As this article is aimed at offering the reasons behind the problem and the corresponding ways to solve iPhone/iPad won’t delete photos in the following below.
Usually, the reasons why you can’t delete photos from your iPhone/iPad are generalized 3 situations and they are presented below.
1. Your photos are synced to iTunes. Under this condition, you are definitely unable to delete photos from your iPhone or iPad simply.
2. Photos are saved in iCloud. If you enabled Optimize iPhone Storage option on iPhone/iPad, you similarly cannot achieve that.
3. iOS glitches and errors. Some unknown bugs on your iPhone/iPad also cause you not deleting photos from the iOS device easily.
Fix 1: Use iTunes to delete photos on iPhone/iPad
Under the first circumstance, you are suggested to apply iTunes to delete photos from your iPhone/iPad. Related operating steps are shown below.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone/iPad to computer and launch the iTunes app.
Step 2: Tap on your iPhone/iPad icon and go to the Summary option.
Step 3: Click Photos tab and uncheck the photos you want to delete on your device.
Step 4: Finally hit on the Apply button to sync iTunes with your iPhone.
Fix 2: Disable iCloud Photo Library button
If you are in the second situation, then you could follow the steps here to fix can’t delete photos from iPhone/iPad.
Step 1: Head to Settings > Photos & Camera on your iPhone/iPad.
Step 2: If you turned on iCloud Photo Library, close Optimize iPhone Storage option.
Step 3: Or you could directly switch iCloud Photo Library button off.
Fix 3: Have PC Expert Services Repair your iPhone/iPad
However, if the problem of photos not deleting from iPhone/iPad results from iOS bugs, then you might have to use professional repair shop, for instance, PC Expert Services to fix it completely. PC Expert Services not only can help you get out of trouble without data loss, but also improve your iOS device’s performance through removing other potential dangers.
If after trying all the tips above your phone or iPad still has a few issues then the only logical thing to do is to take it to PC Expert Services. This is the safest way to get the problem resolved.
“Please bring in your iPhone or iPad to PC Expert Services. We highly recommend not to take your iPhone or iPad apart if you do not know how. Please submit the drop off form at PC Expert Services and bring in your iPhone and iPad for further professional repair for your iPhone or iPad.”