For the past month, Google Photos appeared to be internal Testing advanced search filters to make it even easier to find photos quickly. It sounds like some users are already testing the feature, which means it could be available to everyone soon.
Android police was one of the first to notice additional search filters on the Google Photos app. Apparently, when you want to search for a picture of a specific person, Photos appears to have a series of filters just below the search box. You can limit your media type to pictures, selfies, animations, screenshots, and more. You can also add multiple people’s names to find the exact group photo from a vacation you were on.
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While the new search filters in Google Photos make things a little easier, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s better Android police Remarks:
“It’s worth noting that search filters don’t add anything that wasn’t possible before. For example, if you type “videos of me and Atreya in Himachal” in the search box, you will already see the results. However, these new filters provide an intuitive visual interface that will help market the powerful search capabilities of photos. “
The more robust search capabilities in Google Photos were first discovered by Jane Manchun Wong. Wong usually reveals new features before they’re officially launched, and this time it was no different.
Google Photos has rolled out a number of new features over the past few months, and recently rolled out one advanced video editor and closer integration with Google Lens. The features evolve the search giant’s service beyond just being a place to store photos, although some things are placed behind a paywall.
Android police The new search filters are not yet widely used and appear to be part of a server-side test. However, it sounds like Google Photos users will be able to find that particular photo more easily very soon.