How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC

Do you want to know how to transfer photos from Google Drive to PC? If yes, then here in this article we have shared a complete guide to transfer photos from drive to PC.

By Alexis Hay | Posted: Jul. 16, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 18, 2018
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Google Drive was developed by Google to create a sync between your devices and Google storage. It is basically a storage service that stores files on the Google server. You can store photos, videos, documents, or any files on the Google Drive. Generally, Google Drive is a viable option for us to sync and back up photos across diverse devices.

When you are eager to transfer photos from a Google Drive account back to your desktop or your external hard drive, how can you make it?  On this occasion, to solve all your problems, we are going to discuss 3 methods on how to transfer pictures from Google Drive to PC simply.

Method 1. Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via Google Drive Website

Step 1 Open the Google Drive website and log in using your Gmail ID and password.

Step 2Select the photo which you want to transfer to your PC > Right click on the photo > Select the download option and it will start the download process.

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via Google Drive Website - Step 2

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via Google Drive Website – Step 2

Step 3You can find the photos in the default download folder of your PC after finishing to transfer pictures from Google Drive to PC.

Method 2. Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via Backup and Sync from Google Drive

The Backup and Sync is the web app of Google Drive for the personal user to simply synchronize the photo files present on the Google Drive to PC and vice versa. You can transfer photos from Google Drive to PC by following the step as:

Step 1Download and install Google Drive Backup and Sync on your PC.

Step 2In the welcome page, select the folder or everything to transfer from Google Drive to PC. (You can also find this page in  References.) > Click on Start button to launch the app and then wait for your PC to be synced with the Drive.

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via Backup and Sync - Step 2

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via Backup and Sync – Step 2

Step 3After the sync is complete, all the photos and other files will be in the Google Drive folder on your PC.

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via Backup and Sync - Step 3

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via Backup and Sync – Step 3

Method 3. Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via AnyTrans for Cloud

Other than the two methods we introduced, is there any simpler and quicker way to transfer pictures from Google Drive to PC?  Well, you should give a try to this: AnyTrans for Cloud. As an efficient and secure cloud manager, it can assist you to transfer pictures from multiple cloud drives to PC/Mac at once with these features:

  1. Migrate all your photos at once from Google Drive to PC in a speedy way. You can preview and transfer all your files in one click.
  2. Absolute safe and secure for your data. AnyTrans for Cloud protects the transfer process with the most unbreakable security technologies.
  3. Aside from transferring photos from Google Drive to PC/Mac, AnyTrans for Cloud allows you to directly transfer files between two clouds like Dropbox, OneDrive, iCloud, etc.

You can sign up for AnyTrans for Cloud now, then have a try to transfer pictures from Google Drive to PC simply and easily with it.

Step 1Install and launch  AnyTrans for Cloud on your PC > Log in your AnyTrans for Cloud account.

Step 2 Click the “+” on the sidebar > Choose Google Drive > Authorize AnyTrans to help you transfer photos from Google Drive to PC.

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via AnyTrans for Cloud - Step 2

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via AnyTrans for Cloud – Step 2

Step 3 Select the photos or folders > Click on download to directly transfer your photos from Google Drive to PC.

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via AnyTrans for Cloud - Step 3

How to Transfer Pictures from Google Drive to PC via AnyTrans for Cloud – Step 3

The Bottom Line

In this article, we have shared the process on how to transfer pictures from Google Drive to PC in 3 methods. All of the above-explained methods are effective and easy. As you can see, AnyTrans for Cloud is a powerful cloud manager that is capable to help you easily sync up the files and transfer photos, videos, and other files from PC to Drive and vice versa. Sign up for free now and give a try!

Alexis Hay

Member of iMobie team, a great lover of iDevices. Always enjoy helping to solve all kinds of iOS and Android problems.

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