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I don't prefer cloud backup because of high priced internet plans in my country, and the answer by Lord Ralf Adolf didn't work for my device somehow. Ultimately, I had to find a solution which is supposed to be no pain only gain. Here we go with one mentioned below. Notes: The solution requires a USB cable, MTP enabled (available in Android 4.xx and 5.xx) ...


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There is a free (as in freedom) application Send Reduced, available at the F-Droid repository of free software. Install F-Droid, install Send Reduced, select your photos, press Share button, select Send Reduced and then select the sharing method. Your photos will be sent reduced in resolution and file size.


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There is no stock option to do this. Here's what I do, and it works pretty good, but isn't perfect. Download Reduce Photo Size from the Play store. When composing an email, click Add Attachment. A choice of locations will pop up. Choose Reduce Photo Size. Then choose either Select Image or Take a Photo. If you click Select Image, then choose Gallery. Once ...


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If you add a file with the name .nomedia (note the period at the beginning) to the folder, the automatic media scanner will skip that folder in the future. Thus no images from there will appear in the Gallery. You can do this by tethering to your computer or by using one of the several folder-browsing apps in the Play Store (e.g., ES File Explorer, ASTRO).


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Consider any of the solution mentioned below. Solution 1 Note: Follow the steps for both Internal and external SD Card Go to File manager -> Android -> Data -> com.android.gallery3d. Delete the folder (com.android.gallery3d) in both internal and external SD card. Go to Settings -> Apps / Application manager -> search for Gallery -> open ...


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Do not go to Google Drive directly. Gallery Select the files you want to Upload Share (icon like Branch) -NOW you choose Google drive and folder... Click OK and you are in Business


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The system itself AFAIK doesn't expose a GUI element to do so. However, you have multiple options to trigger the Media Scanner: Reboot the device (not that convenient) unmounting/remounting the SD card (via Settings; better, but still not convenient) using one of the apps/widgets available in the app stores. One that's reportedly working with Kitkat is SD ...


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Not a full answer (came here looking for an answer myself), but here are a couple of partial solutions I figured out so far, perhaps someone else can improve upon these. First of all, temporary files for the last few photosphere sessions can be found under /sdcard/Android/data/com.google.android.gallery3d/files/panorama_sessions/. You can extract these out ...


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To recover from a crash during a panorama stitch I did this: Use a file explorer on Android to copy the folder containing the unstitched files from the cache: /storage/emulated/0/Android/data/com.google.android.GoogleCamera/cache/panorama_sessions/ to the pictures folder and back them up with Google photos. I recieved a notification the next day that photos ...


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Updated answer: Check if you have a hidden file named .nomedia (double check also for uppercase name) on device memory (storage folder) and delete. Go to Settings > Apps -> ALL -< Media Storage. Select Clear data + Clear defaults. Disable the App. Reboot the device. Now enable again Settings > Apps -> ALL -< Media Storage. Wait a couple of ...


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You will not lose any of your photos, if CLEAR DATA operation is performed, it is completely safe to do so. This just means that your preferences have been reset and the cache has been cleared.1 Cache is generated only for providing fast access to gallery files. When you restart your gallery after this operation, it'll take some time to load and it will ...


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You can delete it at picasaweb.google.com. (Click on the album, and then use the 'Actions' dropdown list.)


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Go to Setting-->Applications--->Gallery-->Clear Cache After clearing the cache, open the gallery app, it will automatically regenerate thumbnails.


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You can find the source for this app in the Gallery2 package in AOSP. All the code for the photo editor is in src/com/android/gallery3d/filtershow. The saving is handled by tools/ImageSave.java, which has this comment explaining the behaviour (which I've formatted):- In order to support the new edit-save behavior such that user won't see the edited image ...


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rename the album cover to "folder.jpg", and it will be skipped. You can save the rest of the album art in a nested folder with ".nomedia" inside it.


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I found I could multi select pics by touching the first one, holding my finger on the screen, and then dragging across the screen to the last one. They all turn to selected as I pass over them. A bit like selecting text with a mouse on a PC!


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Google decided to remove the Gallery app, replacing it by the "Photos" app.


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This same thing has happened to me and I've only had my s6 Edge a little over a week. I went through each file in my files and device storage and deleted ".nomedia" files. All of my pictures are now back in the gallery.


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Image Shrink Lite is just right for me; there's a paid version with more options.


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After some mucking around, I discovered Google (un-intuitively) changed the way you can share photos in the gallery for email and wifi. You now need to do this Open Gallery > Select Menu button > select "Select Items" > select the share button at the top of screen. All the icons should appear now in the share dialog window.


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Most apps, when they want to choose an image, use an implicit intent, which just says what they want to do, and doesn't specifically name the Gallery app. This means that any app that can perform that action can be started, and if you have more than one, you get the chooser to choose which to launch. This is the normal behaviour. You won't get a chooser if ...


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Firstly, this is assuming you have ICS or higher (not sure if the Gallery works this way before then). If you open an album, you should be able to long-press on a photo, and then at the top of the screen, where it says 1 selected, press that and you can say 'select all'. Then upload them.


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Just in case somebody stumbles upon this question - you don't need to uninstall Facebook. Just open the Gallery, press the menu button and go to "Content to display" option. Uncheck Facebook there. Done.


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That's not duplicates. If you are the "device owner", /storage/emulated/0/ is your storage area (where your files etc. reside). /storage/emulated/legacy/ is a symbolic link, always pointing to the logged-in user's storage. That is, if you are the device owner, and you are logged in, both locations are identical. If some apps show the contained files as "...


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While several hints can be found in the insufficient-memory tag-wiki, you case seems a little special ­– as you report to still have ~75 MB free (3 times the limit this error should be triggered). This should even enable you to install a file manager (if you have not already done so, or a useful file manager was pre-installed). So in order to remove some ...


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It doesn't matter where you put them. A convenient place usually is the (internal or external) SD card, where you simply could create a Photos folder, and extract your photos to. The gallery app simply checks the devices media database, it doesn't check the directories directly. This database gets fed by the so-called Media Scanner, which gets triggered by ...


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Place in every directory, you want to be excluded by the media scanner, an empty file named ".nomedia". Then restart your phone and the 'marked' directories should not be indexed any more.


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I have a G4, and you're right. The Gallery app doesn't have a confirmation message, just a floating dialog that has an Undo button which disappears after a while. I'd recommend using another app instead. I use QuickPic. When you click the delete button, a popup with a delete icon appears. It serves as sort of a confirmation message. If you click the button,...


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Clear app data of Media Storage app. Find and delete .nomedia files on sdcard. And reboot. Terminal command to delete .nomedia files recursively. Install Terminal Emulator for Android app. Open it and enter the command. find $EXTERNAL_STORAGE $SECONDARY_STORAGE -iname ".nomedia" -exec rm {} \; NOTE: Since android 5.0 doesn't allow third party apps to ...


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Instagram does not provide any options to download images or videos to the phone. However, you can use third party applications like "Instasave for Instagram" for doing this. App Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=dstudio.tool.instasave&hl=en Go to Play Store and Install Instasave application Open Instasave app Press home button and ...


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