Download Photos and Videos from Google Photos from a Mobile or PC without Problems


The Google corporation has been in charge of being much more than a search engine, if not an infinite source of benefits, including Google Photos, which is nothing more than a image backup platform that are stored by users on their devices.

Although it works based on the synchronization that must be enabled by the user, this backup means has the benefit of constantly updating itself with each of the contents that are added to the equipment.

In this way, and whether or not they have an Internet connection, each user who has a subscription to the service and the program installed on the device will know that they will store their multimedia content on this platform with total security and permanence.

If for any reason you are interested in downloading all these files to your computer or recovering some images and videos that have been deleted from your device, you can continue reading to learn how to do it.

What is Google Photos and what does it offer us

It is a Google tool that offers storage and management of your photos or videos in a cloud, so that you can save them without taking up storage space on your device.

This service comes normally installed on Android devices and it is activated automatically when you link your Google account with your mobile.

Among the different functions and services that it presents to us are:

  • A free 15GB storage space
  • The creation of backup copies that allows you to keep a duplicate of your images and videos in case you ever need to restore them.
  • Immediate availability with any device; it is compatible with any operating system so we can access our gallery from different sites.
  • Allows you to share your files to social networks or other applications.
  • It has the function of creating albums, which helps us keep order of our files or organize them freely.
  • Basic photo editing: cut, color options, filters, layout and orientation, create collages, etc.
  • It contains an assistant and intelligent search that allows us locate our photos or videos searching by categories like ‘food’, ‘people’, ‘animals’, etc. In addition, the wizard allows you to relate faces through folders or collages created.

As a plus, contains the Google Lens service, which allows it to contain advanced technology such as geographic location and object information through patterns or colors.

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How to download all photos stored in Google Photos

If you want to recover all the content backed up within the Google gallery, either to have it stored on the device or to delete it from this platform without losing it, you should know that it is also possible to achieve it.

Although the procedure is a bit longer, it all comes down to accessing Google TakeOuts, which is nothing more than the platform that allows you to download all the data related to your Google accounts.

By choosing the “Download all” section, you must uncheck the rest of the services that you do not want to recover, leaving thus only Google Photos content enabled.

Within this selection you can decide if you want to download a specific format, size and date, and then click on “Next” and enable the creation of a file or tablet that facilitates the procedure.

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Once everything is chosen, the conversion process will automatically start, the time of which will be determined by the number of files you have in the gallery.

At the end, your email you will receive an email containing a URL address where you can download all the content of your backup to your computer or mobile as you wish.

How to download all archived videos in Google Photos

It is a simple process that consists of going to the Google Photos application; once there, we make sure our account is open (if not, we log in), and we locate the videos we want to download. We select one, press the option of ‘Select all’ and we go to the option of ‘Save to device’ in this way, they will begin to download.

How to download a specific photo album

Although this is a platform that is constantly compared to other backup media, the gallery designed by Google finds a way to always stay on top of offers and recommendations.

The good thing about your system is that, as well as allows to create backup copies on multimedia data of the devices, it also allows you to download them freely. Each mode is different depending on the task you want to do.

Google Photos has a unique feature that allows you to download your gallery content to any computer by which the user decides to enter his account.

That is why, if you want to download a single multimedia file, all you have to do is access what is stored within your profile and locate what you want to download.

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Once opened, you will see that in the upper right part there is a three-point icon, which when you press it will show you the option to “Download”. By pressing it, the content will be automatically downloaded and stored within the device.

If you want to download an entire album of images or videos, you must select it within the platform’s gallery and repeat the previous steps using the three dots icon.

Learn to use the Google Photos platform on your PC and mobile device

Defining the usability of this platform is not necessary, as there are no doubts about the capabilities that this application can achieve for its users.

Beyond being a new gallery developed by this famous corporation, Google Photos has a constant service of options related to the editing, quality and support of multimedia content which is added within each device.

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No matter what type of equipment it is, only it will be enough to have a Google account to synchronize each of the data with this platform, and thus enjoy the options it has to offer you.

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