How To Back Up Your Photos With Google Photos

These days, smartphones have become a vital part of our lives. Apart from air, water and food, cellphone is certainly the fourth most indispensable item people carry everywhere. They use various portable devices to share and transfer photos and videos. But sometimes some of the people, accidentally damage, lose or delete important data from their devices. Moreover, people who don’t back up their devices regularly are not able to retrieve the lost data. Well, if you want to prevent such situations, start backing up your photos and videos online with Google photos.

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Thankfully, Google Photos can automatically back up your photos with unlimited storage space for photos, which is not larger than the 16 megapixel and videos not more than 1080p Full HD.

In this post, we will learn how to back up our photos with Google Photos on three different platforms:

  • For Android.
  • For iOS.
  • For Windows & Mac.

For Android Users:
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  • Open the Google Photos App.
  • Click on the Menu tab, at the left-hand side.
  • Select the Settings and then click on Back up and Sync.
  • Switch Google Photos

Note: Modifying the backup settings will affect all the apps that has back up and sync feature.

For iOS Users:

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  • Open the Google Photos app on your device.
  • Click Menu tab, which is on the left-hand side.
  • Click on Settings, then open Back Up and Sync.
  • Check on Google Photos to take a backup of your photos.

See Also: Battle of Backup: iCloud Photos Vs Google Photos

If your device prompts you to allow the app to access your photos.

  • Open your iOS settings app.
  • Select the privacy and security.
  • Click on photos.
  • Switch Google Photos on.

For PC Users:

  • Download and install the Desktop uploader.
  • Keep the automatic back up activated for your photos.

Note: (You can use same steps if you want to back up photos with Google Photos from a Mac).

See Also: 5 Best Alternative Photo Editing Apps to Photoshop

Google Photo is an organized and labeled application where you can manage your photos. Your photos will be personal and private unless you want to share them with anyone and if you make any changes to photos, that will occur in every device which is synced with the Google photos. So, now you don’t need to worry if you lose or damage your cell phone because you aren’t going to lose your precious data. You can retrieve your photos anytime you want.

Bhoomika Basera

Bhoomika Basera is an analyst and blogger at Systweak Software. She likes to explore and discover latest technological updates and hacks.She is a backpack traveller and loves to explore cities and off beat places!

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