How to Create a Folder in Photos App on iPhone

You can create your own photo albums on your iPhone to manage your photos. This guide will show you how to create folders in Photos app on iPhone and iPad.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Mar. 20, 2020

With iPhone camera getting more and more professional, we can take much more good pictures which also means pictures taken much more space of your iPhone. Check your iPhone photos, it’s not surprising you get more than 1,000 pictures stored, and even much more.

Creating albums on your iPhone is a good way to organize your photos, so you can find and view the pictures you need quickly. In this post, we will show you how to make new albums in Photos on your iPhone or iPad.

The “Camera Roll” album on your iPhone stores all photos and videos you take with your iPhone, and iOS 9 brings new albums: “Selfies” and “Screenshots”. If you enabled iCloud Photo Library, the “Camera Roll” album will be replaced with “All Photos”.

How to Create a New Album in Photos on iPhone

Step 1.Open Photos on your iPhone, and tap on Albums.

Step 2. You will see “+” option on the top left, tap on it.

Step 3. Name your new album, and tap Save.

Step 4. Select the photos you want to add to it, and tap Done.

After creating the new album, you can add pictures to it anytime you need.

Open “All Photos” or “Camera Roll” album > Tap Select and choose the pictures you need > Tap “Add To” > Select the album you need > Tap Save.

Bonus Tip: How to Export or Import Photos to Your iPhone

AnyTrans is a full-way iOS manager that allows you to transfer and manger your iPhone photos and albums with ease. Download it to have a try >

  • Transfer photos from camera roll, photo library, photo stream and albums to computer as backup.
  • Sync pictures from computer to iPhone without erasing.
  • Massively delete photos from iPhone to free up space.
  • Copy photos from one iPhone to another selectively.
  • Create new albums directly, and add photos from computer to the new album.

Create Albums with AnyTrans: Open AnyTrans and connect your iPhone to computer > Click Photos > Albums > Click “+” to add a new album.

Create Albums with AnyTrans

Create Albums with AnyTrans

Export photos from iPhone with AnyTrans: Click Photos in AnyTrans > Choose Camera Roll > Select the photos you need > Click the Send to PC/Mac button.

Export Photos from iPhone with AnyTrans

Export Photos from iPhone with AnyTrans

The Bottom Line

Creating folders on your iPhone is quite easy with the above methods. Don’t forget to give a try on AnyTrans. If this guide is helpful, please share it with your friends to help more iPhone users.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.