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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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Android which images to use [on hold]

I built an android app which shows games names. Now I want to add some images to them, would you just take game images? Or how would you style the app so it looks good
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Android Allowed to use pictures [on hold]

Do you guys know if I am allowed to use game logos or picture inside my android app.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Pics being added to slideshow when tetxting

How do I stop a picture from being added to slide show when I try to send it via text message on my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I Recover deleted Whatsapp Images on Android 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. 1)I'v tried Dr.Fone did not really work. 2) I 've heard that ...
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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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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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Google photos search doesn't search gdrive photos?

While using google photos with gdrive visibility enabled I can't search the images of drive or google doesn't make collections or face recognition to those images in Drive
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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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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, ...
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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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Open assets (RAW) from APK assets folder, without doing any coding?

Just for curiosity I decided to extract an APK (Zeptolab's King of Thieves) in order to get a peek at certain images in the game. All of them are in a .raw format that I can't open with any of the ...
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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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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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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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Cannot send picture messages from Galaxy S3

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. I recently got service with StraightTalk. I can receive picture messages, but I can't send them. When I try, it just makes a spinning circle at the bottom of the picture ...
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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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WhatsApp images and videos folders vanished

I have a Huawei Honor 3C. It was working well when suddenly my Whatsapp images and videos folder disappeared. I copied some gifs into the WhatsApp images and videos folder on the SD card and I also ...
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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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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, ...