How to make Picasa photo preview possible on Gmail?


There are certain circumstances in which users are unable to view the preview of the photos in Gmail even after clicking the Picasa link as well as clicking the ‘Display Images below’. This topic mainly deals with the procedure that has to be followed for making Picasa photo preview possible on Gmail.

How to make Picasa photo preview possible on Gmail?


Picasa is one of the popular photo viewers that are developed by Google. Picasa comes with a lot of user-friendly functionalities and features. Some of the major functions of Picasa Photo-viewer include

Uploading as well as sharing of the users photos on Google+

  • Users can also attach their Google+ friends and can share their pictures

  • It also gives the users ability to transform their photos with 24 new effects

  • Side by side editing is also possible from now on by making use of Picasa 3.9

  • Users can download the software to their corresponding Windows XP/Vista/7 operating system

  • Users can also share their photos to the Google+ circles

  • Users can also upload as well as share their name tags on Google+

    Picasa 3.9 is the latest version of the Picasa that is available for download.

    The below mentioned steps has to be followed for enabling Picasa Photo Preview in Gmail.

    Users will have to first login to their Gmail account with their login credentials

  • Users are then advised to click on the Settings button after successfully logging in to their Gmail account

    Now the users can see a range of options inside the Settings page, from the options provided users are advised to click on the ‘Labs’ option


    Now the users can either look for the previews from the search bar or else

  • The users can access the Picasa previews in Mail tab

  • Besides the option, users can see a Disable as well as Enable option

  • Users are advised to click on the ‘Enable’ option

    Finally users will have to scroll down and they will have to select on the ‘Save Changes’ option

  • From now on the users will be able to view the preview of the photos in the link on their Gmail account by clicking on the ‘Display Images below’ on any mail having some Picasa link

    It has to be noted that users will be only able to view the preview of the Picasa links that are received by the user after enabling the ‘Picasa Preview’ in their Gmail account.

    This is how users can enable Picasa Photo Preview in their Gmail account.

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