"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to stop android device from corrupting pictures

When I take pictures with my device (Techno Phantom N9 running Android 4.2) the thumbnails and the images get corrupt. Hence I cant even send it to anybody, but on my device I can see some of the ...
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Images have disappeared from gallery, but still in “My Files” (Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, 5.0.2)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (64GB) running Android Lollipop 5.0.2 which I've had since release day (April 10th 2015) and as the title mentions, there seems to be an issue in that my images are no ...
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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 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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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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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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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 phone....
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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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How can I backup the entire Gallery (photos and videos) to my desktop computer?

The Gallery on my Android device seems to show all the photos and videos, whatever the method to get them could had been (camera, whatsapp, bluetooth, and so on). I would like to backup them all, ...
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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 it'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Selecting a range of photos in gallery

I have several hundred photos that I want to transfer from my phone to computer. I don't want to manually click each one, is there a way that I can select a range of photos? Similar to how in Windows ...
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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 ...