1. Steve-O's Avatar
    Hi there,

    Over the past 6 months I've accumulated lots of various pictures on my iPad. Some were copied over from my iPhone, some saved from emails & some synced via iTunes (from a dedicated folder on my Win 7 laptop).

    I have just decided to clear a lot out & delete them, but seem to be having problems actually removing them. I have tried to select & delete them from the iPad itself, but it doesn't give me an active delete button..... & I have tried arranging the folder it syncs with on my laptop to only have the pics I want in it - this just resulted in all of the original pics in there & then duplicates of the synced ones.

    It's probably something very simple that I'm missing, but can anyone offer any advice?

    Many thanks!
    10-31-2010 06:50 PM
  2. Ipheuria's Avatar
    You can't delete photos directly from the iPad. The pictures have to be deleted from the folders being synced. If you have and it still shows the pictures your picture database file may be screwed up. You can try rebooting or you can try unchecking the sync this will remove all the pictures. Then you can reboot the iPad and re-sync everything back to the iPad.
    10-31-2010 07:08 PM
  3. ChrisGonzales90's Avatar
    You can't delete photos directly from the iPad. .
    WRONG!

    Well, sort of.

    You can't delete library photos (photos from your pictures folder on the computer) but you CAN delete photos that you saved directly on the iPad. (Sleep + home button, saved images from safari, attachments etc)
    10-31-2010 08:18 PM
  4. AppsforiPads's Avatar
    I just now wen to my iPad photos app, and by simply using the trash can located in the upper-right hand corner deleted photos... I assume they might not be truly gone until I sync my iPad, but in essence they are gone, you cannot see them.
    11-01-2010 08:54 AM
  5. paul100's Avatar
    Open iTunes, then leave each album sent to iPad that is to be deleted..
    Check whether Photos are sync from iPhoto. Press 'Sync' button in lower corner of iTunes screen. Now check iPad and confirm all photos have been deleted. I hope this will help you..
    Last edited by paul100; 11-01-2010 at 09:51 AM.
    11-01-2010 09:47 AM
  6. Ipheuria's Avatar
    WRONG!

    Well, sort of.

    You can't delete library photos (photos from your pictures folder on the computer) but you CAN delete photos that you saved directly on the iPad. (Sleep + home button, saved images from safari, attachments etc)
    OK well obviously you can delete the screenshots but I assumed the OP didn't want to delete many screenshots.
    11-01-2010 12:21 PM
  7. theipadlifestyle's Avatar
    has to be through sync, unfortunately.
    Last edited by theipadlifestyle; 11-08-2010 at 06:31 PM.
    11-08-2010 05:40 PM
  8. Aulddiy's Avatar
    Now I work on one 70 year olf brain cell, considering this, can the 1,000+ photo that were pre installed when I bought the iPad not be deleted?
    Thanks
    John
    11-11-2010 07:14 AM
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