manage photo album storage

Check or manage photo album storage on Apple Watch

Photo Albums in iPhone lets you organize photos in albums. You can also use folders to group albums together or create a shared album for your friends and family. Your Apple Watch too, stores photos from a single synced photo album on your iPhone. Any changes made to these photos in the Apple watch are reflected almost instantly in the iPhone. But, how do you check or manage photo album storage on Apple Watch and manage its storage? We’ll find an answer to this question in today’s post!

How to manage photo album storage on Apple Watch

Although Apple Watch’s screen size appears small, it’s still large enough to show off your most liked pictures when the smartphone is out of reach or range. So, to manage photo album storage on Apple Watch,

  1. Choose the album to store on Apple Watch
  2. Manage storage

The only necessary condition to start with the process is that you should have the album synced from your iPhone.

1] Choose the album to store on Apple Watch

Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.

synced album
Synced Album

Tap ‘My Watch’, navigate to ‘Photos’ and access ‘Synced Album’.

Then, select the album.

2] Manage Storage

If you already have some space occupied by songs on your Apple Watch, you can limit the number of photos stored on it. For this,

Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.

My Watch tab
My Watch tab

Tap ‘My Watch’, then go to ‘Photos’ > ‘Photos Limit’.

Here, to get a view of all photos stored on your Apple Watch, do one of the following:

apple watch general settings
Apple Watch General Settings

Open the ‘Settings’ app on your Apple Watch, then go to ‘General’ > ‘About’.

Next, open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, tap ‘My Watch’, then go to ‘General’ > ‘About’.

iphone general settings
iPhone General Settings

Now, to see how much space is used for your photos, go to ‘General’ > ‘Usage’ in the Apple Watch app.

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