How to Share Photos from Google Drive with others?

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Google Drive is Google's cloud storage & synchronization service. Google Drive offers 5GB of free storage space to backup photos, videos, files & important documents. You can upgrade your free 5GB account to a paid monthly subscription plan for more storage space. Google Drive offers 100GB space for $1.99/month, 1TB space for $9.99/month, 10TB space for $99.99, 20TB space for $199.99 and 30TB space for $299.99/month.

Following are the steps to Share Photos from Google Drive Cloud Storage with others:


  1. Go to https://drive.google.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Once you have signed into your account, click "My Drive" button located at the left side of the window.
  3. You will see all your photos & videos.
  4. Click the checkbox(es) next to the photos that you wish to share.
  5. Click "More" button located at the top of the window.
  6. Select "Share" option from the dropdown menu.
  7. Click "Share" option.
  8. A "Sharing settings" window opens up.
  9. You will see the link to share. Change the settings to "who can access".
  10. Enter names or email addresses to invite people.
  11. Click "Send" button.
  12. Click "Done" button.
  13. Your photos link will now be shared with your friends.

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

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Kip Roof testimonial Kip Roofgoogle photos flickr
PicBackMan does exactly what it's supposed to. It's quick and efficient. It runs unobtrusively in the background and has done an excellent job of uploading more than 300GB of photos to 2 different services. After having lost a lot of personal memories to a hard drive crash, it's nice to know that my photos are safe in 2 different places.
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I pointed PicBackMan at a directory structure, and next time I looked - all the photos had uploaded! Pretty cool. I use SmugMug and while I really like it, the process of creating directories in is pretty laborious when you need to make 80+ at a time. This was a breeze. Thank you!
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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.
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