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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Copy or Move Photos From One Album to Another in the Stock Gallery App in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

By default, all photos you have taken with the Camera app will be saved in an album named Camera in Gallery app. Since the photos in this album may have different categories, you'll probably need to organize them by copying or moving them to the appropriate album so that the photos with the same category will be placed in the same album, for instance you can copy or move all of your family photos you have taken with the Camera app to the album named Family. As a note, copying photos will duplicate the photos to the new album without deleting the original ones, while moving photos will move the photos to the new album and deleting the original ones.


How to copy or move photos from one album to another in the stock Gallery app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open the stock Gallery app. By default, this app displays photos by album or folder where the photos are saved in.
  2. Tap an album.
  3. Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then tap Select.
  4. Select the required photos you want to copy or move.
  5. Copying photos to another album:
    • Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Copy to album.
    • Select the required album where you want to place the selected photos to. Or, if needed, you can create a new album by tapping Create album button and then enter the required album name and then select OK button.
    • The selected photos have been copied to the selected album.
  6. Moving photos to another album:
    • Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Move to album.
    • Select the required album where you want to place the selected photos to. Or, if needed, you can create a new album by tapping Create album button and then enter the required album name and then select OK button.
    • The selected photos have been moved to the selected album.

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