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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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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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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.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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mount image as USB-OTG

Is there a way to emulate an image to the phone as being an usb device? I don't want to mount the image in a computer like DriveDroid does (Mounting .img from internal storage as USB Mass Storage) but ...
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Vendor does not match the system, eventually fails

Can someone explain why this happens? I eventually shutdown the device which is why is fails, but it takes forever and never finishes. Pixel 2, oem unlocked, Sixrom v2.0. usr@ubuntuhost:~$ ...
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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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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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Galaxy S4 Mini: Why is there no “creation mode.” (problem sending .png images)

I can send .jpeg images 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 > creation mode ...
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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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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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Changing WhatsApp contacts picture

I have a picture linked to my friends number, saved in my phones contacts. This picture originally defaulted onto his Whatsapp account (which are linked), because he doesn't have a Whatsapp photo set. ...
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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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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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Reading a QR code from an image instead of a camera

My device does not have a camera, so all those QR code scanners are useless to me. Is there a way to read a QR code from an image, possibly like an app registering itself as a QR code scanner and it (...
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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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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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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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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 transfered my photos from internal storage to SD and now some photos are mixed up

So my storage was almost full and I didn't think about it when I transfered my photos over to my SD card. But now 150-200 photos are under the same date in the gallery (most of them are from albums, ...
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Scanning receipts for paperless environment

I'm using my Android device to scan receipts for warranty receipts, or for expensive stuffs. I'm uploading the receipts to Google Drive which works well, except that it's a long process to scanning ...
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Why will some images pinch down to however small I want, and some won't?

Why will some images pinch down to however small I want, and some won't? I use my Samsung Galaxy Tab-S for referral to images when painting on rocks. When I begin, I have to freehand draw the image on ...
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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 can I reset my device without losing images on it?

I know I can backup and restore. But I just don't want the images to be deleted (either phone memory or sd card). Meaning, have the folder of the images remain, so that Gallery can read all the images ...
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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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Phone memory images stopped showing in the gallery

I'm using Zenfone max pro M1, while I was trying to edit a picture I saw that most of my pictures are not shown in the gallery then I suddenly went to the gallery app and noticed that the phone memory ...
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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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Unable to set Contact Picture

I am trying to set a picture for a contact that is saved on my SIM - I had originally emailed the .jpg to myself from my PC, then downloaded it from the Gmail app. When I go either into Gallery or ...
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Access image file from home screen

I have Nexus 4 on Android 5.1.1, and I also have an image file with screenshot of my timetable. I'm trying to create a shortcut to it from the home screen. I've tried 4 separate apps that claim to be ...
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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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Is there an application which let me crop a picture on my device into the correct size to use as wallpaper

Do you know of software which can crop a photo or an image into the correct size to act as wallpaper ? Now, if I download an image from the net and try to use it as a wallpaper ( long pressing an ...
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How to delete Images on Android 8.1.0?

Android is complaining of dwindling storage space. I regularly delete personal files to comply with its demands and can now use but 20 Gb of a 32 Gb storage unit. Recently I noticed an item called ...
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How do I resize/change resolution of pictures easily?

I just tried to make a post on another StackExchane 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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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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Change wallpaper via ADB/terminal

Is there any terminal (ADB) command for Android to change the launcher wallpaper?
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.nomedia file not hiding newly created images. Solution?

Note 5 running 5.1.1 Here is my issue... A .nomedia file placed in a folder that automatically downloads album art will only hide the images from Gallery if they were in that folder before the ....
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Why does viewing an .htm file in Android dropbox folder show broken images?

I have an .htm file in a dropbox folder with the following content: <p>this is a <b>test</b> of html</p> <img src="test.png"/> When I view it on my PC, it shows 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 ...