The new shortcut is already rolling out to Android users of the Google Photos app and does the following: When you long-press the app icon eigher on the home screen or in the drawer, you’ll get a pop-up menu with several shortcuts – one of them is the new “Screenshots” option.
Taping on the shortcut will take you to your phone’s screenshot folder, and there are some changes to the folder as well. You can now select with a checkmark all images and videos from a specific day.
Long press on your Google Photos app to access the pop-up menu
The former allows you to remove already backed up photos, thus freeing up space, while the latter takes you to a random photo or video in your Library. The new screenshot shortcut is already available with the latest update of Google Photos (version 5.97).