1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (14 votes, average: 4.79 out of 5)

Why would anyone make a slideshow on iPhone to share the best photos with friends? The iPhone screen is too small to demonstrate the full potential of the iPhone camera.

Use a big PC screen and CopyTrans Photo to play stunning full-screen slideshows with your iPhone or iPad photos.

This guide explains 3 ways to start an iPhone photos slideshow on a PC and on an iPhone.

How to mahe a picture slideshow on iPhone

  1. Download CopyTrans Photo from the following page: Download CopyTrans Photo
  2. Install the program.
  3. If you need help with the installation process, please refer to the installation guide.
  4. Run CopyTrans Photo and connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod to the PC. The program will display iPhone photos on the left and PC photos on the right.
  5. CopyTrans Photo interface

  6. To view iPhone or PC photos in a slideshow, select some of the photos, right-click on them and click on the Slideshow button.
  7. CopyTrans Photo context menu with the Start slideshow button

    Alternatively, you can simply press the Ctrl + L combination to play the slideshow.

  8. The slideshow with the selected photos will start in a full-screen mode.
  9. CopyTrans Photo slideshow presentation

Slideshow controls

  • Pause or unpause the slideshow by pressing Space on your keyboard.
  • Click on one of the photo thumbnails at the bottom of the screen to see it straight away.
  • CopyTrans Photo slideshow preview bar

  • Exit the slideshow mode by pressing Esc.
  • CopyTrans Photo slideshow keyboard shortcuts

  • Press CTRL + S to view the slideshow settings. You can modify the background color, position photos in the screen, display photo count or name, etc. Once satisfied with the slideshow settings, click on Continue.
  • CopyTrans Photo slideshow settings menu

  • Use the left and right arrow keys on the keyboard to go through slideshow photos at your own pace.
  • You can connect the PC to a TV screen for an even better experience!

How to save slideshow on iPhone

To play the same slideshow on your iPhone:

  1. Open the Photos app and navigate to the right album.
  2. Select all photos: Select → Select All; or select the photos you want to include into the slideshow.
  3. Select and Select All buttons in an iPhone album

  4. When selected, click on the Share button → Slideshow.
  5. iPhone Share and Slideshow buttons

  6. The slideshow will start. To change the settings of the slideshow tap on the screen → options. Here you can choose the style of the slideshow, change or turn off the music, adjust speed and turn on the repeat function.
  7. iPhone slideshow and settings

How to make a slideshow with music

This part explains how to make a slideshow with music and pictures for free using an iPhone and download it to PC with CopyTrans Photo.

  1. Create a new photo album.

    To do so: open the Photo app → go to Albums and click on the plus sign on the top → give the new album a name → select the photos you would like to add to the future video.

  2. iPhone photo album step-by-step creation process

  3. Navigate to the newly created album and click on the More button (…) on the top of the screen → select Play Memory Movie from the list.
  4. iPhone photo memory step-by-step creation process

  5. Tap on the screen while the slideshow is playing and select a music theme. When ready, click on the Share button on the bottom of the screen → click on Save Video.
  6. Phone saving photo memory as a video

    Click on Edit to get access to more settings.

  7. On your PC, start CopyTrans Photo → connect your iPhone to the PC with a USB cable → drag and drop the memory video from the left side of the screen to the selected folder on your PC on the right side.
  8. Downloading iPhone photo memory video using CopyTrans Photo

This is how to start a slideshow on PC, iPhone or iPad.

Avatar for krasimir
By krasimir

Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.