Quick Answer: Why Can’T I See My Pictures In My Gallery?

If your photos are visible in My Files but are not in the Gallery app, these files may be set as hidden.

This prevents Gallery and other apps from scanning for media.

To solve this, you can change the option for showing hidden files..

You Have Enabled the Optimize Storage Option An enabled optimize storage option is one of the most common reasons why your photos are not loading in your device. With optimize storage options, your photos are saved on iCloud, thus you can only see thumbnails on your gallery.

It may have been deleted permanently. If the photo has been in trash for more than 60 days, the photo may be gone. It may have been deleted from another app. If you use another photo gallery, and deleted photos there, it may have been deleted before Google Photos was able to back it up.

Steps to recover full version of deleted photos from Android Gallery:Go to the folder with the Gallery file on Android.Find . … Photos and images on Android are stored on SD card (the DCIM/Camera folder).Check if your phone reads the memory card.Unmount SD card from your phone.More items…•

Photos taken on Camera (the standard Android app) are stored on either a memory card or in phone memory depending on the settings of the phone. The location of photos is always the same – it’s the DCIM/Camera folder. The full path looks like this: /storage/emmc/DCIM – if the images are on the phone memory.

How do you find hidden pictures on android?

Go to Settings, then Fingerprints & Security. Then, click on Content Lock and choose a picture and hit on the 3-dot menu to choose Lock in order to hide the pictures. To unhide the photo, you can tab the 3-dot menu to choose Show Locked Files or Memos.