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Contact Images location

Where are the contact images kept? I have a contact image that is no longer in my gallery but it is one of my contact's avatar. I remember taking the photo and making it the avatar. I've went into ...
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When is native GIF support coming to Android?

When I try to view a GIF in Whatsapp, or the default Android Gallery app - GIFs do not autoplay. Why is this? When is native support for GIFs coming to Android?
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Saving web page

How to copy the text and images from the website in Android Tablet? In Windows, the text can be highlighted copied to Notebook and then to Word. How to do this in Android Tablet 4.1.2? Also, the URL ...
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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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Nexus 5 won't start stuck on loading screen

My Nexus 5 has been stuck on the loading screen. After turning it off it wouldn't start and after showing the "Google" logo would just spin the 4 coloured dots for hours on end. I tried a few things ...
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How to change the boot logo, Not the bootanimation 4.2.2

Im trying to find out if I can change the boot logo, the one that shows up right before the bootanimation. Currently it show's me a linux logo. I am looking to either completely remove it or change ...
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Pasting an image on Word app failed, copying its link instead

I am unable to copy an image from internet and paste it on Word documents. When I copy the image, the image's link is copied to clipboard and when I paste it on Word document the link is pasted. Can ...
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How can I get a random image on my lockscreen?

Could you recommend me a simple solution to set a random image for my lockscreen? I have the stock Samsung launcher, stock ICS rom and I don't want to install any custom launcher. I'm just looking ...
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Why Android says that I am using a lot of storage in pictures and videos?

If I see the Internal Storage, it says that I am using 4.7 GB in "Pictures, videos". However, when I do click in it, I see the gallery, where in total I am using 93.98 MB!! How is this possible? What ...
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I have an LG Tribute and I cannot recieve or send group texts or pictures?

Whenever I get a group message or picture it says Message Size: 1 KB Multimedia message has arrived. Receive? Then there is a little white box that says download. When I click it, it either says ...
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How to set a lossless quality wallpaper?

I'm trying to set a .png file I had prepared myself as the wallpaper, but the thing apparently (as in EVIDENTLY) gets converted to a .jpg. It strikes me odd google.com has nothing on this issue, that'...
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Read content of .thumbdata file

I don't know how I managed to delete all my pictures and unfortunately, it took me a few days to find out they where gone. I tried to recover them with DiskDigger, but I didn't have much luck with it (...
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How to import Google profile picture to contacts and user?

I would like to use the image from my Google profile as the image for both my contact and my user profile on my Android 5.0.2 phone. When I go to select an image for either it only lets me choose from ...
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Where can I locate the picture that is currently being used for my lock screen?

I have a picture that I cherish deeply being used as my lock screen. The problem is that the Micro SD card I was using became corrupted at one point and needed to be formatted so the picture was lost....
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recovering contact picture after a restore

I'm using Android 5.1.1 with Cyanogenmod 12.1. I had a really good picture for the contact "me" (and no not the one from my google profile). I restored to a backup and now don't have the picture. Is ...
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Where is the background image saved?

Here's my situation: I had an image from a website which I set as my background inside the browser. I am wondering now where I can find the image in the file system, because I can't find it online ...
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Image App which does not hide the directory structure

I sync images to the external SD cards of my android5 tablet. I use this schema: YYYY/MM/DD-event1 YYYY/MM/DD-event2 Example: 2015/09/01-morning-sunrise 2015/09/01-afternoon-shopping ... All ...
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Share image via MMS directly from Chrome

I would like to share an image with my friend that I found on the internet quickly via Chrome. One way to do this is to: Long click Save the image to Downloads Open messaging app (I use Chomp SMS) ...
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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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If I delete all photos on my phone, will contacts pictures also be deleted?

If I delete all photos on my phone, will contacts pictures also be deleted? I have pictures that I use for some of my contacts. The picture is what shows up when they call or if I text them (the ...
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Image not display in Gallery

What is the reason and solution to display images in SD card but not display in Gallery in Android Phone ?
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Recover user profile image

Android 5 has options to have users, so multiple people can use the device. I had my Motorola G 2 set up to use multiple users, but it now only has one profile which would be nice to recover the ...
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Wallpaper full width

If wallpaper width is big enough (actually the aspect ratio matters) then scrolling screens won't cover the whole wallpaper. Is there a way or an app to set the wallpaper in such way that the left/...
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Why are some old images downloaded from the web always sorted under “Today” in Gallery?

