Google Photos is the default photo backup service for many people (and most Android users), but it's not the only option. Some use other services for backup or in place of Google Photos. What about you?
Google is rolling out two new updated options to choose from when using Google Photos on the web. There's a new 'Explore' and 'Favorites' section that can be accessed via the sidebar, but the rollout has just started and isn't available for everyone just yet.
Whether you're moving from an iPhone to an Android device, or you just want to use Google's photo service over Apple's, the good news is that it's now easy to take your favorite photos and videos with you. We'll show you how to get it all set up.
Google has started rolling out double-tap and pinch-to-zoom features for videos in its Photos app. The features are being rolled out to users as a server-side switch, so some of you may have to wait a while to get them.
Google Photos is one of the best free services on the internet, allowing you to backup all of your photos and videos for free. But you can still run into local storage issues if you're not deleting your photos from your phone after you back them up.
Alright! You’re logged into your new phone, Google Play is installing all your favorite apps and you’ve got your contacts and text messages synced over from your old phone. Time to really make your phone yours.
Google Photos introduced an interactive map view over the summer that gives users more of a visual representation of where they took photos. The map view is now able to use location data to display pathways that users took.