No. There is no way to force Google Photos to upload in the background i.e because of iOS limitations. Google Photos app for iOS stop working in background in few minutes. But, simply make sure that the Refresh feature is enabled for Google Photos app on iOS device. Also, enable the auto-sync feature when you are on Wi-Fi network and your iPhone is plugged in.
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