Questions tagged [images]

For questions about how Android deals with generic images. Questions about photos will be better served by the "photos" tag.

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Reducing image resolution (not image size) [duplicate]

I'm trying to post an avatar but the website says that the resolution needs to be reduced, the image size is already much lower than the sites maximum.
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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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Minimum image size to be displayed well(without pixelization) on full screen of 10 inches Android device which has xxxhdpi density screen type?

What must be the minimum size of an image in pixels to be displayed well(without pixelization) on full screen portrait mode of 10 inches Android device which has xxxhdpi density screen type?
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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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Is this picture a “default” photo in Huawei smartphones?

I hope it's the right place to ask such a question. I've recently seen from different people the following picture, which is a bridge in Amsterdam. I think it's a "default" photo/wallpaper ...
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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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An image couldn't be downloaded on messenger

This is not the same question as the ones already existing. I can save most of the shared images in the messenger group, but there are several images which when I want to save to my phone, a message ...
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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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Images and Videos not loading after transfer from 'Internal Storage' to 'SD Card'

So I moved my files from Internal Storage to SD Card. But after that I found the files having errors in loading both on my file manager and my gallery. I have tried deleting the .nomedia but it still ...
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Is there any way to block Google Images while allowing Google?

I am trying to do this for the purpose of not looking up inappropriate things on my Android device. I want to block Google Images without blocking the whole domain of Google. Please help and thanks in ...
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How can I resize (not crop) an image with Samsung Photo Editor?

How can I resize (not crop) an image with Samsung Photo Editor? I haven't been able to find any option to resize. I use Android 10.
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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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When using Google Chrome on my phone, Image Search does not return results

For the past two days, I've been having an issue with google Image Search in Chrome on my Pixel 3XL phone. When I try to search for images, say "Tree" for example, the following error is ...
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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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No images at /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/Camera/ on an ASUS phone?

How to restore images of pictures located at /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/Camera/? My cellphone is ASUS. When I made them, there was no internal memory on the phone. Later I transferred many old pictures ...
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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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Can I copy a partition image, modify and then restore it back to android phone?

I've begun to get my dirty hands into custom android ROM. I have a rooted android device without specific TWRP Recovery. I have a question that it is possible to copy a partition image from a android ...
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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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Tagging images/photos for quick searching

I've got a bazillion images that I have no time to scroll for if I need to show something, and I'm considering to give them tags to identify them. For example, I have a photo of a receipt. I want to ...
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How to create without sparse flashable.img through adb shell?

Created an image of /system/ by the command dd bs=4k conv=sync,noerror if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p21 of=/sdcard/system.img it created a 2.2 GB file when i flashed it by command fastboot -S 500M ...
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What is an easy way to quickly transfer content (text, image, small files) between my galaxy note 10 and windows 10?

Very often I'd like to quickly transfer a bit of text that I have in the clipboard of my pc (windows10) or an image to my phone (galaxy note 10). Is there a way to do this in a convenient way - ...
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Printing photos off of Android phone with “Verifiable dates”?

How does one print photos from an Android phone with a date on it? When the original photo doesn't show a date on the actual image?
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Will clearing image cache delete images from phone? [duplicate]

In my Oppo A3s, in the settings app, there is an option to clear image cach(approx. 900mb). I just want to know, if it will delete the image from the device(or sd card) or not. Thanks.
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Will clearing image cache delete images from gallery?

I have an OPPO A3s where there is an option to clear image cache approx. 900 mb. size. I want to know if clearing it will delete my pictures or not?
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How to stop embarassing images showing on my phone's screen when I try to tweet?

I have downloaded some images of an adult nature onto my phone. My problem is, they show up as preview images whenever I try to compose a new tweet in the official Twitter app. I can't find any ...
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Overlay a live WiFi camera image

I am using a WiFi endoscope camera with an Acer Android tablet, for woodturning hollow forms. The camera points to a cutter on the same structure as the camera so that the camera is always focussed on ...
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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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OneNote app -> Save images from Notebook to local storage

is there any way in the Android App to save an image from a notebook to local sdcard except for taking a screenshot which in fact gives me a quality loss, especially on detailed high-res pictures? ...
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How to view recovered (deleted earlier) images?

I, sometime ago, formatted my memory card, and few days later I recovered the data in it. I then copied the recovered data to memory card again. However, I am unable to see many photos in my computer. ...
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Is there a way to overlay an image permanently on top of the entire screen?

Suppose I have an image (say a jpeg or whatever format is nice) with exactly the same width and height (in terms of pixels) as the screen of my android phone (I have a Galaxy S7 edge running android 8....
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WhatsApp Android: Auto move images

Is there any way to automatically move images from different person to different folders?
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Why does photos 'edit in' change image app export behavior?

When you open a picture in Pixlr / Snapseed / etc., you are given option of resizing / export the resulting photo. However if I 'share' or use gallery 'edit in', I cannot export in Snapseed, and ...
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Recover hidden pictures from my system

I am currently using Calculator Vault to hide my photos and would like to recover all my photos. But my system does not want to start since this morning. I have the password with which I lock it. ...
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PDF/Image viewer with scaling to a calibrated size

I'm looking for a way to consistently display raster images or PDFs, so that the image on screen has a calibrated physical size. I.e. I create an image/PDF on a computer with a shape 10cm*10cm and ...

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