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Google Photos: How to Create a Photo Album Automatically | albums and organizers

Google Photos lets you automatically create photo albums of a friend, child, or other loved one. The tool uses face recognition to find a specific face in photos, and to gather images into an album. You can then share it via email so that tagged friends can access and download the file. The function is available on the web version and Google Photos app for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Android.

For the tip to work, you need to have a relevant amount of photos in your Google Photos account so that the assistant can recognize faces of friends and create albums. Here's the tutorial on how to use Google Photos to create specific albums with friends' photos and share via email.

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Tutorial shows how to create a photo album of friends and use the photo sharing option Photo: Divulgao / GoogleTutorial shows how to create a photo album of friends and use the photo sharing option Photo: Divulgao / Google

Tutorial shows how to create a photo album of friends and use the photo sharing option Photo: Divulgao / Google

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Step 1. Sign in to the Google Photos page and use the "Access Google Photos" button to enter online storage. If you're not signed in with your Google account, please sign in to continue;

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When accessing Google Photos via PC web browser Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 2. In the bar on the left side of the screen, press the "Assistant" option in the side column;

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By accessing the smart assistant online service Google Photos Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 3. To access options for creating a photo album offered by the wizard, press "lbum";

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By accessing the photo album options in the Google Photos service virtual assistant Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 4. Enter a name for the album and tick "Select people and pets";

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By accessing the choose faces option to create a photo album with the help of the Google Photos virtual assistant Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 5. Select the face of one or more people who will have photos in the shared album they are creating;

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When to choose a person's face to create a photo album with the help of the Google Photos virtual assistant Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 6. To start automatic photo selection, press "Confirm";

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By completing the creation of a shared photo album produced by Google Photos Virtual Assistant Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 7. Select the icon shown in the image below to view the sharing options for the album;

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When viewing options for sharing an album created by Google Photos Virtual Assistant Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 8. In "To", type the email address of the people you want to share the album with. Then press the submit button at the bottom of the screen.

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When sharing a photo album created with the help of the Google Photos Virtual Assistant Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

In the Google Photos app for Android and iPhone mobile

Step 1. Go to Google Photos on your phone and tap the "Assistant" tab. Then go to the "album" option;

When to view options for creating an album with the help of the Google Photos app virtual assistant Photo: Playback / Marvin CostaWhen to view options for creating an album with the help of the Google Photos app virtual assistant Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

When to view options for creating an album with the help of the Google Photos app virtual assistant Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Enter a name for the album and tap the "Automatically add photos of people and pets" button. On the next screen, select the face of the person or persons that the assistant should include in the album. To continue touch "Enable";

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When creating a photo album with the help of the Google Drive app virtual assistant Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Select the up arrow button to view sharing options. Once that's done, type the person's email into "To" or click on the contact suggestions;

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While sharing an album created with the Google Photos app virtual assistant Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 4. After setting the email or emails of the people appearing in the photos, press "Send".

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While sharing a photo album created with the Google Photos app virtual assistant Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Ready. The person receives an email indicating that they have access to the album and can view and download the photos in which it appears.

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