How to Open the iPhone Photo Database

by Julius Vandersteen
Use the Photos app on your iPhone to see your cellphone's pictures.

Use the Photos app on your iPhone to see your cellphone's pictures.

The iPhone, a cellphone made by Apple, has a touchscreen display and two built-in cameras for shooting videos and pictures. You use the iPhone's "Camera" app to activate a camera on the device. Photos are saved to your iPhone as you shoot them. You can save pictures to your iPhone from apps, such as the Safari Web browser, and copy pictures to the iPhone from your computer via Apple's iTunes application. You can easily open a list of the photos on your iPhone.

Press the "Home" button on your iPhone.

Tap the "Photos" app icon. The "Albums" screen appears.

Tap the name of a photo album to view thumbnails of pictures in the album.

Tap a thumbnail of a photo to open it.

About the Author

Julius Vandersteen has been a freelance writer since 1999. His work has appeared in “The Los Angeles Times,” “Wired” and “S.F. Weekly.” Vandersteen has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from San Francisco State University.

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