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some useful #googone and #googplay urls

some useful googone and googplay urls

dont forget if you have gone over your 15G of ‘free’ goog drive storage and are using 100G of goog one storage you will be charged £1.50 / month

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managed to convert my @googleuk #googone #googdrive cloud backup data #photos to #googphoto storage just in the nick of time before the next billing cycle #flickalt #flickrip

managed to convert my @googleuk #googone #googdrive cloud backup data #photos to #googphoto storage just in the nick of time before the next billing cycle #flickalt #flickrip

spent a whole week downloading 45G of ‘photos’ from my goog one / goog drive and then reuploading them as goog ‘unlimited’ photos i am now within my 15G free quota and wont have to pay another £1.50 for 100G next month

can you remember everywhere you’ve ever been ? in the last week ? in the last 10 years ? well google #googtimeline can ! #history #privacy #security #googleneverforgets

can you remember everywhere you’ve ever been ? in the last week ? in the last 10 years ? well google location history #googtimeline can !

if your google location history is enabled you can even drill down to see the routes you took to get there

see also

 

googtime

how to move your photos off google #googdrive and #googone to #googphotos and save an unlimited amount of money #cloud #photo #backup #flickralt #flickrip

how to move your photos off google #googdrive and #googone to #googphotos and save an unlimited amount of money #cloud #photo #backup #flickralt #flickrip

maybe you are using 45G of goog ie 30G above your free 15G quota and are having to pay google one for the extra space

well you can convert photos on your google drive and google one to free unlimited google photos cloud storage if you want

  • download google backup and sync app on your pc
  • enable google photo backup
  • enable google drive backup
  • wait for sync to complete (approx 1 hr for every 1G)
  • disable google drive sync
  • close google backup and sync
  • drag all photos from google drive folder to google photos folder
  • wait for sync to re upload photos to google photos

once you are happy photos have converted correctly

  • login to google drive google one web interface
  • delete google drive photo folders
  • check you are now using less than 15G
  • you can now cancel your google one subscription

 

 

the dangers of linking your google drive #googdrive or google one #googone to your google photos #googphotos (#unlimited) #cloud #photo #backup @smugmug @flickr #flickralt #flickrip

the dangers of linking your google drive #googdrive or google one #googone to your google photos #googphotos #flickralt #flickrip

the main danger / reason is

  • if you delete a photo from Google Drive, it’ll also get deleted from Google Photos

(why would you want to delete a photo from unlimited ! storage ?)

if fact all the deletion rules are just too complicated (and you will end up using and needing to pay for google drive or google one space)

see (read ? & understand ?)

and then goto

to check your settings and check that the

  • Create a Google Photos folder

setting

  • Automatically put your Google Photos in a folder in My Drive

is

  • set to OFF (or NO)

 

more top tips for using google #unlimited photo backup and sync app #cloud #photo #backup #flickralt #flickrip

more top tips for using google #unlimited photo backup and sync app #cloud #photo #backup #flickralt #flickrip

check

  • choose high quality (free) backups
  • choose dont remove items everywhere
  • make sure upload newly loaded photos is checked
  • turn off usb device backup (& manually drag drog usb photos to your Pictures folder instead)
  • make sure google drive sync to my drive is off

 

web accounts, devices, history and security spring clean time @googleuk @microsoftuk #xmashols #security #springclean

if you have some spare time this #xmashols maybe it would be good to use it to spring clean your web accounts

goog

microsoft

my top 10 goog maps #googmaps #photos including one with over 64000 views #flickralt #flickrip

my top 10 goog maps #googmaps #photos including one with over 64,000 views

 

goog unlimited (reduced res) photo backup app #windows #android #ios downloads

goog unlimited (reduced res) photo backup app #windows #android #ios downloads

windows

goog android (mobiles and tablets)

apple ios (iphones and ipads)