Google Photos prepares same-day prints from 7-Eleven; new storage management tools

In October, Google launched a premium printing service for Google Photos users, which delivered 10 high-quality photo prints to your door for a monthly fee. The service uses machine learning to suggest 10 photos from your Google Photos library. You can edit your selection of photos, choose between a matte and gloss finish, and add a border to your photos before they ship each month. Along with the new print service, Google also added Wallgreens to its list of same-day print pickup locations. Now Google is preparing to add another location.

An APK teardown can often predict features that might arrive in a future update of an app, but it is possible that one of the features we mention here may not be available in a later release. This is because these features are currently not implemented in the live version and can be checked out at any time by developers in a future version.

In the latest version of the Google Photos app (v5.39) for Android, we found channels that suggest Google Photos users will be able to order same-day prints at their local 7-Eleven stores.

Conveniently order prints from Google Photos and pick them up at 7-Eleven

Orders for prints should be placed from the Google Photos app. Users will see an estimated price based on the “most recent available information”. The final price will be confirmed at the store upon check-out.

* Estimated price based on most recent information available. Final price will be shown at the multicopy printer.
Place order
Order details
Pay in store
Pick up details

Additionally, we found strings related to some new storage management features that Google is working on. Google’s free unlimited storage ends on June 1, 2021, and all photos and videos uploaded after that point will count towards the 15 GB limit allocated to your Google Account. To help people get the most out of the 15GB space, Google will analyze your photo library and provide suggestions for cleaning up the space by removing blurry, too dark, or duplicate photos. It will also show you how much space is occupied by this type of photos.

Blurry photos detected in your library that count towards your storage will show here
No blurry photos to delete
Blurry photos
Dark photos detected in your library that count towards your storage will show here
No dark photos to delete

Google Photos will show you if your library contains excessively large photos or videos and how much space they take up. Moreover, it will show you how photos and videos from other apps and screenshots affect your storage quota.

Large photos or videos detected in your library that count towards your storage will show here
No large photos or videos to delete
Large photos & videos
Photos & videos detected from other apps that count towards your storage will show here
No photos or videos from other apps to delete
Other apps
Screenshots detected in your library that count towards your storage will show here

Google Photos will also give you a forecast of how long your storage will last in months or years based on your usage patterns. This estimate will appear after a few months of regularly uploading photos and videos.

{months, plural, =1{About 1 month of storage left} other{About # months of storage left} }
{years, plural, =1{About 1 year of storage left} other{About # years of storage left} }
{years, plural, =1{More than 1 year of storage left} other{More than # years of storage left} }
You’ll see an estimate here after you upload photos & videos consistently for a few months

Finally, new channels confirm that Google Pixel phones will not be affected by the new change and will continue to enjoy free and unlimited high-quality and express-quality backup after June 1, 2021. This will likely only apply until ‘to the existing. Google Pixel phones, as Google has already confirmed, future Pixel phones will not offer high quality unlimited backups in Google Photos.

High quality on this device is free & unlimited. Turn on in <a href=backup_settings>backup settings</a>.
You’re backing up in Express from your %s, which is free & unlimited
You’re backing up in High quality from your %s, which is free & unlimited
Backing up in High quality on this device is free & unlimited. Change in <a href=backup_settings>backup settings</a>.