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How To Use Gallery On Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
How To Use Gallery On Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Learn how to use gallery on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 LCD screen provides a high resolution display of photos and videos, you can use Gallery to manage photos and videos.

How to select photos and videos to view on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

  • From a Home screen, touch Apps > Gallery. All albums display.
  • Touch Albums to display other ways to group your photos and videos. Options are:
    • Albums: Based on the folder in which they are stored.
    • Locations: Based on where taken.
    • Time: Based on the time taken.
    • Person: Based on pictures in which a face was detected.
    • Group: Based on the contact group of the person in the picture.
  • Touch Camera to launch the Camera app.
  • Touch Menu to display the following options:
    • Select album / Select group: Touch one or more albums or groups that you want to share, stream to another device, or delete.
    • Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to nearby devices.
    • View by: View albums by All content, Content in device, or Content in Facebook.

How to view groups of photos and videos on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

  • From a Home screen, touch Apps > Gallery.
  • Touch a category and then a group to view it. Thumbnails for each photo and video in the group display.
  • Touch Slideshow to view a slideshow of the available pictures and videos.
  • Touch Menu for these options:
    • Select item: Touch one or more items that you want to share, stream to another device, or delete.
    • Group by: Further group this group by Location, Time, Person, or Group, depending on the way you chose the group.

How to view photos and videos on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

  • From a Home screen, touch Apps > Gallery.
  • Touch a category and then a group to view it, and then touch a photo or video thumbnail.
  • Touch the screen to show or hide Gallery options.
  • Touch the screen with two fingers or double-tap on the screen to zoom all the way in or out.
  • Sweep across the screen to display the next or previous photo or video. (Videos are indicated by the Play button.) The current photo or video is outlined in the thumbnails at the bottom of the screen. Touch a thumbnail to view the photo or video it represents.
  • Touch Share to use Group Cast, ChatON, Dropbox, Picasa (photos), Photo editor (photos), Google+, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, YouTube (videos), Gmail, or Email to share the photo or video.
  • To delete the photo or video being displayed, touch Delete icon and then touch Delete to delete the item or Cancel to exit.
  • Touch Slideshow to view a slideshow of photos and video thumbnails in the group. Touch the screen to stop the slideshow and view the photo or video being displayed.
  • Touch Menu to display the following options for photos:
    • Face tag: Set whether to look for a face in this picture.
    • Copy to clipboard: Copy the current photo to the clipboard.
    • Rotate left: Allows you to rotate the photo counter-clockwise 90 degrees.
    • Rotate right: Allows you to rotate the photo clockwise 90 degrees.
    • Crop: Allows you to crop the image. Touch and drag the crop box or the sides or corners of the crop box to create the crop area, then touch Done. Touch X to stop without cropping the photo.
    • Edit: Use Photo studio or Video maker to edit your photo or video.
    • Set picture as: Assign the photo as a Contact photo, Lock Screen, or Wallpaper.
    • Buddy photo share: Detect the face in this picture and email that person.
    • Print: Print the current photo to a Samsung printer.
    • Show on map: This option displays if a Location exists for the photo. A Location is added to the photo if GPS tag is set On in the Camera settings. Touch this option to open the Map app and display the Location where the photo was taken.

Note: Be aware that your location may be present on a photo when posting your photos on the internet.

  • Rename: Enter an new file name.
  • Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to nearby devices.
  • Details: Provides details about the photo such as Title, Time, Location, Width, Height, File Size, and so on. Touch the Close to close the pop-up.

Note: Photos are stored in the /Root/sdcard/DCIM/Camera folder as jpg files.

  • There is only three options for videos that are not playing:
    • Rename: Enter an new file name.
    • Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to nearby devices.
    • Details: Provides details about the video such as Title, Time, Duration, File Size, and so on. Touch the Close to close the pop-up.

Note: Videos are stored in the /Root/sdcard/DCIM/Camera folder as mp4 files.

  • Press Back to return to the category screen.

Note

This article will work on both Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.