Magic Band & Memory Maker

Do I need to have a magic band to get ride photos? Or will ride photos link with Magic Mobile like a magic band? I have been told two different things by Disney (yes I need a magic band and no I don’t) and looking for clarification. Anyone have first hand experience in the parks? Thanks all.

In theory, your phone should work. In practice it’s been hit or miss.
If the ride photos are important to you get a magic band.

Thanks for the quick response.

I agree with @ninjasherrie. On rides with a screen room after you can tap your card on the. Mickey under your pic when you spot it. It’s just easier to wear a MB