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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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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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Email multiple pictures in one email

When I take a picture with my android phone I can view it then goto "Share" and it will give me the option to email it to someone through gmail but it will only let me send 1 picture at a time. Is ...
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Does Nexus factory Images work on all android devices other than Nexus devices

Hi I would like to know if the factory images for the Nexus found on this link Nexus images can also be flashed onto other devices other than the nexus devices only maybe other LG phones or SAMSUNG ...
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Twitter app not showing any pictures

I updated my Nexus 5 to the official Android L factory image yesterday, and Twitter was working fine for a while after that. Now, however, the app won't load any images at all--no tweet images, no ...
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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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Images are not being scanned in Kitkat

I have nexus4 with Kitkat 4.4.2. I added .nomedia file in DCIM/Camera folder. After restarting the phone, Gallery didn't show any of the pics from that folder. I removed the .nomedia file from the ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Are images received in Line messaging app saved without download?

Does LINE app automatically save the received images or only the ones we click save. If It saves without saving than where can I find these?
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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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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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How does my android phone load lower quality versions of pictures on the web?

Anyone else noticed this? Even when I use my tethered connection on a computer or on the phone its self, the phone loads lower quality versions of all jpegs (I think) you look at on the web. I guess ...
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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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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 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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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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What's the difference between a factory image and a ROM?

Why are ROMs flashable through recovery while factory images require fastboot?
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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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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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If I delete Google account entirely will it delete all the photos saved on my phone?

I want to delete my present google account, entirely, but I'm unsure as to whether doing so would delete all the apps on my phone, and all the pictures I've saved, from the Internet and screenshots ...
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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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How do I switch off loading of pictures in Chrome for Android?

In the Android browser one could switch off loading of images to save bandwith, battery and time when the images were not needed. There seems to be no obvious way to do this under Android 4.4.2 ...
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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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Change wallpaper via ADB/terminal

Is there any terminal (ADB) command for Android to change the launcher wallpaper?
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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 do I copy images in Firefox for Android/Fennec?

I'm using Firefox for Android (also called Fennec) v.46 on Android Kit-Kat 4.4.2. When I tap-and-hold on images in a browser in Android, I get a context-sensitive menu, as expected. However, the ...
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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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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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Google Photo to WhatsApp sharing only works once

When I share a photo from Google Photo to WhatsApp for the first time since starting the app, I can select a WhatsApp user who receives the photo as intended. However when I want to share additional ...
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Add pictures to contacts (fast for many)

S4 I9505, Resurrection remix 5.6.5 Marshmallow 6.01 As the title is saying I want to add some pictures to contacts. I have nearly 550 contacts and for 400 I have local pictures, which I want to add. ...
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After deleting all pictures, internal storage view still shows over 6GB of pictures

I connected my nexus 5 to my computer in MTP mode and deleted all pictures I could find. But after deleting all pictures (I looked in the DCIM, pictures, panoramas, whatsapp pictures), it shows still ...
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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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“No application can perform this action” when trying to view a text message image

I’m using an LG Tribute phone (Virgin Mobile) with Android. I’ve noticed recently when someone sends me a text message with an image in it, and I click the image, I get a warning that reads Note No ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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What processor images to install [closed]

After downloading and installing Android Dev Studio and Android SDK, a question arises: Which System Images should one install? For example, one would like to write a simple android game, that ...
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save web Images with Xperia Z1

How can I save web Images with xperia z1 ? (kitkat) I search for and image in google and find it. now how can I save it. it doen't have save image option like old versions :(