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BonzotheHeatingCoil Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jul 30, 2012 5:21 PM

Is there any way to bulk delete photos from your iphone without having to go find a computer with itunes to attach it to?

iPhone 4S
  • modular747 Level 6 Level 6 (15,680 points)
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    Jul 30, 2012 5:22 PM (in response to BonzotheHeatingCoil)

    NO.

  • Lawrence Finch Level 7 Level 7 (24,500 points)
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    Jul 30, 2012 5:23 PM (in response to BonzotheHeatingCoil)
  • modular747 Level 6 Level 6 (15,680 points)
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    Jul 30, 2012 5:28 PM (in response to BonzotheHeatingCoil)

    In case you plan to start several more threads,  hoping to get a different answer, I'll pre-answer a few more: no, non, nope, nyet, nada, forgetaboutit.

  • Annabelle_R Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Aug 12, 2012 1:36 PM (in response to BonzotheHeatingCoil)

    Yes there is a way. Tap the box with arrow at the top right corner then tap each photo you want to delete, a check mark will appear in the bottom right corner of each photo. Then tap the delete bar, will erase many photos at once. Hope this helps.

  • nigelomahony74 Level 1 Level 1 (25 points)
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    Jan 6, 2013 1:31 AM (in response to BonzotheHeatingCoil)

    Incorrect!

     

    If you have a mac, open up Image Capture (click on the magnifying glass in the top right and type in 'image capture')

     

    If your iphone is connected you can delete in bulk. Select as many photos as you like (cmd+a for all, hold shift for a bunch in a row, or cmd to select single photos) then click the no entry sign and you can delete them all.

     

    iphoto should be able to do it..... but at least this is a workaround!!

  • Lawrence Finch Level 7 Level 7 (24,500 points)
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    Jan 6, 2013 6:40 AM (in response to nigelomahony74)

    nigelomahony74 wrote:

     

    Incorrect!

     

    If you have a mac, open up Image Capture (click on the magnifying glass in the top right and type in 'image capture')

     

    If your iphone is connected you can delete in bulk. Select as many photos as you like (cmd+a for all, hold shift for a bunch in a row, or cmd to select single photos) then click the no entry sign and you can delete them all.

    It would have been helpful to read the original post before responding:

     


    BonzotheHeatingCoil wrote:

     

    Is there any way to bulk delete photos from your iphone without having to go find a computer with itunes to attach it to?

     

    (emphasis added)

  • nigelomahony74 Level 1 Level 1 (25 points)
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    Jan 30, 2013 5:31 PM (in response to Lawrence Finch)

    Oh Sorry! Should have read that properly!

     

     

     

     

    If it is any help, the fastest way to delete them minus a computer is click on an album>click edit>tap to select as many photos as you like> then click delete.

     

     

     

    For some reason this only seems to work with `Camera Roll`

     

    Cheers,

    Nige

  • Mark Be Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Mar 9, 2013 6:18 AM (in response to nigelomahony74)

    Brilliant!  Thanks.

  • Prince_TWM Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    May 3, 2013 7:18 AM (in response to BonzotheHeatingCoil)

    Actually there is one easy and quick way for Windows users :

    1. Connect your iPhone ( or any apple device you want to delete photos from )

    02. Go to ''my computer''

    3. You will see the device icon under Portable devices , Click it , you will find another icon named Internal Storage , Click it and then you will find a folder named DCIM , click it and then you will find a folder where you can see all your photos saved on your device photos ( Camera Roll ) , or from apps .

    4. By holding right click , Select all the photos you want to delete , release the right click button and you will have to choose from many options , here you can find Delete , by clicking delete you can delete these photos permanently .

     

    *You can also delete bulk photos saved from apps (Facebook , Whatsapp , etc) , by clicking another folder that will appear beside the folder which hold photos saved from camera roll (Step 3)

     

    *You can also copy the photos and save them somewhere on your computer

     

    Hope this would help .


  • modular747 Level 6 Level 6 (15,680 points)
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    May 3, 2013 7:53 AM (in response to Prince_TWM)

    Maybe you didn't bother to read the OP's post, now 8 months old, which was asking if he could bulk delete photos WITHOUT A COMPUTER.

  • meghanclare Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jul 8, 2013 2:27 PM (in response to modular747)

    Regardless of the OP's question, the suggestion to use Image Capture helped me.

     

    Thanks!

  • koreth Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Aug 5, 2013 7:51 AM (in response to modular747)

    Since we're being nitpicky here: the original question asked how to do it without a computer with iTunes. So this actually does answer the original question as asked; the OP may have a computer handy but not want to install iTunes on it, totally understandable if it's a Windows machine.

  • modular747 Level 6 Level 6 (15,680 points)
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    Aug 5, 2013 8:01 AM (in response to koreth)

    No, not understandable at all, since the vast majority of iTunes installations are on Windows computers.  And it's obvious he already knew that he could do it with iTunes - the question was how to do  without.  The response about how to use iTunes was irrelevant.

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