"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 can I copy media files to my phone without adding them to the gallery?

I keep my media files (such as music) on my home server. When I add a new album to the home server, and want to copy it to my Android 4.0.4 phone, I use a Samba client (such as AndSMB or X-plore) to ...
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Image and video files disappear from the SD Card

Sometimes it happens that all image files (JPEG, PNG, etc.) and videos (3GP) are erased automatically in the SD Card. So they are removed from Gallery also. This means I risk to lose documents and ...
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How to stop Chrome from causing Download folder to reappear in gallery?

Wanting to exclude the Download from being scanned by the Gallery application, i do as required, and create a: .nomedia file in the Download folder. That correctly causes the Download folder to ...
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Is there a camera app which would let you access the gallery?

In this accepted answer user @Parth Mehrotra writes: You can't really change the things camera intent has to offer, and if you do find a device where the camera app would let you access the ...
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Droid 3 Gallery Generating Errorneous Thumbnails; Possibly Due to Infinite Loop, .nomedia glitch?

I have a stock Motorola Droid 3 on Verizon. The device is not currently rooted. I am not sure if the Gallery app on my phone is specific to the Motoblur UI. I was testing the .nomedia trick/hack, by ...
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How to upload multiple images at once to Google Drive?

I want to upload to Google Drive, all my image files that are within my gallery. At the moment I have to select the images one by one to do so. Long pressing the images and the folders themselves ...
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How can I regenerate .thumbnails folder in DCIM

I accidentally deleted the contents of .thumbnails folder in DCIM in sdcard. After deleting it I am unable to access MediaStore.Images.Thumbnails._ID however MediaStore.Images.Media.DATA is having all ...
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Karbonn A9 is not generating thumbnails

My friend has bought a Karbonn A9 phone one month ago and it has a little problem now. It has 16GB memory card and it is not generating thumbnails in the stock gallery very well. If I open a folder to ...
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Slideshow Feature not available in Gallery after ICS Update

Slideshow feature is missing in Gallery for Picasa Web Album after ICS 4.0.4 Update in my Samsung Tab GT-P7310. I was able to run slideshow of Picasa Web Album in Gallery earlier with HC 3.2. This is ...
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Android Media Process detected above threshold

I'm sure a lot of us stumble upon following issue: > android media process detected above threshold. I've spend a lot of time reading Google and various different forums and yet I still have no ...
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Changing 3D Gallery with virtual device 2D Gallery

I have a ZTE Blade which reboots everytime I open the 3D Gallery. I am using the official stock ROM (Froyo) rooted. I realized that the android emulator which SDK brings has a lighter 2D version of ...
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ICS Photo editor weird behavior

I have just installed CyanogenMod and, while testing the Gallery and Photo editor apps, have noticed a very strange behavior. Whenever I try to apply some effects such as Lomo, Documentary among ...
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How do I get photos in Gallery on my phone to show up on/sync with my Nexus 7?

Auto sync is turned on in both devices but nothing shows up on the Nexus 7 unless I manually transfer pictures via bluetooth. Notably, Calendars and People sync without a problem. But not Gallery. ...
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View WordPress images in Android Gallery

With my Android tablet, the Gallery shows images from an old Blogger blog that I used to use (the blog belongs to my Google account, obviously). I currently have a WordPress blog hosted on my own web ...
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Camera app is missing from my Galaxy Nexus

I ran bigxie's 4.1 jellybean for a while, worked great, switched to the same brand but 4.1.1 instead (I always do a full wipe) and since then I have issues with my camera. I think the installation of ...
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What does “Quick Upload” do?

Using Motorola Atrix with Android 2.3. When long-clicking an image in the Gallery (Galerie in German), among others there’s an option to “Quick Upload” (“Schnelles Hochladen” in German). What does ...
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Where are extra keyword tags for photos stored?

I have a Droid3 with Android version 2.3.4. I tagged some photos using the Gallery application. For the first keyword tag added to a photo, the tag is stored as XMP data in the JPEG file itself. ...
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How do I make older images in my /sdcard/DCIM folder show up in Gallery?

I've tried a few builds of Android Jelly Bean coming from Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and one common thing that happens is that Gallery will only show pictures taken after the ROM installation. The ...
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No external storage available - Storage gone

While I organizing files on my Galaxy Nexus via PC (USB), Gallery app kept saying No external storage available Then I restarted the device, and whole storage was gone.. What could possible cause ...
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How to remove “Scrapbook Photos” from stock Gallery?

A folder named "Scrapbook Photos" appears in my gallery app, but whenever I try to delete it, it remains. It doesn't contain any items, trying to navigate into the folder simply redraws the main ...
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Selecting multiple photos on the HTC One X (AT&T)

I just received the HTC One X from AT&T. How can I select multiple photos in the Gallery?
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Instagram creates a new “Camera” folder, how do I deal with it?

I'm on Android 2.3.4, Xperia Active. And I have downloaded and installed Instagram. Normally when I take pictures on the stock Camera app, my photos gets sent to sdcard/DCIM/100ANDRO. However, when I ...
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How do I disable the stock Gallery app?

I just downloaded QuickPic and so far it's all good and fast. It has more features than the stock Gallery including the ability to include / exclude certain folders from view. For this reason, I don't ...
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Gallery app crashes when trying to view photos or videos

The Gallery app on my phone does not show any of my photos or videos. If I try to view them from the camera app the screen just goes black and exits to the home screen. I have an Xperia Mini Pro. Is ...
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Adding tags to photos in the Gallery

The Gallery has an option to group photos by "People" and "Tags". Does anyone know how to set these tags? There doesn't appear to be a feature to tag photos taken with the phone's camera, and I've ...
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How can I prevent the Google+ app from showing the wrong thumbnail before I share a photo?

