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May 1, 2019
1:43 pm
kolbe smith
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When I sync my photos on my galaxy s9 does it recognize a picture has already been synced? Sometimes I edit a picture again another day. How do I keep them straight?Also if I then sync photos on my galaxy tablet will it sync everything or only new ones?

So if a picture is edited in snappish how it s it synced to Google photo. Snapfish puts it in snapfish folder. Thank you. Hope this iui s clear. I am trying to get organized 

May 2, 2019
10:26 pm
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I’m not positive I’m understanding your question correctly, so please follow up with further questions.  here goes:

Once a photo has been synced, and then you edit it, you are editing the cloud copy and the edit syncs back to your phone. For all intents and purposes it is only one photo. When you edit it another day, you are editing the same photo – unless you use the option to ‘save a copy.’

If you sync photos on your tablet – it just gets the new ones. 

I think using the word ‘sync’ here is confusing. Google Photos UPloads the pictures you take using your phone and tablet to the web. From then on it works with the photos online, it then syncs any edits and deletions from the online copy to the device copy, but it doesn’t download any photos to your device. The only photos that will be physically on your device are the ones taken with that device. 

RE Snapfish pictures in a snapfish folder. Open Google Photos and tap the 3-line menu and choose Device Folders – you should see a Snapfish folder – tap it and be sure that Backup and Sync is turned on. That will include all photos from the Snapfish folder in your Google Photos.

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