How To Disable Google Drive’s Photo Back Up on Android?

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Do you know that your mobile device is automatically uploading your photos and videos to the cloud. Google has an alternative service i.e Google Drive which allows you to automatically backup photos and videos from your Android phone. But, if you don't want to backup photos and videos automatically to the cloud, then you can stop it by disabling Photo Back Up feature on Android phone. To learn how to disable Google Drive's Photo Back Up on your Android phone, check out the steps below.

Here are the steps to Disable Google Drive’s Photo Back Up on Android:

  1. Go to https://drive.google.com & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Download Google's official "Photos" app on your Android phone from the Play store & launch it.
  3. Open Google's official "Photos" app on your Android phone.
  4. Tap the "Settings" menu icon.
  5. Select "Settings" option.
  6. Find the "Auto Backup" section.
  7. Tap "Back Up Local Folders" option to stop sending your photos directly to the cloud.
  8. This is how you can disable Google Drive's Photo Back Up on Android phone.

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