I have pictures people have texted me that I’ve saved to the Media folder, but they don’t show up in the timeline view of the Gallery app. Is there a setting I can change to have them appear there?
I’m using both the stock /e/OS Message and Gallery apps.
Curious, what/where is a Media folder?
Do they show on an album view ?
Yes, the pictures can be accessed through the album view.
The media folder was created by the Message app when I saved the pictures from it. I’m not sure where it’s located on the device.
As a guess perhaps Message app strips time + date info from the images?
Files app includes a search feature; I did find
/Android/media/ but I have no images there.
After looking at the properties of one of the images in the Media folder I found that it’s located in
Texting images does seem to strip date + time info, but the images have it added back in once you save them to your device. The date + time listed is when the file was saved to the device. This means they should theoretically be able to show up in timeline view, using the date + time I saved them.