Google’s new ‘Express’ backup feature in the Photos app will let you backup fast on a slow internet connection

Google Photos App on Android is the one perhaps we all use as our default. The app today has received a new feature that enables users to back up photos even with a slow internet connection.

Under the Backup Settings in the Photos App, you will now find a new option called ‘Express’ and this is will now let you back up your photos to Google’s Cloud without any hassle. Google says the backup would be much faster than the previous cases where you had to wait for hours with slow connectivity. The catch here is that the resolution of your photos will automatically get reduced when you tap the Express settings. Just below the ‘Express’ heading, you will find a sub-heading that says, ‘Free fast backup at reduced resolution.’

Moreover, you also now have the option to put a daily data limit to your Backup settings in the app. For example, if you don’t want your Photos App to suck up more than 5MB of your data you can put a daily limit of 5MB. You will be able to select from 5MB, 10MB, 30MB, and unlimited.

The feature is currently rolling out to all users in India and later will hit more countries, Google, however, refused to comment anything about the exact date of availability.

Via: Techdows

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