Method: albums.patch

Update the album with the specified id. Only the id, title and coverPhotoMediaItemId fields of the album are read. The album must have been created by the developer via the API and must be owned by the user.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Identifier for the album. This is a persistent identifier that can be used between sessions to identify this album.

Query parameters


string (FieldMask format)

Required. Indicate what fields in the provided album to update. The only valid values are title and coverPhotoMediaItemId.

This is a comma-separated list of fully qualified names of fields. Example: "user.displayName,photo".

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Album.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of Album.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope: