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simg2img silenting failing to convert Fairphone 4 super.img?

I want to mount super.img from Fairphone 4's factory images. > file super.img super.img: Android sparse image, version: 1.0, Total of 1572864 4096-byte output blocks in 229 input chunks. I ...
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Copy image from Gallery app or a file browser into a paste target of a web site

A website allows you to copy an image on the desktop (CTRL-C) and paste it per normal CTRL-V into an HTML element for upload. How can the same be done on Android, either in the Gallery app, Amaze File ...
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How to set image canvas size?

When you rotate an image, you might also need to adjust the canvas size to avoid cropping or leaving blank spaces. All I want is to have a picture, expand the canvas to a new size, and have the ...
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Can't view pics/vids when opening an HTML

When opening a local HTML file on my android device, the local files i.e videos and pictures don't show up. The HTML file works great but the local pictures and videos don't load. Is there any ...
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How to quickly draw something and send as image directly from the keyboard?

The usual keyboard lets handwrite something, but it digitizes the handwrite before sending it. On the other hand, many apps allow direct sending of an image or gif. How can I quickly prevent ...
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PNG Image Files Become Corrupt Shortly After Transferring From Computer

I am running Android 12 on a Galaxy A12 phone. Recently, out of the blue, image files that I transfer to my phone from my computer have been having the following problem: At first, right after I ...
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After downloading Adobe/Acrobat, internal storage is filled with 100's of thumbnails to gallery?

For professional reasons, I needed to download Adobe/Acrobat on Android. Shortly, I noticed my Google Photos and Google Drive had 100+ thumbnail clipart replacing all my media, as well as internal ...
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How to reload an image (which failed to load) without refreshing the page on chrome on Android?

On a certain webpage, when the website is really busy, an image sometimes fails to load. When it happens on chrome on a laptop (windows), and I right-click on the icon/image which appears instead of ...
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Changed EXIF dates and file attributes are not recognized on Android

I had several jpeg images stored on a MicroSDXC card that had incorrect dates, year 2000, which were taken in 2010. I inserted this SD card into slot and used EXIFtool to correct dates, which were ...
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After Deleting .thumbdata file all images in sd card are corrupted

I am suffering from media corruption on my SD Card, I have deleted .thumbdata file on my android phone (Samsung J7 Prime) to freeup space on sd card but after deletion all files are corrupted and ...
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How to set background image without fitting/expanding to fit screen?

When choosing a background/wallpaper image that has a very different size ratio than that of my screen, Android will choose to expand my picture until its height matches that of the screen. In the ...
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Rollout of new scanners copy/image

We have purchased 30 android devices with scanners to use in our warehouses to process stock(scanning UPCs, etc). We have setup one unit and just want to clone/image the other units with the setup. ...
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Google keep: reordering order of images with drag and drop

I am wondering whether it is possible to reorder the order of Google keep images within a given note with drag and drop, from within keep. It would be quite convenient, andI am wondering why this ...
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Google keep: Copying image from one note to another

I am using Google keep on an Android 11 device. I am wondering how I can copy an image in Google keep from one Google keep note to another. How can I do this? I'm asking because I received an image ...
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Where do "redownloaded" pictures in WhatsApp come from?

I deleted some WhatsApp messages from my phone, but they are still visible in a blurred way in the chat. I know that's normal, but when I clicked on them, they are redownloaded. Even messages from the ...
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Is it possible to do a full image backup of an android 11 phone?

Most manufacturers require a factory reset before sending away to be repaired. However if it's not a software fault then you are inconvenienced. Is it possible to do a full image backup of the phone? ...
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Editing partition image

My Samsung phone lost its IMEI number. As far as i know it stored in /efs/sec_efs/SVC és !SVC files. These files cannot be edited during running. My idea is that i "dd"-ed the efs partition ...
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What is the difference between Nearby sharing and Bluetooth sharing on Android?

Both can be used to share files, so how they are different?
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Disabling dm-verity using 9008(edl) mode?

My device blocks fastboot flash command, so I can only flash images using QFIL under 9008(edl) mode. By enabling OEM Unlock in dev settings, Magisk-patched boot image works well. However, when I flash ...
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How to extract boot.img from two ".bin" files (TF Flash Image)

I have got a TF Card flash image for my Hisense A6 (HLTE700T) and is trying to extract boot.img from it. However, instead of payload.bin, two bin files are present in the zip file: HLTE700T_TF (folder)...
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How can I change the shutter speed when taking a picture with my Google Pixel 6?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. How can I change the shutter speed when taking a picture?
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How can I copy-paste an image into a form field on Chrome for Android?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. I tried the following, but it doesn't work: Copy the Android Enthusiasts site logo image Navigate to the Ask Question page Long-hold the form and select Paste ...
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Making a picture identical to another one

Let me start with a goal: There is an old picture of a person taken in a specific location. I would like to take the same picture preserving the same view and the same position of the person on that ...
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Where is Boot flow screen displayed in android

I have came across Boot flow and when there is based on boot state of a device, it shows different colot screen. YELLOW: Warning screen for LOCKED devices with custom root of trust set ORANGE: Warning ...
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Is it possible to put pictures into an album as they're being taken?

