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I have an album called "23 Jan 2012", seems like it was empty when google picasa moved their data to google plus photos, and the thing is - there is no "delete" in the menu if I select it on the phone.

And there is no such an album in the google+ photos.

Any ideas?

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There might be a directory by that name, e.g. in the DCIM folder of your SDCard (or one of the other default picture locations). You can check that with a file explorer. –  Izzy Mar 15 '13 at 22:30
    
@Izzy: I did, there is no such :-( All answers I've found refer to deleting it right in Picasa Web, but it's not available anymore –  zerkms Mar 16 '13 at 1:29
    
As the media scanner should re-fill it on its next run: Maybe you simply delete all data from the corresponding apps (via Settings->Apps->Manage Apps)? That should kick it. com.android.providers.media is the one holding the data, which might turn app in apps as "MediaStorage" or similar. –  Izzy Mar 16 '13 at 12:00
    
@Izzy: it kicks it but returns on next sync. I've found an app that solved my issue - see the answer and thanks –  zerkms Mar 16 '13 at 19:48
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Ah! I see: so it was not the local gallery, but Picasa. I couldn't see that as I don't use "the cloud" for all my personal stuff :) Glad the issue solved, and thanks for the answer! –  Izzy Mar 16 '13 at 20:08
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I just solved this issue, after a lot of search

The normal Picasa page takes you to Google + and it does not show the empty folders etc.

you have to use Picasa mobile https://picasaweb.google.com/m

login, and you can delete whatever you want

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Note that after deleting these from picasaweb you still need to use the Refresh option from the menu to re-sync. –  Andrew Lott Jun 3 '13 at 16:21
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There is a tool in the play store that can manage Picasa contents: Perfect Tool for Picasa.

And I could delete the extra directories using it.

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