Want to free up more storage space in iCloud and don’t know how? Let this post teach you some possible ways to delete photos from iCloud to make more room.
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My iCloud storage is maxed out because of high-resolution pictures. I know I have them elsewhere so I want to delete them from the iCloud so new items can be stored in the iCloud. Any ideas? Thank you!
- A User from Apple Communities
If like the user above, you want to make some iCloud space for new items and don’t wish to afford the extra monthly payment for larger storage, removing photos that take a lot of room from iCloud is a good option. Now read on the tip to know how to delete photos from iCloud. Before getting started, there’s a important thing we have to remind you. Please make a local backup with iTunes if you don’t have one.
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Photos you take on your iPhone/iPad will be uploaded to My Photo Stream when you leave the Camera app and connect to Wi-Fi, which takes up more storage space. So you can turn off My Photo Stream to delete pictures from iCloud.
Once enabled, iCloud Photo Library automatically stores all photos and videos you take, and takes them up to date on all devices. To delete photos for more storage space in iCloud, you can turn off the iCloud Library Library.
To achieve the purpose to delete photos from iCloud, you can disenable Photo Library/Camera Roll to be backed up to iCloud. Just follow the steps: For iOS 9 and later, tap iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage > Turn off Photo Library; for iOS 8 and earlier, tap iCloud > Storage & Manage > Manage Storage > Turn off Camera Roll.
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Step 1. Download and install Primo iPhone Data Recovery to computer. Open it and choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Click Next to start scan.
Step 2. Choose Photos you wish to get back and click Recover.
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