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Delete multiple photos from the iPhone's Camera Roll iOS devices
I kept building up my photo collection on the iPhone's Camera Roll. There is no obvious way to delete a bunch of them -- short of deleting all of them -- from iPhoto (or even iTunes). You can, howver, use the Image Capture in OS X to do it.

Launch Image Capture and hit the Download Some button, and you are then free to roam the camera roll, selecting and deleting multiple images. My camera roll had over 1,000 photos in it, and taking pictures got very sluggish. You can erase them from the camera roll and sync them though iTunes. Browsing is much faster on synced rolls than on the standard Camera Roll.

[robg adds: Obviously, you could use iPhoto to import all, then say yes when asked if you want to delete the images after the import is done. If, for some reason, you wanted to keep some images in the Camera Roll, then this hint would work. The use of Image Capture was noted in the comments to this hint, but I felt it worth sharing as a separate hint.]
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Delete multiple photos from the iPhone's Camera Roll
Authored by: landis on Sep 20, '08 11:04:43AM

AWESOME - Thanks! After handing my iPhone to my 3 year old niece, I think this was exactly the hint I needed. :)



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