How To Unsync Google Photos

Google Photos is a fantastic platform that allows us to sync, store and share our precious memories. However, there might be situations when you’d want to unsync your photos, such as when you are running low on storage or when you prefer to keep your images strictly on your device. This blog post presents a comprehensive guide on how to unsync Google Photos from your devices effectively.

Unsyncing Google Photos from Android Devices

Follow these simple steps to stop syncing Google Photos on your Android device.

  1. Start by opening the Google Photos app on your Android device.
  2. Tap on the profile icon located at the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Select Photos settings from the menu that pops up.
  4. Click on Backup & Sync.
  5. Toggle off the button next to Backup & Sync.

Unsyncing Google Photos from iOS Devices

If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, follow these steps to unsync Google Photos.

  1. Open the Google Photos app on your iOS device.
  2. Tap on your account profile photo or initial located at the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Select Photos settings.
  4. Tap on Backup & Sync.
  5. Turn off the Backup & Sync switch.

Unsyncing Google Photos from a Computer

To stop syncing Google Photos from your computer, follow these instructions.

  1. Visit the Google Photos website.
  2. Click on the settings icon (shaped like a cog) found at the top-right corner of the webpage.
  3. In the Settings menu, click on Backup and Sync.
  4. Click on the switch next to Backup and Sync to turn it off.

By following these quick and simple guidelines, you can easily unsync Google Photos from your Android, iOS, and desktop devices. Remember, unsyncing your Google Photos will not delete your already backed-up photos unless you manually delete them. If you wish to free up some storage, you might want to consider deleting unwanted photos from your Google Photos cloud storage.

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