In the modern world, almost all prefer to have their own space. That’s not all, we also find people using different advanced methods to secure their gadgets, especially mobile phones using pin numbers, drawing patterns, etc. More recently, we find, people preferring to have facial recognition or fingerprint mobile lock in order to have more security.
Facial recognition is a great feature on Google photos, similar to Facebook or Apple photos it has built in features like facial recognition and it can automatically organize photos based on the people’s faces.
A significant point to remember, in case if you are accessing your Google account outside the US, then you might notice this particular feature does not work on your mobile device. The reason being, facial recognition feature is not available in all nations due to privacy laws. Even though you have not assigned any particular names to the recognized faces, yet the software can smartly identify them. This software helps both visualize and find photos quickly, even if the photo is a group photo.
The other advantage is, now you can enable this particular feature in photos by following few simple steps and it does not matter where you reside. The facial feature recognition is presently available on iPhone, Android phone and not to forget web version of your Google photos, in case if you are not able to view it in your account still, then probably the reason could be, you are trying to access photos from outside U.S.
Now you can either uninstall or disable the VPN app. And to launch the Google photos again, you should tap the blue search button. You will be able to view a list of faces that Google photos were able to detect from your uploaded photos. And this particular feature will automatically become available on Photos.google.com as well.
There exist few drawbacks such as kid’s faces are notoriously difficult for facial recognition to get it right always. But this does not stop many of them using this great feature offered by Google.
Facial recognition software is already quite accurate in measuring unchanging and unique ratios between facial features that identify you as you. It’s like a fingerprint. Jan Chipchase