Google Drive is an online cloud storage system. You can upload or store your data such as photos, files, and contacts. Google drive is associated with Google or Google Mail and therefore, it is mandatory to have a Google or Gmail account to use Google Drive.

Here’s a step by step guide on how you can share photos on Google Drive.

On Phone or Tablets (Android or IOS)

  • Sign in to your Gmail
  • On your home screen open Drive app
  • Open the photo you want to share
  • On the upper right corner of the picture, press three dots button
  • Tap Share /Add People
  • Add email(s) of the person(s) you want to share the picture with
  • Right next to email, press the dropdown button to give permission and choose one of the following options:
  • Can Edit
  • Can Comment
  • Can View
  • Press the Send button


You can also share the picture by simply copy and paste the photo link.

In order to copy the link, follow these steps:

  • Open the picture and press three dots button
  • Scroll down to Copy Link
  • Paste the picture link in email or social media messages and share it

On PC/Laptop

  • Sign in to your Gmail account
  • Go to the top right corner and press menu button present next to your profile icon
  • Open Drive
  • Open picture
  • Press options/three dots button and then hit share
  • Add emails, give permission or simply press Get a shareable link and press done

How do I share Google Drive with others?

Share a single file
  1. On your Android device, open the app for Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, or Slides.
  2. Next to the file’s name, tap More .
  3. Tap Share.

How do I share photos in Google Photos?

Share in a conversation
  1. On your mobile device, open the Google Photos app .
  2. Sign in to your Google Account.
  3. Select a photo, album, or video.
  4. Tap Share .
  5. Under “Send in Google Photos,” select people to share with. To share with one person, tap their name.
  6. To share, tap Send.

Can you share Google photos with anyone?

You can share directly to anyone with a Google Account if they’re in your contacts or by searching their email address or phone number. Under “Send in Google Photos,” select people to share with. To share with one person, tap their name.

Can anyone see my Google Photos?

all the photos and videos you store in Google Photos are private and visible only to you unless you intentionally share any. You can check which albums or photos you may have shared by reviewing the Shared screen of the Google Photos app or visiting the corresponding page of the website.

How do I access someone else’s Google Photos?

If they were shared to you directly in Google Photos you can find them in the “Sharing” section (or at ).

What is the best way to share photos with family?

Google Photos and Apple Photos

Download the Google Photos app to any device, open it, and long-press on a photo to select that image. Tap on any other pictures you’d also like to share, then click the Share button, which looks like an upward arrow in the iOS app and a sideways V in the Android one.

Can I share my Google Drive with family?

You can share all the benefits of Google One with your family group — without sharing any of your personal files. Family members share the storage space that comes with your Google One plan. Learn more about sharing Google Drive files.

What’s the best way to share photos with friends?

Set the Amazon Photos app (free, iOS and Android) to auto-save photos from your phone camera. You can share your unlimited photo storage with up to five other people in your Family Vault. You can also share links to your photos and albums with anyone, even if they’re not Prime members.

How do I share a lot of photos with someone?

File Sharing Services

One of the most popular methods for sharing large amounts of photos online is by using a file-sharing site. Sites like HighTail (formally YouSendIt), Wikisend and Streamfile let you sign up and upload your photos, where they’ll be stored in a downloadable zip file.

What’s the best way to send multiple photos?

How do I email a large amount of photos?

The easiest way is to Zip the files together into one Zipped/compressed folder, which is easy to do in Windows 10.
  1. Open Windows Explorer to the folder or location where your photos are.
  2. Select all the thumbnails of the photos you want to send.
  3. Right Click on them and select Send to / Compressed (zipped) folder.

How do I send large amounts of photos from my Iphone?

Let’s do it.
  1. First, go back to a photo album, tap the Edit button, then select the photos you want to send—say, a couple dozen or so.
  2. Next, tap the Share button.
  3. Go to the Mail app, create a new message, then tap and hold in the body of the message until a pop-up menu appears; when it does, tap Paste.
  4. Presto!