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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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?

Open Gallery. Then tap the three dots in the upper right corner. Go to Delete and select it. A new screen appears with boxes for you to put a check mark in. Those will then be deleted when you tap the trashcan at the top of the screen.

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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
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    Tap on "Apps". Tap on "Settings", "Accounts and Sync", and "Google" Uncheck "Sync Picasa Web Albums".
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    Press the home button
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    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
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    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 the 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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In your app drawer, go to My Files. If you created a folder then it will be located in there and you can delete it.

Unable to delete photos from my S4 since using Dropbox?

Now I have installed Dropbox as backup, I do not have the option of deleting my pics

Remove the Sync from Dropbox. Otherwise, choose a cloud storage like Google Photos. This app has a function that will delete photos from your Gallery once you sync it with Google Photos.

I don't have the trash can icon to delete images from my Galaxy S5 note; I need help finding that and deleting pics?

Delete images from my Galaxy S5 note; I need help finding that and deleting pics. I have tried: I can't find the trash icon to delete. I think it was caused by: Not sure; was able to delete prior

Tap the three dots in the upper right corner. If you just want to delete one image, select the image directly from the Gallery and options will appear. One of them is a trashcan. This is the delete function.

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

Can't delete some photos from S5 phone appear to have lock mark on them on the 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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Turn Sync off for Google + or another app like Picassa. Then go into Applications Manager and clear the cache of the Gallery app. These items should now be able to be deleted. The lock is usually from Google or Picassa on a Samsung device.

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How do I remove photos from my wallpaper choices? Details are below?

I removed some photos from my gallery that I once used as wallpapers. However, they are still in the wallpaper choices. How do I remove those? These are photos of a man that I once dated & I would like to permanently remove them. This situation is different from the article because I'm trying to remove photos from wallpaper choices & not from the Gallery. I have tried: I've looked on the internet to find a solution & have not located a solution. Does someone on this site know of a why to accomplish this? I think it was caused by: I don't know what caused this problem. I just want these photos removed.

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You did not mention what OS version you have on your phone, however, some have the option of long pressing on the image in the Wallpaper section to delete it. If you do not have this then check My Files if you have a Samsung to delete from there. It will be saved to the SD card. If you still can't remove and hate the thought of him on your device, backup other photos, contacts, and then hard reset the device.

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I just downloaded pics to my computer, I want to free up space on the pic memory card can you help walk me through?

I just downloaded pics to my computer, I want to clear pics from the memory card can you walk me through steps. hello. can you help remove pics from my Samsung memory card

You would go to Gallery and delete from there. If you created folders then they would be in My Files under SD card options. The steps for deleting multiple photos are listed in the VisiHow article on this page.

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When I go to Gallery and want to delete a picture, I can only delete a picture that doesn't have the "Chrome" symbol?

How do I delete the photo with the "Chrome" symbol. You cover deleting pictures which don't have the "Chrome" symbol. If you try to delete one it says "Unsupported file"

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I can't delete photos from one of my albums I press the three dots and all that comes up are download?

Your Question:. . I can't delete photos. Question Details:. I go to photos and press the three dots and all that comes up are download slideshow set as setting no where to delete.I was able to delete some up on this album it won't let me. When pressing the three dots in the corner of one album al l that comes up is download, slideshow, set as, and setting, no delete

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