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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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Images and videos not readable from SD

first time here and I'm in sort of despair! I recently purchased a 32GB (class 10) memory card for my Samsung Galaxy S2. All went fine, the card was recognized, I could write and read from it, both, ...
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Cant download any pictures/files/movies from the Internet on my Samsung Galaxy S2

Yesterday I downloaded a video online from the Internet on my Samsung Galaxy S2. When it took too long time, I stopped the download and pressed deactivate and force stop. I tried to download the video ...
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How can I protect my photos from Apps?

Camera saves them on SD, so everything can just upload them wherever it wants. I heard of apps that claim to protect photos within them but the only thing they did is making them hidden from the user ...
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Used Nexus Root Tool to root my phone - lost all my pictures of my baby daughter [closed]

I ran the NRT(Nexus Root Tool) earlier today - before doing it I took out my SD card to make sure it wouldn't delete my photos - and when I just checked, it didn't show in my gallery. I've tried ...
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Is there a way to hide pictures from being shown in Gallery

How can I hide a jpeg image in Android Gallery? or is there a way to hide a folder of pictures for Gallery only?
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How can I know from boot which img is on (system or recovery)?

From boot, is there a way to know which .img is going to be run? Can I write a script / program that would run from init.rc (e.g. from pre-init), and print the .img (system/recovery)? Where is the ...
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App that optimizes images to set as lockscreen?

How can I resize any image I have to 720 x 1280 resolution to set it as a lockscreen for my Xperia T? I tried Wallpaper Wizardrii but for some reason I cannot get the app to enlarge small pictures to ...
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Scanning receipts for paperless environment

I'm using my Android device to scan receipts for warranty receipts, or for expensive stuffs. I'm uploading the receipts to Google Drive which works well, except that it's a long process to scanning ...
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Best Practice for transferring images to an Android phone?

I switched from iOS to Android, and wish to transfer my pictures. Where on the filesystem should I put the pictures? I first thought /DCIM/camera, but that's the directory for pictures shot with the ...
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How to change facebook profile avatar and cover photo from Android app?

I cannot change my avatar and cover photo from within the Facebook app. I can do that using a browser. Any idea?
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New Nexus 4 - transfer photos and other stuff from old Nexus S

So obviously I can't just "swap the SD card" as neither the old phone nor the new phone have an SD card slot. Similarly I don't really want to copy everything across from the old phone, so I don't ...
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Pictures converting to MMS when they didn't use to

I have a motorola XPRT and it recently updated and now pictures convert to mms and they didn't used to... Any ways to fix this problem?
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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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app to actually edit an image? [closed]

I looked around and even photoshop only change image tint and add kisses stamps... Today I was in need of something that would simple pick a UPS label image and resize the canvas to be a full Letter ...
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How can I save photos that I take with my Android's camera in a lossless format?

How can I save the images captured with my Android's camera in RAW or TIFF format? Are there any apps, ROM/kernel Modifications or other methods that will allow me to accomplish this? Technically I ...
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How can I sort, filter and tag files/images in Android ICS 4.0?

A little background Im a bit into graphic design, digital painting etc, and I like to draw on the run, away from my desktop. For drawing, I often need reference materials - some pictures of things I ...
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Looking for an app for “boosting” dark photos [closed]

I've used an app called "color touch" for boosting dark images whilst maintaining the global contrast (similar to PhotoShop). Unfortunately this app doesn't work anymore since I flashed my Galaxy S2 ...
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images blurry in stock browser

How do I disable the automatic zoom-in in stock browser? It makes the images very blurry and eye strain. What I want is small but sharp (which is what opera does)
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How can I edit/remove my pictures in Android -devices on desktop?

I want to remove a bunch of images and it is extremely slow in Android. I want to edit things directly in Desktop, maybe such services with something like Google Picasa (?). In other words, how can I ...
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Why can't my phone find pictures or music files suddenly?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace with its official CyanogenMod nightly build. And suddenly, it doesn't "see" my pictures, videos or music files. They don't show: while selecting a notification/ring tone ...
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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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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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View WordPress images in Android Gallery

With my Android tablet, the Gallery shows images from an old Blogger blog that I used to use (the blog belongs to my Google account, obviously). I currently have a WordPress blog hosted on my own web ...
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What does “Quick Upload” do?

Using Motorola Atrix with Android 2.3. When long-clicking an image in the Gallery (Galerie in German), among others there’s an option to “Quick Upload” (“Schnelles Hochladen” in German). What does ...
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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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Override Whatsapp contact image with the chosen Contact Image

I dislike how people use full body pictures for their contact images when its an 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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Picture attachment download keeps using same file name

with my Samusung Galaxy S II Epic 4G (Sprint) every time i go to save an attached picture from a text message the menu pops up with the same file name (everytime!) and a checkbox. i have to remember ...
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How can I easily sort and rate images? [closed]

Is there an effective way to browse through loads of images on an Android tablet and rate and sort them easily? By far the best solution I've found is to use Blue Infinity Photo Album, but while it ...
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What are “.spmo” files in “dcim/spmo” directory on my SD card?

