Choose a single month to curate
Your goal is to curate one month at a time.
We recommend completing a single month before moving to another month.
You’ll see the Backstory checkmark when you complete a month, meaning every image in that month is either skipped or saved. You'll love seeing that checkmark!
Swipe up to skip an image
Skipping a video/photo means it's not uploaded/saved to your Backstory account.
The original file on your phone is not modified in any way.
When in doubt, skip! To finally enjoy your memories, cut down thousands of images into a manageable number.
Tap to save an image
Tap an image to save it as a memory your Backstory. You'll have the option to tag it, change sharing settings, and add a caption.
When you save a photo or video, a copy of the original file is uploaded to your account and becomes viewable in your library.
The original file on your phone is not modified and remains on your phone.
Skip or save multiple images at once
Bulk Curate allows you to select multiple images and apply the same changes to all of them at once.
Skip multiple images. Save multiple images. Apply the same tags to multiple images.
Similar images are grouped
Backstory groups similar images so that in a single step you can choose the best one and skip the rest.
Tips for curating memories
You've taken thousands of photos and videos and they're now completely overwhelming! Only save the special ones to cut that number down.
The better you do removing excess images, the better Backstory will do when creating your Memories.
Skip images, a lot! Your future self will thank you.