Viewing photos and videos

Important: 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. Open the Photos app.

    You'll see your local and synced photos and videos organized by date.

  2. To switch to another view, tap Menu icon > Layout, and then choose how you want to view your media files.
  3. Tap a thumbnail to view it in full screen.
    Tip: Videos recorded in 3D Audio are marked with . Use earphones when playing back the video to enjoy immersive sound.
  4. To view only the photos and videos saved on the phone storage and storage card, tap Show navigation drawer button to open the slideout menu, and then tap Device folders.

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