Facebook’s Google Photos Transfer tool is available globally. Here’s how to use it to Transfer media

    Facebook Photos Transfer tool was first announced for the US and Canada region back in April, now it is available for people all across the globe. As the company made an announcement about the tool on Thursday

    Use facebook Google Photos transfer tool to transfer photos and videos from facebook to google photos

    With the help of new data transfer tool from Facebook users can easily copy and transfer picture and videos from Facebook account to Google Photos account.

    Transfer Photos & Videos from FB to GP using Facebook Tool

    In case, you want to use transfer your data, then here’s how you can do that:

    On your browser visit and login using your credentials.

    Next, click on the Down arrow icon available on the upper-right corner and select Settings & privacy > Settings.

    On the left side switch to Your Facebook information. On the right side, you will find a new option called “Transfer a copy of your photos and videos“, click on the View link next to it.

    To verify your identiy, you will asked to enter your password. Once done, you will be redirected to this screen:

    choose destination

    From the Choose Destination drop-down select Google Photos. After that, you need to select Photos or Videos, and then click Next. You can select one thing at a time.

    select photos in facebook photos transfer tool

    Facebook will not redirect you Google account login page. You need to login using credentials.

    Once done, Grant Facebook Permission dialog box will appear, click on the Allow button to continue. Allow other permission, if asked for.

    grant facebook permission for google photos transfer

    You now redirect to the Facebook data transfer page. Here, you need to click on the Confirm Transfer button to start the photos transfer process.

    confirm transfer google photos transfer tool

    You can track the status of the Photos transfer process under the Activity section. Here, you will find information like when you started the Photos transfer process to Google Photos.

    Photos transfer process to Google Photos

    The status will be Pending during the transfer process. You can also stop-transfer process if you want. You can check this YouTube video for clear illustration:

    As of writing this post, the Facebook’s Photos transfer tool only support Google Photos, but the company also states that people will be able to transfer data to more service who’re going join the Data Transfer Program with Facebook.

    What are your thoughts about this nifty tool from Facebook? What you would like to call it Facebook Photos Transfer tool or Google Photos Transfer? Let us know in the comments.

    Viney Dhiman
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