How Do You Back Up Your Smartphone Photos?

How Do You Back Up Your Smartphone Photos?

If you own a high-end phone, there’s a good chance you use it to take regular happy snaps. The photographic capabilities of smartphone have exploded in recent years, with image quality often exceeding that of compact cameras. The one caveat is that most models rely on inbuilt flash memory, which makes backing up your photos a hassle. What method do you use?

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Last week, Seagate released its 1TB Wireless Plus mobile storage hard drive, which includes the ability to save photos and videos wirelessly to the drive through the Seagate Media app, which is available for Android and iOS devices. While this is an elegant solution, the product carries a price tag of $249, which might be out of some people’s budget.

We’re interested to hear how you back up your smartphone photos as a safeguard against theft, loss or damage. Do you rely on a cloud storage service like Photobucket? Do you manually transfer files to your desktop? Or do you just let the photos accumulate on your phone and hope for the best? Let us know in the comments section below.


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