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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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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Timelapse App with Image Sequence [closed]

Does anyone know a good timelapse app for Android, but one which records an actual image sequence, not a compressed video? (like Hyperlapse, Framelapse, and similar apps do) So far I have only found ...
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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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“No application can perform this action” when trying to view a text message image

I’m using an LG Tribute phone (Virgin Mobile) with Android. I’ve noticed recently when someone sends me a text message with an image in it, and I click the image, I get a warning that reads Note No ...
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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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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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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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Galaxy S4 Mini: Why is there no “creation mode.” when sending MMS (problem sending .png images)

I can send .jpeg images via MMS but when I download an image it saves as a .png. When I send a MMS it says "media type not supported." I read that the fix to this is going to settings > menu > ...
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When is native GIF support coming to Android?

When I try to view a GIF in Whatsapp, or the default Android Gallery app - GIFs do not autoplay. Why is this? When is native support for GIFs coming to Android?
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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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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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Whatsapp: Export pictures from certain conversations

Whatsapp stores ALL media files within ONE huge folder, i.e. I've got about 6000 pictures in it, including much trash ;-) Now I would like to extract/copy all pictures which were send between me and ...
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Android not loading JPG files

Nexus 6 (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 not ...
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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 can I save photos that I take with my Android's camera in a lossless format?

How can I save the images captured with my Android's camera in RAW or TIFF format? Are there any apps, ROM/kernel Modifications or other methods that will allow me to accomplish this? Technically I ...
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Photo thumbnails can no longer be seen

I took some photos and when I went back to look at them the thumbnails are black and corrupted. How does this happen and can they be repaired?
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Creating and flashing image to Android device

I have created an image of my Android device (Lenovo A6000) using the command adb shell -c su 'dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p23 > data.img' Now I would like to flash this image to the same device, ...
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Which VCF field do I use to specify a group in Android? And how do I get the picture via URL?

I'm creating a VCF file on my website. 1) It works nicely with the export, and most data are being imported, but the group is not created or used on Android. I've tried using CATEGORIES and ORG I ...
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How can I Recover deleted WhatsApp Images on Samsung Galaxy S2?

The day before yesterday I was browsing my WhatsApp images. Upon browsing them, I accidentally deleted one image that means a lot to me. I've tried Dr.Fone did not really work. I've heard that if I ...
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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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How to take a screenshot with an Android device?

Is there a way to take a screenshot of an Android device and save it as an image file?
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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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Samsung SmartSwitch images copying twice

I'm trying to copy images from an iPhone 6 Plus to a Samsung S20 Ultra using Smart Switch. Every time I do so however, each image is copied twice (I've tried this 5 times!). Any help would be much ...
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Can the image recipient remove the emojis ? Please help

I know this may sound silly to you but I wanted to ask you about if the recipient of an image can remove the emojis from the image to see what is underneath the emoji ? I know it depends on the ...
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Moto E 6th Gen want boot up

It say's boot image missing and want boot up or go into recovery mode i've tried using ADB but it say's device null not found. Please i need HELP can anyone help me
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SimJacked, or Taken over? Need results

How do I shut down a live attack on my phone while watching it happen? My phone will wake while locked even when noti's are shutoff for lock screen, wake and sleep are set to never sleep and lock ...
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Where is the background image saved?

Here's my situation: I had an image from a website which I set as my background inside the browser. I am wondering now where I can find the image in the file system, because I can't find it online ...
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Stop automatic creation of these screen-shot “photos”

I shoot enough photos that it's valuable to have my USB options set to "Connect as a camera". Every time I plug my Android phone into my Mac, the Photos app starts up and reports that the phone (...
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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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Why has Messenger stopped to download an image right away?

On my Samsung Galaxy S9, my Messenger (Facebook) app has started to act out on me since at least the last month. When I get sent a message and open up Messenger it works just fine, but when someone ...
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Change wallpaper via ADB/terminal

Is there any terminal (ADB) command for Android to change the launcher wallpaper?
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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 Can I Burn .IMG to Another MicroSD Card WITHOUT Root

Long story, I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and the only device I own that can write a Raspbian image to MicroSD is my Android phone. I have copied the image from my laptop to my MicroSD, but I am ...
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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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How can I download files if there is no SD card?

I have no SD card in my phone. And I would like to know how I can save pictures in a place where I can access them later because I download them on tumblr.
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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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Is it possible to perform an offline malware scan of device image created using a root prompt?

I have created an image of my entire device and all of its partitions (mmcblk0.img). I would like to perform an "offline" scan of my device on my computer. Is there any known projects or ways of ...
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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 9.
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How do I resize/change resolution of pictures easily?

I just tried to make a post on another StackExchange site, but unfortunately, when I tried to take a picture of the problem, I got an error that the image must be less than 2 MB to upload it to ...
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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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Override WhatsApp contact image with the chosen Contact Image

I dislike how people use full body pictures for their contact images when it's a small image. When I link the accounts in my Android, I chose a picture that looks good and helps me identify them ...
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List of supported A/V and Image Codecs

Using ADB, is it possible to obtain a list of audio, video and image codecs supported on a given device? Whether or not they physically play is another story. I'm just trying to poke the device and ...
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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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How to transfer pictures from hangouts onto my computer

How can I transfer the pictures that are on my android hangouts (sent and received messages), so that I can preserve them before I clear my android for space?
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What are these files in DCIM folder?

I was wondering if someone here knew what are these files: I've put it in image format because their file names are weird? I just found out that these files are present in my sd card, inside the DCIM ...
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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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