Delete Camera Roll

One way of freeing up space on your Windows Phone device is by deleting photos and videos stored in your camera roll. Want a quick way to delete those files? We’ll show you how. Head past the break to watch the steps on video.

If you have Windows Phone 8.1:

  1. Go to photos
  2. Swipe left for albums
  3. Press and hold on camera roll
  4. Click ‘delete contents.’
  5. Click ‘delete’ again if you’re sure you want to do this.

If you have Windows Phone 8.0:

  1. Go to photos
  2. Click on albums
  3. Press and hold on camera roll
  4. Click ‘delete contents.’
  5. Click ‘delete’ again if you’re sure you want to do this.

That’s it! If you need to free up more space, you may also want to check out our guide on how to move or uninstall multiple apps with Storage Sense on Windows Phone 8.1. It’s also a good idea to back up your Windows Phone pictures and videos with OneDrive, so they won’t be gone for good.

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