How Do I Delete Duplicate Photos on iPhone?

March 23, 2020Nicole Jones

Nowadays most people tend to take photos with iPhone to record the meaningful moments in daily life and share with friends or family members. That’s because iPhone’s camera is getting more powerful to enable Apple users to take more stunning photos. What’s more, the options for iPhone storage continue to grow, so iPhone users are able to store more photos and pictures in iPhone.

There must be various duplicate photos in our iPhone as we usually take photos of the same scenery or person to pick up the best one. It’s necessary to delete duplicate photos on iPhone in case they eat up our storage. In this post we will share the quick methods to remove duplicate photos on iPhone with ease.

Delete Duplicate Photos on iPhone

Part 1. How to Delete Duplicate Photos on iPhone with iOS Data Manager

The easiest and quickest way to delete duplicate photos in batch on iPhone is to use a professional iOS data manager program, there is such an option from Aiseesoft, it’s Aiseesoft FoneTrans- iOS Transfer.

Aiseesoft FoneTrans can help Apple users transfer data like photos, music, contacts, voice memos and more from iPhone/iPad/iPod to your computer or vice versa. It also comes with some other handy features like duplicate photo deleting, iPhone ringtone maker and HEIC converter, duplicate contacts finder, contacts backup and restore, etc. So you can rely on it to find duplicate photos on your iPhone and delete them in bulk.

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Aiseesoft FoneTrans

  • Find Duplicate photos, contacts on your iPhone and let you delete them in batch.
  • Transfer data like Photos, Music, Contacts, Movies, Books and more between iDevice and computer or between iOS devices.
  • Make personalized ringtones for iPhone from your favorite song.
  • Convert pictures from HEIC to JPG or PNG format.
  • Import data from iTunes to iPhone or computer.

Follow the easy steps below to mass delete duplicate photos on iPhone.

Step 1.
Free download, install and launch this iOS data manager tool on your PC or Mac according to your OS.
Step 2.
Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable and wait for seconds to let the software detect your device.

Note: : iOS running in iOS 13 and later has strengthened the data security for iOS devices. iPhone users with iOS 13 or above need to enter the iPhone passcode twice during the scanning process.

Enter iOS 13 Password
Step 3.
After your iPhone is detected successfully, Aiseesoft FoneTrans will scan your device automatically and list all the data in your iPhone in categories.
To find the duplicate photos in your iPhone, click Photos on the left of the main interface, wait for seconds and all the photos will be displayed on the program.
Click Photos
Step 4.
You are able to preview all the photos in your iPhone under different groups and find the duplicate photos easily. To remove duplicate photos from iPhone, just check the box in the upper-left corner of each photo and then click the Delete icon on the top bar.
Check Duplicate Photos And Delete

You can check various duplicate photos simultaneously to delete them in one click.

Part 2. How to Remove Duplicate Photos on iPhone Manually

If there are not so many photos in your Photos app, you can also delete them manually in bulk with several taps.

Step 1.
Open Photos app on your iPhone.
Step 2.
Tap Select in the upper-right corner to select the duplicate photos in batch.
Step 3.
Tap all the duplicate photos you want to delete and press the Trash icon at the bottom right corner of the screen to delete them.
Select Duplicate Photos on iPhone

Please note that the deleted photos will go to the Recently Deleted album and still stay in your iPhone for 30 days. If you want to delete the duplicate photos from iPhone immediately, you can go to the Recently Deleted album to delete them, then they will disappear from your iPhone forever.

Part 3. Good Apps to Delete Duplicate Photos on iPhone

If you want to get rid of duplicate photos on iPhone directly with iOS apps, there are also good apps that can do the professional job.

1. Duplicate Photos Fixer

Duplicate Photos Fixer is an awesome duplicate photo finder that helps iPhone users remove multiple copies of exact and similar-looking images to remove unnecessary clutter, which releases iPhone users from manually sifting through thousands of photos.

What’s more, it will categorize your duplicates under groups, so you can preview them before deleting to make sure you will not lose photos by wrong deletion.

Duplicate Photos Fixer

2. Remo Duplicate Photos Remover

Remo Duplicate Photos Remover is also a good iOS app that is specially designed for deleting duplicate photos on iPhone. After scanning your photo library, it will line up all the exact duplicates and similar photos separately. If you want to exclude certain photos and sets when Remo scan your photo library, you can mark them as exceptions so that Remo will skip them. If you want a free and simple app to remove duplicate photos on iPhone in bulk within seconds, Remo Duplicate Photos Remover will be a good choice.

Remo Duplicate Remover

Part 4. FAQs about Deleting Duplicate Photos on iPhone

Can I delete duplicate photos on iPhone with iTunes?

No, iTunes does not have the function to delete duplicate photos, it only allows you to delete all photos on iPhone. But it’s possible to use iTunes to delete duplicates like songs/audio files/videos.

How to delete duplicate photos on Windows or Mac computer?

There are also some desktop programs that can help Windows or Mac users delete duplicate files or photos easily, For Windows users, you can give Fast Duplicate File Finder or Duplicate Cleaner a try, they both have a free version available. To delete duplicate photos on Mac, there is a professional Mac cleaning tool named Mac Cleaner that deserves a try.

What’s the best free duplicate photo finder app?

The two iOS apps we recommended above, Duplicate Photos Fixer and Remo Duplicate Photos Remover both deserve your try, they are free and simple to use, but powerful in finding exact duplicates and similar photos on your iPhone.

Bonus: How to Delete All Data from iPhone/iPad

If you need to delete all the data and content on iPhone or iPad before you sell it or change to a new phone, you need a powerful iOS data erasing tool that can help you delete all the settings and content permanently and thoroughly. We recommend Aiseesoft FoneEraser for you to erase any data on iPhone/iPod/iPad to protect your privacy. It offers three modes to remove all the iOS data according to your detailed demand, and it’s able to remove all files and settings on more than one device simultaneously to save your time.

Leave us a comment if you have other easy methods to delete duplicate photos on iPhone.

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