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Browsing with Flutter

Managing Your Photos » Browsing with Flutter

Flutter allows you to quickly see the contents of any Folder or Album by swiping your finger over the container from right to left on touchscreen devices, two-finger swiping from right to left on trackpads, or using your traditional mouse’s scroll wheel while holding…

Using a Preset

Editing Your Photos » Working with Edit Presets » Using a Preset

Presets can be used as a one-click solution to edit a photograph, as a learning tool to see how the Tone and Color adjustments affect your photo, or as a starting point for more creative editing. Apply a Preset to Single Image Mylio Photos offers useful presets to…

Using Tap to Sync

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Setting a Custom Device Sync Policy » Using Tap to Sync

Tap to Sync allows you to easily adjust the Sync Policy for Folders to override the Sync Policy on a specific device. This allows you to customize the quality settings of individual folders for each of your devices. By default, Mylio Photos Auto Optimizes the photo…

Using Categories to Organize

Organizing with Metadata » Using Categories to Organize

Mylio Photos’ Categories are an additional tool to help you organize your Mylio Photos Library. Categories can be assigned to Calendar Events, Folders, and individual media. Categories are fully searchable to help you find the photo(s) you need quickly. Mylio…

Exporting Photos to a Folder for Sharing Outside of Mylio Photos

Sharing and Exporting Images » Sharing to a Social Network » Exporting Photos to a Folder for Sharing Outside of Mylio Photos

Exporting from your Mylio Photos Library allows you to share your images with social media, websites, and printing services that are not part of Mylio Photos’ built-in sharing options. To export photos to a Folder to share externally: Select the photo(s) you…

Setting Folder Cover Photos

Managing Your Photos » Organizing with Folders » Setting Folder Cover Photos

Setting custom cover photos for Folders helps you see at-a-glance which photos are in a particular folder. Set a Cover Photo in the Actions Menu Open Mylio Photos and select a photo to use as a cover photo. Open the Actions Menu from the Quick Actions Bar. Next…

Using Flags

Organizing with Metadata » Rating Images » Using Flags

A Flag adds a simple marker to your photo. Here are a few examples of how you might use a Flag: To mark specific photos that need to be edited. To mark specific photos that you want to revisit later. To mark specific photos to share with family or…

Moving Your Mylio System Folder

Appendix » Moving Your Mylio System Folder

Mylio Photos places the Mylio System Folder in your computer’s User directory by default. This setup is ideal for most users, but there are circumstances where a user may want or need to move the Mylio System Folder to a secondary internal hard drive or external hard…

Sharing to a Social Network

Sharing and Exporting Images » Sharing to a Social Network

Sharing photos on social media with friends and family is a great way to keep in touch. Mylio Photos makes sharing photos quick and easy. Learn More: Sharing to Facebook on a Mobile Device Sharing to Flickr on a Mobile Device Exporting Photos to Flickr on a…

Using the Histogram

Editing Your Photos » Fixing Tone Problems » Using the Histogram

A Histogram is a graphical representation of the tonal values of your image. It illustrates how the pixels in a photo are distributed across brightness levels ranging from black (0% brightness) to white (100% brightness). Histograms are a useful way to judge the…

Using Star Ratings

Organizing with Metadata » Rating Images » Using Star Ratings

A Star rating allows you to rank your photos with 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 Stars. This is a great way to rank your photos and separate your best photos from those that should be deleted. Here’s an example of how you might use Star Ratings: 5-Star photos are the best —…

Using Color Labels

Organizing with Metadata » Rating Images » Using Color Labels

With Labels, you can apply a colored label to a photo or series of photos. Here are a few examples of how you might use Labels: Apply a Red label to all portrait photos and a Blue label to all landscape photos. Apply a Yellow label to images that need to be…

Using Auto-Check

Managing Your Photos » Finding and Removing Duplicate Media » Using Auto-Check

Auto-Check is helpful when you have a large group of duplicates to sort through. When enabled, Auto-Check will scan the duplicate files in the “Find Duplicates” view and determine the best photos and videos to keep based on the criteria you select. All other…

