Updated to 2.1, but now Gallery is showing my Picasa pics! How can I stop this?
I just finished the update to 2.1, and all went well. But when I went to look at my gallery, it downloaded and is showing all of my Picasa pictures! It never did this before, and I can't seem to find a settings menu to make it not do this! I would go ahead and delete the folders it added from Picasa, but before I do this, I want to make sure that it's not going to delete them on my Picasaweb account too.
Did anyone else have this problem? Will deleting the Picasa pics that showed up on my phone make the ones on my online account go away?
Never mind, just found the answer: Similar to syncing for contacts and email, thumbnails of synced photos are transferred wirelessly, so there's no need to plug your phone into your computer. You can add and select the Google accounts associated with the Picasa photos you want to sync with the Gallery in the "Accounts & sync" tab under Settings. Click on an account and mark the checkbox next to "Sync Picasa Web Albums" to automatically pull your online photos into the Gallery.
It still would have been nice if this were an opt-in thing, but at least I can turn it off...
Last edited by karimarie; March 31st, 2010 at 12:35 PM.
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I got the 2.1 update and I have the 3d gallery. But in accounts/sync, I don't have an option for picasa.
I had the same problem. Four Gmail accounts (three with Picaca web albums), but Picasa Sync only showed up on one account and it wasn't the account used to set up my DROID. I had to do a factory reset, then all Picasa web albums finally showed up on the correct accounts. Backed up my apps with Astro, then reinstalled after reset, so it was somewhat painless. Kinda of a pain to do a reset, but it solved the problem.
Is there a way to pick and choose which albums are showing up on the droid? I want to use picasa on the web, but don't want all the pictures on the web to show up on the droid and use up all the space.
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