Method: sharedAlbums.join

Joins a shared album on behalf of the Google Photos user.

HTTP request

POST https://photoslibrary.googleapis.com/v1/sharedAlbums:join

The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Request body

The request body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
{
  "shareToken": string
}
Fields
shareToken

string

Token to join the shared album on behalf of the user.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains data with the following structure:

Response to successfully joining the shared album on behalf of the user.

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

object (Album)

Shared album that the user has joined.

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:

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

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