Open the Google Plus app, go to settings and disable "instant-upload".
Please note if you enabled it:
Each photo you take will be uploaded to Google Plus' staging area but not be shared immediately. It's just for convenience so that you don't have to grab your phone if you want to share some past pictures you took with your mobile. You will be able to to ...
The official Google+ app requires Android 2.1 or newer, and as the market share for 1.6 and older is now vanishingly small, and getting smaller by the day (at time of writing the combined market share of 1.5 + 1.6 is 3.6%) it's unlikely to be modified to work on older OSs. Similarly unless there's a dev who's also stuck on 1.6 himself and desperate to use ...
From the Google+ app, select Settings -> Instant Upload and press the Upload all item, it will just upload any photos that haven't already been uploaded.
As noted in the comments, you can also share individual photos in your album via Google+.
Update: How to do it in the new Google Photos Android app:
Open Google Photos.
Go to Settings on the left panel.
Click on Backup & Sync.
Scroll down a bit.
Click on Choose folders to back up...
Activate or deactivate each folder by clicking the switch.
From: Back up photos & videos automatically
Turn on or off for individual folders
With the latest update to Google+ something changed in the Photos app. To ensure you are deleting the right pictures take the following steps:
Go into the Photos app
Click on the top left corner for the side menu
Scroll down to Folders and click on it
You will be presented with the different folders on your phone. Delete everything from there and check ...
Google Plus is not shipped typically as an standalone app but a part of the bundle named Google Apps (GAPPS).
The core of the GAPPS package is the famous app named Google Play Services which is accessible directly by the user in the form of Google Settings.
That said, an OEM isn't allowed to ship Google Plus or any part of GAPPS package, without the ...
That is actually not true. As of yesterday you can. Here are the instructions.
Make sure you have updated to the newest version of the G+ app. You should have version 184.108.40.206969 that came out yesterday.
From there you need to go to messenger and find the person you want to hangout with and send them a message. Once you send them a message you will see ...
Open the Photos application on Android. It can be found in the Main application list.
The three dots in the upper right corner -> Settings
Choose Auto Backup.
Under Auto backup, under the third section Backup Settings choose Back up all.
Make sure that your connection settings permit you the backup - you must be using a WiFi connection if under Back up ...
Version 1.0.7 is significantly larger than previous versions. Even after moving to the SD card I'm showing 14.5MB taking up system storage. That'll account for your 2MB reduction in space.
Google generally hasn't allowed for their apps to be moved to the SD card, presumably so they can be sure widgets will work or other performance considerations. However, ...
The default Android external SD file structure
You should have a default structure used by Media Scanner to collect data present on your system, that gets stored on a database, allowing it to keep track of all the media content present on the device:
Music/ - Media scanner classifies all media found here as user music.
Podcasts/ - Media scanner ...
Tap the post you want to share
Open the overflow menu (three vertical dots)
You'll receive a message: "Post link copied to clipboard."
You can now paste that link to whatever sharing mechanism you'd like
Not the same as using the Android Share function, but, again, Google+ is not alone in doing this. I don't know when this function was added to ...
What is get my phone from local production?
Since you mentioned about custom system are you referring to a modded ROM like Cyanogenmod, Paranoid Android etc?
You have custom recovery in place? If so, grab the latest Google Apps from here appropriately for Android 4.0.4 aka ICS, more than likely, this version of gapps.
Reboot into Recovery, select:
The mobile web version of the Google+ can be accessed from the browser. It provides all the basic features, although since it's just a web app there is no integration with the OS (no notification, etc).
Size? 0 kb.
Obvious: It syncs Google+ notifications if you have a Google+ account. For example, comments on one of your posts (depending on your notification settings).
Not as obvious: You need the Google+ app for it to work.
Google Talk syncs to your Gmail account. This offers free instant messaging to all your Google contacts that you have invited to “talk” with. You can use the services within the Gmail web page, or download Google Talk and install it on your computer or smart phone.
Google+ Messenger, originally called “Huddle”, is a sub service to Google+.
The big ...
I just did a test and got it to work. Thanks to Trebor Rude for the clue.
You need to save your Camera Zoom FX photos to the same place as the default camera. You'll end up with the untouched photo as well as the photo with the applied effects in your Instant Upload on Google+.
To change where Camera Zoom FX saves its photos...
Choose Settings | All ...
If the stolen device is wiped, then your phone will disconnect from your Google account and you will not be able to locate it. It will stay as an entry on Android Device Manager, but you will not be able to locate or access it in any way.
If you believe your phone has been stolen, you should contact your carrier immediately as they have your IMEI on record ...
Open up Play Games and click on your avatar in the header.
Click the Pencil icon in the top right hand corner of the app.
You should then be able to enter a new 'Gamer ID' to replace 'HighLemon4719'. You can also change the avatar image that is displayed too.
You have 2 main options:
1) Use web based Google+ through your browser
2) OR, root your phone and put a custom ROM that has android v2.1 or higher.
If you are willing to do the latter, then google around or search here on
find your device in the master list, and try to find root and rom instructions there. Chances are, if ...
Google+ Messenger does require the Background data checkbox to receive messages/updates while it's not the active app. However your messages should be sent instantly since the app would be active then.
Are you experiencing delays with other messengers using background data as well? e.g. WhatsApp
A good discussion about background data, sync etc can be read ...
I'm not a big "Cloud fan" (au contraire, I'm avoiding it wherever possible), so my suggested approach is a little different – though it should work with the cloud as well:
For a comparable task, I'm using FolderSync. It supports a load of protocols (FTP, FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV, Samba/Windows Shares) and even Cloud services (OneDrive, Copy.com, Dropbox, Dump ...
Ok I think I cracked the problem. To perform one way backups from your android to the cloud:
Go to settings->accounts
Click on your gmail address(google account)
Un-click everything you do not want synced (2 way- to cloud and
Then Open the Photos app
Touch the menu button or icon and select Settings.
Touch Auto Backup and switch the toggle On.
Edit your Google Account information:
Sign in to My Account. In the "Personal info & privacy" section,
select Your personal info.
Choose the information you want to edit and follow the onscreen instructions.
If you're talking about when your phone uploads to Google+ automatically using the built-in Instant Upload, then you can just switch that off in the Google+ notifications. In fact I think that you must have switched that on at some point because I'm sure it was off by default for me.
Open the Google+ app, press Menu, select Settings, press Notification ...
I think Google+ profile pictures have to be chosen by the people themselves. Your Google contacts are private to you while their profile picture on their public profile is public.
In their profile information you will see private contact data as well, but it's explicitly mentioned and are additional.
I don't think their is a way to do so because it just ...