Backing Up to a Cloud Service

Managing Your Photos » Backing Up Your Photos » Backing Up to a Cloud Service

Using a cloud service such as Amazon Drive, Google Drive, or OneDrive and designating it as a Vault is a great way to create an off-site copy of your photos and videos. Off-site copies of your Mylio Photos Library protect against hardware failure, and catastrophic…

Using Sync on Demand

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Using Sync on Demand

Sync on Demand allows devices storing low-quality Thumbnails to temporarily download and show a higher resolution Smart Preview without permanently taking up storage space on their device. This is useful when you choose to view an image that only has a Thumbnail…

Using Filters in Deduplication

Managing Your Photos » Finding and Removing Duplicate Media » Using Filters in Deduplication

By default, Mylio Photos’ Deduplication tool scans your entire library and lists all duplicates found. If your list of duplicate files is long, you may choose to work with smaller portions of your library using Filters. Filters let you select a specific portion of…

Using Nested Sub-Albums

Managing Your Photos » Organizing with Albums » Using Nested Sub-Albums

Nested Sub-Albums are a great way to add additional layers of organization to your photo library. Sub Albums can be useful in a variety of situations. Here are a few examples: Birthday Photos – The top-level Album could be the Birthdays over the Years with…

Using the Help Menu

Additional Help » Using the Help Menu

Mylio Photos’ Help menu puts the most important resources for assistance at your fingertips. To access the Help menu, Open Mylio and click or tap on the Help icon in the Navigation Bar. Inside the Help menu, you’ll find several options: How to Guide…

Using the Info Panel

Organizing with Metadata » Using the Info Panel

Mylio Photos makes it easy to work with your photos’ metadata by allowing you to view important information about your photos and edit key fields to ensure your images are organized. Mylio Photos’ Info Panel (located inside the Details Panel) allows you to view…

Using the Mylio Clipboard

Managing Your Photos » Using the Mylio Clipboard

The Mylio Clipboard is a convenient tool that allows you to temporarily store photos when moving them between Folders or adding them to Albums. Select the image(s) you want to move or add from any view. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple images from a computer, or…

Using the Map View

Using the Map View

Mylio Photos’ Map view shows your geotagged photos pinned to a map. Many cameras, including most smartphones, can record GPS location data when a photo is captured. Mylio Photos uses that information to automatically create your Map view. If you have photos…

Sharing to Flickr on a Mobile Device

Sharing and Exporting Images » Sharing to a Social Network » Sharing to Flickr on a Mobile Device

Mylio Photos seamlessly interacts with the Flickr app on your mobile device, making sharing photos quick and easy. If you’d like to customize the size and quality of your shared photos, click here to learn how to change export and sharing settings. Open Mylio…

Exporting Photos to Flickr on a Computer

Sharing and Exporting Images » Sharing to a Social Network » Exporting Photos to Flickr on a Computer

It’s easy to share image(s), Albums, and Folders from Mylio Photos to Flickr. Open Mylio Photos and select the photo(s), Album, or Folder to export to Flickr. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple images from a computer, or from a phone or tablet. Click the…

Sharing to Facebook on a Mobile Device

Sharing and Exporting Images » Sharing to a Social Network » Sharing to Facebook on a Mobile Device

Mylio Photos seamlessly interacts with the Facebook app on your mobile device, making sharing photos quick and easy. If you’d like to customize the size and quality of your shared photos, click here to learn how to change export and sharing settings. Open Mylio…

Sharing to Instagram on a Mobile Device

Sharing and Exporting Images » Sharing to a Social Network » Sharing to Instagram on a Mobile Device

Mylio Photos seamlessly interacts with the Instagram app on your mobile device, making sharing photos quick and easy. If you’d like to customize the size and quality of your shared photos, click here to learn how to change export and sharing settings. Open Mylio…

Resizing an Image to a Specific Pixel Size

Appendix » How to resize your photos » Resizing an Image to a Specific Pixel Size

