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Set up One Photo automatic backup on iPhone / iPad

Get the app
Manage settings
Manage collections
Manage photos
Upload images manually

Install the One Photo app on your iPhone or iPad and automatically back up your photos and videos to your One Photo gallery.

If you have an Android device or Windows or Mac computer, check out our other guides.

Set up One Photo automatic backup on Android
Set up One Photo automatic backup on Windows
Set up One Photo automatic backup on Mac

In the iPhone / iPad app you can create collections, add comments or share with others, just like in the web version of One Photo. Follow the three steps to get the app installed and get started.

The One Photo app is supported on devices with iOS 8.1 and above.The One Photo app is supported on devices with iOS 8.1 and above.

Download the One Photo backup app from the App Store

Step 1 - Install app

  1. Open the App Store on your device and locate the app called One Photo, made by One.com A/S.
  2. Download and install the app on your device.












Sign in with your user account

Step 2 - Sign in

  1. Open the app on your device and tap Sign in.
  2. Enter your domain, the email address you use to sign on your gallery and the password.
  3. Tap Sign in now.











Select if you want to backup automatically

Step 3 - Set up backup

  1. Check the box for Yes, safely back up my photos from the camera to automatically back up your photos to One Photo gallery.
  2. If you selected automatic backup, select if you want to back up when you are connected to wifi only, or also when using mobile data.
  3. Tap OK.

That's all!








Change your backup settings from the app

Manage settings

You can always change your settings for backup and uploads, for example when you travel abroad.

  1. From All photos, tap the menu icon in the top left corner.
  2. In the menu tab that slides open, tap the cog icon in the top right corner.
  • Under Storage you can see how much space you are using and how many files you have in the gallery. You can also clear the cache from here.
  • Under Backup you can enable or disable automatic backup and set whether to back up when using mobile data.



Manage your collections from your iPhone app

Manage collections

Add and remove photos from collections, add a description or share your whole collection with friends and family.

  1. Go to My collections in the app on your iPhone / iPad.
  2. Tap on a collection to open it.
  3. Tap the title or description to edit it.
  4. Tap the menu in the top right corner to add or select multiple photos, to create a share link or to delete it.






Manage your photo from the iPhone app

Manage photos

You can manage each photo seperately.

Under All Photos, tap a photo to enlarge it. Use the menu at the bottom to perform different actions.

  1. Tap the garbage bin to move the photo to the trash.
  2. Tap the plus icon to add the photo to a new or existing collection.
  3. Tap the comment icon to add comments or read comments from other users.
  4. Tap the eye icon to make the photo private or public.
  5. Tap the share icon to create a share link for this photo.




Upload photos from your iPhone to the gallery

Upload images manually

If you didn't select automatic backup, you can still upload photos and videos manually.

  1. Go to All Photos.
  2. Tap the menu in the top right corner; it looks like three dots.
  3. Tap Upload.
  4. Choose from which album you want to upload.
  5. Select the images you want to upload and tap the upload icon in the top right corner.





Related articles:

Set up One Photo automatic backup on Android
Getting started with One Photo