Have you been experiencing a nasty phenomenon on your Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Plus or Galaxy S9 where images have been disappearing from your gallery? Well, in our post today, we will teach you how to avert this problem. With this problem, you will find that although you may have saved images on Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8 or the S8+ Plus, you might end up not finding these images in your phone’s gallery.
Several reasons could be behind the disappearing of images on your smartphone. We have recommended two solutions in this post which should give you some respite in the face of disappearing images and videos on Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8 and the S8+ Plus smartphone.
Installing alternative photo gallery app
There is an option of installing a different photo gallery app on Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8 and the S8+ Plus smartphone especially if rebooting or restarting your smartphone does not solve the problem you are facing. One of the recommended gallery apps that can work better than others is the QuickPic which you can install on your Samsung Galaxy from the Google Play Store.
After installing QuickPic, launch the app and check to see if it finds all the pictures in your smartphone’s memory storage. If the new gallery app is successful, then you can be sure that the problem resulted from the Android photo gallery. If even after installing the new app, you are unable to access the disappeared pictures in the gallery app, you can try to Wipe Cache on the Galaxy S8 Plus, follow this guide here.
Restarting your Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Plus or Galaxy S9
Restarting your Galaxy S8, S8+ Plus or S9 smartphone is the quickest and fastest way of fixing the disappearing videos and pictures. Once you finish resetting your smartphone, the Android Media scanner will start searching for all new pictures after every reboot. This provides for any disappeared images to show up in your gallery app. Here is a complete guide on how to reboot your Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ Plus or S9.