"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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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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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 ...
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HTC text photos

I have an HTC from Sprint and today the text photos changed. There was an option to choose Photo or Gallery and I chose Photo "all the time" and now when I click on a message photo is does not open. ...
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Pictures and videos not showing in the gallery

I'm experiencing this issue since a month or so. I was using the camera and I received a message of some memory error, but was able to continue taking pictures. Then I realized that the pictures were ...
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having issues hiding my photos and albums on my htc one

On my htc one, when I click on gallery, under albums. Then I click on the right top menu button to show/hide albums, none of my camera shots or albums will show up. So I can't hide anything. Can ...
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How can I replace the “gallery” app? (On rooted bluestacks app player)

I am using BlueStacks app player with a rooted Android system installed. I use it for WhatsApp and Kik messengers. I like to send pictures to my contacts but the shared folder is not visible in ...
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Cannot open Gallery to delete files, due to running out of space

I have a rather funny though annoying problem. I've filled the memory of my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 up with photos, videos, apps and offline maps, and now I have a "Not enough storage space" warning. I ...
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Thumbnail image different to actual image

A similar question has been asked previously, however the answer is not relevant to my problem. I have a number of photos where the thumbnail in the gallery does not match the photo displayed by the ...
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How do i make a new photo album on my HTC Hero S

I have Astro File Manager, but i still cant figure out how to create a new album in my Gallery. If there is any way, can someone please help me out?
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All icons and Miscellaneous file images are clubbed with personal photos on Samsung Galaxy S2 plus

I have Samsung Galaxy S2 plus. My Gallery is full of icons and miscellaneous file images. Every time I try to delete any, they come back again. I am not a tech person, so I'm finding it difficult to ...
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No access to the Gallery nor to the camera

I've got a Galaxy Nexus and recently I cannot access my gallery or camera. When I tap both on the Gallery icon or on the camera icon I got this message "No archives available", then the app shuts ...
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Gallery thumbnails locked

I have a problem with my gallery thumbnails for a few days now. Thumbnails are generated in the .thumbnails folder but they are not displayed in the gallery, there is instead a picture with a lock. ...
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Multiple Camera Folders in the Gallery

Ever since I changed the settings in my camera to store the images on my external SD, there have been two folders in my gallery called "camera." One of these is where all of my photos that I take ...
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Is there a way to export/share “favourite” gallery images?

I have selected a few hundred images as "favourite" in the stock Galaxy S3 Photo Gallery app. I can view these photos by tapping on the "Albums" drop down and choosing "Favourites". Once in this view ...
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How to stop showing Picasa photos in Gallery

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab 2 7.0 . I have pictures of picasa in my gallery that can't be deleted. How do I delete them from my android tablet?
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How to re-arrange images in gallery after changing the GMT time zone?

I travel to another country and take photos for a few days. After that I change the tike zone of my phone. Since then, photos in my gallery are mixed up!? I open the DCIM folder and see that the ...
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Image order in Gallery

Using 4.0.4 on generic Chinese tablet. I have holiday pictures in a folder as an album, they show in reverse order - latest through to earliest - making slideshow worthless. The filenames are in the ...
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Gallery is displaying three, sometimes even four copies of the same file - why?

I have a non-rooted Android phone running 4.0.4 (ICS). The phone has 3GB of internal storage and I have inserted a 16GB SD card. The SD card contains a number of audio and video files. When I opened ...
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Gallery images appearing in mixed up order

I have an HTC One X with stock Android 4.1.1. As you know, Android 4.1 introduced a "nice" feature to the gallery which allows grouping images by events. Unfortunately, after this update I started to ...
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How to hide audio, video or images at gallery? [duplicate]

Is there anything to be done if I don't want particular folder containing audio, video or images being displayed at gallery or any audio application ? Actually I am facing problems since my audio ...
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I'm seeing duplicated images and videos on Gallery

I'm facing a strange situation on my Nexus 4, with Android version 4.2.2. I've being using it for the past 2 months without any issues whatsoever (other than a "regular" battery performance), but ...
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Is there a way I could sync my Facbook galleries with my Android Gallery?

Is there a way that allows me to sync my Facebook galleries to my Android phone if possible? I use HaxSync but that only seems to handle the calendar and the contacts, and the Facebook app doesn't ...
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How do you “Share via” email & wifi option from gallery ? It's missing

I recently upgraded to ICS (4.1.2) and have lost the ability to share photos from the gallery via email and wifi. The option was there before the upgrade. But not now. Is this a bug ?
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Is there any way to re-render a photosphere?

I took a photosphere earlier today, and went to the gallery to wait for it to render. While it was rendering, I switched from landscape to portrait and the gallery app crashed. I'm now left with the ...
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Galaxy note 10.1 reset s-note picture import preferences

When I tried to import a picture earlier I accidentally set the S-note picture import preference to Gallery. Before that I was given the choice to import from Astro etc. . I tried to delete all ...
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How to remove syncronized photos from facebook

I have a Galaxy Note II and I syncronized my Facebook gallery by mistake. I've tried to disactivate the sync from the Settings (Settings > Account) by unchecking the "Sync gallery" option but the ...
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Why has the photo gallery sorting changed after firmware update?

Now the photo sorting in each gallery begins with the first taken one. Before the firmware update, it had begun with the last taken one, so with the latest. Even the Gallery sorting is made by earlier ...
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Deleting albums from Gallery

I have an album called "23 Jan 2012", seems like it was empty when google picasa moved their data to google plus photos, and the thing is - there is no "delete" in the menu if I select it on the ...
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How can I make new/separate folders in the gallery?

I recently had some issues with my LG Marquee and had to copy the SD Card's contents to my PC, then put those contents onto a new SD Card to salvage my media content(photos, videos, apps, etc.) When I ...
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How to sync ONLY some specific Picasa albums in Gallery app?

I have plenty of Picasa albums and I really don't want all of them to be downloaded into my Android phone. So my question is how can we select to sync only some selected albums only?
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Resize photo before sending it by email?

On iOS, when I select one or more photos from the camera storage and choose to send them by email, the OS will ask me whether to send the images in full size or make them smaller so that the email ...
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How to sync non-picasa folder displayed in Gallery app?

I often use Instagram to add effect and frame to my photos. Then, there is a folder named instagram appearing in Gallery; but that folder won't be synced with my Google account i.e. on another ...
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Is there a way to hide pictures from being shown in Gallery

How can I hide a jpeg image in Android Gallery? or is there a way to hide a folder of pictures for Gallery only?
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Safe to remove 'OpenFeint' folder?

Given that OpenFeint seems to no longer be in service (OpenFeint service shutting down Dec 14), was wondering if it is safe to remove the OpenFeint folder from the phone. The main reason is that for ...
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I recently bought a 32gb micro sd card for my galaxy exhilarate, but my phone says it has no memory? [closed]

I recently bought a new 32 gb micro sd card for my galaxy exhilarate. I have moved mostly all my apps to my sd card and it still has 31 gb of memory available. I took pictures and then my phone ...
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Add meta information to photos?

Is there a decent camera app that will easily let me add a bit of text to my photos and store that text in the image file as EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata? So far I have tried the stock Samsung camera app, ...