From the last few months, Facebook has been revamping and expanding its platform and services. In the same move, the social media giant is rolling out its photo transfer tool in the United States and Canada.
As its name suggests, Facebook’s photo transfer tool allows users to transfer their Facebook photos and videos directly to other platforms or services. Currently, this tool allows user to transfer their photos to Google Photos.
The company announced this feature in December last year as part of the Data Transfer Project. Since then, the company has been working on expanding its reach to more users globally.
The company informed the users about this expansion via an update to the original blog about the photo transfer tool. It states that the company is expanding the availability of the photo transfer tool to the United States and Canada.
To access this tool, follow these given steps:
Step 1: Open the Facebook Settings page
Step 2: Click on Your Facebook Information, and then select Transfer a Copy of Your Photos and Videos.
You will be prompted to enter your Facebook password
Step 3: Next, Choose Destination from the drop-down.
As of now, the only option available is Google Photos.
Step 4: Choose what you want to transfer and click Next.
Your Photos will be transferred to your Google Photos account after authentication from Google.
With this expansion, Facebook’s Photos Transfer Tool is now available to countries in the European Union, United Kingdom, United States, Canada more countries in Latin America, South East Asia, and Africa.
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