Gallery Question

Discussion in 'Droid Bionic Tech Support' started by DroidFan, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. DroidFan

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    I finally got the 2.1 OS and I love the new gallery UI!!

    I found about 30 pictures on my gallery and for the life of me, I don't know how they got there (I took them with a digital camera and I know I didn't import them to my Droid)... and to make things weirder, when I go to Astro to delete them, they're no where to be found!

    I checked the Location under the Gallery info of the pix and it says, "Unknown Location." Does anyone know where these pix might be saved? I mounted my SD card on my computer and did a search. No luck...

    Help!
     
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    I've heard that the new gallery syncs to your Picasa gallery unless you tell it not to. Could that be it? Try a search for Picasa (above) and check out the threads for only the last few days - there's a way to reset the sync, but I'm sorry I don't remember how.
     
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    Thanks for the quick response! I'll check that out!
     
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    That did it!!! Thanks!!! Deleted the picture album I didn't want synced...
     
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    OK, so where's the sync setting? I obviously don't have Picasa, but someone else is bound to ask....
     
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    No setting... It did it automatically. I forgot I even had those pix saved to Picasa, so when I updated my OS to 2.1, the new gallery automatically synced it.
     
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    Actually there is (just in case you want to know for future reference)... To turn off that sync you can uncheck the Picasa web album account from Menu > Settings > Accounts & sync > Gmail account.
     
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    AnneDroid... thank you so much! I'll remember this for the future :)
     
  9. ChuckDz3

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    When I open up my gallery it shows all of the available beautiful widget preview pictures, like 300? Any idea how to not allow these to show up in my gallery and just show my own pictures? Like wallpapers, camera shots and other pictures. I know I can click just camera roll but I don't want all of these previews showing up in my gallery.

    Thanks for any advice or suggestions.
     
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    Put a .nomedia file in those folders.
     
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    explain a little bit? not sure exactly what you're suggesting
     
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    On my phone now, so can't go into great detail. Google search for .nomedia
     
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    Using a file explorer do a search for ".nomedia" select the file and copy(there will be numerous ones in different folders, any one will do). Find the folder with the image files for Beautiful Widgets and paste the file into the folder. You can do this for any local file that shows up in your gallery that you don't want. A reboot my be necessary afterwards. Hope this helps.
    Actually I think the folder you need to drop the ".nomedia" file into should be /sdcard/data/beautifulwidgets/cache.
     
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    It can take a while to update. Did you try a reboot to force it?
     
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