Create movies, animations & 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 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 For you Assistant.
  4. To choose the photos and videos you want in the movie, tap New Movie
    • Select your photos or videos. At the top right, tap Create.
    • When you’re done, tap Save.
  5. To use a theme, tap the movie you want and follow the instructions.
  6. To see your movie, tap Play Play.

 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 you want to remove, tap More More and then Remove.

When you're done, tap Save.

 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 For you 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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