How do I delete all photos and videos from an iPad?


If you need to delete all of the photos and videos off an iPad to free up drive space or to prepare a shared student iPad for a new school year, follow these steps.

  1. Connect the iPad to a Mac using the USB to Lightning cable.
  2. If asked, click "Trust" on the device(s).
  3. On the Mac, go to the Applications folder and launch Image Capture
  4. On the left side of the screen, select the iPad under "Devices."
  5. On the right side of the screen, select all photos and videos by going to Edit -> Select All.
  6. At the bottom of the screen, click on the delete button.


Article ID: 722
Created On: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 10:51 AM
Last Updated On: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 1:20 PM
Authored by: Joe Yamada

Online URL: https://kb.nsd.org/article-722.html