How to view & manage Google Drive photos on Google+?

Google Drive is Google's cloud storage & synchronizing service. Google offers user an initial 15 GB of online storage space, that is shared across three of its most used services i.e Google Drive, Gmail & Google+. Google Drive offers 5GB of FREE storage space to all its users. If you have a Google account, you can directly access Google Drive & Google+.

Following are the steps to view & manage Google Drive photos to Google+:


  1. Go to https://drive.google.com & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Open Google+.
  3. Click "Google+ Home" main menu located at top left corner of the window.
  4. Select "Settings" option.
  5. In the "Photos & Videos" section, checkmark the box next to "Show Drive photos and videos in your photo library".
  6. After you check the box, folders containing JPG, GIF, WebP, RAW, or video files will be viewable from your Google+ photo library and each Drive folder will create a different album marked with the Google Drive icon. You can only view photos in your library until you choose to share them.
  7. You will see the Google Drive photos to Google+. If you want to see those photos on Google Drive from Google+ then click "View on Drive".

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