Photosharing - Using Picasa Web Albums

Your TOAST.net email account includes Photo Sharing brought to you by Picasa Web Albums. Easily store, edit, and email photos and videos from your computer, phone, or tablet to your online album.

PC or Mac:

  1. Sign In to the TOAST.net Start Page.
  2. Click the Photo Sharing icon at the top of the page.
  3. Open Picasa Web Albums.
Simply click the Upload button at the top of the screen to begin uploading your photos and videos to your Picasa album. Note that you can select multiple files at the same time by holding down the CTRL key (Mac users hold down the Apple key). You can adjust privacy and storage settings by clicking the  icon and select Settings.

You are able to store an unlimited amount of photos that measure 2048px or less, or videos less than 15 minutes.

Google+ Users: If you joined Google+, you may be directed to the new Google Photos site. You can simply click "Return to Picasa Web Albums" at the top of the screen to return to the Picasa site.

Android Phones or Tablets:

The ability to copy photos and video to Picasa is built in to your Android-based phone or tablet. Make sure your TOAST.net account is set up on your device (instructions here). Simply tap the  Share icon in your camera or photo gallery app, then choose "Picasa". 

You can also set up "auto-backup" of your photos and videos by installing the Google+ App. Once installed, you should have a "Photos" app available.

Open the Photos app, then choose your backup settings and tap Turn On.

TOAST.net recommends choosing "Over Wi-Fi only" to avoid extra data charges

Now, anytime you take a photo or video, it will automatically sync with your Picasa album.

iPhone or iPad:


You can also set up "auto-backup" of your photos and videos by installing the Google+ AppOnce installed:

Touch   >   gear icon > Camera and Photos > Auto Backup > Toggle On.

     

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