How to Manage Photos Using Google Photo

Google photo is an app developed by Google to organize the photos of a user. It is a type of cloud service to store the photos of user devices linked with the valid Gmail account. If there are thousands of photos backed up in google photos, then it is a cumbersome task to find the desired picture at a specific time.

This task can be made easy with the proper use of the tools in google photos to organize the pictures. This article will describe the steps to organize google photos collection. Let’s begin the task.

Open your web browser and navigate to Login to your Gmail account associated with your devices.

In the left side of the window, Click on Albums.

Albums are the proper path to organize the pictures of a specific nature at the same place. In the Albums tab, click on the + Create to create a new album.

A new album will be created.

Add Title to the new album and select photos from the device or backed up photos in google photos to add them into the created album.

Click on the three vertical dots icon at the top right of the album window and select Edit Album to change the parameters of an album.

You can add Text description, location, and sorting of pictures are there to edit.

To automatically add the pictures of a specific category in the new album, click on the three vertical dots icon again and navigate to Options.

In the options menu, click + sign to select the people and pets. This will enable the pictures of selected people and things to be organized automatically in the selected album.

There is also an option to add pictures of a place in a single folder. Go to Albums and select Places.

All the pictures of the places that you have visited will be there in the folders having the visited place name.

Now when you will search for places in Google photos, you will see the pictures related to your searched place.

There is also an option to edit the properties of the picture in terms of date and time and location. Select a picture and click on three vertical dots.

Once the picture is selected, you can edit the information.

There is also an option to either delete a picture or entire album. Go to an album and click on the three vertical dots icon and select Delete.

Select delete in the Delete Album? warning. The album will be deleted. The same process applied to delete a single image.

Every single deleted item will move to the Trash. To open trash, go to the main window and select the main menu.

Now click on the trash.

This will open Trash. Click Empty Trash to delete all the items in the trash. That’s the end of the tutorial.

By following these simple steps, you can easily manage your lifetime photos using Google Photos.


Muhammad Imran Habib

Imran is a technology evangelist with 8 years of experience working with some of the Industry leading companies. Imran's expertise includes On-Prem/Virtual Infrastructure deployments, IT Solutions for SMEs, End User Computing Support.

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