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WhatsApp is screwing up for me
My WhatsApp images (received from others) are being jumbled up.
as you scroll through the media history in the respective conversations, the thumbnail of the images are being refreshed and replaced by another image. - when you open up the image, it is another picture altogether

any idea what's wrong?
 
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WhatsApp is screwing up for me
My WhatsApp images (received from others) are being jumbled up.
as you scroll through the media history in the respective conversations, the thumbnail of the images are being refreshed and replaced by another image. - when you open up the image, it is another picture altogether

any idea what's wrong?
Yes - Your database is too old and/or is getting corrupted. You have to restart your entire Whatsapp folder in root.
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Yes - Your database is too old and/or is getting corrupted. You have to restart your entire Whatsapp folder in root.
umm how exactly do I do that?
 
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umm how exactly do I do that?
Delete the Whatsapp folder from your Internal Storage/clear cache on Whatsapp in Application Manager and don't restore from a backup.
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Delete the Whatsapp folder from your Internal Storage/clear cache on Whatsapp in Application Manager and don't restore from a backup.
hmm thanks. but wouldn't i lose all my photos/chats these way? ;/
 
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hmm thanks. but wouldn't i lose all my photos/chats these way? ;/
That's a risk you have to be willing to take. You can backup the photos and videos but the chats are no good. Better to start new.

I had this problem after many updates of phones and whatsapp and I always used one Whatsapp backup (over 900k messages), when I scroll up and click on a photo (e.g. a cat) it would show me to a selfie of someone (pretty much another photo).

So I know what's going on. Right now I took the Whatsapp Images and Whatsapp Videos folder and placed it on my microSD so I can still view them in QuickPic, but chat history is gone, left on my computer.
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That's a risk you have to be willing to take. You can backup the photos and videos but the chats are no good. Better to start new.

I had this problem after many updates of phones and whatsapp and I always used one Whatsapp backup (over 900k messages), when I scroll up and click on a photo (e.g. a cat) it would show me to a selfie of someone (pretty much another photo).

So I know what's going on. Right now I took the Whatsapp Images and Whatsapp Videos folder and placed it on my microSD so I can still view them in QuickPic, but chat history is gone, left on my computer.
thanks! the thing is even in my Gallery, the phone shows another image altogether.
For example, instead of showing Photo A, it shows Photo B.
i can't find Photo A anymore... and Photo B just gets repeated
 
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thanks! the thing is even in my Gallery, the phone shows another image altogether.
For example, instead of showing Photo A, it shows Photo B.
i can't find Photo A anymore... and Photo B just gets repeated
Clear the cache of your gallery and let the phone's media scanner re-run (reboot your phone).

Also I'd recommend QuickPic, it loads way faster than the Samsung Gallery app.
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do system restore no beckup
 
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Clear the cache of your gallery and let the phone's media scanner re-run (reboot your phone).

Also I'd recommend QuickPic, it loads way faster than the Samsung Gallery app.
I cleared the cache... no difference. same photo is still repeated a few times :/

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