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Google photos how to add photons taken on an earlier date and have them show in chronological order
February 12, 2022
5:37 pm
James Meehan
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I have lots of photo’s that have never been digitized some back before 2000.  I am new to google photo’s but would like to get these in chronological order.  How should I proceed.  I guess the mort exact i need to be is the year.  Can I take digital images of those photons all from the same year and put them up into the chronological record by the year taken? 

That would be quite the project and I will limit it to a very small sample of photos taken on each trip.  Is there a way to add a typed page separating the years or the trips in a year?


Jim Meehan

February 15, 2022
5:03 pm
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Here is a video about editing the date of digital photos:

If you don’t want to do that work then, yes, you can simply digitize (use your smartphone and snap a photo of the old photos) a group of photos all from one year – upload them to Google Photos – then make an album named for that year.

I’m not sure what you mean by a typed page separating the years or trips. I think albums is what you’re looking for. Then you can list albums in a web page. See this video:

Let me know if that helps or you have further questions.

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