On my SD card, in dcim directory (which is where the images/videos captured with the camera are stored), I also have a subdirectory called dcim/spmo which contains a bunch of files with .spmo ...
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Photoshop: how can I access other directories beside DCIM?

Screenshots apps store their images in different locations. For example: ShootMe uses SD card/ShootMe The native screenshot tool in ICS uses SD card/Pictures/Screenshots etc I am wondering, is the ...
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How do I save images from google search on my Galaxy Ace (Android Version:2.2.1)

When I want to search for an image and I get the image results, I do not see a download option when I select a particular image (although the URL is of a .jpg file) Is there an app for that or some ...
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How to recover files from SD card on HTC Merge?

So today somehow my phone completely reset itself. I went into my local wireless office and they helped me a bit. My phone has lost all of it's contacts and apps (no biggie) but the employee told me ...
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Displaying profile picture in Gmail App

I've got an ICS device, when I send SMS messages, G+ messages or GoogleTalk message my avatar appears beside each email. When I send emails through my GMail account in a browser my profile picture ...
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Picture Gallery Slow & Won't Refresh on HTC G2 w Android 2.3 Gingerbread

I'm having a problem with Picture Gallery not refreshing and loading too slowly on Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread (HTC G2). After I take a picture and then go to add it on foursquare or facebook from ...
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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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Contact images cropped and downsampled when syncing with google contacts

When Syncing with google contacts the photos I chose for my contacts are cropped to a square, and are downsampled to a very low resolution. Is there a way to sync my phone contacts (without ...
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Why do all my MMSes show up as videos?

Long text messages, photos - all show up as a five second long "video" (still image). Happens with received MMSes and the ones from me that I've sent. Using a galaxy s2. This is really annoying, my ...
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DLNA app that supports output orientation?

On the Samsung Galaxy S2 is a DLNA client / server application called AllShare. This can direct audio, video and images to a DLNA consumer on the network the phone is on. In my case, this happens to ...
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Is there a way to view the file size of an image without downloading any apps?

Got a new phone (Nexus S) and having some issues with picture messaging. I want to check the size of the picture I took with the camera, but I can't seem to do this. As I don't have a data plan yet, ...
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program to resize image?

I'm looking for an image editor that I can use to do a wide array of resizing tasks including canvas size (expand/contract the image canvas), image size (enlarge/shrink the entire image), and ...
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Are there any applications that actually rotate an image?

I have Sketchbook Mobile, and I'll draw some image with my phone tilted on the side. Now I want the image rotated. Sketchbook Mobile doesn't have the option to rotate the actual image, and so far ...
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Is there any way to save a raw image from my phone's camera?

I have an Android mobile with a 5MP camera. Is there any way to save raw images (similar to Canon CR2, Nikon NEF, etc.) from my Android device?
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Configuring Background Images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wrong aspect ration in Desktop background selector I have a G1. I have background images that fit the resolution of my screen exactly. (320x480) When I try to set them ...
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Why does viewing an .htm file in Android dropbox folder show broken images?

I have an .htm file in a dropbox folder with the following content: <p>this is a <b>test</b> of html</p> <img src="test.png"/> When I view it on my PC, it shows the ...
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What's causing the pictures copied to my HTC Desire to disappear?

I'm currently running CyanogenMod 7.0.3 on my HTC Desire, and pictures copied to the SD card disappear! If I copy an image from my computer to the phone using USB Mass Storage mode, it disappears as ...
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How well do animated GIFs work on the Asus Eee Pad Transformer?

I'm looking at buying the Asus Eee Pad Transformer. Before I do, though, I want to see how my Tumblr experience will be on it. What I'm specifically worried about is animated GIFs. When I browse ...
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How to remove app images from gallery [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: unwanted folders showing up in gallery (bejeweled 2). can they be removed? I had installed a few application and games, for example beautiful widgets, and several ...
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How do I upload multiple pictures at once to Facebook?

Gallery seems to lack the ability to upload to Facebook when multiple pictures are selected. Is there easy way to upload a bunch of photos at once to Facebook or is it something that you have to do ...
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How to view pictures from Samsung Galaxy Mini on Sony Bravia tv?

Any idea how can I connect my Samsung Galaxy Mini to Sony KDL-22EX320 Bravia tv? I cannot get it to show up as a USB device. The tv manual also mentions the possibility of browsing wifi devices but I ...