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Questions tagged [gallery]

"Gallery" is Android's default photo and video viewing and management app. Please only use this tag if your question is specific to the Gallery app.

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My gallery app enable button is grayed out

My gallery app was accidentally disabled and my photos are not showing there anymore. I tried to enable it but the enable button is grayed out. What can I do?
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Can't reinstall an app uninstalled through ADB

I recently got a Huawei P30 and used adb to remove some preinstalled apps I didn't want to use. I went a bit too far and removed the system gallery app (com.android.gallery3d) which turns out to be ...
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Change photo display to list mode

I would like to see the list of photos in each gallery album in list mode - meaning I can see the filename of each photo. I've done it accidentally a few times but I can't figure out how to do it ...
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All Android gallery photos blurry

I factory reset my Galaxy j7 to get rid of some cryptomining malware that was taking control of my phone. Most of my files are backed up on the SD card I have installed, including all my photos. Upon ...
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Gallery shows images but nothing under DCIM/camera

My LG G3 phone shows images in gallery, but when I open the file manager and there is nothing found under DCIM/camera. I am trying to download all the images for backup. How can I recover the image ...
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How can I set the screen to turn off during a video?

I want to set the screen to turn off during a video from the gallery if there are something about 30 seconds without any touch, How can I do that? Is root necessary? My android version is 9.0.
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Phone memory images stopped showing in the gallery

I'm using Zenfone max pro M1, while I was trying to edit a picture I saw that most of my pictures are not shown in the gallery then I suddenly went to the gallery app and noticed that the phone memory ...
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Photo contrast changes right before sharing

I sometimes share pictures from the Gallery app (Samsung), but just before my sharing options come up, I can very clearly see that it increases the contrast (making it look unnatural). I have tried ...
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Why do everytime I move a picture to a certain album, it always appears on top of the photos on an app like Instagram or LINE?

For example, I move a picture that I downloaded some times ago, from the "Download" album to "References" album, so it's not the latest photo I have. Then when I open Instagram to upload a picture, ...
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Facing issues in gallery

I'm using one plus 6 and I'm facing issues with my gallery. If I save pictures from Facebook, Snapchat or any other app it doesn't show up in gallery. Only screenshots and camera pictures are showing ...
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Does syncing gallery means sending all photos to internet?

I found with fear, that my Gallery on Samsung Galaxy S7 was set up to sync with cloud by default. Does this mean, that all my photos, including secret ones, were silently sended to Samsung??????
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Stop Google Photos from Retaining Deleted Photos

If I take a photo using my phones stock camera app, and then delete it using the stock gallery app, it doesn't get deleted from Google Photos. How can I change it so that deleting photos on my phone ...
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Where is the video part of a “moving picture” stored on Huawei phones

Certain Huawei models come with moving pictures support (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSLx6_nWzaA), i.e. when you take a photo automatically also a short video clip will be shot. However, if you ...
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How can I use smartphone to compare photos it makes with other smartphone?

I want to compare quality of photos smartphone makes w/out using PC. The problem is that Android picture viewers like standard Gallery allow only several times zoom and seams to do forced smoothing.
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Getting rid of Samsung's Gallery app notifications? (or even the entire app)

I'm currently using a Galaxy S5 mini with Android 5.1.1 and one thing that I find particularly irritating is Samsung's Gallery app that keeps giving notifications. For some reason I can't seem to turn ...
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Filter folders for Huawei stock apps (Gallery, Music etc.)

Is there a way to set folders to be scanned by stock Huawei apps like Music or Gallery? I would love to use those apps because they look nice but what makes them unusable is that for example gallery ...
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Grey and Broken,,no access

It seams the Clint deleted or moved some important program off the phone but still the phone able to count them tho I've removed all the .nomedia files that I though might have effected the ...
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Transferring collections from one Android to another

I'm moving to a new Android device and I wanted to know how to transfer collections in the gallery app from my old phone to my new phone. Both my phones are OnePlus, if that helps. (So essentially ...
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Is there a better way to hide TV shows from the gallery?

Yesterday I copied a few TV episodes to my phone's SD card, and now when I go to send a picture in Facebook Messenger, I'm swamped by those episodes. To fix this (i.e. to stop the videos showing in ...
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How to get camera and gallery working for android 5.1

My phone recently couldn't use Camera neither the front or rear camera. It would show black screen and freeze I cleared cache and did a hard reset. It didn't solve it. So I thought of uninstall both ...
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Viber cannot see my photos

I have a Lenovo k6 with Android 7.0. It doesn't have any native gallery app but it had Google photos preinstalled instead. Every photo I take is saved in /DCIM/Camera folder. There is a problem ...
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After deleting photos from my phone via computer, there are still empty placeholders in my gallery

yesterday I deleted some of my photos from my HTC 10 with the help of my computer. Later, as I browsed through my gallery, there were spots, where previously been the now deleted pictures. These ...
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Do Gallery or Google Photos create extra copies of media from other apps?

