Cannot delete photos albums

Discussion in 'OS X El Capitan (10.11)' started by newcoyote, May 22, 2016.

  1. newcoyote macrumors newbie

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    Mar 25, 2015
    #1
    Hi. I have OS X 10.1.3 with the Photos app 1.3 I want to delete two albums that were generated "Bursts" and "selfies". I deleted all the photos from the main library but when I select the albums tab, the photos I want gone are still there. Nothing I do gets rid of them. They are tattooed in the app. I have tried right clicking on a selected album and there is no option to delete. I have tried going to image in the menu bar. At the bottom of that drop down menu I see "delete album" but it is greyed out. Select album and hitting the delete key, nothing. How do I get rid of these albums and photos. They HAVE to go completely and permanently. In fact I want to wipe the entire app 100%. Please help.
     
  2. Superspeed500 macrumors regular

    Superspeed500

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    Jul 25, 2013
    #2
    Remember that you need to use Fn + Backspace to trash photos in the Photos app. Then you need to empty the trash bin in the app.
     

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