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File Size Too Large With Image Uploader From Phone?

rideit

Bob the Builder
Aug 24, 2004
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Is there a way to resize the pics in this forum? I downloaded an image resize app, but when I click on the icon to add a picture, it only finds the full size images to upload. Any tips?
try it nao?
 

Toshi

Harbinger of Doom
Oct 23, 2001
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On my iPhone it lets me pick a size when I upload. Not so for my iPad and apparently your Android.
 

Westy

the teste
Nov 22, 2002
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Sleazattle
Is there a way to resize the pics in this forum? I downloaded an image resize app, but when I click on the icon to add a picture, it only finds the full size images to upload. Any tips?
try it nao?

Would be nice to have it upload to the media page then just link it in the post.
 

SkaredShtles

I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!
Sep 21, 2003
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In a van.... down by the river
Is there a way to resize the pics in this forum? I downloaded an image resize app, but when I click on the icon to add a picture, it only finds the full size images to upload. Any tips?
try it nao?
The image resize app I use sticks the resized images in a dedicated folder, in my case called "resized_images" - perhaps the app you're using is doing something similar?
 

6thElement

Schrodinger's Immigrant
Jul 29, 2008
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I have "Photo and Picture Resizer" on my droid mobile for this purpose. Then I just pick the newest photo from gallery post resize to upload.
 

stevew

unique white person
Sep 21, 2001
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im Stuck with this Android. I can’t seem to find another folder besides the ‘normal’ one where the images live.
but I’m a dumbass.
anytime i have taken a pic that is too big to upload i open it in gallery....screenshot it....crop the black border off top and bottom and repost....works 100 percent of the time...
 

jonKranked

Press Button, Receive Stupid
Nov 10, 2005
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media blackout
i've been getting various errors when trying to upload images from desktop. i even get a generic "oops something went wrong" error
 

boostindoubles

Nacho Libre
Mar 16, 2004
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Yakistan
My neanderthal brain just texts the pic to myself - the text app automatically resizes the pic for the message and then I click and save the pic in a dedicated folder.
 

jonKranked

Press Button, Receive Stupid
Nov 10, 2005
61,773
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media blackout
A workaround I've discovered is to post the thumbnail of the image, then edit the post to replace the thumbnail with the full size image.
 

Toshi

Harbinger of Doom
Oct 23, 2001
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Just type in the [ IMG ] and [ /IMG ] tags manually around the image url, without the extra spaces.
 

Toshi

Harbinger of Doom
Oct 23, 2001
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I almost always type the codes. Quicker to avoid transitions between mouse and keyboard. Same philosophy when working, which is why I’m a radiologist who types and uses extensive keyboard shortcuts vs the usual practice of using a dictaphone and (poorly) self-editing.