Google Drive is one of the most efficient photo and video backup platforms there is. With the automatic synchronization with your camera roll, it allows you to have a backup of pretty much everything in your camera roll. The problems that can arise are when you’ve deleted it from your camera roll and you’re looking to download it again from Google Drive. Google Drive doesn’t make it very easy to download videos straight to your camera roll but with the right instructions, it’s easy.

Download Videos from Google Drive to Camera Roll

If you haven’t deleted the video to photo from your camera roll, saving it again to your camera roll will require a few more steps. Before you do this, look in your camera roll to see if the video or picture is there because when it’s not there, Google drive makes it very easy to download it straight to your camera roll again. But when it’s already there, downloading it straight to your camera roll again is a longer process.

If the video you’re trying to download has been deleted from your camera roll:

1. Download the Google Drive app from the App store on your iPhone.

2. Launch the Google Drive app and log in using your account information where your data is stored.

3. Find the video or the picture that you want to download straight to your camera roll.

4. Once you’ve found the video, in the bottom left corner, select the share button that’ll bring up more options. it looks like a box with an arrow.

5. If you want to download the video or photo, select save to device and it’ll go straight to your camera roll.

If you already have the video in your camera roll:

1. Download the Google Drive app from the App store on your iPhone.

2. Launch the Google Drive app and log in using your account information where your data is stored.

3. Find the video or the picture that you want to download straight to your camera roll.

4. Once you’ve found the video, in the bottom left corner, select the share button that’ll bring up more options. it looks like a box with an arrow.

5. If you want to download the video, you need to click Share to > Save to Files > Choose the place or folder you want it to be stored > then select Add.

6. Open the file app and hold the video you want to save to your camera roll.

6. After holding the video down, select share then select save video.

Download Videos from Google Drive to iPhone on Computer

1. Go to photos.google.com

2. Select the video or image you wish to download from your Google Drive to your camera roll.

3. In the top right corner of the window, click the Menu icon to access more Actions.

4. From there, tap on the Download to download the videos from Google Drive to your computer. If you downloaded multiple videos, to access them, you need to extract the file by right-clicking on the file, then find the ‘Extract’ option since they’ll download as a zip file.

5. Connect your iPhone to PC using an authentic USB cable.

6. Open iTunes and click on your iPhone on the left.

7. Then click on the Photos option. Make sure to click on the checkbox next to Sync Photos.

8. From the drop-down menu, tap Choose folder.

9. Select the folder you want to download the video to. Click to either sync All folders or Selected folders. Choose to include videos.

10. In the bottom right, click Sync.

11. All the videos you downloaded from Google drive should be transferred to your camera roll now.