Albums on iPhone are great for organizing photos and videos you've taken or downloaded. With them, you can store your memories according to events, places, or people. And some third-party apps like Instagram or WhatsApp will automatically create albums to store the sent or downloaded photos with your permission. With too many photos albums on your iPhone, you may want to delete some albums to free up the storage space at some point. Well, removing photo albums from iPhone is quite easy, here we will show you how to delete albums on iPhone in three ways.
Part 1: How to Delete Photos Albums from iPhone via Photos App
Part 2: How to Delete Albums on iPhone via Coolmuster iOS Assistant
Part 3: How to Delete Multiple Photo Albums on iPhone via iTunes
Can't Delete Some Albums from an iPhone, Why?
You can delete photos albums in the Photos app on your iPhone. And the albums created by third-party apps like WhatsApp, Snapchat, or Instagram, can also be deleted using the following guide.
How to delete an album on iPhone via the built-in Photos App:
Step 1: Open the Photos app on your iPhone and select Albums at the bottom of the screen.
Step 2: Tap See All on the upper-right corner.
Step 3: Tap Edit on the next screen.
Step 4: To delete the photos albums on iPhone, tap the red "-" icon on the top-left corner of the albums.
Step 5: Select Delete Album when the pop-up notification appears.
If you have the question of how to empty photo albums on iPhone, the steps are just as above.
Note: The photos inside the albums won't be deleted, they are still kept in your Photo Library of your iPhone.
Got too many albums on iPhone and want to know how to delete multiple photos albums on iPhone from PC? You can do this via Coolmuster iOS Assistant. This is an all-round data managing tool that helps you transfer, back up & restore, and manage files on iOS device from computer or Mac. It lets you view and access the photos albums on iPhone from PC, and gives you the ability to delete photos albums, export photos from iPhone to PC.
Check out the features of Coolmuster iOS Assistant:
> One-click to back up iPhone/iPad/iPod to computer or iTunes.
> Create multiple backups for your iOS data without erasing the previous one.
> Transfer data between your PC and iDevices with ease.
> Manage files on iPhone from PC directly and easily.
> Supported data types: photos, videos, contact, messages, notes, calendars, bookmarks, music, book.
> Supported devices: all iOS devices running iOS 5 and later, such as iPhone 14/iPhone 14 Pro/iPhone 14 Pro Max/iPhone 13 Pro/13/12/11/XS Max/XS/XR/X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/SE/5C/5, and so on.
How to delete albums on iPhone via Coolmuster iOS Assistant:
Download the Coolmuster iOS Assistant on your Windows or Mac computer now:
Step 1: Install and launch Coolmuster iOS Assistant on PC. Unlock your iPhone and tap Trust on your iPhone when "Trust this computer?" prompted. The program will detect your iPhone automatically.
Step 2: Go to the Photos tab from the left panel and click Albums.
Step 3: Select the albums you want to delete and then click the Delete button on the top of the interface to remove them from iPhone.
In this way, your photo albums from iPhone will be deleted. You can also use this tool to manage other files on iPhone from PC.
Tip: Want to erase photos on iPhone permanently? Check the guide on how to permanently delete photos from iPhone.
How do I delete albums from my iPhone that synced with computer using iTunes? Well, if you have synced iPhone albums from your computer, you will need to connect your iPhone to computer and then delete them through iTunes.
Here's how to delete photos albums from iPhone via iTunes:
Step 1: Connect iPhone to your computer with a USB cable, then open iTunes on your computer.
Step 2: Click the device icon on the top-left corner of the iTunes interface and then click Photos.
Step 3: Check the box of Sync Photos, then choose the option Selected Albums and select the albums that you want to keep on your iPhone. By doing this, the unchecked albums will be removed from your iPhone after syncing.
Step 4: Click Apply to start syncing and click Done when finished.
When trying to delete albums from an iPhone, you may notice that some albums can't be removed. Do you want to figure out why? Well, there are two main reasons:
>> Albums are sorted out on iPhone by default
Firstly, some albums that created on iPhone by default can't be deleted by users. These default albums on iPhone include the Camera Roll, People & Places albums, Videos, panoramas, Screenshots, Selfies, and so on.
>> Albums were synced with iTunes before
Secondly, if you have connected your iPhone to PC or Mac to sync your albums with iTunes, then you can't delete them directly on your iPhone Photos app. To get rid of those synced albums, you can try the method in Part 3.
Deleting albums from iPhone is easy. You can do it via the Photos app on your iPhone in a few tabs. However, if you have a large collection of photo albums, it may not be convenient to view and select the unwanted albums on your iPhone. Coolmuster iOS Assistant offers a solution for you to delete them from computer. This way, it will be easier to find out which albums you need to delete. What's more, Coolmuster iOS Assistant is packed with many other useful features for data managing. Feel free to download the trial version and have a try.