Deleted all my photos from my iPhone, but still taking up 3gb space. What gives?

circa7

macrumors regular
Original poster
Jan 8, 2013
200
3
Even when I plug into my computer it shows 3gb in iTunes. There are zero photos/videos on the device (even iPhoto finds none). I already tried hard reset and it didnt work.
 

sviato

macrumors 68020
Oct 27, 2010
2,282
45
HR 9038 A
Are you set to sync photos from iTunes? Turn off photo syncing and check whether the capacity bar adjusts.
 

enesguler

macrumors newbie
Nov 3, 2014
4
0
I can't understand actually, because two days ago I had same problem and I solved it by hard reset
 

desertman

macrumors 6502a
Jul 14, 2008
632
20
Arizona, USA
Make a manual backup to your computer, erase your iPhone (settings and content), set it up as a new iPhone and restore from the backup.

For whatever reason Apple decided to leave deleted photos as invisible but space occupying crap on iOS devices and the only method that really helps (at least in many cases) is to erase and to restore. I've done this on several iPhones/iPads and it always worked.
 
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