Get started with Google Photos

When you automatically back up your photos and videos to your Google Account, you can find them on any device. Learn how to back up photos and videos.

Step 1: Open Photos

Go to Google Photos. If you aren’t signed in to your Google Account, click Go to Google Photos and sign in.

Step 2: Find your photos

When you open Google Photos, you'll find all the photos and videos backed up to your Google Account. Learn more about backing up photos and videos.

  • Scroll to see all of your photos. 
  • On the left, you’ll find “Albums”, “For You,” “Sharing,” and “Print Store.”

Find a memorable photo

Think of a memorable photo backed up to your Google Account. Try to remember something in the photo, like a dog, the beach, or where you were.

  1. At the top, enter the name of something in the photo, like "beach," "dog," or "Paris."
  2. Press enter and you’ll find photos that match your search.

Learn how to find things in your photos.

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