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Take and Add Photos to an Album with the Camera Tool (iOS)

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To take and add photos with the Camera tool on an iOS mobile device.

Things to Consider 

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Standard' or 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Photos tool.
  • Additional Information:
    • You can upload 360˚ photos from your phone to Procore's app.


  1. Navigate to the Camera tool using the Procore app on an iOS mobile device.
  2. Tap the Album menu to select the album you want to add the photo to.
    Note: If no album is selected, photos will save to the 'Unclassified' album by default.
  3. The following options are available while taking a photo:
    • Timestamp: Tap the T icon on or off to determine whether a timestamp will be marked on the photo.
    • Flashlight: Tap to turn on the device's flashlight. 
    • Flash: Tap to turn the camera's flash on or off. 
    • Focus: Tap the screen where you want the camera to focus. 
    • Location: Tap icon-location-pin.png to add your location to the image. 
    • Drawing: Tap the drawing icon-quick-capture-drawing-area-ios.png icon to select a location on a drawing where you want the photo pinned. 
    • Zoom: Adjust the zoom level on your device. For example, tap 2 to zoom in. 
    • Switch Camera: Tap the circular arrows to switch between your device's front and back-facing cameras. 
  4. Tap the shutter release 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 photo thumbnail to open the 'Recent Photos' tray and perform the following tasks:
    • Delete: Tap icon-delete-trash-with-bkgd-android.png to delete your photo.
      Note: Only 'Admin' level users on the Photos tool can delete photos.
    • Photo Information: Tap the information icon icon-info-with-bkgd-android.svg to see more photo details.
      • Privacy: Adjust the privacy setting on the photo.
    • Mark up photo: Add to markups to the photo. For a list of markup tools and their descriptions, see Mark up a Photo (iOS).
      Note: When adding markups to a photo, Procore saves both the marked-up photo and the original, unmodified photo.
    • Details: Add the following information:
      • Description - Type a description of the photo or its purpose. 
      • Location - Add a location to the photo.
      • Trade - Choose one or more industry trades to associate with the photo.
      • Album - Move the photo into an album of your choice. 
  6. Tap Save to confirm changes.