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View or Delete name tags linking to you

To see or delete name tags on photos you’re tagged in, visit the Album Archive, find the photo you want to change, and select Details Information.

You can also see anyone else who is tagged in the photo in the Album Archive.

Show where your photos were taken

Learn how to hide where photos or videos were taken using the new Google Photos. This article is for photos posted to Google+.

Show people who can see your photos where your pictures were taken by choosing to show location information.You can add locations to a photo manually or automatically, by turning on location services.

To see all your photos posted to Google+ (and other Google services), you can visit the Album Archive.

Step 1: Turn on your mobile device's location services

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open your Settings.
  2. Tap Location and then switch to ON.

Step 2: Show location for new photos you upload

Once you've turned on location services, you can choose to automatically show location information for photos and videos you upload to Google+ in the future. 

  1. On your Android phone, open the Google+ app Google Plus.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings
  3. Tap your account name.
  4. Tap Photos or Photos and Videos Shared on Google+
  5. Turn "Show geo location by default on newly shared Google+ albums," on.

Show or hide location for albums already uploaded to Google+

Even if you have the "Show geo location by default on newly shared albums" setting turned on, you can choose to show or hide the location for an album.

If you choose to hide the location data for one of your albums, people who view that album will not be able to see the location information for the photos in that album.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open a mobile browser and go to Google+.
  2. Select a photo in the album you want to show or hide location for. 
  3. At the top right, tap Details Information.
  4. At the bottom right, next to "Share location data for this album with viewers," check or uncheck the box. 

Download photos using Google+

Save photos and download your albums using Google+. The people you share your photos with will also be able to download your photos using Google+ unless you change your settings

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google+ app Google Plus.
  2. Tap the photo you want to download.
  3. At the top right, tap More More and then Download

Restrict others' abilities to download your photos using Google+

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google+ app Google Plus.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings
  3. Tap Photos or Photos and Videos Shared on Google+
  4. Turn "Allow viewers to download my photos and videos shared on Google+," off. 
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