Step 1: Enable iCloud Photo Library
To enable iCloud Photo Library, go to Settings > Photos and toggle on iCloud Photo Library. This will automatically upload your photos to iCloud and keep them in sync across all your devices.
Step 2: Delete Photos From Your iPhone
To delete photos from your iPhone, open the Photos app and select the photos you want to delete. Tap the trash can icon and confirm that you want to delete the photos. This will remove the photos from your iPhone but they will still be available on iCloud.
Step 3: Enable Optimize iPhone Storage
To free up even more space on your iPhone, you can enable Optimize iPhone Storage. This will automatically replace high-resolution photos on your iPhone with lower-resolution versions, saving space on your device. To enable this feature, go to Settings > Photos and toggle on Optimize iPhone Storage.
- Can I still access my photos on iCloud if I delete them from my iPhone?
Yes, if you have enabled iCloud Photo Library, your photos will still be available on iCloud even if you delete them from your iPhone.
- Will deleting photos from my iPhone delete them from iCloud?
No, deleting photos from your iPhone will not delete them from iCloud if you have enabled iCloud Photo Library.
- What happens if I turn off iCloud Photo Library?
If you turn off iCloud Photo Library, your photos will no longer be stored in iCloud and will only be available on your device.
- Can I delete photos from iCloud but keep them on my iPhone?
Yes, you can download photos from iCloud to your iPhone and then delete them from iCloud if you no longer need them on the cloud.
- How do I download photos from iCloud to my iPhone?
To download photos from iCloud to your iPhone, open the Photos app and select the photos you want to download. Tap the share icon and select Save Image. The photos will then be saved to your iPhone’s camera roll.