How to Backup Photos from Android to Picasa using 'Email Upload'?

Picasa is photo editing software developed by Google to manage digital photos & videos. Picasa has a 'Email Upload' feature & it allows you to upload photos to Picasa web albums from your Android phone. This feature is mainly useful for mobile phone users. First you need to visit the settings page & check mark 'Allow me to upload photos by email'. Picasa will create a secret email address for your account. By using this secret email address, you can upload photos to Picasa web albums with a simple steps. You can attach up to 20MB of photos in JPG, GIF and PNG formats.

Here are the steps to Backup Photos from Android to Picasa Web using 'Email Upload':


  1. Go to https://picasaweb.google.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Click "Gear icon" located at the top right corner of the window.
  3. Select "Settings" option.
  4. Click "General" tab.
  5. In the "Upload photos by email" section, select the "Allow me to upload photos by email".
  6. Enter a "secret word". The secret word must be 6-15 letters/digits long.
  7. As soon as you enter this word, you will get an email address.
  8. Click "Save changes" button.
  9. Open your Android phone's email address book & enter your Picasa web's email address as a contact.
  10. To email upload your photos, just attach them to an email message and send it to the newly-created address.
  11. All your photos will now be backed up to Picasa web.

You can install PicBackMan's Picasa uploader for Mac from the website and start backing up photos and videos.

Your photo backup assistant

PicBackMan is a free photo/video uploader that helps you to keep your memories backed up to your favorite online services.

Users in 130+ countries have backed up.

Kip Roof

   ... an excellent job of uploading more then 300GB of photos to 2 different services

Alen Serafino testimonial I have a large collection of photos and videos to upload on some of my storage account and I was looking for an application that can do it all automatically, and that it did especially well. I found a definitive answer to my needs thanks to this amazing program and that it is constantly improving whith new fantastic features. - Alen Serafino
Gavin Whitham testimonial PicBackMan was really easy to setup and has been running for 3 days now backing up all my locally saved photos to Flickr. My photos are really valuable to me so it's great to be able to have them easily backed up to a secure location. - Gavin Whitham
Dave testimonial PicBackMan was an answer to many a prayer. How can I get this MASSIVE collection of photos onto a service that cripples uploading? PicBackMan. I uploaded approximately 85,000 photos in less than a month. It would have taken me close to a year to get all of those photos where they needed to go. Nothing short of brilliant. - Dave
Julia Alyea Farella testimonial LOVE this program! Works better than ANY other program out there that I have found to upload thousands of pictures WITH SUB-FOLDERS to SmugMug! Thank you so much for what you do! :) #happycustomer - Julia Alyea Farella
Your pictures are scattered. PicBackMan brings order to your digital memories. ...
PicBackMan automates the process of uploading pictures to multiple photo storage sites.
Top rated photo backup application. PicBackMan cnetdownload rating
It's easy, convenient and can handle thousands of pictures at once.