Receive suggestions to share with your contacts

Find suggestions to share photos

To see your suggestions:

  1. On your mobile device, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. At the top left, tap sharing text bubble.

Get suggestions to start a conversation with someone

You might get a suggestion to start a conversation with contacts that you’ve interacted with before on Google Photos. 

  1. On your mobile device, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. At the top left, tap sharing text bubble. Any suggestions to share with an individual or group will appear with 'Suggested' next to their name.  
  3. Tap  to choose photos to share.  

Delete suggested conversations

  1. On your mobile device, open the Google Photos app Photos .
  2. At the top left, tap sharing text bubble.
  3. Tap on the suggested conversation. 
  4. Tap on the person's name at the top. 
  5. Tap Delete suggested conversation.

Find suggestions to add photos to a shared album 

If you receive a shared album, you may see suggestions to add photos to that album based on information like the time when the photos were taken, the location or faces in the photos.  You’ll only see suggestions based on faces if you have face grouping enabled. To see suggestions to add to a shared album:

  1. On your mobile device, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. At the top left, tap sharing text bubble. Shared albums with suggestions to add will appear with Add related photos? below the title of the album.   
  3. Tap on the album. 
  4. Tap Review to review and add the suggested items or tap No thanks to dismiss the suggestion. 

Find skipped suggestions and delete or review them

If you delete a skipped suggestion, you’ll remove all info about it, including whether you’ve skipped it before. You may see a similar card later.

  1. On your mobile device, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. At the top right, tap your account profile photo or initial and then Photos settings.
  3. Tap Skipped suggestions.
  4. Tap Review or Delete.

Turn off notifications

When you take new photos, you may get a notification to share these photos. 

  1. On your mobile device, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. At the top right, tap your account profile photo or initial and then Photos settings and then Notifications.
  3. Toggle off Suggested sharing.
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