iPhone How-tos
1.1 Fix Forget iPhone Passcode
1.2 Reduce iPhone Video Size
1.3 Change iPhone Font
1.4 Change iPhone Wallpaper
1.5 Add Bookmark to iPhone
1.6 Empty Trash on iPhone
1.7 Turn Off Autocorrect on iPhone
1.8 Turn iPhone Flashlight On
1.9 iPhone Revolution
1.10 iPhone Vs Android
1.11 iPhone Vs Gphone

How to Empty Trash on iPhone (iOS 11/12)

Having the habit to empty trash on iPhone is always useful. Just like Recycle Bin on Windows and Trash on Mac, there are also this kind of apps on iPhone that recycle files you deleted. You need to remove these trash files to free up space and avoid the iPhone storage almost full warning.

Here comes the question, how to empty iPhone trash?

In this post, we will show you how to empty trash on iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/6/5/4, etc. running in iOS 12/11. You can take this guide to get rid of unwanted iPhone trash easily.

How to Empty Trash on iPhone

How to Empty Trash on iPhone/iPad (iOS 12/11)

Part 1: How to empty trash on iPhone Mail

You may have many email accounts attached to your iPhone, allowing you to check all your email addresses on the go. The deleted mails and spam will take more and more memory in trash folder. Empty iPhone trash in mail is easy, and you should follow the next steps to clear mail trash periodically.

Empty Trash on iPhone Mail

Step 1 Unlock iPhone and open the "Mail" app. Tap the email account you want to empty the trash.

Step 2 Tap "Trash" to enter the "Trash" interface.

Step 3 Tap the "Edit" button on the top-right corner and then tap the "Delete All" option to delete all the mails in the trash folder. You can also go to the "Junk" folder to remove all junk mails with this method.

Part 2: How to empty Trash on iPhone Photos

To empty trash on iPhone Photos app, you should take the following guide.

Empty Trash on iPhone Photos

Step 1 Unlock iPhone and open the "Photos" application.

Step 2 Tap on "Album" and then scroll down to the "Recently Deleted" folder.

Step 3 Tap "Select" > "Delete All" > "Delete X Items" to confirm the operation to empty trash on iPhone Photo.

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Part 3: How to empty Trash on iPhone Notes

Similar to the Mail and Photos app, there is also a "Recently Deleted" function in Notes app. Once you delete notes, you can access in the "Recently Deleted" folder. To empty trash on iPhone Notes, do the following:

Empty Trash on iPhone Notes

Step 1 Unlock iPhone and open the "Notes" app.

Step 2 Find and enter the "Recently Deleted" folder.

Step 3 Tap "Delete All" to empty trash on iPhone Notes app.

Note: For some iOS versions, you may not find the "Recently Deleted" folder on iPhone Notes.

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Part 4: How to empty all trash on iPhone completely

With the methods above, you can easily empty trash on iPhone Mail, Photos and Notes. But if you want to remove all unnecessary iPhone trash files, you need to rely on the professional iPhone Trash Eraser. First, you can free download and install it on your computer.

iPhone Trash Eraser

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  • Erase various content and settings permanently and thoroughly.
  • Clear trash from text contents, like Contacts, Text Messages/iMessages, Call history, Calendar, etc.
  • Empty trash from media files like Music, Videos, Photos, TV Shows, Voice Memos, App, etc.
  • Empty trash on more than one iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, etc.
  • Support iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/6/5/4, iPad Pro, Air 2/1, mini 4/3/2/1, etc.

Step 1 Launch iPhone Trash Eraser

Launch iPhone Trash Eraser

After downloading, install and run this powerful iPhone Trash Eraser on your computer. Connect your iOS device to it with USB cable.

Step 2 Choose devices and erase level

Choose Erasing level

Once iPhone is connected to computer, a table is shown on the left side of interface. Choose your device and the erasing level (Low, Medium and High level).

Step 3 Empty all trash on iPhone

Empty all trash on iPhone

Click the "Start" button in the right side in the interface to empty all trash on iPhone completely.

After a while, all the unwanted trash files on iPhone will be removed permanently.

Conclusion

In this post, we mainly talk about how to empty trash on iPhone. You can get several guides to help you handily clear iPhone trash on Mail, Photos and Notes. Hope you can better manage your iPhone data after reading this article.

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January 23, 2019 11:15 / Updated by to Eraser