The Google Photos app for Android and iOS is getting some new features

The Google Photos app for Android and iOS is getting some new features

The Google Photos app will soon show users a list or a grid that can be filtered by type of photo (for example: albums, shared albums, favorites, on-device folders) and then sorted. And the new import photos section helps you import photographs that have been lying in a box inside the closet, or collecting dust in a drawer. Photos can be copied from other services or digitized or moved from a digital camera.

The Google Photos app (iOS, Android) is getting some new features that will help you organise your photos better. In a blog post on Tuesday, Google described the impending upgrades as an attempt to “spring clean” the Photos app. You’ll be able to browse through your photo albums, import images and videos from other sources, find screenshots, and locate your shared material with these improvements.

Highlights

  • The updates will start rolling out this week to Android users and eventually will be made available to iOS devices. With one of the new features coming to Android, “you’ll see a carousel of contextual suggestions to copy text, crop, search using Google Lens, and more when viewing a screenshot. These suggestions help you quickly take action on your library of screenshots with just a tap.

  • The Google Photos update will allow users to more easily file away and find certain pictures – New features coming to the Android and iOS Google Photos app. The Google Photos update will allow users to more easily file away and find certain pictures. Google says, “With all your photos and videos together in Google Photos, you can find and sort with ease, relive them in new ways with Memories, share them with family and friends, give them new life by editing them, turn them into photo books and much more.” And the sharing tab now includes photos and videos being shared among partners, content shared by albums, and photos shared by conversation.