Google Photos Now Comes WIth Express Backup Option

Google has added a new feature to its popular Google Photos app. The photo managing app allows you to safely backup your images. Previously, it offered two backup options – Original Quality and High Quality. Now, you can also use an Express Backup Option. Read more to find How To Use Express Backup Option On Google Photos

How To Use Express Backup Option On Google Photos

Google has added a new Express backup option for Google Photos. It offers faster backup at a reduced resolution. This makes it easier to save images even while using poor WiFi connections. Users will still be able to use regular backup options when a better connection is available – High quality or Original quality.

Additionally, the search engine giant has introduced a new Data Cap option for backup. The new feature offers users better control over mobile data costs by setting daily caps on uploads over cellular data. Users can select from a range of daily caps – 5MB, 10MB, 30MB, and Unlimited.

The new feature is available on Android smartphones with the latest version of Google Photos. The search engine giant claims that it will be extended to all Android users by the end of this week.

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Google claims that ‘over a third of people using Google Photos in India have some photos that hadn’t been backed up in over a month’. The backup experience among Indian users seems to be affected by infrequent access to WiFi.

The new Express Backup Option is expected to solve the connectivity problem. The company has been testing the Express backup with a small percentage of Google Photos users in India. It will be slowly rolled out to dozens of other countries.

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