Disable Syncing of Picasa Web Albums to Gallery App – Android

I am pretty sure that every Android user has faced this issue ” Syncing of Picasa Web Albums to Gallery App “. This is a most annoying issue I have faced while using Android device. Today I’ll tell you how to Disable Syncing of Picasa Web Albums to Gallery App. 

If you have an Android device running the latest OS then you don’t have to worry about it. This issue is mostly seen on the devices which are still running on Android Jelly Bean or lower. The gallery app lets you view all of your media content on your device. Moreover, you can easily sync your photos from all the social media platforms. But everyone is not keen to sync their photos automatically to all social media including Picasa web albums.

Let’s start the tutorial to Disable Syncing of Picasa Web Albums to Gallery App.

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Disable Syncing of Picasa Web Albums to Gallery App

Disable Syncing of Picasa Web Albums to Gallery App:

Heed the Instructions below in order to get rid of Picasa sign-in request. This method is only for devices running Android Jelly Bean or lower OS.

How to get rid of Picasa Sign-in Request:

Step1: Open Settings on your device.

Step2: Look for Accounts in the Settings.

Step3: Tap on your Google Accounts, then tap on your Gmail account.

Step4: Here you’ll see all the Sync options. Scroll down and look for Picasa.

Step5: Uncheck the button against Picasa. This will stop the auto sync.

Step6: Head back to the settings.

Step7: Tap on Application manager.

Step8: In Application tab, scroll to the left. Select All.

Step9: Scroll down and look for Gallery.

Step10: Tap on Gallery -> Clear Cache.

That’s all. Now when you will open the Gallery you’ll only see the local photos and videos. Now if you want to disable auto sync for Facebook and DropBox. You can do it by repeating the same process, but you have to select Facebook and Dropbox instead of Google Accounts.

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