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Delete Ipone, Google Photos, and One Drive at the same time.
June 29, 2019
1:59 am
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Richard Stewart Mortimer
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  I have an Iphoe 6s

just watched your video #428 on deleting photos from the device.
When I take a photo on iPhone it also goes on Google Photos and on One Drive.
When I delete a photo on Iphone (trash can method) it deletes it from Google Photos but
not One Drive.
If I delete a photo in Google Photos, it will not delete the photo from One Drive. (even though it says it will delete the photo from all clouds.
It seems that the only way I can get a photo deleted from One Drive is to go into that app and manually delete it.
How can get all 3 to delete at once?
I sure appreciate all your help!

June 29, 2019
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There is no way to automatically delete the OneDrive copy and the Google Photos copy at the same time. Actually, that’s exactly the point of using a separate system like OneDrive as a backup. So many people accidentally delete too much. If they have a backup on OneDrive, they still have their photos.

iCloud is different – because the photo you’re deleting is on the phone, and iCloud’s job is to keep all apple devices in sync – it will delete from iCloud AND any other apple devices. OneDrive has no such purpose – it’s job is to copy all the photos to your Microsoft account and keep them there.

July 25, 2019
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Thanks Chris!

  I’d totally missed the point of the photos not deleting in One Drive at the same time.

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