Permanently Erase iPhone Videos and Photos

Learn Some Effective Tips To Erase Photos and Video Permanently From iPhone!

Summary: Want to delete photos and videos permanently on your iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR/8/7/6/6S, so that nobody can see it. Looking for 100% solutions for deleting personal pictures and videos from iPhone before selling it, so that the other person could not see your personal photos and videos. Well, Just Relax! In this article we have provided some effective solutions that will help you to permanently delete photos and videos from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 which is not recoverable by any means.

However, if you are looking for quick and easy method to permanently delete photos and videos from iPhone, then it is highly recommended that you must use iOS Data Eraser software.

With the help of iOS Data Eraser software, you can:

  • Permanently erase photos from iPhone.
  • Permanently delete videos from iPhone.
  • Also delete App’s photos and videos on iPhone.
  • Delete all data such as contacts, text messages, audio, WhatsApp/Kik/Viber/LINE/Messenger chat messages, voice memos, calendar, notes, Safari bookmarks, etc.
  • Also delete all your personal data forever.
  • Support all models of iPhone such as iPhone X/XS/XS Max/XR/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus, etc.
  • 100% safe, secure and easy to use.

Permanently Erase Photos and Videos From iPhone

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Privacy is quiet serious concern on iPhone and it plays quiet important role in our everyday life. So when you start thinking of selling out your device to anyone else then the very first thing you need to consider is that how to prevent your personal information being leaked.

With the vast development of IT industry along with the commonness of the cell phone has reverse everyone’s life by making it convenient and colorful. At the same time numbers of iPhone users are worried for their data that are stored in their iPhone like photos/videos that it would be gained by another person.

In many cases, most of the people purchase newly launched and SIM cards from online shopping sites like eBay, Amazon etc. and they are ready to sell out their old device so as to replace it with some new one available in the market today.

Most of the users are sure that they have deleted all their personal data by performing deletion operation in the iPhone but the fact is that they actually don’t know that simple deletion is not that enough, the data is still there and anyone can fetch it easily by recover those deleted data by using the recovery tool.

Many iPhone users think that simple deleting photo and videos by using “Delete All” option erases them permanently from iPhone. But if you think so then your thinking is wrong. The answer is given below.

Additional Reading: How To Remotely Erase Lost or Stolen iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch Data?

Why The Simple “Delete” Option Is Not Enough To Delete Data?

Like the same if you are also full confident about your data deletion by pressing the “Deletion” button then let it be clear to your mind that it’s not done correctly so don’t sell iPhone before doing complete and unrecoverable deletion of data.

When you attempt to clear the private data on your iPhone the first thing that you all do is the press the “Deletion” button. But when some kinds of items are deleted from your iPhone, it turns out that they actually not get deleted, instead they are marked as deletion status and get hidden by the operation system and they are still on your iPhone.

The deleted data will still remain there but marked as deleted and they are recoverable and it can easily be recovered with the help of appropriate iPhone Data Recovery software.

For example just have look at practical scenario!

Unable to flush Recently Deleted Photos with “Delete All”

1000s of photos (actually screenshots from few years)

The Photos App crashes after selecting “Delete All”

What can I do to flush/ get back this disk space?

– Original Post From MacRumors Forums

So, now the question arises in your mind – how will you delete your iPhone X/8/7/6 data permanently that contain your private photos and videos?

Additional Reading: How To Permanently Erase All Data From iPhone, iPad And iPod Touch

Well, the solutions are mentioned below!

Solution 1: Permanently Delete Photos/Videos From iPhone [100% Unrecoverable]

In order to permanently erase all your photos and videos from your iPhone, you must try professional iOS Data Eraser software. This iOS Data Eraser Tool delete all file type permanently from iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus, etc such as photos, videos, audio, contacts, text SMS, social app chat messages, notes, voice memos, calendars, Safari bookmarks, etc. The deleted data is permanent and it cannot be recovered by any means not even by iPhone Data Recovery software.

The best part about this iOS Data Eraser software is that it is available for both Windows and Mac computer.

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Below follow the steps to delete photos and videos from iPhone permanently by using iOS Data Eraser software.

Steps To Permanently Deleted Photos and Videos From iPhone

Step 1: Connect your device to the computer

First install and launch iOS Data Eraser software and then select "Erase" option from the available option. Now connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to your computer.

Once it recognizes your device, it will display the two options for you such as – Erase Full Data and Erase Private Data. Select "Erase Full Data" in order wipe all data from the device.

Step 2: Start to erase all data from your device completely & permanently

Next click on "Erase" button to start erasing data from your iPhone/iPad or iPod Touch completely and permanently.

Since the erased data can't be recovered by any means, hence, it is suggested that you must be very careful that you do not want any data back and then enter "delete" and press on "Erase now" to confirm.

Step 3: Wait till the data deletion is complete

After the data deletion process starts, you don't have to anything, but only have to wait till the process completes. Make sure the device is connected properly during the entire process.

When the data deletion is complete, you will see the following window as shown in the screenshot below.

Now your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch is completely deleted and it now turns into a new device. There is no data left on the device and you can use it according to your wish.

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Solution 2: Factory Reset iPhone To Permanently Delete Photos and Videos [Recoverable]

Another option to delete photos and videos from iPhone permanently is to factory reset your iPhone. Factory resetting iPhone will erase all data from your iPhone, including photos and videos.

Note: When you follow this method, make sure that you do not take a backup of your photos and videos beforehand. In case, if you backup photos and videos and later when you restore your iPhone from backup, then photos and videos will also get restored back to your iPhone.

Below follow the steps on how to delete photos and video permanently from iPhone by performing factory reset.

Step 1: On your iPhone go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Tap General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

Step 3: You will then asked you to enter your passcode. Simply enter the passcode. You will also be prompted to enter your Apple ID.

Step 4: Finally tap on “Erase iPhone” button and the erase process will start.

Once, the erase process gets complete, all your photos and videos will get deleted from your iPhone.

Note: But if anyone uses iPhone Data Recovery software immediately after factory resetting your iPhone, then deleted data can be recovered with ease.


So, those were the two easy solutions that you can try to permanently delete photos and videos from iPhone X/8/7/6/6S. However, I would recommend you to follow solution 1 that is to use iOS Data Eraser software as it delete photos and videos permanently which is not recoverable by means, not even by any iPhone Data Recovery software.

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