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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Tagging photos when importing them from my Galaxy Note

I tried to import the photos I have in my Galaxy Note. While importing them the computer asked if I would add a tag to them -- and I did. The strange thing is that when the computer finished ...
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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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How can I take a photograph via voice control with Google Camera or CyangoenMod default camera?

I know that I can use Google Search and say "OK Google, Take a picture" to open the chosen camera app. How can I then take a photo? I tried the obvious "snapshot", "take picture" both with and ...
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Can I reduce app space by deleting unwanted files?

Specifically, I'm an artist and use PicsArt photo studio a lot, which is a great app. The issue is that my phone is ALWAYS low on space (thanks a bunch, sprint bloatware!) So this app is awesome, but ...
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Why the music player stop playing music when taking photo?

May I know what is the reason why Android phone's music player will stop playing music when I switch to camera mode? I find it logical if the music player stop playing music when taking a movie but ...
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How can I stop Friendcaster automatically attempting to upload every picture taken on my Samsung Galaxy S2 running Ice Cream Sandwich

Every time I take a photo on my Samsung Galaxy S2 it then prompts me to Save or Delete the photo, and then a Friendcaster prompt asks me to give the photo a name to upload it to Facebook. While this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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android/data/com. folders

While searching for .jpg images that seem to be scattered ALL OVER my Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), I discovered that, when connected to my Win7 PC, I can see .jpg images (my own photos with my unique ...
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Clearing photos space from device via USB, keeping auto backup

I am running out of storage space on my mobile device. I am using photos auto-backup, and would like to still be available to view my photos/videos when I want to from my device. Can I connect via ...
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Set export quality in Photoshop Touch

I'm pretty satisfied with Adobe Photoshop Touch but am struggling with my export file sizes. As far as I can tell there is no way to adjust the quality or file size of your exported JPG. The only way ...
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Anyway to get off the photos from a broken Galaxy S4?

My Galaxy S4 took a bath in the Pacific Ocean and now won't turn on. I tried to have it fixed, but it really is gone. Is there anyway to retrieve the photos from the hard drive of the device? ...
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Is there are way using GDrive or Photos resizing pictures before sync/upload?

I'm synchronising all my cam photos to my google drive. I'm using the photo app on android to upload pictures. There is just one thing that I don't like: I have no option to resize these pictures ...
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How to add street and time as text to a photo?

I am looking for a way to automatically add the street address and current time as text to a photo. Failing that, I'm looking for a way to post-process any photo I choose to add that information as ...
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MMS pictures not opening

I have a Galaxy S4 on Verizon - rooted, but still running the stock ROM. Recently I noticed that I am unable to open MMS messages on my phone. I receive them, and am able to view the thumbnail, but ...
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Seesmic Twitter image upload problem

So I started using Seesmic application to post on FaceBook and Twitter, but I have problem when uploading images in Twitter statuses. If I use yfrog.com as service for uploading images in the ...
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Taking pictures while recording a video

How can I take pictures while recording a video, similar to the feature introduced in the Galaxy S3 or is that a hardware feature? If the feature is available (e.g., via an app), which handsets and ...
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How to get Picasa/Google+ shared photo's URL quickly from Android mobile device?

My sister doesn't use Google+ so it is quite hard for me to share an individual photo of my Picasa album with her. Currently I can only do that from a PC - opening picasa web album site, open the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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