How to change grid layout on Google Photos for Android

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How to change grid layout on Google Photos for Android

It turns out that Google Photos app has a different layout option for its home grid. The default grid has all the thumbnails of the same size. If you pinch to zoom in or out, the grid layout will change. The next layout option priorities real-life photos over screenshots, making the best shots bigger.  

It is called "comfortable view" and before this option was located in the 3dots menu. It is also possible to zoom in further to be able to browse your photo library in a full-screen mode.

To change the grid layout on Google Photos:

  • Pinch to zoom out to switch to Comfortable and Full layouts
  • Pinch to zoom in to switch back to Comfortable and Default layouts

Which grid layout is your favourite?

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