Gallery Go is Google's new app for organizing offline photos on your Android phone. Announced on Wednesday (24), the app aimed at basic mobile phones, as well as others in the Go category, such as Maps Go and YouTube Go. It has simple functions that do not depend on the Internet: image viewer, folder creator, trash can and Photo editor with automatic color adjustment and cropping tools.
Unlike Google Photos, which is more complete, the newly launched app does not automatically generate videos, albums and collages, nor does it back up media in the cloud. By contrast, it delivers fast performance and weighs only 10 MB. Here's how to use the key features of the new gallery app for your smartphone.
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Gallery Go Google's new gallery app for Android Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
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Step 1. Download Gallery Go on your mobile. The app is compatible with Android 8.1 (Oreo) or later. On first access, allow the app to access photos in device memory and display them on the home screen;
Grant permission for Gallery Go to access your photos Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Step 2. When opening an item, you can use the "Auto" function to make a quick adjustment to the image. In "Edit", the app shows buttons to crop and rotate the photo;
Gallery Go has simple photo editing menu Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Step 3. Go to the Folders tab to see the directories in which your media files are organized. Use the menu at the top to create more folders;
Create photo folders using Gallery Go Photo: Playback / Paulo Alves
Step 4. Select multiple photos at once and tap the button with the trash can icon to delete. Photos removed from Gallery Go cannot be recovered later. Tap Delete to confirm;
Delete multiple photos at once in Gallery Go Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Step 5. There is a shortcut to the prints folder on the home screen. Tap to open and select all to erase at once and free up smartphone storage space;
Delete only prints using Gallery Go Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Step 6. You can also move photos or videos from one folder to another. To do so, select one or more items and select the Move To option from the drop down menu. The app allows you to transport content to an existing folder or create another one on time.
Use Gallery Go to move items between folders on your phone Photo: Playback / Paulo Alves
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