How to Remove Photos From Apple Watch

July 30, 2023
David Sunnyside

The Apple Watch is an innovative device and one of the latest additions to Apple's product offerings. Perfect for users of all kinds, its capabilities range from helping people exercise more effectively and tracking sleep patterns, all the way to emergency assistance services. However, like other devices it may eventually run out of storage space; therefore, if you own an Apple Watch it's essential that you know how to delete photos from it.

Step one is to identify how much space is being consumed on your device. You can do this by opening the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and selecting My Watch; here, you will see how much of that space each watch face is occupying while what remains from other applications; this will help identify what may be taking up too much room and how you can free it up.

Check your storage by opening up your Settings app on your iPhone, selecting General, and viewing a list of all apps currently using up your storage, with details regarding their usage of space and how much of it they occupy. From there you can go into each individual app to delete any unnecessary data or files.

Make space on your Apple Watch by clearing away unwanted applications from its home screen and selecting an icon for each unwanted program that you would like to delete, pressing and holding until a menu pops up, and selecting the "X" at the corner to delete them.

If you are having difficulty uninstalling apps from your Apple Watch, the issue could be related to Screen Time settings. By altering these, you may be able to delete apps more efficiently on your device by following these steps.

When deleting apps from your Apple Watch, it's important to keep in mind that they won't actually disappear from your iPhone unless you manually unsync and restrict the number of images synced to it. To do this, open up the Watch app on your iPhone and navigate to My Watch > Photo Syncing before setting a limit of 25 images for this option.

Once this process is completed, give the Apple Watch time to update with its new settings and resync with them. When complete, it will discard any additional photos other than those selected for synchronization and only keep 25 of those chosen - freeing up space on your Apple Watch significantly! You can repeat this process at any time in the future to increase or decrease the amount of synchronized photos - this process works great at freeing up space quickly but it must be performed with care lest any important files or photos are accidentally erased accidentally!

David Sunnyside
Co-founder of Urban Splatter • Digital Marketer • Engineer • Meditator
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