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Google Drive Settings list an option to "Create a Google Photos folder." Checking it proposes to "Automatically put your Google Photos into a folder in My Drive." I want to do this, but whenever I check that box and click Done (or anything else in that Settings pane) it will uncheck itself and the feature does not appear.

How do I enable this feature?

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This may be directly related to the latest Drive/Photos update that up to this day wasn't fully rolled out - https://www.blog.google/products/photos/simplifying-google-photos-and-google-drive/

A recommended course of action is to wait a few more days until the update has been completed.

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You won't be able to check that anymore because Google Drive And Google Photos stopped being in Sync from July 10 2019. That checkbox is just the front-end residue of the old feature which probably will be removed in the upcoming days.

See Google Announcement: https://support.google.com/photos/answer/9316089

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That feature is no longer available, so the checkbox you're trying to use will probably disappear soon.

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