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How to transfer a Nintendo Switch screenshot to iPhone

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch fans looking to share their favorite gaming moments can easily transfer screenshots right to their smartphone. All it takes to snap a screenshot or record a video on the Nintendo Switch is to tap or long press the square button on the left Joy-Con. These photos are collected in the Album and stored in memory on the device. Getting them to the iPhone means they can be posted or shared using any app.

How to hide Photos widget images on iPhone

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The photos widget on iPhone livens up the home screen with your favorite pictures. The only problem is there are probably some images in the Photos library that won't look great on the home screen. Luckily, with iOS 14 and later omitting some photos from the home screen widget is easy. Photos can be removed immediately when they appear, or hidden ahead of time.

How to hide the Hidden album on iPhone

iOS Photos Hidden album

The Photos app on iOS devices has a special hidden album built-in. While the Hidden Album doesn't secure private photos, it's an easy way to keep images out of the main camera roll. Pictures that are hidden won't show up in Recents or any other album in the photo library. The only place they can be viewed is by opening the Hidden Album.

How to limit access to photos on iPhone

iOS Photo library access

Apple continues to deliver more granular control over privacy options. The release of iOS 14 adds the ability to decide exactly which photos can be accessed by third-party apps. As always, users can prevent an app from accessing the Photos library or allow an app full access to all images. When specific photos are chosen an app such as Facebook can only read those images, while the rest of your Photos library remains off limits.

How to quickly add captions to your photos on iPhone

How to add captions to your photos and pictures on iPhone and iPad.

Attaching metadata to your photos, like keywords, descriptions and titles, is a great way to make photos easier to find and to add further details that you might want to recall upon later viewing. If you have photos that don't come up in a natural search for their content you can just add a keyword that will ensure it is found when searched for.

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