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How to Delete Amazon Photos Completely

Published by Amazon Mobile LLC | Updated: Mar 23, 2022

Learn how to delete your Amazon Photos account, your personal data and also delete the Amazon Photos app if you have it installed on your Iphone, Ipad or Android. If you want to end your relationship with Amazon Photos completely, follow the guide.

Table of Contents:

  1. Delete account via Email
  2. Delete on iphone
  3. Delete on android
  4. Alternatives

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1. Delete Amazon Photos Account through Email

There are 2 methods to get your data (and account) deleted by Amazon Photos. They are:

  1. Under GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation (for EU Residents): This gives you the right to ask an organization that holds data about you, to delete that data. This is known as the ‘right to erasure’. You can make your request verbally or in writing. We recommend writing via email, to serve as evidence. An organization has one calendar month to respond to your request.
  2. Under CCPA - California Consumer Privacy Act: This empowers California residents to request that a business delete the data/personal information it has on you. The business is legally required to delete the consumer's personal information from its records and direct any service providers to delete the data too. Failure of a business to comply with the CCPA can result in fines of up to $7,500 per violation.

Now we understand what the laws entail, You can delete your account by contacting Amazon Photos via email. Here is how to handle the account data deletion request:

  1. In your email, state the reasons why you want your data/account deleted - Note that under GDPR or CCPA you don't need to provide a reason for your request
  2. Provide all the relevant information regarding your account with Amazon Photos.
  3. Mention the Law under which you make your request - GDPR or CCPA
  4. Notify Amazon Photos of the penalty for non-compliance - A $7,500 fine under CCPA and 4% of annual turnover under GDPR.
  5. Send your email to [email protected] Login to see email.

Alternatively, you can Request your Amazon Photos account data be deleted below.
Send them your request using the format we mentioned above.

Already have an account? Login here

2. Deleting Amazon Photos's App from your Phone

There are many reasons you may want to get rid of Amazon Photos on your phone. It may be to clear storage or because you've grown tired of using the app.
Whatever your reason is, here's how to delete Amazon Photos from an iPhone or Android device:

a. How to Delete Amazon Photos app from your Iphone

If you want to delete Amazon Photos from your iphone, here’s what you should do:

  1. From your home screen, tap the Amazon Photos icon and hold till all apps start shaking.
  2. An "X" sign will appear on the top right corner of the app.
  3. Click the "X" sign on Amazon Photos.
  4. Tap the red delete button and viola!


  1. From your Iphone settings, click on "General".
  2. Now click on "Iphone Storage" and scroll down to see all the apps installed on your phone.
  3. Click the Amazon Photos app you want to delete.
  4. Select "Delete Amazon Photos" on the next screen and confirm delete.

b. How to delete Amazon Photos from your Android phone

To delete Amazon Photos from your android device, here's what you should do:

  1. Open Google Play
  2. From the hamburger menu icon, go to "My Apps & Games".
  3. From the list of available apps on your device, click on Amazon Photos.
  4. Next, tap "Uninstall".


  1. From your home screen or app drawer, tap and hold the Amazon Photos app you want to delete.
  2. Click the part of the screen that shows "Uninstall".


  1. Go to your Android phone settings.
  2. Click on 'Apps'.
  3. Select the Amazon Photos app you want to delete.
  4. Click "Uninstall".

Amazon Photos Software Details

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1. They can also share their unlimited photo storage benefit with five others by adding them to their Family Vault, and search for photos by keyword, location, or the name of the person in the photo.

2. This free photo storage app can help you keep your photos and videos safe, even if your phone is lost or damaged.

3. This free online storage app lets you store, view, and share your important photos right on your phone.

4. You can pool everyone’s photos together from your latest family vacation, soccer team season, birthday party, friend’s wedding, or knitting club--or just share goofy photos with a collection of your favorite people.

5. You can view and share your photos on nearly any phone, tablet, or computer, and you can set a screensaver on your Fire TV, Echo Show, or Echo Spot.

6. Collaborate and share photos and albums with your friends and family by inviting them to a private, invitation-only Amazon Photos Group.

7. Use the Groups feature to privately pool and share full-resolution photos and videos.

8. Once your photos are stored in Amazon Photos, you can delete them from your device to make room on your phone.

9. Finally move those family photos from your old laptop, your phone, and your desktop so they’re all together in one safe place.

10. - Auto-save photos for easy backup and to free up memory on your phone.

11. Amazon Photos offers secure online backup for your photos and videos.

12. Set the app to Auto-Save your photos and videos from your phone so they get backed up automatically.

13. - Share photos and albums via SMS, email, other apps, or privately with Groups.

14. - Back up your photos and videos securely with Amazon.

15. - Prime members can search photos by keyword, location, and more.

16. - See your photos on your Fire TV, tablet, computer, or on the Echo Show, where available.

17. Amazon Prime members get free unlimited photo storage + 5 GB video storage as part of their Prime membership.

18. Once your photos have been saved to Amazon Photos, you can access them from nearly any device.

19. Everyone else gets 5 GB for photos and videos.

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