From Google Account Help:
Delete your Gmail service
If you don't want your Gmail address and emails anymore, you can remove them from your Google Account. Deleting them won't delete your entire Google Account.
If you use Gmail through your work, school, or other group, contact your administrator.
Before deleting your Gmail ...
Remove the Gmail service from your Google Account. In order to be able to do this you will need an email address that is not used as the primary or alternative email address of another Google Account. For step by step instructions please read the official help article:
Delete your Gmail service
Can I re-create deleted Gmail accounts?
Need to ...
I hope this answer is what you are looking for and not too simplistic. When you are in the home screen of Google Photos, make sure you are clicked on Photos and not Albums. In the search box type in the name of the place you want to view all your past photos. For instance if you type in New York it should bring up all your photos that were taken in New York ...
The URL slug is your best bet I think. They are a (private) permalink to any given photo as far as I can tell and URLs are easy to use in a Chrome extension.
The "proper" unique ID is the media item id returned by the Google Photos API, however there is no way to get the media item id from the URL. Vice versa, the API gives you the URL given the media item ...
As mentioned by 23W, the long URL you get by copying the image URL of any given photo in Google Photos while logged in to your Google account is "secret" and may be short lived and stop working after a few days.
The trick is to copy the image URL while in an incognito window:
Add the photo to a shared album if you haven't yet (if it's already in a shared ...
I did it!
Shift dates for photos in albums. Act on the remaining photos as desired. Shift the dates back again.
Open your albums one by one. For each album:
Select every photo (click first photo and SHIFT + Click the last photo)
Click kebab menu (three dots)
Select Edit Date and Time
Shift dates and times
Change the century to 10xx: If the latest photo ...
I did it the dumb way, a complete flush of my Google Photos library. But I want to share my notes of some annoying details in the Google Photos app.
To be safe, one should keep an extra backup copy around.
Delete all the relevant photos from Google Photos (for me, this was Dec - Feb 2019). You can do this by opening Google Photos on your computer, zooming ...
As you found out there is "no way to delete former addresses."
Google need to have some address for any buys to go through.
Google keep former addresses -I guess- as a proof just in case there are future issues with your past orders.
As an alternative you could Change or delete a payments profile by going to Permanently end your Google Pay service