I have an iPhone 4 that does not update anymore, works deadly slow, and has zero free space on it. For some reason (subject for another question), I has to use it and, to make using it more comfortable, I want to free some space.
I found that decent amount of space is occupied by photos and videos, that I cannot afford to loose, so I want to move these photos and videos to PC, i.e. to copy them from iPhone to PC, and then remove them from iPhone.
I've connected iPhone to PC via USB cable, and Windows (I also have MacBook, but tried on Windows; let me know, if on MacBook my task is easier to solve) recognized it as external USB drive with two folders:
one folder named
another named something like
In these two folders there were more than a hundred photo and video files. I successfully moved all of them to PC, so now, Windows does not see any files on iPhone.
The problem is that iPhone still has zero free space and if I tap on
Photo icon in it, I still see lots of photos and videos there. So my goal was not achieved. I don't know whether photos I still see on iPhone and photos I now have on PC are the same or not.
Could you help me?