How to Transfer Your Photos and Videos from Facebook to Google Photos

Facebook has introduce several new features in it’s recent update. One of these long awaited features is bulk delete Facebook posts which allows users to delete multiple posts from Facebook. The other new feature that Facebook has introduced recently is the ability to transfer photos and videos from Facebook account to Google Photos.

If you have been using Facebook for a long time, you might have uploaded a good number of photos and videos to Facebook. While everything you upload on Facebook stays there until you delete it manually, but you might want to take backup of your Facebook photos and videos to other places like Google Photos. In this tutorial we are going to explain how you can transfer your photos and videos from Facebook to Google Photos.

Transferring Photos and Videos from Facebook to Google Photos

There is no additional requirement for transferring photos and videos from Facebook to Google Photos. But for now, this feature works only on the web version of Facebook. So, for transferring photos and videos, you will have to use your computer. Currently, Facebook supports transferring media to Google Photos only but company has confirmed that it will add support for more services soon. Let’s continue with the steps.

Step 1

First of all, open facebook.com on web browser in your computer and login into your account. Then, click on the down arrow button at the top right corner and click on Settings & Privacy > Settings.

Step 2

Next, click on Your Facebook Information in left pane and then click on Transfer a copy of your photos and videos on the right side.

You may be prompted to enter your Facebook password. Provide your Facebook password and click Continue.

Step 3

Now, you will see option to choose destination for your Facebook Media. Click on Choose Destination drop-down and select Google Photos.

Select Photos or Videos whichever you want to transfer and click on Next button to continue.

Step 4

Now, you will need to sign in to your Google ‌Photos‌ account. After that you will be prompted to provide permissions to Facebook for transferring media to Google Photos.

After the transfer of photos and videos from Facebook to Google Photos is completed, you will get a confirmation mail from Facebook.

Move Photos and Videos from Facebook to Google Photos Easily

Above tutorial explained, how you can transfer your photos and videos from Facebook to Google Photos. The process of transferring media between Facebook and Google Photos is quite simple and straightforward. It’s a good idea to take backup of your Facebook memories to another services in case anything happens to your Facebook account or in case you decide to delete your Facebook account. You can also check how you can keep privacy concerns at bay on Facebook.

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