IF you’ve recently deleted a load of bits from your iPhone to speed things up, you may have forgotten an essential step.
One way to give your handset a boost is deleting old photos and videos.
But did you realise that they don’t disappear right away?
So if you’re looking for a quick speed boost, you’ll need to empty the hidden recycling bin.
Or as Apple calls, it the Recently Deleted folder.
The photos and videos in here are usually deleted automatically after a certain amount of time.
But they stick around for a bit in case you make a mistake or change your mind.
To find it, just open the Photos app.
Be sure to open the main Albums page.
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Slide to the bottom.
And you’ll see the Recently Deleted folder there.
To remove them all right now, tap Select.
Then hit Delete All.
Your iPhone will ask you to confirm one last time, so be absolutely sure – as after this, you won’t be able to restore them.
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