• Google Photos will no longer back up WhatsApp and Instagram images by default

    9 days ago - By Engadget

    Google Photos will no longer back up images from WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and other messaging and social media services, the service announced. According to a community message, Google is doing it to save resources because “...
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  • Google Photos Is No Longer Backing Up Your Social Media Pictures

    Google Photos Is No Longer Backing Up Your Social Media Pictures

    9 days ago - By Android Headlines

    We reported last week that Google could be preparing to disable auto Google Photos backups for images and videos saved from various messaging and social media apps. The change is officially going into effect now and the same has been posted on the Google Photos community forum .
    Earlier, Google Photos would back up all photos and videos saved on your smartphone by default.
    Those included pictures shot through the device's camera as well as the ones saved from the internet and various messaging and social media apps. You need to manually turn this feature off for Photos to stop uploading...
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  • Leaked Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 firmware confirms deepening relationship with Microsoft

    9 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    Samsung and Microsoft have an increasingly cosy relationship, with Samsung, for example, pre-installing a number of Microsoft Office apps on Samsung smartphones, replacing Samsung photo backup with OneDrive, and hosting the Link with Windows Your Phone app directly in the Settings drop-down shade. Now a leak of the firmware of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch...
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  • Google Photos is temporarily turning off backups from messaging apps to save bandwidth

    Google Photos is temporarily turning off backups from messaging apps to save bandwidth

    9 days ago - By GSMArena

    A Google employee has just confirmed that the Google Photos app will disable automatic backup & syncing of media from messaging apps.
    As many people are sharing much more over messaging apps during much of the world's time-off of work and school amidst COVID-19, Google wishes to save its bandwidth resources that are strained, likely backing up memes, videos, and photos that are shared over messaging apps. It will begin notifying users of the change on the Google Photos app the next time they open the app.
    Due to COVID-19, people are sharing more photos and videos. To save internet...
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