Photos New Tab

Photos New Tab

Personalized photos from your Google Photos account in your new tabs.

  • Photos New Tab
What is Photos New Tab?
Photos New Tab is a Chrome extension that displays personalized, random photos from your Google Photos account every time you open a new tab. You can choose which albums to see and hide, and even temporarily disable personalization. It is not affiliated with Google Photos.
Users: 2,000+
Rating: 4.26 (31)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2024-04-19)
Creation date: 2019-09-05
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Overrides new tab: Yes
  • identity
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
Host permissions:
  • http://*
  • https://*
Size: 168.96K
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See personalized, random photos in your new tabs linked to your Google Photos account, getting your best memories in front of you throughout the day!

Every time you open a new tab you'll be shown a random photo from your Google Photos account.

You can choose which albums you want to see and hide to avoid embarrassing content from popping up unexpectedly. You can also temporarily disable personalization for presentations or public spaces.

This product is not made by Google and has no official association with Google Photos.

Hope you enjoy!

===================== New in version 1.0

Fixed infinite loading error when rate limited.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Brings joy and smiles by displaying good memories
  • Ability to choose from different Google Photos albums
  • Seamless integration with Google Photos
  • Can be distracting and add stress for some users
  • Issues with displaying more variety of photos (only two photos showing)
  • Lack of certain features like full screen without black bars and advanced filtering options
Most mentioned
  • Pleasant surprise of seeing old photos
  • Responding to Google changes and fix by the developer
  • Requests for more customization options
Recent reviews
I really enjoy this app! I don't understand what Zee is talking about. If having your choice of the images that appear whenever you open a new tab would be too much of a “distraction” for you, then why would you add an app that enables you to have that choice in the first place? And why rail against this app for drawing your images from Google Photos? It has to draw your photos from somewhere. Even if the images came from an alternate source, having your choice of images appearing in new tabs would be no less “distracting”.
by Coleyna Nevtelen Coleyna Nevtelen, 2024-01-20

Adds to my stress with too many distractions. this will not mak google more popular. that is the main reason why I do NOT use MS Edge..... I hate the concept ....that is why i have stuck with Google right from the beginning.... already more than a decade!!!! your photo app is already very good and now that MS has dropped its photo app people will naturally use google photos.....please dont add this photo app on the new page....its horrible!
by Zee amin Zee amin, 2023-09-02

It would only show me two of my photos, no matter how many tabs I opened. Even the settings weren't helpful. Would not recommend, but who reads the reviews on web store anyway?
by Korey Leicher Korey Leicher, 2021-04-24
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Risk impact

Photos New Tab is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Photos New Tab if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Photos New Tab may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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