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How to move photos from Google Drive to Google Photos?

While on Google Photos click Upload, (probably upper right corner), then click "Google Drive". If for some reason that didn't work, just read this short official Google help made to answer this exact ...
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How can I rotate multiple photos at once using Google Photos?

While you still can't rotate multiple pictures at once, at least now there is a keyboard shortcut to rotate a picture: Shift-R. So click a picture you want to rotate, hit Shift-R (once, or 3 times, ...
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How can I view Google Photos that are not in a Google Photos album?

So, this is a bit of an old question.. but it still doesn't seem to be solved. Here are some additional people complaining about the issue... How to delete all photos which are not in an album? Not ...
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How to move photos from Google Drive to Google Photos?

Login to Google Drive Click on the Settings button () Select Settings Make sure Create a Google Photos folder — Automatically put your Google Photos into a folder in My Drive is checked. Find and ...
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How to Move Google Photos to an Album and Archive them in a single operation?

If you want all the images in the target album to be archived, then this is easy. select all the photos you wish move them to the album view the archive: https://photos.google.com/archive at the top ...
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How can I sort my files in Google Photos by size?

This is now, finally, possible @ https://one.google.com/storage/management! See the full blog post on it here: https://blog.google/products/google-one/free-features/ And also https://photos.google.com/...
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How to get the direct link to an image in my Google Photos?

At this time Google actively changes its image service behavior. Now, there is not any algorithms how to receive direct and permanent links to your shared photos. The URLs are received by the right-...
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Delete all content from Google Photos

In a browser go to photos.google.com Select Photos from the left side menu Hover over your first photo and then click the checkmark that appears to select it Grab the scroll bar on the right and go ...
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Wrong person identified by Google Photos

I'm afraid you can't tell Google who the person is, only who the person is not. Open up the "People" album where there's a mistake Select all of the photos that are mismarked as being for the current ...
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How to get the direct link to an image in my Google Photos?

As mentioned by 23W, the long URL you get by copying the image URL of any given photo in Google Photos while logged in to your Google account is "secret" and may be short lived and may stop ...
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Exclude specific Google Drive folders from Google Photos

Create a text file with the name .nomedia into the folder you want to hide from the Photos app. The file itself can remain empty. You can use a File Manager app to create files.
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How to delete all my photos in Google Photos?

After a quick research I found two solutions: The easy one is, and will work in any amount of images: delete from Google Photos folder on your Google drive reference the second one is, but a ...
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How to remove someone from People results in Google Photos?

I had the same problem. Here's how I fixed it. On a PC, go to: https://photos.google.com/people Click on the 3-bubble menu top right Click on "Show & hide people" Then click on the faces you ...
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Create albums on Google Photos from folders of photos on local disk

There is no way in 2017 to do this. Picasa no longer exists. It surprises me that no 3rd party app has appeared to manage Google Photo upload with combined album creation, I assume Google does not ...
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What's the easiest way to download all albums from Google Photos?

The easiest way to download all albums would be to use the Google Takeout service. It can be used to export data from many Google services, including Photos. If you click the dropdown next to Google ...
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How can I sort my files in Google Photos by size?

You can try: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/quota You can convert them to high quality so you can reduce the size. https://support.google.com/photos/answer/6314648
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How to rotate video on Google Photos?

Google plus is not available anymore. Steps to rotate Open the Google Photos App on your mobile device Tap on the vide you wish to edit Tap on settings at the bottom of the screen You have the ...
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How to get the direct link to an image in my Google Photos?

It's simple: open photos.google.com open album open any image (black layout will appear) right click mouse button on image copy image URL URL should look like https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/(...
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How to embed single photo from Google photos album

It's not as straightforward as one would like, but you can do it this way: Find the photo in Google Photos you want to include Open the "Share" menu and click "Get link" Either click the link that is ...
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Upload images to Google Photos in high (not original) quality from the web

In Settings, you can set whether web uploads are "High Quality" or "Original".
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How can I remove duplicates in Google Photos?

Update This method will no longer work. As Google itself says in this link: Upcoming changes to Google Photos & Google Drive From 10 July 2019, Google Photos and Google Drive will no longer ...
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Can I delete my Google Photos folder from my Google Drive?

Just tried this myself and just as the dialog says, it will indeed delete the files from Google Photos as well. I checked and I have the option turned off to have photos added to a Google Drive folder....
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How can I remove duplicates in Google Photos?

Google Photos tries to avoid uploading duplicates, but does not always succeed when different upload methods or devices are used. For example when you uploaded using Picasa, a new upload using the ...
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How to move Google Photos albums to Google Drive folders?

Albums in Google Photos are completely separate from folders in Google Drive. Thus, you will have to export the photos from Google Photos, and upload them to Google Drive. I'm going to assume you use ...
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Is it safe now to delete the Google Photos folder from Drive?

Yes, it is safe. You can delete Google Photos folder from Drive. From Google Photos Help: Not sure what settings you have? Confirm if you used the Google Photos folder in Google Drive ...
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How can I add a photo from my Google Photos to the Google Image Search?

You probably need to use the image on a website in order for Google to index it. From https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/175288?hl=en: If you'd like your photograph or image to appear in ...
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Delete all content from Google Photos

I used this JS Script: https://github.com/mrishab/google-photos-delete-tool/ I had trouble with using the selected answer. I had over 10k images and scrolling with speed won't let me use the shift ...
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Facial and image recognition doesn't work with NSFW pics

It's very likely that the Google Photos team block "NSFW" related keywords in order to prevent content policy violations. From https://www.google.com/intl/en-US/+/policy/content.html (...
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What does the "pop" function do when I'm editing a photo?

The pop effect is simply an increase in local contrast.
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Can I download all Google Photos?

With additional research I found out, that I can use a service called Google Takeout to have a big zip file generated (40 GB in my case) that can be downloaded.
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