Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [photos]

Questions about photos on your device, syncing,etc... For the Photos app, use the system-apps tag instead.

0
votes
1answer
405 views

Deleting photos fro Hotmail / skydrive

I'm a Lumia 925 user and I accidentally sent a couple of photos to Hotmail. The 'sent to Skydrive' button in my settings is deactivated so I can't see them in my account on photo.live.com, but I can't ...
3
votes
2answers
48 views

How do I delete photos from only the onedrive and not my phone?

When I want to delete a photo or video from one drive, will it delete it from my phone? I just want to free up space and I don't even have my phone linked but somehow all the photos and videos are ...
0
votes
2answers
572 views

How to access files on SD card after upgrading to Windows 10 Mobile?

I recently upgraded a Nokia Lumia 640 XL to Windows 10 Mobile. I need to know how to access photos that were saved to micro SD card for viewing on phone.
4
votes
1answer
158 views

Photo app album sync to Onedrive

I am running build 10549 and have made an album in the photo app. It says that the album is only local. How can I get it to sync to onedrive? Photo backup/upload is on and working.
5
votes
1answer
8k views

Photos not uploading to One Drive

My 8.1 phone has OneDrive turned one and configured to upload photo's Best Quality (Needs Wi-Fi) but nothing is being uploaded and synchronized. What else needs to be conigured or is this feature ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

WhatsApp not detecting WhatsApp folder

bought lumia 640xl and lumia 730, repenting now. whatsapp is not detecting its own folder. not only that, infact whatsapp folder is not able to see in photos gallery as well. i am confused now whether ...
4
votes
1answer
146 views

How to download save Media from oneNote

I had created a note in my OneNote which has some photos and recorded audios from my Lumia 640 phone. Unfortunately, I have deleted photos from my phone but it is save in OneNote. Now, I want to ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

How do I delete pictures that I've chosen as favorite?

I have chosen some pictures as favorite. How do I delete those?
1
vote
2answers
6k views

How to view image details (Exif data) for any photo?

I know how to view Exif data (shutter speed, ISO, exposure, time taken, etc.) for photos taken with the Nokia/Lumia Camera app (open the app, expand app bar, tap "picture info"), but what about photos ...
2
votes
1answer
400 views

Photos app crashes when opened

I have a Lumia 640 with Windows 10 Mobile. Lately the Photos app, when clicked to open, just closes immediately. How can I fix this?
1
vote
0answers
59 views

Windows 10 Phone Re-Uploading Pictures already in OneDrive

I woke up this morning with a notification that my OneDrive was full, of which last night I had close to 2 gigabytes of free space. So, on investigating I found out that my phone was re-uploading ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

Photos do not back up to OneDrive

Nokia Lumia 520 with Lumia Denim. I have three Windows Phones (all 8.1) and two of them back up photos to OneDrive, but one does not. I have of course turned on this feature, and I only connect via ...
1
vote
0answers
332 views

Photos not showing, have exclamation mark, videos won't play

I recently ran out of space so added a MicroSD card and moved photos and videos on the phone to it, and changed settings so photos and videos always go to the SD card. Since then, or around that time,...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

pictures vanishes from my phone after sometimes

when I capture or download any picture, it shows in the gallery for a while but after I reopen the gallery then doesn't show not even after connecting to my laptop. I don't know where it goes but it ...
2
votes
3answers
158 views

How to cope-up with this security flaw in Windows 10 Mobile?

As we all know, Windows 10 Mobile has new security bug can let anyone bypass the code and access the photos in the gallery even when the phone is locked by following procedure. Switch on the camera ...
3
votes
2answers
289 views

with WP8.1, how to send full size photo as attachment using email?

