With the popularity of the Internet, people are more inclined to store their data on cloud storage platforms because it provides them with the freedom to capture more photos and videos. In addition, it provides people with the freedom to access stored data from any location at any time. Google Photos is one such platform that provides users with an ability to store photos and videos in high and original quality. Now, how to transfer all the Google Photos to another account is a difficult process.
Can I Transfer Google Photos to Another Account?
The answer is "yes", you can easily move Google Photos to another account. As we all know, Google Photos provides users with an option to store unlimited high quality photos. In addition, it provides users with many features to use, organize, manage and share photos. You can freely access Google Photos from all compatible devices.
The biggest advantage of Google Photos is that you don't need to be tech-savvy to access it. In addition, you can operate your Google Photos account for as long as you want. Well, when it comes to moving Google Photos to another account, there are many ways to achieve that. In this post, we will focus on 3 of the most practical methods that have been implemented and are trustworthy.
How to Transfer Google Photos to Another Account?
Solution 1: Download and Upload
Step 1. Go to Google Photos official website and log in your first account.
Step 2. Select pictures you want to transfer.
Step 3. Scroll the mouse to the end.
Step 5. Press "Shift" and select your last pictures.
Step 6. Click "Download" button.
Step 7. Log in your second account through Google Photos official website.
Step 8. Click "Upload" button to upload these photos downloaded from your first account to your second account.
This is the most common way that you could come up with to transfer Google Photos from one account to another. But it's somehow troublesome and needs much of your operation.
Solution 2: Use Shared Albums
Step 1. Log in your first Google Photos account through its official website.
Step 2. Create a new Albums and add 2000 photos into it.
Step 3. Put the pointer on this Albums, click the three dots symbol(More options) and click "Share album" and type your second account to receive the invitation.
Step 4. Log in your Gmail account and click the link you have received to view these photos.
Step 5. Select all photos and click "Add to album" icon to add them to your second account.
- Make sure that your first account does not set to delete info when doing this operation.
- Make sure that the upload quality for your second account is set to "Original".
- Any edits you have done for your first account are baked into pixels when adding pictures to your second account.
- When a date/time is changed, the changed date/time is also transferred.
The biggest advantage is that you don’t have to download, then re-upload everything to your second account compared to the solution 1. But again, this way takes time if you have many pictures in your old account.
Is there a faster and more convenient way that can help transfer photos from one Google account to another directly without encountering above situations? Read the solution 3 to get the answer.
Solution 3: Transfer Google Photos to Another Account with MultCloud
There is a much easier way to solve your problem, which enables you to directly transfer all Google Photos to another account. Yet, it needs you to rely on a third party program, a FREE professional and reliable cloud manager tool, MultCloud.
MultCloud, as a free online cloud transfer service, which can not only help manage multiple cloud accounts within one login; but also can help transfer files, documents, programs, videos, etc. from one cloud to another directly without using the traditional ways. You can follow below steps to move Google Photos to another account.
Step 1. Create one MultCloud account or you can log in directly with your Google+ or Facebook account.
Step 2. On the main interface of this tool, move to “Add Cloud” tab and scroll down to select “Google Photos” in the list. Then, follow the easy guidance to finish adding task.
Note: To distinguish between these two accounts, you can name the first Google Photos account as Google Photos 1 and another one as Google Photos 2.
Step 3. Add another Google Photos account following the same way above.
Step 4. Go to "Cloud Transfer" tab, select the Google Photos directory where your personal pictures locate as the source and your own Photos account as the destination. Click "Transfer Now" to start moving images from one Google Photos account to another.
If you want to sync Google Photos to another account, you can follow the operations from this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2MrY8IA9z4.
- The "Photos" directory can only store images, videos and other media files, but not directories.
- The "Albums" directory can only store album directories, but not media files.
- MultCloud supports "Schedule" feature. If you want to transfer images regularly, you could enable it.
- As long as your task starts, you can close the page and even shut download your PC because MultCloud can run your task at the background.
You can easily transfer Google Photos to another account following any solutsions above. If the third solution suits you better, you may find MultCloud has more advanced features.
As a multi-cloud drives manager, MultCloud supports most mainstram cloud drives like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Mega, Flickr, etc. It enables you to link all cloud drives together in one platform and manage multiple cloud accounts (create, delete, copy, cut, paste, rename, etc.) just like in Windows explorer.
In addition to "Cloud Transfer" feature, it also has "Cloud Sync" feature. For "Cloud Sync" feature, it can help sync or back up files from one account to another without downloading and uploading. For example, if you want to sync Google Photos with OneDrive, you can make full use of it.