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I wanted to do this and the .nomedia file approach is the way to go as it is used by certain apps to hide images that they don't want indexed (such as pics of birds in the birds of Britain app). However it's a bit of a devil to do. Firstly you must create this .nomedia file in every directory that you don't want indexed, not just the top level one. The ...


Google decided to remove the Gallery app, replacing it by the "Photos" app.


Be sure that you haven't disabled it. Go to Settings -> Apps -> All/Disabled and see if you have disabled it.


Open Gallery, tap settings, select content to display, deselect Picasa and they will magically disappear. Where they go, I don't know. But they're no longer in my Gallery!!!!


No worries , the same had happened even with me . And i did as follows Solution 1 Note :Do the steps for both Internal and external Card -> Go to File manager -> Android -> Data -> com.android.gallery3d . Delete this folder ( com.android.gallery3d ) in both internal and external card . Then do the next step . -> Go to Settings -> Apps / Application ...


To see your pictures again in the gallery, just remove the .nomedia file, it's hiding the pictures in the folder from the media scan. You need to trigger a rescan to be executed by the media-scanner (e.g. by performing a reboot) for your photos to show up. Only thing I wonder: new photos are shown, just old ones are gone – that sounds like a different ...


I know this doesn't answer your exact question. You'll save yourself a lot of time and effort going with another picture app such as QuickPic It's fast and customizable, and you can select which folders to include OR exclude :) Do yourself a favor and disable Gallery.

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