Google G Suite: Photos and Albums
Posted by ATC Staff, Last modified by Alexis Milton on 05 September 2019 12:24 PM

Description: How to use Google Photos to create and share albums
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Google Photos: Albums and Sharing

To use Google Photos to create and share albums you will need a Google Account. You can use your Google G Suite for Education Account for this.

Upload Images to Google Photos

The first step to creating and sharing an album is to upload photos to Google Photos. An easy way to do this is to drag and drop images from your computer into Google Photos. Follow these instructions to upload photos to Google Photos.

Link to Google Photos Site: Google Photos

  1. Select the images to upload to Google Photos

Selected Files

  1. Drag and drop the images to Google Photos

Drag and Drop

Create an Album in Google Photos

Images uploaded to Google Photos can be put into Albums. Follow these instructions to create an Album:

  1. Find images to create an album with

Photos to add to album

  1. Select the images using the check mark that appears when you mouse over the image


  1. Press the Add to album button in the top right in the page header

Share Button

  1. Press the Create new album link

New Album

  1. Name the album

Named album


Share an Album

You can share an album created in Google Photos with other people using a link. Follow these instructions to get a link to your album.

  1. Open the album in Google Photos
  2. Press the Share button in the top right of the page header

Share button

  1. Press the Get shareable link button

Sharable Link

  1. Share the link with whoever you want to


For Gmail & G Suite help:

Check out our Google Gmail & G Suite: Support site, or contact the SHED – Student Help Desk

For further help, click on Live Help, leave a ticket, or contact:
Academic Technology Center
(541) 463-3377
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