How to Clear Photos/Videos on Nexus
Problems That We May Encounter When Deleting Photos or Videos from Nexus Directly
People would like to delete photos and videos from their Google Nexus device for various reasons. For instance, in case there are some investigations and the photos or videos can serve as evidence against us, or we may have downloaded indecent video or photos from certain groups unawares. But when we decide to delete them from Nexus, we may encounter with unexpected problems. For example, sometimes the battery may drain in the processing of deleting stopping the process; the phone may have frozen slowing the user interface as a result of the phone being overloaded and the Nexus phone may, therefore, fail to respond while deleting; or other more situations. Do you want to solve those problems so as to delete photos and videos from Nexus smoothly and quickly?
You may also want to know: How to Remove Contacts from Nexus 7/6P/6/5X?
All problems can be solved by using the MobiKin Assistant for Android or Assistant for Android (Mac Version). It is a professional and easy-to-use Android data manager tool to help you transfer files between Android and computer, manage Android data on computer, edit or add contacts on computer and even send text messages from computer. For the goal of clearing photos and videos on Google Nexus 7/6P/6/5X/5/4, Assistant for Android can also do you a big favor. No matter you want to delete the whole media files in one way, or choose specific for deleting. Not only photos and videos, this software can also deal with music, contacts, text messages, apps and more. And it is also compatible with Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, Huawei, ZTE and more devices as long as they are running Android OS.
Let's get started now. You can free download a trial version of the MobiKin Assistant for Android by clicking the button below. Then, read the following guide about deleting unwanted photos and videos from Google Nexus with one click.
Methods to Delete Pictures & Videos from Google Nexus
Step 1. Install and launch the program on computer
After downloading the MobiKin Assistant for Android and installing it on your computer, you can launch it directly and plug your Nexus phone into the computer via a USB cable. Then, you will see the main interface as the picture below.
Tips: if you haven't enabled the USB debugging on your phone, the Android data managing tool will be failed to detect your phone. Therefore, you have to follow the instructions below to open USB debugging on your phone.
For Android 2.3 or older, Go: "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
Step 2. Enter photos and videos management window
The program automatically scan out all file types saved in your Nexus device and display them on the left side menu. Now, you can click the "Photos" and "Videos" folders to enter the photos and videos management windows.
Step 3. clear photos and videos on Nexus
Preview and select the photos and videos that you don't need any more and then click the "Delete" option on the top menu. After that, all the selected photos and videos are deleted from your Nexus phone instantly.