Chris Guld

Chris Guld is President and Teacher-in-Chief at GeeksOnTour.com. She has been in computer training and support since 1983. She is now a Product Expert for the Google Photos Forum, owner of the LearnGooglePhotos.com blog, and author of Mrs. Geek's Guide to Google Photos. She loves to teach! If you want to learn, you’ve come to the right place.

Google Photos updates in 2019: Faster, Better, Changes, and New Features

Google is changing and improving Google Photos all the time. Since the 2d edition of the book was published in June of 2018, I have been keeping a list of all the changes. You are updating your Google Photos app aren’t you?  If you’re not sure, here’s a video on How to Update Google Photos. Here are …

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If you take pictures of receipts, you’ll like the Crop Document feature in Google Photos

This is a relatively new feature in Google Photos (Oct 2018), and it’s only available on the Android version. If you took a photo of a receipt, a business card, or a full page document, it looks better if you crop the background out, and adjust the skew of the photo. Open the photo and …

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If you take pictures of receipts, you’ll like the Crop Document feature in Google Photos

This is a relatively new feature in Google Photos (Oct 2018), and it’s only available on the Android version. If you took a photo of a receipt, a business card, or a full page document, it looks better if you crop the background out, and adjust the skew of the photo. Open the photo and …

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They moved it! Using Google Photos and choosing to edit in Snapseed is still there.

Using Snapseed to edit photos Snapseed is my favorite way to edit photos on my phone. It’s a free app from Google that you need to download and install on your phone. It’s available for both iOS and Android. Once it’s installed, you can use it with any photo in Google Photos. The way to …

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Using Google Photos you can now share photos with a conversation just like texting

Direct Sharing Have you ever shared a picture using Google Photos and the recipient says they never got it? Did they tell you to send it in a text message instead because they like how a text message keeps a running conversation along with the pictures? If so, you’ll love this new feature in Google …

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Find photos by text in the photo – and other new features in 2019

Google Photos just keeps getting better at searching your photos. One of the recent new features is the ability to search for text that is found in the picture.  Some photos found in searching for “welcome.” The pictures you see here are just a few of my photos that were found by searching for “welcome.”  …

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Resurface Old Memories with New Feature of Google Photos

Have you noticed a new set of icons at the top of your Google Photos app? That’s called “Memories” and it’s Google’s way of saying – “Don’t forget about your older photos, there’s some good stuff here.”I take a lot of photos, all the time. My Google Photos account stores over 100,000 of them, so …

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