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How do I share Google+ photos automatically?

Just recently Google made it possible to do that through Google Drive. Now in the Google Drive application, there is a folder named Google Photos, you can click on it and have your Google+ photos ...
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How do I embed a Google Photos album into a web site?

Proposed by an anonymous user, as a suggested edit to the accepted answer: Setting up Albums and generating the code to embed them in a web site is made unnecessarily complicated by Google. They ...
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How to find & delete Google+ photos larger than 2048px

This has now become straightforward: Go to: https://photos.google.com/u/0/settings Make sure "high quality" is checked (i.e., the compressed format which will deal with all future uploads) Click on ...
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How to upload existing albums to new (2015) Google Photos?

If you upload using the Google Photos uploader, albums won't get automatically created, but the folder name will get saved with the photo metadata. Try this: after uploading your photos from multiple ...
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How to upload existing albums to new (2015) Google Photos?

Finally the solution is here. Google added a tiny "Recover Storage" button on the web interface (photos.google.com -> Settings -> Recover Storage). Use Picasa desktop client to upload all your ...
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How to download album shared with me on Google+?

If the pictures have really been assembled into an album by the user (rather than, for example, just aggregated by Google+ for a particular day), then: Go to the person's profile page; Find the album ...
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Resizing photos in Google+ to standard size

Google already has a built in way to convert your pics from original quality to High quality. https://support.google.com/photos/answer/6314648?hl=en Reduce the size of your photos & videos To ...
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Resizing photos in Google+ to standard size

Since yesterday, there is a new function in Google Photos. Now there is a button for this issue. How it works: Go to Google Photos Go to Settings (located under the three dots on the left) Click on '...
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Is there a way to force Google Photos to create a story of a certain time range?

With Google Photos you can currently create Stories only from the Google Photos app on phone or tablet. Basically you click on the + icon, choose "Story" and then select the photos, see: https://...
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Sort Google+ Photos Albums by name

You can sort by album title in Picasa Web Albums which shows the same photos/albums as Google+
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Google (Drive) Photos - remove non-auto awesome

If you just want them for Auto Awesome, maybe you don't need to upload them in full resolution. (Since the resolution of most Auto Awesomes is downgraded at creation anyways). Then the photos won't ...
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How to upload existing albums to new (2015) Google Photos?

What I am doing now is drag and drop folders one by one in the web browser and once it finishes uploading it will ask to rename the uploaded album. (Of course it’s difficult for a big collection with ...
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Photo slideshow in Google Sites that works without Flash?

The Picasa Album embed is very old and not development is happening on the Picasa side anymore. Eventually Google Photos might roll out a album embed but they have announced no such plans. In the ...
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Can I hide specific Google Drive images from Google+ photo?

If you mean keeping your photos from Google Drive private in Google+ (only accessible to you), that is exactly what happens. Specifically you have to share the photo within Google+ You cannot tag,...
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Is it possible to get Google+ to create one story from 2 people's camera roll?

Your best chance at this is to download the other person's photos and to re-upload them into your own space. You can then re-generate the story and hope it will pick up the new pictures.
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How to find and remove duplicate Google+ photos

While I don't believe there is a tool built in to Google+ you could use Google's Picasa product to link your account and use it's tools to do this. To do this download picasa and Link it to your ...
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Make photos available only to me on Google+

Your automatically backed up photos are private unless you choose to share them. Back up photos & videos automatically
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Resizing Google+ photos from standard to full size

If you had Google+ backup standard sized photos than that is the resolution stored in the cloud. There is no way to get higher resolution without having the original images.
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How do I share Google+ photos automatically?

In addition to @Andrea Zonca's answer (which essentially helped my problem), some things I noticed (maybe less relevant to the topic but still things to consider when you decide the option to share ...
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How to upload existing albums to new (2015) Google Photos?

The Google Photos API does not support what you, and many other people, want to do. The correct answer to this question is that as of July 2016 there is no way to do what you want to do using Google ...
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How can I get all the photos for a specific day when there are no highlights?

Ok, solved this one as I was typing it. To make a day show up in highlights: Open an image from that day From the 'More' dropdown select 'Highlight' That photo will now show up in Highlights, ...
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Google+ photos to edit (possibly through Google Drive)

From How Google Drive works with Google Photos - Drive Help You can view and manage your photos and videos in both Google Photos and Google Drive. You can also create a Google Photos folder in your &...
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How to upload existing albums to new (2015) Google Photos?

If you have access to Picasa uploader (I use Mac version) it provides album options. Uploads to Picasa appear in Photos. I cannot guarantee, however, that this won't count against storage quota, it ...
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Can I search Google+ Photos by location?

When I search my photos with a location (e.g., Washington, DC) I only seem to get photos that are geo-tagged for that location, as well as some where the system seems to "guess" the location based on ...
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How does Google+ Photos know the location where the photos were taken in?

I know this is a year old but I suspect more people are interested. Here's a paper release by Google just a month before the question was asked: PlaNet - Photo Geolocation with Convolutional Neural ...
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How does Google+ Photos know the location where the photos were taken in?

I've recently uploaded the photos from a trip to Google+. They were taken with a dedicated camera (not smartphone) without GPS or Wi-Fi, so the photos didn't have any GPS tag on them. I did not point ...
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Google (Drive) Photos - remove non-auto awesome

I hope there's a more elegant way to do this but - The only way I found around it was to go to google photos and search #AutoAwesome click for larger Then, I clicked the check-mark on the top-left ...
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Does Google Autobackup application, checks for duplicate before uploading, considering renamed files?

Unfortunately answer appears to be yes based on my test. Google Autobackup will upload a duplicate. Update: Although I see an upload count that appears it duplicated but in the web I only see one ...
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How do I get Google Photos to store full resolution photos after I changed the setting?

I think Google will not re-upload your photo again. Because those photos already on Google Plus Photo. However Google will upload full resolution photos the moment you changed your settings. There is ...
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Google Plus public photo album shows in public news feed but not under photos

Nothing is wrong. https://plus.google.com/+AliciaSykes/photos is your Highlights tab and Google has some magic algorithm that chooses what to put there. If you want to see all of your albums there are ...
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