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Create & edit movies

Make your photos and videos into short movies that you can edit later.

Before you make a movie

To make or edit movies, you need one of these Android devices:

Supported Android devices

HTC One (HTC and GPe versions)
HTC One (M8)
HTC One (Sprint and, possibly, CellSouth)
HTC One (Verizon)
HTC One Max
HTC One Mini
LG G Pad 8.3 (non-GPe) (KK and above)
LG G3
LG Palman (KK and above)
Moto Droid M
Moto Droid Ultra
Moto Droid Ultra Maxx
Moto E
Moto G (DVX)
Moto X (2013 & 2014 versions)
Nexus 10
Nexus 4
Nexus 5 and 5X
Nexus 6 and 6P
Nexus 7 (2012 & 2013 versions)
Nexus 9
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2
Samsung S3
Samsung Galaxy S4 (GPe) [KK and above]
Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4
Sony Xperia SP
Sony Xperia Z Ultra
Sony Xperia Z Ultra (GPe) [KK and above]
Sony Xperia Z1
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z2

Make a movie

  1. Open the Google Photos app .
  2. At the bottom, tap Photos.
  3. Touch and hold the first photo or video that you want to include, then select the rest.
  4. At the top right, tap Create  and then Movie.
  5. To see your movie, tap Play .
  6. To add a title, at the top, tap Untitled

 Edit your movie

You can change the music and themes, and remove or reorder clips:

  • Music: Tap Music .
  • Theme: At the bottom left, tap Themes Themes. You can change the themes while the movie is playing to see how they look.
  • Reorder and remove clips: Tap Edit .
    • Touch and hold a clip and drag it to put it in a different order.
    • Tap the clip that you want to remove and then Bin .

When you've finished editing, tap Done .

If you delete photos or videos from your Google Photos library:

  • If you delete a photo or video that's in one of your movies, that photo or video will stay in the movie unless you edit the movie.

  • If you edit a movie that features a photo or video that was deleted, that item will automatically be removed from the movie.

Brenna is a Google Photos expert and wrote this page. Help her improve it by leaving feedback below.

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