My wife uses her S10+ (probably upgriading to an S20 or S21 soon) to take document properties for our work. When it comes time to do the quote, she has to scroll through a billion photos to get to the ...
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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 that I have it on my phone, but this doesn't save it in the gallery. What can I do ...
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How to create an exact image of all the internal memory including the "free space"?

My father has done a reset by accident on his smartphone. He has very important data he needs that was deleted. Is there a software/app/way that will copy the internal memory (hard disk) exactly as it ...
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Recovering files after accidental reset [duplicate]

My father has done a reset to factory by accident. We are trying to restore photos, videos and other if possible. It seems that the recovery programs for android are not as good as the pc ones so I ...
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I recovered some encrypted pictures, but I can't decrypt them

My girlfriend lost all the pictures from our holidays. She has a Samsung Galaxy A70. She had an external encrypted SD card on it. I managed to recover the lost pictures, but they are encrypted. Do you ...
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How do I get the actual boot image file from a block device without padding?

I have 9.6mb file that after doing dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/block/mtdblock2 I write to mtdblock2. Before writing I have done a sha1sum on the file. I can use applypatch -c to check both size and sha ...
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Why can't I select some image files on some apps, while the Gallery app can?

I have a Xiaomi device on Android 8.0 Oreo. I was editing some pictures in an application and sometimes the picture that I want to edit doesn't appear on the editing app, but there's in the gallery. ...
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How to delete from device(s) all pictures already deleted in google photo?

I always shoot lots of pictures, and then delete the "bad" ones. I've been deleting them with Google Photo for years, assuming that the deleted files were deleted from the device memory too. ...
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Sharing image makes phone very unstable

I think that Motorola One can be considered a quite powerful phone with its octa-core 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625 and 3 GB or RAM. It also produces a fairly small images of 4160x3120 pixels and approx. 3-5 ...
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What is the format for an Android ROM?

I downloaded a ROM for a Xiaomi phone to see what's inside. It's a zip file, that has these inside: boot.img META-INF system.new.dat.br vendor.patch.dat ...
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Storage Booster - Disable duplicate image scan

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5 with Android 8.0.0. Occasionally I get a notification that Android found many duplicate images: It says: "Storage-Booster. Duplicate image found. There are 2549 ...
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how can I mount a ab backup file from windows? And would I be able to point an undelete program on it?

I see this Does rooting erase anything? about making an ab backup file. how can I mount an ab backup file from windows? And would I be able to run an undelete program on it or on the image? I see ...
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Copy/paste images from phone to desktop, files are corrupted and huge (2gb+)

I linked my Android phone (v6.0) to my Windows laptop, located the phone's DCIM folder in File Manager and copy/pasted images from my phone onto my laptop's hard drive. Some of the images are ...
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Taking pictures/videos from both front and rear camera simultaneously?

There are apps that can do this but they are not exactly Bothie. The app allows the user to first take a picture from rear camera and then from the front camera (but not simultaneously). Nokia first ...
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How can I delete from my smartphone the images downloaded by Google Chrome from the internet, which I can't find anywhere?

I have a A3 Umidigi smartphone, Android 9. I downloaded the images by Google Chrome (search images engine), and I can't find them in any folder (included Download, Pictures or DCIM), but I can see and ...
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How can I turn OFF Google Lens search, permanently

I really don't like google lens. I've been searching for ways to turn it off. Searching on line usually brings up an answer like this: On your Android phone, you go into your settings/apps and ...
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How to get checksum for the running firmware? [duplicate]

I have seen other questions and answers that say given a new phone shipped from a retailer, it is only possible to verify the integrity of the firmware by comparing checksums. However, I'm not sure ...
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Panorama app better than StreetView

Google's Street View app allows building all-round 360 panoramas, however even with the latest versions, the stiching and exposure quality are really surprisingly poor. Other similar apps have very ...
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What is an effective way to backup data?

I have a ton of stuff. Some of it is very old. One bizarre issue I run into when using android is that I can't copy or even see some of the oldest files when I plug the phone to a computer and open it ...
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How search for similar images in the phone? [duplicate]

I am looking for an equivalent functionality that is available on the desktop Google Search page: upload an image and search for similar ones. Unfortunately once Google recognizes that I am on the ...
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Why applications doesn't show up in "open with" list?

Let's say, if I download image file from mobile browser, opening it leads to the "open with" window where i see all of the installed gallery apps to choose from. however, there are other ...
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How to properly display HDR image on Android with supported display

I have found some documentation (HDR Video Playback) how to display HDV video content on HDR-supported phones. But how to display HDR image (16bit PNG or EXR or create HDR content Bitmap and display) ?...
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Error trying to copy gz userdata file to partition in adb shell

Dealing with limited space I split my userdata image file with this command: dd if=/dev/block/mtd/by-name/userdata | gzip -c | split -b 250m - /mnt/sdcard/userdata.gz. That works fine, but when I ...
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Application Images

So I am creating this website for an app from Google Play and I am currently trying to find where it's storing the image files on my phone. I've tried to search it with FX file explorer and searched ...
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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 to fix mount errors when trying to mount the raw image that converted from android sparse image?

I have sparse.img image with the following properties: $ file sparse.img sparse.img: Android sparse image, version: 1.0, Total of 2512896 4096-byte output blocks in 60 input chunks. I want to see ...
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