How to Delete Albums on an iPhone

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Clearing up space on your iPhone can be a lot of work, especially when your photos are the culprit. Creating an organized Photo Library and weeding out all those screenshots of random recipes and Instagram posts really is crucial to preventing photo storage issues on your iPhone in the future.

If you're like me, you probably have a lot of random albums you accumulated, and it's time to let them go. Lucky for you, deleting albums in your Photo Library on your iPhone is super easy, can be done in under a minute, and can also be done without posing a risk of data loss.

This guide covers how to delete albums on your iPhone and avoid data loss. Let's get started!

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Open the Photos App

First and foremost, go to your home screen and open your Photos app.

Click on the Albums Tab

At the bottom of the screen, you will click the "albums" tab. When the albums icon is blue, you have properly selected that tab.

Click "Edit"

Next, click "edit" in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

Click the Minus Sign

After clicking edit, you will see that each album has a minus sign "-" in the upper left-hand corner of the album. Click the minus sign for the album you want to delete.

Click "Delete Album"

You will then see a prompt confirming that you are sure you want to delete this particular album. The photos will remain in your Photo Library, but you will no longer have a separate album. To confirm, click "delete album."

Click "Done"

When you are done deleting the albums you no longer want, click done in the upper right-hand corner.

And, voila! You have deleted albums in your iPhone's Photo Library. See how easy that was?

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