Resizing an image to a specific pixel dimension is done during the Export process. You can export your image at its original size or enter new dimensions for the image to fit its long side. If necessary, you can crop your image to a specific aspect ratio or shape…

Syncing All 5-Star Originals to a Phone

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Setting a Custom Device Sync Policy » Creating a Custom Device Sync Policy » Syncing All 5-Star Originals to a Phone

If you plan to use your phone to showcase your favorite and best photos, you may want to have the highest-quality version of those photos available. One way to accomplish this is to sync all photos you’ve rated with 5 stars as Originals to your phone. To sync…

Sharing to Other Platforms on a Mobile Device

Sharing and Exporting Images » Sharing to a Social Network » Sharing to Other Platforms on a Mobile Device

Mylio Photos seamlessly interacts with the built-in Android and iOS sharing options on your mobile device. Sharing photos via email, Messages or text message, iCloud photo sharing, and social media apps like Twitter, and others is quick and easy. If you’d like to…

Using the Mylio Setup Wizard

Downloading and Installing Mylio Photos » Using the Mylio Setup Wizard

When you launch Mylio Photos for the first time, you’ll see a short welcome message. After clicking the blue arrow to continue, you’ll be prompted to sign in to your Mylio Account. Enter the email address and password you used when you created your Mylio…

Using the Life Calendar™

Using the Life Calendar™

Mylio Photos’ Life Calendar™ helps you rediscover important moments and memories from your one-of-a-kind life story. What makes the Life Calendar™ unique is that in addition to viewing your photos in chronological order based on image metadata, you can…

Using Brushes for Advanced Control

Editing Your Photos » Using Brushes for Advanced Control

Mylio Photos’ Brush tool allows you to add local adjustments to specific areas of your photo. Any editing slider in Mylio Photos can be applied as a brush. Open an image in Single Photo View, then open the Edit Panel in the Details Panel. Click the…

Using Search in Mylio Photos

Finding Your Photos and Videos » Using Search in Mylio Photos

Using the Search Tool Locating specific images, videos, and documents in Mylio Photos is quick and easy. The Search tool makes use of sophisticated LuceneTM search expressions to locate information across your entire library. Mylio Photos’ Search tool also uses data…

Using the Mylio Photos Inbox

Adding and Importing Media to Your Mylio Library » Adding Photos and Videos » Using the Mylio Photos Inbox

The Inbox in Mylio Photos is an automatically generated folder, similar to the Apple Photos Photos and Android Photos folders. The Inbox folder is created the first time you share media from a mobile application to the Mylio Photos app. On most mobile devices this is…

Using Filters in Mylio Photos

Finding Your Photos and Videos » Using Filters in Mylio Photos

Filters in Mylio Photos are another great tool for helping you find specific media. Filters limit the media displayed based on the applied filter(s). For example, if you apply a filter for a folder titled “Birds” and then go to the Folder view, only the “Birds”…

Syncing All Smart Previews to a Laptop or Tablet

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Setting a Custom Device Sync Policy » Creating a Custom Device Sync Policy » Syncing All Smart Previews to a Laptop or Tablet

Smart Previews are a great option for laptop computers and larger tablets when you’re on the go and want access to every image in your Mylio Photos Library. Smart Previews offer many of the same editing and organization benefits as Originals but take up a fraction of…

Applying Edits to a Group of Images (Batch Processing)

Editing Your Photos » Applying Edits to a Group of Images (Batch Processing)

Mylio Photos offers several ways to quickly edit a group of photos. Auto-enhance a series of photos: Select a group of photos and open the Edit Panel in the Details Panel. Select the image(s), Folder or Album you wish to edit. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple…

Edit Using the Open With command

Editing Your Photos » Editing with an External Editor » Edit Using the Open With command

The Open With command in Mylio Photos allows access to any photo editing application installed on your computer. To edit a photo with an external editor: Select a photo or group of photos then go to the Photo Menu in the top menu bar. Mouse over Open With then…

Add Photos Using Drag and Drop

Adding and Importing Media to Your Mylio Library » Adding Photos and Videos » Add Media From an Internal or External Drive » Add Photos Using Drag and Drop

