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How to Move Photos from Google Drive to Google Photos

How to Move Photos from Google Drive to Google Photos

Step 1. Login to your Google drive.

Step 2. Select the images that you want to move to Google Photos (you can select multiple photos at once holding the Ctrl key while clicking) and click Download as shown in the screenshot.

How to move photos from google drive to google photos

Step 3. Save the zip file in a folder. For example, Pictures folder. And extract it using utilities such as WinRAR (https.//www.win-rar.com) etc. Now you can delete the photos in Google drive now.

Step 4. Go to https.//www.google.com/drive/download/backup-and-sync and download the Google Backup and Sync program and then install it.

How to move photos from google drive to google photos

Step 5.  After installing, you’ll be greeted with the following screen where you’ll have to put your Google Account credentials.

How to move photos from google drive to google photos

Step 6.  After logging in, you’ll see the following settings.

How to move photos from google drive to google photos

Select the folder where you extracted the images in step 3. You can also add any other folder by using CHOOSE FOLDER option.

• Set Photos and video upload size to High Quality.

• Also check the checkbox Upload photos and videos to Google Photos.

Step 7. After clicking next, you will have the option to choose whether Google Drive should be synced or not. If you don’t want the files/photos in that folder to be available in Google drive, then uncheck the option.

How to Move Photos from Google Drive to Google Photos

Step 8. Click Start. After synchronization has been finished, the photos will be available in Google Photos.

How to move photos from google drive to google photos

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