How Do I Easily Back Up Google Photos Files Onto a Hard Drive?

Episode 1687 (1:04:50)

Rob from Arlington, TX
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Rob uses Google Photos to back up his phone's photos. He wants to get those Google Photos pics onto a hard drive. Leo recommends Google Takeout, which allows users to download data from their Google features (including Photos). It allows users to download in a variety of formats and helps to avoid disaster if they get locked out of their account.