How to Create and Save Slideshow on iPhone

This post will walk you through creating a slideshow of your notable photos saved on your iPhone. Here’s a quick guide to create and save slideshow on an iPhone with the latest iOS version.

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iPhone Slideshow

The iPhone integrates a number of media tools including Photos and Camera. These tools likewise embed many different features that you can use to edit, customize and share photos that are taken using the built-in iPhone camera. One of these features is designed to let you create and save a slideshow of all your notable photos. 

A quicker way to make slideshows on an iPhone is using the built-in Photos app. Before you begin, make sure that all your desired photos are saved in your iPhone’s Photos album. If you haven’t already, create a new album by tapping on the Plus (+) icon on the to-left corner then follow the rest of the onscreen instructions to add the new album to the My Albums section in the Photos app. By then, you should be all set to create and generate a slideshow.

After creating your slideshow, you can further enhance it using the preloaded customization tools in iOS. To make  your slideshow more attractive, your iPhone allows  you to add music or select a new theme for your slideshows.

If you’re new to iOS devices and wondering how to create a slideshow on your new iPhone, then feel free to refer to the subsequent instructions.

Different Ways to Create and Save Slideshow on iPhone

You can create slideshows that consist of your existing photos and/or video clips using any of the applicable methods.

Make sure that your iPhone is running on the latest iOS version to ensure all key features and menu options are accessible through the Photos app.

Creating Slideshow using Photos app

Creating and saving a slideshow on iPhone is straightforward. All you have to do is use the built-in Photos app and generate your slideshow in an instant using the preloaded commands.

Just follow these steps whenever you’re ready:
Step 1: Open the Photos app to begin.
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Step 2: Select the photos and/or videos that you’d like to add to your slideshow. 
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Step 3: When you’re done selecting photos and videos, tap the Share icon located at the bottom-left corner. 
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Doing so opens a bottom menu with a list of all available sharing options.

Step 4: Find and then tap Slideshow from the given options.
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Step 5: On the succeeding menu, tap Done in the upper-left edge.

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If you want to enhance or add elements on your photo slideshow, tap Options at the bottom-right edge. On the next screen, you can change or set a new theme and music to your slideshow.

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There is also a slider for you to adjust how slow or fast the slideshow plays.

After making necessary adjustments to the slideshow options, tap Done and then tap Done again on the next screen.

Step 6: To save the slideshow video, tap the Share icon again.

Step 7: On the sharing menu, tap the option to Save to Files or Save Video.

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Step 8: Specify the storage location where you want the slideshow to be saved. You can save  your slideshow to your iCloud Drive or any of the existing folders on your iPhone storage.

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You can also create a dedicated folder for your slideshow. Just tap the New Folder icon on the top-right edge, enter the folder name on the next screen, and then tap Done. Make sure that the new folder is selected then tap Save.

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Your slideshow will then be saved as a video file to the selected new folder that you created. That’s where you should go if you wish to access and manage your slideshow.

Saving Slideshow using Memories (Memory Slideshow)

You can also save your iPhone slideshows to Memories. Memories are curated collections of notable places, people and events stored in your iPhone’s Photo library.

To save your finished slideshow, just follow these steps:

Step 1: Launch the Photos app on your iPhone to begin.

Step 2: Navigate to your Memory movie and then find the memory that you want to save.

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Step 3: To play the slideshow video, tap the Play button.

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Step 4: While the video is playing, tap anywhere on the screen. Doing so will launch the Share button at the lower left side of the screen. Tap the Share button to continue.

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Step 5: Tap the option to Save Video and then wait for the slideshow to be exported to your iPhone’s Camera Roll.

Editing Slideshows on iPhone

If you’re not satisfied with the initial output of your slideshow, you can edit it using the preset elements in the Photos app. You can add a new theme, change the background music and font.

You can also customize other attributes of your slideshow including the title, title style, title image, photos added, duration and more. Just tap to use the desired option then tap Done to save and apply recent changes.

Third-Party Apps Create Slideshow on iPhone

Aside from the built-in iOS features, you can also use an alternative video editing app to make and save a slideshow on your iPhone’s Photos app.

There are plenty of powerful third-party apps that are designed to create stunning photo slideshows on an iPhone. Each of these apps has various cool effects, filters and transitions that you can use to further enhance your slideshow.

Tagged among the best apps to create iPhone slideshows include iMovie, Google Photos, Vimeo Create, Picagram Video Maker, and SlideShow Maker with Music Fx, to name some.

Just pick the app that best suits your needs and proclivity in generating the slideshow output that you’d like to obtain.

And that’s how you create, save and manage slideshows on an iPhone.

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