How to Download Photos and Videos from Google Photos to your computer laptop or your smartphone


Here’s how you can follow some simple steps to download your photos and videos from Google Photos to your personal computer or laptop or your smartphone

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Downloading one file at a time:

Downloading your photos means downloading them one by one. However, if a lot of media content is stored in your Google Photos cloud storage, this process takes a lot of time.

  1. Open or photo app on a smartphone
  2. Log in to your Google Account
  3. Select an Image
  4. Tap the three-dot menu on the top right corner
  5. Tap on Download Button

Download multiple images at once

You can choose from multiple photos and videos stored after logging in to your account:

  1. Select multiple files
  2. Click on the download button
  3. Since the file is downloaded as a zip, you will have to unconfigure the file

Download the album at once

  1. Go to the ‘Album’ tab
  2. Click on ‘View All Albums’
  3. Tap on the three-dot menu
  4. Select the ‘Download All’ option
  5. Unzip the zip file to access your photos and videos

Download all photos at once using Google Takeout

  1. Go to ‘’ and log in to your Google account.
  2. Select the ‘Create a new export’ option.
  3. Choose Download Photos Only from the options and carefully isolate all other options.
  4. OK and then select ‘Next step’.
  5. Now select the delivery option to deliver your photos via email or transfer them to other cloud platforms.


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