[Detailed Guide] How to Back Up iPhone Photos with Google Drive

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Duke Updated on Jun 06, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

"I'm really tired of using iCloud to back up my iPhone, it always tells me to pay for more storage. My friend told me that Google Drive is also a good tool for online storage. But, I don't know how to use it. Could anyone show me the method in details? Thanks."

iCloud is the online storage solution that provided by Apple officially. But iCloud Backup storage is limited, you can only have 5 GB free storage online. Many users are seeking an alternative to iCloud. Google Drive is another online storage tool. It has 15 GB free storage, as big as three times of iCloud. And it's also easy to use.

How to back up iPhone photos with Google Drive?

Step 1. Go to App store and download a Google Drive app on your iPhone. Then open it, log in to your Google account.

Step 2. Back to iPhone home screen and find the Photos app on your iPhone. Open it and find the photos you want to back up.

Step 3. Tap the button "Share" at the bottom left. Then, select all the photos you need.

Slide the second line, which is a list of the method of sharing photos, to the left. Tap the button More.

Step 4. Slide down and find the option: Google drive. Toggle on the switch. And tap the icon Google Drive and send them.

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Then, please confirm and continue. It will take minutes depends on how many photos you have selected to upload.

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What's more, Google mail is also a great tool to keep contacts. If you already have contacts on Google, you could try to sync contacts from Google to iPhone.

How to back up iPhone photos to a computer?

In fact, there are some easy methods to back up iPhone photos. EaseUS MobiMover is a great iPhone data transfer tool. EaseUS MobiMover Free is the first completely free and fully functional transfer in the world. You could transfer everything from iPhone to the computer for backup and get them back whenever you need to. Get EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer by clicking the download button below. Then, follow the guides and begin to transfer iPhone photos to your computer.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer, either Mac or PC, then run EaseUS MobiMover Free and choose iDevice to Mac. (With 1-Click Transfer, you can transfer all photos from your iPhone to the computer at once. If you intend to copy some of your photos to the computer, go to [your device name] > Picture > Photo/Album to selectively import iPhone photos to PC.)

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Step 2: By default, MobiMover will select all the supported file types for you. Keep the category/categories you want to transfer selected.

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Step 3: Click the folder icon to choose a location for the files to be copied, then click Transfer to begin transferring photos from iPhone to computer.

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Step 4: It time it will take to transfer photos from your iPhone to the computer depends on the size of the files you’d like to copy. Wait patiently for the process to finish and then go to the selected folder to check these items.

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