How to upload photos to Google Drive on Galaxy S9

Every Google account is entitled to a free 15GB free storage on Google servers and the best way to manage your files is by using Google Drive, which comes pre-installed on your Samsung Galaxy S9. If you have a bunch of photos you want to save in the cloud, then I guess Drive would suffice your need as 15GB can store thousands of images.

You may upload your photos using Drive for safe-keeping. Rest assured they won’t be deleted and you won’t lose them for as long as you have access to your account. So, make sure you have your Google ID and password memorized. Using the app is easy and here’s how you upload your photos to Google Drive form your Galaxy S9…

  1. Swipe the home screen upwards
  2. Tap the Google folder
  3. Tap Drive
  4. Tap a file or folder to open it
  5. To upload a file, tap the + icon
  6. Tap Upload
  7. Tap the Menu icon
  8. Tap the type of file you would like to upload. In this example, we will select Images
  9. Tap the folder the image is in
  10. Tap the file you wish to upload

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Harold Hisona

Harold has been in the tech industry since 2008 when he started out as a tech support for companies like Time Warner, Comcast and Tracfone. He’s been troubleshooting phones when the smartphone industry started booming. During his tenure as a tech support, he’s already been writing for various tech blogs and doing some freelance SEO. In 2012, he joined a small team of bloggers to write for The Droid Guy, and he has been with the company ever since. Today, he doesn’t only write tutorials and troubleshooting pieces but also shoots and edits videos for The Droid Guy channel while trading stocks on the side. Contact me at Email

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