How to See How Many Songs, Videos and Pictures You Have on Your iPhone

Do you know how many apps you have on your iPhone? Or how many pictures you have?

Unless you have recently been trying to figure out this information, it’s likely that you might not even be able to make an accurate guess.

Aside from simple curiosity, it can be a good idea to get a rough idea of this information so that you know when it’s time to make a backup or delete some apps that you haven’t used in a while.

Our guide below will show you where to go on your iPhone to view counts of the various types of files on the device.

How to Check the Number of Media Files on Your iPhone

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Choose General.
  3. Select About.
  4. Find the type of file to check, then view the number next to it.

Our guide continues below with additional information on checking the number of media files you have on your iPhone, including pictures of these steps.

Do you have a lot of songs, videos, or pictures on your iPhone 5, and you want to know exactly how many are there?

You may already know how to check your available storage space and the amount of space that a certain type of media is using, but it won’t provide you with an accurate count.

Fortunately, there is a way to find this information that doesn’t require you to manually count everything, and you can see how many songs, videos, and pictures you have on your device from one screen.

You can play and view all of your media on your TV with an Apple TV, and you don’t even need to connect any wires to your iPhone 5. Learn more about the Apple TV and see why it’s a device that any iPhone 5 owner should consider having in their home.

How Many Songs, Videos, or Pictures are on My iPhone? (Guide with Pictures)

Note that this count only takes into consideration the number of files that are physically stored on your device.

So if your iPhone 5 is set to show all of your videos, there might be dozens of videos visible in the Videos app (because it is showing Cloud videos, too) but only one or two are shown on the screen described below.

So continue reading below to learn where you can find the count of the different media types on your iPhone 5.

Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

touch the settings app icon

Step 2: Touch the General button.

open the general menu

Step 3: Select the About option at the top of the screen.

open the about menu

Step 4: This screen shows a lot of important information, so scroll down to see if there is anything else that you have been looking for previously, but had been unable to find.

Your media counts are shown to the right of the appropriate label in the table. So, for example, you can see that I have 9 songs on my iPhone.

see how many songs, videos and pictures are on your iphone 5

Now that you know where to find information about the number of media files that are on your phone you will be able to quickly check this menu and make a decision about whether it’s time to unload some of those files as you get close to your storage capacity.

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