Google Photos

Looking for a no hassle way to automatically backup and store your photos in the cloud? Look no further, Google have pulled through once again with an amazing service called Google Photos. The best bit? You can get unlimited storage space.

Step 1

Download and install the app.

Step 2

Log in to your Google account.

Step 3

Go to settings and make sure that you have selected the “High quality (free unlimited storage)” option*.

Step 4

On your app settings go to “Backup & Sync” and turn it on.

Step 4 and a bit

Have a little look at the “When to back up” settings too and set them to your preferences.

Step 5

Watch in amazement as your photos are automatically backed up as you take them.


Hopefully this article helps you out. Let me know in the comments if there’s anything I’ve missed or if you know of a better solution.

* This option does compress your images a bit (not noticeable) but if you’re planning on backing up RAW images or huge resolution images then this option probably isn’t for you. Then again, you probably have your own backup systems in place.

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