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Default tablet no longer seeing media on sdcard

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for some reason my p3110 has stopped seeing photos and mp3s on the physical sd card...

can browse to the directory of mp3s and play them and quickpic sees photos fine(just not stck app)... If I move mp3s to internal tabs sees them just for some damned reason not on sdcard!!!

Have reformated the card and tried another card and still no joy...

on stock rom rooted and modified with agni kernel...

worked fine till yesterday.
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Default tablet no longer seeing media on sdcard

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As the title says...


for some reason my p3110 has stopped seeing photos and mp3s on the physical sd card...

can browse to the directory of mp3s and play them and quickpic sees photos fine(just not stck app)... If I move mp3s to internal tabs sees them just for some damned reason not on sdcard!!!

Have reformated the card and tried another card and still no joy...

on stock rom rooted and modified with agni kernel...

worked fine till yesterday.
About 6 months after I bought mine GT-P3113, it stopped reading the SD card (PNY) for no apparent reason, not just photos or music, any files. I could still read the card on my PC (Windows Vista). I backed up the files and reformatted the SD card (32 GB). The Tab 2.0 would not read that card even after reformatting. I copied the files to a new disk (Sandisk), and haven't had problems in over two years. I never modified the Stock ROM however. I recall reading complaints of spontaneous SD cards problems with Samsung products. My wife has a Galaxy Tab 3, and I have had a Galaxy S3 phone for around 2 years without any SD card problems. What I did learn from the experience was to back up the Tablet/Phone periodically. I do so about every month.

The only thing I can think of for the music and photos problem is that the apps need to "refresh" somehow.
 
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About 6 months after I bought mine GT-P3113, it stopped reading the SD card (PNY) for no apparent reason, not just photos or music, any files. I could still read the card on my PC (Windows Vista). I backed up the files and reformatted the SD card (32 GB). The Tab 2.0 would not read that card even after reformatting. I copied the files to a new disk (Sandisk), and haven't had problems in over two years. I never modified the Stock ROM however. I recall reading complaints of spontaneous SD cards problems with Samsung products. My wife has a Galaxy Tab 3, and I have had a Galaxy S3 phone for around 2 years without any SD card problems. What I did learn from the experience was to back up the Tablet/Phone periodically. I do so about every month.

The only thing I can think of for the music and photos problem is that the apps need to "refresh" somehow.
I ALWAYS do back ups..All of my devices auto back up twice a week..


I agree with the refresh issue... But seem's no way to do it...Tried a few appsa on market but none work.
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HTC Desire s rooted with DS ICE rom
HTC ONE V rooted, Ignorance V5 rom
ZTE Blade 2 with custom rom
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2,Stock
Nokia Lumia 520 dev unlocked,WMP8.1
HTC TYTN 2 6.5 shifu V4.3 WWE ROM
1 x Samsung Tab 2 7"Stock modded rom
1 x Advent Vega,Vega Bean
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I ALWAYS do back ups..All of my devices auto back up twice a week..


I agree with the refresh issue... But seem's no way to do it...Tried a few appsa on market but none work.
I found this solution. Practical if it is discovering a new directory, not if you need to do it for every new file.


How to refresh the gallery in Android
Posted on December 22, 2012

I was facing a problem on my Samsung Galaxy S2 where the gallery was not showing the photos that were present in a certain folder. While trying to share some pics on Whatsapp I realized if Gallery cannot see them, you cannot share them. Well now I had to figure out what can be done.

While searching the net I found out the following steps to work properly for me.

Go to settings apps gallery
Clear cache, clear data, force close

Go to settings apps media storage
Clear cache, clear data, force close

Hard reset (cold boot) this will not delete any data

Next time you open Gallery it may not contain anything, but give it a minute while the system is still scanning the device & you will find that only the folders you want to be visible, are visible.

This has been quoted directly from this site

Props to janner43 for his solution / trick.

If you are not comfortable (or do not understand the steps) you might want to consult someone who knows more about Android or the reseller from whom you got your phone. I am not responsible in anyway if your device starts acting weird. Use at your own risk.
 
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I have had problems with photos too. I discovered that if I create new folders on the sdcard and copy the photos into the new folders I can see them. I know that it seems too easy but it has worked for me several times.

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I have had problems with photos too. I discovered that if I create new folders on the sdcard and copy the photos into the new folders I can see them. I know that it seems too easy but it has worked for me several times.

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yeah I knew that trick but for some stupid reason that nolonger works lol
Primary devices:-
HTC Desire s rooted with DS ICE rom
HTC ONE V rooted, Ignorance V5 rom
ZTE Blade 2 with custom rom
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2,Stock
Nokia Lumia 520 dev unlocked,WMP8.1
HTC TYTN 2 6.5 shifu V4.3 WWE ROM
1 x Samsung Tab 2 7"Stock modded rom
1 x Advent Vega,Vega Bean
Secondary:-
Way to many but include,
68 Psions,Palms,WinMo's,Android
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