How to Create Photo Album on iPhone iPad: 2 Ways to Make Photo Albums for iDevices

iPhone iPad Create Photo Album Posted by Estrella H.| Last Updated: September 11, 2019

Your ultimate guide on how to create photo albums for iPhone 11, 11 Pro (Max), XS, XS Max, XR, X, 8, 7, iPad Pro and other iOS devices.

All photos, screenshots, live photos, videos and others are stored in Camera Roll (or called All Photos if you've enabled iCloud Photos feature to sync photos between your iOS devices). Besides, there're some default photo albums which are created and named automatically by your iPhone iPad to save certain types of photos or videos, such as Favorites, Videos, Selfies, Slo-mo, Time-Lapse, and Burst. However, sometimes we still need to create a photo album or several according to our own needs. For example, create a photo album to save all work-related images, create a photo album to organize photos taken in certain place. So, how to create photo albums on iPhone iPad? Two ways are explained below.

How to create a new photo album on iPhone iPad?

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Method 1. Create Photo Album on iPhone iPad with the Photos App

Step 1. Tap on Photos app of your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2. At the bottom navigation, find Albums and press it. Then, you'll get access to Albums screen where you'll see a list of photo albums, for example Camera Roll, Favorites, Videos.

Step 3. At the Albums screen, tap on "+" in the upper-left corner to create and name a new album for your iPhone or iPad.

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Step 4. After hitting Save, it will guide you to select photos or videos you'd like to add to the photo album you created just now. Once complete, hit Done.

Later, you'll see this album in the Albums screen.

Note: Even if you have added photos to an album of your own creation, those photos are still stored in Camera Roll/All Photos. If you delete them in Camera Roll/All Photos, you'll lose them in your own album as well.

Method 2. Create Photo Album for iPhone iPad with WinX MediaTrans

In addition to making photo albums with Photos app directly, we can also create photo albums with third-party programs, such as WinX MediaTrans. This is desktop software which can create as many photo albums as you like on your iPhone XR, XS, XS Max, X, 8, 7, 7 Plus, 6s, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPod and other iOS devices running on iOS 13, iOS 12, iOS 11, iOS 10, iOS 9, iOS 8, etc. And it allows you to transfer photos from PC to your newly-created albums of iPhone iPad iPod. Learn more features about WinX MediaTrans >>

Step 1. Download this iOS photo album creator on your PC. Windows 10 or earlier is supported. Or download Mac version. Then, install and launch it.

Step 2. Connect your iOS device with computer via a USB cable.
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Step 3. Disable iTunes auto sync to avoid iDevice data loss.

Step 4. Then, back to WinX MediaTrans main interface, and hit Photo Transfer.

Step 5. Then, you'll see your device name, all of your photo albums, and also a blue "+" button in the left sidebar. Click "+", and then you can create a new album and name it for your iPhone or iPad.

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Step 6:
* If you don't need to transfer photos from PC to the new album, just hit Sync button to make the album show up on iPhone or iPad.
* If you need, please hit Add Photo in the top navigation, select target items, and then hit Sync to make newly-created photo album and pictures in it visible on iPhone or iPad.

Note: You are unable to delete the photo album created by WinX MediaTrans and the pictures in it directly on your iOS device.

Beyond iPhone iPad Photo Album Creation, WinX MediaTrans Can Do More

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* Get photos off iPhone iPad to PC to free up space or for other reasons;
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