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June 16, 2019
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kolbe smith
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Can I directly save GP to external hard drive without uploading to my computer

June 17, 2019
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I think you mean ‘downloading’ to your computer? If your photos are already in Google Photos – in the cloud – then you can download them to your computer. 

You can download to any folder on your computer that you want, including folders on an external hard drive.

  1. Using Photos.Google.com
  2. Select the photos you want on your computer, or open an album – click the 3-dot menu and “Download All”
  3. Either way, you will see a dialog box with your computer’s folder structure to browse. Find the external hard drive and folder you want and then click Save
  4. The results will be a zip file.

Let me know if that helps

June 18, 2019
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Thanks. I was trying to avoid down loading to my computer first. I will try this. Also how do I unzip?

June 19, 2019
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If it’s windows, you can unzip by right-clicking the file and choosing Extract All

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