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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Metadata format by a proprietary Samsung Gallery app

On my Samsung Galaxy M12, there's a proprietary Samsung Gallery app. In such an app, I can apply tags to pictures and videos and then I can search for a tag. I moved some of my files to a PC with ...
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Media of WhatsApp app disappeared

yesterday I noticed that my all media from WhatsApp application were deleted or disappeared. While I check the usage of the application, I saw that user storage is still big enough to store media (...
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Need later Samsung-specific posts to get a photo from dropbox to Gallery

Can't believe how hard this is and the lack of recent posts with current menu options. I have a photo modified on the PC, saved in dropbox and cannot set it as my wallpaper on my Samsung S8. Every ...
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Will clearing the app data of Gallery app also delete the pictures?

My phone is Oppo A5s and the Gallery app has been taking all the storage. Data: 19.7 GB Picture: 3.63 GB My phone has been lagging uncontrollably and I'm scared it might break one day. Is it okay ...
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Where are Samsung's Gallery app's photo originals saved (and how best to delete them, to save storage space)?

In Samsung's Gallery app one can edit photos, save the edit and later "revert" to the original. Per se that's neat, but when it comes to managing storage space, there seems to be a hidden ...
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Where are Samsung's "Gallery" app's automatic "tags" stored and how can they be used downstream (i.e. in non-Android photo mgmt / dam software)?

Samsung's "Gallery" does a fantastic job at automatically / on its own assigning "tags" to photos, making it easy to find photos with certain keywords (e.g. "sunset" or &...
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When I download an image it doesn't go to my gallery

I'm trying to customise my phone a little better and I want to download some images but when I click download they don't end up in my photos even though they say they have downloaded. I'm pretty sure ...
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Why does my Samsung A42 delete photos off my phone at the end of the day?

I recently purchased a Samsung A42 and when I take photos and videos, they are on the Gallery that day, but the next morning they have been removed. They are auto-backed up to Google Photos, but I'm ...
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Hide photos & videos from the gallery

no matter what is stored on the Android operating system as long as there is no root rights needed to view this photo / video file stores in my case Amazon photos. All photos & videos of the file ...
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When I download images from Google Chrome on Galaxy s9, they do not appear in the standard gallery app, how do I fix this?

I'm experiencing this issue for a month or so. My phone had ran out of space in my internal storage, so I decided to download my photos from chrome to my SD card. Then I realized that the pictures ...
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How to choose which gallery app is opened by OpenCamera?

I am using lineage_a3y17lte-userdebug 10 QQ3A, which is LineageOS 17.1 (Android 10), and I've had a problem with taking photos that are automatically saved to external SD-card. That ended up being ...
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Consecutive photos are deleted

I have setup google photos as my gallery app on a Nokia 5.3. Whenever I take consecutive photos, like for instance trying to photograph multiple pages of a book, or just taking multiple pictures in a ...
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Sent WhatsApp Images do not appear in gallery

For uploading instagram posts the images need to be on my phone, so I tried sending the image on WhatsApp Desktop so I have it on my phone but this doesn't save it in the gallery. What can I do, to ...
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How does Samsung store pictures marked as favourite in the Gallery app?

I had marked a number of pictures as favourite on Samsung S10 Plus, I then renamed the DCIM folder to 2021_Backup (I had backed up my pictures onto a hardrive). After this I could not see any pictures ...
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Should I clear my Gallery Data?

If I clear my gallery data, will I lose all of my albums? My gallery has been taking up a lot of data to the point that I have little data left. If I clear it, will all my albums be deleted?
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Galaxy S10+ - Gallery broken in weird ways - can't see pictures, can't save camera photos and can't take screenshots

I'm having a very strange problem today with my Galaxy S10+. I had an update yesterday evening, and all of today it's been broken in a weird way. This'll be a longish post because I want to be really ...
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Android Chrome browser is making a duplicate of every photo downloaded to my external SD card

Every time I download a photo (.jpg or .png file) with the Chrome browser (stable version) to my external SD card, it gets duplicated and stored also in "/storage/emulated/0/Pictures" folder ...
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What is the PhotoEditorPro greyed out in the Gallery

I am using Android 8.1 in a Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime. If I open a picture in the Gallery, and I hit the three-dot menu at the top right, there are 5 items in the menu. The last item is Open in Photo ...
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Does deleting a photo from my android phone's gallery app also delete it from Google Photos(I have backup & sync turned on).If yes, how to prevent it

I have a samsung (android) device and I use samsung gallery app. Question: Does deleting a photo from the gallery app also delete it from Google Photos in which I have my backup and sync turned on. ...
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Two photos disappeared from my Gallery

Yesterday I noticed that two specific photos I wanted to preserve disappeared, I remember I didn't delete them because I didn't find them in the trash bin, nor did I delete them from the trash bin ...
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App to connect camera to gallery image when scanning QR code

Sorry for the not so catchy subject, I don't know how to phrase the question more precisely. My requirement is: I use an app scanning QR codes directly via camera for a specific purpose. Sometimes it ...
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Can I clear user data in gallery?

I've a One plus 5T and I need to take a lot of videos on my phone and even though I keep deleting them and cleaning my phone regularly the storage always seems to be full. Apparently, my user data in ...
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Google Photos--disable grouping photos by day

The Google Photos App for Android groups photos by day. However, this feature becomes a problem when taking photos only occasionally. Only one photo per row is displayed, most of the time (see ...
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Any way to force Android to treat copied pasted images as new?

I have some art apps that only let you choose images from built-in galleries that display images chronologically. I have hundreds/thousands of images on my tablet (organized in folders), especially ...
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Gallery app crashes at startup

Currently, I am facing a very weird problem with the default gallery app in my Android 7.0 OS. My device's model is Micromax Bharat 3 Q437. The crash is occurring randomly-- before a day it was ...
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Images received though social media end up in the camera-app Gallery

Lately, in the Gallery app associated with the camera app of my Samsung phone (Android 8.0.0), I can see not only past pictures I've taken with the phone camera, but also pictures that people are ...
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Make me able to choose which images/videos received via WhatsApp to show in my Google Photos Gallery?

I am having a problem that drives me crazy. Coming from iOS I had my Photo Gallery, and separated from that I had my WhatsApp App with its chats and images. When I wanted to save some of those images ...
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Accessing favorite/hearted images when choosing an image with Samsung's Gallery app

In the Samsung Galaxy Note 9's Gallery app, there isn't a separate Favorite Photos folder. Instead, a button on top of the albums page labeled Favorites opens up hearted photos. The problem with this ...
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Sync both ways "camera picture folder" for android and pc

I am helping an older person who is not tech savvy enough to play with Android and USB cables and I'm tired of doing it for them. They need open pictures taken with android smartphone (built in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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