Google Photos is no more free from 1 June 2021

Google recently announced that it was discontinuing its free storage services for Photos. From now on, if you want to store more than 15 GB of data in Google Photos, you will have to pay a monthly fee. It was revealed that it will come into effect from June 1, 2021. For this you have to pay a monthly subscription of Rs. 130 for 100 GB storage. For the same year subscription Rs. 1,300 subscription to be paid. However with the Google announcement many people are focusing on alternative ways. Do you also want to transfer all your data to another place without paying this subscription, but how to collect your data from Google.. let’s know what to do about it.


Google Takeout:

Before we can retrieve the data we store on Google, we need to go to a website called Google Takeout. Takeout offers the ability to retrieve your data stored in the services provided by Google. If you open Takeout, you will be asked to log in with your Gmail ID. Shows a list of services provided by Google after logging in. In it, you have to click on the option called Select. Then scroll down and you will see Google Photos. Select it and click on the next step. Then the Delivery Method page opens. It has two options namely frequency, file size and type. It has Export Once (Export Once) and Export Every Two Months For Year options. Among them, Export Ones should be selected.

The file format then has two options, Zip / TGZ. Also file size can be exported from 2GB to 50GB. If you select the format in which you want to export the file and click on Create Export below, your Gmail will receive a verification mail. If it is OK then all your data in Google Photos will be exported to the file format of your choice. The exported file can then be transferred to Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox or other cloud storage. You can easily export and transfer your data from Google Photos, Chrome browser, Google Drive, Gmail and other Google services.