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How do you delete a photo or album in iPhoto on an iPad?

308 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Feb 22, 2013 4:54 AM by léonie RSS
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Feb 19, 2013 7:39 AM

I want to delet some photos on iPhoto on my iPad.  How do I do it?


Thanks for your help.



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  • Tgara Level 4 Level 4 (3,540 points)
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    Feb 19, 2013 11:49 AM (in response to VRS)

    It depends on where the Albums or Photos came from.


    If the Album or photo was synced to your device via iTunes, the only way to delete them is by deleting the photos through the iTunes sync.


    On the other hand, if the photo or album was created on the iPad, you can tap Edit on the photo or album and see a red trash can to delete it.

  • Tgara Level 4 Level 4 (3,540 points)
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    Feb 20, 2013 10:37 AM (in response to VRS)

    See here:



    Under "View and Organize Photos", there is a section on deleting photos.

  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,380 points)
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    Feb 22, 2013 4:54 AM (in response to VRS)


    how did you create your album or import your photos to iPhoto?


    Not all photos and albums can be deleted iPhoto. If you synced the photos from your Mac, they can only be dleted by removing them from the synced albums on your Mac and syncing again. Only photos taken with your device can be deleted directly from your device using the Photos in the edited album, or tagged albums will be removed from these albums by removing the tags.


    Delete photos

    Depending on how your photos and video clips were added to iPhoto, do one of the following:

    • Photos and video clips taken with your device: Open the Photos app on your device, tap Camera Roll, tap to select the photos, and tap Delete button.
    • Photos and video clips you synced to your computer using iTunes: Connect your device to your computer and, in iTunes, deselect the photos and video clips you want to remove from your device. Click Apply, and click Sync.
    • Photos in the Beamed, Photo Box, iTunes, or [App] album: Tap a photo, tap Gear (Action) button (tap Edit if you don’t see the tool), tap Delete Photo, and tap Delete.




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