Photos - Delete fails with "iCloud Photo Library is on" error

Description:

The following error message appears when deleting photos from iMazing:

"Cannot delete photos because iCloud Photo Library is on"

 

Solution:

If iCloud Photo Library is turned ON:

Turn off iCloud Photo Library from your device:

  • iOS 10.3 or later: Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Photos > iCloud Photo Library
  • iOS 10.2 or earlier: Settings > iCloud > Photos > iCloud Photo Library

If iCloud Photo Library is turned OFF:

There is a reference to iCloud Photo Library (CPL) on the device, that needs to be deleted.

In the File System view, delete the cpl_enabled_marker file from the /Media/Photo Data folder.

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