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I can't send a picture attachment within a text message - using NET10 (Motorola ATRIX 2)

I can't send a picture attachment within a text message - using NET10 (Motorola ATRIX 2) - have only had the service for a month and this is the first time I've tried sending a picture
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Download Photosphere images

I have Google Cardboard which works great with Photosphere. I've created a few of my own, but I'd really like to get some spectacular images (e.g. Times Square, Grand Canyon etc) to install on my ...
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How to import photos from a digital camera using USB OTG?

I have some simple digital camera for my kids with only internal memory. I do have some windows software for it to import the photos. The windows software looks a bit outdated, but it works. When I ...
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How to change someone's profile picture in WhatsApp?

I don't like one of my WhatsApp friend's picture (we chat regularly though his photo disgusts me), so I want to change his profile picture. I did change its source image, but it didn't work on the ...
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Saving a photo attached in text message

I have a Galaxy S2, running Android 4.0.3 I can open a photo attached to a text message. How can I save the photo (not the message)?
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Deleted Google Photos because it stopped backing up and cannot now reinstall

Get an error message saying it cannot be installed in default location.
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How can i only delete the photos on cloud of Google Photos?

I was considering to delete the photos only on cloud but not on devices when I'm using Google Photos. Because i was uploading them with original size, it means they are occupying my Google drive ...
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Why can't I send pictures from my LG Optimus L90?

My LG Optimus L90 will not send pictures. I don't get it: my data is turned on and I even have tried to turn off WiFi to see if it will send, and I always have no luck. It just says "sending" for the ...
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How to undelete photos in a Samsung galaxy S4 active?

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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Importing photos finds all image files, not just camera pictures

When trying to import photos from my Galaxy S2 in Windows, it tries to import all image files on the phone (including application data), not just those in DCIM. The system is Android 4.0.3. The ...
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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 do I move images from one album to another

I would like to move images from one album to another. when I select 'move' my phone displays two albums only (pictures and upload). The problem is that I'd like to move a pic to 'all downloads', ...
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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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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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Sharing photos between two accounts

My wife and I use Google Photos to share pictures between our devices. We like it because it has Auto Backup and automatically syncs pictures between our two phones. To make this work, though, she ...
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How can I delete all images in the album on my Sony Xperia S?

I synched all my photos with Lightroom, now would like to delete them from my Phone. There is no delete function in the Sony Album (Android Album?) however. How can I get rid of all photos taken?
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How do i make a new photo album on my HTC Hero S

I have Astro File Manager, but i still cant figure out how to create a new album in my Gallery. If there is any way, can someone please help me out?
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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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Picasa photos in gallery don't show up in photos app or google+ photos

I have some photos that show up in gallery>picasa, but not in the photos app. I know these photos were downloaded pictures from a previous phone, off a received email I believe. I may or may not have ...
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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 ...
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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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Why doesn't Google+ auto upload all my pictures consistently and in the right sequence?

Google+ doesn't upload my photos consistently, and sometimes it uploads them out of order. Why would the app not do its job consistently? There are missing pictures, and then a week later they ...
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Trying to delete hangouts photos

So I've been trying to delete hangouts photos. I went to Picasa Web albums and the photos that are in my device are not in my albums, but I can't delete them at all from my Samsung galaxy tab 4. ...
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Pictures and videos disappear from my gallery after connecting via USB

All my picture and videos (whatsapp and DCIM) are gone from my gallery after connecting my phone (Samsung Note Edge) to my computer via USB cable and till now I cannot retrieve them. All my pictures ...
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Recovering deleted photos on internal memory

I read the tag wiki and about 10 pages deep of questions tagged data-recovery, but it only depressed me. I deleted a folder of photos off of my phone by accident and need to retrieve them. I haven't ...
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Move photos from Android to PC wirelessly *in one step*

My Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx HD is full of pictures. I have Windows 7, the USB cable, WiFi and Bluetooth. Photos are stored both on internal storage and overflow onto the SD. I want to take all photos ...
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Pictures are getting blurred while uploading to Instagram on Galaxy S6 Edge

My pictures are getting blurred while uploading to Instagram on Galaxy S6 Edge. How do I fix it?
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Google photo backup failure

Iam using a Motorola G 2nd revision and the google photo app. I notice 2 days ago that my photos were not backup on Google+. Inspecting the photo app on the phone it says "Backing up 1 of 119". I ...
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Exclude locale folders from Carousel

I am using Carousel of Dropbox on my devices. I would like to exclude some folders from the backup such as screenshot images or whatsapp ones. I have found something around w.r.t. Google photos app ...
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How can I assign a picture for a name-only text sender

Occasionally, you receive SMS messages that have a company name rather than a reply number. The network provider, for example, might send texts from "T-Mobile" or "Vodafone" whilst banks might appear ...
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Delete constrained 2048px images and upload “high quality” < 16MP photos

I'm attempting to delete my constrained 2048px images off of google photos to make way for the new less than 16MP photos "high quality" version of the photos. My concern is that by deleting the ...
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Google Photos App - Older Version [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me where I can obtain an APK link to the older version of Google Photos? I hate the new one bereft of all the cool editing techniques. I would like to roll back to the old version....
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Galaxy S4 “sound and shot” feature - extract sound

The Galaxy S4 has a neat feature called "sound and shot" (maybe "sound & shot"?). It will let you record up to 9 seconds of sound with a picture. However, I want just the sound out of a picture ...
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how to activate face recognition in the new google photos

I'm living in Europe and the new google photos app does not group the people in my photos in the search menu. I did some research and found out that this function is only available in USA. Any Idea ...
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How can I recover photos that may have been deleted from Google backup?

I backed up all of my photos to Google backup last night. I checked to make sure they were there, and they were, so i deleted them from my phones gallery. This morning I check, and most of my photos ...
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Does Google Photos allow for “Hidden” albums or photos?

I have not found anywhere in Google Photos to "hide" and album, collection, or specific photo from view under any given context. Is there a setting or workaround that will allow a user to select ...
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Hide photos in the Google+ photos app

I want to back up my photos using the photos app, but I don't want some of them to show up when I open the app on my phone. Is this possible?
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Delete original pictures/videos from phone and not have Google Photos automatically delete the online copy

I have Google Photos app enabled to automatically backup all my photos and videos to my Google Photos. My question is, once they are on the drive how can I delete the original from the phone without ...
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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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Samsung “sound and shot” on computer

Samsung's Sound and Shot makes pictures with up to 9 seconds of audio, but when I upload the files to my computer the audio is gone !!! I've searched for so long but still haven't found a way to move ...
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Does Google+ to new Photos app “cut & paste,” or “copy & paste” archives?

Does the new Photos app duplicate photos from Google+, or does it move them completely over? I pay $1.99/month for my Google Storage and was wondering if current system will delete the copies in ...
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How to save photos sent in Facebook chat?

My friends and I often share pictures via Facebook and Facebook Messenger app. I cannot save the photos to my gallery. Please help
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Google photos displays pixelated images

Today I noticed that pictures (screenshots, pictures, etc) in my phone (LG F60) are displayed awfully. I use google photo. Until yesterday everything was fine but today i noticed that everything in ...
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Can I recover photos that were being stored in a corrupt SD sector and then deleted after a phone restart?

I have no idea how this is even possible, but let's start from the beginning. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. I went on a road trip this Memorial Day weekend and took a bunch of photos. The whole weekend ...