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If you sign up to Google+ you can do this with the Google+ app now. There is an Instant Upload option in the app. This syncs any photos (and videos if you set the option) to an Instant Upload album in Picasa.


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I've used PicPush for this purpose - it worked well. Only issue I had was it occasionally pushing an already backed up picture a second time and some random future date. Not that critical of an issue, just wound up with a few duplicate photos in my Picasa account. It supports many common photo services too. $5, but if you download just the free portion of ...


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Here's a possible alternative solution. If you open the Dropbox app, then press your camera button and take a photo, the photo file is automatically added to your Dropbox folder and immediately synced to the cloud. I read about it here: http://lifehacker.com/5713518/send-android-photos-straight-to-dropbox


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As long as you have GPS switched on on your phone (on a Galaxy S the easiest way to do this is from the buttons that appear when you pull the notification bar down from the top of the screen) and have GPS switched on in the camera, you should see the "satellite receiver" GPS icon appear and start flashing when you open the camera app. As long as you see this ...


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Update: I've gotten Pixelpipe to work with the Stock Camera App. Now every single picture I take with my Droid's camera is automatically uploaded to Picasa & Dropbox through Pixelpip. You can set it up to upload to any number of services. Here's how to get it set up: Go into Pixelpipe Go to Settings Turn on "Enable auto upload for camera", and ...


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There is an app for that. PhotoSync (Sync to Picasa) automatically syncs local folder to Picasaweb, so you can select your camera folder. It's free and not so huge as G+ app. You can set your local folder and Picasa folder and sync them on eg. hourly basis.


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I believe this is now possible if you sign up to Google+. Install the Google+ app. Open it. Then under Menu->Settings there is an Instant Upload option with the following description: "Automatically upload new photos & videos to a private web albumn." There are also a bunch of settings to control it under Instant Upload Settings. When you activate ...


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An alternative to gary's method is to use "Set as". You can open the Gallery app, select a photo and then pick Menu > More > Set as > Contact Icon. You can then choose the contact to apply it to. The "Set as" option is sometimes available from other applications (I have a Media Gallery app on my xt720 that has it).


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The default Android external SD file structure You should have a default structure used by Media Scanner to collect data present on your system, that gets stored on a database, allowing it to keep track of all the media content present on the device: Music/ - Media scanner classifies all media found here as user music. Podcasts/ - Media scanner ...


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Reason is your client saves them at that time, and doesn't ask the "server" (your Android device) for the original time stamps. You could try using a SSH server on your Android device. DroidSSHd would be a good choice, for example. To copy your files then you need to start this SSH Server first on your phone, which usually tells you the IP and port used. ...


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Google+ Instant Upload offers a setting to allow uploads only when the charger is connected. Facebook's instant photo upload does not offer such an option. The Gallery is linked to your Google Account and thus to Picasaweb. However, there's no option within the Gallery app to restrict data transfer only when the charger is connected. Carbonite recently ...


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You can do this with your native camera app. But you have to have JB 4.2 (Not 4.1.x). Go to the camera. Tap on the camera icon and pick the item that looks like a small globe with a panorama stretched over it. That's the Photo Sphere mode. Take a picture as usual. Keep your camera steady. You should see a message to align your camera with the blue dot. ...


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I'm using Android 2.1 and the latest official Facebook App. I go to the gallery and long-press on an image. In the menu, select SHARE and in the list of apps displayed choose FACEBOOK. I immediately am taken to a text field where I can type in a caption. by default the images are sent to the MOBILE UPLOADS folder/album, but you can create a new album and ...


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Try SugarSync. It's a cloud backup service similar to Dropbox. They have a free 5 GB account as well as cheaper monthly plans than DB. Their Android app can be sycned to auto-upload all photos or sync folders on your SD. I've tried it an it works. I haven't fully tested it but one complaint that I have read is that it doesn't respect deletes on your ...


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You can install the application Tasker and use it to always enable GPS when the camera is launched. Enabling GPS for apps that need it is one of the more common uses of Tasker, but it does so much more than that. Here's an article with information: http://lifehacker.com/5599116/how-to-turn-your-android-phone-into-a-fully+automated-superphone


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This video seems to cover it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUV31pKOZcg&feature=player_embedded To recap: Open Camera app Open Menu Tap "Tags" Uncheck Auto-Location tag Done.


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This behaviour is not uncommon, sadly. I use SDrescan to fix it usually. Here are some other questions targeting the same underlying problem: The music player keeps displaying deleted songs. How do I remove them or refresh the library? Picture Gallery Slow & Won't Refresh on HTC G2 w Android 2.3 Gingerbread


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There is a fairly new app called Perfectly Clear which allows you to select multiple images and apply corrections to all of them at once in batch. You could also set a preset and apply the enhancements the same way for all images. Fair warning, for the more advanced features they have in-app purchases.


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You say "Tasker doesn't seem a solution". If you already have Tasker installed you can do the following: Create a task with 6 actions that puts the names of the files in the camera folder into an array, then loops through the array moving files one by one depending on the filename extention. Note, in the IF statements, ~ means Matches, and !~ means Doesn't ...


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There is no stock option to do this. Here's what I do, and it works pretty good, but isn't perfect. Download Reduce Photo Size from the Play store. When composing an email, click Add Attachment. A choice of locations will pop up. Choose Reduce Photo Size. Then choose either Select Image or Take a Photo. If you click Select Image, then choose Gallery. Once ...


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On June 2, 2012, PicPlz announced that they would be closing permanently as of July 3, 2012 PicPlz. Not only does it give you a number of effects you can apply to your images (like Hipstamatic) but also automatically posts to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Posterous, Foursquare, and can backup to a Dropbox folder.


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GPS Essentials app will let you set waypoints of you location, so you could set a waypoint when you take a picture. You could then use software like GeoTag to tag your images on your computer when you get home.


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Tasker or Llama should both be able to accomplish this, from what I understand, though I have never tested them with taking pictures.


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The way to get the Gallery and the Music apps to ignore folders on your phone is to create an empty file in the folder called ".nomedia". The easiest way to create that file is to plug your phone into a PC, explore the phone until you can find the folder that has your unwanted icons in it. Then if you open Windows Notepad, click File -> Save As, navigate ...


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Solution found! Open GALLERY Select My Library Open up the album that has the photos you want. Press the MENU key ( the one that is left of the home key) Push the 'SELECT MULTIPLES' Then select the photos you want to upload (the pics selected will have a green box with a white checkmark displayed on it). Press the MENU key again, choose QUICK UPLOAD to ...


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The camera api within android is not written to be able to capture RAW. The camera firmware is at the kernel level and would require a custom kernel that is written with RAW in mind. Some of the post processing is being handled on the phone at the camera firmware level making it nearly impossible to find a way to actually capture RAW images.


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SugarSync is my photo syncing/cloud storage app of choice, and it provides such an option. Once installed, go into the app's settings and check the box labelled "External Power Only" to restrict the auto sync to only run when the device is plugged in.


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Do you really want to do that? That might lead to you no more being able to see your images in the gallery. But if you want to try: open a file manager of your choice and navigate to the DCIM folder delete the .thumbnails directory create a file named .thumbnails open the file's properties, and set it "read only" Now, as there cannot be two objects with ...



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