How to Find Selfies, Screenshots & More on iPhone (2022 Update)

Looking for your Live Photos, panoramas, selfies, screenshots, and more? Here's where to find every photo and video in the Photos app on your iPhone and iPad.

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If you're wondering, "Where are my screenshots being saved?" or "Where are Live Photos stored?" you need this tip! Here's the fastest way to find all the Media Types in your Photos app, including screenshots, Live Photos, selfies, Slo-mo and regular videos, and even Hidden and Recently Deleted photos! 

Related: How to Navigate the Library Tab in the iPhone Photos App

Why You'll Love This Tip

  • See all the types of media you've taken and how many of each at a glance. 
  • Save time! No more scrolling through your Photos app Library tab to find a selfie, screenshot, Slo-mo, or screen recording.

How to Find Selfies, Screenshots & More on iPhone & iPad

You've learned how to take a screenshot but, where can you find them after you've taken them? What about slow-motion videos you've taken with the Slo-mo feature? And of course, once you've learned how to take a selfie on your iPhone, you'll want to know where to find it! Here's how to find selfies, screenshots, Slo-mo photos, and more on your iPhone. For more great Photos app tutorials, check out our free Tip of the Day

  1. Open the Photos app.

    apple photos app
  2. Tap the Albums tab, then scroll down the page.

    tap the albums tab
  3. Here you'll find Media Types; every type of photo and video on your iPhone or iPad, including Panoramic, Burst photos, Live Photos, and more. To the right, you'll see how many of each type you've taken.

    types of media on iphone
  4. Scroll down further, and you'll find Imports, Hidden, and Recently Deleted photos and videos. 

    hidden, recently deleted, imported photos app
  5. Tap any category to open all the photos and videos of that type. For example, here are all my screenshots.

    screenshots on iphone
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Leanne Hays

Leanne Hays is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life, and has written hundreds of in-depth how-to and troubleshooting articles. She's a former Associate Editor for iPhone Life magazine, and has written for the Iowa Source, as well as web content for education marketing. Leanne has an associate's degree in education, with a focus on curriculum development, as well as a bachelor's degree in science. She has over nine years of experience with SEO, social media management, and web development and writing. Despite years of web work, Leanne is by no means an early adapter; she's only owned a smartphone for five years, which makes her highly sympathetic to the learning curve of new iPhone owners. She enjoys making reader's lives easier and putting her education experience to work by walking them through the most practical ways to use Apple devices, step-by-step.

In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.