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View Photos and Videos

When you open Google Photos for the first time, sign in to your Google Account, if prompted, and choose whether to turn backup and sync on or off.

  1. Tap home key > all apps icon > photos app icon Photos.
  • You'll see your local and synced photos and videos organized by date.
  1. To switch to another view, tap options icon > Layout, and then choose how you want to view your media files.
  2. Tap a thumbnail to view it in full screen.

Tip: Videos recorded in 3D Audio are marked with 3d audio icon in Google Photos. Use earphones when playing back the video to enjoy immersive sound.

  1. To view only the photos and videos saved on the phone storage and SD card, tap drawer icon to open the slideout menu, and then tap Device folders.