Delete Video From iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Deleting a video from your Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch is not very easy to figure out for some users. There are 3 different ways you can go about it depending on the type of video you want to delete. Here’s how you can do each of them.

Videos synced from iTunes

1. Tap Videos to bring up the video list.

2. Swipe back and forth (left to right) across the file you wish to delete.

3. Tap Delete.

iPod Touch Delete video button appears

Recorded videos

1. Tap Photos.

2. Open the Camera Roll.

3. Tap the video you wish to delete.

4. Tap the trash can icon at the lower-right portion of the screen.

iPod Touch trash icon

5. Tap Delete Video.

iPod delete video option

Multiple recorded videos

1. Open the Photos app.

2. Open the Camera Roll.

3. Tap the arrow coming from a frame located in the upper-right portion of the screen.

Frame arrow

4. Check the pictures and videos you wish to delete by tapping them.

5. Tap Delete.

iTouch button to delete multiples

The video should then be removed from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.


  1. laura maggiore says

    I recorded a movie on my 3gs and it was recording. after 60 mins it stop and went on again to more recording. It was recording for 40 mins after so it should have 2 parts video and now I can’t find it it dosen’t show that I even did it. Can you help please. Where is my video? When I do usb to laptop it dosen’t show it. What did I do wrong?

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