Say goodbye to free Google Photos backups in June 2021

Google Photos has offered unlimited free photo and video backups at ‘high quality’ ever since it launched in 2015. But as Google today, starting next summer that will all change.

Google is ending its free ‘high quality’ uploads 
The new Google Photos policy comes into effect June 1, 2021. All backups after that date count towards the 15GB of free Google One storage that customers are offered, regardless of the upload quality.

Google hasn’t given a specific reason for the change, but it likely has something to do with wanting more customers to sign up to Google One and the costs …
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