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How to Ensure Your Google Photos Sync To Google Drive

Google Photos Sync To Google Drive
Written by Hassan Abbas

Google Photos Sync To Google Drive: The latest ‘upload from drive’ feature that Google recently launched can be quite confusing for users. Especially if your backup on auto-pilot whenever you use your Google Photos and Drive account. But in a situation you didn’t know, Google Photos is like a cloud service offered by Google to save all your images and videos that worked in automatic sync with Google Drive before this new modification.

Before the latest feature was launched. Everything you restored on Photos can automatically restore on Google Drive and vice versa. But it’s not the case now. Both the Drive or Google Photos have become separate entities from 10, 2019 July.  So remember that images from your phone are restored in Google Drive or Google Photos due to the recovery can’t happen on its own anymore.

How To Ensure Your Images Are Recovering Up To Google Through Photos App

The process is quite simple. Simply follow these steps:

Step 1:

Head over the Google Photos app on your phone.

Step 2: 

Click the menu button on the top-left.

Step 3: 

Head over to ‘Settings‘.

Step 4: 

Choose ‘Backup & Sync’.

Step 5: 

Turn on the ‘Backup & Sync‘ option

All done! All your photos will start backing up from images to Drive after this.

Why should you save photos to Google Drive

Google Drive also offers the ability to apparent backup your images to your Google account that is quite a handy feature to restore your images. These recovered images can be accessed and installed by you using the web, mobile app, or desktop app. Storing your images to Google Drive quite an easy way of ensuring that you don’t lose track of your memories once you finish losing your mobile or other devices in the future.

Also, you get the ability to access your image library from several devices at the same time which makes it easier for people that own various devices. For a photographer, this feature can be quite a handy to you as it removes the need to take your library on a physical Drive if you want to move it b/w devices for further editing.

About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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