If you have turned on Back up and Sync, photos and videos you delete will stay in your trash for 60 days before they are deleted forever. Learn how to turn on Back up and Sync.
Tip: To move all your photos to a different account, share your photo library with that account.
Before you delete photos & videos
Items you delete from Google Photos are also removed from:
Items you delete are not automatically removed from:
- Local storage when the files are downloaded on to iOS and Android 11 and up devices