Questions tagged [google-photos]

An online service by Google to safely store photos and videos. Most Android devices automatically store all the created media in it as the default setting.

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Change Facebook (and others) photo saving folder

I'd like to ask a question about the facebook app (but it is not only one that does this). Currently, when I save any photo from facebook, it saves into /DCIM/Facebook. Now I would not normally care ...
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How “Google Pixel (XL)” activates the “unlimited full resolution photo and video backup”

Google offers Pixel-Phone customers "Unlimited Full resolution photo and video backup". Does anyone know how Google handle this? I can imagine 3 options - but does anyone know which one matches ...
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Are Google photo high quality pictures compressed even if they're under 16 megapixels?

Recently, Google has changed the Google Photos app so that everyone has free and unlimited access to store 16 megapixel files. The camera on my phone is under 16 megapixel. When I downloaded the app, ...
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How do I exclude a subfolder in DCIM from Google Photos backup?

I set Google Photos to automatically back up pictures and videos I take and nothing else. I use an Xperia phone and it comes with a feature to take "Time Shift" photo which is essentially just a ...
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Google Photos and Files Apps on Google Pixel 2 is giving the following error “android.process.media has stopped”

I have read quite a bit about this issue from "clearing caches" to "formatting your phone".... it works for some people and it doesn't for others. Well formatting your phone will work but you lose ...
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Record video in QHD then reduce to FHD is the same thing of record in FHD

I have a Galaxy S7 Flat, and I use Google Photos Unlimited backup free (which means at max/reduce videos to Full HD). So I was wondering if I record in Quad HD (4K) has the same quality of recording​ ...