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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 offers the option to add a customizable text watermark to all exported photos. Mylio’s watermark settings are device-specific, meaning that you can create a unique watermark to use when exporting…

Sharing with AirDrop

Sharing and Exporting Images » Additional macOS Export Options » Sharing with AirDrop

AirDrop on macOS allows you to wirelessly share photos with nearby macOS and iOS users. Mylio makes it easy to share any image(s) from your Mylio Library via AirDrop. Open Mylio and select a photo or series of photos. Click the Share icon from the Quick Actions Bar…

Working with Undated Photos

Organizing Your Photos with Metadata » Working with Essential Metadata » Adjusting Time and Date for Photos » Working with Undated Photos

When working with older digital photos or scanned images with incorrect time and date metadata, you may want to simply mark these photos as Undated, rather than setting a specific date or date range. You can always come back to these images to add dates and times in…

Sharing to the Mylio Photos Community

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

Export Your Photo from Mylio 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…

Sharing with macOS Messages

Sharing and Exporting Images » Additional macOS Export Options » Sharing with macOS Messages

Messages on macOS allows you to send text messages to users with an iCloud account or to wireless phone users if you have an iPhone associated with your iCloud account. It’s easy to share any image(s) from your Mylio Library via Messages. Open Mylio and select a…

Exporting Photos to a Folder for Sharing Outside of Mylio

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

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

Organizing Your Photos with Metadata

Organizing Your Photos with Metadata

In photography, metadata refers to all information that describes your image file. This can include keywords, author information, camera settings, capture date, and much more. Some metadata is added automatically from your camera, such as the capture date, camera…

Rotating Photos

Editing Your Photos » Fixing Composition Problems » Rotating Photos

There are several reasons why an image might need to be rotated. Maybe the image is displayed horizontally and should be vertical, or the camera wasn’t level when the image was captured. Luckily, rotating and straightening images is easy with Mylio. Rotate Image…

Emailing Photos

Sharing and Exporting Images » Emailing Photos

Emailing photos of important moments to friends, family, or colleagues is a great way to keep in touch. Mylio makes emailing photos quick and easy. Learn More: Emailing Photos on a Computer Emailing Photos on a Phone or Tablet

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 Library. Open Mylio and select a photo, or series of photos. (Learn how to select multiple images.) Click the Share icon from the Quick Actions Bar and…

Import Photos from a Scanner

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos » Import Photos from a Scanner

For the family historian, Mylio 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 Mylio. Scan images using…

Import a Google Photos Library

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos » Import With Online Services » 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…

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 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…

Exporting a Slideshow as a Video

Sharing and Exporting Images » Viewing Multiple Images in 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 and Create an Album of images for your slideshow,…

Editing Your Photos

Editing Your Photos

The #1 reason to edit a photo is to make it look its best. Whether you’re capturing images of your kids, recording moments of a spectacular vacation, or restoring old family photos, editing can help make your images look amazing. Mylio contains essential…

Managing Your Photos

Managing Your Photos

One of our primary goals with Mylio is to help you efficiently manage your photo library. Mylio provides several tools to help keep your images and files organized and multiple views that make finding specific photos simple. Learn More: Browsing the All Photos…

Exporting Adjusted Photos

Editing Your Photos » Editing With Mylio Is Nondestructive » Exporting Adjusted Photos

When you edit an image in Mylio, a record of all adjustments you make are saved in an XMP file. When you export a final image, Mylio applies those adjustments to your photo and generates a finished file that contains all your changes and is ready to send to others,…

Auto-Enhance Photos

Editing Your Photos » Auto-Enhance Photos

Mylio’s Auto Enhance tool makes smart, beautiful edits to your photo with a single click. Use your auto-enhanced photos as a finished image, a learning tool to see how the Tone and Color adjustments affect your photo, or as a starting point for more creative editing.…

Import Facebook Photos

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos » Import With Online Services » Import Facebook Photos

Importing photos from Facebook is a quick and easy way to populate your Mylio Library with some of your favorite photos. To import Facebook photos: Open Mylio and click the Import icon in the Navigation Bar. Select Add media from an online service. …

Import Flickr Photos

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos » Import With Online Services » Import Flickr Photos

Importing photos from Flickr is a quick and easy way to populate your Mylio Library with some of your favorite photos. To import Flickr photos: Open Mylio and click the Import icon in the Navigation Bar. Select Add media from an online service. …

Working with Lightroom as an External Editor

Editing Your Photos » Editing with an External Editor » Editing with Lightroom » Working with Lightroom as an External Editor

Using Mylio’s Photo > Edit with Lightroom option is designed for those who want to use Mylio as their primary photo organizer and wish to access Lightroom’s editing capabilities. !NOTE: This workflow is for images that are NOT already part of an existing Lightroom…

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 and *select a photo*or series of photos. Tap the Share icon in…

Sharing to Facebook on a Mobile Device

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

Mylio 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 and…

Sharing to Instagram on a Mobile Device

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

Mylio 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 and…

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 to Flickr. Open Mylio and select the photo(s), Album, or Folder to export to Flickr. (Click here to learn how to select multiple images.) Click the Share icon in the Quick Actions Bar and choose…

