As per the recent announcement by Google, a prominent cloud service, Google Photos is discontinuing free & unlimited storage for uploading photos from June 2021. Google users will get only 15 GB storage and after that, if they need more space, they will have to pay a minimum of $1.99 per month for 100GB. Some of the users are switching to other cloud services instead of paying to Google for extra storage. If you are also one of them who want to transfer Google Photos data to another cloud service or computer, follow the step by step guide to export Google Photos data directly to your computer or another cloud service including Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Box or get a download link via email.
Exporting Google Photos doesn’t delete your stored photos. It only generates a copy of Google Photos data to export in your Google Account to back it up or use it with a third-party service. Try this easy guide to export Google Photos to your preferred cloud service.
Step By Step Guide To Export Google Photos
- Visit Google Takeout’s website. Make sure you are already logged into your Google Account.
- Scroll down until you find Google Photos section. Ensure that the box appearing on the right side of Google Photos is checked.
- Now hit Next Step link which you can notice on the bottom of the page.
- Whether you want to add your Google Photos data to Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Box or get a download link via email, you can choose preferred option displaying under Delivery method.
- You can also set the frequency of export. Select Export once or Export every 2 months for 1 year. Choose file type & size as per your requirement.
- Finally, hit Create Export button. Now wait for the process to be completed.