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Save Gmail Photos Directly to Google Photos

Good news! When someone sends you a JPEG image through Gmail, you will now be able to save that image to Google Photos. Previously, you had to download the images and then manually upload them to Google Photos. At this time, this will only work with JPEG images.

The feature is shown below, with our very own, "Jeannie", who didn't mind being our model.

                                        

You’ll find the new “Save to Photos” button  next to the “Download” and “Add to Drive” buttons when you hover over or click on the attachment. 

And since organization skills are something that many of us need to work on, saving straight to Google Photos makes it easier for me to find the images I need when I need them. Google Photos is especially useful if I want to edit photos and share albums with others like those I create when...

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Reminder: Google Photos Storage Limit Starting June 1

As a reminder, starting on June 1, 2021, if you are using a personal (consumer) Google account, High Quality photos and videos uploaded to Google Photos will count towards your free 15GB of Google storage. Any High Quality photos uploaded before that date will not be counted on your Google storage limit.

The exception to this rule are current Google Pixel phones (including the 4, 4XL, 4a, and 5 models), which come with unlimited High Quality photo and video storage. The next Pixel phones, like all other phones, will follow the June 1 rule though.

Also starting on June 1, 2021, are storage changes that will affect users of Google Workspace for Business, Google Workspace for Education, and Google Workspace for Nonprofits. Storage changes for these services can be found here: Changes to Google Workspace Storage Policy Timelines.

If you need more than 15GB of storage for your personal Google account, you can purchase more storage here. For those who don’t want to purchase more...

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