Sharing to Flickr on a Mobile Device

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

Mylio 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 and select…

Importing Photos and Videos

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos

Mylio offers several import options, including working with your current folder structure or moving images to a new, centralized location. Learn More: Import Photos Using Drag and Drop Import From an Internal or External Drive Import Images From a Camera or…

Setting Album Cover Photos

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

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 and select a photo to use as a cover photo. Open the Actions Menu from the Quick Actions Bar. Next to Set…

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 and select a photo to use as a cover photo. Open the Actions Menu from the Quick Actions Bar. Next to Set…

Sharing and Exporting Images

Sharing and Exporting Images

Keeping your photos organized in Mylio is great, but photos are meant to be shared! Mylio offers several ways to export your photos so you can share them via email, social media, create prints, and more. Learn More: Exporting Files Viewing Multiple Images in a…

Backing Up Your Photos

Managing Your Photos » Backing Up Your Photos

Creating a solid backup plan is crucial in protecting your precious photo and video memories. Data experts generally recommend using a 3-2-1 backup strategy: 3 copies of your data 2 local copies on different storage devices 1 off-site copy (usually a cloud…

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 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, social media apps like Twitter and others is quick and easy. If you’d like to customize…

Import From Photos for macOS, Photos for iOS, iPhoto, or Aperture

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos » Import From Photos for macOS, Photos for iOS, iPhoto, or Aperture

Importing photos from Apple Photos, your iPhone or iPad’s Camera Roll, or an iPhoto or Aperture library is a quick and easy way to populate your Mylio Library with some of your favorite photos. Using Mylio With Photos for macOS, iOS, iPadOS, and iCloud Photo…

Import from Photos for macOS

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos » Import From Photos for macOS, Photos for iOS, iPhoto, or Aperture » Import from Photos for macOS

Before using iCloud Photo Library with Mylio’s Photos for macOS import, it is important to configure your Mac with the following settings. Open Photos for macOS. Select Photos > Preferences from the menu bar. Select the iCloud tab. Make sure iCloud Photos is…

Browsing the All Photos View

Managing Your Photos » Browsing the All Photos View

Mylio’s All Photos View lets you scroll through your entire image library and includes a variety of options to sort, search, and filter to find the exact images you’re looking for. Open Mylio and go to the All Photos View. Click the magnifying glass icon…

Join the Mylio Photos Community

Additional Help » Join the Mylio Photos Community

The Mylio Photos Community, located at community.mylio.com, is your hub for Mylio news, events, education, photo sharing, and more. Find other Mylio users and get inspired! Mylio Photos Community FAQs What is the Mylio Photos Community? The Mylio Photos Community…

Adding Photos to an Album

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

Open Mylio and select the image(s) you want to add to an Album. Click on the Actions Menu in the Quick Actions Bar and select Add to Album. Select an existing Album and click Continue or click the button to create a New Album, enter a new Album Name,…

Coming from Photos for macOS

Glossary » Coming from Photos for macOS

If you use Photos for macOS, or have used it in the past, you may notice that Mylio’s terminology is similar, but with a few differences. Albums in Photos are like Albums in Mylio. Albums allow you to group and organize photos without affecting their location on…

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 can handle both scenarios with ease. Learn More: Resizing or Cropping an Image to a…

Setting Cover Photos in People View

Organizing People View » Setting Cover Photos in People View

Setting custom cover photos for People lets you choose your favorite photo to represent a person in the People view. Open Mylio and go to the People View. Open an album for a person and select the image you want to use as the cover photo. Open the…

View and Tag all Untagged Photos

Organizing People View » Tagging People with Facial Recognition » View and Tag all Untagged Photos

The first collection in the People View is the Untagged album. This album contains all images where Mylio has detected a face but hasn’t yet matched or confirmed it with a name in your Mylio Library. Open Mylio and go to the People View, then open the Untagged…

Importing Your Photos Into the Library

Importing Your Photos Into the Library

The first step to organize and protect your photo collection is adding your images to Mylio. Mylio allows you to view all your images in one place. You can consolidate your photos and videos from any source (mobile devices, computers, hard drives, Facebook, Flicker,…

Adjusting Time and Date for Photos

Organizing Your Photos with Metadata » Working with Essential Metadata » Adjusting Time and Date for Photos

It’s simple to check and edit dates and times in your metadata so your photos show in chronological order in Calendar view. An image might need to have its capture date adjusted for several reasons. A few examples: The image was scanned from a print. By…

Sharing on Android Phones and Tablets

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

Open Mylio and select the photo(s), folder(s), or album(s) you want to share. (Click here to learn how to select multiple images.) Tap the Share icon in the Quick Actions Bar to access the Android share menu. The options listed will include social sharing apps…

Sharing on an iPhone or iPad

Sharing and Exporting Images » Sharing to a Social Network » Sharing to Other Platforms on a Mobile Device » Sharing on an iPhone or iPad

