I have a 1TB microSD card filled with hundreds of audiobooks in my Note20Ultra.
Each audiobook subfolder has a cover image that represents the book and I absolutely DO NOT want Samsung's gallery app to index anything in this root sdcard/AUDIOBOOKS folder.
I've tried manually to create .NOMEDIA files and also tried downloading a specific app designed to include/exclude directories via .NOMEDIA and have even included mass .nomedia additions to my SD Card.
All attempts have failed.
Which means, I have HUNDREDS of undesired cover images that are cluttering up my gallery app.
Perhaps me adding .nomedia files worked and the gallery simply needs to be refreshed, but I am not sure how to do that.
I've tried clearing the cache and data of the gallery up with no luck.
...and no, I am not going to manually exclude 500+ "albums" from the gallery app either.
So, how TF do I make sure the gallery app ignores everything under /SDCARD/AUDIOBOOKS and doesn't index any images?
I've been scouring the internet for weeks trying to solve this problem without any luck.