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Some time back I was asked by the PHOTOS app to move photos to my account. When I confirmed the same I have found to my dismay that they have been removed from my albums in gallery. Now how do I retrieve those photos back to my albums

  • Please provide more info. Which phone? Android version? Which photos/gallery app? – SSS Jul 30 '19 at 19:20
  • Sign into the google account that they were synced under initially when they were on the phone, or go to photos.google.com and sign in there to manage them. – Jonathan Bunn Jul 31 '19 at 7:18
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Verify the photos are on your google account by going to https://photos.google.com. (sign in if needed) then verify they are there.

If they are then:

Go to accounts and sync. add account. allow 5 minutes to sync in background. open accounts and sync and sync now by hitting menu or 3 lines/dots and hitting sync. Update/install google photos app and then open it. change account under the google photos app to correct account if needed. See if photos are there, if not, after checking wait 3 minutes and check again.

Another option is too use the website to download all the photos to your sdcard by clicking on the "photos" section and then hitting the 3 dot menu in top right and hit "select photos", select the ones you want, then 3 dot menu again and hit download photos.

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