"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to sync photos from Aperture on Mac to Android?

My photos are stored in Aperture on my Mac. I would like to sync them so they show in Gallery on my Nexus 7. Restrictions: I want to sync over USB or, preferably, WiFi. Uploading to a cloud server ...
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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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Picasa photos in gallery don't show up in photos app or google+ photos

I have some photos that show up in gallery>picasa, but not in the photos app. I know these photos were downloaded pictures from a previous phone, off a received email I believe. I may or may not have ...
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Problem with gallery in my Huawei device

I saved the photos from Facebook but I can't see any of them. When I open the camera, it said that my SD card is full. What? No way. My SD card is 16GB. So, I think there is a problem on internal ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Photo folder selection when using apps Moto X

I usually get the message "Which folder do you wish to choose from," and it gives me the option to choose from either my google photos folder or my on-device, 'Gallery' photo folder. Like a dumbass I ...
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note 4 gallery album sort issue

All my albums are on the SD card (after a post creation manual move) but in gallery they do not appear alphabetically, all new albums created appear alphabetically after all the transferred albums ...
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thumbnail images can't be retrieved

I can see thumbnails of about a dozen pictures but when I click on them to view I see an entirely different image. I can't seem to access the thumbnail image. What happened?
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How do I access “auto back up” pics when uploading from nexus 7?

I find the whole "photos" app, and the Google+, and the gallery on my tablet to be very confusing. For starters the device does not have a front-facing camera so can't take pictures. All pics stored ...
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Latest gallery images cannot be added to

I was going through the gallery on my new Nexus5, adding images to galleries using the menu on the top right of the individual image view. All of a sudden, the menu item contents changed, and now the ...
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HTC One Remix - Disabling Zoe slide shows that play automatically in Gallery app

I have disabled Zoe on my HTC One Remix, but in the gallery app, an annoying video starts to play with my photos, a bunch of filters and some annoying song. I can mute the audio, but I can't make the ...
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Magnify (zoom) part of image application

I'd like to edit an image to add a "magnifying glass" ring with a magnified region inside, like in the screenshot below. The standard Gallery editing tools can't do that, and I've tried a few other ...
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Android gallery, Connected devices list, How are they connected?

I have Android Jelly Bean 4.2, When I open Gallery, Select the sort list (top left) it lists "connected devices", there are three devices connected currently, I am using a company wireless network ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...