Photos & videos added to Google+ events

When photos or videos are added to a Google+ event, they are added to a collection shared with all the guests of the event. Photos and videos added to a public event or a Hangout on Air will be visible to anyone.

View an event collection

  1. Using a computer, go to the event page.
  2. On the Event photos card, click View all photos. Optional: You can sort photos and videos in a collection by:
    • Date taken: shows photos newest to oldest. 
    • Popularity: shows photos in the order of the most to the least amount of +1's.
    • Photos of: shows photos grouped by who's tagged in them.
    • Photographer: shows photos grouped by who uploaded them.
    Click By date taken at the top to sort the collection.
  3. To play the collection in a slideshow, click a photo or video to open it in lightbox view and then click the Slideshow at the top.

Add photos

Add photos to an event collection anywhere you see the Add photos button, marked with a camera icon. You might see it on an event page, from a notification, or on your mobile device. If you add photos to an existing album that is part of an event collection, those photos will also be added to the event page and shared with the event guests.

Remove photos or videos

  1. Using a computer, click the photo or video to open it in lightbox view.
  2. Click the trash icon at the top.

If a photo or video that violates our User Conduct and Content Policies, you can report it:

  1. Using a computer, click the photo or video to open it in lightbox view.
  2. Click More and then Report abuse.

Prevent guests from adding photos and videos

Guests will be able to add to event collections by default. If an event is open to the public, anyone will be able to add photos and videos by default. For events you create, you can choose whether guests can add to the collection:

  1. Using a computer, go to the event page.
  2. Click the drop down arrow at the top right of the Details card.
  3. Uncheck Guests can add photos.

You can't prevent a specific person from adding photos, but you can remove them from the guest list:

  1. Go to the event page on a computer.
  2. Click the drop down arrow at the top right of the Details card.
  3. Click Manage guest list.
  4. Click the next to the name of the person to remove them.