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Amazon Photos changes for Android and brings new file sharing features

Amazon Photos for Android. (Amazon)

The application of Amazon Picturesthe virtual photo storage service of the company electronic commerceupdated for OS users Android a year after its appearance was modernized for the version aimed at smartphones iOS.


This aesthetic modification is also aimed at improving aspects such as the navigation and the function of sharing images and videos between devices and users just like it does with smartphones. Manzana.

This feature, called Amazon Photos Family Archive, allows users to add a total of six members of a family to the Prime account, so that it is possible for users to upload photos to the application’s archive and that content can be shared in the personal account of each member.


On the other hand, to benefit the establishment of a Gallery orderly for users, the application of amazon allows people to perform a specific search of a gallery of Photographs from the home screen, so it becomes a useful function for users who have several photos saved in different categories.

Additionally, users may be more specific in their searches as the app has more options within the collection.

Amazon Photos app for Android. (Amazon)
Amazon Photos app for Android. (Amazon)

To access them, you just have to slide up inside the photo gallery of amazon on a device and once a control Panel Extra, which includes a navigation bar, users will be able to find filter functions such as by object, place or year, so the application system not only recognizes the age of the files, but also their content.

Also, touching the logo of amazonlocated in the upper left corner of the galleries, users of the application will be able to access options such as client accounts, uploads and impressions, among others.

While the paper plane icon redirects users to a Web page where images can be shared privately with friends and family who also use the service from their devices.

App Features

Clients who are part of Amazon-Prime have full access to high resolution photo storage and 5GB video storage in Amazon Pictureswhich can be displayed on other compatible devices.

Although these functions are not news for users of the application on devices iOS yes it will be for users of Androidwho mainly use the service of Google Photosthe service with which amazon wants to compete.

Navigation interface in Amazon Photos for Android. (andro4all)
Navigation interface in Amazon Photos for Android. (andro4all)

How to Upload Photos to the Amazon Photos App on Android

Once you have downloaded the app and the Amazon account is logged in, users will be able to upload the Photos already stored on their phones. In order to do so, you must follow these steps:

– You must hold down a image who wants to upload.

– In the menu that will appear at the top, click on the button containing an arrow icon pointing to a cloud.

– To select multiple images it is possible to press and hold one of them to access the multiple choice and then touch more corresponding to the group you want to share.

– In case you only want to upload one to the shared fileusers can tap the three-dot menu icon on the top right and click the Upload button.


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