"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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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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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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cannot generate thumbnail gallery android

So basically certain pictures, not all, lately just disappear therefore they can't load, it just says CANNOT GENERATE THUMBNAIL. All of a sudden the picture is 0KB and no longer available and it's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gallery 'don't ask me again' reset?

So I accidentally checked the box when it asked me if i wanted to change my lock screen so it was the same as my home screen. I've been searching for a way to reset the option but i have not found a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 do new photos take so long to show up in the Gallery?

If I take some photos, and then go to the Gallery app, those photos do not always appear immediately. I've tried causing the Gallery to refresh, but the images simply do not appear for more than 15 ...
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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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How to select myself in a photo with tag buddy of samsung?

In Samsung Galaxy S3 (at least) you have tag buddy in the gallery. If a face is detected you can select Me (In my phone is "Yo" because is in Spanish), an automated detected name or explore your ...
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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 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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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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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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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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HTC one X Gallery Pics and videos are not visisble

My HTC one x gallery pics and videos suddenly disappeared. I can see them in DCIM folder but not visible over the phone. I restarted the device , clear the cache everything is done but no use. When I ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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 ...