"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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Gallery and Google Photo Syncing

Samsung S5. I have Google Photos set to backup my Pictures folder when on WiFi and power. Day 1: Take several photos. Backup takes place overnight. Day 2: Take more photos and delete some photos ...
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Why did a .nomedia file get added to my device? Showing 0 Image, Audio or Video Files?

I woke up today and my Gallery was showing 0 Image, Video or Audio files. After seeing this thread Images have disappeared from gallery, but still in "My Files" (Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, 5.0....
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Photos and videos visible on phone., but impossible to import to a Mac

I have a Moto G 2nd gen, with android 6 (marshmallow). It appears that the phone contains some photos and videos which I can see through the Gallery, but I am unable to import to Photos.app on OSX. ...
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Android Gallery is conditionally using .nomedia

Using stock Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), the stock (LG V10) gallery application (version 4.72.6) is including pictures and other files that have a timestamp newer than the .nomedia file timestamp. I ...
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When I open Gallery phone starts going through a Gmail installation Wizard

My friend has an Android (he's an older gentleman and not very mobile phone savy) and when he opens the Gallery, a Gmail installation screen pops up. This just started today. He doesn't have a Gmail ...
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Stock gallery app: can only crop out square area, why?

On my Samsung galaxy SIII when I open an image with the stock gallery app and then trap ants hold it I can crop out a square region, but am unable to resize the crop area to be rectangular. Why is ...
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Android Gallery all pictures are blurry [closed]

A few days ago on my Android whenever I open my gallery, all my downloaded pictures have a very low quality. Even my screenshots that I took are so fuzzy and blurry. I don't know what to do, I've ...
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How can I set a directory for searching pictures for gallery? [duplicate]

My CM 13 gallery is showing album arts. There is no way to stop displaying it other than deleting them. So is there any way I can do that?
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Generate all gallery thumbnails 'at one time', not 'on demand'

Context: Hello, I am an amateur photographer and I recently moved from an old iPad to a Galaxy Tab S 10.5 with custom rom, Android 6. On the iPad the thumbnails were created while importing photos ...
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Thumbnails Gone? Until I Use VPN?

My thumbnails disappeared and I have tried everything to get them back and nothing has worked. I was able to find them and pull out of my system files but cannot see them where they are used in app ...
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Bypass 30 days limit

I downloaded some comics from Line Webtoons and they were stored in android>data>com.naver.webtoons>files. But when i copied the .jpg files they were unable to view also in photo viewer it said ...
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Image captured and then deleted from gallery. Can it be recovered and get into wrong hands?

I have captured a photo with my samsung galaxy ace nxt phone, which has android os v4.4.2 kitkat. Then I have deleted it from my gallery. I haven't uploaded it anywhere, nor shared it anywhere else. ...
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Gallery opens itself on ZenPad10 while the screen is off

I've got myself an Asus ZenPad 10 (model P023) last year, and I'm more than happy with it but there is one small issue I have with it: sometimes, while the screen is off, the Gallery app launches ...
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How to sync deleted photos with google photos/drive?

Have in mind that when I take photos I might take 2 shots of same instance. I arrive home, start wi-fi. All photos are synced with photos. Now - looking into gallery I delete some of them - they were ...
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The images saved in the DCIM folder in the SD card and the internal memory disappear after a while. Please help!

I am using LG G4. This all started after my phone came back from the service center earlier this month with a brand new motherboard. I clicked a few pictures while on a trip and while playing around ...
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App´s won´t install even if I have the default writing location set to the SD Card

I recently bought a phone with the horrible android 5.0 Lollipop. Now I regret I ever bought it. I have some major issues with the playstore and the gallery. First of all I cannot download any app, I´...
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Problem related to pictures not displayed in gallery

In mi note prime pictures downloaded from any media like whatsapp are not displayed in gallery but are present in system and are shown in file explorer
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How to fix broken images in gallery?

I am using Celkon Q54+ running Android 4.4. When I copy some JPEG images from my computer to my phone via USB Storage mode, those images are displayed as broken images in the Gallery app. I have ...
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Some Images and Videos Not Displayed in Gallery

On my Lenovo Vibe P1, photos and videos I download or receive via apps (Whatsapp, Xender, etc.) are not displayed in the Gallery, but photos and videos taken with the camera and screen shots are. How ...
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Some photos not opening after installing a MicroSD

I have a Lenovo K4 note with 16 GB inbuilt memory. I have also installed 128GB MicroSD. Now some photos that were just fine are not getting displayed. It just shows a grey screen. In gallery for those ...
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Problem with setting wallpaper in Google Launcher (antialiasing high res image)

I've made wallpaper in Photoshop. Original size is 1242x2208 (iPhone 6+ size). And imported to my phone, which has 480x854 (Android 5.0.2) When I try to set wallpaper, preview looks good – but after ...
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Is it safe to clear data for gallery?

I have a Motorola Moto E (Gen 1). I've observed that the gallery app from Motorola takes up 50.13 MB under 'Data'. My question is: Is it safe to select the 'Clear Data' option? Will I lose the ...
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No Media in Gallery / No Tracks Showing Up On Music App

I'm currently experiencing a major issue with my Galaxy S6: No photos or videos show up within the Gallery App, and no tracks show within my music app. I was originally having issues with putting ...
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Downloaded images/music files not appearing

I've been having problems with my gallery and music app on my lg g2. I recently initiated a factory-rest on my phone and I wanted to download an image to see if it would work appropriately, but it ...
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Can not open Video in Gallery and HW mode

I can not open any Video in gallery 'cause it freezes. Screenshot is included. I can open videos in MX Player but I only in SW mode. problem is in a lot of programs such as TED or o lot more, it is ...
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.nomedia file not hiding newly created images. Solution?

