Manually Back Up All Selected Photos from the Photos Application on HTC One M8

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to manually back up all files from the selected folders in the Photos application on an HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on top of the phone.
    Once the phone has been activated we will see the lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, swipe the screen up.
    Once the phone has been unlocked we will see the home screen, and at the bottom we will see 5 icons. We now need to open the application folder.
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    We can do that by tapping the icon in the middle, at the bottom of the screen.
    There is a grid of white dots. This is the icon for the applications folder.
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    Now that the folder has been opened, we need to find and tap the Photos icon.
    It is an icon of a shape made up of different colors, and underneath, it says the word "Photos". Your photos application may be in a different location, so look for the icon in your folder. We now need to find the settings menu.
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    We can find the settings menu by pressing down on the 3 horizontal lines in the top left-hand corner of the screen.
    It will open up a menu.
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    We want to tap on "Settings", which will open the settings menu.
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    We want to press down on the first option, "Backup & sync".
    This function must be turned on to make changes to this menu.
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    We must be able to see the word "On" at the top, and the switch must be turquoise.
    If it's gray, press down on it, and it will become turquoise.
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    Let's scroll down until we get to the "Back up all" option.
    Underneath, it says "Back up all photos & videos now (if connection settings allow). This allows us to manually back up all of our photos and videos, depending on which folders we have selected. We can find a tutorial on how to select the folders to back up, so please search for that if you need to. What it will do is back up the folders that are selected. Press down on this option and it will back up all of our folders. It doesn't look like it does anything, but it does back up all of our folders.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to manually back up all files from selected folders in the photos application on the HTC One M8.
    If you have any questions or comments about this video, or about the process that you have seen in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we will answer them for you. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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