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  1. Sarrith

    Sarrith Well-Known Member
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    So I took a picture of some mail I had just received and I tried accessing my gallery and it says "no items in collection." I went back to the camera and it shows the little pic of items in gallery through the camera but not the gallery app. I have restarted and Force closing the gallery app but nothing works. any ideas?
     

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    Menu - settings - applications - manage applications - all, find the media storage - clear data, reboot.
     
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    wont that delete all my pics?
     
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    Should be able to fix with just a reboot but poolshark's suggesstion works too, esp if reboot doesnt fix it.

    Clearing the cache wont delete your pictures it just deletes the list of pictures android keeps in a db that may have been corrupted.

    Really though it's more likely that the db is closed/crashed (but not corrupted) and the db app (an internal sql app) will not reboot for awhile so just rebooting your phone fixes this most often.
     
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    Rebooting alone never fixes it for me.
    I used to be able to fix it by clearing the data in the media gallery and deleting .thumbnails in DCIM, that doesn't work anymore either.
     
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    rebooting didnt work for me, ill back up my pics and try again. It has shown up once out of no where but it wasnt all my pics, just a few. didnt have downloaded pics or anything else except what my camera took. ill try this and let ya know. thanks.
     
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    Do it:

    Menu - settings - applications - manage applications - all, find the media storage - clear data, reboot.
     

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