While we all try to keep our photo and video files organized, it is common for some image files to be scattered in different folders. Mylio makes consolidating and organizing these images into your Mylio Photos Library simple with the Drag and Drop option. To add a…

Backing Up to a Vault on an External Hard Drive

Managing Your Photos » Backing Up Your Photos » Backing Up to a Vault on an External Hard Drive

Designating an external hard drive as a Vault is a great way to consolidate your photo and video collection into one central location. However, having a single Vault does not automatically create a backup copy of your Originals. Learn more about the importance of a…

Resizing or Cropping an Image to a Specific Aspect Ratio

Appendix » How to resize your photos » Resizing or Cropping an Image to a Specific Aspect Ratio

Resizing or cropping a photo to a specific aspect ratio can be necessary for a variety of situations. The most common is for creating a print in a standard size. For example, a U.S. standard print size is 8×10 inches, which equates to a 4:5 aspect ratio. Let’s…

Exporting a Slideshow as a Video

Sharing and Exporting Images » Creating a Slideshow » Exporting a Slideshow as a Video

Exporting your slideshow as a video is a great way to share your photos with a wider audience. Video slideshows can be emailed, shared to social media, and even posted on popular video-sharing platforms. Open Mylio Photos and Create an Album of images for your…

Customizing a Watermark

Sharing and Exporting Images » Exporting Photos with a Watermark » Customizing a Watermark

Mylio Photos offers several choices for customizing the text and placement of your watermark. Follow these steps to add a watermark on a computer or mobile device. After toggling the Apply Watermark option ON, click or tap the arrow to the right of your current…

Renaming a Preset

Editing Your Photos » Working with Edit Presets » Renaming a Preset

You may want to give a Preset a more descriptive name so you can easily find it or remember its style. Open an image in Single Photo View, then open the Edit Panel in the Details Panel. Expand the Presets section. Locate the Preset you’d like to rename and…

Creating a Slideshow

Sharing and Exporting Images » Creating a Slideshow

Slideshows are a great way to showcase your favorite photos. Mylio Photos has several tools that allow you to create the perfect slideshow to share with family and friends. Mylio Photos can create two different types of slideshows: automatic and…

Join a Webinar

Additional Help » Join a Webinar

Getting up and running with Mylio Photos is easier than ever with our ongoing webinar series. Join a Mylio expert to learn how to make the most of the app. Watch LIVE for the opportunity to ask questions and get answers. Upcoming Webinars Webinar…

Deleting a Preset

Editing Your Photos » Working with Edit Presets » Deleting a Preset

If you decide you don’t want a preset, you can remove it from your collection. Open an image in Single Photo View, then open the Edit Panel in the Details Panel. Expand the Presets section. Locate the Preset you’d like to Delete and click on the Gear…

Cropping a Photo

Editing Your Photos » Fixing Composition Problems » Cropping a Photo

Cropping a photo can be done for several reasons such as: Removing unwanted subjects or irrelevant details Changing the aspect ratio Improving the overall composition To crop a photo: Open an image in Single Photo View, then click or tap the Crop icon in the…

Sharpening a Photo

Editing Your Photos » Controlling Details » Sharpening a Photo

Mylio Phtos’ Sharpen slider helps focus soft edges in a photo to increase clarity and make the image appear sharper. This is not to fix an out-of-focus photo; it improves edge details. Open an image in Single Photo View, then open the Edit Panel in the Details…

Printing a Photo

Sharing and Exporting Images » Printing a Photo

Printing your images directly from Mylio Photos is easy and can be done from a computer or mobile device. Learn More: Printing on a Computer Printing on a Mobile Device

Add Categories to Folders

Organizing with Metadata » Using Categories to Organize » Add Categories to Folders

Open Mylio Photos, select the Folders view, and select one or more folders. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple folders from a computer, or from a phone or tablet. Open the Info Panel in the Details Panel. Scroll down to the Categories section and click…

Add Categories to Events

Organizing with Metadata » Using Categories to Organize » Add Categories to Events

