Google and iOS 11 images (HEIC files)

The new operating system for the iPhone and iPad, iOS 11, has caused some quirks.

The biggest quirk is iOS 11 saves photos as .HEIC files, not a .jpeg/.jpg files.

Google can see .HEIC files but can’t add them through the usual Insert-> Image process as you normally would when working in a Doc, Slides, or Drawing file. There are solutions, however. And the solutions are fairly simple.

I have outlined a few simple solutions to the Google HEIC conflict in this tutorial:

Let me know if you have any questions.


4 thoughts on “Google and iOS 11 images (HEIC files)

    1. Jasmine,
      Thanks for the comment.

      Google changed some things recently. I updated the tutorial with some new steps to reflect Google removing the original process.

      Take a look at the tutorial again for the new steps.


    1. Are you referring to the app iMazing?

      I just downloaded it on a new machine last week and used it, never prompted to pay. It is still free to download and use.

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