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If you have Android 4.0+: You can press the Power button + the Volume Down button at the same time to take a screenshot. It will be saved to your gallery. Note: You need to keep the buttons pressed for around a second for this to work. This is to avoid the screenshot when this combination is accidentally pressed. If you're rooted: you can install an app ...


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Starting with Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich there is finally a possibility to create a screen-shot without 3rd party app or connected computer: Press the following two keys at the same time: Volume-Down + Power Note that it is crucial to press both keys nearly the same time. If your press and hold Volume-Down and afterwards press Power it will not work. ...


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In most Samsung phones with Android 2.2+ you can take screenshots by holding the back key and tapping the home button.


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Install the Android SDK on your computer, connect the phone and run DDMS from the terminal and then select Device > Screen Capture (or Ctrl+S) and a screenshot will be made.


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Open the Google Plus app, go to settings and disable "instant-upload". Please note if you enabled it: Each photo you take will be uploaded to Google Plus' staging area but not be shared immediately. It's just for convenience so that you don't have to grab your phone if you want to share some past pictures you took with your mobile. You will be able to to ...


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On a Samsung Galaxy S II, it's simultaneously pressing the Power+Home button. It's tricky though; 9 out of 10 times I can't get it. Obviously that's specific to that model of phone and not the Android OS. As far as I know, there isn't any native app built-in to the OS for all phones, it's too bad really. This is also applicable for the: Samsung Galaxy ...


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A Google search shows me a lot of people have this question...looks like it's still an issue. Although one post here says Image Viewer (with animation) v1.0 from Androlib.com helped (I have not tried it).


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If you add a file with the name .nomedia (note the period at the beginning) to the folder, the automatic media scanner will skip that folder in the future. Thus no images from there will appear in the Gallery. You can do this by tethering to your computer or by using one of the several folder-browsing apps in the Play Store (e.g., ES File Explorer, ASTRO).


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On the HTC EVO3D, you may press lock button and home button at same time to capture a screenshot. FYI the "lock button" is the same thing as the power button


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It could be your provider. In the netherlands, t-mobile has an option (or at least had, I don't remember seeing it lately) to scale-down images in their proxy. As all your requests can go trough their "image" proxy at a click of a button (probably something to do with your APN, most likely server side even?)... So it might not even have anything to do with ...


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You can save the image to SD Card and use the Gallery app to set the wallpaper. Gallery app has the feature to crop selected portion of an image and then save it as a wallpaper.


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I'm not sure if it's the same on older systems, but on ICS it appears to save directly to /data/data/com.android.settings/files/wallpaper. I set mine from the browser, pulled that file, then changed it to a .png extension and viola - it was the image I had set. It also appears that this file simply gets overwritten when you change your wallpaper, so I don't ...


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Once rooted, I've liked working with Screenshot (Cyrket link). Set the timer, go to your application and wait; or set it to “Shake” mode, go to your application and shake it. Hard. And files show up in a screenshot folder. Happy day. I mean it. SHAKE IT HARD. Unless there's some trick to shaking and I'm doing it in the wrong direction, this is NOT a ...


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Ah, cripes. I don't know what on Earth put this .nomedia file on the root of my SD card. Problem fixed.


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A one line script should do this on a root 'ed handset, be aware that this is for Linux and hard-coded for 800x480 screen resolution and also, if your Android's Linux Kernel has framebuffer support compiled in: #!/bin/sh adb pull /dev/graphics/fb0 fb0 && ffmpeg -vframes 1 -vcodec rawvideo -f rawvideo -pix_fmt rgb565le -s 480x800 -i fb0 -f image2 ...


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The following method also requires root, but may be better and easier if you need the screenshots while writing articles, app reviews or documentation. You do not need complex instructions or the Android SDK, and this works on all rooted devices. Install droid VNC server. Print Screen. Profit!


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ShootMe does work for me on the Galaxy Tab (2.2), even if I did not root it and the ShootMe page says, that it works only for rooted devices.


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Unfortunately, unless someone (almost certainly the sensor manufacturer in conjunction with the camera manufacturer) has provided methods to get RAW data from the sensor level all the way up through the Android stack, it's going to be somewhere between very difficult and impossible. Even if you did get RAW data, most processing suites probably aren't going ...


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Sounds like the contents of your SD Card have not been scanned since taking the photos. Try the SDrescan app from Market. This should help in such situations. Alternatively, you can manually un-mount the SD Card (via Menu -> Settings -> Storage -> Unmount SD Card) and re-mount it again. This should trigger the media scanner to refresh the card's ...


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You could try with On{x} a free app by Microsoft before going for Tasker (paid) where you could do it using the "file modified" context on the directory where the images are copied.


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Your phone has to be rooted. If it is just search "screenshot" in the market for many options. For an unrooted phone you can use dolphin browser hd with an addon to get screen captures of a website.


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Currently, I've only seen two browsers on the Android platform that display SVG. The Opera Mini browser displays static SVG. It seems to run scripting for a very short period of time, but does not run it continuously. It also does not appear to run SMIL animations. The Fennec (Firefox Mobile) beta browser also displays static SVG, as well as running ...


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You can 'encourage' the phone to rescan the SD card by unmounting and remounting it (Settings > SD & Phone Storage), or by using a little app from the Market called 'SDrescan' (which essentially does the same thing).


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There's currently no way to set a system-wide policy for this. Some apps do support doing things on WiFi only, however. Here's some info on the apps you mentioned: You can go into the browser settings and uncheck Load Images. GMail does not load images unless you view a message and click a button to display them. I believe the Touiteur Twitter client ...


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You can use the "AllShare" apk, which enable you to use DLNA phone device (Im considering that your sony bravia supports DLNA).


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I just ran into this same issue. I think it's because I had a contact for myself in gmail that didn't match the capitalization that the gmail app (or maybe just android) uses for your personal email address (all lower case for me). In any case, here's the steps I took that fixed it for me. I am running Jelly Bean, so it may be a little different for you. ...


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A short Google search for "spmo file" reveals that these are "SpeedView Meta Object" files and speed up the display of images. They're probably some sort of cache file and should be automatically recreated if you delete them.


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No. The blogger images showed up because they're hosted in Picasa which is integrated into the Android gallery. But as a workaround you could host your images on Picasa and link to them from your blog.


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The picture viewer of my HTC Desire work fine for TIFF... Do you try Astro? BeamReader is able to do it, but it's expensive... However, they offer a 10-day free trial.


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On the optimus black you can also use the lock+home button



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