View recent photos

The Recent tab displays photos from local file system locations such as ~/Downloads, ~/Pictures and from online collections. You can also add other locations, even cloud-based collections such as Flickr or Facebook photographs, through GNOME Online Accounts.

To add other local file system locations:

  1. Go to Settings ▸ Search.

  2. Click on the gear button on the bottom right. You can select the locations you want to display in the Recent tab.

To view recent photos:

  1. Select the Recent tab.

  2. You will see a grid of photos. Select a photo from the grid to open it.