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How To Create Movies With Your Photos Using Google Photos

Google Photos is a great service from Google that lets us store our photos. We all know we can edit photos in the Google Photos app, but did you know that you also get an option to create a movie using your images? Making a movie in the Google Photos app is quite simple, quick, and it also has many interesting theme options as well. In this article, I’ll tell you how to create movies using Google Photos.

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Create Movies Using Google Photos

In order to use the feature, first of all, update the Google Photos app on your phone. If you have an older device, you may not be able to create movies.

Steps to create a movie

1] On your Android smartphone or iPhone, go to the Google Photos app.

2] Sign in to your account, if not already signed in.

3] After that, tap Library at the bottom and then tap Utilities on the next page.

4] Here, under the “Create new” section, select Movie.

5] To start making a movie with your photos, tap New movie, or select a theme for your movie. If you select a theme, tap on Create Movie on the confirmation pop-up once again.

6] After that select your photos or videos and you can select up to 50 photos or videos. After selecting, tap Create on the top right. 

7] When the photos are uploaded and you see a thumbnail, tap Save.

That’s it. You will also see a notification when your movie is ready. You can tap the Play button to wtach it and can also share it from the app itself.

Steps to edit a movie

You can also edit a movie by following these simple steps:

1] On your Google Photos app, tap on Search and then select “Movies”. To edit it, you can choose from the following options-

  • Change music: Tap Music Music note icon.
  • Reorder clips: Tap and hold a clip and then drag it to another order.
  • Remove clips: Tap More (three-dots) icon and then select Remove.

2] When you’re done with the editing, tap Save.

This is how you can edit your movie within the Google Photos app itself.

So whether you want to create a movie for your dear one’s birthday or for your anniversary or even for your pet, you can simply log on to the Google Photos app and create movies.

Which movie making tools do you use to make movies from your photos? Drop a comment below and let us know your preferences.

Stay tuned for more such tips and tricks articles!


Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra explores the latest happenings in the tech world and writes stories about those. He likes to play around with the latest gadgets and shares his views through articles. In his free time, you can find him watching movies/TV shows and/or reading books.