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TechnologyGoogle has disconnected Photos and Drive. Here's how to keep your photos synced

15:35  01 september  2019
15:35  01 september  2019 Source:   cnet.com

Google Photos' face-grouping feature comes to Europe

Google Photos' face-grouping feature comes to Europe Google Photos recently hit one billion users after being spun out from Google+ just four years ago. One reason the product grew so quickly is its frequent updates, adding features like video animation and a crop and adjust tool for photographing documents. Now, Google is rolling out its face-grouping feature across Europe. The feature was available in some regions since 2015, and it works by looking at all the photos on your device and creating a model of each face so it can group similar instances together. Then you can search your photos for particular people or create albums or movies of them.

On July 10, Google will delink Google Photos from Google Drive , and the two Google storage services will stop automatically keeping each other' s 4. The app will install a folder on your computer called Google Drive , and you can drag photos and documents onto the folder to sync its contents

Google has been syncing all your stored photos and documents on Google Drive , but not anymore. Removing photos from Google Drive only without deleting from Google Photos can be a herculean job. Here ' s how to do that without losing a single Google Drive and Photos are two

Google has now officially uncoupled Google Photos from Google Drive, and the two Google storage services no longer automatically keep their photos in sync. That means photos you've uploaded to one service, and any changes you make to them, no longer reliably show up in the other place.

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Google says it made the change because some people found the relationship confusing. But if you like having your photos synced, we've found a workaround that can help you keep Google Drive and Google Photos in lockstep. And to help, Google has a tool to help you keep the two apps in sync.

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Google has been syncing all your stored photos and documents on Google Drive , but not anymore. Removing photos from Google Drive only without deleting from Google Photos can be a herculean job. Here ' s how to do that without losing a single Google Drive and Photos are two

On July 10, Google will delink Google Photos from Google Drive , and the two Google storage services Here ’ s the Means by Which to keep Your Photos Synced . Be that as it may, if you like having your photos synced , we’ve discovered a workaround that can help you keep Google Drive

Google has disconnected Photos and Drive. Here's how to keep your photos synced© Angela Lang/CNET
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Google's Backup and Sync app

Google's Backup and Sync app for Windows or Mac will back up photos from your computer, camera or SD card to Google Drive and Photos, and the app will upload a copy to both Google services for you. Here's how you set it up.

1. If you haven't already, download Backup and Sync to your PC or Mac.

2. Follow the instructions to install it and sign in.

3. If it asks, grant the app permission to access your photos.

4. The app will install a folder on your computer called Google Drive, and you can drag photos and documents onto the folder to sync its contents with Google Drive on Google's servers.

5. To sync other folders on your computer with Drive, open Backup and Sync preferences and select the folders you'd like to sync, such as Documents or Pictures.

Google Photos now lets you search for text in pictures you’ve taken

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On July 10, Google will separate Google Photos from Google Drive and the two Google storage services will automatically keep each other' s photos . 1 If you have not already done so, download Backup and Sync to your PC or Mac. How to sync photos from Google Drive with Google Photos .

Google How to sync photos from Google Drive to Google Photos Another option is to move photos and videos from Drive over to Photos . Google says it will release a tool called Share with Me to transfer your photos in July. Google ’ s new tool won’t sync these duplicate files, however

Google has disconnected Photos and Drive. Here's how to keep your photos synced© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. You can set other folders to sync with your Google Drive. Google

How to copy photos from Google Drive to Google Photos

Another option is to move photos and videos from Drive over to Photos using the new Google Photos Upload tool. The tool doesn't sync these duplicate files, however, so changes you make in one spot won't affect the copy kept in the other spot.

And note: If you save your photos using the Original full-resolution setting, those duplicate files will count twice toward your Drive storage cap, instead of once, like they do now. And you'll need to use Google Photos on your Mac or PC.

Google has disconnected Photos and Drive. Here's how to keep your photos synced© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Tap Upload in the top right.

1. In Google Photos, tap Upload in the top right corner.

2. To copy photos over from Drive, tap Google Drive in the menu.

3. Select the image or images you want to copy from Drive and then tap Upload at the bottom right of the window.

Google Photos now has the ability to search for text in images

Google Photos now has the ability to search for text in images Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app. Over the years, the tech giant released various object recognition features powered by Google Lens for its backup application, so it doesn't end up a photo dump where you can't find anything anymore. Now, the tech giant has started rolling out the ability to search for images in Photos through the text found in them. We were able to surface screenshots by looking for specific keywords, but it looks like the feature will work even on ordinary pictures. Say, on images of signs or of the pages of a book.

Ever since Google Photos and its unlimited high-quality cloud storage arrived, Google has Google says that Drive sync was causing confusion with users, so Photos will no longer include an option So keeping a rolling backup of your photos is going to take some work. Here ' s what' s changing and

If you have a Google account, you have Google Drive . Your Drive is a great way to be able to access your files wherever you are that has an Internet connection. You can also view and organize photos in your Drive . But syncing your photos to Google Drive doesn't happen automatically.

You'll see a message saying your selection is being uploaded to Photos.

How to sync your photos with Google Drive using the Google Photos

You can also check that your Google Photos app is syncing with your Google Photos library on Google's servers.

1. In the Google Photos app, tap the hamburger menu and then tap Settings.

2. Tap Back up & Sync and then check you've toggled it on and you're backing up to the correct account.

3. While you are here, in Device Folders, you can set other folders on your phone to sync with your Google Photos library.

Google has disconnected Photos and Drive. Here's how to keep your photos synced© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. In the Google Photos app, you can sync images from other folders. Google

Published June 14.

Updates, June 18: Edited for clarity; Sept. 1: Edited for clarity.

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Google Photos has given users the option to create and buy physical photo books since 2017 -- now it looks like the app is expanding to offer prints and canvas prints as well. In an APK teardown of the latest version of the app, 9to5Googlefound that Google plans to work with CVS or Walmart to deliver same-day pickup for 4x6 inch photo prints, as well as a number of options for canvas prints with three-day print times. These options aren't yet live in Google Photos 4.24, but will likely appear alongside "Photo books" in the navigation menu, although it seems it will be renamed to "Print store.

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