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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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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Did Google remove the “backup while on wifi” option from the Photos app?

I recently updated Google Photos (Build version 1.23.1.126715090) on my Android phone and noticed that my photos are no longer set to automatically sync to the cloud. I went into the app's settings ...
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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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Resize photo before sending it by email?

On iOS, when I select one or more photos from the camera storage and choose to send them by email, the OS will ask me whether to send the images in full size or make them smaller so that the email won'...
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Nexus 5 fron camera freezes, android 4.4.2

front camera in my nexus 5 freezes when im trying to switch to it. When I do it in camera app it just shows black screen, and in snapchat it just crashes the app. It stopped working after I installed ...
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Change Facebook (and others) photo saving folder

I'd like to ask a question about the facebook app (but it is not only one that does this). Currently, when I save any photo from facebook, it saves into /DCIM/Facebook. Now I would not normally care ...
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How to recover photo album with weird title?

I'm using a Galaxy Note Edge running Android 5.1.1. I renamed one of my albums with a title that starts with ".", then moved it into my phone's private mode. Now even in private mode, it doesn't show ...
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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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Add meta information to photos?

Is there a decent camera app that will easily let me add a bit of text to my photos and store that text in the image file as EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata? So far I have tried the stock Samsung camera app, ...
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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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samsung galaxy s7: dark photos with sunlight

i recently bought a samsung galaxy s7. the camera is really great at night, but at daytime the photos are turning out way too dark. i tried tweaking the settings, also in manual mode but didn't help. ...
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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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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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How could just deleting the ThumbNails deleted the original phots?

Recently I've inadvertently deleted the entire .thumbnails directory inside the DCIM directory, looking at their huge size which seemed useless at first and considering it'd resurrect back as the time ...
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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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Samsung Note 4 - Blacked out password protected screen - Transfer photos to PC

I have a Samsung Note 4. The Phone is still operating but password protected screen is blacked out. How can I get my photos off the phone & onto my computer(Microsoft Windows 10,ugh!)? My mom ...
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Photos moved from phone to SD card on Galaxy S5 have disappeared

I updated to Marshmallow a few days before my son's wedding. I didn't realize the phone was now saving the photos to the phone memory instead of the SD card. The memory got full, so I moved the pics ...
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Galaxy grand 2 pictures not showing up on gallery

I have problem with the photo gallery not showing any photos while they are available as files. I tried this: Delete .nomedia Delete com.android.gallery3d Settings-apps-all-media storage.. Clear ...
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PhotoMap and EagleEye apps: Caption EXIF tag

What is the name of the EXIF tag used to store the "caption" that can be attached to a picture using the PhotoMap and EagleEye apps? Thanks.
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Import Photos from Iphone to Android

I've been trying to access the wedding pictures I stored 5 years ago. I was an iPhone user, but now I'm using an LG K10 Android. I know the photos were store on either iCloud Photos OR Photostream in ...
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Phone Damage (Micromax Knight 350) few days ago, anyway to recover photos?

My phone got damaged a few days ago. I believe the phone is connected with Google Drive and Gmail account, but I have not installed Google Photos and Dropbox to my phone. Is there any way to get my ...
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Importing only “camera” photos from Android phone (to Windows)

I'd like to backup my photos off my Android cell phone camera into Windows (e.g. Win7 or Win10). But not other photos from the phone (e.g. WhatsApp photos). When I connect my phone to my Windows ...
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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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Using old tablet as digital photoframe

(have looked/asked elsewhere, but not found anything appropriate) I have an old tablet device I'm essentially using as a kitchen jukebox - too old to use as much else, even with the latest CM-...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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 (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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Airdroid modifies timestamps of copied files

MTP does not work in Ubuntu so I am using Airdroid to copy photos off my phone (Galaxy Nexus) to my computer (Ubuntu 12.04). My problem is that the files downloaded via Airdroid all have modification ...
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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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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 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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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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Where can I find the photos autosynced by Google?

My Android phone autosyncs all the photos I took to my Google account. Where could I find it? I'm using Google cloud services to sync photos. I tried looking at my Google Drive, but it says that I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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.