Google+ app is stopped working, but you can still access your photos and videos at any time by using Google Photos.
When you click 'Control your content', you are in control of the content in your Google account even if you stop using Google products or delete your account. You can make a copy of the content in your account at any time. You can easily create an archive with a copy of your data from Google products.
Here are the steps to Manually Upload Google+ Photos to Google Photos:
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- Point your browser of choice to https://myaccount.google.com/?pli=1.
- Click "Control your content" located under "Personal info & privacy" tab.
- Click "Create archive" button located under "Copy or move your content".
- Click "Select none" button.
- Click check-mark located next to the "Google+" located in the list.
- Click "Next" button.
- Select the archive file type (such as .zip) and the delivery method that is convenient for you.
- It will take a time to create an archive.
- Once you have done, download the folder on your desktop and extract it.
- Go to your browser and point it to http://photos.google.com.
- Click and drag the extracted folder of photos and videos to the Google Photos page on your browser.
- This is how you can manually upload Google+ photos to Google Photos.
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