It was a long time in coming, but Google Photos now can add text right to a photo. At least, the Android version of Google Photos can do that. It’s called the “Markup” tool and it’s pretty simple.
Even if you know how to add text to photos with Google Photos, yuo should watch this short video because I add a very important little tip!
Notice how the words in the picture have a dark background. That is SO important to allow the words to be readable. I’ve found a way to accomplish it with the new Google Photos markup tool.
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.