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Device Settings

Knowing how to add devices to your Mylio account is an important part of keeping your photos protected...

Importing Photos From iOS Camera Roll

When first logging into Mylio on your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch), you will be asked if you would like to import your device’s Camera Roll. The Camera Roll includes any photos that you have taken with...

The Menu Bar

While most everything can be changed from Mylio’s interface, there are some controls that are specific to the macOS or Windows versions of Mylio. These options are generally found within Mylio’s menu bar. The menu bar in Mylio works...

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...

The Actions Menu

The Actions menu is an easy to find menu that dynamically changes based off of your view and selection. The Actions menu will include popular commands like move, delete, and add to album. This article will discuss some of...

The Mylio Clipboard

The Mylio Clipboard allows you to quickly and easily store photos temporarily for moving between folders, albums, or other views. Opening the Mylio Clipboard is easy – simply select the Show Mylio Clipboard icon at the bottom of the Quick...

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...

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...

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...

Exporting Slideshows as Videos on a Computer

Creating slideshows is a fun and captivating way to share your recent photo trips, events, or that latest vacation to family and friends. With Mylio, you can export your slideshow as a video. Sharing your memories is now easier...

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...

Emailing Photos on a Computer or Tablet

Sharing your memories with friends and family is a great way to keep in touch. Luckily, Mylio makes emailing your photos easy, directly from within the Mylio application. Open Mylio and select the photo(s) you would like to share....

Signing Out and Removing a Mylio Device from Your Account

Mylio is designed to be signed into once, allowing you to skip entering your Mylio email and password every time you open the application. While Mylio does not have a traditional sign out option, you can easily unregister your account from...

Mylio and CaptureOne

As of this time, Capture One is not part of our import, export or editing process. The interoperability between both applications would have to be on the file system level. With that being said, changes made to a local...

Troubleshooting: Understanding Photo DPI / PPI

DPI is the measurement of dots per inch when printing a photo. Many photo printers still require a photo to be measured at at least 300 DPI. In reality, the term DPI does not directly apply your digital photos,...

How to Use Brushes

Brushes in Mylio allow for flexibility in editing specific parts of a photo while not affecting other parts...

Troubleshooting: Reset Editing Presets to Default State

If your presets have been altered and you wish to revert them to their default state, this can easily be done from within Mylio’s Settings. Please note that perform this action will: Remove any user-created custom presets. Revert any preset...

Troubleshooting: Reset Faces On Specific Image

If a photo is accidentally ignored or has is mistagged by Mylio, these steps will force Mylio to rescan the photo and allow fix known issues. Note that this does not untag previously tagged faces. Open Mylio and locate...

Troubleshooting: Folder(s) Say Missing on Cover

There are instances where Mylio can lose track of the location of folders. This can be due to folder name changes, drive name changes, or movements in the file system from outside of Mylio. When Mylio notices a change...

Troubleshooting: Deleted Folder or File Reappears

In some instances, files deleted from Mylio may reappear in your library after a short time. This may happen if you are using an external drive that was once used in conjunction with Time Machine drive on Mac. This may occur even if...

Troubleshooting: Videos Not Playing Back Properly On Android Devices

Mylio for Android relies on Android’s core video playback system to play videos in Mylio. Some videos may import into Mylio and sync between devices, but not play back on Android as expected. This can include: Media plays sound...

Troubleshooting: Mylio Action “Moving folders / files on disk” or “Sending to…” is Constantly Displayed in Activity Panel

This article may help Mylio fix syncing issues if your library is exhibiting any of this behavior: Mylio displays Moving Files on Disk continuously in the sync panel with no progress or with looping progress. Mylio displays Moving Folders...

Troubleshooting: Fixing Unprotected Images

In some circumstances, Mylio may display images as unprotected in the Protection Status bar or the Sync panel. This means that your photos are not on multiple devices and are susceptible to data loss. If some images are listed as unprotected,...

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...

Troubleshooting: What is Cache and How Do I Clear It?

Mylio’s cache is designed as a temporary holding area in case Device Sync Settings are adjusted accidentally, or photos are temporarily stored on that device to be moved elsewhere. Photos that are cached are designated with a green squiggly line within...

Troubleshooting: Images Display In iOS Photos but Not In Mylio

In some instances, users may find images in the Photos app on iOS that are not being displayed in Mylio. This may be due to iCloud Photo Library not transferring full, original images between devices. Generally, iCloud Photo Library...

Importing from an External Drive

Mylio can utilize external drives in multiple ways with your Mylio Library. This includes importing photos from your external drive to your machine, displaying the photos on your external drive without copying them to your machine or even protecting the...

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...

Import with Source Folders

Importing photos into Mylio using the Source Folders option is a quick and easy way to display photos that are already organized on your machine in a view that is familiar but within the Mylio application. Understanding Source Folders When...

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...

Importing with Copy

Mylio has a variety of Import options that will bring your photos into the Mylio Library...

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...

Troubleshooting: Understanding Mylio’s Advanced Setup Options

When signing into Mylio for the first time some users may wish to alter some of Mylio’s automatic setup options. While importing, you’ll be given the option to utilize Mylio’s advanced options. Location of Mylio Folder – Select the location...

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...

Known Issue: Mylio for iOS Does Not Export All Selected Images When Saving to Camera Roll

iOS devices may limit the number of media that Mylio can save from the Mylio app to the device’s Camera Roll. Generally, this number is 5 or around 5 and does not depend on the file type or resolution...

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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Tips for the beginner, moderate, or expert Mylio user.

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