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Creating, Editing, and Viewing Events

Events in Mylio are based on a designated date or range of dates. By creating an event, you are telling Mylio that all photos from the specific date(s) can be grouped together. Creating an event does not alter or move...

Understanding Safe File System Delete

  What is Safe File System Delete? Mylio’s Safe File System Delete is an option available in the Source Folders settings to ensure your data remains safe. When Safe File System Delete (Safe Delete for short) is off, Mylio...

Understanding Linked Calendars

Mylio can automatically create events from your digital calendars. This is a fast and easy way to populate your Life Calendar™ with all of your most important life events. Mylio can import calendars from your device’s calendar service, including...

Understanding Folder View

What Are Folders? Folders are one of the primary means of organization in Mylio. Folders allow you to directly manipulate your files inside and outside of Mylio so that the changes you make are not Mylio specific. Depending on your setup your...

Understanding Album View

What Are Albums? Albums are a unique way for you to sort, store, and organize your photos within Mylio. When adding photos to albums, you are not duplicating the image but only referencing the original file. This means you...

Understanding Calendar View

Mylio’s Calendar view is a unique, fun, and powerful way to view and locate your photos. Calendar view, unlike Albums view and Folders view, is primarily an automated view that populates based on the metadata of your photos. This means...

Adjusting Time and Date for Photos or Sets of Photos

Mylio has powerful tools to help you keep your photos’ metadata correct and up to date. Mylio has two different ways to alter a photos capture date. Both options are chosen from Mylio’s Adjust Date and Time dialog: Open...

Understanding Auto-Advance

Mylio’s auto-advance features allow for a quick and easy way to tag any set of photos – no matter the size. Auto-advance waits for you to rate, flag, label, or face-recognize an image before automatically showing you the next image....

Renaming Files

Mylio allows you to rename a single image or a set of images to better understand what the photo is. When first importing, all file names will remain the same as they are on your camera or import device...

Editing Metadata

Editing your photo’s metadata is easy with Mylio. Making sure every photo is properly keyworded, has the correct date and time, and captioned correctly can save valuable time in the future when searching for the perfect photo. Mylio can...

Set Folder, Album, or Event Cover

Keeping your photos organized is easy when you know what to expect when opening a folder, album, or event. This makes setting the cover image not only fun but also important in making your library easily navigable. When setting...

Confirm Drag and Drop Action

When using Mylio you may inadvertently drag and drop an image or folder onto another folder. Because Mylio is continuously syncing, this means your photos will be rearranged on your other devices as well. If this is something that...

Understanding Flutter

Flutter allows you to see which photos are in a folder or album and easily set the cover of that folder or album. It is also a great way to show off your photos! When using Flutter, you will...

Hiding Specific Folders or Media from Life Calendar™

Mylio allows you to hide specific, unwanted media from Events view, Calendar view, and slideshows to ensure that only desired photos are found when browsing with those views. Hiding specific content from Events, Calendar, and Slideshows does not remove the content...

Duplicating Files

Mylio can allow you to duplicate an image with just a few clicks. This feature might be used to have an edited version of a photo and an unedited version or to sort them differently in Folder view. By quickly...

Customizing Calendar View

Customizing your calendar is an important step in ensuring that all of your photos are easily locatable. Mylio offers extensive customization of the calendar from a variety of menus. View Menu Customization Mylio allows for customization in Decade view,...

Understanding Life Calendar™

Mylio’s Life Calendar™ is a unique view that displays your photos on a calendar in combination with events from your life. Events can be populated a number of ways, either manually in Mylio or from being imported directly from...

Free Up Space on Camera Roll or Media Library

Mylio can help clear up space in your device’s Camera Roll or Media Library once the original image has been imported and protected to Mylio. In order to do this, Mylio needs to ensure your photo is protected by...

Understanding Map View

Mylio’s Map view is a beautiful and informative way of organizing your photos. Your photos will be pinned on a map of Earth, outlining all of the locations where you’ve taken photos and how many photos you have in...

Remove vs. Delete

Mylio is a powerful tool that gives you direct control over your file system. Because of this, it is important to know the difference between removing a file and deleting it. Removing a folder in Mylio will remove the...

Creating Slideshows

Slideshows are a great way to showcase your favorite photos to your friends and family. Mylio has two ways to create slideshows: automatic slideshows and manual slideshows. Creating an automatic slideshow in Mylio allows you to quickly display a...

Guest Mode

Guest Mode is an option that allows you to put a device with Mylio installed in a "view only" mode, allowing others to look through your photos while preventing them from editing, moving, or deleting photos...

Moving Files and Folders

Organizing files between folders and albums is an essential part of keeping your Mylio Library and overall photo library clean. Mylio offers multiple distinct ways of moving your files between folders. Drag and drop – If moving folders in...

Show in Finder / Show in File Explorer

Finding your original photos within your computer’s file structure is easy in Mylio: Locate a photo or video in Mylio you wish to display in Finder / File Explorer. Right-click on the photo, video or folder in Mylio and...

Auto-Folder Organizing

Organizing your files by hand can be time consuming and tedious. Luckily with Mylio you can have your photos' metadata scanned and split into folders automatically...

Auto-File Renaming

Mylio can quickly rename all of your files for your based off of file metadata...

Adding and Editing Keywords

Adding or editing keywords in Mylio is an easy way to keep all of your photos organized and easily searchable...

Setting Capture Dates For Photos Without an Exact Date

Sometimes you may have photos that you do not know an exact date for. Scanned photos, inherited photos, and computer images may require less of a defined capture date than the standard DAY/MONTH/YEAR TIME is designed for. In these...

Face Recognition

Mylio’s face recognition helps keep your photos organized by creating custom albums in the People view of your friends and family...

Understanding People View

The People view in Mylio allows you to easily see your favorite photos of your family and friends in one, easy to read view. By tagging the people in your library, you are telling Mylio that this person is in...

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