Everything you need to know about the new Apple Photos feature and how to include Maroon 5 on your own memories.

Why did Apple add a Maroon 5 song to the Photos app?
For a limited time "Memories," the new song by Maroon 5, joins the collection of music used with automatically generated or self-curated Memories movies in Photos on iOS 13, iPadOS 13.1, macOS Catalina and tvOS. This sentimental track turns existing photos and videos from your Photos library into an emotional movie for you to rediscover your phots and videos or make a gift worth sharing with your loved ones. On iOS 13 and iPadOS 13.1 you can select this new track for any of your existing memories.

Do I need to pay to use this song?
This song is made available for a limited time to users with supported devices free of charge.

When will this song be available in Photos?
The "Memories" song by Maroon 5 will be available in Photos on Friday, September 20th.

Will this song always be available in Photos?
The "Memories" song by Maroon 5 will only be available for a limited time.

I have iOS 13 and my Memories don’t use the new Maroon 5 song, Why?
Memories generated with iOS 13.1, typically overnight, may select this new song automatically. Users on iOS 13 or later will be able to select this song for any existing Memories with the following steps:

How can I select this song for an existing Memories movie?
  1. In Photos, tap 'For You' and if needed "see all" to locate desired Memory
  2. Tap on desired Memory, then tap on the movie at the top of the page
  3. Tap during playback of the Memory movie to reveal options
  4. Tap 'Edit,' tap 'Music' then tap 'Edit Music'
  5. Tap 'Soundtracks,' tap 'Pop'
  6. Tap "Memories" by Maroon 5
  7. Once the song is downloaded, tap again to select the song
  8. When the window dismisses, tap the back arrow and 'Done' to preserve the change
Can I select this song in Photos on macOS or tvOS?
We are thrilled to bring "Memories" to macOS Catalina. This song is available on macOS Catalina for automatically generated Memories movies.

At this time, users can select this song for their Memories movies when using iOS 13 or later. Memories movies created with the new Maroon 5 song on iOS using iCloud Photo Library will have the same song when the same Memories movies are played on macOS or tvOS.

Can I use this song to create content I will share on a social network?
This song is made available for users who create personal non-commercial Memories movies. Such movies can be posted to social networks.

Can I use this song in projects using other software?
This song is made available for users to create personal Memories movies only.

What will happen to my Memories movies with this music?
After the limited time period is over, Memories movies that were created with the "Memories" song will preserve that song. New Memories movies will not be created with this song from that moment on.

Create your Memories movie in the Apple Photos app, then upload it here to share on Maroon 5's social channels!