Cannot delete photos

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  1. jerrysha

    jerrysha iPF Noob

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    I can't seem to delete any photos. I check mark the photo and then click on delete in the upper left hand side of the screen but nothing happens. Help please.
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    It would appear you can only delete photos you have download via the iPad ie: web pages all other photos will need to be done thru iTunes .....please correct me if I'm wrong
     
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    All of the photos were put through iTunes. They came from a file on my computers desktop. I had just got the iPad and was experimenting with it.
     
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    pallentx iPad Junkie

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    Yeah, as far as I know you have to hook back up to your computer and remove them through iTunes. Maybe someone has an app to get around it.
     
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    you cant delete synced photos from the ipad itself.
     
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    jerrysha iPF Noob

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    So they are on the iPad forever. That seems rediculous.
     
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    No you will be able to remove photos via iTunes.
     
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    pallentx iPad Junkie

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    Yeah, I hope as Apple continues to refine the iPad that they will move beyond the "big iPod" concept and see the iPad as a device that can better stand on it's own. I have only synced by iPad a couple of times. It's a pain I would rather avoid as much as possible. This thing needs to go all cloud based, not chained to a desktop somewhere.
     
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