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NAS 111

Retrieving Photos from Google Photos using Google Takeout

Import photos from Google Photos easily.

2021-05-26

Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

1. Use Google Takeout to export Photos
2. Import Google Photos to Photo Gallery

PREREQUISITES:

Course Prerequisites:

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Students are expected to have a working knowledge of:

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OUTLINE

A. Use Google Takeout to export Photos
B. Import Google Photos to Photo Gallery



A. Use Google Takeout to export Photos

1. Head to https://takeout.google.com


2. Ensure only Google Photos is selected.

3. Choose settings to decide how photos will be exported.

To export all photos, ensure all photo albums are included.

4. Ensure that the download link is sent to your email as processing times will vary due to a variety of factors.



5. Upon reception of the email, download the archive and extract it.




B. Import Google Photos to Photo Gallery

6. Delete duplicate photos if needed as Google takeout has been known to split some files into duplicates.








7. Open Photo Gallery 3. Go to settings to change the source folder and select the folder containing your recently downloaded photos.






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