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Why .thumbnails Folder Is Created in DCIM Folder??

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By Himan Boro, Senior Member on 20th May 2014, 02:29 AM
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M Very Annoyed Of This .thumbnails Folder In DCIM Folder

Its Nothing,But A Copied Files Of All The Images Available In Sd Card...And Its Size Too Increases...

Myn Highest 20mb ..

How Can We Stop That ??
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20th May 2014, 05:33 AM |#2  
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It usually make the read of picture in gallery faster. So , you no need to remove it
20th May 2014, 04:00 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by Himan Boro

M Very Annoyed Of This .thumbnails Folder In DCIM Folder

Its Nothing,But A Copied Files Of All The Images Available In Sd Card...And Its Size Too Increases...

Myn Highest 20mb ..

How Can We Stop That ??

Haha... mine is 110 mb :P
the .thumbnails folder actually contains a small sized copy of all the images you have on your sd card. It is created by the Gallery3d.apk so that whenever you open the gallery you can see a small sized preview of your images without opening them.
You really can't get rid of it unless you delete the Gallery3d.apk from system/app
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20th May 2014, 07:45 PM |#4  
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Haha... mine is 110 mb :P
the .thumbnails folder actually contains a small sized copy of all the images you have on your sd card. It is created by the Gallery3d.apk so that whenever you open the gallery you can see a small sized preview of your images without opening them.
You really can't get rid of it unless you delete the Gallery3d.apk from system/app

lol 110 mb

oh...May b i wil remove Galery 3D coz i use QuickPic Evrytym..
20th May 2014, 07:49 PM |#5  
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Originally Posted by Himan Boro

M Very Annoyed Of This .thumbnails Folder In DCIM Folder

Its Nothing,But A Copied Files Of All The Images Available In Sd Card...And Its Size Too Increases...

Myn Highest 20mb ..

How Can We Stop That ??

I suggest you to use Quickpic it doesn't make the cache that much big. At least for me.
21st May 2014, 05:51 PM |#6  
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