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Google+ Photos shutting down on August 1 to make way for Google Photos

Google has announced that it will begin shutting down its Google+ Photos app on August 1. According to the Techcrunch.com, Google+ Photos will begin shutting down first on Android and then on the web

  • Updated: July 21, 2015 1:52 PM IST
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Google has announced that it will begin shutting down its Google+ Photos app on August 1. According to the Techcrunch.com, Google+ Photos will begin shutting down first on Android and then on the web and iOS.

The users also have been seeing a prompt inside the Google+ Photos Android app suggesting them to download the new Google Photos service.

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In addition, Google is offering a tool that will transition Google+ Photos users over to Google Photos which the users can find it in their Google+ account photos page. If the users fail to switch ahead of August 1, Google says their photos and videos will be available to them using Google Takeout.

  • Published Date: July 21, 2015 1:45 PM IST
  • Updated Date: July 21, 2015 1:52 PM IST