Why can’t I open my gallery on my Android?

Touch the Apps or Application manager option and then tap all. Select the Gallery or photos app, then the Storage option. Tap Clear cache . Try again to start the photos app.

You should do a full reboot, and if it doesn’t work, you can try this: Settings > Application Manager > All > Photo Gallery > Force Close > Clear Data. Here is a replacement app for the gallery in the mean time.

You may want to then back up the images to a cloud account or a computer (via USB cord) and then clear out the data and cache (settings, apps, all) of the gallery, then restart the phone.

Gallery was deprecated a long time ago. They still use it in vanilla AOSP because Google Photos is proprietary, but Photos is now the preferred option for Android. Gallery is the default app on vanilla Android system and it stores images and view images on the device.

Go to Settings -> Apps / Application manager -> search for Gallery -> open Gallery and tap on Clear Data . Switch off your phone and wait for few minutes (say 2-3 min) and then switch on and wait for few minutes.

Method 1: Clearing Cache and Data of Gallery and Camera app

Go to Settings >> Go to Application Setting (In some devices application setting is named as apps). Similarly, Find Camera >> Clear Cache and Data and force stop the application. Now, Restart your device and check whether the error is fixed or not.

Changing the Settings in the Android Gallery

  1. Press “Home” on your Android mobile phone to view the home screen.
  2. Touch “Menu,” then tap the “Gallery” icon. …
  3. Press “Menu” to display a menu at the bottom of the screen. …
  4. Tap “Menu” and touch “More” to display the available settings. …
  5. Touch “Save” to keep your new settings.

Why photos are not opening?

If your JPEG photos not opening in Photos App, try to view them in Image Editor programs like Photoshop, Picasa or Inkscape, etc. Open the JPEG photos with Image Editors and rename the JPEG file without changing the extension. This should fix error ‘unable to open JPEG file.

Reinstall apps or turn apps back on

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open Google Play Store .
  2. On the right, tap the profile icon.
  3. Tap Manage apps & device. Manage.
  4. Select the apps you want to install or turn on.
  5. Tap Install or Enable.

Android uses a . nomedia extension file to restrict images stored inside a folder on the device to appear on the Gallery apps. … To fix this issue, we’re going to use a file manager and an app that can rescan media files after we’ve deleted the . nomedia files from each media directory.

Go to Settings>Apps, select Gallery, then Storage, then Clear Cache/Clear Data. Now open it again — does it still crash? If not, wait a few seconds for it to rebuild the gallery database and see if the photos show up normally.

Android apps use three sets of storage space: for the apps themselves, for the apps’ data files, and for the apps’ cache. … If you get the “Insufficient Storage Available” error, empty your app cache to see if that clears up enough working space for the installation.

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