Applying a Categories to an Event is a quick and easy way to add Categories to a series of photos in an Event. Open Mylio Photos and go to the Calendar view. Click on an Event in the Info Panel and choose Edit Event. *TIP: Click the + icon next to Events…

Welcome to Mylio Photos

Welcome to Mylio Photos

Photo organization. Reimagined. Mylio Photos turns your computers, phones, tablets, and storage devices into a smart and powerful system for managing a lifetime of memories. With the Mylio Photos app, all your photos and videos — from any source — are…

Creating a Custom Preset

Editing Your Photos » Working with Edit Presets » Creating a Custom Preset

If you’ve created an editing recipe you love, you can easily reuse it by saving your Preset on all your devices. Open an image in Single Photo View, then open the Edit Panel in the Details Panel. Edit your photo using the Tone and Color adjustments (You can…

Printing on a Computer

Sharing and Exporting Images » Printing a Photo » Printing on a Computer

Select the photo(s) you wish to print, click the Share icon in the Quick Actions Bar and choose Print. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple images from a computer. Choose from the following settings: Paper Size – Opens your system print options. Choose…

Create a Manual Slideshow

Sharing and Exporting Images » Creating a Slideshow » Create a Manual Slideshow

Open Mylio Photos and Create an Album of images for your slideshow, then double-click on the Album to view the images. Access the More menu in the Navigation Bar. Under Sort by, choose Manual. This will allow you to manually rearrange your photos in the album. …

Adding a Cloud Service

Adding Devices to Your Mylio Photos Library » Adding a Cloud Service

Mylio Photos offers the option of adding certain cloud services as additional devices. By default, cloud services are designated as a Vault for additional protection and easy access to Original files. *NOTE: It is possible to designate a cloud service device to…

Edit a Face Tag

Organizing People View » Fixing Tagging Errors » Edit a Face Tag

Open an image in Single Photo View. Click the Face Tagging icon in the Quick Actions Bar to see any detected faces and associated names. If a face is tagged with an incorrect name, click or tap on the face, and locate the correct name from the list or type in…

New to Photo Management Software

Glossary » New to Photo Management Software

Getting started with photo management software can seem overwhelming, but our goal at Mylio Photos is to make the process fun and rewarding. If this is your first time using an application like Mylio Photos, here are a few ideas and concepts that can help you…

Adding Photos to an Album

Managing Your Photos » Organizing with Albums » Adding Photos to an Album

Open Mylio Photos and select the image(s) you want to add to an Album. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple images from a computer, or from a phone or tablet. Click on the Actions Menu in the Quick Actions Bar and select Add to Album. Select an existing…

How to resize your photos

Appendix » How to resize your photos

Resizing a photo can be necessary for a variety of situations. For instance, you may need a specific ratio for a print, or a specific pixel size to share to social media. Mylio Photos can handle both scenarios with ease. Learn More: Resizing or Cropping an…

Device Settings to Control Syncing

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Device Settings to Control Syncing

Device Settings let you customize how each device on your account is set up. To customize settings for a specific device: Open Mylio Photos, select the Dashboard view, and choose Devices. Click or tap on a Device Card to open Device Settings. Customize…

Reducing Noise in a Photo

Editing Your Photos » Controlling Details » Reducing Noise in a Photo

Noise is typically caused by shooting at a high ISO setting on a digital camera, but it can also be caused by underexposure or a long shutter speed. If you notice unwanted noise and grain in your photo, Mylio Photos’ Noise Reduction settings can help reduce the…

Import a Google Photos Library

Adding and Importing Media to Your Mylio Library » Adding Photos and Videos » Import Media From an Online Service » Import a Google Photos Library

Importing photos from a Google Photos Library makes use of Google Takeout, which allows you to download your personal data from your Google account. To import a Google Photos library: Go to takeout.google.com in your web browser and log in to your Google…

Printing on a Mobile Device

Sharing and Exporting Images » Printing a Photo » Printing on a Mobile Device

Select the photo(s) you wish to print, tap the Share icon in the Quick Actions Bar. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple images from a phone or tablet. Choose Print. Select a printer and follow the on-screen instructions. Options will vary depending on…

