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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How can I regenerate .thumbnails folder in DCIM

I accidentally deleted the contents of .thumbnails folder in DCIM in sdcard. After deleting it I am unable to access MediaStore.Images.Thumbnails._ID however MediaStore.Images.Media.DATA is having all ...
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How to upload multiple images at once to Google Drive?

I want to upload to Google Drive, all my image files that are within my gallery. At the moment I have to select the images one by one to do so. Long pressing the images and the folders themselves ...
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Pictures and videos disappear from my gallery after connecting via USB

All my picture and videos (whatsapp and DCIM) are gone from my gallery after connecting my phone (Samsung Note Edge) to my computer via USB cable and till now I cannot retrieve them. All my 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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Picasa photos in gallery don't show up in photos app or google+ photos

I have some photos that show up in gallery>picasa, but not in the photos app. I know these photos were downloaded pictures from a previous phone, off a received email I believe. I may or may not have ...
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Add meta information to photos?

Is there a decent camera app that will easily let me add a bit of text to my photos and store that text in the image file as EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata? So far I have tried the stock Samsung camera app, ...
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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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Photos not visible in gallery

I'm using Samsung S Duos 7582. My phone was hanged and i restarted it , after that the pictures in my device storage and SD card is not visible in Gallery. And not able to select the mp3 songs as my ...
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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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.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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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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Android not loading JPG files

Using Nexus 6 on Android 5.1, I downloaded a JPG file from androidwalls.net. When I try to open the file via Download manager, it doesn't let me open it as it says 'Can't Open File'. Why does Android ...
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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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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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Thumbnail image different to actual image

A similar question has been asked previously, however the answer is not relevant to my problem. I have a number of photos where the thumbnail in the gallery does not match the photo displayed by the ...
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Hide folder only from stock gallery without using Samsung's private mode

I know this might seem like a very common question, but when I have searched for a solution it seems almost no one has this same problem, all that is discussed is how to hide pictures that no one ...
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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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Downloaded images/music files not appearing

I've been having problems with my gallery and music app on my lg g2. I recently initiated a factory-rest on my phone and I wanted to download an image to see if it would work appropriately, but it ...
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How do i make a new photo album on my HTC Hero S

I have Astro File Manager, but i still cant figure out how to create a new album in my Gallery. If there is any way, can someone please help me out?
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How do I get photos in Gallery on my phone to show up on/sync with my Nexus 7?

Auto sync is turned on in both devices but nothing shows up on the Nexus 7 unless I manually transfer pictures via bluetooth. Notably, Calendars and People sync without a problem. But not Gallery. ...
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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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Can' find WhatsApp in Private Media folder as well as in Gallery

There are some images in my WhatsApp chat but I can't see them in Files-> Internal Storage -> WhatsApp -> Media Also the Private folder in Media is empty. I can't locate these images in ...
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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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Photos from Facebook not in Gallery after downloading them

When I download a photo from a specific Facebook page, it doesn't go to Gallery although I get the message that the photo is saved. This is happening only on this Facebook page. Everything works fine ...
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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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Gallery app disappeared

I have a Nexus 5 and I've noticed that the Gallery icon disappeared. I can't find it either in the menu or in the apps settings (running or all). I don't know exactly when it happened, but for sure ...
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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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No Gallery app on Lenovo K6 Power

I bought a Lenovo K6 Power mobile, but it's not showing the gallery in the menu and storage. I have done all the basic steps, but I don't see the Gallery app. What can I do to fix this issue?
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How do you save an Instagram picture to the Android gallery?

How do you save Instagram picture to Android gallery?
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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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How can I change the naming convention of the stock camera/gallery app?

I just switched from a Droid1 to an HTC Evo 3d, and despite all the positives, one negative is sticking under my nail. On the Motorola Droid, the camera/gallery (I am not sure who is responsible for ...
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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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How can I backup the entire Gallery (photos and videos) to my desktop computer?

The Gallery on my Android device seems to show all the photos and videos, whatever the method to get them could had been (camera, whatsapp, bluetooth, and so on). I would like to backup them all, ...
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Why I can't see all images in the gallery?

My Phone is SYMPHONY Xplorer W35. Android version JellyBean 4.1.1 Recently I'm facing a problem. Sometimes I download images from my PC to my mobile phone. But unfortunately these images are not 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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My photos are gone

I was sick of photos from web pages I visit being stored on my phone, so after researching I installed a .nomedia file. However, since doing this all my photos from my gallery are no longer there: I ...
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Resize photo before sending it by email?

On iOS, when I select one or more photos from the camera storage and choose to send them by email, the OS will ask me whether to send the images in full size or make them smaller so that the email won'...
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How to set my wallpaper from my Dropbox?

I have copied a bunch of images into my Dropbox on my pc and sync'd them to my phone. Does anyone know how to use these images for wallpapers on my phone? The only way I can think of is that I can ...
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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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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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