Get to Know Photos

Once you’ve taken a photo or video with the Camera app, or saved an image from another app, you can find it in the Photos app. Images from shared albums and iCloud Photo Library also appear in Photos. This chapter gets you started with Photos and tells you about its new features, but for full coverage, see Jason Snell’s Photos: A Take Control Crash Course.

View Your Photos

There are four views in Photos: Photos, For You, Albums, and Search, accessed by tapping icons at the bottom of the screen.

The Photos view has three levels. The broadest level, Years, groups photos by, well, years. Tap a group of photos in any year, and you see Collections, which include photos from smaller date ranges, as well by geographic regions. Tap ...

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