"Gallery" is Android's default photo and video viewing and management app. Please only use this tag if your question is specific to the Gallery app.

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Storing pictures on an external storage media

So, I'm new to Android but I came to the conclusion that on 4.2.2, the Camera app doesn't exist as such and is actually part of the Gallery app package. Now my problem is it isn't possible to change ...
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Where are the gallery settings?

I'm using the default Gallery app (1.1.40001) on Jelly Bean and I'm trying to get to the settings of the app. On this screencap: there seems the be a Settings tab on the top right hand corner (the ...
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unable to open gallery

I am unable to open my gallery as it shows NOT ENOUGH STORAGE SPACE DELETE SOFTWARES SUCH AS VIDEOS PICTURES ETC. But when I restart the phone the problem is solved for few minutes. What should I do? ...
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What would happen if I cleared the data of my Gallery app?

The app says it's using 36.29 GB of data, even though I don't have nearly that much memory on my phone and SD card combined, so I want to get rid of this bug. My phone is Samsung Galaxy Grand, and ...
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hide folder ONLY from stock gallery NOT private mode

I know this might seem like a very common question, but when I have searched for a solution it seems almost no-one has this same problem, all that is discussed is how to hide pics that no-one should ...
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files in the sd card are not visible in the gallery

I have rooted my phone and swapped internal memory with external SD. But the images in the SD card is not visible in the gallery. How to solve this ?
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Gallery app disappeared

I have a Nexus 5 and I've noticed that the Gallery icon disappeared. I can't find it either in the menu or in the apps settings (running or all). I don't know exactly when it happened, but for sure ...
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Can't view Location (textual desciption) information in Windows when opening picture taken with Camera app

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I have enabled GPS on my device and have also enabled the GPS tag feature in my Camera application. When a picture is taken, GPS information is attached to the image, and ...
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My photos have gone

I was sick of photos from web pages I visit being stored on my phone, so after researching I installed a .nomedia file. However, since doing this all my photos from my gallery are no longer there: I ...
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Photo folder selection when using apps Moto X

I usually get the message "Which folder do you wish to choose from," and it gives me the option to choose from either my google photos folder or my on-device, 'Gallery' photo folder. Like a dumbass I ...
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note 4 gallery album sort issue

All my albums are on the SD card (after a post creation manual move) but in gallery they do not appear alphabetically, all new albums created appear alphabetically after all the transferred albums ...
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I want the old Gallery app back

So, my Nexus 4 got Lollipop, nullifying the old/default Gallery app. I hate the Google+ app, a lot, especially it's gallery "replacement". Other gallery apps from the market. None of them are what I ...
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How to stop phone from savings all images in my emails

I have a samsung galaxy s5. for some reason it saves every email image in my photo gallery. meaning every image from the signature lines of all my emails keep saving as pictures inthe gallery and ...
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thumbnail images can't be retrieved

I can see thumbnails of about a dozen pictures but when I click on them to view I see an entirely different image. I can't seem to access the thumbnail image. What happened?
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How do I access “auto back up” pics when uploading from nexus 7?

I find the whole "photos" app, and the Google+, and the gallery on my tablet to be very confusing. For starters the device does not have a front-facing camera so can't take pictures. All pics stored ...
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Why I can't see all images in the gallery?

My Phone is SYMPHONY Xplorer W35. Android version JellyBean 4.1.1 Recently I'm facing a problem. Sometimes I download images from my PC to my mobile phone. But unfortunately these images are not in ...
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Latest gallery images cannot be added to

I was going through the gallery on my new Nexus5, adding images to galleries using the menu on the top right of the individual image view. All of a sudden, the menu item contents changed, and now the ...
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How to recover deleted photo album saved on internal memory - Note 3 [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Note 3 and I accidentally deleted an entire photo album from my phones gallery. I didn't enable my device to sync with Gmail. I didn't manually backup any of the data. The images were ...
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How do I purge the gallery on my Samsung Note 3

All of the pictures I ever took with my old phone were automatically backed up to my google account, thousands of pictures of stupid things, receipts, flight schedules and private pictures. With my ...
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HTC One Remix - Disabling Zoe slide shows that play automatically in Gallery app

I have disabled Zoe on my HTC One Remix, but in the gallery app, an annoying video starts to play with my photos, a bunch of filters and some annoying song. I can mute the audio, but I can't make the ...
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Help! I can no longer access photos from my gallery when trying to send a picture

I have a Samsung S4. wen I want to attach a photo to an sms I used to get an option of accessing the photo via galary or samsung link. Usually I click gallery. This time I accidentally clicked Samsung ...
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Magnify (zoom) part of image application

I'd like to edit an image to add a "magnifying glass" ring with a magnified region inside, like in the screenshot below. The standard Gallery editing tools can't do that, and I've tried a few other ...
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Default Photo Chooser on Kik [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. I accidentally changed my default photo Chooser on kik to photos but I would like for it to be Gallery. How do I reset or change this?
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Default Photo Chooser in Kik [duplicate]

I accidentally made Photos my default Photo thing for Kik and I want to change it to Gallery or no default at all. Since I accidentally clicked it I didn't have time to read how to change it back. How ...
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Strange Gallery Folder

Every once in a while, a folder simply titled "Images" Will appear in my LG G2's gallery. It comes back even after I delete it. For reference: http://imgur.com/e5s0IOc Is this just Android being ...
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Selecting a range of photos in gallery

I have several hundred photos that I want to transfer from my phone to computer. I don't want to manually click each one, is there a way that I can select a range of photos? Similar to how in Windows ...
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How to stop android device from corrupting pictures

When I take pictures with my device (Techno Phantom N9 running Android 4.2) the thumbnails and the images get corrupt. Hence I cant even send it to anybody, but on my device I can see some of the ...
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How to make Gallery to NOT to search photos in some folders?

