Backup Google photos and keep your images safe!

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If you're looking for advice on how to backup your Google Photos account, read our quick tips below. Google Photos is now one of the world's biggest photo sharing and storage services. It's been around since 2015, and today it serves as an incredibly easy way to organize your image library online.

With unlimited storage, and a Wi-Fi auto-uploader for phones, there's a reason that Google Photos is in our guide to the best cloud storage for photos. We've already shared some smarts on how to select all your photos in Google Photos, but now we're looking at how to back up and sync your files – to make sure you don't lose any precious memories when you're moving between different devices.

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.