Mylio Photos’ Dashboard is the hub for controlling your devices, syncing, and other important tasks.
Getting Started – The Getting Started section displays a checklist for new users to help set up and configure Mylio Photos. Once you’ve completed the recommended steps you can hide the Getting Started section by opening the More menu and toggling the switch next to Show Getting Started to the OFF position.
Notifications – The Notifications section displays completed tasks or issues you should be aware of, similar to clicking on the Notifications icon in the top app 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 adding 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 and other device settings.
Library Stats – The Library Stats section displays an overview of the media in your Mylio Photos Library including 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 top app bar.
The Devices section of the Dashboard will show different pieces of information depending on the device card you select and whether you are currently using the selected device or managing settings for another device that is connected to your Mylio Account.
Add Device – Add an additional Mylio-connected device such as an external drive, NAS, mobile device, computer, or cloud service.
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, viewing Linked Folders, and more.
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 wants images. If the arrow is moving, this device is currently receiving images from another device.
Green Up Arrow – This device has images that another device wants. If the arrow is moving, this device is currently sending images to another device.
Grey Down Arrow – This device is offline and needs to sync.
Grey Checkmark – This device is offline and in sync.
Eject – To eject an external drive while Mylio Photos is running, click or tap the eject button. This will allow you to eject the drive from Mylio Photos and then eject the drive from your computer without having to quit and restart the application.
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. Users can click on Device Quality to adjust the sync policy or on Lost Originals to locate files that have become disconnected from the Mylio Photos Library.
Device Quality – Device Quality lets you adjust the image quality and optimization settings for the selected device.
Show Files to Sync – Show Files to Sync displays the number of files in your Mylio Photos Library that are not yet synced to the selected device. Click the magnifying glass icon to display all images that are not yet synced.
Unprotected Files – Unprotected Files displays the number of files in your Mylio Photos Library that are not backed up and protected to at least two Vault devices. If you have more than two Vaults, Mylio Photos will show media as unprotected if any Vault is out of sync. Click the magnifying glass icon to display all images that are not yet backed up and protected.
Unsupported Files – Unsupported Files displays the number of files in your Mylio Photos Library that cannot be displayed by Mylio Photos (e.g. unsupported raw files). Click the magnifying glass icon to display all unsupported files.
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.
Clear Cache – Mylio Photos’ Cache is a temporary holding area used when Device Sync Settings are adjusted. Mylio Photos will monitor the cache and if your device becomes full, will automatically manage the Cache. However, you can manually clear the cache if your device is running low on storage.
Host Details – Host Details displays what device an external drive is connected to, as well as the folder path in use by Mylio Photos.
Vault Migration – The Vault Migration option will be visible if a Vault device is nearing its capacity. Click the magnifying glass icon to get a capacity recommendation for a replacement Vault, and instructions for adding your new Vault.
Safe Delete – Safe Delete helps prevent accidental loss of important files. If a file is deleted outside of Mylio Photos, the app will attempt to restore it. By default, Safe Delete is ON but can be disabled by toggling the switch to the OFF position.
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