1. adelcastillo78's Avatar
    As the title says, I can't figure out how to make this the default. I don't want to see all my Picasa pictures every time I open the gallery app.

    Are there any alternatives?
    07-03-2012 01:18 PM
  2. Roboticz's Avatar
    Push the menu button (left of the home button).... choose "view by"... then choose "Content In Device".
    07-03-2012 02:05 PM
  3. adelcastillo78's Avatar
    I tried it, but after I close the gallery app, it goes back to show all. I want to make it show by default the content in device.
    07-03-2012 02:44 PM
  4. jamsterdm's Avatar
    I hate this too alec
    07-03-2012 03:17 PM
  5. bdmridgback's Avatar
    Correct, there is no way to make it stay default as "device only content", it changes back after closing the app.

    This needs fixed.
    07-03-2012 03:39 PM
  6. beh's Avatar
    While I agree that the user should have the option, there is a logic to have the "share all" features as default in a phone promoted as a "sharing" experience. Just my 2 cents.
    07-03-2012 04:06 PM
  7. adelcastillo78's Avatar
    Ok so how do we let Samsung know? They need to fix it!
    07-03-2012 04:23 PM
  8. kjnangre's Avatar
    You can also download a better gallery app. There are many available on Google Play. I personally like QuickPic.
    mcm180 and keoommen like this.
    07-03-2012 11:40 PM
  9. GK3K's Avatar
    My S III also finds all the pictures on my desktop computer and NAS. Over 23,000 pictures being polled by the S III can't be good for battery life.

    I'd like to set the device to only show images on the phone. I can deal with Picasa.
    07-03-2012 11:43 PM
  10. mcm180's Avatar
    i've been using QuickPic faithfully for years, you can even select folders to hide, to exclude, sorting options. I think the Google plus integration sucks *** ... i uploaded a lot to Picasa before it got swallowed up by gPlus ...it;'s one of the driving factors that made me wanna root my galaxy s3.
    07-04-2012 06:31 AM
  11. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    I too can't stand how S III handles images.

    I'll look into QuickPic.
    07-04-2012 07:19 AM
  12. swohguy4u's Avatar
    That feature is in ICS itself because I have an ASUS tablet and it does the same thing. It finds every picture and displays it in the Gallery.
    08-18-2012 01:54 PM
  13. swohguy4u's Avatar
    AH HA!!! If you rename the folder you dont want scanned into the gallery and add a "." in front of it, the folder will not show. You have to force stop Gallery for it to take effect. But if you want to use a picture from that folder, it is still available.
    08-18-2012 02:04 PM