How To Download Photos On Google Photos
Last Updated: March 13, 2023
Do you want to save media shared on Google Photos on your device? Or do you want to download your photos on another device? Either way, you can easily download media files on Google Photos. Follow our guide below, and we’ll cover the steps to do so.
Google Photos is one of the best tools where you can store and share media files. You can upload photos and videos on the app and share them with your friends.
When someone shares an album or photo with you on Google Photos, you can access and view them whenever you want. If you want to have a copy on your phone or desktop, you can download the item to save it on your device.
Here’s our guide about downloading media files on Google Photos.
How to download an image on Google Photos
If you have a picture on Google Photos that you want to save on your device, you can download it whenever you want. As long as you have access to a photo on your account, you can download it on any device where you have Google Photos.
You can download images and media files from Google Photos whether you’re on your phone or computer. We’ll cover the steps to do so for both devices in our tutorial below.
On your phone:
- Open the Google Photos app from your home screen or app drawer and sign in to your account.
- Open the photo that you want to save on your device and tap More options (three dots icon) on the top right.
- Once the menu appears, select the Download option.
After downloading a media file from Google Photos, you can now see the image or video on your phone’s Gallery app. As such, you can share these photos on the messaging and social media apps you use daily.
If you open an image or video that you have on your device, you won’t see the Download option.
On your computer:
- Visit Google Photos on your favorite browser and sign in to your account.
- Open the image or photo that you want to download and click More options (three dots icon) on the top right.
- Click the Download option on the menu that appears.
That’s how you download media on Google Photos. You can select multiple items and download them at once.
To wrap things up
Now that you know how to download media files on Google Photos, you can now save the photos and videos shared with you on the app. You can also use this option to transfer photos between your devices that have the app.
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