Access and view iCloud Photos on your iPhone, iPad or Mac

With iCloud Photos, you can browse, search and share all of the photos and videos from any of your devices – just open the Photos app.

All of your photos on all of your devices

iCloud Photos works seamlessly with the Photos app to keep your photos and videos stored securely in iCloud and up to date on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV and on If you take a photo on your iPhone, for example, you can see that same photo on your other devices and on too.

How to access iCloud Photos

  1. Open the Photos app.

  2. Select Library to see your photos.

  3. On your iPhone or iPad, tap the Albums tab to see My Albums, People & Places, Media Types and Utilities. On your Mac, your Photos, Albums and Projects are listed in the sidebar.

Find out more about how to set up and use iCloud Photos on your iPhone or iPad or on your Mac.

If you can’t see your iCloud Photos

If you can’t see your iCloud Photos in the Photos app, make sure:

Find out what to do if you still can’t see your photos

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