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nesvt
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I just woke up and saw an unknown icon on top of the new Droid Turbo I just activated. Selecting it started some annoying video containing photos I took yesterday. What is this? How do I disable it?

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Snn5
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Sounds like Google Plus and or Google Photos.  Most likely those photos you took were synced to your Google account and maybe Photos "Auto-Awesomed" them and turned some photos into a GIF or movie-like slideshow.  You can disable both apps in App Manager or stop them from syncing in Google Settings app.

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nesvt
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I have all backup and sync options turned off. I think it's a "feature" in the Gallery application that came loaded on the phone. It has a Highlight Reel view and I see the same video listed there. Can't find an option to disable it. Wouldn't be bad if it was a movie of family or fun pictures. It wasn't. Don't need a mandatory daily video created from pictures I take. Maybe I just can't find the option to turn it off, but I removed the application from the phone. Hopefully I won't have an unwanted video waiting for me tomorrow. Will try Google Photos to look at the pictures on my phone. Thanks.

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Ann154
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The Highlight Reel is from the Motorola Gallery application. There doesn't seem to be a way to stop the application from creating the reels in the application.

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