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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 ...
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Only one thumbnail for all photos

I downloaded the million moments app which basically makes a cool album from the photos you choose. The problem is in the import screen when I choose photos, all the photos just have the thumbnail of ...
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67k views

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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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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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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3answers
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How can I copy pictures to the Gallery?

I have some pictures in a directory on my phone. How can I make them appear inside the picture Gallery?
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794 views

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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android v4.4.2 add own avatar (Motorola Moto G)

I have difficulty finding out how to add my own picture avatar, as is in the SMS dialog for example. I have added pictures of my contacts, and I can see them on the contact list and the SMS messages ...
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Android compresses all the photos I see online

My HTC One M7 (ARHD 81.0) is compressing all the photos/videos I see online. Instagram? Compressed (even more than normal). Imgur on Chrome? Compressed. Photos from bacon reader? Compressed. Google ...
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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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How to transfer pictures from hangouts onto my computer

How can I transfer the pictures that are on my android hangouts (sent and received messages), so that I can preserve them before I clear my android for space?
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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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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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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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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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5answers
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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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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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Is there a way to retrieve information from the camera on an android device?

What I'm wondering is if I snap a picture of an analog gauge is there a way I can get the camera to pull information about the position of the needles on the gauge? Take an analog alarm clock for ...
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Pictures are missing in Internal memory in Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Tab Model - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P3100, Android version - 4.1.1 Files in the DCIM folder both Pictures & Videos are missing in the internal memory. I'm sure that I haven't deleted them. I ...
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3answers
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Why can't I delete pictures I've sent in Google Hangouts in my gallery?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note III(3) and when I open my gallery there is a folder for each hangout conversation that contains images I have sent. Is there a way to delete the pictures or folders from ...
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What are these files in DCIM folder?

I was wondering if someone here knew what are these files: I've put it in image format because their file names are weird? I just found out that these files are present in my sd card, inside the ...
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2answers
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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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5answers
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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 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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How do I edit a photo to fix blemishes?

I need to take off some imperfection when I click on a part of the image, like remove a stain. I need to grab the pixels around the click and fix a flaw. How can I do that? Thank you.
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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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Android Hangouts image cache location

Is it possible to retrieve sent/received Hangouts images from the file system? I'm looking for an image which has been deleted on Google+, but is still in cache when I swipe through images on my ...
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Windows explorer not showing all my SdCard Files | Galaxy S3 mini

I have a some images that I can see in my phone, when I check the location it says that they're in my external SD card (see first image), but when I connect my phone to my laptop with Windows 7, I ...
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Set export quality in Photoshop Touch

I'm pretty satisfied with Adobe Photoshop Touch but am struggling with my export file sizes. As far as I can tell there is no way to adjust the quality or file size of your exported JPG. The only way ...
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How to upload images onto Google Glass device and view them?

The first part of the question: I've got a Google Glass device and I plugged it into the USB port. The drivers install fine on my WinXP. I do see the Glass directory pop up in My Computer. I'm able to ...
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What is the right way to remove pictures completely?

Having got many "trash" pictures I have backed up all the pictes made (by archiving the directory they are in) and look forward do delete them alltogether from my Android phone hard drive, Picasa web ...
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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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How to fix view of broken images?

Sometimes people MMS images to me from their phone, and it shows up like this: When I save the broken image, and transfer it to my computer, it displays properly on my computer. Is there a way to ...
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How to create a custom partition? (Not related to the SDCARD)

I am trying to figure out ways to create a new partition additionally to the standard ones, like system, boot or data. As the title indicates, my intention is not to create an ext4 partition inside ...
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Cannot open TIF file from GMail on Android device

Android: 4.1.2 When I try to open a TIF file from an email in GMail, I get the following message: Couldn't load image Is there a plug-in or a solution to fix this? I don't want to use a 3rd-party ...
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Restore deleted files in phone card of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

I keeped my camera photos and videos in DCIM/Camera in phone card. I has moved files to empty SD card in phone when it was accedentaly interrupted by deleting Camera folder. How can I restore my ...
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388 views

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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Crop visible portion of image [closed]

I'm looking for an app (or a gallery application) which allows you to select a photo, zoom in/move the image and then simply save the part visible on the screen, without loosing the resolution. Most ...
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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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Hiding images from android gallery [duplicate]

I dont want to install any 3rd party apps for hiding there images stored on device . How can I hide my images from the gallery app without installing any other app like Hide it Pro or Gallery lock? I ...
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List of supported A/V and Image Codecs

Using ADB, is it possible to obtain a list of audio, video and image codecs supported on a given device? Whether or not they physically play is another story. I'm just trying to poke the device and ...
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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 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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Is there any Android email client that fully supports offline reading?

I'm using K-9 mail on my Nexus 10 tablet. It is a good client, but it does not fetch images in HTML messages for offline reading. It has a setting for fetch images, which I have set, but I'm not ...
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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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I want to change the email where my pictures go to

When I take pictures with my Samsung, it automatically uploads my pictures to my email account. I want to change my email account, so that the photos get uploaded to a different account. How do I do ...
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12k views

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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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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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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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 ...