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Does Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 For G Suite Back up Google Photos?

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Question

Does Backupify /DattoSaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite back up Google Photos?

Environment

  • Backupify 2.0 for G Suite
  • Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite

Answer

Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite does not back up Google Photos (and videos) by default. As a workaround, you can change Google settings to back up Google Photos data under the Google Drive umbrella, which does get backed up by default.

Procedure

1. Go to drive.google.com, click the gear icon, and choose Settings.

Figure 1: Google Drive screen (click to enlarge)

2. In the Settings window, scroll down and check the box for Automatically put your Google Photos into a folder in My Drive, then click Done.

Figure 2: The Google Drive Settings screen (click to enlarge)

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