iPad Tip: How to Delete Photos from Your iPad in the Photos App


I’ve been asked this question more than once recently, so perhaps there are others who are wondering how to delete pictures from the iPad. Here’s how to remove photos directly on the iPad.

Open the Photos App.
Tap the Photos tab at the top of the screen.

Tap box with arrow icon (action menu) in the upper right

Touch the Photos you want to delete

Tap Delete


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.


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