[2024 Guide] How to Delete Duplicate Photos on SD Card

How can you delete duplicate photos on SD card? This guide will show you how to quickly delete all duplicate photos from your SD card.


By Lena / Updated on May 31, 2024

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SD card is one great storage device to store the photos we take via phone or digital camera. To get the best one, we usually don't just take one shot, but try multiple times to get the perfect composition or the right light.

SD Card

However, SD card storage space is limited and now you find there is no more space to store new photos. It’s time to delete duplicate photos on SD card to free up space!

What’s the Best Way to Delete Duplicate Photos on SD Card

You can connect SD card to computer, open the SD card, find duplicate photos and delete them manually. However, it will consume a lot of time and effort if you have a large photo library. To save time and energy, you can let Duplicate Photo Cleaner help you delete duplicate photos on SD card quickly.

If you are an iPhone user, FoneTool is recommended here. FoneTool is one comprehensive iOS data management software for Windows users. In addition to data backup and transfer, it provides many convenient tools such as Photo Deduplication.

It will perform a complete scan to find all duplicate/similar photos.
It allows you to preview and select the photos that need to be deleted.
It lets you backup photos before you delete them so you can recover them quickly.
The tool will scan your SD card and find all duplicate and similar photos based on photo contrast technique then you can select and delete all unwanted photos.
The Photo Deduplication not only can delete duplicate photos on SD card but also can find duplicate photos on computer, external hard drive, USB flash drive, Android phone, iPhone, and iPad.

In a word, the Photo Deduplicate tool can help you quickly find all duplicate/similar photos on your device. It is only a matter of making a few clicks of the mouse to delete all duplicate photos on SD card. Let’s start to see how to make it.

How to Delete Duplicate Photos on SD Card 

Here are the steps to delete duplicate photos on SD card via Photo Deduplication tool. You can delete duplicate photos from SD card on computer or delete duplicate photos from SD card on Android phone.

Step 1. Connect your SD card to computer. (If you want to delete duplicate photos on Android phone, please connect Android phone to computer.)

To connect your SD card to your computer, you need an SD card reader, which can help you read the contents of the SD card. SD card reader can be bought online (such as Amazon), or you can buy one at your local store.

Step 2. Download, install and launch FoneTool.

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Step 3. On the home interface, click Toolbox and choose Photo Deduplication.

Photo Deduplication

Step 4. Choose Scan Computer option.

Scan Computer

Step 5. Click to select your SD card.

Select SD Card

Step 6. Click Start scanning.

Start Scanning Computer

Step 7. When the scanning is finished, it will list all the duplicate photos on your SD card.

  • You can select unwanted photos and click Delete to delete them.
  • If you want to make a backup, you can click the Migrate to button to transfer them to computer.

Delete Duplicate Photos

Deleting duplicate photos on computer/external hard drive/USB flash drive/Android is the same as how to delete duplicate photos on SD card. You just need to select the scan path and then it will find the duplicate/similar photos.
If you want to find duplicate photos on iPhone, you can connect your iPhone to computer and choose Scan iOS Device to let the tool scan your device and find duplicate/similar photos.


Bonus: Easily Transfer Photos and More between iPhone and Computer

As mentioned above, FoneTool is one iOS data management tool that supports data transfer and backup. If you want to export iPhone photos, you can let the iPhone to PC function to transfer full resolution photos from iPhone to PC/external hard drive/USB drive.

Transfer to Computer

Besides photos, you can also transfer music, videos, contacts, etc. There is no difficulty to transfer purchased and non-purchased items between iDevice and computer, between two iDevices. FoneTool can help you always put your important data in the right place. Don’t forget to give it a try!

Final Words

Duplicate photos consume valuable storage space. You can rely on Photo Deduplication tool to help you find and delete duplicate photos on SD card. The tool will help you scan, detect and remove all duplicate/similar pictures from your SD card.

Lena · Editor
Lena is an editor of FoneTool, she covers backup & restore, and phone data management and so on. She enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. She loves traveling, eating, reading and so on. She takes most of time with her family when she is not working.