I am trying to send photos as attachments using email (default app) on my WP 8.1 (Lumia 540). It re-sizes files to ~500 KBs (from 7 MB file). I am actually sending these file for printing and these re-...
1
vote
1answer
277 views

Geotagging photos

The Photos app of my phone sometimes stores the location where a photo was taken but only sometimes. (I have not yet figured out whether there is a pattern to this or not.) Is there a way to have all ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Lumia 550 has downloaded photos I do not want and I do not know from where they came from

I have about 100 family photos appeared on my new Lumia 550 phone. The file information says Source OneDrive (cloud only).I do not know why it has done it or where it has got the photos from. The ...
1
vote
1answer
78 views

How to recover photos from previous phone?

My Lumia recently "died" - the battery quit charging and I now have an Android phone. I have accessed my OneDrive files but my pics that have been uploading (somewhere) are not there. There are older ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Deleted photos are shown in Whatsapp

Each time I want to attach an image in WhatsApp, I see photos that I took some time ago that were deleted. Its like they are cached on the system. They don't appear in the "Photos App" or "File ...
1
vote
1answer
426 views

Manually managing photos and storing them in OneDrive

Although I use the sync application to sync music, I don't sync my photos. Instead, I move my photos off my phone manually (in the same way that you would off a normal digital camera). I'm taking ...
3
votes
2answers
696 views

Edit HDR photo format (.nar) on PC?

Are there any applications (Windows or Linux) that support the .nar format that is used by Windows Phones to store HDR images? In particular I am wondering if there are programs that allow to change ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How to cancel photo upload?

I accidentally chose all photos in my phone and told my phone to upload them to OneDrive. Actually I wanted to upload only a few photos because the others are already uploaded, so I tried to cancel ...
8
votes
3answers
2k views

Download email embedded images automatically

Is there a way to set the email client to always download images in HTML messages? I've looked all over and can not find any such setting.
3
votes
1answer
133 views

Email and Download pictures issues

I have a HTC Trophy phone with Windows 7.5. I am unable to download my pictures from my phone to my computer. Actually when I connect my phone via USB cable it does not show on my PC at all. My PC is ...
7
votes
2answers
239 views

What aspect of a photo is controlled by where I tap on the screen to take it?

Everyone says the Lumia takes lovely pictures, but many of mine are blurry and crappy. I generally take them by pressing the shutter button (why yes I am over 30.) This week I happened to take some by ...
3
votes
0answers
783 views

Photos automaticaly get deleted in lumia 800

I have a Nokia Lumia 800 . Yesterday i found a problem that the photos taken on yesterday get deleted automatically. I am surprised that it have a free space of 6GB . But i lost all photos taken ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Microsoft Lumia 540 - unable to find images received via bluetooth

I use Microsoft Lumia 540. I received nearly 450 image files over bluetooth last day. Unfortunately, I am not able to see any of them in my phone now. Checked Photos->Saved pictures, downloads etc. ...
3
votes
1answer
323 views

photos on phone and onedrive

When I make pictures by my phone, I can see them clicking Photos icon on phone, and also pictures are synchronized with Camera Roll folder on onedrive. I want to keep pictures on onedrive, but ...
4
votes
1answer
81 views

How can I distinguish a local picture and a cloud picture in Photos app?

I'm using Windows 10 10.0.10586.318 and have the option to show pics from cloud and local on a duplicate way. I like to this because I like to delete them from from but keep them on cloud. The ...
4
votes
1answer
394 views

How to pin photo album to start in Windows 10 Mobile

Is there any way to pin a photo album to start screen with Windows 10 Mobile. This feature is available with Windows Phone 8.1. Has Microsoft removed this feature or they changed the ways to access it?...
6
votes
2answers
3k views

How to mass delete photos?

I'm trying to free up some space on my phone so I uploaded my photos to OneDrive on my PC. I'd like to delete all my photos from Camera Roll now. Instead of checking each one to be deleted is there a ...
4
votes
2answers
278 views

Windows Phone 8's Onedrive auto upload size threshold?

I have yet to find a description of the file size threshold at which WP8 Onedrive requires Wi-Fi. What is this threshold, and how can I change it? I am not opposed to hacking if necessary.
3
votes
1answer
117 views

How to clean space from native Photos app? WM10 and Lumia 640

No photos are present on the device and option to show OneDrive photos is disabled. But the app size is still around 1GB. I cannot uninstall or move it to SD Card. Any ideas?
2
votes
2answers
4k views

How do I add a new album, or change existing albums, in Photos on my phone?