I have a lot of media files on my phone: some of them are sent and received by WhatsApp, others are made by my camera. I configured Gallery application to see WhatsApp media directories and I use ...
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Exclude folders from LG G6 stock gallery app

I'm really enjoying the stock gallery app on my LG G6, but I can't find away to exclude folders (or "albums") from the default view. This is really annoying, since it's showing album art and ...
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Gallery isn't saving my pictures or videos

I've been having this issue for about a year, but I can't find a solution, everywhere I look, there is no answer. I have quite an old phone, so I don't have many things that most people do. So, I'd ...
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WhatsApp media is not showing up from WhatsApp account when migrated from old phone

I bought a new phone, so I took a backup from the old phone's WhatsApp account and installed in the new phone. Now at the time of installation I chose the "Restore" option from the backup so it can ...
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Can no longer attach pictures to messages from 'gallery' on Samsung Galaxy Ace 4

on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, I suddenly no longer have the option of 'gallery' to choose when attaching a picture/photo to a text/picture message. The other icons are there: image; take picture; video, ...
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Xperia S (LT26i) stolen. Can thief access internal storage?

Recently my xperia s is stolen.I am confused what are the chances that thief can access and take my all videos and picture out from my phone. I had App lock in my phone with admin right so no one can ...
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Download internet pictures become low quality

I have downloaded a picture from internet: But, when I view it from gallery, it looks like very low quality. Its smoothness is completely gone: I need to set a smooth picture as a wallpaper for my ...
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Is deleting our gallery after having saved our photos in Google photos safe?

I wanted to know if it was possible to delete our gallery after having saved all our photos in Google photos ? Will our photos be saved in like our Google account or something like that ? Or it will ...
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Moto G 2nd Gen Photos disappearing

I am using Moto g 2nd Gen. I have a weird problem with my phone. If I took any photos & leave those in my phone. After 2-3 months I cant able to view those photos. Gallery shows a Grey image as ...
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How to get the full path of an image viewed in the default Gallery App on the Samsung Galaxy?

The Android is the Samsung Galaxy S7. Can someone tell me how to get the full path of the files being displayed in the Gallery App? I have tried to figure it out by creating a folder, placing ...
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Android gallery images all grey

So I'm not sure or what causes this but in my gallery, a lot or most of my images and videos turn this grey color and only some can be opened, it's as if they have become corrupt. Does anyone know ...
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Gallery pulling pics from Hangouts even when Hangouts has been disabled

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Victory running Android 4.1.2 that I want to let my son use for specific things only (camera, calculator, clock, etc.). As such I have been disabling everything I can on ...
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Gallery is not opening

I have multiple issues in my android device and I believe all are related to Gallery. Gallery is not opening. No images in Google Photo. When I go to File Manager > DCIM > Camera, I see all images. ...
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.nomedia file help

I downloaded ES file manager and created a .nomedia file so that my whatsapp images wouldn't automatically download into my gallery. But that sends ALL whatsapp images to a hiding spot. Ideally, I ...
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Android phone automatically deletes photos?

A quick rundown on the situation is this. I've just changed to a new phone just about a month ago, and there's something weird that I noticed - my phone automatically deletes the photos. At first the ...
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googleota directory on SD what is it? A duplication of DCIM folder, or else?

In my Android device I set the default location of file (photos, video, etc.) to be saved to SD memory card. Recently I had some problems with my phone/SD-card and did a backup of the SD files to my ...
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How to find a specific picture in Android's gallery app?

I have some 1,500 photos on my smartphone taken over the course of more than a year. In the Android default gallery app, the most recent pictures are shown on top, in a two-column layout. How can I ...
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I can't install apk file: App Not Installed

I recently got a HTC One M9, and I wanted to replace it's gallery with my old phone's gallery because I loved one of the filters that it had. This led to me having to download a third party APK file, ...
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S5 - Viewing Photos in Messages without using Gallery

How can I use an alternate app (not Gallery) in Messages when viewing photos? Gallery is very intrusive (wants access to Contacts, Location, and Calendar) which is ridiculous for just viewing a photo....
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How do I get Gallery and Photos to ignore the images in a specified directory?

When I open Gallery or Google Photos, there are dozens or hundreds of albums and photos that have been automatically pulled from my Music directory, where there are lots of JPEGs that are cover art ...
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Gallery Albums issue

In android, the gallery app is showing albums from other locations which were not in gallery before. I have a folder on the internal storage which never showed up in gallery before, but now it does. ...
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LG G3 | An alternative to lock files in gallery?

Before the marshmallow update I could easily hide some folders on the gallery app. Now with the marshmallow they changed this functionality to lock files. The problem is that large files take too long ...
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Cloud agent has stopped working

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and it worked just fine until today. The message Cloud agent has stopped working started appearing and it stops my Gallery from working. Is there a way of fixing it? Any ...
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Is it possible to resize gallery thumbnails?

I want to reduce the thumbnail size of the videos in Gallery. Is there a way to do this?
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How to stop the Gallery app from asking me to sign-in?

I don't want my pictures to be synced with any of my accounts ever, I just want all of them to be stored on the phone without getting uploaded anywhere under any circumstances (neither I want it to ...
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Trouble with android's gallery app

I recently changed my cell phone, I shifted from using a Nokia Lumia 530 to a Samsung j7(16 gb). when I transferred my SD card to the new phone the in the gallery the images had two copies yet in the ...
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Gallery and Google Photo Syncing

Samsung S5. I have Google Photos set to backup my Pictures folder when on WiFi and power. Day 1: Take several photos. Backup takes place overnight. Day 2: Take more photos and delete some photos ...
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Why did a .nomedia file get added to my device? Showing 0 Image, Audio or Video Files?

I woke up today and my Gallery was showing 0 Image, Video or Audio files. After seeing this thread Images have disappeared from gallery, but still in "My Files" (Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, 5.0....