Google Photos Locked Folder Feature Starts Arriving for More Android Smartphones


Google Photos initially introduced the Locked Folders feature in May, but it was available exclusively for Google Pixel smartphones. Now, it looks like it is reaching more Android smartphones, as the search giant promised a while back. In October, Google announced that the feature would be available to more Android users in the future. The Locked Folders feature for Google Photos has rolled out to more users, but it’s currently only visible on certain smartphones.

NS locked folder facility for google photos, as mentioned earlier, was introduced During Google I/O event in May. This feature was exclusive then Pixel Smartphones. However, now more Android Smartphones have started getting the feature. Android Police was the first Location this feature. However, Gadgets 360 was able to independently verify this feature Motorola Edge 20 Fusion And a oneplus 7, both are running android 11,

Since, there is no official announcement on the rollout, it can be speculated that the update will be rolled out gradually. The update is expected to roll out to all Android smartphones in the coming days or weeks. Locked Folder for Google Photos iOS It is yet to come and may come as early as next year.

The Locked Folder feature will allow users to save photos and videos separately in a password protected folder. Once the media is stored in a locked folder, it will not be visible when the user is browsing through Google Photos or any other gallery app in their smartphone.

chase it guide How to set up a locked folder in Google Photos. Users should also ensure that they have updated the app and are on the latest version. Once users have set up a locked folder, they can move existing media to the locked folder by simply tapping move item the option. Media in a locked folder cannot be backed up or shared via Google Photos.


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