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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 and click or tap the Details icon for the photo you wish to change.

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

Android device

  1. Go to Settings on your phone or tablet.
  2. Touch Location > switch to ON.

iPhone or iPad

  1. Go to Settings on your phone or tablet.
  2. Touch Privacy > Location Services > 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. Open Google+ or the Google+ app Google Plus.
  2. Click or tap Menu Menuand then Settings. 
  3. Under "Photos" or "Photos and Videos Shared on Google+", next to "Show geo location by default on newly shared Google+ albums," click or tap the toggle switch.

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 a computer or in a mobile browser, open Google+.
  2. Select the album you want to show or hide location for. 
  3. At the top right, click or tap Information 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

Android

  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

Computer

Download a photo:

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Click the photo you want to download. 
  3. At the top right of the screen, click Download Download.

Download one of your photo albums:

  1. On your computer, open your Album Archive.
  2. Open the photo or album you want to download.
  3. At the top right, tap More More and then Download album or Download photo.

iPhone/iPad

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, 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 photo.

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

Restrict others' abilities to download your photos using Google+

  1. Open Google+ or the Google+ app Google Plus.
  2. Click or tap Menu Menu and then Settings
  3. Click or tap Photos. 
  4. Next to "Allow viewers to download my photos and videos shared on Google+," click or tap the toggle switch. 

 

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