Hands-On Android

Dec 3rd 2020

Hands-On Android 41

Create Your Own Photo Cloud Storage

Hosted by Jason Howell
How to Set Up Your Own Plex Server for Photos
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Category: Help & How To

With the recent announcement that Google Photos is changing in 2021 to limit free uploads indefinitely, many smartphone users are now examining alternative options for their memories. Jason Howell walks through the process of downloading all of those photos and videos from Google and moving them to a Plex server that you control.

  • Using Google Takeout to download photos and videos.
  • Moving and unzipping the media to an external drive.
  • Preparing Plex to look at the media library.
  • Setting Plex to automatically upload new media.

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