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[Q] Gallery keeps crashing

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By Xaffin, Junior Member on 13th July 2014, 12:57 AM
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So after rooting my phone, my gallery has been crashing every time I try to open it.

I rooted with this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2709701

I tried clearing the data and clearing the cache and it didn't work.
I tried going in from my computer and copying out the data and deleting it so that I can restart with a new DCIM folder, but it's written protected... =/

Ideas anyone?
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13th July 2014, 01:27 AM |#2  
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How do you mean password protected? Never seen that on an Android folder. Shouldnt you just remove this lock to help your app?
13th July 2014, 02:13 AM |#3  
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How do you mean password protected? Never seen that on an Android folder. Shouldnt you just remove this lock to help your app?

Sorry didn't mean to say password protected. I misspoke and meant to say written protection. I can't delete the files or edit it, but I can copy it.
13th July 2014, 12:16 PM |#4  
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Ok So it's slightly different from flashing a phone like my galaxy S2 I9100.
On my phone I should flash a ROM and a .zip package of gapps (google apps) among which is the gallery app.
Since you don't have to flash such a package I wonder whether you came from a KK ROM.

You said you rooted it like this. So I assume you came from stock KK ROM which comes with your AT&T Note 3, which should be no fine. But you can check that though.

Further ideas;
it could be a corrupt file somewhere on your device. You're gallery app will try to show it or make a thumbnail out of something which will result in a crash. For this you can try other gallery apps (I liked quickpic) and see if they crash.

Maybe you can unprotect the folder/files simply by:
http://www.ehow.com/how_5059293_rid-...tion-file.html

On this thread it appeared to be an old SD card so that could be the problem as well.
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13th July 2014, 07:00 PM |#5  
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Ok So it's slightly different from flashing a phone like my galaxy S2 I9100.
On my phone I should flash a ROM and a .zip package of gapps (google apps) among which is the gallery app.
Since you don't have to flash such a package I wonder whether you came from a KK ROM.

You said you rooted it like this. So I assume you came from stock KK ROM which comes with your AT&T Note 3, which should be no fine. But you can check that though.

Further ideas;
it could be a corrupt file somewhere on your device. You're gallery app will try to show it or make a thumbnail out of something which will result in a crash. For this you can try other gallery apps (I liked quickpic) and see if they crash.

Maybe you can unprotect the folder/files simply by:
http://www.ehow.com/how_5059293_rid-...tion-file.html

On this thread it appeared to be an old SD card so that could be the problem as well.

Lol sorry for the misunderstanding. Just to clarify, yes I flashed it with the KK ROM: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2709701
and rooted with this: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2783157

Yeah I've tried to unprotect it, but the options were grayed out. It won't let me click on them or unclick them.

When I access my DCIM folder it looks like this. The folder would contain my pictures and a bunch of other files that I don't recognize. I'm not sure whether it was from the ROM or the root.....

and with Quickpic it worked... ish~ I was able to open the app with a long loading time...and it also contains the other files that I don't recognize as well....
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13th July 2014, 07:46 PM |#6  
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ugh i ended up just reformatting my SD card, i just wanted to get rid of the problem.

oh well. thanks for the help really appreciate it.
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