Renaming a Group of Images

Organizing with Metadata » Renaming Files » Renaming a Group of Images

If a group of images need a similar descriptive name, renaming them as a group can save a lot of time. Open Mylio Photos and select a group of photos. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple images from a computer, or from a phone or tablet. Right-click on your…

Emailing Photos on a Computer

Sharing and Exporting Images » Emailing Photos » Emailing Photos on a Computer

Mylio works with your computer’s default email client allowing you to email photos directly from your Mylio Photos Library. Open Mylio Photos and select a photo or series of photos. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple images from a computer, or from a phone or…

Adding a Title and Caption

Organizing with Metadata » Adding a Title and Caption

Adding a Title and Caption to your images is a great way to preserve details about an image. The Title and Caption fields are also searchable, which makes it easy to find a specific image at a later date. Here are a couple examples: A travel photographer might add…

Manually Add a Face Tag

Organizing People View » Fixing Tagging Errors » Manually Add a Face Tag

In some cases, Mylio Photos may not find all the faces in a particular photo. If that happens, you can manually select a face to add a face tag. Open an image in Single Photo View. Click the Face Tagging icon in the Quick Actions Bar. Locate the undetected…

Exporting Photos with a Watermark

Sharing and Exporting Images » Exporting Photos with a Watermark

Adding a watermark helps protect your photos when sharing online. Mylio Photos offers the option to add a customizable text watermark to all exported photos. Mylio Photos’ watermark settings are device-specific, meaning that you can create a unique watermark to…

Import Photos from a Scanner

Adding and Importing Media to Your Mylio Library » Adding Photos and Videos » Import Photos from a Scanner

For the family historian, Mylio Photos is an invaluable tool for organizing and consolidating scanned family photos or slides. While each scanner is slightly different, they all create image files on your computer, which can then be imported to your Mylio Photos…

Adding a Phone or Tablet

Adding Devices to Your Mylio Photos Library » Adding a Phone or Tablet

Adding a phone or tablet to Mylio Photos is a convenient way to be able to view and organize all your photos on the go. Mylio Photos can be installed on Android and iOS devices that meet the system requirements. To add a smartphone or tablet: Go to the Dashboard…

The Importance of a Vault

Adding Devices to Your Mylio Photos Library » The Importance of a Vault

Protecting your memories is a fundamental part of Mylio Photos. The process begins by designating one or more of your devices as a Mylio Vault. A Vault can be any device that has enough available storage to hold your entire photo library. A Vault is a device that…

Sharing to the Mylio Photos Community

Additional Help » Join the Mylio Photos Community » Sharing to the Mylio Photos Community

Select the photo you wish to share in the Mylio Photos Community, click the Share icon in the Quick Actions Bar, and choose Export. Choose the following settings: File Type – JPEG Resolution – Medium Quality – Medium Adjust the Metadata…

Keeping Mylio Photos Up To Date

Downloading and Installing Mylio Photos » Keeping Mylio Photos Up To Date

Keeping Mylio Photos up to date means that you always have the newest features and tools at your fingertips. *TIP: Mylio Photos requires an active internet connection to download and install updates. You may want to use wifi or a wired internet connection (rather than…

Downloading Mylio Photos on a Computer

Downloading and Installing Mylio Photos » Downloading Mylio Photos on a Computer

Creating a new Mylio Account and Downloading Mylio Photos for the first time Go to account.mylio.com/signup to create a Mylio Account. Enter your email address, create a password, then click Create Account. An account activation email will be sent to the…

Creating a Black-and-White Photo

Editing Your Photos » Creating a Black-and-White Photo

Black-and-white photos have a timeless quality that works well for a variety of subjects. Open an image in Single Photo View, then open the Edit Panel in the Details Panel. If necessary, expand the Color section then click on the Black & White button to…

Setting a Custom Device Sync Policy

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Setting a Custom Device Sync Policy

