iPhone Camera Roll: How to create the missing camera album

by Corinna

To create your Camera Roll album on iPhone, you need a few manual interventions. A simple guide solves the problem

iPhone: How to create the Camera Roll album manually

Open the “Photos” app on your iPhone.

  • Go to the “Albums” tab at the bottom of the screen. Tap the plus sign (+) at the top left of the screen to create a new album.
  • Give the new album a name such as “Camera”. Once the album has been created, return to the “Photos” app and select the desired photo from your photos.
  • Tap the share menu icon and select “Add to album”. Select the newly created “Camera” album from the list of albums
  • The photo is now moved to the “Camera” album and displayed there.

Set up camera roll via shortcuts: Instructions

Set up shortcuts so that the photos from your iPhone camera automatically end up in the correct folder. Please note: The following names are for example purposes only. If you set up your own shortcuts, use your own names in the photo app and co.

  • Open the shortcuts app on your iPhone. Tap on the plus in the top right-hand corner to create a new shortcut. Give the command a new name:
  • Add the “Search photos” action. Also define the following filters: Album is not WhatsApp, Album is not camera, Album is not cat, is not screenshot.
  • In addition, enter the filter: Media type is image, date taken is within the last 6 months. Also add the action: “Repeat with each” so that every image is checked.
  • The if actions are: Object – Camera model – Repeat object. Select “Actual” as the condition. For “Text”, enter “Apple”
  • Then enter the command “Save to photo album”. This will be an “If block”. Select “Camera album” here, which you have previously set up.

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