In this tutorial, you will get to know how to transfer Facebook photos and videos to Google photos. Facebook has confirmed a tool that enables users to easily export their photos to Google Photos has been rolled out for all users.
After arriving in Ireland at the end of last year and hitting the US and Canada last month, the company now says that all users around the world can now use the device.
Previously, most Facebook users wanting to download their media from the site had to do it manually. However, from today, users with Google Photos account can automate the work, and Facebook says more cloud services will be supported soon.
Even if you have enough Facebook, the built-in transfer tool is handy if you want to save your media before permanently closing your account. The following steps explain how it works. For this, all you need is a Google active account
How to transfer Facebook Photos and videos to Google Photos
1) Select Facebook settings
2) Select Facebook information
3) select “Transfer a Copy of Your Photos or Videos”
4) Enter your Facebook password
5) Select Google Photos from the dropdown menu
6) Select the option photos or videos you want to transfer then click next
7) This will take you to Google login page, Login your Google account
8) Select allow transferring the photos or videos in Google photos
Facebook will send you a notification and an email once the transfer is complete. You will also have to transfer your videos and photos separately for some reason.
The move is part of an agreement between Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Twitter to allow users to transfer their data between services. The data transfer project however is progressing slowly and the only service available to Facebook users right now is Google Photos. It is likely to be extended to Microsoft’s OneDrive platform in the future.
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