Manage photos in Currents

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 Currents.

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 Currents (and other Google services), you can visit the Album Archive.

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

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open your Settings.
  2. Tap Privacy and then Location Services 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 Currents in the future. 

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Currents app "".
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings
  3. Tap Photos or Photos and Videos Shared on Currents
  4. Turn "Show geo location by default on newly shared Currents albums," on. 

Download photos using Currents

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

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Currents app "".
  2. Tap the photo you want to download. 
  3. At the top right, tap More More and then Download photo.

If you don't see the Download option, the person who shared the photo may have changed their Currents settings to not allow viewers to download their photos. 

Restrict others' abilities to download your photos using Currents

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Currents app "".
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings
  3. Tap Photos. 
  4. Turn "Allow viewers to download my photos and videos shared on Currents" off. 
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