Currently, the Auto backup setting is not available using a computer or mobile web browser. But, if you want to backup photos on your computer, then you can use 'Google Drive for your Mac/PC' by turning it ON. If you use 'Google Drive for your Mac/PC', then you should not use Google+ Auto Backup for desktop.
Google has two features to automatically backup photos i.e. 'Google Drive sync for your Mac or PC' and 'Auto Backup for Desktop'. If you use these two features together, then you might be taking up unnecessary space on your computer. To help prevent this, exclude the Google Photos folder from your syncing preferences in Google Drive for your Mac or PC:
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