Many people are complaining and searching about how to delete Picasa photos from their android or galaxy mobile phone. So here I am going to show you the exactly and easy way to delete Picasa photos from your mobile phone.
Even I noticed various picture galleries with a Picasa icon in my Samsung galaxy S4 that can’t be deleted on device. But I instantly found a solution to delete Picasa photo albums permanently from gallery.
First you must know why you facing this issue?
By default Google syncs all those pictures that you’ve published on Google+ or shared your friends on Hangouts, however it is certainly easy to remove Picasa photos albums from gallery by fixing your sync settings.
So, This issue occurs when your Gmail account is the only that you apply as your primary address on your Android mobile phone or tablet as well as used on Google+ , generally syncing the pictures you upload there to your device .
Read The Below Steps To Delete Photos From Mobile Gallery Albums?
Step 1: Un-tick your Picasa Web Album Sync from Account.
The initially you’ll have to do is:
–Go to “Settings” in your android mobile phones
— Click on the “Accounts” Option and then click on the “Google” account.
— Click on your Mail Address and Deselect all the option:
For example “Sync Picasa Web albums = uncheck
“Sync Google+ Uploads = uncheck
“Sync Google+ uploads = uncheck
Deselect all the option to Remove Picasa or hangout photos from android or Samsung photo gallery
Remember that disabling the synchronization won’t impact Google+ Quick Upload for pictures, and also it won’t remove your Picasa photos from the Server permanent. This steps is only helps you to stop showing your Picasa album in your mobile phone gallery. But in this article I also provided solution about how to delete Picasa photos from mobile permanently. Just follow line by line steps.
Step 2: Clear Gallery Data or Cache
When Picasa has finished sync to your mobile phone, then new albums will not be shown in the Gallery anymore. But the albums that has previously been synchronized are actually there. That’s why you must need clear the Gallery data to delete your Picasa photos from gallery.
Follow these steps to Clear Gallery Data
— Go to Mobile “Settings”
— Find “Applications Manager” and Click on it
— After that you will see application in a categories such as “downloaded” “SD card” “Running” but you should click on “All Application”
— Scroll Down your screen and Find “Gallery” and Click on it.
— Click on “Clear Data” and Click on OK. This will clear your previous hangout sync photos that was stored in phone gallery.
Step 3: Let allow your Gallery to refresh previous data
So finally, you’re basically completed. All you need to do is open the Gallery and See the changes. It will 99.9 guaranteed fixed. If it is still not fixed then
— Open Photos Gallery
— Click on option Button and Click on “Content to Display”
— Tick only the “Content in Device” and “Deselect others option” click on OK
and Check your gallery to see the changes..
Above solution is about – How to Delete Picasa Photos from phone Gallery Album. But it was a temporary solution.
As you fixed your issue and you might be feel happy, but above solution is just a temporary. The Picasa photos are still saved in your google account. It’s just temporary hide. It’s still not deleted from google hangout server. When you again signing your google (Gmail id) in another cellphone or after data factory reset then again you will see hangout Picasa photo gallery in your album.
So if you want to Delete Picasa hangout photos permanently from gallery then you should follow below steps.
— Click on this Picasa Web Albums
— Signing with your Gmail id that you entered in your android mobile phone
— Click on the Picasa web photo or albums that you want to delete permanent.
— Click on the “Action” and “Delete”.
— to see the changes in gallery then –> Go to setting –> Application Manager –> Gallery –> Clear Data.
This article helps to delete Picasa photos permanently from your account. this solution covered all android and Samsung cellphone such as :- Samsung galaxy s4, Samsung galaxy s5, Samsung galaxy s3, Galaxy note 1, 2, 3, 4, and other android tablets phone.
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