How to View Photo Memory Mixes on iPhone & iPad (2023 Update)

See fun slideshows of your iPhone photos set to music!

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Apple's Photos app automatically creates Memory Mixes, which are collections of photos displayed as a musical slideshow. These are customizable and can be a fun way to see and share memories. We'll show you how to find Memory Mixes in the Photos app on iPhone and iPad.

Related: 6 Easy Ways to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC or Mac

Why You'll Love This Tip

  • Memory Mixes are an easy way to relive fun experiences and see cute, heartwarming photos you may have forgotten about.
  • Once you know how to watch your Memory Mixes you can change the music and filter as you see fit.

How to Find & Play Memory Mixes on iPhone & iPad

Apple’s grouping choices for Memory Mixes depend on the subject of your photos and can include things like holidays, pets, vacations, pictures of a particular person over time, and more. To learn more that you can do in the Photos app, check out our Tip of the Day newsletter. Here's where to see Memories in the Photos app:

  1. Open the Photos app.

  2. Select the For You tab.

  3. Tap See All next to Memories.

  4. Scroll down the page to see all your Memories.
  5. Tap any memory to start the Memory Mix slideshow, complete with music.

  6. When you're done watching your Memory Mix, tap anywhere on the screen to bring up options, then tap the X in the top-left corner to exit.

Now you can enjoy personalized slideshows of your photos accompanied by music, and you can even share your Memory Mix with friends and family! Next, you may want to learn how to customize Memory Mix photos or leave it to the experts and hire professionals to turn your footage into priceless memories!

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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.