Share your photos, videos, or location

You can share photos, videos, or your location with other people in Hangouts. You can find all the photos and videos you’ve shared in the Google Album Archive.

You can also download your photos or videos using Google Takeout

Share or delete a photo or video

Send a photo or video

You can share photos or videos up to 1 minute long.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Hangouts app .
  2. Open a conversation.
  3. Tap Camera or Photo .
  4. Select the photos or video you want to send.
  5. Tap Send send icon.

Delete a photo or video

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Album Archive with your Hangouts account.
  2. Tap Photos from Hangouts.
  3. Select the album with the photos you want to delete.
  4. Tap the photo that you want to delete.
  5. At the top, tap More Moreand thenDelete photo.
  6. To delete the album, open the album and tap More Moreand thenDelete album. Even if you delete a photo, the person you shared it with may have saved a copy.

 

Share a location or place

Your location will only be shared when you send your location to another person. It will not be shared to anyone else. 

Share your location

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Hangouts app .
  2. Open a conversation.
  3. Tap Location  Insert location.
  4. Tap your location.

Share a place

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Hangouts app .
  2. Open a conversation.
  3. Tap Location Insert location and thenSearch .
  4. Type in a location or address.
  5. Tap the location.

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