Questions about photos (pictures) on your device. For the Photos app, use its corresponding app-specific tag instead (see tag-wiki/info for details) if it exists.

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DCIM/.thumbnails/.thumbdata3-* files get deleted but does not free up space on Nexus 7 Android ver 6.0.1

I am trying to delete .thumbdata3-* files in my DCIM/.thumbnails folder on my Nexus 7 Android version 6.0.1 tablet as these files seem to be taking up close to 3 GB of data. I followed instructions ...
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Photos are not visible when SD card is inserted

I cannot see my photos on my android device when an SD card is inserted. The application says that, they are not found. How to retrieve that photos back or make it visible? I have never deleted it.
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Sharing a photo to Facebook no longer allows putting it into an album?

With a recent update of FB for Android, any time that I share a photo to FB (using the "molecule" icon), the option to assign it into an album seems to be missing (it used to be an icon in the bottom ...
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Google Photos did not compress a few items, even on high quality mode

As the title suggests, My settings on my Android app is high quality, not original size Most photos are getting compressed, very few photos are left uncompressed Most videos are left uncompressed ...
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My photos are rotating from landscape mode to portrait mode when i click on it

I have brought new android phone meizu m2.I copied photos from ipad to m2.Whenever i click on particular image,if it is in landscape view,it is converting to portrait immediately and displaying.Dont ...
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How can I recover my photos from a phone that I don't have access to?

I recently lost my Motorola Mini. I purchased another Motorola Mini handset but it does not have my data on it, including my photos. How can I retrieve the photos from the old phone?
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Problem With Phone Camera

When I take a picture it says couldn't find file and when someone sends a picture on WhatsApp it says file doesn't exist on the sd card. I have to turn the phone off and back on and they have to send ...
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Deletes All Of My Photos & Videos

My Infinix Hot2 X510 (Running on AndroidOne) got Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Friday, this is the good news :). The bad news is after updating the system all of my photos & videos are GONE, ...
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Screen resolution vs. image resolution

I have a question about pixels and screen resolution of an Android device. The app I developed was at the time when Samsung Galaxy S III was new. The images for my app had a resolution 2310x1300 ...
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Why did the panorama option disappear?

When I got my phone, I could take panorama pictures. Then the option disappeared. What gives? If I remember correctly, there was simply an option on this tool tray: (click screenshot for larger ...
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Retrieve photos backed up from Android and transferred to another phone via SD card

my old android died and I replaced it with a new different one. my old phone came with an option to hide pictures so that I could keep some private. now that I have the new phone I cannot see these ...
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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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Problem with recovering photos from a broken phone

So recently my Sony Xperia ZL took a dive in water and I have not backed it up in Dropbox or Google photos. The screen does not turn on no matter what I do, but it does register when it is plugged in ...
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Auto back up photos in s3

I recently just had my Samsung s3 replaced with a new one because the original was broken.I moved all my pictures to my computer and transferred them to the new phone. The problem ,however, being that ...
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Galaxy Core Prime: Gallery warns about low space, but fails to delete

When I try and look at my pictures in gallery, there's a warning "There is not enough space (-1751 MB) in your device memory. Delete some files". So, I hit "okay" and it takes me to my files, and ...
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Uploading photos to dropbox

Have Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. All of a sudden when I send photo to dropbox to upload doesn't work. I check dropbox and have the message "waiting to upload", but never loads.
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Images and Videos missing from phone after system update

I have the Zenfone 2 ZE551ML 32GB. After updating to the latest version I noticed my most recent taken photos and videos are missing, they were all taken on the 15th of december. Even an album called ...
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UNABLE TO SAVE ANY PHOTO ON MY EDGE 6

I lost all my photos. I'm unable to have a photo on my edge 6. I take a photo, its nowhere to be found. Same goes for screenshots, downloaded pictures, saves, ANY PHOTOS!!! It states, file not found, ...
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Picture folder disappeared from gallery on Huawei Ascend G6

I have a Huawei Ascend G6, and my folder with more than 500 pictures just disappeared from my gallery. I regularly clean system with Clean Master. I did it a couple of times, downloaded DU Speed ...
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How do I back up my samsung S5 data.

I have a Samsung S5 and without no reason the screen has stopped working, its totally black the lights are still active. I have taken it to the mobile retailer and they have tried to reset it by ...
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Adding (and exporting) tags to pictures

I am trying to find a way to organize picture metadata in my Android phone. By default, it adds location and time data, so that the photos are easily searchable on the phone. I can also tag people and ...
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How to watch photo sphere taken on another device offline on android?

Short I have taken several photo spheres on my old Nexus 5. Now I have migrated to the new Nexus 5x, how can I watch the photo spheres offline? Detail Since the mobile internet is really limited ...
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how to get back photo gallery pictures after factory resetting LG phone?

How can you get back erased photo gallery pictures after factory resetting (by Setup Wizard) LG phone ?
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What does the “no thumbnail” error mean?

