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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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What is the difference between celebrity content (images) and generic images? [on hold]

I hope that this is the right place to ask this question, excuse me if it is not. I've had copyright issues when uploading my app to the Developer Console. This was because the app I made showed ...
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exception with android.view.InflateException and ImageView null object reference [on hold]

I'm working on Android Camera2 API, I got some sample code fromCamera 2 api sample code. I modified it a bit so that it behaves in the following way: 1. OnImageAvailable -> get the Image object and ...
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How to cut a image with a color pattern to create a Jigsaw piece in android? [on hold]

I want to create programmatically in Android Jigsaw puzzle pieces from a image using other image with the patterns of the pieces. This is the image pattern of the pieces: I need create a image for ...
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is there a way to delete the picture on hangouts so they see it?retrieve picture

i wanted to recall a photo I sent to someone on accident. They are out of town so i know they haven't seen it yet. is there a way to delete the picture on hangouts so they see it?
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Gifs only load a static image in Google Chrome

When browsing google images in chrome, gifs simply show a single frame from the image and don't play the animation. Even opening an individual gif image from the source yields the same result. I am on ...
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Galaxy S6 Folder is Empty on PC

I connected my Galaxy S6 to my PC (Windows 7) for the first time. My computer installed the driver successfully and the device is showing under "Removable Storage." When I click on the device from ...
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What exactly does “rooting” mean (for a new device that has no ready-made tools yet)?

Disclaimer: The question is not meant like these: How do I root my device? – Take tool X/Y/Z! Where do I find tool X/Y/Z for rooting? – Link, Link, Link! What is "root"? – Full ...
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save facebook images via chrome

I can save images from other sites on chrome browser but cannot do it on facebook. Does it contains any JavaScript which block saving images? How to save them ?
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Galaxy S4 Mini: Why is there no “creation mode.” (problem sending .png images)

I can send .jpeg images but when I download an image it saves as a .png. When I send a MMS it says "media type not supported." I read that the fix to this is going to settings > menu > creation mode ...
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Android full image without booting the OS

Is it possible to make a complete image backup of phone and bootloader, without starting android OS or recovery mode - just swith off the phone, attach USB cable to PC, use software X to read all data ...
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Unable to set Contact Picture

I am trying to set a picture for a contact that is saved on my SIM - I had originally emailed the .jpg to myself from my PC, then downloaded it from the Gmail app. When I go either into Gallery or ...
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How to take a screenshot with an Android device?

Is there a way to take a screenshot of an Android device and save it as an image file?
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How can I Recover deleted WhatsApp Images on Samsung Galaxy S2?

The day before yesterday I was browsing my WhatsApp images. Upon browsing them, I accidentally deleted one image that means a lot to me. I've tried Dr.Fone did not really work. I've heard that if I ...
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Whatsapp: Export pictures for certain contacts

Whatsapp stores ALL media files within ONE huge folder, i.e. I've got about 6000 pictures in it, including much trash ;-) Now I would like to extract/copy all pictures which were send between me and ...
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Background image in lock screen on Lollipop

Upgrading to Lollipop, at some point the lock screen got a background image (see file attached). I never selected such image, and I can't find how to change in in the new settings menu :-/
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Forgot code to access phone. Any way to recover pictures on it?

A little while back, I passed on my Samsung Galaxy S6 to my mom. She used the fingerprint scanner to get into the device. Today, her battery died for the first time and because you can't use her ...
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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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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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Extract & repack system.img for Nexus 5 lolipop

I'm following this link to extract; make some changes & then repack system.img which is present in nexus 5 image. (Version Tag android-5.1.1_r9) The guide works for 4.1.1, but not for 5.1.1_r9. ...
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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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Unlock to different background images

Is there a way to set up Android's "Slide" lock screen in such a way that swiping to different directions changes the background image to a specific image? Such as, swipe left for a personal image, ...
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Can't save photos on facebook messenger

On facebook chat my friend and I share a lot of pictures and I used to save some of them but recently I can't, I tap to enlarge the image and then I hold down my finger on the picture, I feel that ...
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Access image file from home screen

I have Nexus 4 on Android 5.1.1, and I also have an image file with screenshot of my timetable. I'm trying to create a shortcut to it from the home screen. I've tried 4 separate apps that claim to be ...
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Cropping a photo is lowering it's quality

When I crop any photo by choosing the crop button in the menu of the Gallery, the resultant image is of very low quality. Like I cropped the whole image of 1280*720, the new image is of about 200*100. ...
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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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Android x86 native resolution fails

Running Android x86 iso (5.1 rc1 or 4.4 r5) in my native resolution 2880x1800 fails with black screen with blinking cursor. Actually it is a prompt accepting commands but stops without any message or ...
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Where are the captions stored for images that are sent or recieved in WhatsApp?

When sending images in WhatsApp, there is an option to add caption to it. This caption is visible on image, at the receiving end, but when this image is copied or forwarded, only image is sent? (...
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How to view animated GIFs in Android?

Is there a way to view animated GIFs on an Android device? I searched the Market without success.
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How do I change the save location of the pictures from Facebook Messenger

With the auto save function turned ON, how can I change the location of the pictures from Facebook Messenger? I want to do this because it's taking up a lot of phone storage and I want it just to be ...
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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 :(
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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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Screen angle and brightness [closed]

I experienced the same on some Android devices: when changing the angle the screen is looked at, I see that the image gets darker or brighter. I would like to know if it is so on all devices or just ...
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How can I download files if there is no SD card?

I have no SD card in my phone. And I would like to know how I can save pictures in a place where I can access them later because I download them on tumblr.
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Images deleted after taking taking memory card

i used 2gb memory card for 5 months in my HTC mobile, i have unmounted it and removed it safely to replace it with 16gb. but now when i try to connect the 2bg card to system and copy the images ...
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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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gallery shows 0 images/videos available and file manager browser shows 0 B for images videos and music

My Android gallery is not showing images and videos (these things are present in my phone and memory card and viewed through file manager in gallery single image). Even the file manager browser shows ...
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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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Restore photos after error in moving to SD external Card

I tried to move the camera photos folder to the new SD Card using ES File explorer but the application gave me a override message and i pressed SKIP. NOW I can see the pictures from the gallery but i ...
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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 ...