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Create movies, animations & collages

Make a movie

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 Assistant.
  4. At the top, tap Movie.
  5. Select photos or videos you want in the movie.
  6. At the top right, tap Create .
    • To see your movie, tap Play Play.
    • To add a title, at the top, tap Untitled.

Edit a movie

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

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

When you're done editing, tap Done 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.

Learn how to delete photos or videos.

Make animations & 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 Assistant.
  4. Choose Animation or Collage.
  5. Select the photos you want in your collage.
  6. At the top right, tap Create.

 

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