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4 Ways to Delete Albums on iPhone/iPad Completely

2018-07-30 17:39:49/Posted by Alleny Gavinto Phone/Data Clean Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

As more and more photos are stored in your iPhone, you may have created a lot of albums to manage them. However, now you may not need them and choose to delete these albums from your iPhone. So, is it easy to delete an album on the iPhone? Well, for some albums, you may be able to delete them with simple 1-2 taps, but for some albums, you can't delete them by many methods. So how do you delete different types of albums on iPhone or iPad? You can find a way here.

Part 1: How to Delete Created Albums from iPhone/iPad?

Deleting created albums from an iPhone or iPad is extremely easy. It requires no special skill or knowledge and can be done within a few seconds. You can even remove multiple created albums at one time. But you should be careful not to delete your needed albums by mistake.

Step 1. Fist of all, open Photo app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2. Go to "Albums" and choose "Edit" button from the top right corner of the phone screen.

Step 3. After you click the Edit button, there will be a red circle beside each album you have created on your iPhone. Just click the red circle on the albums that you want to delete.

Step 4. Finally, click "Delete" button to confirm the deleting operations.

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Part 2: How to Remove Places Albums from iPhone/iPad?

The method above can only delete the albums that you manually added on your iPhone and iPad, and it is helpless to the albums that came along with iOS devices, such as "Selfies", "Videos", "People", "Places", etc. But don't lose hope, follow the steps below, you can make these stock albums disappear from your iPhone/iPad.

Step 1. Open Photos App on your iPhone or iPad and go to the bottom of screen to choose the "Albums" tab.

Step 2: Click the "Places" album and tap on the buttons of Select > Select All.

Step 3: There will a trash icon appear at the bottom right corner. Just tap on it to delete all the photos in the Places album.

Step 4: Once all the photos in the Places album are removed, the Place album would be deleted from your iPhone.

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Part 3: How to Delete Synced Albums from iPhone/iPad?

Sometimes you may fail to delete albums as your iPhone/iPad is synced to iTunes. You can follow the way here to delete synced albums from iPhone or iPad.

Step 1. Link your iPhone or iPad to your computer and launch iTunes.

Step 2. Tap the connected iPhone or iPad from the left side bar of iTunes and choose the "Photos" tab.

Step 3. Choose the option of "Sync Photos from".

Step 4. Once you see the albums you want to delete, uncheck the box in front of the album and start the sync process by clicking the "Apply" button.

After the steps above, all the synced albums on your iPhone will be removed immediately.

Part 4: How to Remove Albums from iPhone/iPad Permanently?

Via the methods above, all deleted albums and photos can be recovered back easily. If you need to delete albums and photos on your iPhone, iPad and iPod permanently, you need a professional data erasing software to make sure that the data is delete with zero recovery possibility. Here we recommend you with the iOS Data Eraser, which features with advanced wiping algorithm to delete everything (including photos, contacts, text messages, call logs, videos, apps, etc.) from iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s, iPad Pro/Air/4/mini, iPod touch, etc. permanently with zero opportunity to restore.

iOS Data Eraser provides users with 3 different security level for your choice. Just click the below icon to get the program installed on your computer and follow the below instructions to see how easy the program works.

3 Steps to Delete Albums on iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/6S Plus/iPad Permanently

Step 1. Install iOS Data Eraser and connect your iPhone to PC

Here you should download and install the program on your computer. Launch it and connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. Once connected, the program will detect the connected iPhone immediately.

choose the erase private data option

Step 2. Select erasing mode and choose the file types for erasing

Choose the mode of "Erase Privacy Data" and the program will start to scan the connected iPhone. After the scan, all the data on your iPhone like safari history, messages, message attachments, notes, photos, etc. will be found and categorized in the program. Just select "Photos" that you want to delete.

Step 3. Begin to delete albums on iPhone

After you have selected all the photos you want to remove from your iPhone, you can click "Erase Now" button and then type the word "delete" on the pop-up window to confirm the permanent deletion of the data. Once the photos and albums are erased from your iPhone, they won't be recovered any more.

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