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Duplicate photos
January 2, 2018
11:19 am
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Diane Hoover
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Sometimes when I open my Google photos I find duplicates. Instead of deleting the copy, how can I stop this from happening? I use IPad and IPhone.

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Diane Hoover

January 2, 2018
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I know a few reasons why duplicates happen with uploading from computers, but not usually from iPhones/iPads.

Is it possible that you’ve taken duplicates? Like when you hold down the shutter button and it snaps off several shots in rapid-fire, called Burst shots.

Or, are you using any other photo tools like iCloud. Could it be that iCloud is making a copy on your iPhone that syncs to your iPad and Google photos is picking that up?

If you open the Apple photos app, do you see duplicates there?

If you’re not sure what I mean by Apple photos, check out this video:

January 3, 2018
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Diane Hoover
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That may be the problem. I will stop using Apple photos and see if that resolves the duplicates. Thanks for your quick response. Looking forward to seeing you in Perry, Ga in March.

Diane

January 7, 2018
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Do let us know what happens. A lot of people have problems with duplicates.

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