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Downloading all Google Photos to a drive for backup
January 2, 2021
7:17 pm
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Gary Underhill
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Chris, 

I know you’ve told us what you use to download your entire drive from Google Photos to a backup drive.¬† After your last lesson I decided that I should not depend on Google Photos, One Drive and Amazon Photos completely and I have purchased a 2 T drive, whic I will back them up to.

I don’t remember what you called the program to make this transfer, help.

LuVerne

January 4, 2021
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Thanks, I got the answer with this month’s newsletter.

January 5, 2021
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Hey Luverne, I’m glad the newsletter helped. Just to be sure – the tool that Google gives us to download the entire library is called Takeout. . Here’s the video I did on it 668.GP-Takeout¬† It’s going thru lots of changes. I really don’t like it much, I’m hoping it gets better.

Meanwhile, this is how I like to download/backup my Google Photos: 574.GP-Download from Google Photos to Computer

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