How Do You Delete Photos From My Pictures?


Quick Answer

To delete photos from My Pictures in Windows, open the folder containing the pictures, right click on the picture you wish to delete, click Delete, and then click Yes to confirm that you wish to delete the picture. Alternatively, if you wish to delete an entire folder, right click on the folder, click delete, and then click Yes to confirm that you wish to delete the folder.

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To delete multiple photos at one time, right click, drag the mouse over the photos you wish to delete, release the mouse button, and click Delete from the menu that opens. Click on Yes to confirm the multiple deletions. You can also click the photo and then press the Delete key on your computer to delete an individual photo.

After deleting photos from the My Pictures folder, empty the Recycle Bin, which is the location where the computer stores deleted pictures and other deleted files after deletion. Emptying the Recycle Bin permanently deletes the photos from your computer. To empty it, right click on the Recycling Bin icon on your desktop, and select the Empty Recycle Bin option from the menu. Confirm the deletion of all files in the Recycle Bin by clicking on the Yes button when prompted.

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