How to upload photos to Google Drive on Pixel 3

Uploading photos to Google Drive on your Google Pixel 3 is the same as when you’re uploading on other devices since Drive has the same interface across all mobile platforms, which is easy to use and understand. If it’s the first time you’re using it, then you’ve come to the right place I will guide you on how to upload or make a backup of your photos to Google Drive.

Once your files or photos are uploaded, you will be able to access them anywhere as long as you can successfully log into your Google account. You will have 15GB of free cloud storage and if you’re just gonna use it for you photos, well, you can store thousands of shots in there. The thing about it is that Drive is connected to the account you’re using with your Pixel 3 so you don’t have to sign up to be able to use it. In fact, all you need to do is tap the icon from the app drawer and you’ll be able to use it immediately.

If you’re one of the owners of the Pixel 3 and are a bit confused on how to use Drive, continue reading as this article may be able to help you one way or another. In this guide, I will give you a couple of procedures on how to upload your photos to Google’s servers.

How to upload photo to Google Drive on Pixel 3 without sharing

  1. Launch Google Drive from your home screen or from the app drawer.
  2. Once the app opens, you can immediately see your uploaded files as well as the folders you created.
  3. To upload your photos, touch the Plus (+) icon on the lower-right corner.
  4. Now, tap the Upload icon.
  5. Navigate to the folder where your photos are saved.
  6. If you want to upload just one image, tap on it but if you want to upload more than one, tap and hold the image until a check mark appears on the left and then just tap on the images you want to upload.
  7. Tap Open on the upper-right corner.
  8. Wait until the upload is complete.

How to save photo to Google Drive from Pixel 3 using the Share option

  1. Find the document on your phone that you’d like to upload to Google Drive.
  2. Tap the share button. It’ll usually look like a left-pointing triangle, with a dot at each point.
  3. Tap Save to Drive.
  4. Tap Allow if prompted to allow Google Drive access to your files.
  5. Add a title to the document if you’d like or change/create the name of the folder where it would be located and tap Save in the bottom right corner of your screen.

The upload may take just a second or two depending on your connection as the size of the file. Once uploaded, you may open Google Drive right from the app drawer and if you didn’t change the default directory, the file can be found on the main directory called ‘My Drive’ otherwise, it would be in the folder you created.

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