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Questions tagged [photos]

Questions about photos (pictures) on your device. For the Photos app, use its corresponding app-specific tag instead (see tag-wiki/info for details) if it exists.

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Change photo display to list mode

I would like to see the list of photos in each gallery album in list mode - meaning I can see the filename of each photo. I've done it accidentally a few times but I can't figure out how to do it ...
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All Android gallery photos blurry

I factory reset my Galaxy j7 to get rid of some cryptomining malware that was taking control of my phone. Most of my files are backed up on the SD card I have installed, including all my photos. Upon ...
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Lost contact photos which I have entered on my contact list on WhatsApp

I have deleted the cache, I have made the permission allowed for everything. But some of my photos are still lost.
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I see incorrect photo when accessing Android via USB

I see incorrect photo when accessing Android via USB. It's different from the one, I see in telephone itself. If I copy this photo to desktop, I get wrong image. If I move photo to desktop, I loose ...
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Android devices using same Google account reported lost. Is there a way to recover contacts, photos and other important data

My friend and I were using the same Gmail to use huawei android devices. I didn't know he was using mine till I erase all data of his phone through security section in manage account settings.as he ...
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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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What does it mean for a corrupted photo to appear on my album?

So I decided to clear out some photo for storage and I pasted by this photo here, but it was corrupted: The photo was actually took yesterday (12/25/18) but today I open to find it like this. I don't ...
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Photo contrast changes right before sharing

I sometimes share pictures from the Gallery app (Samsung), but just before my sharing options come up, I can very clearly see that it increases the contrast (making it look unnatural). I have tried ...
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How to recover deleted photos which are shown as 0 bytes by data recovery softwares?

A relative of mine accidentally deleted the "DCIM/Camera" folder with all her photos, and asked me if it's possible to recover them. I copied the 'userdata' partition (ext4) to a VHD image at once ...
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Why different pictures are loading on boot, and images disappearing, then reappearing on its own?

I am using a non-rooted LG V20, Android Oreo I believe. I am having a problem in which the phone randomly loads different "sets" of pictures - sometimes current photos disappear and older pictures ...
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Photos in DCIM folder visible on phone, not visible via USB

I use a RedMi 3S (Android 6.0.1), non-rooted and fully updated. I have a large number of photographs in my DCIM/Camera folder (in my "Internal Storage"). They're visible via the Gallery app, File ...
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Is there a way (not date) to number photos sequentially.

My regular digital camera assigns numbers sequentially. My Android 8.0 Galaxy S8+, after the date, assigns random numbers to each picture. If copied to a computer the pics all become "created" at the ...
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Is it possible to activate the iris recognition infrared LED and take an IR photo?

Is it possible to turn on the iris recognition infrared LED and take photos using the front camera, that works on the Galaxy S9+? In the YouTube video: "Poco F1 Infrared Camera Hack - How to take ...
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WhatsApp: How to isolate contacts and photos - Privacy concerns

Whatsapp is ubiquitous and is commonly used despite the long scary list of permissions it seeks ( see Help understanding Whatsapp's permissions ) Privacy and security conscious people would like ...
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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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Duplicate photos not recognized by Google Photos app

I was writing a script and ran into some perculiar behaviour. For instance, do something like: newDir='/sdcard/Pictures/NewDirectory/' oldDir='/sdcard/Pictures/Screenshots/' newPic='Screenshot_Copy' ...
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What does the Storage Manager setting actually do?

I'm trying to understand what the Storage Manager option in the Storage settings is supposed to do. The text says "Remove photos & videos" and I chose the option "Over 90 days old". So far, it ...
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6-month Period of Photos Lost

A few months ago, I changed my mobile phone from a Google Nexus 5 to a MotoZ2 and backed up and synced my data to my Google account. Recently, I decided to look at my pictures, only to discover that ...
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Automatically add location and date tags to photos taken with magnifier

I use the Magnifier app quite a bit on my Samsung Galaxy S7, but it seems none of the photos I take with it are timestamped or tagged with location data. The photos are named with a date and time, ...
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Stop Google Photos from Retaining Deleted Photos

If I take a photo using my phones stock camera app, and then delete it using the stock gallery app, it doesn't get deleted from Google Photos. How can I change it so that deleting photos on my phone ...
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Transferring saved Snapchat photos

I was recently automatically logged out of Snapchat, due to it being an older version, and am unable to update the app as my phone is full. I'd like to transfer the saved snaps on to my Macbook. ...
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Is quickly taking hundreds of photos possible in Android?

When I try taking hundreds of photos in quick succession on two different mid-to-high-end Android devices (Samsung Galaxy S6, Motorola X4), the camera app crashes or fails while shooting. The result ...
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How to take clickable 360 degree tour to explore the area

I know how to take 360 view photos on android like this one. But I am not getting how can take 360 pictures which will allow me to click on various location in that picture and after clicking on any ...
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Photos missing in both gallery and google photos

This morning i stupidly formatted my SD card (J2 prime lack of storage issue), and after noticed that photos were missing from both my gallery AND google photos, that were taken over the last few ...
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Capture still image from recorded video

I'm using a Motorola Moto g5 with latest Google photos. I try to find a way to select and export still images from my recorded videos. Preferably within Google Photos but could be another app as ...
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How can I use smartphone to compare photos it makes with other smartphone?

