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    Hi All,
    Just got the Galaxy S5 and wondering if there is a way to save video and pic files that won't show up in the gallery? I had an old android phone that let me move the gallery file to another file that did not get populated to the gallery.

    Thanks for looking!!
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    Welcome to Android Central! You could use a file manager app to move your downloaded photo or video to another folder of your choice, and then use that file manager to create a blank file called ".nomedia" in that folder. Make sure there is a period in front of nomedia. This will tell the system's Media Scanner to ignore that folder when looking for media to populate the gallery.
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    You could just use the built in private mode
    How to use Private Mode on the Samsung Galaxy S5 | Android Central

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