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Xperia XZ: How To Fix Disappeared Pictures In Gallery

Xperia XZ: How To Fix Disappeared Pictures In Gallery

If you have recently started to have issues with pictures disappearing randomly on your Sony Xperia XZ, below we’ll explain how to fix the missing pictures on your smartphone. Even though the picture has been saved on the Xperia XZ memory, it can’t be found in the Android gallery. There could be several reasons why your picture or video doesn’t appear or has disappeared in the picture gallery on your Sony Xperia XZ. Below we’ll recommend two solutions to solve the issue when you can’t find a picture on the Android Gallery for the Xperia XZ.



Install alternative Gallery app on Sony Xperia XZ

If restarting and rebooting your Xperia XZ didn’t work, then try to install QuickPic on your Sony Xperia XZ from the Google Play Store. Then open the app and check if it can find the picture on the memory storage of your smartphone. If so, then the error is still located in the Android Gallery. After installing the app, you still can’t find the missing picture in the gallery app, then it’s recommend to Wipe Cache on the Xperia XZ, follow this guide here.


Restart Sony Xperia XZ

The quickest and fastest way that you can solve the missing pictures or videos on the Xperia XZ is to restart your smartphone. Once the Xperia XZ has been reset, then the media scanner of Android starts to search for new images on every reboot, thus allows for that missing image to show up again in the gallery app. For a complete guide on how to reboot your Sony Xperia XZ, follow this guide here.


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David Williams

Jan 13, 2017

I am a true junkie for everything tech. My current arsenal includes an Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, iPhone Xs, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Chromebook, iMac, and Dell XPS 13.

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