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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Unwanted folders showing up in Gallery. Can they be removed?

I'm enjoying Bejeweled 2, but don't want the 'backdrops', 'fonts', and multiple 'images*' folders in the Gallery. They're a pain to wade through when I'm trying to see my own pics. Is there any way ...
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Problem with my thumbnails in gallery

I have a problem with images in my gallery. The thumbnails of my photos are not the actual images when I view the image. The thumbnails are the photos which I have deleted or my other images in my ...
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How do I make older images in my /sdcard/DCIM folder show up in Gallery?

I've tried a few builds of Android Jelly Bean coming from Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and one common thing that happens is that Gallery will only show pictures taken after the ROM installation. The ...
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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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Images have disappeared from gallery, but still in "My Files" (Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, 5.0.2)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (64GB) running Android Lollipop 5.0.2 which I've had since release day (April 10th 2015) and as the title mentions, there seems to be an issue in that my images are no ...
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Is there a way to hide pictures from being shown in Gallery

How can I hide a jpeg image in Android Gallery? or is there a way to hide a folder of pictures for Gallery only?
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gallery sort order

I have HTC Wildfire. I used default gallery app, that ships with the phone to view photos. What is the default sort order of the gallery app? Sometimes, photos are in a particular order, after a ...
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Pictures and videos not showing in the gallery

I'm experiencing this issue since a month or so. I was using the camera and I received a message of some memory error, but was able to continue taking pictures. Then I realized that the pictures were ...
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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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Not all images showing up in gallery

Some photos do not show up in the gallery app. I can find those particular shots trough the camera app for some reason, and using a file-browser I can find them too. But they will not show up in the ...
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Why do new photos take so long to show up in the Gallery?

If I take some photos, and then go to the Gallery app, those photos do not always appear immediately. I've tried causing the Gallery to refresh, but the images simply do not appear for more than 15 ...
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Is there any way to re-render a photosphere?

I took a photosphere earlier today, and went to the gallery to wait for it to render. While it was rendering, I switched from landscape to portrait and the gallery app crashed. I'm now left with the ...
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Can .nomedia exclude file type?

In my Music folder, I have many subfolders for albums and they each have their album art in .jpg or .png format. I want the media scanner to not pick up these files however if I do that, then the ...
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Is it safe to clear data for gallery?

I have a Motorola Moto E (Gen 1). I've observed that the gallery app from Motorola takes up 50.13 MB under 'Data'. My question is: Is it safe to select the 'Clear Data' option? Will I lose the ...
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How to stop Chrome from causing Download folder to reappear in gallery?

Wanting to exclude the Download from being scanned by the Gallery application, I do as required, and create a: .nomedia file in the Download folder. That correctly causes the Download folder to ...
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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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Gallery Sort Order [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: gallery sort order Photos taken by the camera app are sorted newest to oldest by the default gallery app. All the other folders are sorted from oldest to newest. Is there a ...
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On the android Incredible, is there any way to make a shortcut to the "All Photos" view?

The HTC photo-album takes up an entire screen; is there a way to make a shortcut, or is there a smaller widget or app, that would open up the all-photos view? The easiest method I've found is to go ...
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Change image size before sharing an image via email

When I first used the share functionality (Share via email) from the gallery, Android asked me what should be the size of the images (fullsize / normal / small) that will be shared. I opted for ...
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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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Images are not being scanned in Kitkat

I have nexus4 with Kitkat 4.4.2. I added .nomedia file in DCIM/Camera folder. After restarting the phone, Gallery didn't show any of the pics from that folder. I removed the .nomedia file from the ...
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Photos in the Camera folder in the Gallery were deleted automatically in my Android phone

I am wondering about how it is possible that all the pictures in the Camera folder in the Gallery were deleted without my knowledge where I am the only user of my Android phone. I don't remember ...
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Picasa (in gallery) not linked. Can't open picasa folders. How do I fix it?

I'm trying to open my picasa folders in the android gallery. When I press the Picasa button, I get this message: your google account is not linked to Picasa Web Albums. Please add another Google ...
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I'm seeing duplicated images and videos on Gallery

I'm facing a strange situation on my Nexus 4, with Android version 4.2.2. I've being using it for the past 2 months without any issues whatsoever (other than a "regular" battery performance), but ...
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Gallery is displaying three, sometimes even four copies of the same file - why?

I have a non-rooted Android phone running 4.0.4 (ICS). The phone has 3GB of internal storage and I have inserted a 16GB SD card. The SD card contains a number of audio and video files. When I opened ...
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New folder 'androidlav' in gallery

I use Samsung Galaxy Note 5. I found a folder androidlav in the gallery section which has been formed automatically, and it contained a screenshot of MakeMyTrip app. Does this happen to anyone? Can ...
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Can't view Location (textual desciption) information in Windows when opening picture taken with Camera app

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I have enabled GPS on my device and have also enabled the GPS tag feature in my Camera application. When a picture is taken, GPS information is attached to the image, and ...
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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 ...