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Sharing Google Photos
July 9, 2017
1:44 pm
Ron Brown
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    Follow up to my last post.   You are correct that only one person can share your Photo Library.  When Gail ( My wife) accepted the Invitation  then the menu changed and it was obvious only one share was possible.

Not sure if I like it and I have two comments.

1.  To share it you had to put your Google Photos Password in.  I don’t remember every having a GP PW and looked at length in Last Pass but none existed.   It is the Google Account PW that is needed.

2.   Gail and I have a lot of the same pictures so now I see streams of duplicates.   I think is better to just share albums.   What do you and Jim think?




July 10, 2017
10:26 am
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Agreed – the jury is still out on this feature for me. It would be extremely valuable for a couple where one takes all the pictures and the other doesn’t. Or for couples who want every single photo of the grandkids – the spouse can share library, limited to just those pictures including the grandkids’ faces. And, there may be more. But, I agree – I’ve gotten used to one shared album myself.

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