Actual photo location? DCIM folder only houses thumbnails...

Discussion in 'Droid RAZR' started by grimloktt, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. grimloktt
    Offline

    grimloktt New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2010
    Messages:
    223
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I'm trying to use Motocast to transfer pics from my phone to my computer, which I've successfully done through the stock file manager. However, the photos I've transferred from the DCIM folder are 20-30kb in size--as are all photos in that folder. If I go to my gallery and select a picture to share through gmail, gmail shows the size as ~1.2gb. So, this leads me to believe the pictures are being stored in another folder. Where are they...........?
  2. grimloktt
    Offline

    grimloktt New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2010
    Messages:
    223
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Figured it out. They're under sdcard-ext folder then DCIM... Can't get to that folder using the stock file program.
  3. WestOkid
    Offline

    WestOkid Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2011
    Messages:
    338
    Likes Received:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    28
    I'm not sure if this is related, but I upgraded my Razr's SD to 32gb from the stock 16gb. Before I did that I copried all the contents from stock sd to new sd using regular windows file manager. Didn't see a need to get fancy since I only store data on the sd (no Apps, no OS, etc.) I put the new card in and now I can get to my pictures. I get to thumbnails, but if I try to show the pic, the phone freezes and I have to force close the App. This happens in both the stock gallery and QuickPic. Anyone know what happened or how to fix?
  4. SallyC
    Offline

    SallyC Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,212
    Likes Received:
    59
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Michigan
    That's interesting. I can get to my external card and that folder using the stock file program.

    If the problem is getting to the card be sure you use the dropdown to get to Home and try from there.
  5. SallyC
    Offline

    SallyC Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,212
    Likes Received:
    59
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Michigan
    You copied it exactly? I started with the 32gb card so I don't know what's the matter. The file structure is what comes to mind.
  6. WestOkid
    Offline

    WestOkid Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2011
    Messages:
    338
    Likes Received:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    28
    I decided to reboot for a second time. No logic behind it. just because... It took an extra long time to read the card, but miraculously everything seems to be fine now.
  7. SallyC
    Offline

    SallyC Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,212
    Likes Received:
    59
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Michigan
    Ah, great. It seemed like it should have worked. Glad it's fine.
  8. grimloktt
    Offline

    grimloktt New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2010
    Messages:
    223
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I stand corrected. I was picking internal memory vs sd card. Duh... :blink:
Search tags for this page

android gallery folder location

,
android gallery folders location
,
android gallery location
,

android photo folder

,
android photo location
,
android photos folder
,

android picture folder

,

android picture folder location

,

android pictures folder

,
android what folder are pictures in
,

dcim folder

,
dcim thumbnails
,
picture folder in android
,
pictures folder android
,
where is dcim folder on android