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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 add an image to the email signature?

I want to add a small image to every of my outgoing emails as part of the signature. I can’t find where to add an image. I’ve only found where to change the signature text. How can I add an image to ...
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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, ...
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Why is there :nopm: in some photo file names?

I was looking at some of the pictures taken with my camera (Google Camera) and there are some that have :nopm: in the file name. The format of the file names are the same, just some contain this after ...
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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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LG G3 picture in internel memory missing in gallery

So this happened after my phone shut down ( 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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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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Lost Camera Pictures on “Samsung Note 10”

Last night, I had some pictures (In Camera Folder), But today all of them except some of older ones are lost and just a broken picture exists, I want to know what happens to them? And why? I should ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I reset my device without losing images on it?

I know I can backup and restore. But I just don't want the images to be deleted (either phone memory or sd card). Meaning, have the folder of the images remain, so that Gallery can read all the images ...
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Transferring Samsung Galaxy S4 pictures

So I came across a similar question but because I'm new and don't have enough points I apparently can't comment. Anyways, this morning I accidentally dropped my phone and rather than the glass screen ...
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How to access hidden pictures on Galaxy S4 with broken screen?

I have Samsung Galaxy S4 from T-Mobile, but I happen to break it. I still can turn it on and hear it, but the screen won't light up at all. Now, I have certain pictures. I put them in the stock hidden ...
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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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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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Unable to copy image to clipboard

I am unable to copy image 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 anyone tell me why ...
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Gallery application replacement for adding text based Photo Notes

The Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo stock Gallery application has (and other models do too) an option to set a Photo Note when you're viewing a picture. When you select it the picture rotates via some OpenGL ...
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How to turn off image for particular sender in Gmail app?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. My question is related with Gmail v5.0.1 (1642443). First see below given image. The red bordered option is used to turn on image in email from particular sender. ...
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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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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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Facebook for Android app no longer displays og:image of website served via home computer's IP

I've followed the advice given in this post. I have updated the Facebook cache, and shared a website on Facebook on my Facebook timeline (shared only with me for testing purposes) via a web browser. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Auto Backup lost [duplicate]

I have over 658 pictures that were auto backed up on my old phone then got transfered to my new phone, but something was deleted under the "auto backup" folder to where I can see my pictures, but when ...
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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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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 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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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 ...