Label Your Favorite People for Easy Search!

tips & tricks Oct 10, 2023

Don't waste time scrolling through pages and pages of photos looking for your favorite people! Instead, label your frequent flyers and in just a few clicks you will be able to pull up every picture you have of your kids, grandkids, significant other, parent or best friend!


How to Label Your Favorite People:

Apple Photos Users 

  1. Open Apple Photos on your phone
  2. Click "Albums" at the bottom of your screen
  3. Scroll down until you see "People & Places" and click to open
  4. Click on one of your people's photos 
  5. Click "Add Name"
  6. Add his/her name & click "Next" 
  7. Follow any prompts that follow
  8. Go back to your list of people's photos by clicking the blue arrow in the top left corner
  9. Repeat steps to label the rest of your favorite people

*The latest IOS update claims to make labeling pets just as easy as people, so if you have fur babies give it a try! 


Google Photos Users

  1. Open Google Photos on your phone
  2. Click the "Search" icon at the bottom of your screen
  3. Click "View All" in the top right corner above the row of people's pictures
  4. Click on any person's photo
  5. It will open a new screen with all of his/her pictures & you will be able to "add a name" under the top photo
  6. Repeat steps #4 and #5 until you label all of your favs!


How to QUICKLY find a photo of your person:

  • Open Apple or Google Photos from your phone
  • Click the "Search" icon at the bottom of your screen
  • Type in your person's name and all of his/her photos will quickly populate saving you time and stress


Using little shortcuts like this will help you learn how to make technology work FOR you instead of feeling like it is always working against you! 

All the best,