Reasons for Transferring Google Photos to another Account

If you want to switch accounts, you should move all your photos from current old one to the new one. Usually, it happens when you graduate from school or resign from your job; you have to take your personal photos from school or work account to your own account.

How to Transfer Photos to another Google Account?

As for the above situations, you have altogether three methods to migrate photos from public account to private one.

Method 1. Download and re-upload

This is the most common way that you are most probably to come up with. First of all, sign in to your original account and download all the files you want and are allowed to have. Then, sign in your personal Google Photos account and upload these files in.

Tips: If your personal account is a free or has quota limit, you can upload your photos in high quality to enjoy unlimited storage; or, you can create several Google accounts and upload those pictures separately.

This solution is somehow troublesome and needs much of your operation.

Method 2. Share and save

The second way is to share your photos to your new account and save them to target account. In your own account, right-click on the shared file and download it to your storage.

This method is also time-consuming.

Method 3. Directly transfer Google Photos to another account

There is a much easier way to solve your problem, which enables you to directly migrate your photos from one account to another. Yet, it needs you to rely on a third party program, professional and reliable, MultCloud.

1. Create an account of MultCloud online service without any charge.

2. On the main interface of this software, move to “Add Clouds” tab and scroll down to select “Google Photos” in the list. Then, follow the easy guidance to finish adding task.

Add Google Photos

3. Add another Google Photos account the same way above.

4. In Cloud Sync tab, select the Google Photos directory where your personal pictures locates as source and your own Photos account as destination.

Transfer Google Photos to Another Account

Finally, click “Sync Now” to start moving images from one Google Photos account to another.

Here is the video of above operations

Tips: If you want to transfer photos from one Google Drive account to another, the ways are the same as transfer Google Photos to another account. Besides, you can make use of cloud transfer feature instead of cloud sync.

More to Explore in MultCloud

As a multi-cloud drives manager, MultCloud supports most common clouds like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Amazon Drive, Mega, 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.

Manage Google Photos

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Multcloud Key Features

  • Cloud Transfer

    Transfer files in cloud drives, FTP and WebDav for easily file management and information delivery.

  • Cloud Sync

    Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Cloud Explorer

    Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.