From July, there will be changes to the automatic syncing of these services to make things more straightforward. From then onwards, the photos and videos you add to Google Drive won8217;t automatically appear in Google Photos. At the same time, anything added to the Photos folder in Google Drive won8217;t copy across to Photos.
Google has also made it clear that nothing will be automatically deleted when the change happens. The blog post explains: 8220;Any photos or videos from Drive in Photos that you have uploaded prior to this change will remain in Photos. If you have a 8216;Google Photos8217; folder in Drive, it will remain in Drive, but will no longer update automatically8230;8221;
You will also be able to continue to use the Backup and Sync tool for Windows and Mac and Google notes it8217;s not changing how the quota system works either. Photos uploaded in 8220;High Quality8221; will stay free and won8217;t count against your monthly storage quota.
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