How to backup photo folder from computer to Google Drive?

Google Drive is Google's cloud storage & synchronization service which allows you to backup and sync your photos, videos, important files and documents to cloud storage & access them from anywhere. Google Drive offers a built-in office suite feature, where you can edit spreadsheets, word documents and presentations. Google Drive allow users to "Drag-and-drop" files & folders directly from your computer to your Google Drive account.

Google Drive is one of the best places to backup your Photos. It offers 5 GB free storage for new users & goes as high as 30 TB for $299.99 per month.

Following are the steps to backup photo folder to Google Drive:

There are 3 ways to upload the photo folder.

1) Drag-and-drop folder.

2) Upload folders to Google Drive (using Chrome).

3) Upload folders to Google Drive (in a browser other than Chrome).

1) Go to https://drive.google.com & sign in to your account. Simply drag and drop your photo folder from your computer to Google Drive. You can upload folders directly into a folder or sub-folder in your Google Drive.

2) Upload folders to Google Drive (using Chrome):

- Go to https://drive.google.com & sign in to your account.

- Click "Upload" button.

- Select "Folder" option to upload.

- Once you are done with your upload, you can click the link to open the uploaded folder in Google Drive.

3) Upload folders to Google Drive (in a browser other than Chrome):

Here you will need to enable folder upload in these browsers each time you visit your Google Drive.

- Enable Java in your browser.

- Confirm that Java is enabled by visiting the Java test page.

- Install the Java applet: Click "Upload" button in Google Drive and install the Java Applet. A security dialog box will open asking if you want to allow an applet to run. Install this applet.

- Go to https://drive.google.com & sign in to your account.

- Click "Upload" button.

- Select "Folder" to upload.

- Once you are done with your upload, you can click the link to open the uploaded folder in Google Drive.

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