Trash & Recently saved

The Google Clips app shows you the clips that are stored on your Google Clips camera. When you save a clip, a copy of that clip is downloaded to your mobile device and possibly saved in Google Photos. The copy of the clip that’s stored on your Google Clips camera is moved to Recently saved. Clips in Recently saved are deleted after 7 days.  When you delete a clip, it’s moved to your camera’s Trash without being saved. Clips in the Trash are also deleted after 7 days.

Clips stored in Trash & Recently saved are permanently deleted when:

  • They have been stored in Trash or Recently saved for more than 7 days.
  • Your Google Clips camera requires more space for clip storage.
  • You manually delete clips.
  • You perform a factory reset on your Google Clips camera.

Restore a clip from Trash & Recently saved

You can restore clips from Trash & Recently saved if you want them to be stored on your camera and be visible in the Google Clips home screen again.

  1. From the Google Clips home screen, tap Settingssettings gear iconand then Trash & Recently saved.
  2. Tap Trash or Recently saved.
  3. Tap the menu3 dot menu iconand then Select to start choosing clips you’d like to restore.
    Note: You can also long press (tap and hold for 3 seconds) any clip to start selecting clips.
  4. Tap each of the clips you’d like to restore. A checkmarkCheckmark will appear in the corner of each selected clip.
  5. Tap Restore.

Permanently delete a clip from Trash & Recently saved

  1. From the Google Clips home screen, tap Settingssettings gear iconand then Trash & Recently saved.
  2. Tap Trash or Recently saved.
  3. Tap the menu3 dot menu iconand then Select to start selecting clips you’d like to delete.
    Note: you can also long press (3 second long tap) any clip to start selecting clips.
  4. Tap each of the clips you’d like to delete. A checkmarkCheckmark will appear in the corner of each selected clip.
  5. Tap Delete.

Permanently delete all clips from Trash & Recently saved

  1. From the Google Clips home screen tap Settingssettings gear iconand then Trash & Recently saved.
  2. Tap Trash or Recently saved.
  3. Tap menu3 dot menu iconand then Empty trash or Empty recently saved and then Delete
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