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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Out of memory, will not turn on

My phone had shown a low storage warning for about a week or two and today I had removed the battery and attempted to turn the phone on again because it was glitching. However, when I tried to turn it ...
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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 ...
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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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Archiving old photos to Google Plus (off the phone, but accessible)

I have an EyeFi in my camera. The client on my phone polls it and downloads new photos. My phone automagically backs them up to Google Plus Photos. So from taking a picture, I can access them from any ...
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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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Droid photo gallery problem

I downloaded apps on my husbands phone for our daughter. Now, when he goes to his gallery, the pictures don't show up. What can I do to fix it so he wont lose his photos of our daughter?
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Google+ is filling up my phone

I was running out of storage space on my phone, mainly due to photos, so I decided to sync all my pictures and "home movies" to Google+ and then delete all the photos/movies from my phone (deleting ...
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Image info cache even after deletion?

So I've been trying to transfer images from my mac to my android (previously from iOS device). At first the images exported from the iOS device was done with a bad program and the creation dates were ...
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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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Delete large numbers of photos at once without deleting from Google+ backup

I have about 5000 photos on my phone right now, and they are all backed up on Google+. I know I can delete photos without removing them from Google+ by using the Photos app and selecting "On Device." ...
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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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Android Photos App Clear Data

I've cleared Data on the Photos app and photos are no longer showing. Any Ideas how to fix this?
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Google Photos Add a Location on Multiple Files

I am using Google Photos for my archieved photos. I have lots of photos from past(When the Photo Location not involved) Now i want to add the location for my Photos to organize them. It is possible ...
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How can I delete backed up Google+ photos off of the phone?

How can I delete backed up Google+ photos off of the phone? I know Flikr has support for this, and I don't think there is a way to do this natively with Google+, so is there a 3rd party app or ...
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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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Google drive only backup new photos

How can I only backup photo's I make after I turned on automatic backup?
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Deleting photos on Google+ doesn't delete them on local storage on my phone

I'm still getting used to the Auto Backup functionality in the Photos app. I turned this feature on and all my photo's are correctly synced to Google+. When I delete a photo on my phone (Nexus 5) it ...
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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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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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Where did all these photos and videos come from?

My phone's memory is so full that it won't let me take or download pictures anymore. Also cannot download almost any app due to low memory. When I look at memory usage, most of it is used for photos ...
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Recover photos and videos from s3 (no sd or root)

Basically someone deleted photos from my dads phone. He doesn't have a sd card and his Galaxy S3 is not rooted. Is there any way to get them back?
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Wrong time of photo on Nexus 4

After I took a photo with my Nexus 4, I clicked "Details" and found out the taken day and time are wrong. Such as, it should be "Feb 25, 2015 6:50PM", but it shows "Feb 26, 2015 12:50:13AM". How ...
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How to transfer photos wirelessly without losing file date and time

I want to quickly wirelessly transfer photos off an Android (Kit Kat) device. The catch: I don't want to lose the file dates/times during the transfer. Specifically, I am not talking about the EXIF ...
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my phone doesn't load any picture i take with the camera

I thought there was some sort of problem with my camera but it works just fine except that it doesn't load the pictures i take with it. I take a picture and when i try to view it it turns out to be a ...
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Change aspect ratio of pictures

How can I simply change the aspect ratio of pictures on Android 4.2.2? Say from 1920x1080 to 1920x1280. Background: On my Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, I can take pictures using the native camera app and ...
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Android picture naming convention

I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile. I noticed that pictures are named as YYYMMDD_ABCDEF.jpg where the first part represents date and the last purt I suspect represents time in military ...
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Dropbox Camera Upload for Camera FV-5 raw (DNG) photos

On Nexus 5 & Android 5, Camera FV-5 can capture raw photos, stored in DNG format. How can I upload the DNG files automatically to some kind of cloud storage? For example, the "Camera Upload" ...
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Photo and video recovery

I accidentally deleted an entire timeline of photos off of gallery. My phone was set to sync with my Gmail account and Facebook. Where do I find these synced photos and videos through my Gmail or ...