How to Create iCloud Photo Album in iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

It's indeed nice to make an iCloud photo album to share with your loved ones and friends on iPhone and iPad in iOS 12. Aside from offering a safe haven to all of your ever fascinating shots, it can also help you stay connected with the people who matter to you!

Photos app has got some impressive add-ons including the option to create a new iCloud album to share with family and friends in iOS 12. So, if you have some memorable images and fascinating videos, you can make an album that’s universally accessible and more secure.

Personally, I have always liked the idea of creating a shared album wherein all the wonderful shots captured at different occasions are stored. It’s one of the coolest ways to remain hooked with your loved ones. Without making much ado, swim across to get started!

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Before we start, make sure that “Shared Album” is enabled on your device. To do so, head over to Settings → Photos → and then turn on the switch next to Shared Album.

Enable Shared Album in iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

How to Make An iCloud Photo Album on iPhone and iPad Running iOS 12

Step #1. Open Photos app on your iOS device → Now, you need to select the photos or videos you wish to share → Next, tap on share icon.

Select Photos then Tap on Share Icon on iPhone

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Step #2. Next up, share sheet will open. Select the “Shared Albums.”

Tap on Shared Albums in Share Sheet on iPhone or iPad

Step #3. Tap on Shared Album.

Tap on Shared Album in Photos App

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Step #4. Now, tap on “+” button and give it a name and tap on Next.

Create iCloud Photo Album on iDevice Running iOS 12

If you don’t want to share the album with anyone, tap on Next → Tap on Post.

Create iCloud Photo Album in iOS 12

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Else, enter the phone number or the email of your friend before hitting Next. Now, add a nice comment and once you are satisfied with everything, tap on Post.

Share iCloud Photo Album on iPhone and iPad in iOS 12

That’s it! Your iCloud album is ready. Next, you can access it from the Albums tab and manage it just the way you want. For instance, you will be able to invite your friends, allow/disallow them to post to the album and even delete it.

Wrapping up

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What’s your take on this new feature? Would you like to use it? It would be nice to have your feedback down below in the comments.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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