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yengkl1765
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Default Gallery automatically create thumbnail killing my note 2

I found that my note 2 internal storage & CPU battery all used by Gallery, which is scanning my internal storage & external SD files to create thumbnails. And even worse, it created one stupid big file which is totally wrong. I tried deleted it, created a fake one. But more than thousands thumbnails keep generating. Any one has similar problem, or recommended solution?

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I'm new to the note 2 but you could try the .nomedia trick. Is there a particular folder where it's finding tons of thumbnails? Make a file called .nomedia and put it in that directory and it won't scan that folder. Kind of a hack but just to get the phone going.

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Thanks, I did the trick. The problem is still the same. The Gallery automatically create one directory DCIM under sdcard, and also create .thumbna ils sub-directory under DCIM. I followed one solution here, create a directory name the same as the .thumbdata3--????. And it keeps this dumb file never being created again. Even though there are still a lot of tiny thumbnail files created, at least no more single dumb huge file error any more. FYI.

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