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

With iCloud Photos, you can browse, search, and share all 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 securely stored 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.

Learn 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 don't see your iCloud Photos in the Photos app, make sure that:

Learn what to do if you still don't see your photos

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