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Photo Albums: Organize And Reorder Your Photos | iPadOS 17 Guide

To create photo albums in the Photos app, scroll along the side-pane to view your albums, and choose New Album at the bottom. Next, decide on an album name.

Then, choose photos to add to the album. Once happy with the selection, tap Done to create the album.

If you want to delete an album, tap Edit and a minus icon will appear next to the album name, enabling its removal.

Note that only albums created on the iPad can be deleted, not those synced with a computer.

Add to albums

Want to add more photos to an album later? Just browse through your photos until you find what you’re looking for. Tap the Select option and choose the pictures you want to add to an album.

Tap the Share icon in the bottom left of the screen, then choose Add to Album. You’ll be able to select a pre-existing album or create a new one.

Album order

It’s possible to change the order of images within an album. After opening up an album, tap and hold any image until the pop-up menu appears on-screen. Then drag the photo to another position and let go. All the other images will automatically shuffle to make room for the picture. Changes will be saved automatically in the Photos app.

It’s important to note that this only works for custom photo albums you’ve created yourself – default albums like “All Photos” and “Favorites” are arranged chronologically and can’t be rearranged this way.