How to Rearrange Albums in the iPhone Photos App

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When you create a new photo album on your iPhone, the Photos app automatically sorts that album in the Albums tab in order of when the album was created. You can rearrange the order in which your albums appear in the Albums tab by holding and dragging your albums inside the Photos app. Read on to learn how to manage how your albums appear in the Photos app on the iPhone.

Here's how to rearrange your albums inside the Photos app on the iPhone:

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  1. Open the Photos app.
  2. Tap Albums.
  3. Tap See All.


     
  4. Tap Edit in the upper right hand corner.


     
  5. Scroll through the gallery until you find the album you want to move. (Make sure you don't tap the red delete album button!)
  6. Press and hold the center of your album. 

    Long press the album you want to move
     
  7. Continue holding as you drag the album to its new location.


     
  8. Simply release your finger to drop the album in its new location.
  9. When you are finished rearranging your albums, tap Done in the upper right hand corner.

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Tamlin Day is a feature web writer at iPhone Life. He has a degree in Media and Communications from Maharishi University of Management and his work has been published in the Rio Review and Breathe Free Press.