I want to compare quality of photos smartphone makes w/out using PC. The problem is that Android picture viewers like standard Gallery allow only several times zoom and seams to do forced smoothing.
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Move photos from SD back to internal memory

Is there a standard way to move photos from SD card back to internal memory without touching timestamps?
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Samsung S7 Downloaded Photos are Corrupt on PC but view OK from Android Gallery. Issue started after Android internal storage got all full

So I usually take videos and photos and then get a message from Camera app that I can't use the app anymore since phone memory/ram is full. I usually connect to PC and download and delete from phone ...
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before I factory reset my galany j3

my daughter has locked herself out of her phone. so before I factory reset her galaxy j3 luna. she's is hoping there's a way I could hook up the phone to a cpu and save her pics & other files?
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How do I view google's motion photos on my windows PC?

I can download the JPGs from my DCIM folder in my Pixel 2 and I know that the video is encoded inside the jpg, but I don't know what image viewer I can use to see the motion. I usually use Irfanview, ...
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How to choose which photos/videos made with the phone's camera must be synchronized to cloud?

I just want a subset of the photos/videos I have in my phone to be synchronized with the cloud. For example: Photos/videos of my wife/daughter/family --> OK Photos/videos of places I visit --> OK ...
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How do I protect my photos from accidental deletion when giving my phone to my kids?

My little kids (less than 3 yo) like to view photos on my Samsung A5 cell phone. That's great, and they are allowed to do so. I can even pin the screen to make sure they can't leave the gallery app ...
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Moto G5 or facebook

Can't view full size images on Facebook, get "connection error, try again" screen instead. Was fine until a few days ago. Can do it on any other web/social media site.
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Is there a way to add “special effects”, or “background photos” or “sticker” to the system so that the Facebook app can use?

Somebody was able to add the following three cats (on of the app's default photos) inside of the Facebook app to the photo before he posted to Facebook: But I checked on both my Huawei Mate 9 and ...
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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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What is the location of the DCIM folder in the internal storage on a Xiaomi Redmi 4X?

I would like to make adb pull but I'm not able to locate this folder. I suppose it's in the /data folder but it says Permission denied. Somewhere I read if I try the full path it might work. Thank you....
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LG G6 camera - ways to improve photo quality?

I was under the impression that the photos on the g6 were supposed to be fantastic because it had 2 cameras instead of one (depth or something like that?) but I find that the photos just generally ...
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Why do my photos on LG G6 seem overly compressed?

I've just come back from a nice hiking trip where I took lots of photos that looked good on the LG G6 screen. But looking at them closely, there is very little detail - they've been heavily smoothed....
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How do I delete photos I sent to someone in Hangouts?

I would like to have photos removed from hangouts between myself and another person. They are showing up in their albums, not mine. THey are harrasing and sexully explicit.
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How to extract data from Samsung S5 with broken screen+digitizer?

I need to extract the photos from the internal memory of my Samsung S5. I've downloaded some software called dr.fone which shows me previews of my files (i think by downloading software onto the phone)...
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How can I text a photo from Google Photos instead of a link?

On my Pixel 2, I can include a photo in a text message in these two ways: Open Messages app, select recipient, Hit "+", select photo on phone, touch "MMS" to send. Open Google Photos app, select ...
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Android and/or Whatsapp degrading photos

My friend asked me about a problem on her Android phone with Whatsapp. Phone is Huawei, Y330-U01; Android 4.2.2. No apps related to Cloud (see comments below) except latest versions of Google Drive ...
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Viber cannot see my photos

I have a Lenovo k6 with Android 7.0. It doesn't have any native gallery app but it had Google photos preinstalled instead. Every photo I take is saved in /DCIM/Camera folder. There is a problem ...
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After deleting photos from my phone via computer, there are still empty placeholders in my gallery

yesterday I deleted some of my photos from my HTC 10 with the help of my computer. Later, as I browsed through my gallery, there were spots, where previously been the now deleted pictures. These ...
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Selecting USB for photo transfer always

My question has to do with options when using the USB connector for Photo transfer. I have a LG K10 phone running Android version 7.0. After I select "Photo transfer" from the USB connector menu, I ...
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Delete backed up photos on Samsung S4 mini

How do I delete backed up photos from my gallery (Samsung S4 mini). Please note: I took photos with my phone camera. Those photos were uploaded to Google maps. Once they were uploaded I deleted ...
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Recover lost photo from Instagram stories

I took a photo to upload Instagram Stories but I have deleted it unintentionally without publishing or saving it when I was editing the photo in Instagram's built-in photo editor. Is it possible to ...
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How do I crop a photo without spinning it

On this screen in the stock Gallery app on the Note 5, I always try to crop by dragging a corner inward, and most of the time it spins the photo instead. I hate that! How do I make it clear that I ...
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Exclude folders from LG G6 stock gallery app

I'm really enjoying the stock gallery app on my LG G6, but I can't find away to exclude folders (or "albums") from the default view. This is really annoying, since it's showing album art and ...
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Force specific folder to be added to Photos?

How can I force media-scanner to index a particular folder? I use an app that takes photos and stores them in a sub-folder of it's own data folder. The data folder has a .nomedia file, so the photos ...