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Google Photos FAQs

Q. What type of pricing plans does Google Photos offer?

Google Photos has the following pricing plans:
Pricing model: Free


Q. Who are the typical users of Google Photos?

Google Photos has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Small Business


Q. What languages does Google Photos support?

Google Photos supports the following languages:
English


Q. Does Google Photos offer an API?

No, Google Photos does not have an API available.

Google Photos product overview

What is Google Photos?

Google Photos is a free, unlimited photo storage and photo sharing service that makes it easy to store, sync, and share all your photos across your devices

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

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Value for money

4.7

/5

94

Starting from

Free

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Google Photos features

Functionality

4.7

/5

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Total features

17

2 categories

Most valued features by users

Third-Party Integrations
Data Import/Export
Access Controls/Permissions
Search/Filter
Drag & Drop
Archiving & Retention
Automatic Backup
Backup and Recovery

Google Photos users reviews

Overall Rating

4.8

/5

94

Positive reviews

99

%

Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9.29/10
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Pros
Easy to use and great way to store my photos from my phoneI love the photo memories I see on the screen - lovely remindersCute ideas and suggestions.
Apart from that,Google Photos is appealing as it is secure and I can access my files from multiple devices,which is totally awesome.
Would recommend it to everyone as Google is the most trusted platform and will provide you the best service with the best security system.
Cons
Initially they provided these services with unlimited storage quota. But now, they restricted to account storage limit.
Cloud syncing with the gallery of the smartphone is a mess. When the photo or video is removed from the Gallery app of the mobile, the same does not get removed the Google Photos.
The options for editing photos is very limited and basic. Access to photos without an internet connection is limited.
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Information Services, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Reviewed 2 years ago

Google Photos has been a critical tool in the advance of my business.I can share files that are needed by the team in a very short time. Also, I do not have to worry about my photos getting lost as they are automatically backed up and the software ensures the total safety of my files.

Pros

I liked the Automatic Backup Feature most as I do not have to worry about my photos and videos getting lost. Apart from that,Google Photos is appealing as it is secure and I can access my files from multiple devices,which is totally awesome.

Cons

The free storage space can be increased a little bit from 15GB to enable users to utilize Google Photos a lot more.

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Helia T.

Higher Education, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Best cloud for photos

Reviewed 2 years ago

This is a great cloud photo app that works very well on mobile. I don't have to be concerned about running out of storage space on my phone. Even if I erase photographs from my phone to save up space, they are all backed up and protected.

Pros

I love how the Google Photos algorithm works very well to detect faces and use this feature to keep shared albums updated automatically. The heat map with photo locations is also amazing. All the metadata is well preserved in the file so it works fine while searching and finding older photos. It also allows you to change the dates and hours of your images if necessary. The mobile app is also great in saving memory by making quickly uploading and detecting of backup files.

Cons

I am very sad the free storage of high-quality photos is gone though the paid plan isn't prohibitively costly for the average user. It also could have improved photo edit tools

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Bholeswar S.

Business Supplies and Equipment, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Faster way to edit photos

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

The automatic photo editing feature is a great deal for people who have less skill on editing. Ad it allows to save photo directly in google cloud and run phone smoothly.

Cons

There are only very less editing filters, It should be improved.

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Rahul R.

Automotive, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Ease of use
  • Features
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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Best platform to back up and secure photos

Reviewed 2 years ago

My overall experience with the software was great as I use it on daily basis. Most of the time I need to access old photos for editing and designing purposes and Google Photos helps me to store and access them on tip of my fingers. This is great software and will definitely help users looking for good and secured cloud storage.

Pros

The platform is great as it has a storage of 15 GB for storing your data or photos. Which helps you to secure a large amount of data on it. You can access all of your already backed-up photos from anywhere and anytime this is the best part of Google Photos. It also helps to find photos by different types of search tools and options. One of the best apps with a good interface and smooth user experience.

Cons

Although the software is great and very useful but there is something which can be improved like the software will only let you access the photos if there is an Internet Connection. The storage can also be increased as sometimes even 15 GB is not enough for storing all your data. There should be some more editing tools other than the basic ones.

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Ansh R.

Automotive, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Ease of use
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  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Best software to protect your visual data.

Reviewed 2 years ago

Would recommend it to everyone as Google is the most trusted platform and will provide you the best service with the best security system. Just go for it guys you don't need to use this software also just keep the automatic backup on and everything will be done by the software for you.

Pros

The app is free of cost and this is the best thing about the app it has a storage of 15 GB approximately which is capable of storing lots of data. You can just switch on the automatic backup option in the app and your all photos and videos will get back up by themselves. You can access them back again whenever you want to. Nothing can be better then this.

Cons

Everything is great but I think the storage capacity should be improved by Google. As for a photogenic guy who clicks photos every day it doesn't take much time to get your storage full. The app fully works on the Internet connection and it will not work offline this is something which Google need to work on making it compatible when a device is offline too.

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