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How To Upload Photos to Picasa

Shutterfly, Flickr and Picasa are the best way to upload and share photos online. You will need to sign into your Google Account. Then, you can upload photos to Picasa Web Albums. You can also add or delete photos from those photo albums. However, Picasa is a lot more than that. You can easily find editing photos on Picasa to be a breeze. You can organize photos from External source to your PC via Picasa. For example, you can upload photos to Picasa from your Camera or Mobile phone. To do this, you will not need to be signed into your Google Account. You will not need to have an internet connection.

How To Upload Photos to Picasa from an External Device:

  1. Run the Picasa app by clicking on its shortcut on your PC.
  2. Using a USB cable or wireless connection, connect your device.
    • If you want to upload photos to Picasa from Mobile phone, make sure to Tap ‘Turn on USB storage‘ when it appears.
  3. Click on Import button to start the process.
  4. Then click the Down arrow in the ‘Import from:‘ Menu.
  5. Click the Storage Drive name.
    • It will appear in just one Alphabet letter for e.g. J:
  6. It might take some time depending on the amount and size of your photos.
  7. You can then select the Folder you wish to upload your photos to.
    • Do this by clicking on the Menu from the ‘Import to:‘ area.
    • Select the Folder or Make A New Folder.
    • Remember to name your folder and not let it be named New Folder.
  8. Then type in a Folder Title of your own.
  9. You can then choose what to do to the photos in your device.
    • You can select from the ‘After Copying:‘ Menu.
      • Leave Card Alone
      • Delete only copied photos
      • Delete everything on card
  10. To upload photos to Picasa, click on the Import All button.
  11. The upload will take some time to complete.
  12. Do not switch off your computer or stop the Picasa application.

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After you upload photos to Picasa application, you can share them online. To do so, connect to the internet. Then, you should login to your Google Account. You can refer to Picasa Login article if you are unfamiliar with the login process. You will also find that you can upload photos to Picasa web albums. You can do this from the application or on Picasa Web. Picasa is no longer supported by Google although it functions.

How To Create Picasa Web Albums?

Picasa is photo editing and organizing software. Picasa Web is the online site for Picasa. Basically, you can use Picasa online and offline. In order to upload photos, you have to sign in with a Google Account. Your uploads will eventually shared as Picasa Web Albums. You can then change the privacy of these albums. It will depend on whether you want to make it Private, closed groups or Public. You can also tag people with the Google+ profiles to make your photo sharing experience much better. You could also upload videos if you had wished to. These function has been cancelled somehow.

How To Create Picasa Web Albums:

  1. On the web browser, you should go to https://picasaweb.google.com/The Google Login page for Picasa Web Albums will load.
  2. Type in your full Gmail address – username@gmail.com. Click the Next option or simply hit the Enter key.
  3. Type in your password in the next step.
  4. You can uncheck the box next to Stay signed in text. This will protect your login details from other users.
  5. Once you get logged in the Homepage will display all your previous web albums.
  6. Click on the Upload button and you will get directed to the ‘Upload Photos and Videos‘.
  7. Change the Album name by typing in an Album name in the field provided.
  8. Click the Select photos from your computer button. You should then select the Photos from your PC.
  9. Once you finish uploading, click on the blue Ok on the bottom.
  10. You will have successfully created a new Picasa web album.
  11. You can create more Picasa Web Albums by uploading more images.picasa web albums

To upload Pictures to your web albums from Picasa app, run the application. You should then sign into your Google Account.

  1. Go to File > Add Folder to Picasa..
  2. Your photos from that folder will get synced to Picasa app.
  3. There is a Upload to Google Photos button on the bottom.
  4. Go ahead and click that button.
  5. You should then toggle for Image size or leave it as it is.
  6. You can add an Optional message in the field provided.
  7. Go ahead select the Google+ Circles you wish to share the photos with.
  8. Hence, click on the Upload button.
  9. You will be asked to Confirm your Upload, do so by clicking on the Upload button once again.
  10. It will eventually take some time to upload.

Picasa Web Albums do work but it works without the support from Google. It means that use of your Picasa might not be protected by Google’s interests. So you can use Picasa at your own risk. Your Picasa Web Albums will also appear in the new Google Photos.