Questions tagged [images]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“Connection Error” when trying to view FB image full size

Unable to view Facebook images full size. Get "connection error". I do not want to use the FB app. Until recently was no problem. Samsung sm j120a
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Apps can't see my pictures

Apps like Facebook or Tinder or any other can't see my freshly uploaded pictures (via USB cable)... File explorers can see them without any problems... what is going on? I even tried to post them to ...
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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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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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Broken Screen on S6 Active. How to pull files from it?

My friend has given me his S6 Active to pull photos from, so he can put them on his new phone. The screen has no display, and USB debugging is NOT enabled. When plugged into the pc with a charging ...
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what image does fastboot -w flashall flashes?

Take Google Pixel as example. I managed to do a full APSO+kernel build and the resulting binaries is located at out/target/product/marlin as the following: boot.img ramdisk.img <-- I believe this ...
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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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Images in PDF File are distorted

I have a PDF file, when I open it on my computer (Linux) the Images in the PDF file is displayed properly (Its sharp) But when I copy the same PDF from the computer to Android device and opened it ...
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Identifying similar-looking (but not exactly the same) image files on Android?

So quick background, I save a LOT of pictures from all over the Interwebs onto my phone storage, and some tend to be the same picture, just edited or compressed (or yada yada). And when they don't ...
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Download internet pictures become low quality

I have downloaded a picture from internet: But, when I view it from gallery, it looks like very low quality. Its smoothness is completely gone: I need to set a smooth picture as a wallpaper for my ...
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FB Messenger - How to get around the extreme photo/video compression resulting in poor quality?

I often send photos/videos to my friends on Messenger. The problem is that FB's algorythm compresses them so badly it really affects their enjoyability. I send HD videos, and they get something like ...
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Backup Android phone directly to network location periodically

I want to backup as much as possible from a rooted Android phone(user-data, app-data, etc) on a daily basis to a Synology NAS. I've found this tutorial: Automatic Nightly Backups for Your Android ...
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Is there a way to get an android image without root?

I wanna get a raw image from my Android Phone (5.0) to a PC using dd command, but i don't want to root it. So, i'm looking for a way for do it. Sorry about my english and thanks in advance for your ...
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I can't find the directory 100ANDRO on my pc

I was wondering why I can not find the folder 100ANDRO that contains the pictures that I take with the smartphone if I connect the phone with the pc. I premise that this happens only with the ...
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All I need to know about image and video resolution, size and quality in my smartphone

About Images My android smartphone captures images of resolution 4160 x 3120 px (horizontally) with its 13 megapixel rear camera. The image size is usually around 5 MB which is obviously hard to ...
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Creating an image file of my Nexus 5

I have a report to write related to any forensics case, so what i was planing to do is create an image file of my nexus 5 which has nothing in it ( as i did a factory reset). i was hoping to create ...
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How can you print a picture on part of page?

I know it sounds stupid, but I can't figure out how to print a picture on part of a page with Android. The default printing dialog only allows printing on the full page, as far as I can tell. I also ...
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Whatsapp: Do NOT keep images for certain groups / contacts

Is there any way in Whatsapp on Android to exclude saving pictures of certain groups / contacts into the "Whatsapp Images" folder? I know I could delete them manually by going into the Group -> "...
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Where is android boot animation saved?

When you start an Android device there is an animation showed, usually android, but sometimes the manufacturers logo. Where is this animation stored ? I have looked in the boot.img, but can't see it ...
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Android gallery images all grey

So I'm not sure or what causes this but in my gallery, a lot or most of my images and videos turn this grey color and only some can be opened, it's as if they have become corrupt. Does anyone know ...
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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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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 import multiple images at once from camera to Samsung tablet

I'm trying to import multiple images (chosen ones) from a Canon camera to a Samsung Tablet 4. The problem is that the upload button is visible only at the beginning when camera is connected and each ...
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Lost all my images

I connected my phone to laptop via usb. Since my phone storage was almost full so I cut some folders and pasted it on my memory card.But when I opened the folders the images were gone. I again cut ...

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