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Self host Stingle API server

Stingle Photos is completely open-source. You can host your own Stingle API server and be completely independent.


  • Debian, Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS, Rocky or Fedora linux
  • S3 compatible storage
  • Domain name
  • Git

Installation process

ssh to your server and make sure that git is installed.


# git clone
# cd stingle-api-docker
# ./

Follow onscreen instructions and your own Stingle API server instance will be up and running in minutes.

You can refer to README file in our official repo

If you would like to participate in development or build docker image yourself from sources please visit

Configuring the app

When you already have your own Stingle API server running, just logout from Stingle Photos on your device and you will see a gear icon in the top right corner of the login screen. Press on it and enter URL of your Stingle API server.

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