When I open the gallery and sort by Time, there is always a section "Today", and it has several images I downloaded from the web...... months ago. That's literally it. Why are old images showing ...
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Android corrupting photos 1 minute after capture

Sorry this is a question but I'm exhausted all other avenues. I am running Android 4.3 on a Samsung S4 GT-I9505 happily for the past 17 months. I have not changed anything for a long time, it's been ...
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4.2.2 cannot add photo to contact

I have got "motorola razr i" phone. I cannot add a photo to contact for some of my contacts. For some of them, once I merge, it works, for some - not and the reason is not stated, just the selection ...
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Need a way to deploy Android images

So a client of ours just upped a notice on us to deploy thousands of phones in two weeks (10,000 to be exact) and they all get rooted so the client can load software on it. But as of right now the ...
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Creating and flashing image to Android device

I have created an image of my Android device (Lenovo A6000) using the command adb shell -c su 'dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p23 > data.img' Now I would like to flash this image to the same device, ...
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Galaxy S4 will not play gifs in Chrome

I recently bought a Galaxy S4 and then downloaded Chrome. Then I found out it would not play gifs. I can download them and play them in the photo app but I would like to know if there is a fix that ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S III claims that a screenshot was “copied to clipboard”. What?

I'm used to the Palm Treo 700p, running Palm OS. On Palm OS, the system clipboard can hold only text. I now also own a Samsung Galaxy S Relay, running Android "Jelly Bean" 4.1.2. This is a phone ...
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How can I link to a local image from my home screen?

We are able to create a link to a website and put this link on our Home screen by using the Add shortcut to home inside the browser's context menu. I would like to do the same for an image that is ...
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Twitter does not load images anywhere

I recently noticed that my Twitter app on Android does not load any new images. The ones stored in the cache still continue to open, but none new are downloaded. I cleared the app data, uninstalled ...
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LG G3 picture in internal memory missing in Gallery

So this happened after my phone shutdown ( 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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Android not loading JPG files

Nexus 6 (Android 5.1) I downloaded a JPG file from androidwalls.net. When I try to open the file via Download manager it doesn't let me open it as it says 'Can't Open File'. Why does android not ...
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How to select a set of contiguous images in the stock Gallery app?

I am running Android 4.4 KitKat on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo. I would like to know whether there is a way to select to select a set of contiguous images in the stock Gallery app. I took a lot of ...
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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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Volume bar blocking parts of the screen shot

For Android 4.0+, an easy way to take a screenshot is to hold down the power button + volume down at the same time. However, using this method, I often get the volume bar showing and blocking parts ...
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How to sync Google+ Instant Upload with Google Drive?

I'm using Google+ Instant Upload to automatically sync all of the photos I take on my phone over a Wi-Fi connection. I also use Google Drive to backup my documents, music, pictures and videos folders. ...
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How to save an image inlined into an email using the stock Email app?

I received an email containing an inline photo (not as attachment, but inside the message body) and I would like to save this image as a file, so that I can for instance open it in my gallery. I'm ...
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Images not displaying in Galary folder

In samsung galaxy ace s5830i the photos in sd card are not displaying in galary folder why? That is some image folder are not displaying but it is there in myfiles folder. Even songs are getting ...
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Block Image loading in any Android App especially in Play Store

Updated: There are many third world countries where 3G network has not encompassed their entire geography, let alone providing a satisfactory internet service. As obvious, the price for internet ...
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How can I select multiple images when uploading them to a website?

Does anyone know how to select multiple images when uploading them? I've attached a screenshot of where im trying to use a long press to select multiples but it's not working. Update: I'm on a work ...
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What's the path to the dir of thumbnail (screenshot) of recent tasks?

When i put my app in background, the recent tasks show the thumbnail os my app. Where is the thumbnail/screenshot of this app? What the path to directory?
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Override WhatsApp contact image with the chosen Contact Image

I dislike how people use full body pictures for their contact images when it's a small image. When I link the accounts in my Android, I chose a picture that looks good and helps me identify them ...
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Android images backup to the Cloud

Is there a way to backup all images of my Android, something like Dropbox, but for all images of gallery, not only camera and screenshots? But for monitor other folders, created by other apps too, ...
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Why is there :nopm: in some photo file names?

I was looking at some of the pictures taken with my camera (Google Camera) and there are some that have :nopm: in the file name. The format of the file names are the same, just some contain this after ...
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How to disable automatic picture upload to Google+

I've got Motorola RAZR (XT910) and I decided to install the Google+ app to stay in touch with it. Whenever I take pictures with my phone it would upload those pictures to my Google+ account even ...
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How to automatically delete photos after google plus upload?

Once Google plus uploads the images, then it automatically delete the image files on the phone for more storage space. Is it possible? Can it be used with tasker or any other app?
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How can I reset my device without losing images on it?

I know I can backup and restore. But I just don't want the images to be deleted (either phone memory or sd card). Meaning, have the folder of the images remain, so that Gallery can read all the images ...
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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 ...