How do I access my photos on Android?

How do I access all my photos on my Android phone?

It may be in your device folders.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Photos app .
  2. At the bottom, tap Library.
  3. Under “Photos on device”, check your device folders.

If your photos are visible in My Files but are not in the Gallery app, these files may be set as hidden. This prevents Gallery and other apps from scanning for media. To solve this, you can change the option for showing hidden files.

Where are my android photos stored?

Photos taken on Camera (the standard Android app) are stored on either a memory card or in phone memory depending on the settings of the phone. The location of photos is always the same – it’s the DCIM/Camera folder. The full path looks like this: /storage/emmc/DCIM – if the images are on the phone memory.

How do I find my backed up photos on Google?

Check if your photos are backed up

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Photos app .
  2. Sign in to your Google Account.
  3. At the top right, tap your account profile photo or initial.
  4. You can view if backup is complete or if you have items in wait to back up. Learn how to fix backup issues.
THIS IS IMPORTANT:  Will my Galaxy get Android 11?

Where are my photos stored on my Samsung phone?

Pictures can be stored on the internal memory (ROM) or SD card. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray. Tap Camera.

Restore photos & videos

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Photos app .
  2. At the bottom, tap Library Trash .
  3. Touch and hold the photo or video you want to restore.
  4. At the bottom, tap Restore. The photo or video will be back: In your phone’s gallery app. In your Google Photos library. In any albums it was in.

Visiting the Gallery app



Start the Gallery app by locating its icon. It might be on the Home screen directly or in a folder. And it can always be found in the apps drawer. How the Gallery looks varies from phone to phone, but generally the images are organized by albums.

How do I know where my photos are stored on my phone?

It may be in your device folders.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Photos app .
  2. At the bottom, tap Library.
  3. Under ‘Photos on device’, check your device folders.
Operating system reviews