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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Is there a way to delete my information permanently from my phone?

I'm using huawei mate 8 and I'm willing to sell it but I need to delete my information from it permanently. ( photos, videos, contacts....)
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Where are my backup photos saved?

I recently had to reinstall my Android tablet and I lost all my photos in the process . I remember backing up my photos quite a few times but I don't know where they are stored . Can u please help me ?...
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Some JPEGs from micro SD card munged, others OK

Relevant contents of micro SD card: 437 files in DCIM > Camera directory 177 JPEGs can't be read (HEX dump begins with 0000 instead of FFD8) 138 are damaged (HEX dump includes a series of 0000 ...
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Transferring photos

I transferred my photos from my Samsung S6 to my desktop, but should have transferred them to Picassa so that I could save my tags that I put on all of the pictures. Is there a way to transfer the ...
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how do i transfer photos from bookmarks to gallery on my android

I have photos in bookmarks on my 4.4.2 android that I want to move to photo gallery. HELP!!! I have tried all the options listed but nothing works. Again HELP!!!
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Some photos missing in Photos and Gallery apps

In both Photos and Gallery, there is an album of called "Downloads". Over the past year or so, I have downloaded more images from the web through the browser. These photos would show up in the album ...
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Android Gallery all pictures are blurry [closed]

A few days ago on my Android whenever I open my gallery, all my downloaded pictures have a very low quality. Even my screenshots that I took are so fuzzy and blurry. I don't know what to do, I've ...
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Camera app creates too many albums on photos.google.com

I'm amazed by how Android devices and photos.google.com are linked nicely, but one thing is that in my shared page, I see too many folders presumably created by the camera app on my Android phones, ...
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Recover photos that got deleted when device switched off?

I have a Moto X Pure running Android 6.0. I have a lot of pictures saved on it. I was recently taking pictures and the device ran out of battery and switched off. When I got home and turned it back on,...
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Free up phone memory taken up by thumbnails

I have a 16 GB Samsung Galaxy S3 phone - 5.05GB of which is being taken up by thumbnails! Can I move these to my 32GB SD card? I have tried DMR (duplicate media remover) and that has detected ...
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Why are my downloads disappearing? Samsung S4 Mini

I cant find any of my downloads/photos that I saved to my internal memory, like pic attachments from text messages. They show in my downloads under gallery for a while then they disappear. I checked ...
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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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iPhone security and Android MTP support

I'm trying to import photos from my iPhone to my Nexus 10 device (Android 5.1.1) using USB-OTG. The iPhone connects as a MTP device and will initially connect as a empty device until I press "Trust ...
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How can I prevent corruption of photos on my SD card? (BAD_REMOVAL events)

I am currently using Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900) with Sandisk 32GB Ultra Micro SD HC with Adapter (SDSDQU-032G-U46A), which holds 16K pictures in pictures folder. The pictures are managed using ...
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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 Do You Save Favorite Photos on Android after Photo Backup

I'm an iPhone user. When I back up my photos with Windows Photo Wizard it automatically deletes all backed up pictures from the iPhone but then restores the photos in the folders I pointed to in ...
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How to sync deleted photos with google photos/drive?

Have in mind that when I take photos I might take 2 shots of same instance. I arrive home, start wi-fi. All photos are synced with photos. Now - looking into gallery I delete some of them - they were ...
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Photos received from shareit

Photos and videos received from share it is not downloaded to gallery and I cannot view it in gallery.Why is this happening?
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Recover encrypted photos

I had recently recovered my stolen lg l16c and had to factory reset to unlock How do I decrypt my SD card photos
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Cannot browse or share photos downloaded from internet

This was a problem in my S3 but now it is much more prevalent in my LG4. in 70% of cases, when I download a photo from the internet it is not available for sharing using fb or whatsapp, and I cannot ...
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my samsung J7 screen is badly damaged,how can I unlock my pattern lock with damaged screen? [duplicate]

My Samsung galaxy J7 screen is badly damaged,how can I unlock my pattern lock as screen is broken and I can't see r touch the screen
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Some photos not opening after installing a MicroSD

I have a Lenovo K4 note with 16 GB inbuilt memory. I have also installed 128GB MicroSD. Now some photos that were just fine are not getting displayed. It just shows a grey screen. In gallery for those ...
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Once you use “Free up space” in Google Photos, how do you keep some photos for offline?

Once you use “free up space” in Google Photos, how do you keep some photos for offline? I selected some photos and tried to share them to Gmail, but it created a link to the photos in online form.
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Changing contact image from sources other than galery

Is there a way to alter the source list that pops up when you try to change a contact's photo? I would like to add an option to choose from google photos source.
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Android (HTC M8) has “forgotten” my SD Card is encrypted. Help!

Having a bit of a stressful problem. My HTC m8 (Marshmallow) is encrypted, as well as the external SD card. All my photos are on the SD card. I have lots backed up but I'm having a great trip to NYC ...
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I had saved my important photos and videos in NQ Vault App but unfortunately deleted data

I have a Micromax A99 Android device. I saved my important photos and videos in the NQ Vault App WITHOUT USING a Google account, but now am trying to recover lost data. It's showing data is not ...
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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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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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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 ...