Mylio Photos lets you take full control over the syncing process. Choose which version of your photos (Thumbnails, Smart Previews, and/or Originals) are synced by setting Custom Sync Policies for devices and folders. This makes it possible to better manage storage…

Creating a Custom Device Sync Policy

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Setting a Custom Device Sync Policy » Creating a Custom Device Sync Policy

Open Mylio Photos, go to the Dashboard view and choose Devices. Select the Device Card for the device you’re currently using and open the Device Quality settings. Click or tap Advanced Settings to reveal additional options. Under Device…

Exporting Unedited Originals on a Computer

Sharing and Exporting Images » Exporting Files » Exporting Unedited Originals on a Computer

Select the photo(s) you wish to export, click the Share icon in the Quick Actions Bar and choose Export. Under File Type, choose Unmodified Original. Click the Export button, choose where you want to save your exported file(s) on your hard drive, then…

Removing a Device From Mylio Photos

Adding Devices to Your Mylio Photos Library » Removing a Device From Mylio Photos

Unregistering a device from Mylio Photos will remove the device from your account and stop Mylio Photos from syncing media with that device. This can be done from the Dashboard in Mylio Photos. Remove a Device From the Mylio Photos Dashboard Go to the Dashboard…

Changing Access to Calendars in Mylio Photos

Using the Life Calendar™ » Understanding Linked Calendars » Changing Access to Calendars in Mylio Photos

The first time you link a calendar in Mylio Photos using an Android, iOS, or Apple device, you’ll be prompted to give permission for Mylio Photos to access your calendar. If you accidentally refuse the notification, you can manually enable or disable access using the…

Adding Devices to Your Mylio Photos Library

Adding Devices to Your Mylio Photos Library

Mylio Photos is designed to make all your photos and videos accessible on all your devices. Mylio Photos can be installed on any Windows, Android, macOS, or iOS device that meets Mylio’s system requirements. Each device can be used to store Original files or sync…

Create a Mylio Hotspot on Windows

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Syncing with a Mylio Hotspot When No Internet Is Available » Create a Mylio Hotspot on Windows

Windows 10/11 offers two types of hotspots: Limited Hotspot – A limited hotspot creates a local ad hoc network with your computer to sync with another PC or Mac device. Desktop Hotspot – A desktop hotspot creates a wireless network that any device can connect…

Create a Mylio Hotspot on macOS

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Syncing with a Mylio Hotspot When No Internet Is Available » Create a Mylio Hotspot on macOS

macOS offers two types of hotspots: Limited Hotspot – A limited hotspot creates a local ad hoc network with your computer to sync with another Mac or iOS device. Desktop Hotspot – A desktop hotspot creates a wireless network that any device can connect to…

Create a Mylio Hotspot on Android

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Syncing with a Mylio Hotspot When No Internet Is Available » Create a Mylio Hotspot on Android

Open the Settings app on your Android device. Locate Mobile Hotspot and Tethering or Tethering & Portable Hotspot (typically in the same location as your Wi-Fi networks, possibly in an Advanced or More… section). Turn on Mobile Hotspot and set up your…

Create a Mylio Hotspot on iOS

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Syncing with a Mylio Hotspot When No Internet Is Available » Create a Mylio Hotspot on iOS

Open the Settings app on your iOS device Select Personal Hotspot and turn it on. Follow the on-screen instructions to create your personal hotspot. Connect all devices to the hotspot network to begin syncing.

Ignore a Group of Untagged Faces

Organizing People View » Fixing Tagging Errors » Ignore a Group of Untagged Faces

On occasions like a concert or public event, you may take photos that include many faces that you want Mylio Photos’ face recognition to ignore. Mylio Photos makes it easy to tag one or more people in a photo and ignore the rest. Open an image in Single Photo…

Remove or Delete a Face Tag

Organizing People View » Fixing Tagging Errors » Remove or Delete a Face Tag

Open an image in Single Photo View. Open the Info Panel in the Details Panel and scroll down to the People section. Under Known people, click on the face tag you wish to remove and choose Untag. Watch how to remove or delete a face…

Exporting Edited Images on a Computer

Sharing and Exporting Images » Exporting Files » Exporting Edited Images on a Computer

