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Old December 27th, 2012, 10:02 AM   #39 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by chrlswltrs View Post
So you have a folder with the pictures you want hidden. Open that folder. INSIDE that folder there should be:
1. A file named ".nomedia"
2. Pictures you want hidden

If that is correct try:
From you home screen -> menu -> settings -> apps -> gallery -> clear data

Then reboot, and see if the pictures are still there
Excellent! Thank you for that tip. Just to expand on the hint: I added .nomedia to ..../Music and it eliminated from Gallery all of the album art scattered through all of the Artist / Album subfolders. I was hoping I didn't need to add it to every single subfolder.

Update (And NightAngel79 might UNthank me ): My media player came up with no songs, no albums, and no artists. I guess the nomedia in Music blocked it from searching too. I guess I'm off to download QuickPic.

Update to the update: As I noted here, RocketPlayer has a setting to ignore .nomedia. Cool.
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