Note 5 running 5.1.1 Here is my issue... A .nomedia file placed in a folder that automatically downloads album art will only hide the images from Gallery if they were in that folder before the ....
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connect samsung s4 to laptop and show hidden items in gallery

I have a samsung galaxy s4 with android kitkat, I used the "Hide items" in Gallery app to hide some pictures. Now the LCD of my phone is broken and I cant see anything on the screen. But, I can ...
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Weird Video Found In My Phone

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos (GT-S6802) running Android Gingerbread, it is a very laggy phone but I still use it to listen to Music. I got to the Gallery app (system app) and there was a ...
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missing folder from gallery

I have a LG g3 Beat. Today I ordered my gallery pictures first from my phone and everything was fine then from my computer with a cable and it stuck all the time so return to do it from the phone. I ...
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How do you save an Instagram picture to the Android gallery?

How do you save Instagram picture to Android gallery?
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Android photo gallery Email account setup is not working

The Android cellphone photo gallery "binary tree" symbol provides the following options: "Bluetooth, Email, Drive, see all". I selected Email and the screen becomes "Account setup". Since it's Android,...
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Images and Videos missing from phone after system update

I have the Zenfone 2 ZE551ML 32GB. After updating to the latest version I noticed my most recent taken photos and videos are missing, they were all taken on the 15th of december. Even an album called ...
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How do I sever the connection between an account and my phone?

I have a Note 4, and recently I signed into a certain account so I could do something, nothing important, so I'd rather not say. Then, I removed it by going to Settings> Accounts> (Accountname, or ...
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What is 'androidlav' folder in Gallery?

I have Moto G2 running Android 5.0. From some time now in my Gallery app I see a folder named androidlav. This folder contains images from apps MakeMyTrip and Yatra. The images are of their offers. I ...
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Undo Photo Edits on Google Photos

I cropped my photo using Google Photos and hit save. It over-wrote my changes and now I'm not able to recover my original photo. I'm using Android 5.1.1 Cyanogen Mod 12.1 on a Oneplus One In ...
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My Samsung Galaxy 4 is uploading my gallery photos to wrong gmail/google account

My phone is syncing/uploading my photos and videos to the wrong gmail/google account. I have three google/gmail accounts. How do I change this in my phone? Thanks for your help,
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Gallery app's icon changed whilst phone's Bluetooth was left On

Whilst I had left my phone's Bluetooth On that night, I realized that my gallery app's icon had changed to that little Android robot. Does that mean my account or gallery had been hacked into?
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Photo sent to gallery from messenger

I have a photo that went into my gallery. I have settings set to automatically save. But i can't find a message that it came from. How do i determine where the photo came from?
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Reduce image size in Android Gallery Album view

On OnePlus One Android version 5.1.1 and Cyanogen 12.1 when I open the Gallery app and select an album the photos in that album appear extremely large. Usually, I would be able to see approx 9-12 ...
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Does Dropbox use local phone storage when set to display photos in the gallery?

As the title suggests, I would like to know if syncing my Android Gallery to Dropbox and changing the Cloud Dropbox setting to "Pictures - View pictures from Dropbox in Gallery" will use local storage ...
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Missing pictures from phone internal memory to SD card

Yesterday I was on call with the Samsung helpline number. My phone's memory was full, so the engineer took access of my phone through Smart Tutor and he transferred my images from my camera to the SD ...
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New folder 'androidlav' in gallery

I use Samsung Galaxy Note 5. I found a folder androidlav in the gallery section which has been formed automatically, and it contained a screenshot of MakeMyTrip app. Does this happen to anyone? Can ...
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Pictures do not appear at the gallery?

I'm using Android 4.1.2 (I tagged with 4.1 jelly bean because there is not a 4.1.2 tag, my phone is Samsung galaxy S3 mini. If I open my gallery, in wich all pictures on the phone should be present, ...
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cannot open gallery on andoid

I get the "insufficient space..." message but I've checked my system storage and that alike, and I have 660MB free. I've tried deleting Apps and when I DO get access back temporarily I delete photos, ...
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My gallery shows nothing

I've searched high and low and cannot find a solution to this problem. The other day I wiped my phone for various reasons. Ever since I did the wipe the gallery does not display any of the images that ...
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Photos in the Camera folder in the Gallery were deleted automatically in my Android phone

I am wondering about how it is possible that all the pictures in the Camera folder in the Gallery were deleted without my knowledge where I am the only user of my Android phone. I don't remember ...
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Why are some old images downloaded from the web always sorted under “Today” in Gallery?

When I open the gallery and sort by Time, there is always a section "Today", and it has several images I downloaded from the web...... months ago. That's literally it. Why are old images showing ...
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Is it possible to add a custom entry into the “Share” list?

I need the ability to upload files (images to specific) from my phone to my own custom website using the "Share" option. Is that something easy to setup by mod'ing the OS or installing another app? I ...
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How to get a confirmation when deleting images?

I just bought the LG G4 (Android Lollipop) and I'm pretty concerned that there's no confirmation "dialog" or something when we delete images in the Gallery. Something like "Are you sure?". Because ...