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Lost pictures when taken with note 3

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rohani, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. rohani

    rohani Lurker
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    Hi everyone. I have this weird problem with my Note 3 as all the pictures that I take with it just gone missing. After i take the pictures i can still see it saved but then few minutes later it just disappear.

    Even if i use another camera app other than the stock, it is still the same. I have search all my folders so I'm sure that its really nowhere. All other features are working great except for this. Has anyone have the same experience? I tried searching google but can't find as well.

    Thanks in advance

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  2. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    Look for a folder called DCIM. Your pictures should be in there. S-Finder can bring your there if you ask it to look.
  3. DaddyWhale

    DaddyWhale Newbie

    Do you perhaps keep your pix on an external microsd? It's possible that Android OS has moved your pix to the LOST directory. Check that folder to see if they are there. It's a bit tricky as Android will have changed the name on files moved to LOST. But you can try renaming files that are about the size of picture files with the appropriate extension.

    There are threads around about the LOST directory.

  4. Claudia25

    Claudia25 Lurker

    Ok this happen to me here is how i found my pictures.. Go to my files then go to all scroll down to pictures and thats where u can see ur Instagram and other apps picts ok... click menu and select settings then select show hidden files go back n u should have a folder named thumbnails thats where i found all my cameras pictures ;)
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  5. mariahq

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    I was curious when one of the responders mentioned My Files. There is so much to learn on this phone. For those of us who have never used android before, how do you find "My Files". I currently see my photos using the gallery but don't know how to get to DCIM or any other file folder.
  6. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    My Files is an application in the app drawer. Tapping on it opens a file explorer similar to those on some computers.
  7. mariahq

    mariahq Lurker

    Not on this Note 3 it isn't. Would have found that like, the first half hour after I got it.
  8. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    You might have it in a Samsung folder in the app drawer. If not ES Explorer is the one I use. I got it for free from the Play Store.
  9. mariahq

    mariahq Lurker

    thanks for your reply. Here is what I discovered. Under Apps go to Samsung then go to My Folders. Photographs that have not been sorted into folders will be found under DCIM. Photographs that have already been sorted into individual folders will be found under a file called Pictures. For example when I want to post a photo to Facebook I have to sort it first into a named folder in order for the laptop to be able to navigate to it.
  10. aliceccc

    aliceccc Lurker

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Forum

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 release date was September 2013. Features and Specs include a 5.7" inch screen, 13MP camera, 3GB RAM, Snapdragon 800 processor, and 3200mAh battery.

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