Delete Multiple Photos from the Photo Gallery on Samsung Galaxy S5

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Steps

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    To start with, press the lock screen button and enter a pin or swipe pattern to access your phone.
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    Tap "Gallery" to open up the gallery where all of your images are located.
    For this demonstration, we are going to use "Screenshots".
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    Tap the "Screenshots" icon to access the photos in the folder.
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    To delete images, you can tap an image, which will bring up a small menu at the top of the screen.
    Press the trashcan icon to delete the image. Confirm that you want to delete the image at the prompt.
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    Return to the gallery and select another folder with photos you want to delete.
    Tap the icon with three vertical dots at the top-right of the screen and select "Delete".
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    Tap the images you want to delete and a check mark will appear in the image.
    Alternatively, you can tap the small circle in each image to view a larger version, and you can check or un-check the delete option from there.
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    Click "Done" in the upper-right corner of the screen.
    Tap "Delete" or "Cancel" when the confirmation window pops up.
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    To exit the application, tap the "back" button at the top-left of the screen, and press the Home button.
    Tap the recent applications button on the bottom-right corner of the phone and swipe the open application to close it. Now we're back to the home screen.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to delete multiple images from the gallery on your Samsung Galaxy S5.
    Thank you for choosing VisiHow and have a great day. If you have questions or comments, please let us know in the comment section below; otherwise, we look forward to hearing back from you on some of our other videos or elsewhere on the site.
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Questions and Answers

How to delete multiple photos synchronized from Facebook into a Galaxy S5 please?

Can't delete pictures from Galaxy S5 that were synchronized from Facebook

You can either hide or delete them.

To hide the photographs, tap on Gallery. Press the menu button. Select the "Content to display" option. Uncheck "Facebook".

To delete the pictures, uninstall the Facebook application from your phone by tapping on "Settings", "Application Manager", "Facebook", and "Uninstall". Press the home button. Then, tap on "Settings", "Application Manager", "All", "Gallery", and "Clear Data".

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Just switched to the S5 from the S3 and trying to delete multiple photos from my gallery?

When I check the boxes in gallery view, I see no option to delete. I am told only that I have x number of photos checked?

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I would like to delete multiple photos from Samsung Galaxy 5 but the device says it cannot do that?

I would like to delete all the photos from a Galaxy S5. The device says it cannot do that.. I have tried: Went through the delete procedures as they came up.. I think it was caused by: There is a Picasa symbol on the pictures

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    Press the home button.
    Tap on "Apps". Tap on "Settings", "Accounts and Sync", and "Google" Uncheck "Sync Picasa Web Albums".
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    Press the home button.
    Tap on "Apps". Tap on "Settings", "Application manager", and "ALL". Tap on "Gallery" and tap "Clear Data".
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    You can also press the home button.
    Tap on "Apps". Tap on "Gallery". Tap on the three dots at the top of the screen. Tap on "Content to display" and uncheck "Content in Picasa".
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Trying to delete a picture folder from my Samsung Galaxy S 2, I think it is?

I am trying to delete picture folder from phone.. I have tried: Pressing on folder but opens up the picture and then selecting but nothing comes up but share. I think it was caused by: I don't know, unless it can't be done

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Can't delete some photos that appear to be locked, have mark right hand corner?

Can't delete some photos from S5 phone appear to have lock mark on them on right hand corner. I have tried: Tried to delete. I think it was caused by: Appears photos have lock mark on them bottom left hand corner

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