How to Enable Facial Recognition in your Google Photos

Google photos is an impressive tool for both personal as well as professional use and can store unlimited photos to your Google Drive Cloud Storage Service. It allows you to take group photos, backup photos and much more. You can also enable facial recognition in your google photos with some simple steps. Since Google Facial Recognition is only available to Google Photos USA, therefore, setting this up outside of the US might be tricky. In this article, I will guide you with step by step procedure to help you enable the facial recognition in your Google Photos even if you are living outside of USA.

Things you will need

  1. A Google Account (with Google ph0tos uploaded on it.)
  2. A Free or Paid VPN Service

With these two things, you can easily trick the Google’s system to enable facial recognition for your Stored Photos.

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To get the Job done, I have mentioned all the Steps given below for enabling the facial structure automatically.

Following this steps will help you to enable facial recognition in Google photos:

Step-1: First, go to the settings of your phone and select apps and then select photos under the downloaded folder.

Step-2: Now click the “clear data” button to reset your Google photos app.

Step-3: After you have successfully reset your Google Photos app now visit Google play store and download any VPN app (Tunnelbear, hola etc) that you like.

Step-4: Once te VPN app is installed on your phone open the VPN app and tap the Connect option.

Step-5: As soon as it is connected it will trick photos as you are connected from the US, a country in which facial recognition is supported by google photos.

Step-6: Now open the Google photo app and scroll past the wizard screen and then go to settings and click on the option “Group similar photos – Auto group photos by matching faces”.

The Google Photos facial recognition is now enabled on your phone and if you want to disable or uninstall the VPN app it will not affect the previous facial recognition settings.

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This wraps up the article I hope these steps helps you to enable the face recognition in your Google photos. If you like this article then please share it on social media and if you want to ask any query or want to give any suggestion regarding this article then comment below in the comment section.

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