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Want Google Photos To Live and Sync with My Desktop PC
September 30, 2021
11:56 am
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Jonathan Battle
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Hey Chris – I’ve decided to use my desktop pc as the 2nd place my Google Photos live….i.e. I want them to come back down to my pc. What do I do in Google Drive backup to do this?

 

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October 1, 2021
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Sorry Jon, That’s not an option with Google Drive.

Before they split Google Drive from Google Photos back in summer of 2019, there was an option for all google Photos to appear in Google Drive – then you could sync Google Drive down to your computer if you wanted. But now, Google Photos is completely separate. There is no automatic way to get your photos to Google Drive, and there is no way to sync from Google Photos down to your computer.

Have you watched this video: 574.GP-Download from Google Photos to Computer

That’s how I get photos to my computer from Google Photos.

October 1, 2021
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Jonathan Battle
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Thx Chris – good video. Am curious why you chose a “monthly” query instead of “all pictures of Jim,” etc.

October 2, 2021
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I choose monthly because it is an ongoing process. “All photos of Jim” would get way too many photos, and would need to be redone later.

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