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How To Create A Slideshow On Your iPhone

how to create an iphone slideshow

Do you want to show off your photos while on-the-go?

With the new Photos app on iOS, you can easily achieve this by using the built-in slideshow option. You can even display your photos on an HDTV without any hassle.

If you haven’t heard about this feature and want to try it out, here’s how.

How To Create A Photo Slideshow With The Photos App On Your iPhone

Follow instructions below to learn how to make a slideshow using the Photos app:

Step 1: Open the Photos app and navigate to photos you’d like to include in the slideshow.

Step 2: Tap the Select button in the top-right corner of the screen, then begin selecting the photos you’d like to add to the slideshow. You can select as many or as few as you like.

Step 3: Once you’ve done selecting, tap on the Share button in the toolbar (the little square with the arrow erupting out of it). You can select more photos from this share-sheet as well.

Step 4: Tap the Slideshow button to make a slideshow with your selected photos. The slideshow will begin playing immediately.

Step 5: You can also rotate your iOS device to landscape mode as the slideshow will automatically adjust to fit the current orientation of the device.

Step 6: When you’re done with the picture slideshow, tap the screen and then tap Done.

That’s how you can quickly turn images from your photo library into a slideshow. The Photos app allows you to do even more with the slideshow settings.

Customize The Slideshow

While your slideshow is playing, tap on the screen to bring up functional buttons. Tap the Options button in the bottom right corner of the screen.

This function allows you to control a number of its settings:

  • Theme: There are five transition styles built into the app. Select the transition style you’d like to apply to the slideshow and tap Done. The slideshow will begin playing with the new theme.
  • Music: The slideshow feature comes with a number of built-in music, you can also use songs from your music library or select No Music.
  • Repeat: Toggling it on will make the slideshow repeat once it reaches the end.
  • Speed: This slider allows you to control how quickly the slideshow moves from one image to the next.

If you want to customize your slideshow better with more themes, music, and the ability to save slideshows as videos, you should consider using third-party apps. Here are a number of free apps available on the App Store for making a fancy photo slideshow.

Display Your Slideshow Via Apple TV

If you want to present your photo slideshow on a big screen connected to an Apple TV, you can easily do this by making use of AirPlay. Photographers will love this function.

If your Apple TV and your iOS device are both connected to the same Wi-Fi network, you can enable AirPlay and display your slideshow on your TV by doing this:

  • Select your photos, create the slideshow and start playing it
  • Tap the screen
  • Tap the AirPlay icon in the top right corner of the screen.
  • Now select your Apple TV from the Airplay options
  • If your Apple TV uses a passcode, you’ll need to provide it on your iPhone before connecting.
  • The slideshow should begin to play on the TV now.

Alternatively, you can turn on AirPlay from the Control Center (swipe up from the bottom of the screen to bring it up), and connect to your Apple TV here. When you start a slideshow, it will automatically use AirPlay to display the slideshow.

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