I have many photos in many folders, but most of them are for work. I don't want Android Gallery to show those pictures when I start the app. Gallery shows 1000+ folders, but only 2 of them are ...
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how do I reset the default photo image size for sharing

how do I reset the default photo image size for sharing, it is set too large and I can't find where to reset to a smaller image since I said not to ask each time
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Android gallery, Connected devices list, How are they connected?

I have Android Jelly Bean 4.2, When I open Gallery, Select the sort list (top left) it lists "connected devices", there are three devices connected currently, I am using a company wireless network ...
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how do I move images from one album to another

I would like to move images from one album to another. when I select 'move' my phone displays two albums only (pictures and upload). The problem is that I'd like to move a pic to 'all downloads', ...
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Though auto sync is turned off, Andorid 4.1.2 still auto syncs photos in Gallery

WIFI is turned off on my mobile. A. I had turned off auto sync feature as follows: Apps > Settings > Accounts & sync > Google > Auto sync is turned off for my email Apps > Settings > Accounts ...
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How do I exclude album art from the gallery?

The answer to this question is not valid, because embedding the album art inside the media files does not always work, as I outlined in this question. So basically, I want the hundreds of album art ...
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Images are not being scanned in Kitkat

I have nexus4 with Kitkat 4.4.2. I added .nomedia file in DCIM/Camera folder. After restarting the phone, Gallery didn't show any of the pics from that folder. I removed the .nomedia file from the ...
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What is the right way to remove pictures completely?

Having got many "trash" pictures I have backed up all the pictes made (by archiving the directory they are in) and look forward do delete them alltogether from my Android phone hard drive, Picasa web ...
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How to Refresh Gallery instantly?

I am using Kitkat 4.4.2 on my android device. When I mount USB drive to my device then all the images,videos in USB drive are shown in the Gallery. After unmounting USB drive, images,videos are still ...
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images not displayed in gallery

I rooted my Samsung Galaxy phone long back and i installed Jelly Blast in my phone. Instead of samsung's actual gallery app i have Gallery ICS in my mobile. Recently i have this issue that some of the ...
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Reinstall system apps after removal

I rooted my phone and, perhaps over-zealously, removed many of the system apps which I deemed junk. But, now I'm trying to restore one of the apps I removed, but simply restoring the file to the ...
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Cannot generate thumbnail in Android Gallery

Lately, some of my pictures just disappear and can't be loaded. It just says "Cannot generate thumbnail". All of a sudden, those pictures are having 0KB and no longer available. They're not sorted or ...
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Why won't my Gallery app not load any photo?

I have a Galaxy ace modded with cyanogenmod 7.2. My Gallery app won't load any pictures: I've tried to factory reset, to delete app files of the gallery app, it won't work. The pictures will open if ...
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deleting photos from my phone

i have transferred the DCIM folder to my computer and deleted the file from my phone,but the photos still show up in my gallery for some reason
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Cant see my files in gallery

I reset my LG optimus L5 E610, and now when I download files from We Heart It they don't appear in my gallery. I found them in my files but they are in .png format (my other photos are in jpeg/jpg).
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Lower quality of images in gallery

When I view camera pictures in gallery, the quality is lower than if I zoom the photo a little bit. Also on Twitter pictures are way more blurry than on the Twitter website. I use Android 4.2.2 on ...
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Hiding images from android gallery [duplicate]

I dont want to install any 3rd party apps for hiding there images stored on device . How can I hide my images from the gallery app without installing any other app like Hide it Pro or Gallery lock? I ...
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How to get removed default app back?

I've removed my Gallery default app with NoBloat. NoBloat is a great app and I've used it to remove all of the bloatware that came with my Note 3. Yesterday I was playing with my phone, then I thought ...
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My Gallery Won't Display Previously Saved Images

I'm usually one to give advice on Android-related questions, but one of my friends asked me a question I really didn't know the answer to. She said that she saved an image to her Gallery yesterday, ...
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How are the gallery application edits applied to images?

I noticed today that if you apply filters or modify an image using the gallery application, it applies the changes to the image, rather than creating a new image with the changes. My first thought was ...
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Where should I save images to have them appear in the Gallery app?

Running KitKat, I want to extract a zip file with photos and place them in a folder where the Gallery app will find them. I'm using Android File Manager and Easy Unrar Lite to move files around and ...
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Does Google take any of my file data on Android?

I read about syncing photos with Google on Android somewhere, and got a little concerned. It is probably just a special Google service you have to sign up for, but just in case, I want to relieve me ...
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Photos synch google+,picasa,gallery

I'm trying to upload on google+ photos all my old pics so I have it backupped and ordered there, but unfortunatly I encountered some strange behavior. Here is what I did: Uploaded from my pc with ...