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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 Tools page (home page of the project):
      1. Click the plus icon-plus-quick-create-mobile2.png icon. 
      2. Click Take Photo.
        Note: When taking multiple photos at once, thumbnails will appear so they can be viewed individually.
    • 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.


    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 Close 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 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.


If you would like to learn more about Procore's construction photos management software and how it can help your business, please visit our construction site photos software product page icon-external-link.png.