Share a photo album

Learn how to share photos using the new Google Photos. This article is for Google+ Photos.

You can share photo albums on Google+ via posts or via links. If you share an album with someone via link, they won't need to log into Google+ to view it, but keep in mind that they can share that link elsewhere.

Android app
  1. Open the Photos app Photos icon.
  2. Touch the menu icon Photos icon at the top left and select Albums.
  3. Touch the album you want to share.
  4. Touch the share icon  at the top right. Choose how you want to share your album.
Desktop computer

Via post

  1. Open Google+. Place your cursor in the top left corner for the Google+ main menu.
  2. Click Photos icon Photos > More at the top of the page > Albums.
  3. Click the album you wish to share > Share button at the top right.
  4. Add your comments & select who to share with. You can share with someone who is not on Google+ by entering their email address in the To field.
  5. Click Share.
 Did you forget who you shared with? See who you shared with.

Via link

You can easily share with people outside of Google+ using a link to your album.

  1. Open Google+. Place your cursor in the top left corner for the Google+ main menu.
  2. Click Photos icon Photos > More at the top of the page > Albums.
  3. Click the album to open it >  dropdown arrow at the top right > Sharing options.
  4. Click Share via link > copy the link that appears and send it to people.
Mobile browser
This is not available using a mobile web browser.
iOS app

Via link

You can easily share with people outside of Google+ using a link to your album.

  1. Open the Google+ icon Google+ app. Touch the  main menu icon at the top left > Photos.
  2. Touch the drop down menu at the top > Albums.
  3. Touch the album you'd like to share > gear icon at the top right > Album details > Create link to album.
  4. Touch Copy album link > send that link to the people who wish to share with.

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