Google Photos

Google Photos is a must-have app on your phone. If you like to keep your gallery organized, Google Photos will do it for you automatically, since it separates your photos by folders. It has a cloud where you can store photos and videos, and manage them locally from the app. Its interface stands out for its simplicity and elegance, which makes it a very intuitive app.

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Some important characteristics you should know about Google Photos

  • Google photos was launched in 2015.
  • Google Photos is basically a backup application by Google.  It allows users free and unlimited storage for photos up to 16-megapixel and videos up to 1080p resolution.
  • The application automatically analyses photos by identifying various visual features and subjects. Google Photos has two storage settings “high quality” and “original quality”.
  • Users can now make movies in the Google photos app itself. It is available for both Android and iOS users.
  • The Lens OCR feature will allow users to search for photos by looking for the text in them.
  • Save data: Backup images and videos, with this feature the backup will only begin once the device is connected to a Wi-Fi.
  • You can share whole albums with people. There are three different ways to share albums. The feature is available for both Android and iOS users.

Some FAQ of Google Photos

Do photos stay on Google Photos if deleted from phone?

On Android and IOS deleted photos will be only deleted from your phone.

Is Google Photos safe and private?

In general Google Photos is secure. It does not automatically post your photos for everyone to see. People will not be able to google for them. Google Photos are private by default unless you specifically share them with others.

Will Google Photos keep my photos forever?

Google will keep your photos for the reason your account is still active. The current system allows you to choose between 3, 6, 12, or 18 months for it to act off your inactivity. There will be a reminder sent to your phone or recovery email address to see if you are still present.