Your photos in Google+ will now show up in Google Drive

Your photos in Google+ will now show up in Google Drive
Google has some big plans for Photos, of that we have no doubt. What those plans are however are up for discussion. Long tied to Google+, Photos is expanding its horizons.

Recently, Google acquired a photo back-up and sharing platform called Odysee. Mountain View also shuffled some leadership with Google+ while separating Photos from the social medium in the process.

The first indicators of what some of the future looks like for Photos will be noticeable in Google Drive. Given all the pictures we take and share, Google is expanding where Photos can be accessed and shared. It is also part of Google’s desire to make accessing its services a bit more seamless.

The change in Google Drive started rolling out on Monday, and according to Google, you will notice the Google Photos icon in the slide-out menu from Google Drive. Aside from this added functionality, Google Photos as a part of Google+ continues to operate normally.

If you add or remove a photo to Google Drive, its corresponding file in Google+ Photos will be added or removed. The added convenience with the photos in Google Drive is that it makes it easier for you to organize your pictures. Doing so will not make any changes in Google+, however.

The changes in Google Drive are underway. You should soon see your entire library of backed-up pictures over the next few weeks.

sources: Google Drive Blog via GSMArena and Pocketnow



1. Sauce5 unregistered

On a side note, related to Google services, is there a reason why Gmail doesn't have customer support? (an automated email form doesn't count). Been trying to recover my stolen email for the past 2 years.

2. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

Narh they dont give support to internet trolls....

3. Sauce5 unregistered

I don't think they give support to anyone, sorta like HP.

4. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Prolly cause you're not a paying customer. I do get support to them via my business account (which is paid). They are already giving the best email client free with minimal ads.

5. Sauce5 unregistered

I wasn't aware you can purchase a business account. By business do you mean enterprise client? Ill have to check it out.

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