Google+ is becoming popular day by day and many people believe that it can give some serious competition to Facebook. Many people even migrated from Facebook to Google + but the main issue is importing your data from Facebook. Earlier we posted a guide on how you can import your entire contacts list from Facebook to Google+. But there are some other things on Facebook as well which people want to import from Facebook such as Photos, videos and other shared posts.
Right now, there two methods which can be used to import Facebook photos to Google+. You can either manually download your Facebook data and then add to Google Plus or use Google Chrome extension Move Your Photos. As you know that the photos on Google+ are hosted on Picasa service with unlimited storage, you can use this handy extension to transfer your photos to Picasa and then add them to your circles.
Method 1 for Importing Facebook Photos to Google+
Just follow some simple steps below and you will be able to import your Facebook Photos easily.
Step 1. Login to your Facebook account and go to Account Setings > Download Your Information.
Step 2. Now, click on the download button and it will start processing your request. Once you click on the download button, it will show you a notification that the processing may take time depending on the data in your facebook account.
Step 3. Wait for the confirmation email regarding your request which contains download link to your data. Click on the link in the email and verify using your Facebook password.
Step 4. Once the file is downloaded, unzip it and locate the folder named “Photos”.
Step 5. Now, just login to your Google+ account and upload the photos.
Method 2 for Importing Facebook Photos to Google+
Step 1. Go to Google Chrome Extension gallery and install Move Your Photos.
Step 2. After the extension is installed, a small icon will appear right next to your address bar.
Step 3. Click on the icon and login with your facebook credentials. It will show you the number of albums in your account and will ask whether you want to delete the album and move it to Picasa. Cllick Cancel if you want to keep the album in your Facebook profile as well.
Step 4. Once the processing is complete, you will see all your uploaded albums on Facebook. Just click on the upload button. But before uploading, make sure you are logged in to your Picasa acccount.
Step 5. The uploading time depends on the number of albums you want to upload. Once its finished, you will receive a notification and you are done. All you have to do now is login to your Google+ account and start adding photos to your circles.
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