Now a days, one of the most used features on our smartphones is the camera, but most of the people don't know how to manage those photos. There are many ways to backup photos to cloud on your android phone. Keeping your photos to cloud is the very secure & safe way. There are many cloud storage services available. You can easily store your photos & videos to these cloud storage services. Cloud storage has an added advantage that it allows you to access them from anywhere on any smartphone, tablet or computer. You can share photos & videos with family, friends & co-workers. Also, you can share them to social networking sites i.e. Facebook & Twitter. You just need to download the app on your Android phone to backup your photos. Don’t worry about the cost, it is free upto a limit. You can choose a cloud storage of your choice depending on what your requirements are.
Here are the cloud storage services to Automatically Backup Photos on Android:
Backup to Dropbox:
Dropbox is a cloud storage service which allows you to backup photos, videos & documents to access them from anywhere on any device. It has a 'Camera Upload' feature which allows you to upload photos & videos automatically to your Dropbox account. You just need to turn ON "Camera Upload" feature during the initial setup on your Android phone. You can also turn ON "Camera Upload" feature from settings. It will create a private folder named 'Camera Uploads' on your Android phone for backed up photos & videos.
Backup to OneDrive:
OneDrive or SkyDrive is a cloud storage & synchronization service & it allows you to backup photos & videos to access them from anywhere. OneDrive has a "Camera Backup" feature which allows you to upload photos & videos automatically to your OneDrive account. During the initial setup, OneDrive prompts you to turn ON automatic upload. Just turn ON the 'Camera Backup' & backup all your photos & videos to OneDrive account from Android phone. You can also turn ON 'Camera Backup' feature from 'Settings'. Use Wi-Fi network to upload photos in full resolution & good quality. This feature is available for Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later versions.
Backup to Google Drive:
Google Drive is an online photo & video backup service provided by Google. Backing up photos & videos on Google Drive allows you to access them from any smartphone, tablet or computer. Google Drive does not provide you an automatic backup feature. But, you can upload your photos & videos to Google Drive account from your phone. Download the Google Drive app on your phone. Open your photo gallery & select the photos which you want to backup. Tap 'Share' button located on the screen & select Google Drive option to backup photos. You will get a message when the upload process is completed.
Backup to Box:
Box Inc. is a cloud storage & file synchronization service which was founded in 2005. It allows you to backup and sync your photos, videos & documents to access them from anywhere on any device. Box does not provide an automatic backup feature for Android users. But, it allows you to backup Android photos to Box account in few clicks. Firstly, download & install the Box app on your Android phone. Open photo gallery & select the photos which you want to backup. Tap "Share" button and you will see a set of options to upload photos. From the options, tap "Box" icon. Tap "Upload" button. Your photo upload process will start.
Quick Tip to ensure your Photos never go missing
Photos are precious memories and all of us never want to ever lose them to hard disk crashes or missing drives. PicBackMan is the easiest and simplest way to keep your photos safely backed up in one or more online accounts. Simply download PicBackMan (it's free!), register your account, connect to your online store and tell PicBackMan where your photos are - PicBackMan does the rest, automatically. It bulk uploads all photos and keeps looking for new ones and uploads those too. You don't have to ever touch it.