lots of new things to come to better organize and find your memories

The Mountain View company presented several small new features soon to be deployed on its Google Photos storage service. These features will help you find your way around better.

Source: Google

A little facelift always welcome is coming to Google Photos. The Californian group presented some new features in a blog post: these will be deployed over the next few weeks. The overall idea of ​​this update is to bring more clarity to the service, to better help you find and organize your memories.

To do this, Google will change the ergonomics of the “Library” tab, located at the bottom right of your screen. Its interface will be able to be sorted either via a grid system or via a list, in order to filter your types of folders more quickly (albums, shared albums, favorites, folders on the device, etc.).

Make it easy to import photos

Another novelty: a new “Import photos” button will appear next to the “Favorites”, “Useful suggestions”, “Archives” and “Trash” functions. It will, as its name suggests, import images from other services with just one click. The idea is to make it easier for you by creating a specific button.

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Source: Google

Google has also intervened on the sharing tab, which it describes as more orderly. Several sections will thus be created for sharing with a contact and shared albums. ” With more defined sections, it’s easier to find, view and manage your shared photos and videos, and stay up to date so you never miss the latest shot“, we read.

Note that this function will land later on iOS, without Google giving more details.

The back-up screenshot

Finally, the firm from across the Atlantic wants to optimize the search for your screenshots. If you have decided not to enable automatic backup for your screenshots in order for example not to pollute your memories, a new small “Screenshot” shortcut will still allow you to find the most recent ones.

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This can come in handy if you really want to separate your everyday photos with sometimes useless screenshots. But to save you too much headache in the event of a search, the famous “Screenshot” shortcut can save you a few minutes to find ascreenshotrecent.

Finally, a new carousel of contextual suggestions will be offered to you only on your screenshots, in order to copy text, crop the image or even search for an element via Google Lens. This feature excludes iOS devices and only affects Android smartphones.

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