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Support jpeg of web pages visited

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mike146, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. mike146

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    my apologies up front, because I know this was talked about at some point but I cannot find the thread with it.

    just downloaded some pics from my incredible to the laptop, decided to let it download all from the phone, and along the way I noticed that there were screenshots of web pages I visited saved as jpegs which were downloaded along with my regular pictures and video taken.

    Is there any way to stop this from happening???

    thanks and sorry again.
     

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    Nope. It's just what Android does. If you go to your bookmarks, you will see thumbnails of what the webpage looks like.
     
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    bookmarks are ok, but these were from websites visited. But now I know about it so will take proper precautions.

    Thanks again.
     
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    Go to your internal storage to the "emmc" directory using a file browser like Astro (or whatever your preference is), delete the folder called ".bookmark_thumb1", and create a blank file with the same name (note that you need the "." at the beginning and it needs to be a file, not a folder).

    That will prevent it from storing screenshots of your web browsing in that directory.
     
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    +1 i remember people thought that this was HTC/Verizon spying on people, lol
     

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