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Google has announced a new feature for its Gmail web interface that allows users to quickly insert Auto Backup photos from your smartphone into messages. Now you don’t have to worry about syncing photos in order to share them through via Gmail on a computer. Along with that, you’ll also be able to share full albums and have the ability to resize images while composing a message.
Here are the details from the Gmail blog:
Unless you’re a budding Ansel Adams, odds are you take most of your photos using your phone. And whether it’s photos of your hiking trip or a night out, sending photos to friends and family just got easier. Starting today, you can save time and insert your Auto Backup photos from your phone into Gmail messages on the web using the new Insert Photo button.
When you click the button, you’ll instantly access all the photos that are backed up from your mobile devices, starting with the most recent.
If you upload and organize your photos into albums on Google Photos, you can also share entire albums. Plus, you can now resize images while composing messages by dragging on any corner to make your snapshot picture perfect.
This feature will be rolling out today, but you’ll need to have Auto Backup enabled to take advantage of it. I can’t wait to take advantage of this feature. I can think of so many situations where this would have been useful.