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Cannot delete photo

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by thaKing, Jan 16, 2020 at 9:40 AM.

  1. thaKing

    thaKing Android Enthusiast
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    I have a photo I took yesterday but I can't delete it. It appears like it is still trying to save. I open gallery and it's there. When I open the pic, there's a spinning circle at the bottom, and when I pull up the details it says 0 bytes in size. How do I delete this?
     

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  2. Rob

    Rob I'm tellin' mommy on you!
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    Are you syncing with Google Photos? Can you try deleting there?

    Alternatively you can use a File Explorer to delete the file without having to load the preview. Then load up your gallery and make sure it doesn't appear any more.

    Lastly try clearing your phone's cache before and after all of this... and report back!
     
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    This sounds like it could just be some kind of glitchy behavior, have you tried restarting your phone?
     
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  4. thaKing

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    Using File Explorer I was able to delete the file (which was a tmp file). Going back to the gallery showed the saved image with the correct file name and everything. That seemed to fix it. Thanks!
     
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