Transfer Your Facebook Photos and Videos to Google Photos

Transfer Facebook Media to Google Photos
Transfer Facebook Media to Google Photos

Facebook developed a tool through which the users can transfer or move their Facebook Photos and videos to Google Photos. As per the news source that Facebook has announced that users in Canada and the US can move their videos and photos directly to Google Photos. The social media platform giant has now disclosed that is has developed tools. And it reached 100% development process and the transfer tools available to the entire users of Facebook worldwide.

As part of the company’s open-source Data Transfer Project, Facebook has built a transfer tool. That lets you to simply move all your photos and videos to Google Photos. But remember that you will have to link your Google account and allow access to move your data.

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How to move your Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos Web

Facebook users worldwide can now transfer photos and videos to Google Photos. If you want to move your Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos. Here are these steps to follow to transfer or migrate Facebook Photos & videos to Google Photos. However, using different platforms such as with a Facebook website on windows 10 PC or Mac:

  1. Visit Facebook.com with any browser on PC or Mac
  2. Click on the drop-down arrow from the top right corner
  3. Select the Settings option from Menu
  4. Then click on the Your Facebook Information to the left side under the General settings
  5. Select the View option next to the “Transfer A Copy Of Your Photos Or Videos.”
  6. Enter your Facebook Account Password to log in
  7. Now click on the Choose Destination dropdown and select Google Photo
  8. Select the Photos or Videos option to move your photos and videos then click the Next option
  9. Then Choose your Google Account you want to transfer your photos and videos
  10. You might have to re-authenticate yourself and sign in to your Google account.
  11. Click the Allow option to access Facebook permission to add videos and photos to your Photos library
  12. Press the Allow option again to confirm your action
  13. When everything is ready then click on the Confirm Transfer option 
Open Facebook Web, Select Setting from Drop down Menu
Open Facebook Web, Select Setting from Drop down Menu
Click View option Next to Transfer a Copy of Your Photos or Videos
Click View option Next to Transfer a Copy of Your Photos or Videos
Enter Your Facebook Password and Continue
Enter Your Facebook Password and Continue
Select Choose Destination and Google Photos
Select Choose Destination and Google Photos
Select to Photos or Videos to transfer a Copy and Click Next option
Select to Photos or Videos to transfer a Copy and Click Next option
Choose Your Google Account to Continue with to Facebook
Choose Your Google Account to Continue with to Facebook
Select Allow option to Grant Facebook Permission Add to your Google Photos Library
Select Allow option to Grant Facebook Permission Add to your Google Photos Library
Click Allow option Again to Confirm your Choices
Click Allow option Again to Confirm your Choices
Select Confirm Transfer of Choose Destination
Select Confirm Transfer of Choose Destination

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How to Transfer your Facebook Photos and Videos to Google Photos Using App

Most of the users are using the Facebook mobile app on Android or iOS. You can also transfer your Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos Using Facebook App on iOS and Android devices. Here are these steps to follow:

  1. Open Facebook Mobile App
  2. Tap on the Main Menu at the top
  3. Select the Privacy & Settings option then Settings option from the Menu
  4. Scroll down the tap on the Transfer A Copy Of Your Photos Or Videos  under the Your Facebook Information section
  5. You will redirect to log in to your Facebook with your mobile web browser
  6. Tap on the Choose Destination drop-down then select Google Photo option
  7. Choose to transfer the Photos or Video from the drop-down want to transfer and then select Next option
  8. Then Choose your Google Account you want to transfer your photos and videos
  9. You might have to re-authenticate yourself and sign in to your Google account.
  10. Tap the Allow option to access Facebook permission to add videos and photos to your Photos library
  11. Select the Allow option again to confirm your action
  12. When everything is ready then click on the Confirm Transfer option 
Go Facebook App, Main Menu, Settings & Privacy, Settings, and Transfer a Copy of Your Photos or Videos
Go Facebook App, Main Menu, Settings & Privacy, Settings, and Transfer a Copy of Your Photos or Videos
Enter Your FB Password and Continue, Choose Destination Google Photos, Photos or Videos and Next
Enter Your FB Password and Continue, Choose Destination Google Photos, Photos or Videos and Next

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After that, a copy of your Facebook videos or photos is now being transferred to Google Photos. You can see and check the progress of the transfer in the Activity section while using your mobile or computer. You might have to wait for this up to a few hours. While sometimes, days for all the things to make its progress over to Google’s photo backup service.

The purpose of migrating media contents and data, to have backup plan or moving to another platform. Most Google users are now happy using easy user interface of Google Photos. You can easily tag face and find people and things using Google Photos.

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By Umar Ali

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