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9/3/15
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Martin Sahlin

Google drive folders as albums in Google photo

Hi,
I used to see my google drive folders as albums in google photo, every folder made an individual album. 
Since the latest update of google photo I haven't been able to do that, anyone who knows if this still is possible?
/Martin
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9/3/15
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Krissy - Community Specialist
Hi Martin,

Thanks for posting to the Google Photos Help Forum. This is still possible and I suggest checking your settings to make sure this setting is enabled. To do this, follow these steps:
  • Open Google Photos app
  • Click the dropdown menu in the upper lefthand corner of the screen
  • Click "Settings"
  • Enable "Google Drive" option
This will show your Google Drive photos & videos in your Photos library.

Cheers,
Krissy
9/3/15
Original Poster
Martin Sahlin
Hi Krissy, thanks for your answer.
I might have been unclear, I do see my photos but they are organised according to date not in folders/albums.
Exempel:
If I have a folder namned HOUSE in Google Drive with pictures taken over the last 5 years the photos will not be sown as a album in Google Photos called HOUSE (like it did before). The photos are showed as individual and organised according to the capture date.
I used to see the folders stored in Google Drive as albums in Google Photos.
/Martin
9/3/15
Expert - Platinum
geo.osm
Hi Martin,

this isnt possible in Google Photos.
There are albums from GDrive are not visible.

But if you have a look at Picasa Webalbums you will see the albums.

cheers
geo.osm
AlexLuton
9/14/15
AlexLuton
Could I please request that this feature be added back to the Photos app? This was one of the greatest features for me who uses Lightroom to manage and edit my photos. In it's current state, I would have to manually create my albums twice. Once locally and once again in the cloud.
9/14/15
Expert - Platinum
geo.osm
Hi Alex,

please use the feedback tool to submit your feedback.
Thanks.

Using the Picasa Webalbums you will see the albums from GDrive.

cheers
geo.osm

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tigerlight
6/28/17
tigerlight
This post is about adding photos to an album. I have a Mac and have a tool that puts google drive in my finder so that I can treat it like any other folder. The steps described above require that your files are your computer. 
 
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