1. gmaister22's Avatar

    I backed up my photos that are stored on my SD Card to Google Photos. Somehow, i ended up having some duplicated pictures on google photos only. When i try to delete one of the dupes on Google Photos, i get this message: "Can't Delete 1 item. Photos doesn't have access to delete items on your SD Card. Go to the Gallery app to continue deleting".

    From what i understand, this is trying to delete the original photo that is stored on my SD Card, i don't want this. I want to delete the duplicate one on Google Photos. I clicked the trash icon on the bottom right. What's wrong with Google Photos? I can delete the dupes from online, but not from the app ... this is so frustrating.

    Why are those dupes created? Why when i tap to delete them from google photos its trying to delete them from my device?

    Any possible solutions? I checked the permissions on Settings -> Applications -> Photos and they are all enabled...
    08-28-2016 07:27 PM
  2. gmaister22's Avatar
    08-29-2016 08:08 AM
  3. chanchan05's Avatar
    Try accessing Google Photos on a PC. Other than that I can't help. I stopped using Google Photos a while ago because of weird stuff like this. Used Dropbox, and now OneDrive for photos.
    08-29-2016 08:37 AM
  4. gmaister22's Avatar
    This is so weird looks like a bug?
    08-29-2016 10:37 AM
  5. Alanhd's Avatar
    I had the same issue, it was showing a strange file path for one set of photos, I was unsure if it was because I was using google photos and one drive together.

    I ended up backing up all the photos to my laptop and deleting all from google photos and my phone and basically starting again, fingers crossed its not happened again.
    08-29-2016 11:21 AM
  6. gmaister22's Avatar
    Mine's path looks fine. Looks like I'll just use onedrive, even though I hate it because of huge thumbnail icons on the app, makes it super hard to browse
    08-29-2016 11:25 AM

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