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How to Create a Photo Collage on Your iPhone

Creating a photo collage on your iPhone is easy and fun! Use this guide to learn how to craft beautiful, personalized collages using the Photos app on your device.

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Published Feb 2, 2023

Difficulty: Easy

Duration: 5 minutes

What you'll need: iPhone

  • Creating a photo collage on an iPhone can be done easily using a variety of apps.
  • Learning how to make a photo collage on an iPhone can help someone capture memories and tell stories in creative ways.
  • In this article, you'll learn how to create a beautiful photo collage on your iPhone.

Making photo collages from your iPhone is a great way to preserve memories and create beautiful art. Whether it’s for a special gift or just for fun, a photo collage is an excellent project to spruce up your phone’s home screen.

There are many apps that help you easily make stunning layouts with photos of your friends, family, and favorite moments. In this guide, we will go over the steps needed to make a photo collage on your iPhone. We will cover how to select photos from your camera roll, choose an app and layout design, customize the images in the collage with filters and text tools, save it as an image file or share directly on social media platforms.

With these few simple steps you can quickly turn your beloved pictures into one creative piece of art with just a few taps of your finger!

How to make photo collage on iPhone using the Google Photos app

Creating a photo collage on an iPhone using the Google Photos app is easy and fun. Just follow these steps.

  1. Open the Google Photos app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the plus symbol (+) at the bottom of the screen to create a new album.
  3. Name your album and tap "Create."
  4. Select all of the photos that you want to use in your collage and add them to the album by tapping on each photo one-by-one or selecting multiple photos and pressing “Add” when finished.
  5. Once your photos have been added, tap on the three dots icon next to the album name and select “Collage” from the menu options that appear.
  6. Your selected images will be laid out into a basic collage template with different shape, number, order - but you can customize this by tapping an individual image to reorganize it within the layout or swiping a photo away from its current position entirely if you don’t want it included anymore in this collage view.

Our takeaway

Creating a photo collage from your iPhone is an exciting and creative way to highlight the best of your pictures. As you've learned, it's very easy to customize and create a stunning collage with just a few simple steps.

Now that you know how to personalize your favorite photos into one eye-catching masterpiece, you can share your unique art with friends, family or even hang it up in your home! The possibilities are endless; this project gives you the opportunity to showcase all of those special memories throughout time.

So get creative and start putting together some unique designs that truly reflect who you are!


What app should I use to make a photo collage on my iPhone?

There are several popular apps available for making photo collages on your iPhone, such as Pic Stitch, Collage Maker and Layout. Each app includes different features and tools to help you create unique collages.

How many photos can I add to a single collage?

The number of photos you can add to a single collage depends on the app that you’re using. Some apps allow for up to 25 photos in a single collage, while others may have limits as low as 12 or even fewer.

Is there a way to change the layout of the collage after I’ve made it?

Yes, many photo collage apps offer tools for editing and rearranging photos. For example, you can use the Photo Grid app to quickly switch between various layout presets, crop or duplicate images and adjust spacing between photos.

Are there any special tools that will help me create a unique photo collage?

Many photo editing apps offer advanced tools and customization options so you can create something truly unique. Specific features vary by app, but common tools may include: customizable frames and borders, text font/size options, advanced cropping and resizing, art effects filters, grid pattern/layout options, stickers and other decorations.

How do I share my completed photo collage with friends and family?

Once you’ve completed your photo collage, you can easily share it with others by saving the image or screenshot to your device, then sending it to friends and family through email, social media, or text.

This article was originally published on 2 Feb 2023 but has been regularly updated to keep the information current.
Kyle Crisp
Kyle has been using Apple products for over 25 years. He loves helping people learn how to use their Apple devices.
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