How to Delete Movies from iPad

By Emily Watson, Saturday, May 02, 2015

You may download many great movies on your iPad and now you want to get rid of some movies you have watched when your iPad is out of storage space. The iPad users can delete movies directly from iPad with ease. Just go to the Movie App on iPad, and tap the Settings > General > Usage, and then the movies will appear under Storage. Select the movie and swipe it from right to left, and then tap the red "Delete" button. Now, the movie is deleted from your iPad.

With the methods mentioned, you can only delete one movie at a time. If you don't want to keep repeating the same action again and again, FonePaw iOS Transfer can be a good choice. This software enables you to delete several movies at a time. In addition, before deleting a movie from your iPad, you can use this program to backup these movies by transferring movies from your iPad to iTunes library or computer to avoid the permanent loss of the movies. Furthermore, you can delete photos, videos, TV shows, music videos, and podcast etc. from your iPad to free up more space.


Free download the trial version of FonePaw iOS Transfer and have a try.

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Delete Movies/Films from iPad

1. Connect iPadPro/Air/mini to PC

Launch FonePaw iOS Transfer and connect iPad to computer with the USB cable. The software will automatically detect your iPad and show it on the right panel.

Connect iPad to PC via USB Cable

2. Remove movies from iPad

To delete iPad movies, click "Media" on left-side directory tree. Then the media window will be displayed on the right side. Click "Movies" at the top line.

In the movie management widow, choose the movies you want to remove. You can first choose "Export to" > "Export to PC" to backup these videos. Finally, click "Delete".

Delect iPad Movie Files

Tips: Applying the same steps, you can delete TV shows, music videos, podcast, iTunes U, voice memos, music etc. from iPad, too.

When the deleting process is finished, you'll find the movies are gone on your iPad. And if you have backup your movies, you'll get the movies in the target folder.

Besides removing movies from iPad, you can transfer iPad videos to your PC or iTunes and vice versa. Meanwhile, you can easily backup iPad with this software. By the way, FonePaw iOS Transfer fully supports all iPhone, iPad and iPod running iOS 9, iOS 8, iOS 7, iOS 6.

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