So, the picture was there, in the Gallery of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Note 8, and now it’s not. It just disappeared and you can’t explain why, but you’re 100% sure you didn’t accidentally delete it. What’s even more strange, the picture showed up a few hours later, but other picture(s) disappeared. It sounds hard to believe, but we believe you.
Relax, this problem of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9 disappeared photo from the Gallery is well-known. It happened to others before you and it can happen to you too, so, we already have two solutions in place for you. Read on and find out what you should try when pictures strangely disappear from the Android Gallery.
A restart can always fix things up
Before you rush into anything else, take two minutes to restart the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9. When you do that, a lot of scanning processes occur once the device is turned back on. One of them is the media scanner, which will search for images at every reboot. With this new search in place, it is very likely that the pictures you couldn’t see before to show up in the Gallery as they normally do. To help you with this option all the way, here we have a guide that will show you how to reboot a Samsung Note 8 and Note 9.
An alternative Gallery App could also work
If not even the restart allowed you to see the missing picture, maybe a different Gallery App will do it. Try at the Google Play Store, the place you always turn to when you need a new app. We would recommend you to try the QuickPic but you’re obviously free to experience with any other third-party Gallery.
Now, if you’re looking at the Android Gallery, from two different Gallery Apps, but you still can’t see the missing picture, you have the option of wiping the cache, with this guide from here. Do not worry, one way or another you’ll get to the bottom of this Galaxy Note 8 disappeared picture in Gallery problem. Our solutions work every time!