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, teaches about digital tools through his work, websites and social media. 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. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for STEM / STEAM materials.

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