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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' or 'Admin' level permission 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:

Take a New Photo

  1. Open the camera mode in the Procore iOS app from one of the following areas:
    • From the Project Overview screen (tools page), tap Camera icon-camera.png
    • Or, from the Photos tool:
      1. Tap the plus icon-plus-quick-create-mobile2.png icon.
      2. Tap Camera.
  2. Tap the Album menu to select an album for the photo.

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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. 
  1. The following photo options are available:
    • 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. 
    • Flashlight: Tap the flashlight icon to turn on the device's flashlight.
    • 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). 
    • Focus: If you want to focus on a specific area within the frame, tap that area to adjust the camera's focus.
    • Location: Tap the location icon-location-pin.pngicon to assign a location to the photo.
    • Drawings: Tap the drawing icon-quick-capture-drawing-area-ios.png icon to select a drawing for your photo to be pinned to.
  2. 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. 
  3. 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.
    • Description: Tap Add description to enter a description for the photo.
    • Trade: Select this option if you would like to assign a trade to the photo.
    • Location: Tap the location icon-location-pin.pngicon to assign a location to the photo.
    • Photo Information: Tap the information icon-info-with-bkgd-android.svg icon to see more photo details.
      • Privacy: Adjust the privacy setting on the photo.
    • Markup: Add 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.
  4. Tap Save to confirm changes to the photo.

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 plus icon-plus-quick-create-mobile2.png icon.
  3. Tap Choose from Library and locate the photos you want to select.
  4. Tap each photo you want to add.
  5. Tap Add
  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.