The Xiaomi Gallery application has some problems that few people know about and one of them is that sometimes it leaves photos that you have already deleted stored as a cache. In fact today we will teach you a trick to prevent the Gallery of your Xiaomi from continuing to show the photos that you have already deleted.
Just as there is a method to remove the watermark on photos taken from a Xiaomi, There are methods for the Gallery of your Xiaomi to stop showing the deleted photos. Sometimes when you delete the photos on your Xiaomi, they are still seen because they are stored in the cache. It doesn’t matter if they are photos you have taken, images downloaded, sent or received.
How to know if your photos are cached in Xiaomi Gallery?
Is there a way to check if your photos or data is cached? on your Xiaomi device, what you need to do is the following:
- Enter the “file manager” from Xiaomi.
- Select internal memory of your device.
- Tap on “Android”.
- Select the folder “Data”.
- Tap on “com.miui.gallery”.
- Choose “files”.
- Tap on “gallery_disk_cache”.
- Tap on “small_size”.
If no files appear in that folder, it means that your photos are not stored as cache.
How to prevent the Gallery of your Xiaomi from showing you the deleted photos?
This is a recurring issue on multiple Xiaomi devicesthat is why we have decided to show you how you can make your Xiaomi gallery continue to show you deleted photos.
Clear the gallery cache of your Xiaomi device
To delete the gallery cache of your Xiaomi device you must do the following:
- open settings on your Xiaomi.
- Choose “Applications”.
- Choose “Gallery”.
- Tap on “clear cache”.
Periodically clearing the Gallery cache will help you stop photos you’ve deleted from appearing in Gallery. You can also clear the Gallery storage if you haven’t configured anything in the app. In any case, it is important that you know the differences between clearing data and clearing cache on Android.
Avoid enabling your Mi Account on your Xiaomi
If you have already enabled your Mi Account on your device, you can do the following to log out of it:
- open settings of your Xiaomi device.
- Choose “My Account”.
- Touch “Sign off” on the bottom.
When you disable your Mi Account, the photos you delete will no longer appear in the Xiaomi Gallery because they are not stored in the cloud or in your Mi Account. In fact, there are people who have noticed that Xiaomi synchronizes your data with the cloud without your permission.
Revoke Gallery access to your Xiaomi storage
You should keep in mind that if you revoke the access of the Xiaomi Gallery to the storage of your device you will have a useless app with which you will not be able to see your photos. Also, if you remove Gallery from access to your device storage you will have to use one of the best gallery apps for Android.
If you want to revoke Xiaomi Gallery’s access to your device’s storage to start using another gallery app, you should do the following:
- open settings of your Xiaomi.
- Choose “Applications”.
- Tap on “Gallery”.
- Choose “App permissions”.
- Choose “Media files and content”.
- Tap on “Deny”.
These are the best methods for the Gallery of your Xiaomi to stop showing the photos that you have already deleted. Also, keep in mind that revoking Gallery’s access to your device’s storage should be your last option.