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Migrate ne Google Photo Acct. to another
October 31, 2019
3:40 pm

I need to migrate all the pictures from my husband’s google acct to mine. Is there an easy way to do this?

October 31, 2019
5:08 pm
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Pretty easy. What you do is use the Shared Library feature.

  1. Log in to husband’s account and open Google Photos, note what photos you see there
  2. Click on 3-line menu and choose Sharing, then Add partner sharing
  3. The partner account = your account’s email address
  4. Shared library settings: New account can access  ALL photos, 
  5. You’re done with his account

In your account:

  1. Now log in to your account, Open Google Photos, you should see a notification that you’ve been invited to share husband’s photos
  2. Accept the invitation
  3. Shared library settings: Save to my library: ALL photos

It may take a little bit of time, but that’s all you have to do. Watch in the your account to see that the old photos arrive.

In Mrs. Geek’s Guide to Google photos, see p. 105

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