Turn On or Off Google Drive File Visibility in the Photos Application on HTC One M8

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Hello, and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to turn on and off the option to show Google Drive files in the Photos application on an HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the Power button, located on top of the phone.
    Once the phone has been activated, we'll see the lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, press down on the screen and swipe up.
    Once the phone has been unlocked, we'll see the home screen. At the bottom, there will be icons. It is one of these icons that we need to access.
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  3. 3
    We need to open up the Applications folder.
    To do that, we need to press the icon at the bottom of the home screen, in the middle. It looks like a grid of white dots. When we press on this icon, it will open up the Applications folder.
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    In this folder, we need to find the Photos application.
    It is located here. There is an icon of a windmill shape, made up of different colors. Underneath, there is the word "Photos". Our Photos application may be in different positions within this folder. We'll need to find it, and then press down on the icon to enter the application.
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    In here, we need to find the "Settings" menu.
    To do that, we need this icon located in the top left-hand corner of the screen. It looks like three gray horizontal lines. Press down on this icon to open up a menu.
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    We want this option, "Settings".
    Press down on the word "Settings".
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    Now that we are in the "Settings" menu, we want the option that says, "Google Drive:
    Show Google Drive photos & videos in your Photos library". What this means, is that this option will allow us to see all of the files that we have on Google Drive. If we are uploading or backing files from our computer or other devices to Google Drive, then we will be able to see all of those files on this HTC One M8 as well. Currently, the option is deactivated. This is the default setting. The icon is gray.
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    If we want to activate the setting, press down anywhere on the setting, and it will activate the option.
    The icon will be blue.
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    If we want to deactivate it, press down on the section, and the icon will turn gray.
    This indicates that it's been deactivated.
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  10. 10
    This then, concludes our tutorial on how to turn on or off the option to show Google Drive files in the Photo's application on the HTC One M8.
    If you have any questions or comments about this video, or about the process you've seen in this video, then please leave them in the "Comments" section below, and we shall answer them for you.
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