Camera Roll

How can I quickly delete photos from my iPhone's camera roll?

The fastest way to delete pictures from your iPhone's camera roll is to go to the "Moments" section in your Photos app and use the select button to delete whole days at a time. In your Photos app, go to Years -> Collections -> Moments and tap the "Select" button in the top right. Now you can select a whole day with another select button, or individual pics from within a day by tapping on each photo. When you have selected everything you want to delete tap the trash icon.

Where is the DCIM / Camera Roll directory in iOS?

Looking to manually copy photos from the iPhone Camera Roll to a computer? There are several desktop applications that will allow iPhone file system browsing. If your device is jailbroken, you can also connect to the iOS filesystem with ssh.

But where is the path containing iPhone pictures? When taken, new photos are stored in folders created inside the DCIM directory. These folders all have the word APPLE followed by a number. Image files are located within these APPLE directories.

The full path to the Camera Roll directory on iOS is the following:

How can I mass delete all of my iPhone camera roll photos?

Looking to clear up some space on your iPhone camera roll? Deleting multiple photos is great, until you need to delete thousands of photos in one shot. So how can you clear out the camera roll and remove a batch of photos and videos?

To select and delete some or all of your iPhone camera roll photos, you must use an application on your computer with the iPhone connected via USB.

Why are my iPhone photos upside down?

Some iPhone owners may have noticed that photos taken with the Apple iOS device and stored to the camera roll appear rotated when viewed on a Windows computer. The photos appear fine on the iPhone, however after being transferred to Windows they are upside down, or turned sideways.

It appears that something in the photo metadata is being written to tell Windows the photo is oriented in one direction. Now that iOS 5 allows users to snap photos with the volume buttons, many people hold the iPhone with the volume buttons up so they act as a shutter release.

Security 'Flaw' Can Expose iPhone Photo Albums

A new security vulnerability on the Apple iPhone has been discovered that can expose photo albums stored on the device. Although this sounds like a dangerous breach of privacy there are several things that must happen before a complete stranger can view your pictures without entering a passcode. This is of course assuming you use a passcode to protect your data.

iPhone photo album security

First of all, your iPhone must have iOS 5 or later installed. This adds the Camera shortcut icon to the home screen when the home button is double-pressed. Secondly your iPhone must fall into the wrong hands, with someone taking possession of your device who would care about finding and viewing your photos.


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