Can I delete photos from my iPhone but keep them on iCloud?

7 Keep photos on icloud but delete from iphone and ipad

Some camera app settings very interesting and useful for different purposes like hiding photo and video, Optimize storage space on iPhone, iPad. Primary solution for Fix storage full on the iOS device is released by removing high-resolution photo/ Video in the photos app. Apple gives a perfect possible solution in that we can delete photos from iPhone but not iCloud, iPad for later restore. Or Optimize media file process clutter or compress files automatically without delete space.

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A trick to Delete Photos from iPhone but not iCloud

By removing hundreds and thousands of photos/ Video to iCloud, you can use lots of space on the device to install a new application and enjoy performance ever time.

Step #1: Open the Settings App on Your iOS device.

Step #2: Tap on Profile Name [Apple ID name]

Step #3. Tap on iCloud, then

Step #4. Next, tap on Photos under the Apps using iCloud

Step #5. And then wait for a while and Turn iCloud Photo ON.

delete photos on iPhone only
delete photos on iPhone but not iCloud


The optimized option is a key that works on the critical situation without remove photos. How? This process converts original HD photo to Optimized version (Size is less compare to original).

in iOS 12 or later, Open the Settings – Tap General – Find iPhone Storage – And Enable iCloud Photos.

That’s it!

For automatically upload a new photo to iCloud: Enable Toggle for Upload to My Photo Stream

And of full HD media file copied to iCloud storage

That’s it.

Extra Help: Need to increase iCloud storage space

Don’t have enough storage space on iCloud, buy or Upgrade iCloud storage plan from iPhone/ iPad.

Plans are starting at $0.99 per month and available in your local currency. (First 5 GB is free, for more you should buy)

Moved all photo to iCloud accessible and sync on your Mac or Other iOS devices. Have you enabled iCloud Photo library for a specific device?

For Mac: Go to the Top Apple Menu > System Preference > iCloud > Choose checkbox for iCloud Photo Library.

Wait for sync and view on mac, it’s done after Keep photos on iCloud but delete from iPhone.

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