How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive

If you do not know the process of how to transfer photos from Laptop to Google Drive, then read the below article, we have discussed the best ways to upload pictures from laptop to Google Drive.

By iMobie | Posted: Jul. 27, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2018
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The Google Drive is a free storage service that comes along with your Google account. It is one of the best collaboration tools. As a both secure and convenient cloud storage that can be used for saving photos and accessing them at any time and place, Google Drive can be considered as one of the best cloud storage for photos with 15 GB free storage. In order to help you get the correct way on how to transfer photos from laptop to Google Drive, we will show you three possible ways in this article.

Method 1. Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via Google Drive Website

Step 1To begin this way, open the Google drive website on the browser > Sing in with your Google account.

Step 2Click on the “New” button which is on the top-left side > Select “File Upload” in the drop-down list.

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via Google Drive Website – Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via Google Drive Website – Step 2

Step 3Select the desired picture that you want to transfer to Google Drive > Click on the “Open”, then the transferring process will be started.

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via Google Drive Website – Step 3

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via Google Drive Website – Step 3

You can also use drag and drop to transfer photos from laptop to Google Drive by following the step below:

Step 4Login to your Google Drive account > Resize your browser window appropriately > Open the folder window that contains your photos in your laptop.

Step 5Select the photos from your laptop > Drag the photos and drop them at the Google Drive webpage > Then the transferring process will be started.

Method 2. Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via Google Drive App

Step 1Download and install the desktop app of Google Drive “Backup and Sync”.

Step 2In the welcome page, click “choose folder” in step 2 > You can create a new folder that contains the photos you would like to transfer to Google Drive > Choose the folder and click Select Folder > Then the folder that contains your photos would be continually backed up to Google Drive.

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via Backup and Sync – Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via Backup and Sync – Step 2

Step 3Click Next to finish the settings in welcome page > Then the transferring process will be started and it will take a few minutes to transfer all the files in the selected folder to your Google Drive.

If you just intend to transfer certain photos from laptop to Google Drive for one time, you can follow the step below to give a try:

Step 4Open the “Google Drive” folder on your laptop > Select your pictures from your computer and copy it, then simply paste it into the Google Drive folder.

Method 3. Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via AnyTrans for Cloud

Besides the two ways we mentioned before, is there any good ways on how to transfer photos from laptop to Google Drive without the troublesome and miscellaneous operation? Fortunately, there is still a wonderful tool that can give you a one-stop solution – AnyTrans for Cloud. It is a powerful cloud manager that enables you to transfer photos from laptop to Google Drive easily and speedily. Keep reading to know more about this software:

  1. Transfer photos from laptop to Google Drive at a fast speed. You can preview the photos and transfer them to your Google Drive in one click.
  2. Manage files in all your cloud accounts in one tool. By using AnyTrans for Cloud, all your cloud accounts in different cloud storage services like Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, iCloud Drive can be easily managed.
  3. Sync files across two different cloud accounts. Without the need to open two cloud applications at the same time, AnyTrans for Cloud supports transferring files directly between two different cloud accounts of same or different cloud brands.

Click here to sign up for the free tool – AnyTrans for Cloud, and follow the steps below to get the good method on how to transfer photos from laptop to Google Drive.

Step 1 Install and launch AnyTrans for Cloud on your laptop > Login to your AnyTrans for Cloud account.

Step 2 Click the plus “+” button > Choose Google Drive > Give your authorization to let AnyTrans for Cloud help you to transfer photos from laptop to Google Drive.

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via AnyTrans for Cloud – Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via AnyTrans for Cloud – Step 2

Step 3 Click on the upload button in the menu > Select the desired photos > Click Open to start the transfer.

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via AnyTrans for Cloud – Step 3

How to Transfer Photos from Laptop to Google Drive via AnyTrans for Cloud – Step 3

The Bottom Line

As you can see in this guide, the above-mentioned three methods can meet your different needs on how to transfer photos from laptop to Google Drive. Once you have tried, you would find out that AnyTrans for Cloud is a great tool to help you transfer and sync files between cloud accounts. Now why not sign up for AnyTrans for Cloud and give it a try!

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.

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