Select the photo(s) you wish to export, click the Share icon in the Quick Actions Bar and choose Export. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple images from a computer, or from a phone or tablet. Choose from the following settings: File Type JPEG –…

Selecting Multiple Images on a Computer

User Interface Overview » Selecting Multiple Images on a Computer

As you work with your Mylio Photos Library, you’ll often need to choose the images you want to work with. Perhaps it’s to export several photos or to add them to an album. Mylio Photos makes it easy to work with several photos at once. Using the Select All…

Adding and Importing Media to Your Mylio Library

Adding and Importing Media to Your Mylio Library

The first step to organizing and protecting your media collection is adding your photos and videos to Mylio Photos. In the app, you will be able to view all your images in one place. You can consolidate your photos and videos from any source (mobile devices,…

Adding a Network Attached Storage (NAS) Device

Adding Devices to Your Mylio Photos Library » Adding a Network Attached Storage (NAS) Device

Adding a NAS (network-attached storage) as a Vault is a simple way to protect and back up your photos. !WARNING: When designating a NAS as a Vault, it is recommended that you have at least one non-NAS device as a secondary Vault. Mylio Photos requires that NAS devices…

Emailing Photos on a Phone or Tablet

Sharing and Exporting Images » Emailing Photos » Emailing Photos on a Phone or Tablet

Phones and tablets offer similar email options to those on a computer but need to be configured before creating an email. Learn how to change export and sharing settings on mobile devices. Open Mylio Photos and *select a photo*or series of photos. *TIP: Learn how…

Import Media From a Camera or SD Card

Adding and Importing Media to Your Mylio Library » Adding Photos and Videos » Import Media From a Camera or SD Card

Mylio Photos makes it simple to import media directly from your camera or SD card reader. To import image files from a camera or SD card: Open Mylio Photos, click on the More menu, and choose Settings. Select General. Ensure that the toggle next to…

Selecting Multiple Images on a Phone or Tablet

User Interface Overview » Selecting Multiple Images on a Phone or Tablet

Using the Select All Command Select All is a quick way to select all media in the current view. Open Mylio Photos and locate the images, Folders, or Albums you want to select. Open the Actions menu and choose Select All. Your selection will have a Blue Border…

Adjusting a Sync Policy From the Sync Panel

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Understanding the Sync Panel » Adjusting a Sync Policy From the Sync Panel

In addition to an overview of Device Status, Mylio Photos’ Sync Panel offers the option to quickly adjust a Sync Policy of any folder in your Mylio Photos Library. Open Mylio Photos and go to the Folders view. Select a folder you want to adjust the Sync…

Syncing with a Mylio Hotspot When No Internet Is Available

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Syncing with a Mylio Hotspot When No Internet Is Available

A Mylio Hotspot allows you to create a private network to sync your devices when you can’t access the internet. Using a mobile device (Android or iOS) is the easiest and most reliable method, but Windows and macOS devices can also be used to create a private…

Import from an iOS or Android Device as a Memory Card

Adding and Importing Media to Your Mylio Library » Adding Photos and Videos » Import from an iOS or Android Device as a Memory Card

While most users prefer to keep their iOS or Android devices in sync using the Mylio Photos mobile app, some may prefer to manually import media from smartphones and tablets like a memory card. To manually import media from a smartphone or tablet: Open Mylio…

Setting an Event Cover Photo

Using the Life Calendar™ » Setting an Event Cover Photo

Setting custom cover photos for Events is a great way to make your Life Calendar™ a pleasure to browse. *TIP: Any image in your Mylio Photos Library can be used as a cover photo and does not have to be contained in the Event, Folder, or Album for which you are…

Setting an Album Cover Photo

Managing Your Photos » Organizing with Albums » Setting an Album Cover Photo

Setting custom cover photos for Albums is a great way to make Albums view fun to browse and easy to search. Set a Cover Photo in the Actions Menu Open Mylio Photos and select a photo to use as a cover photo. Open the Actions Menu from the Quick Actions Bar. Next…