How Google Drive and Google Photos work togetherAugust 7, 2019
A considerable lot of you store your photos and videos on both Google Drive and Google Photos, which keeps them sheltered and simple to get to. We’ve heard input that the association between these administrations is befuddling, so one month from now, we’re rolling out certain improvements to rearrange the experience crosswise over Drive and Photos.
Changes to automatic sync between Google Drive and Google Photos
Beginning in July, new photos and videos from Drive won’t naturally appear in Photos. Correspondingly, new photos and videos in Photos won’t be added to the Photos organizer in Drive. photos and videos you erase in Drive won’t be expelled from Photos. Essentially, things you erase in Photos won’t be expelled from Drive. This change is intended to help forestall inadvertent erasure of things crosswise over items.
New “Upload from Drive” feature in Google Photos
We’ve heard that huge numbers of you might want progressively granular control when duplicating photos and videos from Drive into Photos. So we’re carrying another component to photos.google.com called “Transfer from Drive,” which lets you physically pick photographs and recordings from Drive, including “Imparted to Me” things, to bring into Photos. Once duplicated, these things are not associated between the two items. Since photos and videos will never again match up crosswise over the two items, things replicated in Original Quality will include towards your capacity amount in both Drive and Photos.
Backup and Sync for Windows and Mac will continue to work
Regardless you’ll have the option to utilize Backup and Sync on Windows or macOS to transfer to the two administrations in High Quality or Original Quality. As in the past, things transferred in High Quality won’t mean something negative for your record stockpiling quantity, and things transferred using Backup and Sync in Original Quality to the two administrations will tally just once towards your portion.
Your existing photos and videos will stay in Google Drive and Google Photos
Any photos or videos from Drive in Photos that you have transferred before this change will stay in Photos. In the event that you have a “Google Photos” envelope in Drive, it will stay in Drive, however will never again refresh consequently.
Our objective with these progressions is to rearrange a few highlights that caused perplexity for our clients, in view of criticism and our own examination. We’ll keep on searching for more approaches to help bolster Drive and Photos clients going ahead.