Questions tagged [google-photos]

Google Photos is a service for managing all of your photos, introduced May 29,2015. This tag is for questions about the web version of the app.

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Upload images to Google Photos in high (not original) quality from the web

Google Photos features two storage classes: High quality - Unlimited free storage. Original - Limited free storage My phone backup mode is set to High Quality, so I have no space problems with it. ...
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Delete all content from Google Photos

I've got 40GB of photos from my old Picasa Web Albums service and now I've just cancelled my storage plan. Is there any way to remove all the photos and albums? I searched a lot and I have no clue ...
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Adding email attachment to Google Photos

I am unable to locate photos in Google Photos after using the feature to save them to Google Drive from an email attachment in Gmail. It seems that the best practice is supposed to be: hover over the ...
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How can I automatically transfer all photos from OneDrive to Google Photos?

First of all I know this question is very similar to this question, however this solution still takes up the space of your Google Drive, because the photos don't get converted to the special Google ...
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How to embed single photo from Google photos album

How do I embed a single photo from my Google photo album to a website now that Picasa embed has been disabled?
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How do I set the default phone uploads folder for Google Photos?

I have been backing up my photos to Google Photos ever since I lost them all a while back. But I would like to add a few directories to sort out the photos since I am about to add more photos. Though ...
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Why pictures of Google Photos also show in Picasa Web frontend?

I know they now shut down Picasa as in favor for the new Google Photos. I never used Picasa, but now uploaded a few pictures lately to Google Photos. But indeed when I visit https://picasaweb.google....
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What's the easiest way to download all albums from Google Photos?

I have around 950 albums at Google Photos. I want to back them up now, but organised by albums, not by date. Whenever I create a backup from within Google Photos, the backup splits my photos by ...
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Upload image to Google Photos and mark it as a Photosphere

How do I tell Google Photos that an image is 360? I have a space scene made in Blender & Cycles, and I have rendered it as a 360 (equirectangular) image, and it worked. But when I try to upload ...
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How to get the direct link to an image in my Google Photos?

I want to add an image stored in my Google Photos. How can I get the direct link to an image in my Google Photos? The links I copied are not direct.
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How can I add a photo from my Google Photos to the Google Image Search?

How can I make a photo from my personal Google Photos available to the Google Image Search?
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Select several pictures and move them in one go?

Am I correct in understanding that Google Photos is unable to let users 1) select a bunch of pictures (through the check mark + CTRL key), and move them all in one go? It looks like you can only move ...
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export saved Google images into Google photos

How do I import saved images from http://www.google.com/save/ into Google Photos without downloading them? (From Linux.) Similar to, but different from: How to download all Google Search images ...
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Update photos on Google Photos

I've uploaded all of my photos to Google Photos (~100GB). I've decided to add geocoding to photos. Is it possible to upload updated version of photos? I wouldn't like to delete all uploaded photos and ...
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How Google Photos synchronization works with Google Drive?

When you allow; Your mobile or desktop synchronize photos to your google+, google photos. These photos can show into your account drive within a folder called google photos. Now when you synchronize ...
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Two-way sync with Google Photos?

I am using Google Photos and quite happy with it, including the option to automatically upload images from both my phone and my camera (via a computer). However, I am uncomfortable with all those ...
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Why don't the photo listed in Google Photo when I upload it in Google Drive?

I login in https://drive.google.com/, and click Google Photo item in left bar, then click "New" and select "File Upload" to upload a photo. In my mind, I think the photo I just uploaded will list in ...
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Google Drive or Google Photos: get a view count of my shared folders or files

How can I know how many people accessed a folder or file on Google Drive or Google Photos that I shared with a link?
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How can I make my Google Photos accessible & searchable for the Creative Commons?

I want to add my photos to shared albums on Google Photos and have these accessible under a Creative Commons license. That is, other people should be able to find them when they perform a Google ...
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How can I add a caption to a photo in a shared Google Photos album?

I have a collection of photos in a shared album on Google Photos. For each photo I want to set a short description as a caption.
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Google Photos Backup Size

I am sure that you all know that Google offers the free backup of photos through their Google Photos App. I've since found out that the free backup, as Google advertises, with reduced photo quality ...
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How can I get a list of albums in Google Photos

I have many albums in Google Photos. (Maybe 200). I want to get a list of these albums along with their urls. How can I do this? To put it in context, I want to send an email listing many of these ...
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How can I change image size using direct image url in Picasa Web Album?

I know I can get the direct image URL from Picasa Web Album in a Public Album. And I can also get a lot of image URL in Google Product, such as Google Photos, Blogger, and Play Store. And this URLs ...
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Finding photos taken in a precise geotagged location?

I have uploaded a number of photos with GPS data. I'm trying to find a few taken in NY Penn Station but my searches for even "new york city" or "new york, new york" aren't recalling all of the photos ...
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Shared albums from Google Plus not showing in Google Photos

Last year I made a few albums and shared them. I think I used the Google Plus photo feature to create a link and email it to my family. Now I'm using Google Photos (i.e. the new standalone app) and I ...
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How is Google reducing file size of my backed up photos when image stats are unchanged?

