By Dylan / Last update December 21, 2021


How can I clean duplicate photos on my iPhone?

I have a great number of photos taken over the years (1,000,000 plus). I know that several copies of image directories exist in my files. So, I'm looking for the fastest, accurate image Duplicate detection software. Any advice would be much appreciated!

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Why need a duplicate photo cleaner?

Thanks to the great photo algorithm, iPhone can be a nice choice to take beautiful photos for lots of people. And you can transfer photos to computer to edit and manage the pictures you take.

However, as time goes by, you can easily get iPhone storage full alert because too many duplicate pictures piling up your iPhone storage. In addition, if tons of copied images taking up your Windows computer storage, the PC can run slowly.

It is easy to sort dozens of similar photos for easy management. However, if you got thousands or million pics, it would be complex just like the scenario. In this condition, a good duplicate photos cleaner/finder play its roles. You can quickly scan your iPhone/iPad/Windows computer to find out duplicate photos. Then save them on your PC/external disk or delete them from your device. 

Best free duplicate photo cleaner-AOMEI MBackupper

To effectively clean redundant photos, here we recommend AOMEI MBackupper, which is the best free photo cleaner for iPhone and iPad. It can quickly find your copied images on your device and delete them with ease. Compared with other similar tools, it comes with various advantages and features, including

• Fast and efficient: It can detect duplicate photos/videos in a very short time. if you have lots of photos on your iPhone.
• Easy-to-use interface: AOMEI MBackupper uses a simple interface, and anyone can easily find their duplicate pictures.
• Support deleting similar photos: Besides duplicate pics, it also find similar photos from your device and delete them.
• Great compatibility with all iOS devices: This iOS duplicate finder can work well with all iPhone and iPad modes, such as iPhone X, 11, 12, 13, iPad, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Pro.
• Selective deletion: After scanning, you can check all duplicates, you can choose the images to remove from your device.
• Delete Windows duplicate photos. If you ever save your photos on your computer, AOMEI MBackupper is able to find out the copied of images on the Windows folder.

Now you can download this software, next, we will guide you on how to easily remove duplicate/similar photos on iPhone/iPad.

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How to delete duplicate/similar photos with AOMEI MBackupper

Install AOMEI MBackupper, and connect your iPhone/iPad with your computer, and follow the step below.

Step 1. Run AOMEI MBackupper, and click the “Photo Deduplication” button on the main interface.

click photo deduplication

Step 2. When the program is launched, click “Scan the iPhone” to find the duplicate photos on your iPhone/iPad.

scan ios device

Step 3. Choose a period you want to search, and click “Start Scan”.

start scanning ios

Step 4. Wait for all duplicate photos listed here. And select photos you want to delete. Then click “Delete” to delete them.

delete duplicate photo

✍Note: AOMEI MBackupper is more than a duplicate photos cleaner, it also helps you backup and transfer photos from iPhone to a computer for better managing.


AOMEI MBackupper can be the best free duplicate photo cleaner/finder for iPhone/iPad on Windows computers. It will quickly scan all your duplicate and similar pictures on your iPhone or a computer folder and select the photos you want to remove.

Besides, AOMEI MBackuper also comes with various features. You can backup/transfer your photos to PC/external drive to protect your data, and convert HEIC to JPG/PNG/JPEG to solve the compatibility issue.