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Photos User Guide

for macOS Mojave

An iPhone, MacBook, and iPad all showing the same photos on their screens.

Your photos, everywhere

With iCloud Photos, your photos and videos are always with you, no matter which device you’re using. Take a photo on your iPhone and it appears automatically in Photos on your Mac.

How to turn on iCloud Photos

A photo in editing view showing the editing tools on the right.

Make good photos great

You don’t have to be a pro to edit like one—use the Photos editing tools to give your pictures just the right look. You can crop and straighten, remove red-eye or blemishes, improve light and color, and more.

How to edit a photo

The Photos window showing Memories selected in the sidebar and several memories displayed in the window.

Enjoy the memories

Relive special moments and fun events as you view memories—collections that Photos automatically gathers for you.

How to view memories

The Photos window showing a photo and the Share menu with the Shared Albums command selected.

Let the world know

And when you have great photos that you just have to share, create a shared album and invite family and friends to view it.

How to create a shared album

To browse the Photos User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page.

If you need more help, visit the Photos Support website.