How to Delete Photos in Google Photos without Deleting them from my Mobile or PC? – Google Photos (Example)


Google Photos is one of the best applications that exist today, since this it has very cool functions, like the one that allows you to enable facial recognition in Google, however this is not without problems, and with that in mind today you will see How to delete photos in Google Photos without deleting them from my mobile?

And, if you have used this Google platform (which comes by default on the phone), you must have noticed that when you delete a photo within it, the photo is also deleted on every device linked to your Google account, which can be a problem for many, but has a solution.

How to delete photos in Google Photos without deleting them from my mobile or PC?

Now, to get straight to the point, the first thing to make clear is that the process that will be explained to you about how to delete photos in Google Photos without deleting them from my mobile or PC, is purely for mobile phones, since really Google Photos does not have a desktop application.

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If that has been clear to you, then it is time to start. There is only one way to delete photos from the Google platform without touching those on your mobile, and that is by creating a folder using a third-party program (file manager).

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This is so, because unfortunately once Google Photos is activated on your mobile, it is synchronized with the photos you take with the camera (in the same way, any new photo is also synchronized), so If you want to delete a file from the site, you are also forced to do it from your mobile.

But by using a file manager, such as file manager, you can create an alternate folder that somehow fools Google, and lets you delete the photos while keeping them on the device.

The steps you must follow to do that are the following: number one, search and download the file manager from the PlayStore or AppStore, once you have it open it and within it create a completely virgin folder with nothing.

Next, go to the folder named «Internal storage» (it’s right there in the main menu), then go to «DCIM», and finally in «Camera».

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With the above, each time we are closer to learning how to delete photos in Google Photos without deleting them from my mobile, so to finish it is time to show you the simple removal process.

So that when you finish you can go on to investigate more about this application, such as: How to share a complete photo album and Google Photos videos?

Now, with the previous step you should have stayed in the camera folder, there select all the photos you want to delete and click on the «Move» button, which is on the ribbon below.

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Then navigate to the folder that you created previously, and there paste all the copied files, with this action all the files in the Google Photos camera folder of your mobile will be immediately deleted, so you open your goal.

In the event that the photos continue to appear in the web version of Google, then you must delete them from there manually (It will not affect the mobile phone), and that’s it.

With everything read, it can be said that you know how to delete photos in Google Photos without deleting them from my mobile, so you are free to go and meet your goal of ending the yoke imposed by Google Photos. And when you’re done with it do not forget to stop by another guide that complements your knowledge, such as: How to hide my private photos in Google Photos?

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