Google is shutting down its album archive, leaving users with no control over their decision. The service served as a valuable platform for preserving chats, videos and photos. But, those who have been using it will now have to leave it and download their data.
“After July 19, 2023, Google Album Archive will no longer be available. Until then, you can use Takeout to download a copy of your Album Archive data. Album Archive allows you to download albums from certain Google products within Album Archive. Allows you to download. Content. However, some content that is only available in the Albums archive will be removed from July 19.
Previously, Google offered a wide range of popular apps, with album collections as the ideal solution for protecting historical data. However, Google is now planning to remove the content available through the album archive due to the service being discontinued, and therefore, it urges users to take immediate action to export and back up their data elsewhere Do it. Do it doing.
Google is notifying users about this news via email, and urging them to explore alternative resources to secure their data. Turning off album storage will affect a wide variety of content, including Hangouts chats, old background images a user has used in Gmail, album comments, and more.
Google is giving users some time to download their data before the service is completely shut down next month. Users can use Google Takeout to obtain a copy of their album collection data, either through a download link or by transferring the content to other cloud services such as Google Drive, Microsoft’s OneDrive, or Dropbox.
Google Photos as well as Google Drive are popular cloud storage platforms for storing all your photos, videos and other data. These apps always ship with every Android device and hence, accessing the data is very easy as all you need to do is log in to your Google account on any Android unit. It’s important to note that Google only gives 15GB of free cloud storage space to every Android user and that’s for services like Photos and Drive. Once the limit is reached, you will need to pay to gain access to more storage space.