Re: How do I delete photographs from an iPad?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by RichA, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. RichA

    RichA Guest

    On Oct 29, 11:00 pm, Eric Stevens <> wrote:
    > This is a problem which touches on digital photograpy and I'm raising
    > it in the hope that one of the more knowledgeable people here knows
    > the answer.
    >
    > Just over two months ago I bought an iPad for the joint use of me and
    > my wife. I had about two weeks of battle with setting up email
    > accounts (the damned thing kept changing settings on me) before my
    > wife set off with it for six weeks overseas. The only thing I managed
    > to do with photographs was synchronise the iPad with one of the image
    > directories in my computer.
    >
    > My wife returned with a swag of photographs copied into the iPad which
    > she had taken with her camera. The originals remain in her camera. She
    > had also copied several smaller swags into the iPad which she had
    > copied from other peoples' cameras. To make matters more complicated
    > she had edited a considerable number of images in the iPad and wanted
    > to access the final result for printing
    >
    > I've now found out how to copy the photographs out of the iPad by
    > backing up to my computer. What I haven't yet found is an easy way to
    > delete +1800 images from the "All Imports" folder of the iPad. There
    > doesn't even seem to be an easy way to select a large number of images
    > at a time.
    >
    > Google tells me I'm not the first person to strike this problem and
    > there are a number of recommended methods on the Internet. A problem
    > which has emerged is that while my wife was away she accepted the
    > invitation to upgrade to iOS6 which appears to be slightly different
    > in it's user interface from the previous versions. Tricks which are
    > claimed in various forums to make things easier don't seem to exist in
    > my version of the iPad.
    >
    > Its not that I'm particularly worried by having to delete +1800 images
    > one at a time. Its what will happen next that worries me. What happens
    > when another 5000 images are added?  ... then another 3000. Is it
    > really Apple's intention that the machine fills up until it bursts?
    >
    > What do I do?
    > --
    >
    > Regards,
    >
    > Eric Stevens


    Ask Siri. HAHAAHAHAHAHAHHAH!!!!
     
    RichA, Oct 30, 2012
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  2. RichA

    PeterN Guest

    On 10/30/2012 12:07 AM, Savageduck wrote:
    > On 2012-10-29 20:39:57 -0700, RichA <> said:
    >
    >> On Oct 29, 11:00 pm, Eric Stevens <> wrote:
    >>> This is a problem which touches on digital photograpy and I'm raising
    >>> it in the hope that one of the more knowledgeable people here knows
    >>> the answer.
    >>>
    >>> Just over two months ago I bought an iPad for the joint use of me and
    >>> my wife. I had about two weeks of battle with setting up email
    >>> accounts (the damned thing kept changing settings on me) before my
    >>> wife set off with it for six weeks overseas. The only thing I managed
    >>> to do with photographs was synchronise the iPad with one of the image
    >>> directories in my computer.
    >>>
    >>> My wife returned with a swag of photographs copied into the iPad which
    >>> she had taken with her camera. The originals remain in her camera. She
    >>> had also copied several smaller swags into the iPad which she had
    >>> copied from other peoples' cameras. To make matters more complicated
    >>> she had edited a considerable number of images in the iPad and wanted
    >>> to access the final result for printing
    >>>
    >>> I've now found out how to copy the photographs out of the iPad by
    >>> backing up to my computer. What I haven't yet found is an easy way to
    >>> delete +1800 images from the "All Imports" folder of the iPad. There
    >>> doesn't even seem to be an easy way to select a large number of images
    >>> at a time.
    >>>
    >>> Google tells me I'm not the first person to strike this problem and
    >>> there are a number of recommended methods on the Internet. A problem
    >>> which has emerged is that while my wife was away she accepted the
    >>> invitation to upgrade to iOS6 which appears to be slightly different
    >>> in it's user interface from the previous versions. Tricks which are
    >>> claimed in various forums to make things easier don't seem to exist in
    >>> my version of the iPad.
    >>>
    >>> Its not that I'm particularly worried by having to delete +1800 images
    >>> one at a time. Its what will happen next that worries me. What happens
    >>> when another 5000 images are added? ... then another 3000. Is it
    >>> really Apple's intention that the machine fills up until it bursts?
    >>>
    >>> What do I do?
    >>> --
    >>>
    >>> Regards,
    >>>
    >>> Eric Stevens

    >>
    >> Ask Siri. HAHAAHAHAHAHAHHAH!!!!

    >
    > Idiot!
    >

    that's stating the obvious.

    --
    Peter
    From Stamford CT.
     
    PeterN, Nov 1, 2012
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