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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by riscman, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. riscman

    riscman Lurker
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    There seems to have been a change in Photos since I got a new phone (Galaxy S8)
    I used to be able to crop photos and the the result was saved in place of the original.
    How can I "fix" my changes. I don't want the original uncropped image but the new edited one.
    When I download the cropped image from the phone to a computer(via FTP) it sends the original image not the cropped one.
     


  2. Milo Willamson

    Milo Willamson Android Expert

    Download Quickpic -think of like as google photo app, but none of the hassle of waiting forever to upload on your cloud - and snappeed, make sure you can created a folder on your comp as whatever you wish to keep your edited photos and what you want to discored.
     
  3. riscman

    riscman Lurker
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    Mike thanks for the reply and suggestion to use another app. In this case however I am really looking for information on how Google Photos works. Specifically where it puts edited photos.
    Photos version 3.26 used to create a copy of a cropped photo alongside the original allowing me to download the cropped picture to my computer. This behaviour has now changed in the current Photos (version 4.3).
    With upload/sync turned off Photos offers a Save option, but I can find no trace of the saved photos. It may be relevant that DCIM is on an external SD card.
     
  4. riscman

    riscman Lurker
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    Photos app now working the way it should. I have made no changes, but saved copies are now appearing.
    it's a mystery
     

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