When I go to the Google+ app to share a picture I've taken on my phone, it shows the wrong thumbnail. I select the thumbnail anyway because experience has taught me that I can trust the date, and I ...
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How can I configure my phone to show random background wallpapers from my pictures galery?

I know how to set a static picture from my photo gallery as a background wallpaper picture. However, I would like to see a new picture every time I turn the screen on. Is there a way to configure my ...
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How can I change the naming convention of the stock camera/gallery app?

I just switched from a Droid1 to an HTC Evo 3d, and despite all the positives, one negative is sticking under my nail. On the Motorola Droid, the camera/gallery (I am not sure who is responsible for ...
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Can .nomedia exclude file type?

In my Music folder, I have many subfolders for albums and they each have their album art in .jpg or .png format. I want the media scanner to not pick up these files however if I do that, then the ...
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How to remove app images from gallery [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: unwanted folders showing up in gallery (bejeweled 2). can they be removed? I had installed a few application and games, for example beautiful widgets, and several ...
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How do I upload multiple pictures at once to Facebook?

Gallery seems to lack the ability to upload to Facebook when multiple pictures are selected. Is there easy way to upload a bunch of photos at once to Facebook or is it something that you have to do ...
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Methods to trigger a gallery/music player refresh?

I've search around the internet for details regarding this, and the only way I found was to remount the SD card.. But I have a lot of apps (virtually, all) installed on my SDcard and this is probably ...
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Is there a RAW (canon) image viewer or gallery hack for android?

I have a samsung galaxy and it has a brilliant screen. I would love to use it to review photos taken on a DSLR while out and about but I haven't managed to find any way to view RAW images in android. ...
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How can I share from my image gallery on Facebook?

Do I have to install the Facebook application on CyanogenMod 7 RC3 to share on Facebook from my image gallery?
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Motorola Defy Gallery app is crashing upon start

I have for a couple weeks a Motorola Defy with Android 2.1 (Eclair), since today the Gallery app crashes upon start, the screen is shown for a less than a second and then it dies. The only odd thing I ...
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gallery sort order

I have HTC Wildfire. I used default gallery app, that ships with the phone to view photos. What is the default sort order of the gallery app? Sometimes, photos are in a particular order, after a ...
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Gallery Sort Order [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: gallery sort order Photos taken by the camera app are sorted newest to oldest by the default gallery app. All the other folders are sorted from oldest to newest. Is ...
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Unwanted folders showing up in Gallery. Can they be removed?

I'm enjoying Bejeweled 2, but don't want the 'backdrops', 'fonts', and multiple 'images*' folders in the Gallery. They're a pain to wade through when I'm trying to see my own pics. Is there any way ...
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How to start an automatic slideshow of images in Gallery?

Using Gallery I have done a slide show of images. Now I need to automatic slideshow of images. When I click "play" button it should automatically scroll and when I click pause it should stop ...
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How to see my Picasa albums offline?

In other words how to download a picture from my Picasa album to my sdcard? I can see in the gallery but not have it in my phone :( so I cannot see when I don't have wifi. I don't want full sync but I ...
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Not all images showing up in gallery

Some photos do not show up in the gallery app. I can find those particular shots trough the camera app for some reason, and using a file-browser I can find them too. But they will not show up in the ...
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Picasa (in gallery) not linked. Can't open picasa folders. How do I fix it?

I'm trying to open my picasa folders in the android gallery. When I press the Picasa button, I get this message: your google account is not linked to Picasa Web Albums. Please add another Google ...
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How to set my wallpaper from my Dropbox?

I have copied a bunch of images into my Dropbox on my pc and sync'd them to my phone. Does anyone know how to use these images for wallpapers on my phone? The only way I can think of is that I can ...
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Why is it that the thumbnails of my images in gallery are not the same with the actual image? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with my thumbnails in gallery. Why is it that the thumbnails of my images in gallery are not the same with the actual image? The images that I deleted was the ...
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Problem with my thumbnails in gallery

I have a problem with images in my gallery. The thumbnails of my photos are not the actual images when I view the image. The thumbnails are the photos which I have deleted or my other images in my ...
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How can I copy pictures to the Gallery?

I have some pictures in a directory on my phone. How can I make them appear inside the picture Gallery?
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Change image size before sharing an image via email

When I first used the share functionality (Share via email) from the gallery, Android asked me what should be the size of the images (fullsize / normal / small) that will be shared. I opted for ...
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Why is Android claiming I have multiple Flickr accounts, and not allowing me to upload to Flickr?

Starting about a week ago, my phone -- rooted HTC Incredible, 2.2 -- stopped being able to upload to Flickr. I can't associate any system/device changes with the problem; I rooted a couple of months ...
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Looking for a Lightweight gallery to replace the stock gallery

I am looking for a lightweight gallery with following characteristics: No annoying 2D/3D animations Possibility to set wallpaper Classification by folders Fast or at least faster then standard ...
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Is it possible to make a Picasa album to not appear in native Gallery application?

By default, it synchronizes every Picasa album you have in your Google account, even the marked as private ones. I'd like to make some of them to not be imported on my phone.