View your photos and videos on an iPad

Now that you have taken photos and videos using your iPad, let’s look at how to view them! Below is a short video on how to view photos on the Photos app.

How to view photos

Scroll down and click on the play button on the video to start it. The play button looks something like this.

Remember: you can rewind and pause the video if you need to.

Play Button

Step 1: Locate and tap on the Photos app icon on the home screen.

iPad home screen with Photos app circled in red to show how to open the photos app

Step 2: Using your finger, scroll upwards to start viewing your photos. The upward scroll motion will help you to move down. If you would like to view a specific photo or a video, tap on the photo or video. To go back to your Library tap on the blue arrow in the top left corner.

Note: For more menu options or to view your Library, tap on the blue arrow in the top left corner that has the word Photos beside it.

Photos app library with the Photos button circled in red to show how to view all photos on an iPad

If you are holding your iPad horizontally, tap the button in the top left corner of the screen that looks like a small book to view your Library.

Photos app library with photos with library button circled in red to show how to view photos if holding an iPad horizontally

Helpful Hint

  • To delete a photo, tap on the photo and then tap on the Trash Can icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.