iPhone 6 - no photos/videos in "Recently Deleted" Album but storage settings displaying that I have over 19GB of photos in "Recently Deleted" Album

by matskipperz   Last Updated August 13, 2019 16:12 PM - source

As mentioned in the title, I have over 19gb of storage taken up according to the iPhone Storage settings, as shown:

Recently Deleted Album 19gb

However, I have already deleted all my photos and videos in the "Recently Deleted" Album as shown:

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I also tried to click "Empty" beside the "Recently Deleted" Album under the iPhone Storage settings, a loading circle appears but eventually nothing happens:

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I have tried connecting my phone to my computer and the only photos remaining are the ones I did not delete. I could not find any traces of deleted photos in any folders.

My iPhone 6 is updated to the latest 12.4 iOS, although I believe the issue has already persisted for a few years, but I didn't give any thought to it until now.

Any advice or solutions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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