Pros and Cons of Backing up your Android Photos to Google+

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A lost or damaged smartphone is easy to replace only if you've been backing up your photos. Or else those memories are gone forever with your damaged, stolen or lost phone.

Fortunately, there are many ways you can backup your phone photos automatically. It could be on a local hard disk, your online photo sharing account or a cloud account. One of the good method for keeping the contents of your camera roll safe and sound is to back them up on Google Plus. Still it is advisable to create redundant backups to reduce odd chances of loosing your precious digital memories.

Google+ can automatically back up an unlimited number of photos online. Even if you never intend to share them with anyone, Google+ is still a good place to backup photos. Google plus also offers you some of the basic photo editing features like fine-tuning your photos, red-eye reduction and color balance, and create animated gifs out of a quick sequence of images. and if you do not want these features, you can disable them as and when you want.

To set up Google plus to automatically backup your android phone photos, install the Google+ app from the Google Play store. You should see a prompt to set up auto-backups when you first run the app, but you can also manually turn on that feature through Settings > Auto Backup. That's it. Now, when you click a picture on your android smartphone, it will be automatically backed up to Google+

Pros:

  • Unlimited uploads for photos and videos (under 15 minutes long); convenient access from many other devices; helpful auto-enhancements.
Cons:
  • Photos get shrunk to “standard size” of 2048 pixels long—you can upload full-resolution photos, but they count toward your Google Drive storage limit.
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