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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stanleyho369, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. stanleyho369

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    Everytime after I use kies air to my computer, all the gameloft HD games intro videos appear in the gallery like this in the photo
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    I wanna see of others have the same problem or only me and I really hope someone can help me remove them from the gallery without delete the files or any other way. thanks!
     

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    Android's gallery scans your SD and picks ALL the media content in there. That means it grabs videos and pictures used by other apps and shows them to you.

    There is a way to stop that: you make a file (it doesn't matter what type) and name it ".nomedia" (without the quotes), with that the gallery will no longer pick up that particular folder (and any subfolder within); the only downside is that the app that created the folder -in this case, your games- probably won't pick the folder as well, so you might find some conflicts with that.
     
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    Thanks for kindly replying me. I showed all the hidden files. There are .nomedia files inside the game folders. but they still show in the gallery. i think its the kies air application that causes this problem. this is the second time of this problem. i tried a way to solve this problem, it is deleting the game videos then download again.
    But i wish there is another better way.
     
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    You could always try to set your own .nomedia file just to be sure. After that, extract the SD and insert it again (forcing a new scan from your phone) so that it can recognize the file and get them off your Gallery. I do remember that I had to re-scan the SD before folder that recently had their .nomedia file put in them to disappear from the app.

    Good luck with your issue.
     
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    Yes I have exactly the same problem, it is caused bt Kies Air that does not respect .nomedia files. Hope somone will come up with fix soon.
     

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