Type Method


Retrieves assets from the specified asset collection.


+ (PHFetchResult<PHAsset *> *)fetchAssetsInAssetCollection:(PHAssetCollection *)assetCollection options:(PHFetchOptions *)options;



The asset collection from which to fetch assets.


Options that specify a filter predicate and sort order for the fetched assets, or nil to use default options. For details, see PHFetchOptions.

Return Value

A fetch result that contains the requested PHAsset objects, or an empty fetch result if no objects match the request.


By default, the returned PHFetchResult object contains all assets in the specified collection. To retrieve a more specific set of assets, provide a PHFetchOptions object containing a filter predicate.

See Also

Fetching Assets

Fetching Assets

Retrieve asset metadata or request full asset content.

+ fetchAssetsWithMediaType:options:

Retrieves assets with the specified media type.

+ fetchAssetsWithLocalIdentifiers:options:

Retrieves assets with the specified local-device-specific unique identifiers.

+ fetchKeyAssetsInAssetCollection:options:

Retrieves assets marked as key assets in the specified asset collection.

+ fetchAssetsWithOptions:

Retrieves all assets matching the specified options.

+ fetchAssetsWithBurstIdentifier:options:

Retrieves assets with the specified burst photo sequence identifier.

+ fetchAssetsWithALAssetURLs:options:

Retrieves assets using URLs provided by the Assets Library framework.