How to Find Someone in the People Album on iPhone & iPad

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Want to save time when searching for pictures of a specific person? Here are two of the best ways to find photos of a person in the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad in just a few easy steps. 

Related: How to Find a Specific Picture in the Photos App with Multiple Search Terms

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  • Easily find pictures with a specific person featured in them. 
  • Find all your photos of one person so you can choose the best one for the project at hand.

How to Find Pictures of a Specific Person in the Photos App on iPhone & iPad

There are two ways to find pictures of a specific person in the Photos app. You can also search for objects in the Photos app, and do a photo search with multiple search terms. For more great photo search tutorials, check out our free Tip of the Day

  1. Open the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad.

    iphone photos app
  2. Tap the Albums tab, then tap People under People & Places. 

    photos app people album
  3. Tap a person to see all photos they’re in. 

    tap person in people album
  4. You can also tap the Search tab, then enter the person’s name.

    enter person's name in search field
  5. Tap See All to view all photos of the person you searched for. 

    tap see all
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Leanne Hays

Leanne Hays has over a dozen years of experience writing for online publications. As a Feature Writer for iPhone Life, she has authored hundreds of how-to, Apple news, and gear review articles, as well as a comprehensive Photos App guide. Leanne holds degrees in education and science and loves troubleshooting and repair. This combination makes her a perfect fit as manager of our Ask an Expert service, which helps iPhone Life Insiders with Apple hardware and software issues.
In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.