Download photos or videos to your device

You can copy your photos and videos back to your device.

Save a photo or video

  1. On your computer, go to
  2. Select a photo or video
  3. Click More Moreand then Download. If the photo is already on your device, this option won’t appear.

Download all photos or videos

  1. On your computer, go to
  2. Click Settings Settings and then Create a Google Photos folder.
  3. In My Drive, find and open the Google Photos folder.
  4. Select the folder you want to download.
  5. Click More Moreand then Select All and thenDownload Download.

Move all photos to a different Google account

If you accidentally backed up your photos on the wrong Google account, you can move them to a different account. To change the account that you backed up your photos to, share your photo library with that account. Learn to share your Google Photos library with another account.

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