How To Disable Google Drive's Photo Backup On Android?

There are many people who do not want Google Drive to automatically backup their Android photos and videos. Following is the step by step process to make sure your photos and videos are not getting backed up automatically to Google Drive when using an Android phone or a tablet.

  1. Open the 'Photos' App.
  2. Go to settings and open the 'auto-backup' section.
  3. Untick the "Back Up Local Folders". Doing so will stop sending your photos directly to Google Drive account.
  4. If you want to delete the photos al,ready stored in the cloud account, you can delete them individually. Just select the ones you want to delete and press delete button and they are gone forever.

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