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10/15/18
Remove thumbnails of faces 1 Recommended Answer 16 Replies 53 Upvotes
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I have a tonne of photos in my Google Photos of thumbnails close-ups of peoples faces that appear in other photos that were somehow auto-created (I didn't create these thumbnails). How do I turn off the setting that autocreate these thumbnails and remove them from my Google Photo?
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1/18/19
I"m having the same problem as the original post.  The issue is not the facial recognition feature, which is helpful: it is that somehow close up pictures appear in my google photo of any face (sometimes random ones that appeared in the background of an old photo!).  I do not want all these close ups - anyone know how to prevent this "feature" from happening?
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2/1/19
I'm having the same issue!  Close ups of people's faces from my photos, and as you said, some just from the background of photos.  I also have had the face grouping feature off, so I don't believe that is the issue.  So many thumbnails that it clutters up my real photos!  I'd really like to know how to remove them!
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2/19/19
I have the same quesiton.  How do I delete those face tiles?  And how do I make sure I don't upload them into Google Photos?
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9/20/19
Not sure I understand well your question. People page, 3-dots menu, show/hide person : is it what you are looking for ? I use it to get rid of unknown people in the background.
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