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Questions tagged [google-photos]

Google Photos is a photo sharing and storage service developed by Google. Questions about usage and problems should generally be asked at webapps.stackexchange.com unless they involve integration with PC-based software.

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Google Photos sync to Windows

Ok, this is a long shot but let's see if is anyone have an answer. I'm using Google Photos and the Windows desktop app "Backup and Sync". When I upload a picture on my computer (e.g. from my camera) ...
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Push local photos to google photos [closed]

Formerly I used Google Photo Uploader to just push my local photos from the laptop to google photos. That's exactly what I need. No syncing etc., only one-way push. Unfortunately after urging the ...
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Google Photos sync uploader shows successful upload but photos are not appearing on the website

I installed and configured the sync client on my desktop yesterday. It shows everything except one large video has uploaded. When I visit the website, nothing is there. I've tried loading the website ...
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How can I backup all my Google Photos / Google Drive automatically on linux?

I have around 40Gb of photos in google photos, along with a lot of other stuff in google drive, which I'd like to back up automatically. Right now I'm having to go into my profile and create a ...
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Google Sync backs up non-media files

Google Backup and Sync on my Mac is configured to only sync photos and videos. Yet I see it made a backup of “photos.db” and “store.cloudphotodb” from Apple Photos, among other things. I only want ...
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How does the new Backup and Sync treat existing Google Drive users?

Google has upgraded both Google Drive and Google Photos' softwares into a single software called "Backup and Sync". Until now one had to backup/sync everything into a special folder called "Google ...
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Picasa shared albums to Google Photos [closed]

Googles announces that Picasa will turn off early ( We’ll start rolling out these changes on May 1, 2016 ) But we have a lot of shared content on Picasa: https://picasaweb.google.com/amicscastellsf ...
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photo deleted from Google Drive does not properly delete from Google Photo device [closed]

I am testing out Google Photos. For the most part, it works nicely. It even integrates reasonably well with Google Drive, as advertised (I can view Drive photos in Google Photos and vice versa) ...
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How to share family pictures using Google Photos, Drive and Picasa? [closed]

Google released a great app called Google Photos this year, which also enables you to store/backup your pictures using a dedicated folder in Google Drive. Nearly all pictures are family pictures, so ...
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Most of my photos have uploaded to Google photos, but not by me

How can it be that most of my photo archive has uploaded to Google photos without me every knowing it? I have no idea how they got there, and no idea how to stop this from happening again. If it helps,...
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Find missed uploaded files from Google Photos

I recently uploaded my personal photos to google photos but it seems it did not upload all my photos. I have around 20k photos so manual checking is not feasible. I tried removing the data folder ...
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How to compress photos already uploaded to Google Plus / Google Photos ? [closed]

I reached my Google account storage limit because I didn't take care to the fact that the sync of my photos via Google Plus and Google Photos is done with the initial size of the photos (limited ...
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Google Photos desktop backup uploader and mapped network SMB shares

I've got a network drive mapped/mounted on both OS X and Windows 8.x. The respective Google Photos desktop uploaders are configured to read that drive, and indeed recognizes the files on the mounted ...
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google photo auto-backup, creating duplicates from my new computer

I use google plus's auto-photo backup to auto-save my photos from my computer to google's server. Today, I got a new computer! I moved all my photos to the "My Pictures" directory, then installed ...