How to do it .. How to download photos and videos from Google Photos to your computer

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Google Photos will no longer offer unlimited “high-quality” free storage, Upload photos and videosYour photos will be counted in the 15 GB free storage space that comes with your Google account and includes Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets and other Google services.

According to the Indian website TOI, one option is to go to a paid cloud storage service such as Google One or Apple’s iCloud, but in case you don’t want to spend on storage space, you can store it on your computer / laptop drive.

And for those wondering how to do this, here’s an easy-to-follow guide:

To start, Google has a tool called Google Takeout that allows users to download all their data stored in Google accounts, including Google Photos, and to do so, follow these steps:

1. Open Google Takeout by visiting “takeout.Google.com” from any browser

2. Log in with your Google account credentials

3. After that, click on the option “Unselect All”

4. Now, scroll down and tick the checkbox in front of the Google Photos option

5. Under the Google Photos option, users can click on the “Multiple Formats” option to check the formats into which the data will be exported

6. After that, users can choose specific albums to export by clicking “All embedded photo album” option and selecting specific albums

7. Once you have completed the selection process, scroll down and hit the Next Step button.

8. Under the delivery method option, choose “Email download link”

9. Under Frequency, choose Export once

10. Under File Type and Size, choose the zip option. And select the required download size ranging from 2GB to 50GB, files larger than the specified size will be split automatically into separate downloads.

11. Once done, click on the Create Export button.





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