For those who rebooted during "updating media database"


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Oct 23, 2012
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I found a way to get the gallery to work without having to do a factory restore, I pulled the steps from a motorola xoom, and it worked for me. I did remove all of my mp3s before doing it though:

  • Goto Settings->Apps
  • Select ALL apps tab
  • Scroll down "Media Storage" application
  • Select It
  • Stop the Service
  • Select Clear Data
  • Make sure Xoom is not connected to your PC
  • Do full shutdown of your Xoom, then power it back up.
  • Wait 5-10 minutes as content is reindex. As its being reindex it is normal that you won't see anything in your Music player, gallery, or even when connected to your PC.
  • Check your Gallery or Music application to see if content has start to reappear. Don't panic if it hasn't yet. Give it another 5-10 minutes. If it hasn't appeared then try powering off and rebooting Xoom a second time.
  • If content doesn't start showing up after second reboot, Download and run the ScanMedia application from the Android market:
  • Start the reindexing process from the application.
  • Once reindexing is done your content should be visible in Gallery, Music Player, and you should be able to browse SDCard and internal storage from PC again without directory duplication/errors