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How To Disable / Remove Google Photos From Android Gallery

How To Disable / Remove Google Photos From Android Gallery

by Abhishek VoheraJanuary 19, 2014

Some time Android Default Gallery create lots of problems and disturbance for the Android user. The Android gallery index each and every photos and albums from both storage card as well as the phone memory. Some time you are left out with sync Google photos by default and the next moment you open your gallery, it is loaded with abundant of Google photos. Thus some users need to remove Google photos from android gallery.

This Google Photos make your android gallery loaded with lots of unnecessary albums and pics and makes it difficult for you to find the important picture when you are in need of it.

Many of the Android users doesn’t want to sync this Google Photos into their android Gallery. If the user delete the images from gallery that may lead to deletion of images from the could too. So it is must to safely disable or remove the Google cloud photos from your android gallery.

How To Disable / Remove Google Photos From Your Android Gallery

  • Go to settings –> Account —> Google
  • Then disable “Google Photos” and “Picasa Web Albums”.
  • Search for “Gallery” in your Application manager (In Settings only).
  • Tap “Clear Data.”
  • Open the Gallery.


So we are done with steps and now the question is Do you prefer to have the Google Photos album in your smartphone gallery and make your Android gallery loaded with lots of unnecessary albums and pics OR just follow this steps and make your gallery simpler and easy to use and find the images.

If you face the similar problem such as getting Dropbox or Picasa images into your android gallery than must read this article : HOW TO REMOVE PICASA AND DROPBOX ALBUM FROM ANDROID GALLERY

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Abhishek Vohera
Abhishek Vohera is the Founder and Chief Editor at Above Android. He is from Mumbai, India. Abhishek is a Software Engineer at Multi-National Company by profession and Blogger and SEO expert by passion. He is crazy about Android and a true Google Fan Boy.
  • MohammadWasiullah

    If i clear Data, will my old existing data will clear ?