Updated: Sep 22
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Canon cameras now support automatic backup to Google Photos, via the latest image canon app update on Android and iOS. Google and Canon announced that they have added support for Google Photos as a backup option in its image canon app. Canon users will get a month of free membership to Google One with 100GB of cloud storage. The pictures will be saved in their original resolution in the cloud. A Google One subscription is necessary for this feature to work.
You'll need to be on the latest version of the image canon app, which is free to download on Android and iOS and additionally you will need a compatible Canon camera to avail this according to Google’s blog.
Canon launched an image canon app on April 14, 2020. Using the Canon iCloud storage, Canon camera transfers the photos and video over Wi-Fi to the cloud. Canon initially offers 30 days with unlimited storage space. You could use only 10GB for long time storage.
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Google Photos upload Supporting Canon Camera Models
Canon is working to connect every cannon camera with this app, but it is currently supporting limited models. Here is the list of camera models that can connect with the image app to transfer photos over Wi-Fi.
· EOS-R (a, 5, 6, 6D, 70, 77D, 80, 90)
· EOS Rebel (T6, T6i, T6s, T7, T7i, T8i, SL)
· EOS M (5, 6, 6 MARK II, 50, 100, 200)
How to upload Canon camera photos to Google Photos using “image.canon” app?
It has never been easy to capture your pictures with your DSLR and back up to your computer or laptop. Now Google has made it much more comfortable with the launch of an app “image.canon.” It is a software collaboration of Google and the Canon, the world-leading camera products company.
The only limitation to the use of this app is the Google One subscription. With the launch of Google Photos in the image. Canon is offering a 100GB storage with a one-month free trial to Google One drive. After a one-month trial, there is a pricing plan for Google One drive storage. Cost for 100GB is $1.99/month. For 200GB price is $2.99/month, $9.99/ month, and $99.99/year for 2TB, whereas pricing plans for 10TB, 20TB, and 30TB are also available on demand.