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How do you add and/or delete a photo to "My Photos" in Gmail?
When I first set up the Gmail account I moved a photo into
"My Photos" for a background theme.  Now I cannot delete it
from "My Photos"  nor can I add a different photo to "My Photos."

Thanks for any help at all.
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Hi Sgr,

Thanks for posting in the Google Photos Help Community!

Just to make sure that I understand the issue more clearly, could you please elaborate the post in detail so that I'll be able to address the issue with the best possible solution? 

Besides, could you please verify are you referring to "My Photos" option in Gmail? Please share a screenshot of where exactly you see this option in Gmail, so that I can take a look and assist try to assist you further. Make sure to mask your personal information while sharing the screenshot.

Hope to hear back soon!

Regards,
Ricky
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Here are the steps to delete the profile pictures from your Google Account (including Gmail photo):
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Same here, I too cannot add any new photos to "My Photos" in gmail. I don't understand why you google people removed an essential feature of gmail. In case you have trouble understanding what Im saying, pls visit this link : https://www.howtogeek.com/333007/how-to-use-a-custom-background-in-gmail/
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The only way I figured how to do it was to add the photos I wanted to try as a "profile picture," whose dialog box actually has all of the functionality I wish the "Theme" dialog box had, and then to go into the "My Photos" part of the Theme dialog box to select one of my "profile pictures." It's a time-consuming process because each photo is edited when you make it a "profile picture," and it only allows you to crop into a square, but I still found one I liked and then put my profile picture back the way I liked it. 
Still, it is annoying that I now can't figure out how to delete all the random pictures I didn't like the look of from my "profile picture" album. Whatever.
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