Facebook: How to Transfer a Copy of Your Pictures to Google Photos

You can send over images and videos

The U.S. and Canada got the tool at the end of April Facebook

Did you know that Facebook allows you to transfer a copy of the photos and videos you’ve shared to the social network to Google Photos? Our guide will show you how this is done.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Facebook application on iOS.

Step 1: Tap the three horizontal lines in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap “Settings & Privacy.”

Step 3: Tap “Settings.”

Step 4: Scroll down to the “Your Facebook Information” section and tap “Transfer a Copy of Your Photos or Videos.”

Step 5: Enter your Facebook password and tap “Continue.”

Step 6: Tap the “Choose Destination” drop-down menu.

Step 7: Choose Google Photos and tap “Done.”

Step 8: Tap “Next.” Note: If you want to transfer your videos instead of your photos, tap the “Photos” drop-down menu and select “Videos.”

Step 9: The Facebook app will load Google’s website, where you can login with your Google account information.

Step 10: After you login, Google will ask you if you want to give Facebook permission to add content to your Google Photos library. Tap “Allow.”

Step 11: Tap “Allow” to confirm that you want Facebook to be able to add content to your Google Photos library.

Step 12: Tap “Confirm Transfer.”

Facebook will begin the transfer process, and you’ll receive a notification when all of your photos or videos have been successfully copied over to Google Photos.