The full list of special folders

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by stanleyxu2005, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. stanleyxu2005

    stanleyxu2005 New Member
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    Hi All,

    could someone list all special folder names?

    I know "ringtones", "notifications" and "alarms". If media is put into these three folders, it will not be shown in music playlist.

    I want to know, is there any special folder for "Contact icons" and for "Wallpapers"

    Thanks in advance
     

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  2. andwhat

    andwhat Member
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    Great question - pity nobody knows. Typical google.
     
  3. iagito

    iagito New Member
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    Any folder with a . in front of the name will be hidden from the android system, so if I created a folder .pictures and filled it with pictures or videos, they would not show in the picture program nor any other program on android. Not sure if that's what you are looking for.
     
  4. andwhat

    andwhat Member
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    The . is linux hiding stuff.

    We were asking for folders which has a special behavior based on what they are called. Like putting sounds in "notifications" means you can use them for notifications in the system.
     

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