What happens if I delete a photo locally on my mobile phone? Maja December 07, 2018 15:14 Updated Follow The photo is only deleted on the device itself and remains saved on myCloud as long as you uploaded it beforehand. Related articles What happens if I delete a photo in the myCloud mobile app? Why does automatic backup not upload all the photos and videos from my mobile phone? How can I download content via the mobile app? Are HEIC/HEVC Files Supported? How much storage space do I have available for my myCloud computer backup?