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Old April 23rd, 2012, 01:16 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I can not get this to work.....its prob me being stoopid......but all my pics are still being displayed

I'm sorry, to clarify.....I'm using astro.....so, if all my pics are in folder named "pictures" and there are 5 of them I want hidden.......I create a subfolder within "pictures"...... name it ".nomedia.......put the 5 pics inside ".nomedia".......and then when I look in gallery......I still see my "pictures" but not the hidden 5?

Is this right or am I being really dim?.....you can be honest lol
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Make a new folder, doesn't have to be inside pictures, but it can be. It doesn't matter what the folder is named.

Then open that folder and create a file inside that folder. The FILE needs to be named ".nomedia" not the folder. Any folder that you put a FILE in named .nomedia nothing will show up in your gallery
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