Create movies, animations and collages

If you delete a movie, animation or collage, it won't delete any photos that you used to make the movie, animation or collage. 

Make a film

If you have an older device, you may not be able to create movies.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. Sign in to your Google Account.
  3. At the bottom, tap Library and then Utilities.
  4. Under the 'Create new' section, tap Movie.
  5. To choose the photos and videos that you want in the movie, tap New movie
    • Select your photos or videos. At the top right, tap Create.
    • When you’ve finished, tap Save.
  6. To use a theme, tap the movie that you want and follow the instructions.
  7. To see your movie, tap Play Play or wait to be notified when the movie is ready.

 Edit a movie

On your movie, tap Edit Edit

  • Change music: Tap Music Music note.
  • Reorder clips: Tap and hold a clip to drag it to a different order. 
  • Remove clips: Next to the clip that you want to remove, tap More More and then Remove.

When you've finished, tap Save.

 If you delete photos or videos from Google Photos:

  • 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.

Learn how to delete photos or videos.

Make animations and collages

An animation is a group of photos put together to create a photo of a moving subject. A collage is a group of photos combined into one photo.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. Sign in to your Google Account.
  3. At the bottom, tap Library and then Utilities.
  4. Under Create New, choose Animation or Collage.
  5. Select the photos that you want in your collage.
  6. At the top right, tap Create.

 

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