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Hey guys,

I've been searching around, but I can't find a clearcut fix, so maybe someone here has some insight. Recently I started noticing that random pictures started dissapearing from my gallery, seemingly (but not 100% sure) after the kitkat update on my Note 3. Before I also saw some pics dissapear (a couple I downloaded) but I didn't put much thought into it.

Now, after the update, I was sarting to notice more pictures have dissapeared. The thing is, if I go into whatsapp, select a convo and click on media I actually see the pictures and all, but in the gallery in the "whatsapp images", and in "all images" album they are nowhere to be found. I tried for a solution on google, but to no avail except rescanning the media. Usually that would be taking the sd card out and put it back in to rescan the card, but it refuses. The weird thing is that every app in the store that deals with rescans imediatly Force closes when starting the scan. I mean all of them, and I installed about 10. I have no cfw's or roms running so I can't figure out what the issue is.

Obviously I tried resetting, rebooting and all the usual stuffs.

ANy help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Dylan
 
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Seems like you need a reflash of stock firmware.

No data lost btw

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Seems like you need a reflash of stock firmware.

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Aha, I will try that, how will I go about that with the latest 4.4? Just download and hook up to the comp?
 
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Download and flash the fw in odin.

There are plenty of tutorial vids on yt

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Download and flash the fw in odin.

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Yeh, sorry, my hand typed faster than my comp could get on google. :P Thanks for the info man!
 
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Yeh, sorry, my hand typed faster than my comp could get on google. :P Thanks for the info man!
Np and report back when your problem is solved

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Hey guys,

I've been searching around, but I can't find a clearcut fix, so maybe someone here has some insight. Recently I started noticing that random pictures started dissapearing from my gallery, seemingly (but not 100% sure) after the kitkat update on my Note 3. Before I also saw some pics dissapear (a couple I downloaded) but I didn't put much thought into it.

Now, after the update, I was sarting to notice more pictures have dissapeared. The thing is, if I go into whatsapp, select a convo and click on media I actually see the pictures and all, but in the gallery in the "whatsapp images", and in "all images" album they are nowhere to be found. I tried for a solution on google, but to no avail except rescanning the media. Usually that would be taking the sd card out and put it back in to rescan the card, but it refuses. The weird thing is that every app in the store that deals with rescans imediatly Force closes when starting the scan. I mean all of them, and I installed about 10. I have no cfw's or roms running so I can't figure out what the issue is.

Obviously I tried resetting, rebooting and all the usual stuffs.

ANy help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Dylan
Did it work out for you?
You see - I seem to have run into the exact same issue.
Running 4.4.2 stock rooted.

Reflashed with Mobile Odin
Injected Root, SU, and Mobile Odin
Wiped Dalvik-cache & user data.
Reinstalled everything.

Improvement: Zip, Zilch, Nada.
Still forced closure on media scanners

Help!! (sniffle).

Regards
Elo
 
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Fixing permissions didn't help either.

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