Mylio Photos’ interface on mobile devices offers five key sections.

The Navigation Bar contains several icons that point you to some of Mylio Photos’ most important tools and features.

Navigate back – Tapping the back arrow will take you to the previous folder, album, or image.

Search – Tapping the magnifying glass icon allows you to search through your photos and folders using keywords, ratings, people, map locations, recent imports, and pinned searches.

Filter – Tapping the Search icon, then clicking the Filter icon opens the Filter bar allowing you to sort images by a wide variety of criteria including Date, Type, Categories, People, Rating, Camera, and more.

Notifications – Clicking on the Notifications icon will display completed tasks or issues you should be aware of.

Activities – Clicking on the Activities icon will display any processes currently running in Mylio Photos. When a process is running, the icon will be highlighted with a blue ring to show the progress of the latest activity. If there are no active processes, the ring will be grey.

Devices – Clicking the Devices icon will take you to the Devices section of the Dashboard. At a glance, the Devices icon will display a green checkmark if your devices are currently in sync, or blue rotating arrows showing a sync is currently in process, along with the number of media remaining to sync.

Dashboard – Clicking the Dashboard icon will take you to the Dashboard view. The Dashboard shows Notifications, Actions, Devices, Library stats, and Help topics.

More menu – Tapping the More menu icon (three horizontal dots in the upper right corner) allows you to access Mylio Photos’ main settings.


Mylio Photos’ Views provide different ways to explore your media. Each View focuses on a different way to interact with your photos.

All Photos – The All Photos view shows every photo in your Mylio Photos Library.

Calendar – The Calendar view shows your photos on a calendar in combination with events from your life.

Map – The Map view organizes photos by location on a world map. Mylio Photos does this automatically for photos that have GPS metadata.

People – The People view allows you to view and organize photos of family and friends. As you start tagging the people in your photos, Mylio Photos’ facial recognition will help you tag them in future photos.

Albums – The Album view allows you to group and organize photos without affecting their location on your hard drive. Albums are virtual storage locations, like a playlist for your photos. One photo can be assigned to multiple albums.

Folders – The Folders view shows how your folders are organized on your hard drive and connected external drives.

Quick Actions Bar

The Quick Actions Bar contains icons that put many of Mylio Photos’ most useful tools at your fingertips.

On mobile devices, the Quick Actions Bar can be activated by viewing a single image or by selecting an image from the grid view (tap and hold to select images in the Grid view).

Rating & Tagging – Tapping on the Rating and Tagging icon will expand the Rating bar and allows you to easily tag photos with star ratings, color labels, and flags.

Face Tagging (Single Photo View only) – Tapping the Face Tagging icon allows you to tag people in a photo.

Add New Folder/Album – Tapping the + icon in Folder view will create a new folder and in Album view, creates a new Album.

Share/Export – Tapping the Export icon allows you to easily share your photos to email, social media, export to disk, print, and more.

Rotate Left – Tapping the Rotate icon will rotate selected images 90 degrees to the left.

Crop (Single Photo View only) – Tapping the Crop icon allows you to change the aspect ratio or trim the image to improve the overall composition.

Edit (Single Photo View only) – Tapping the Edit icon allows you to refine the tone and color of your photo to make it look its best.

Delete – Tapping the trashcan icon will delete selected photos from your Mylio Photos Library and the file system on all devices.

Actions Menu – Tapping the Actions Menu icon (three lines in the bottom right corner) displays a series of actions that you can take on your current selection. This includes selecting, moving, deleting, and adding photos to an album.

Image Window

The Image Window is the primary space for viewing your photos and videos in Mylio Photos.

Grid View – Displays multiple photos in a grid.

Single Photo View – Displays a single photo on the screen with an optional Filmstrip below.

Filmstrip – Displays a strip of images along the bottom of the screen showing all the images in the currently selected album or folder. Enable the Filmstrip from the More menu in the Navigation Bar.


Mylio Photos’ Dashboard is the hub for controlling your devices, syncing, and other important tasks.

Notifications – The Notifications section displays completed tasks or issues you should be aware of, similar to clicking on the Notifications icon in the Navigation Bar.

Actions – The Actions section displays shortcuts to common actions including Add Files, Find Duplicates, Add Device, and Tag Faces, along with any recommended actions such as adding a Vault to protect your photos or to add your first set of images.

Devices – The Devices section displays a Device Card for each of the devices you have connected to your Mylio Account. The Device card shows the sync status for each device. Clicking on a Device card will open options for adjusting sync policies.

Library Stats – The Library Stats section shows the People you have named and tagged, Places, File Types, Cameras, Lenses, Keywords, and Recent Media Additions.

Help and more – The Help section puts the most important resources for assistance at your fingertips, similar to clicking on the Help icon in the Navigation Bar. Learn about Mylio Photos, visit the Mylio Website, and learn What’s New in the latest version.


Device Card – Each device you add to Mylio Photos is shown on its own Device Card. The Device Card shows the sync status for each device. Clicking on a Device Card will open options for adjusting sync policies.

Sync Status Icons – Each Device Card shows the sync status for each device using specific icons.

  • Green Checkmark – This device is online and in sync.
  • Green Down Arrow – This device is receiving images.
  • Green Up Arrow – This device is sending images to another device.
  • Grey Down Arrow – This device is off-line and needs to sync.
  • Grey Checkmark – This device is off-line and in sync.

Device Details – Device Details displays information about your selected device, the currently installed version of Mylio Photos, and the size of your Library.

Sync Details – Sync Details displays additional information about the sync status for the selected device, with options to adjust the sync policy.

Sources – Sources lets you view all Linked Folders syncing with your Mylio Photos Library, with the option to add additional Linked Folders.

Storage Info – Storage Info displays the size of your Mylio Photos Library, along with the amount of space being used by Mylio Photos on the selected device.

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