How to Access Your Picasa Web Account on Your Samsung Galaxy Tablet

By Dan Gookin

Part of your Google account, which most people use on their Samsung Galaxy tablet, includes access to the online photo-sharing website, Picasa web. If you haven’t yet been to the Picasa website, you should check it out.

Configure things by logging into your Google account on that website.

The Picasa web account should be synchronized and configured automatically with your Galaxy tablet. So if you’ve saved pictures on the Picasa website, you can find them on the tablet. If not, follow these steps to ensure that Picasa web is being property synced:

  1. On the Home screen, touch the Apps icon.

  2. Touch the Settings icon.

  3. View the list of installed accounts.

    Touch the General tab and choose the Accounts item from the left side of the screen. If the Settings app doesn’t display a General tab, scroll down the screen until you locate the Accounts area.

  4. Choose Google.

  5. Choose your Google account.

    It’s on the right side of the screen.

  6. Ensure that there’s a check mark by the Sync Picasa web Albums item.

    That’s pretty much it.

Any images you have on Picasa web are automatically copied to your Galaxy tablet from now on.

If you want to share on the Internet with Picasa web the pictures you take with the Camera app, you need to select and share the images.

  • Picasa web albums feature the Picasa web logo on them, as shown in the margin.

  • Images copied from your Picasa web account to the tablet cannot be edited or deleted. You might find other restrictions on the images.

  • The best way to manage Picasa web images is to go to the Picasa website on the Internet.