Amazon just introduced new features to the Amazon Prime Photos service in the United States. This new service is designed for Prime members and their family. Prime members can now invite up to 5 family members or friends to join their Family Vault, which includes access to Prime Photos benefits including unlimited storage of photos, plus an additional 5 GB for videos and other files. With the all-new Family Vault, bringing family photos together is as easy as one-click or swipe from a computer or mobile device. Customers can start using the new features of Prime Photos today at www.amazon.com/photos or through Prime Photos mobile app.
Family Vault: Prime members can create photo archives that family members can easily contribute to and access photo and video memories in one place
Unlimited Photo Storage for Non-Prime Members: Prime members can now give up to five family members or friends the Prime membership benefit of unlimited photo storage, along with an additional 5 GB of storage for videos, documents, and other files – regardless if they’re existing Prime members
Smart Search: Quickly and easily find people, places, and things in photos with enhanced search capabilities. Prime members can also filter searches by location or date or other keywords, like family and friends that have been named
Photo Printing: Recently announced, Prime Photo users can now also order photo books, holiday cards and prints directly from their Prime Photos or Amazon Drive account
“Prime members love the benefit of unlimited photo storage but often struggle to collect and organize photos across multiple devices and accounts into a single, shareable archive,” said David Nenke, Director of Prime Photos, Amazon. “We launched the Family Vault to make it easy for family members to safely store and share all their favorite moments.”
New Prime Photos features include:
- Family and friend access to Prime Photos, at no additional cost: To ensure all the great moments and memories are preserved, regardless of who captured them, Prime members can now share their Prime Photos benefit of unlimited photo storage and 5 GB for videos and other files with up to five family members or friends.
- Simple, private sharing through the Family Vault: Family Vault members can add their favorite photos and videos individually with a click or swipe, or set their account to automatically add all their photos and videos to the Family Vault.
- Smart search technology: Prime Photos’ new search technology makes finding photos based on people, places, or things a snap. Gone are the days of customers wading through thousands of photos to find a specific image. Looking for pictures from a vacation or wedding? Search for “sunset” or “wedding” and relevant photos will show up. Customers can also browse photos of individual family members and friends in the People view as well as search and filter by location or date.
- Photo printing with free delivery for Prime Members: Customers can now order photo books, cards, and prints directly on the web from their Prime Photos account. Offering a variety a ways to preserve memories, Amazon Print products start at just nine cents a print, and ships with free delivery for Prime members. Customers can learn more and order prints today by visiting www.amazon.com/printing.