I have my Nexus5 set up to automatically back up my images to Google photos. On my phone there are 2 options for backing up photos: High quality Great visual quality at reduced file size (free ...
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Is there a way to create an album within an album on Google Photos?

I currently have my pictures organized into folders of varying depth (i.e. Pictures/College/Senior Year/ThinkChicago Trip). It doesn't appear that I can keep this structure if I move my photos to ...
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Add photos to an existing Google Photos story

Is there any way that I can add the new photos to a Google Photos auto-generated story? The Google Photos assistant created a story for me for a vacation I took. I saved it, and then later uploaded ...
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How to exclude Google Photos from Google Drive searches?

When I perform searches I frequently receive a lot of results of photos in my searches. I would like to exclude these from my searches, how can I do this? Is there a cheatsheet of sorts that show ...
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URL to the list of public Google Plus photo albums?

We share event photos with public through Google Plus photos. We can were able to directly give a link to an album, or to a list of available albums like this: https://plus.google.com/photos/+(MyPage)...
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No picture when sharing video from Google photos on Facebook

Why is this happening? In my Google photos on some video when I click share - get link or share / Facebook - getting link for Facebook. It almost never displays the video thumbnail in a post. Just a ...
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How do I tag myself in Google photos?

Google photos identified me in some of the old photos. In newer photos it identifies me as someone else. I tried to change it, but I am not able to tag with term me. Finally I created my own contact ...
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Does Google Photos have Reverse image search?

Google Images has Reverse image search, whereas I can use a picture as my search to find related images from around the web. Does Google Photos have Reverse image search whereas I can use a picture ...
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Is there a way to see all of the Google Photos Creations?

The Google Photos Creations used to be grouped under Auto Awesome. Since the re-branding, Auto Awesome doesn't exist anymore. Is there way to see these things without manually going through all of the ...
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Can I Disable the Download All feature on a shared Google Photos album?

If I share a Google Photos album, other people who view it see a Download All button at the top of the page, as shown in the screenshot below. You should be able to see it yourself if you visit this ...
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View/edit tags in Google Photos

I upload photos using Picasa. In Picasa Web I can see/edit tags. Google Photos help seems not to have any mention of "tags" at all. Am I missing something?
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I have many large folders of photos on Google Drive. How can I move them into Google Photos?

I've been backing up old photos to Google Drive for a couple of years, and I only just recently found out how amazing Google Photos is (automatically organizes photos, builds albums and animations, ...
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How to sort by name in a Google Photos collection?

Since Google moved to the new system, I can't figure out how to organize pictures by name like it used to work: https://photos.google.com/collections. There's no item in the menu to sort pictures. I ...
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Where went the Google Photos album “Hangouts”?

For some time you could see pictures someone sent you via Hangouts in an album called "Hangouts". This vanished somehow. When you open a picture from Hangouts on the Computer, you can still see in ...
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Photo slideshow in Google Sites that works without Flash?

Just inserted a Google+ photo album on a web page built with Google Sites, then realized that it requires Flash! This means it doesn't display on my tablet, for example. Without requiring Flash, Is ...
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How can I view photospheres on a PC?

I shot a photosphere on my phone, and it was uploaded automatically to http://photos.google.com. However, I can't seem to view it as a photosphere. How can I view it on my computer?
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How to export photos and albums from Google Photos?

Do you know of a way to download photos and videos back from the new http://photos.google.com? I was expecting at least some unofficial tools like Flickr downloader, but I couldn't find any. I'm ...
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Show Google Photos as Chromecast backdrop? [closed]

It looks like Chromecast backdrops pulls its photos from Google+ photos, but Google+ shut down its photo feature on 8/1/2015. First, what gives? Second, is there any way presently to show my ...
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Organizing photos and folders in Google Photos using Google Drive

I know this question has been asked before, but under a slightly different context. There have been a few technology changes since then, so I'm hoping there is now an answer to this question. ...
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Is there a “best way” to send Google feedback?

I did use the feedback thing, but I have no idea if that is the best way. I'll be honest, I don't think they will ever read it, but I wanna try all my options. If this helps, my feedback is about a ...
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How can I view Google Photos that are not in a Google Photos album?

Go to Google Photos Add a few photos to a photo album Go back to All Photos See all of the photos there, even ones you copied to the Album. No problem here, per se. At least not yet. What if you ...
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Automatically add photos shared with me to Google Photos

I use Google Photos for all photos I take. When we have an event, friends and I tend to share photos to each other, using Google+. I can see the photos fine - but I really want a way of making them ...
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Undo view Google Photos in Google Drive?

When I went to my photos in Google Drive, a popup appeared asking if I want to be able to view my photos in Google Drive. I selected "Yes". How do I reverse this change?
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How do I know if a video is consuming space on Google Photos?

If you go into Google Photos settings, you can see that there are two options for Upload size for photos and videos: High quality (free unlimited storage) Great visual quality at reduced file size ...
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How to move photos from Google Drive to Google Photos?

I have a lot of photos in Google Drive, in random folders. I want to move them to Google Photos, because I really like the phone/tablet application - while the web app is... less good. I have no ...