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Camera roll folder not found after accidental deletion

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    Camera roll folder not found after accidental deletion


    So I was moving files to my external USB for saving space on this tablet ( Acer Iconia ), I accidentally selected the "Camera roll" folder and came to notice when I tried to make pictures with the camera app. Because I did Cut/Paste action.

    Thank you for your time.
    Last edited by LeeMrrsn; 23 Dec 2014 at 15:45. Reason: typo

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    so you copied it to the external usb ,why not just move it back,other drastic option would be to backup important stuff and reinstall android.
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    I already did


    I already tried and when I get to the folder there's nothing there. could it be that the camera roll is hidden after updates ?

    Thank you and have a nice day
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    not sure as iam kind of new to android ,my phone is android but it dosn't have camera roll ,and i just bought a Acer Icoina 8 last week,but lent it to my daughter on the weekend ,so i dont have access to it right now ,andd will not until she comes to visit new years day .
    i know you can reinstall android in settings ,but you loose apps and such ,i do it on my phone a lot as i issues with it .
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    I had deleted the camera roll folder because I don't have a smart phone or camera just the preinstalled camera app. I just checked this out and the folder came automatically back: Just open the camera app allow the permission close then open pictures folder in file explore and it'll reappear.
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    I deleted the folder nd will wait for it


    Sorry for your confusion Caperjack I have windows 8.1 in this Acer Iconia. Well I deleted the folder I will wait until is rebuilt because it is of no use if the app cannot detect it.

    Thank you for your time guys
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeMrrsn View Post
    Sorry for your confusion Caperjack I have windows 8.1 in this Acer Iconia. Well I deleted the folder I will wait until is rebuilt because it is of no use if the app cannot detect it.

    Thank you for your time guys
    I just assumed it was android as when I was shopping for mine I only look at only android ones ,that what I thought I wanted ,but will be giving it as a gift instead ,and getting something with windows on it .
    good luck
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