How to delete photos from Google

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Delete images from Google

By searching on Google, did you find an image that violates your copyright or your privacy and want to ask for it to be removed? Here, in detail, are all the options you can consider.

Contact the site manager who published the image


As Google specifies on its official support pages, "most of the images displayed in Google Search reonts come from websites that are not owned by Google. Google cannot remove images from the web because it does not own the sites they are on. published ". Also, even if you delete an image from Google search reonts, it is still agolable on the site that originally published it.


In light of the above, the most effective measure to remove an image from Google searches is to have it deleted directly from the site that originally published it: an operation that can be carried out. by contacting the site manager and formally requesting the deletion of the content.

To contact a site manager, you can use theemail address or phone number present nella sezione Contact of the latter, you can take advantage of his social channels (is. the page Facebook o l'account Twitter of the site) or you can take advantage of the service Whois to find the contact information of the webmaster. If you don't know how to find the site operator's contact information through the Whois service, search whois [site address] on Google and click on the first search reont. The email address for contacting the webmaster should appear in the field Registrant email o Administrative Contact of the page that opened.


After the site manager has accepted your request to remove the image, you can speed up the deletion of the photo from the Google reonts by connecting to the page for reporting obsolete content, by typing the address of the image in the appropriate text field and pressing the button Request removal.

If you don't know how to get the address of the image to delete, view it in the browser, right click on it and select the item Copy the address of the image give the menu check if you press.


Request removal of the image from Google

If the operator of the site on which the image you want to remove from Google is located does not respond and / or does not want to accept your request, you can contact the search engine directly. But be careful, Google only accepts requests related to images that violate the copyright or privacy of users, such as images that contain signatures, bank account numbers, explicit images posted without your consent, and so on.



To request the removal of an image from Google, linked to this web page and put the check mark next to the item Remove the information displayed in Google Search which is located at the bottom. Then indicate if the images you want to remove are present in Google search reonts and on a website o only in Google search reonts: if you chose the first option, explain that you were unable to contact the webmaster or that they did not answer you and continue by selecting an option from a picture tell me (if you want to remove an image of you), a bank account or credit card number (if you want to remove an image that contains your bank details) or an image of your hewritten signature (to request the deletion of an image that contains your signature).

Once you have made your choice, provide the other requested information (if necessary) and fill out the form below with your name, your email address, L 'address of the web page where your data is displayed, L 'URL of the Google search reonts page containing the link to the image to be removed and all other necessary data. Then press the button Send and Google will take care of your report.


If you wish to request the removal of aimage that infringes your copyright, linked to this web page and fill out the form that is proposed to you by entering name, last name, email address, a description of the content that infringes your copyrights and all other required information. Then put a check mark on all items Select to confirm, enter date of signature and signature in the appropriate fields, check the box to prove that you are not a robot and pulsing on pulsating Send to send your report to Google.

If any step is not clear to you and / or you want more details on the removal of copyright-related content in Google, linked to this web page, put the check mark next to the item Google Images And his schermo followed him.

Remove an image of your site from Google

Do you own a website and want to hide an image contained in it from Google reonts? Then connect to the Search Console home page e, if necessary, add your website to it by pressing the button Aggiungi a property.

After completing the site addition procedure, connected to the Search Console page dedicated to removing URLs and presses the button Temporarily hide. Enter, in the box that appears below, the address of the image to be hidden from Google searches and click on the button Continue. Now you have to choose from one of the three agolable options.

  • Temporarily hide the page in search reonts and remove it from the cache - to hide the image from Google search reonts for about 90 days (plus cache copy and snippet of the same).
  • Remove the page from the cache only - to delete the page from the Google cache and from the snippet but not from the page with the search reonts.
  • Temporarily remove the directory - removes the entire site directory from search reonts for about 90 days and also clears cache and snippets.

To conclude, click on your button Send inquiry and Google will accept your request to temporarily remove the image from search reonts and / or caches and snippets. If you need more information on the whole procedure, please conont the Google support page.

Delete images from Google Photos

Your goal is not to delete photos from Google, but to delete the images that you have stored on your account Google Photos? Do you want to disable the automatic synchronization of photos and videos on Google Photos but you don't know how to do it? Then follow the instructions below and you will find all the answers to your problems.

Delete photos from Google Photos

If you want to delete some images that you have uploaded to Google Photos without stopping the automatic synchronization of photos and videos with the service, proceed as follows.

Smartphones and tablets

If you prefer to act as a smartphone or tablet, open the app of Google Photos for Android or iOS, make a long tap on the first image to be deleted (in order to activate the selection mode), put the check mark on the other photos to remove and press the icon of the basket located at the top right. Then respond to the warning that appears on the screen, by tapping on the item Move to the trash And that's it.

At this point, the images removed from Google Photos are in the Trash can of the service, in which they will remain for 60 days before their definitive cancellation. If you want to delete them instantly, tap the ☰ button in Google Photos, select the item Trash can from the menu that appears on the left e, after selecting the images to be permanently deleted, presses on the item Delete which is at the bottom left.

PC

If, on the other he, you prefer to act from a PC, connect to the web version of Google Photos, log in to your Google account (if necessary) and put the check mark next to the thumbnails of the images you want to remove. Then click on the icon basket that appears at the top right and answer Move to the trash notice that is shown on the screen.

Subsequently, if you want to permanently delete the photos without letting them stay in the Trash for 60 days, tap the ☰ button located at the top left, select the item Trash can from the bar that appears on the side, select the photos to be permanently deleted and press the icon basket located at the top right (then confirming the operation).

Disable syncing of photos with Google Photos

Want to turn off automatic syncing of photos and videos with Google Photos? Then take a minute of free time and follow the instructions I am about to give you. I assure you it won't take an extra second!

Smartphones and tablets

If you want to disable automatic syncing of photos and videos on Android or iOS, open the official app of Google Photos, press the ☰ button located at the top left and select the item Settings (Android) ol 'gear icon (iOS) from the menu that appears on the side.

In the screen that opens, go to Backup and synchronization, deactivate the switch for the option Backup and synchronization And that's it!

PC

If you use the official Google Drive client on PC (Google Backup and Synchronization), which also allows you to upload photos to Google Photos, you can disable the automatic synchronization of images and videos with the cloud by going to its preferences and removing the check mark from the item Upload the photos and videos you just added to Google Photos (in the tab My laptop).

Pigia, quindi, on pulsating OK to save the changes and the automatic upload of photos and videos to Google Photos will be stopped. 



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