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

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Google Photos is one of the best applications that exist today since it has very great functions , such as the one that allows you to enable facial recognition in Google, however, that's not why there are no 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 your phone), you must have noticed that when you delete a photo inside it, the photo is also deleted on any device connected to your Google account , which may turn out to be a problem for many, but it has a solution.



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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 on how to delete photos in Google Photos without deleting them from my mobile or PC, is purely for mobile, since in reality Google Photos does not have a desktop application.

If this is clear to you, it's time to get started. There is only one way to delete photos from the Google platform without touching those on your mobile, which is to create a folder using a third-party program (file manager).

That's right, because unfortunately once Google Photos is activated on your mobile, it syncs with the photos you take with the camera (likewise, any new photos are synced too), so if you want to delete a file from the site, you are also forced to do it from your mobile.



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

The steps you need to follow to do this are as follows: number one, search and download the file manager from the AppStore, once you have it open and inside it create a completely blank folder with nothing.

Next, go to the folder named "Internal memory" (it's right there in the main menu), then go up "DCIM" and finally on "Camera".

Final steps for a peaceful unfolding

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

So that when you are done you can continue to investigate more things about this application, such as: How to share a photo album and complete 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 the "Move" button, located in the ribbon at the bottom.


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

In case the photos continue to appear in the Google web version, you need to manually delete them from there (it won't affect the mobile ones), and that's it.


With all 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 achieve your goal of ending the yoke imposed by Google Photos. And when you are done, don't forget to go through another guide that complements your knowledge , for example: How to hide my private photos in Google Photos?

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