How to create albums in Google Photos

This is how you can create albums in Google Photos and organize all your photos by placing them in appropriately named albums in the Photos app on your Android phone.

Create albums in Google Photos

By default, all the photos you take with your Android phone are made available in the Photos tab and also in the Camera folder in the Photos app.

This leads to tons of disorganized photos piling up in the Photos tab and Camera folder on your Android phone.

Therefore, albums must be created in Google Photos and similar photos placed in appropriately named albums in the Photos app.

For example, family photos can be stored in the family album and holiday photos in another album.

1. Create the first album in Google Photos

Follow the steps below to create an album in the Google Photos app. The steps are the same for Android Phone and iPhone.

1. Open Photos app on your Android Phone and tap albums Tab is in the bottom menu.

Albums tab in the Google Photos app

2. On the next screen, scroll down and tap create an album Possibility.

Create an album link in the Google Photos app

3. Add a on the next screen title for your album and tap Select photos Possibility.

Name album and add photos

4. Select on the next screen photos you want to add to the album and tap Add to.

Add photos to album on Android phone

2. Create a new album in Google Photos

1. Open Photos app and tap the albums Tab is in the bottom menu.

Albums tab in the Google Photos app

2. On the Albums screen, scroll down and tap New album Possibility.

Create New Album option in Android Photos app

3. Add a on the next screen title for your new album and tap Select photos Possibility.

Rename the album to Google Photos

4. On the next screen, select the photos you want to add to the album and tap Add to.

Add photos to album on Android phone

Note: You must add at least one photo to create an album in Google Photos

3. Add photos to album in Google Photos

After an album is created, you can add photos to the album at any time by following the steps below.

1. Open google photos App > tap albums Tab is in the bottom menu.

Albums tab in the Google Photos app

2. On the Albums screen, select the album you want to add photos to.

Select Album in the Android Photos app

3. Once in the album, tap +add photos Icon is in the top menu.

Add the Photos icon in the Google Photos app

4. Select on the next screen photos you want to add to the album and tap Add to.

Add photos to album on Android phone

3. Remove photos from album in Google Photos

You can remove photos from any album in Google Photos by following the steps below.

1. Open google photos App > tap Albums tab. in the bottom menu.

Albums tab in the Google Photos app

2. On the next screen, select the album you want to remove photos from.

Select Album in the Android Photos app

3. On the next screen, tap and hold photo you want to remove until it is selected. select others photos you want to remove by tapping on it.

Remove photos from album

4. After selecting photos, tap 3 dot icon is in the top-right corner of your screen, and then tap Remove from album option displayed.

4. Share albums in Google Photos

The Google Photos app makes it easy to share albums with friends and family.

1. open that google photos app > tap the Albums tab. in the bottom menu.

Albums tab in the Google Photos app

2. On the next screen, select the album that you want to share with your family and friends.

Select Album in the Android Photos app

3. Once you are in the selected album, tap 3 dot icon Menu icon in the top right corner of your screen.

3 dot icon in Album in Google Photos app

4. Tap in the menu options.

Sharing Options tab in the Google Photos app

5. On the next screen, enable sharing options by sliding the switch next to share album to ON Position.

Turn on the Share Album option in the Google Photos app

6. Once the Share Album option is enabled, you will see the link to share which you can use to share the album with others (see image above).

To share the photo album with your family and friends, just copy the “share link” created by Google and send it to them.

5. Delete albums in Google Photos

You can always delete all albums in Google Photos app by following the steps below.

1. Open google photos > tap albums Tab is in the bottom menu.

Albums tab in the Google Photos app

2. On the next screen, select the album you want to delete.

Select Album in the Android Photos app

3. On the next screen, tap 3 point icon is located in the top right corner of your screen.

3 dot icon in Album in Google Photos app

4. Select from the menu that appears Delete album Possibility.

Delete Album option in Google Photos

5. Tap on the confirmation pop-up Extinguish to permanently delete the album from Google Photos.

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