Thank you very much, I'll give it a shot :)
On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 9:16 PM, Sarah Rainsberger <
> I've found the same problem as a user of Android apps (Picasa Tool/Tool
> for Google Photos; PicsPro etc). These apps can't access *shared* albums,
> but they can access regular new albums created in Google Photos. So as a
> user (not a developer), my workaround has been to ALWAYS create a new album
> (not shared album) and THEN adjust the sharing features to share with
> people. My apps have no problem seeing these albums, even though the
> sharing preferences have been altered since they were first created.
> I'm not sure whether this helps you in your situation, but I have noticed
> that as long as I create a new album NOT as a shared album, but rather,
> create it then share later, the older apps designed for Picasa still see
> them fine. I have had no luck, however, with an album that was created
> specifically as a shared album to begin with. My apps just don't see these
> albums. (So, I've actually created an entire second, duplicated album
> specifically so these apps can see an album identical to the album I
> Again, I'm not a developer, but maybe letting you know what I've noticed
> as a user of apps might help you going forward.
> On Wednesday, 12 October 2016 11:27:36 UTC+2, Ido Ran wrote:
>> I have an app that uses PicasaWebAPI to retrieve a list of pictures from
>> an album.
>> I know there is a move to Google Photos but there is no public API (that
>> I know of) so I'm still using Picasa Web API.
>> The problem is that for new albums that I share via the Photos UI I can't
>> access then with the user that I've shared with using the access_token url
>> parameter any more.
>> When I do a GET for https://picasaweb.google.c
>> om/data/feed/api/user/222/albumid/333?access_token=THE_TOKEN I'm getting
>> "No album found." as response with http status of 404 (the userID and
>> albumID changed of course).
>> How can I access a shared album photos via API?
>> Thank you,
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