Method: albums.create

Creates an album in a user's Google Photos library.

HTTP request

POST https://photoslibrary.googleapis.com/v1/albums

The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Request body

The request body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
{
  "album": {
    object (Album)
  }
}
Fields
album

object (Album)

The album to be created.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of Album.

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/photoslibrary
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/photoslibrary.appendonly
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/photoslibrary.sharing

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