How To Delete iPhone Photos in Bulk


Is the Photos app on your iPhone too crowded that it often takes several minutes for you to find a picture? Are you wondering how to delete iPhone photos in bulk for a cleaner feel in the Photos app? Don’t fret; the process is relatively simple.

Quick Answer

To delete iPhone photos in bulk, go to the Photos app, tap “Library,” choose “All Photos,” and tap “Select” from the top-right corner. Slide your finger through the pictures to select them, tap the trash icon, and confirm to delete.

We have taken out the time to put together an extensive step-by-step guide for you on how to delete iPhone photos in bulk using the phone Library and Album features. We will also discuss deleting pictures from your iPhone with the help of a Windows PC or Mac computer.

Deleting iPhone Photos in Bulk

If you are wondering how to delete iPhone photos in bulk, our five step-by-step methods will help you achieve your goal conveniently without much trouble.

Method #1: Using Photos Library

One of the simplest methods for deleting photos in bulk is the Photos Library feature. You can do this by following the steps below.

  1. Go to the Photos app and tap the “Library” tab from the bottom-left corner.
  2. Select All Photos and tap “Select” at the top-right.
  3. Choose multiple photos or slide your finger through the pictures to select them.
  4. Choose the “Trash” icon from the bottom-right corner.
  5. Confirm to remove the photos successfully.
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Method #2: Using iPhone Albums

To use iPhone Albums to delete photos in bulk, follow the steps below.

  1. Go to the Photos app and open the Albums tab.
  2. Choose an “Album” from the “My Albums.”
  3. Tap the “Select” button and choose all the photos you want to delete.
  4. You can remove all the images in an album by selecting the “Select All” button at the top-left corner.
  5. Select the trash icon and tap “Delete” to delete all the selected photos.
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If you delete the entire album, it will still not remove the photos from the Library section.

Method #3: Using Gemini Photos

You can also get rid of bulk photos from your iPhone at once using third-party apps like Gemini Photos. It can be done by following the steps given below. 

  1. Download the Gemini Photos app from the App Store and launch it.
  2. Tap “Allow Access to All Photos” so the app can access your Photos app.
  3. Select the “Menu” icon from the upper-right corner.
  4. Move to the bottom and tap “Delete Photo Library.”
  5. Tap “Delete” to get rid of all the photos.
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The Gemini Photos app will ask you to confirm the action using your passcode or Touch ID for safety purposes.

Method #4: Using Mac

A convenient method for deleting images in bulk on your iPhone is with the Mac computer.

  1. Use a lightning cable to connect your iPhone to the Mac. 
  2. Go to the Image Capture app on your Mac.
  3. Use “Command + A” to select the pictures you want to remove.
  4. Select the small circle from the bottom located next to “Import.”
  5. A prompt asking for confirmation will appear.
  6. Confirm the prompt to delete all the photos from your iPhone successfully.
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Method #5: Using Windows PC

If you are a PC user, you can delete iPhone photos in bulk with the following methods. 

Using iCloud

If you use iCloud, install and launch iCloud for Windows on your PC and follow these steps.  

  1. Go to the iCloud Photos in the “File Explorer.”
  2. Right-click any of the selected photos.
  3. Tap “Delete” to remove the photos.
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Using File Explorer

If you don’t use iCloud, you can use File Explorer to delete iPhone photos in bulk. 

  1. Connect your iPhone to the PC using a lightning cable.
  2. Go to File Explorer > Apple iPhone > Internal Storage > DCIM.
  3. Choose the photos you don’t need.
  4. Right-click on any of the selected Photos and tap “Delete.” The photos will then be deleted from your iPhone.
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Using Apower Manager

For deleting bulk Photos from iPhone using Apower Manager, follow these steps.

  1. Install the Apower Manager app on your PC.
  2. Use a lightning cable to connect your iPhone with the PC.
  3. Choose “Photos” from the side menu and click the “All” button.
  4. Click “Delete,” and all the pictures will be removed.


In this guide on how to delete iPhone photos in bulk, we have explored multiple methods you can use to remove all the unwanted pictures from your device. We have also looked into using Mac and Windows PC to quickly eliminate images on your iPhone.

Hopefully, you have freed up some of the storage and have a clearer Photos app.

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