How to delete and restore photos in your mobile device
The screenshots in the attached album are from a Nexus 5 running Lollipop.
Before deleting any images, do a test: Delete one photo to see you're doing it correctly.
For this it'd be good to have access to a computer / browser to check the https://plus.google.com/photos/search/%23AutoBackup
that the image is still there.
You can access your "Photos" either from the Google+ app or your Photos app.
✪ Navigate to Photos, then to "On Device" / Camera.
✪ Long press a photo or tap the 3 dots for "Select.
✪ Select the photos you wish to delete by tapping them in the middle.
✪ After you've chosen the ones you wish to delete, tap the trash can icon top right.
The photos are deleted from your phone.Still showing? Go to the Android Settings > Application Manager > All > Gallery > Clear Data.
See the screenshots below for more detailed instructions.Deleting local and online copies of photos in the Google+ Photos app
If you want to delete photos entirely from Google+ on your phone and on Google’s servers, in the Google+ app, go to All photos.
Find the first photo you want to delete under "All" and long press the first to select it, then select any others.
Touch the bin icon at the top right to delete from your phone and online.Missing photos from the Auto backup?
If your photos are not at the following locations then they are no longer on your Google+ account (if they were backed up at all?)https://plus.google.com/photos/yourphotoshttps://plus.google.com/photos/trashRestoring Photos in the Google+ Photos app:
You can recover photos that were backed up to Google+ and deleted less than 60 days ago.
In the Photos app on the phone, touch the Photo symbol at the top left to bring up the menu, then go to Bin (you may need to scroll down).
Find the image(s) you want to restore, then long press on it. A menu bar will appear; the sideways u shaped arrow next to the bin will restore the photo.
When this menu is up, you can select more photos and restore them. This will restore the photo to your phone and your backups or albums.Restoring Auto-backup photos to your phone
One may want to have more space in the mobile device and delete images "From Device" / Camera.
In case you’ve deleted photos from your phone but want to restore them from your Google+ account back to the phone, you will need to use your desktop or laptop.
First you need to download the photos:
On your computer, hover over the Home button, and from the menu that appears, go to Photos.
Click in the search bar and select Auto-backup.
Select the first image by clicking on the checkmark on the top left of the image. You can then scroll down to the last image, hold down shift, and click the checkmark on that one to select all the photos in between.
Once you’re in selection mode, with a blue bar above the photos, you can individually select and deselect other photos.
Once you have all the photos you want to restore selected, then click on More in the blue bar, and then choose Download.
You can download photos with or without the Auto Enhance:https://plus.google.com/+JaanaNyström/posts/KNLTc8UjzbwNote that you can only download a maximum of 500 pictures at a time.
When the photos have been downloaded, just transfer them to your Camera folder on your phone via USB.
- Please consult your phone manufacturer’s help documentation to see how that is done.
You can also use Google Takeout to download all of your photos: http://bit.ly/1GRAjrv
- but this will download everything, not just the Auto-backup photos.How to recover photos on your SD card after deletion
See this article for help:https://plus.google.com/103006385532664768608/posts/YAJmMpC3CVhLearn more about Google and your photos
I have written a couple of Photos tutorials for Google+, I hope they are of use to you:http://www.gplusexpertise.com/2014/05/google-photo-albums.htmlhttp://www.gplusexpertise.com/2013/06/google-and-your-photos.html
They're a bit long but take a quick look and then go back for bite sized chunks.
More about Photos from Google+:https://support.google.com/plus/?hl=en#topic=3049663 #Googleplus #Photos #Jaanatip #Delete #Mobile #AutoBackup