"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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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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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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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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How to fix the issue “thumbnails cannot display”?

I have a lenovo A360t phone and I used it last Friday and then the picture was saved on my SD card. But when I tried to upload it on Facebook using the Gallery to choose a photo, it says that the ...
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How to export image metadata?

I'd like to factory reset my Lollipop smartphone. But I have many pictures, downloaded from the web, shared by friends or taken with the stock camera, which I have tagged with my contact names, added ...
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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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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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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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Reinstall Gallery app on Samsung Galaxy S3

I accidently uninstalled the Gallery app that came with my Samsung Galaxy S3. I installed another gallery, but I cannot choose a photo for lock-screen. Is it possible to reinstall the Gallery app? If ...
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LG G3 picture in internel memory missing in gallery

So this happened after my phone shut down ( low battery LG G3 ) my gallery was almost empty. all i can see picture saved on my SD card and there was a sign on the top right corner that it was on the ...
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What is the difference between the Tag Buddy and Face tag stock Gallery options, and where is the related info stored?

I would like to know what the difference is between the Tag Buddy and Face tag stock Gallery options (as available on the Samsung Galaxy SIII stock Gallery application). Also, why is one option ...
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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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pictures and videos disappear from my gallery

i need some help... all my picture and videos (whatsapp and DCIM) are gone from my gallery after connecting my phone (Samsung Note Edge) to my computer via USB cable and till now i cannot retrieve ...
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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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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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With the stock Gallery app, how can I open an arbitrary image file by specifying its filesystem path?

I would like to know whether it is possible to open an arbitrary image file with the stock Gallery app (as distributed with the Samsung Galaxy SIII) by navigating the filesystem and drilling down 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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Not able to view images in Moto G 1st gen post gallery update

Not able to view any images in my gallery post updating the Moto gallery in Moto G 1st Gen. Also have uninstalled the update but still facing the same issue. Pls help as cannot view the images clicked ...
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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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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, ...
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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 to associate alternative app to stock Gallery app when launched from stock Camera app

I am running Android on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo (Android KitKat 4.4.2). I would like the stock Camera application to launch a different application than the stock Gallery application when the small ...
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Recover photos and videos from s3 (no sd or root)

Basically someone deleted photos from my dads phone. He doesn't have a sd card and his Galaxy S3 is not rooted. Is there any way to get them back?
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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 can I save pictures straight to my gallery in Samsung Note 4

How can I save pictures straight to my gallery in Samsung Note 4? I was able to do that until recently. it's save to "My File" instead
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How to access hidden pictures on Galaxy S4 with broken screen?

I have Samsung Galaxy S4 from T-Mobile, but I happen to break it. I still can turn it on and hear it, but the screen won't light up at all. Now, I have certain pictures. I put them in the stock hidden ...
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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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My Galaxy S3 Mini will not delete photos from the camera gallery

I have already done a hard reset and that didn't work. Other albums in my phone can sometimes be deleted, but the camera album will either say loading or it just sits with the countdown screen that ...
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how to get the address of video from android gallery

How can i get the address of video from gallery. for example: open gallery and pick video then get the video address : /sdcard/myvideo.mp4
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gif image is not working in Gallery in Nexus 5

i have downloaded some gif images from tumblr.com. but is is not working in my Nexus 5 Gallery (Android 4.4.4). It's fine in my Samsung Galaxy S4. So, how to display gif image in my Nexus 5? Any ...
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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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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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Gallery application replacement for adding text based Photo Notes

The Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo stock Gallery application has (and other models do too) an option to set a Photo Note when you're viewing a picture. When you select it the picture rotates via some OpenGL ...
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my phone doesn't load any picture i take with the camera

I thought there was some sort of problem with my camera but it works just fine except that it doesn't load the pictures i take with it. I take a picture and when i try to view it it turns out to be a ...
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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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A random picture save to my gallery

I have a Samsung s4 mini, I got it a about 1-2 weeks ago. I was looking at my photos and I see a random photo appeared in its own album. When I go to delete it there is not trash can above so I ...
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“no external storage available” After Phone ReSet

I have Xperia V i rooted it and i have 5.0.2 CM Rom After While Of Using it ihave no problem but i get bored and factory reset my phone after that every thing work Fine My Sd card work ok BUT My ...
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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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Adjusting Gallery Slideshow Zoom Settings

How do you adjust gallery slideshow viewing options in the Note 4? In particular "zoom-in". In the slideshow settings section, there are options for adjusting "transition effect", "speed" and ...
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Gallery is displaying my movie files from the Movies folder [duplicate]

I usually save movies in the Movies folder of my Galaxy S5 to view them in my VLC app. Turns out that the movies also appear in the Gallery app. I would really rather have the Gallery app only ...
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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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Picture Gallery filing availability

I am wondering if you can have seperate folders inside an album. For example; I have an album called kids, could I go into that album and create seperate folders for each child? This would help me ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...