Apple Releases iCloud Photos Transfer Tool for Google Users

Apple has released a new service that allows users to transfer iCloud Photos content to Google Photos all automatically, thus making the migration a lot more convenient.

The transfer could take up to seven days, Apple explains, as it needs enough time to make sure it was you the one who initiated the transfer and then to actually move the data. Worth knowing is the photos and videos on Apple’s servers aren’t removed, so you can return to iCloud Photos at a later time.

In other words, Apple just makes a copy of your data and transfers it to Google Photos.

“You can request to transfer a copy of photos and videos you store in iCloud Photos to Google Photos. Transferring photos and videos from iCloud Photos doesn’t remove or alter the content you store with Apple, but sends a copy of your content to the other service,” Apple explains.

“Some data and formats available in iCloud Photos—such as Smart Albums, Live Ph… (read more)

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