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Take And Add Photos to an Album (iOS)

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To take and add photos to an album in the project's Photos tool using an iOS mobile device.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Standard' level permissions or higher on the project's Photos tool.


You can take new photos or select existing photos to add to an album in the project's Photos tool. Click a link below to view the relevant steps:

To Take a Photo and Add it to an Album 

  1. Open the camera mode in the Procore iOS app from one of the following areas:
    • From the Tools or Dashboard page:
      1. Click the plus icon-create-new-ios.png icon. 
      2. Click Take Photo.
    • From the Photos tool:
      1. Tap the camera  icon-camera-ios.png  icon. 
      2. Tap Camera.
  2. Tap the Album menu to select an album for the photo.ios-album-menu.png
    Note: The photo will be saved to the 'Unclassified' album if no other album is selected.
    • Optional: If you want to create a new album:
      1. Tap Create Album.
      2. Enter a name for the album and tap Save.
      3. Select the new album from the list. 
  3. The following options are available:
    • Flash: Tap the flash flash-icon.png icon to change the flash setting.
      Note: Continue tapping to go through the different flash settings (off, on and automatic). 
    • Timestamp: Tap the timestamp icon ON  timestamp-on.png  or OFF  timestamp-off.png to determine whether a timestamp will be marked on the photo. 
    • Focus: If you want to focus on a specific area within the frame, tap that area to adjust the camera's focus.
  4. Tap the shutter release shutter-release-ios.png icon when you are ready to take the photo.
    Note: This action automatically captures and saves the photo to your project.
  5. Optional: Tap the image thumbnail to review any photos you took and access the following options:
    • Delete: Select this option if you would like to delete your photo.
      Note: Only 'Admin' level users on the Photos tool can delete photos.
    • Details: Select this option if you would like to enter or update information for the photo. See Edit a Photo's Information (iOS).
    • Markup: Select this option to add to markups to a photo. See Mark up a Photo (iOS).
      Note: When you add markups to a photo, two versions of the photo will exist in Procore: the original (unmodified) photo and the photo with markups.
  6. Tap Done to exit the camera mode.

To Add a Photo from your Mobile Device to an Album

  1. Navigate to the project's Photos tool using an iOS mobile device.
  2. Tap the camera icon icon-camera-ios.png.
  3. Tap Choose from Library and locate the photos you want to select.
  4. Tap each photo you want to add.
  5. Tap Done
  6. Optional: Enter information for the photo. See Edit a Photo's Information (iOS).
  7. Tap Upload Photos.
    Note: The photos are automatically added to the selected album in the Photos tool.

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