Google Photos

4.5
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About this app

Google Photos is the home for all your photos and videos, automatically organized and easy to share.

- “The best photo product on Earth” – The Verge

- “Google Photos is your new essential picture app” – Wired



The official Google Photos app is made for the way you take photos today and includes essential features like shared albums, automatic creations and an advanced editing suite. Additionally every Google Account comes with 15 GB of storage and you can choose to automatically back up all your photos and videos in High quality or Original quality. You can then access them from any connected device and on photos.google.com.



With the official app, you get:



15 GB OF STORAGE: Back up 15 GB of photos and videos and access them from any device and photos.google.com—your photos are safe, secure, and private to you. All photos and videos you back up in High quality before June 1, 2021 will not count toward your Google Account storage.



FREE UP SPACE: Never worry about running out of space on your phone again. Photos that are safely backed up can be removed from your device's storage in just a tap.



AUTOMATIC CREATIONS: Bring photos to life with automatically created movies, collages, animations, panoramas, and more from your photos. Or easily create them yourself.



ADVANCED EDITING SUITE: Transform photos with a tap. Use intuitive and powerful photo editing tools to apply content-aware filters, adjust lighting, and more.



SHARING SUGGESTIONS: With smart sharing suggestions, giving your friends the photos you took of them is painless. And they can add their photos, too, so you’ll finally get the photos you’re actually in.



FAST AND POWERFUL SEARCH: Your photos are now searchable by the people, places and things in them — no tagging required.



LIVE ALBUMS: Select the people and pets you want to see and Google Photos will automatically add photos of them as you take them, no manual updates needed.*



PHOTO BOOKS: Create a photo book in just minutes from your phone or computer. You can also see suggested photo books based on your best shots from a trip or period of time.*



GOOGLE LENS: Search the hard-to-describe and get stuff done, right from a photo. Copy and translate text, identify plants and animals, add events to your calendar, find products online, and more.



SEND PHOTOS IN SECONDS: Instantly share photos with any contact, email, or phone number.



SHARED LIBRARIES: Grant a trusted person access to all of your photos.



You can also upgrade storage for your Google Account, used for Original Quality photos and videos by subscribing to Google One. Subscriptions start at $1.99/month for 100 GB in the US. Pricing and availability can vary by region.

- Google One Terms of Service: https://one.google.com/terms-of-service

- One Google Pricing: https://one.google.com/about



For additional help visit https://support.google.com/photos



*Face grouping, live albums and photo books are not available in all countries.
Updated on
Sep 28, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 8 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
Independent security review
4.5
46.1M reviews
Destiny Autumn Bailey
September 20, 2022
Tons of options! Lifesaver when it comes to backing up pictures from your gallery. If not for Google Photos I would have lost 1000 precious memories numerous times. Also love the map/timeline feature and having the option to view photos from where they were taken. It's like you get to experience and relive the memory all over again. Smooth interface and easy to navigate.
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Tim Geise
September 26, 2022
As I slowly discover new features, it's a very good app. However, I wish that when you move stuff into albums, they would disappear from the main photo galleries. I also wish this had a mass delete function, where you could select a whole bunch of photos ahead of time and I just delete them all at once. With this app you have to delete them one photo at a time which is very time consuming
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Google LLC
September 26, 2022
Hi Tim. Currently, this isn't available. We will pass this along to our team. Feel free to share feedback with us here: http://goo.gle/3sPwq2I. Appreciate it.
Anne Bingham
September 28, 2022
Love the automatic features. I've had problems with the face recognition, though. After a certain number of people it doesn't remember names or profiles. I've gone through and spent hours identifying photos only to have it forget what I labeled or forget the person. Also, when I change the date of a photo it still comes up when searching the old date (which is usually the upload date, not the date the photo was taken). It would be nice too, if you could search photos by text in the description.
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Google LLC
September 29, 2022
Hi Anne! We recommend that you take a look on the "About models of faces" of this article: goo.gle/2GK3KBD to know how the grouping by facial recognition works. Also, take a look at the topic "Change date and time stamps" in this article: goo.gle/361K212. If you want, you can share your feedback with our team here: goo.gle/3sPwq2I. Thank you.

What's new

We are introducing a new storage management tool to help you easily manage the photos that count toward your storage quota. This tool will surface photos or videos you might want to delete — like blurry photos, screenshots and large videos.