I am able to take photos with my tablet, but when I try to view them I get a blank screen with the message "no thumbnail". I never had this problem before. I can see older pictures with no problems ...
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Undo Photo Edits on Google Photos

I cropped my photo using Google Photos and hit save. It over-wrote my changes and now I'm not able to recover my original photo. I'm using Android 5.1.1 Cyanogen Mod 12.1 on a Oneplus One In ...
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Take a photo in PNG (or other lossless) format

I need to take a collection of photographs using my Samsung Note 4 used as resources for a video game. To give the best experience, it is important that I use a completely lossless format for this. ...
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My photos disappeared from my Samsung S5 sd card. Trying to recover photos or find hidden files

My photos disappeared from my Samsung S5 sd card. I know sd cards get corrupted but there were a couple of weird things that happened in conjunction with the disappearance. I saw a message on my ...
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Movie / Google Photos / No cellphone Supported

Google photos gives support to create movies on our Android phones from photos or videos we have on our phones, this is only available on certain Android devices. ...
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How to sync Android and iOS photos?

I currently have iPhone 5, iPad mini, MacBook Air and iMac. I use the iOS and OS X Photos apps to store my photos and to share select photos with family. My photos are stored in iCloud for purposes of ...
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Can Google Photos sync up iOS Photos *albums*?

Is there any way to get Google Photos sync on iOS/OS X to recognise my albums and retain those photos in those albums when on Google Photos? I am looking for ways to return to Android. Thanks.
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Is there a way to retrieve images from a stolen phone [duplicate]

I was using HTC Desire 626 which was connected to my Google account. I lost it yesterday, or may be it was stolen (pickpocket) while I was visiting a busy street market in Pratunam, Thailand. When I ...
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How to put all your android photos to google drive?

I want automatic solution. Basically I want every picture I take go to google drive once I have wifi connection Is there any app that can do that? In iphone every photo I took go to iCloud ...
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How can I free up Google Photos storage usage from Google Drive

Google Photos (previously Google+) automatically backs up your photos from your phone to your Google+ / Google Photos account. They give you the option to backup a compressed version which is ...
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Missing pictures from phone internal memory to SD card

Yesterday I was on call with the Samsung helpline number. My phone's memory was full, so the engineer took access of my phone through Smart Tutor and he transferred my images from my camera to the SD ...
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How can I change my pictures' and videos' date on my phone by their filenames?

Yesterday, I moved a bunch of old pictures and videos to my phone, using a FTP server I installed on my phone. Everything went fine, but today I discovered that the date of all the copied photos and ...
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Image App which does not hide the directory structure

I sync images to the external SD cards of my android5 tablet. I use this schema: YYYY/MM/DD-event1 YYYY/MM/DD-event2 Example: 2015/09/01-morning-sunrise 2015/09/01-afternoon-shopping ... All ...
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Transfered photos to computer but hidden folder didnt copy, how can i get these photos back if the phone has been wiped [duplicate]

I transferred all my photos to my mac using android file transfer. I had a hidden folder which i didnt notice wasnt transferred over until now. The phone has been restored to factory settings. Is ...
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How can I change the file size of photos uploaded to Google Photos?

i have uploaded my photos in google photos with upload size Original. Now 4.4GB only left out of 15GB. I have deleted photos in my phone after uploading to google photos. Now i changed my google ...
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How to undelete photos in a Samsung galaxy S4 active? [duplicate]

How to undelete photos in a Samsung galaxy S4 active? I have deleted a folder on the phone with pictures in it and I would really like get them back. Not on SD card but in the phones memory.
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How can I restore photos from quickpic after reset?

I have a nexus 5 and I just updated to the lastest 5.1.1 image using adb, but that unfrotunately resetted my phone. So I installed and configured my usual apps and I'm glad to see that google's photo ...
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Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread: Sort and do a cloud backup of photos

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y and I want to sort camera pictures and do a cloud backup. Is it possible using the standard Gallery app and any other of it's factory resources? I know Google Photos would ...
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PTP for photo transfer not working on my S6 edge

I have a Mac (iMac, newest model with newest software) and it is impossible to access photos from camera roll of my S6 edge (128 GB) in USB PTP mode. In Apple Photo app it shows the device but it ...
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How can I stop Google photos to show images from my google drive

So I have some private images that I would rather not like to show up on google photos, I have them on my google drive but today I wanted to show some pictures of my office to a friend of mine when ...
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Manage photo Library on Facebook Messenger app

I was just wondering if there was a way to modify the folder structure on the Facebook and Facebook Messenger app to use the folders already set up in the Gallery to select photos, rather than ...
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Will deleting a photo on device, also delete the synced photos on Google?

My SD card and internal storage are full, and I want to free up some space. Is it safe to delete photos if the photos show that they are being synced to my Google account?
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Where are photos stored in an android backup?

Recently I did a backup of my android using adb. I wanted to find my pictures from this backup so I extracted the .ab to a .tar file using Nikolay Elenkov's extractor. In the tar file I can't seem to ...
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deleting local copies of backed up Google Photos

I see that this question has been asked a couple of times before but I have not seen a really concise answer for the latest version of the Google Photos app since they added the Unlimited Backups ...
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Add Location to Photos

I know this is possible with third party applications, but is it not possible to add location to an image using the standard Google Photos app, either from the website or mobile app ? Just realized I ...
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How to disable Xperia Z2 burst mode?

Almost every time I take a picture by camera hardkey, burst mode is activated automatically although I released the key immediately. I don't expect such a short press to activate burst mode. ...
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Easiest way to resize and email pictures?

I have some clients that need to take high quality photos with their cell phones, send the photos via email, but keep the original size for later. (don't ask :P ) I'm looking for the easiest way to ...