I can't seem to find an option to add a new album, or edit the existing "Camera Roll" album (other than to delete it), on my phone. Is this something only available when working with the data on ...
10
votes
2answers
3k views

Are photos uploaded automatically to OneDrive from my phone full resolution?

There is an option to automatically upload any pictures to OneDrive that you take with your phone (From the Photos hub, select the ellipsis (...), then settings, then turn on Automatically upload to ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I automatically backup old pictures to OneDrive?

I know you can backup pictures automatically, and once backup is activated all pics go to OneDrive. But even after waiting a a few days under Wi-Fi old pictures have not been copied to OneDrive: is ...
3
votes
3answers
5k views

How do I stop uploading to OneDrive when I post photos on Twitter?

When I share photos using the built in features they wind up on OneDrive. I remember the phone once asking me if that's where I wanted them to go, and I said yes to OneDrive. Now I realize that they ...
11
votes
2answers
5k views

Choose photo albums to backup/upload to Onedrive

On my phone I have three photo albums: Camera Roll, Saved Pictures and Screenshots. The first two get automatically uploaded to Onedrive with the "backup" feature. I'd also like the Screenshots album ...
5
votes
1answer
292 views

Auto upload to Onedrive- Best quality with wi-fi?

In settings => applications => photos+camera => Auto upload-Onedrive, I get to choose: Don't upload Good quality (may use data plan) Best quality (needs Wi-Fi) I have a virtually-unlimited data plan,...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Files stuck in OneDrive upload queue

Every once in a while images taken with my Lumia 950 fail to upload to OneDrive. When I open the OneDrive app and check the Camera Roll upload queue, there's one or more files with an error message ...
5
votes
3answers
174k views

How to download multiple photos from OneDrive?

I have uploaded many photos to OneDrive from my Lumia 620 phone. I accidentally deleted all my photos from the phone, but thankfully OneDrive has a backup of them. I want to download all of the ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Why can't I get photos/videos off Nokia phone?

I plug my phone into my computer (Ubuntu 14.04), go to Nokia phone and SD card, and move DCIM pictures to computer. Now I have some old photos on my computer, no photos in that directoy on the phone, ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

photosynth is not detecting my previous photos

There is an app called PHOTOSYNTH,by which we can take 360degree panaroma photos.I capture some photos using this app.Those captures photos were in SD Card.Now due to some problems I needed to reset ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How to turn off OneDrive's “Camera roll bonus” or folder auto-generation?

I have two WP devices (Lumia 535 and Lumia 735), on which I'm using OneDrive. For the second phone I have just the "basic" plan of 15 GB, while for first one I have a "Camera Roll bonus" in addition ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Why can't I send pictures via MMS?

I want to share a foto with someone via MMS. When I've picked my picture and pressed Send, It takes a minute or so and than, on the place where the picture needs to be: Can't send message. Again. I ...
0
votes
2answers
914 views

Photos Live Tile goes blank after some time

On my Nokia 930 (WP 8.1) the photos live tile stops showing photos after a day or so. When I go to settings and pick shuffle it will work again for some time. It is set to show favorites, and I have ...
4
votes
1answer
289 views

Sync OneDrive Pictures to Phone

I have my phone backing up my pictures to OneDrive. However, since I'm using Windows 10 Mobile, I've been resetting my phone fairly frequently. When I do this I lose all my pictures on my phone (of ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

Photos deleted from my phone and one drive are still showing as title on the One Drive phone

My phone was set to back up photos to one drive. I have deleted the photos that I dont want from my phone, and also deleted them from One Drive, but the deleted photos are still showing as the Tile ...
4
votes
2answers
336 views

Restore deleted photos [duplicate]

I have accidently deleted some photos from my Lumia 640, and would like to bring them back. The photos were stored on the microSD card, but I don't have a microSD card reader for my laptop, so I have ...