Besides calling and texting, another most common function of smartphone these days is taking pictures. And when it comes to iPhone, this function becomes even more prominent because of high quality camera of the device. So if you have an iPhone, you are sure to capture lots and lots of pictures and videos. Over the time, the number of pictures keeps increasing and this makes your album messy and unorganized. So to keep your album organized, you need to delete a few unnecessary ones, export some to your PC or other device and add/import a few photos from PC. So now when you know that you need to manage photos on iPhone, the next question is how to manage photos. Below given article will provide the most relevant and the best solutions on how to manage photos on iPhone.
The best way to manage photos on iPhone is by taking help of some software that can match up to all your requirements. Though there are a large number of programs available, if you are looking for the one that is simple as well as quick, then TunesGo is an apt choice. This software from Wondershare acts as a complete iOS manager and allows to transfer not only photos but also videos, music, playlists and other content between iOS devices, iTunes and PC. Moreover, the software also allows taking back-up and restoring them when needed. Using Wondershare TunesGo, you can effortlessly add, export, import and delete photos from your iPhone. The software is compatible with Windows as well as Mac system. So using it, you can also manage iPhone photos on Mac . So if you are looking for solution on how to manage iPhone photos, read below.
The steps to manage photos on iPhone using Wondershare TunesGo are listed below.
Step 1 Launch TunesGo and connect iPhone with PC
First of all, download, install and launch TunesGo on your PC. Next using a USB cable, connect iPhone to PC and the device will be detected by the software immediately.
Step 2 Select Photos option under device
Now under the connected iPhone, tap on “Photos” option that will show the list of albums and the number of photos in them.
In order to add/import photos from PC to iPhone, select the album to which you wish to add the photos. On top menu bar, click the triangle under “Add” button, and select "Add File" or "Add Folder" from the drop down menu.
Now select the folder on PC and the desired images that you wish to add and then click on "Open".
To export photos to PC, select the album and the desired photos that you wish to transfer to PC. Right click to select "Export to PC".
Now select the folder on PC where you wish to export the photos and click on OK. Photos will be successfully added to the selected folder.
To add iPhone photos to other iOS device, first of all, connect the device to PC using a USB cable. Now the new device will also be detected by the software.
Under iPhone, select album and the photos that you wish to export and then on top main menu, right click to select to “Export to iPhone 2” option-select the other connected device. The selected photos will be transferred to the other connected iOS device.
In order to delete the photos on iPhone, select the album and the desires photos. Next click on “Delete” option from top menu bar.
A message will appear to ask you if you are sure to delete the photos. Click "Yes" to delete the selected photos.
Another way to manage photos on iPhone is by using its in-built Photos app. The app enables users to manage photos by transferring them to other albums, deleting the needed one , adding them to favorite and performing other functions. The main album of the Photos app is called All Photos or Camera Roll that stores all the photos as well as videos on the device. The photos which are deleted from Camera Roll will be permanently deleted from the device. There are some other albums on which are automatically created by the OS like Selfies, Slo-mo, Snapseed, Bursts, Screenshots and others. Using Photos app on iPhone, you can manage photos by transferring them from one album to other, deleting them, moving their location within the album.
The steps to manage photos with Photos app are listed below.
Step 1 Launch Photos app from home screen of iPhone and the list of albums will appear. This is the basic first step for all of the following operations.
Step 2 Select the album from where you wish to transfer the photo and tap “Select” at the top-right corner.
Step 3 Now check the photos that you wish to transfer. Next tap “Add to” option on bottom-right corner.
Step 4 From the new window, select the album to which you wish to add the photos.
The selected photos will now be added to the album.
Step 2 Select the album from which you wish to delete the photos and then tap “Select” at the top-right corner.
Step 3 Select the photos that you wish to delete and then tap on "Delete" icon on bottom-right corner.
A confirmation message will appear, press “Remove from Album” and the selected photos will be deleted from the album.
Using Photos app of iPhone, you can manage iPhone photos by changing the order of the photos. The steps for changing the order are as below.
Step 2 Select the album in which you wish to change the order of the photos and then tap “Select” on the top-right corner.
Step 3 Select the photo that you wish to move and then hold it for a few seconds and then drag it to the new position. Press Done on the top-right corner when you complete the process. The order of the photo will be changed.
Here you need to note that the order of the photos in Camera Roll and the albums which are created automatically by OS cannot be changed.
Besides transferring photos, deleting them and managing them, Photos app also enables users to organize the albums by creating new albums, renaming them , adding photos to them and deleting them.
Above two methods for iPhone photo management , you can select either of the methods depending upon your needs and requirements. Both of the methods have some pros and cons associated with them and below given is the list for your further reference.
1. Pros and Cons of Using TunesGo for Managing Photos on iPhone
2. Pros and Cons of Using In-built Photo App for Managing Photos on iPhone