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Deleting Items from Tablet

2012-02-07, 16:42 PM

This is going to sound crazy, but how do you delete videos and pictures from the tablet? The only delete icon I see is on the home screens when you want to remove a widget. But going to the videos and pictures themselves, I don't see any place where I'm given an option to delete. I tried holding down on the videos and icons and they don't do anything. Many thanks! 

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2012-02-07, 18:03 PM

I find myself hunting for options on this too Smile  Menus and buttons are in different places compared to my phone....


 


If you are in the Gallery app and viewing a pic, is there a trash icon at the top of the screen?

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Re: Deleting Items from Tablet

2012-02-07, 18:25 PM

For some odd reason Moto chose not to include a file manager on this tablet like the one they put on the RAZR - My Files.


I can't answer your question but a solution would be to search the market for a file manager.


It took me a few days to figure out copy & pasting text! :) So used to Gingerbread.

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Re: Deleting Items from Tablet

2012-02-07, 19:00 PM

The best file managers are ASTRO (free) and FX File Manager (also free)...


 


I never thought about it, but yes, you do need to install one to delete files Cool

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Re: Deleting Items from Tablet

2012-02-07, 23:14 PM

Good. I'm glad that I wasn't the only one. mk1151, I'll go check that app out. Thanks much guys!!! Smile

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Re: Deleting Items from Tablet

2012-02-07, 23:21 PM

eaccents said:

I find myself hunting for options on this too Smile  Menus and buttons are in different places compared to my phone....


 


If you are in the Gallery app and viewing a pic, is there a trash icon at the top of the screen?



 No, there sure isn't. And I looked all over the screen for it too.

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Re: Deleting Items from Tablet

2012-02-08, 15:13 PM

Sorry--we must have slightly different firmware.  I have the Motorola X8.2 with WiFi only...



Art_Of_War said:


eaccents said:

If you are in the Gallery app and viewing a pic, is there a trash icon at the top of the screen?



 No, there sure isn't. And I looked all over the screen for it too.



 

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Re: Deleting Items from Tablet

2012-02-08, 21:58 PM

eaccents said:

Sorry--we must have slightly different firmware.  I have the Motorola X8.2 with WiFi only...



Art_Of_War said:


eaccents said:

If you are in the Gallery app and viewing a pic, is there a trash icon at the top of the screen?



 No, there sure isn't. And I looked all over the screen for it too.



 



 And in the gallery app there's a trash can icon in there? You have that?

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Re: Deleting Items from Tablet

2012-02-08, 22:31 PM

I didn't have any pics on my tablet, so I just took a couple of random ones...


Here is what I see now:


open the Gallery app


see a small pic with "camera(2)" [I took 2 pics) in the middle of the screen


press on the pic in the middle of the screen >>> the two pics show up, one above the other


select the top-most pic, and it opens to take up the most of the tablet's screen


if I look in the upper right hand corner, I see 4 icons which are (from L to R)


  1. play button (for slideshow?)

  2. share button

  3. trash icon

  4. menu button


if I press on the trash icon, a drop down menu will ask if I want to confirm delete or cancel
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Re: Deleting Items from Tablet

2012-02-10, 0:29 AM

Okay guys. I figured it out. eaccents, what you mentioned got me going in the right direction. Apparently, when I synced up my Tablet with my Google + page and Facebook, I had pictures on both of those sites. Any pictures that are sycned up from those sites (and I assume other sites as well) those pictures cannot be deleted from the tablet. There's not even an option for it. Then, I took a picture like you did and sure enough, I was able to see the trash icon right away and was able to delete that random picture easily just as you stated. I also loaded up some pictures into the tablet from my USB drive, placed it into the gallery and again, I saw the trash icon and was able to delete those pictures with no problems. Problem solved. Thanks man! Laughing


I'm guessing if I unsync from those sites, all of those pictures will then disappaear from my tablet? Maybe? Because truth be told, i don't want those "same" pictures in there actually....

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