Cause too many photos saved on your Android, the phone storage is out of space. Or the precious pictures on your phone lost unexpectedly due to mistakenly deleting or formatting. In these cases, it is wise to backup Android photos periodically for safe-keeping. How to backup photos on Android? This post introduces three simple ways to guide you through the backup. Read on to learn how.
Method 1: Backup Pictures from Android Manually
1.Connect your Android phone to the computer via USB cable.
2.On your computer, you can see your Android phone listed as removable drive.
3.Open this removable drive and find the folder “DCIM” > “Camera”.
4.Copy the photos you want to backup, then paste and save them on any folder of your computer.
Note: If you cannot find your photos, try searching your Android phone by using *.png or *.jpg in the search field. After backup, you can choose delete the photos in the “DCIM” folder to free up phone storage space.
Method 2: Backup Photos on Android through Google+ App
Download the Google+ app from the Google Play Store. When you are signing in for the first time it will ask if you want to automatically backup Android photos. You can enable it right here. If you haven’t already done that, follow the steps below:
1.On your Android phone, navigate to Google+ app and open it.
2.Tap the “Menu” button in the top right corner and select “Settings”.
3.On the next screen, select “Auto Backup” at the top of the screen.
4.Now flip the switch in the top right from “Off” to “On”.
5.Go to Google+ and visit “Photos” page to see all your auto uploaded photos.
Note: You can adjust the auto backup settings, like photo resolution, when photos should be uploaded, which folders to backup, and more. Besides, make sure photos only upload over Wi-Fi, which is found in the “Backup Settings” section.
Method 3: Backup Android Photos with Jihosoft Android Manager
Jihosoft Android Manager is a powerful tool to fully transfer and backup photos from any Android devices to computer without limitation. It works well with all popular Android handsets like Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5/S6, Note 2/3/4, HTC One M9/M8/M7, LG G4/G3/G2, Sony Xperia Z3/Z2/Z, Moto X/G/E, and more.
1.Download, install and run this Android Photo Backup program on your computer.
2.Enable USB debugging on your Android and connect it to the computer with USB cable.
3.Once the phone is successfully detected, Tap the “Backup Your Phone” option on the left panel.
4.Select “Photos” form the listed data types, then click “Backup Now” and set the backup destination.
5.Photos on your Android will be quickly transferred to the computer. You will get a prompt message when the backup is completed.
Note: Jihosoft Android Photo Backup allows you to view your Android photos in your computer’s web browser. Besides Android picture backup, you can transfer videos, music, contacts, messages, call logs, and apps from Android to computer for backup.