I have an old Samsung Galaxy Victory running Android 4.1.2 that I want to let my son use for specific things only (camera, calculator, clock, etc.). As such I have been disabling everything I can on it that will not be needed, and am using a lock program on everything else.
However, for some odd reason, the Gallery app is filled with pics that I sent via Hangouts a long time ago. They were never on this phone to begin with, and the phone has been wiped. I even made sure that I did not login with my Google acct before apps like Google+ and Hangouts were disabled. Still, these pics appear and they do not have an option to disable. They all appear in the gallery as Hangouts followed by the names of the people that were in the conversation.
Is there anyway to remove these and keep them off? I hooked the phone up to my computer and located/deleted the cached pics (they were all sans extension). Removing those kept you from browsing them in the albums (temporarily) but all the albums were still there, and eventually they came back. I have also gone through all the apps I can think of in the Application Manager and cleared the data and cache, but the pics still remain (or immediately return).