Google+, a social network, created Google photos and video sharing and storage services in 2015.
Replaces Google’s Picasa service, images, and videos are saved in Google Cloud and synchronized with the browser on the site. User and Android and iOS mobile devices.
A limited amount of storage space is free for paid 100 GB and 1 TB services.
Whenever users take photos on their Android phone or connect a memory card or camera to a Chromebook, they can automatically upload images to the cloud.
They can be organized in new or different folders and automatically grouped into stories for the user to tell.
Five or more photos taken in succession can be viewed as an animated sequence.
Guidelines for Using Google Products
- These Program Policies apply to the content you post or comment on it and content that you print from Google Photos.
- It offers free storage and automatic sorting of photos and videos to keep your memories safe and comfortable for you to access.
- These guidelines help make the use of Google products as comfortable, secure, and flattering as possible.
- To continue to offer these services, we must contain the disregard the guidelines as much as possible.
- With this in mind, we urge all users to adhere to the guidelines below.
- When we learn of potential violations of our policies, we review them and take appropriate action.
- We can restrict access to content, remove content, stipulate that it cannot print content, and limit or revoke the user’s access rights to Google products.
- We may also take action on accounts that exceed the storage quota.
- For example, we can reject new uploads, compress existing content, or delete content if the storage quota exceeds or that additional storage is available.
- However, when implementing these guidelines, we reserve the right to make exceptions by educational, documentary, scientific, or artistic considerations or the public interest.
What’s the difference between High, Original, and Express quality in Google Photos?
- It offers three storage settings with somewhat confusing labels.
- The “High quality” setting is the choice of the middle of the two modes.
- You can save photos from your smartphone up to 16 MP or video clips up to 1080p to your Google Photos cloud account.
- The “High quality” setting allows you to download an unlimited number of photos and videos for free if they reach these limits.
- Google recently updated its terms of service for videos stored in High Quality in Google Photos.
- The subsequent formats of video are supported: mpg,.wmv, .asf, .avi, .divx, .mov, .mod, .mmv, .tod,.m4v, .3g2, .3gp,.mp4, .m2t, .m2ts, .mts and .mkv.
- If you upload videos in other high-quality formats, including the popular RAW form, they’ll count toward your Google One storage limits.
- Google Photos to edit your photos in apps or on the website.
- There is an automatic selection that Google Photos can use to create the best version of this photo.
- It also creates several other filters that you can choose from, such as B. Vista, which converts color images into black and white photos.
- You can also manually adjust your images’ lighting, color, and pop options using sliders and change your images’ aspect ratio and angles in it.
What is the Google Photos Assistant?
- The Google Photos Assistant (not to be confused with the Google Assistant AI digital assistant) helps you save track of your photo and video library.
- Cards are generated with suggestions for photos that can be converted into collages, animations, and films.
- It even uses machine learning to show you pictures from your account that you might want to delete.
- The wizard also offers notifications for warnings, e.g., B. when you are using your storage space.
Get started with Google Photos
- If you automatically back up your photos and videos to your Account, you can find them on any device. Here’s how to back up videos and pictures.
Step 1: open the photos
- Go to Google Photos. If you have not signed in to your Google Account, click Go to Google Photos and sign in.
Step 2: Find your photos
- When you open it, you can find all the photos and videos stored in your Google Account. Learn more about backing up videos and pictures.
- Scroll to view all of your photos.
- On the left is a way to navigate and do more with your photos.
How does it work?
- You can use it to save, share, view, and edit photos and videos.
- It works for Android and iOS devices and offers automatic backup of your media.
- Google Photos may be free with unlimited storage, but there are some limitations.
Delete or restore your photos and videos
- If backup and sync is enabled, photos and videos you deleted will stay in your recycle bin for 60 days before permanently deleted
- If you delete a photo or video saved in Google Photos, it will remain in your recycling bin for 60 days.
- When you delete it from your Android device without backing it up, it will remain in your Trash for 60 days.
- If you see a video or photo in Google Photos that you think you’ve deleted, it might be on a removable memory card.
- Use the gallery app on your device to delete.
- However, unsaved items (stored only locally on the device) are deleted after 30 days.
Google photos for free
- Get unlimited, original-quality, free storage for all photos and videos uploaded from Pixel 2 to Google Photos by January 16, 2021.
- Photos and videos uploaded on or before this date will remain free in quality. ‘Origin.
- After January 16, 2021, we will upload new pictures and videos in high quality for free.
Will Google Photos Remain Ever
- Google will keep your pictures as long as your account is still active.
- In a way, you can keep it indefinitely as long as someone regularly logs into the store (Gmail, YouTube, Drive, Photos, etc.).
- Google saves your photos as long as your account is still active.