Open Mylio and select the photo(s), folder(s), or album(s) you want to share. (Click here to learn how to select multiple images.) Tap the Share icon in the Quick Actions Bar to access the iOS share menu. The options listed will include social sharing apps you…

Sharing Your Library in Guest Mode

Sharing and Exporting Images » Sharing Your Library in Guest Mode

Guest Mode is an option that lets you hand your device to a family member, friend, or client so they can view photos without the risk of them editing, moving, or deleting your images. Guest Mode disables: Moving, deleting, and renaming photos. Showing files in…

Import Photos Using Drag and Drop

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos » Import 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 simple with a Drag and Drop Import option. To add a photo or group of photos to…

Add Categories to Folders or Individual Photos

Organizing Your Photos with Metadata » Working with Essential Metadata » Using Categories to Organize » Add Categories to Folders or Individual Photos

Open Mylio and select a folder or photo(s) in the grid view. Open the Info Panel in the Details Panel. Scroll down to the Categories section and click the + icon. *TIP: Add a Category or edit the Category List by clicking on the Pencil icon in the…

Import From Photos for iOS and iPadOS

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos » Import From Photos for macOS, Photos for iOS, iPhoto, or Aperture » Import From Photos for iOS and iPadOS

Before using iCloud Photo Library with Mylio’s import on a mobile device such as an iPhone or iPad, it is important to configure your device with the following settings. Open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad. Select your name at the top, then select…

Editing with Lightroom

Editing Your Photos » Editing with an External Editor » Editing with Lightroom

Mylio users can integrate Lightroom Classic into their workflow as an external editor or as a companion to an existing Lightroom Classic Catalog. Mylio can detect when Lightroom Classic is installed and will automatically install a plugin for quick and easy editing…

Organizing with Albums

Managing Your Photos » Organizing with Albums

Albums are a useful way to sort and organize photos. Adding a photo to an Album references the Original file but doesn’t move or duplicate it. Albums can be used for a variety of purposes. Here are a few examples: Dream vacation in Hawaii Best of…

Organizing with Folders

Managing Your Photos » Organizing with Folders

Folders in Mylio represent the folders on your computer, external hard drives, and other devices that contain your original photos and videos. Browsing the Folders view in Mylio allows you to explore the folder structure of the folders on your computer, external hard…

Changing Export and Sharing Settings on Mobile Devices

Sharing and Exporting Images » Exporting Files » Changing Export and Sharing Settings on Mobile Devices

Phones and tablets offer similar export options to those on a computer, but they need to be configured before initiating an export. Open Mylio, access the View Menu and choose Settings. Select Export & Sharing. Choose from the following…

Setting Capture Dates for Photos Without an Exact Date

Organizing Your Photos with Metadata » Working with Essential Metadata » Adjusting Time and Date for Photos » Setting Capture Dates for Photos Without an Exact Date

If the date and time setting on a photo is incorrect but you don’t know the exact date it was captured, you can set a Date Range in Mylio. This unique feature allows you to assign an estimated year, decade, or custom date range to photos and videos. By placing these…

Import With Online Services

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » Importing Photos and Videos » Import With Online Services

Over the years, you may have shared hundreds or thousands of photos on social media platforms like Facebook or Flickr – but when was the last time you looked at those photos? Mylio makes it simple to import these images so you can enjoy and preserve them. Learn…

Understanding Syncing with Mylio

Keeping Your Library in Sync » Understanding Syncing with Mylio

Mylio uses a peer-to-peer connection to sync your photos, videos, and files between your devices safely and extremely quickly. Peer-to-peer connections do not rely on an external platform like the cloud to transfer photos. Instead, your devices can talk to each…

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…

Working with Preview Files

Editing Your Photos » Requirements for Editing » Working with Preview Files

Mylio can help save space on your devices by making optimized Previews. These files take up significantly less disk space and are perfect for laptops, tablets, and phones where storage space may be limited. Preview files are fully editable and offer the same…

Working With Original Files

Editing Your Photos » Requirements for Editing » Working With Original Files

An Original file simply means the type of file you added to Mylio. These could be from a digital camera, smartphone, or a scanned image. Original files are fully editable in Mylio on all your devices. Originals are full-quality files that vary in size but are…

Working with Edit Presets

Editing Your Photos » Working with Edit Presets

Mylio Presets allow you to make instant changes to your photo with a single click. Each Preset includes a saved set of adjustments that apply a unique, stylized look to your photograph. You can use the presets included or create your own. Learn More: Using a…

Working with Essential Metadata

Organizing Your Photos with Metadata » Working with Essential Metadata

Mylio 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. Learn More: The Info Panel Using Categories to Organize Adjusting Time and Date…

Editing with an External Editor

Editing Your Photos » Editing with an External Editor

For most people, the Edit adjustments in Mylio are sufficient. But if your workflow involves other photo-editing applications, Mylio can easily work with them. Learn More: Edit Using the Open With command Editing with Lightroom

Editing With Mylio Is Nondestructive

Editing Your Photos » Editing With Mylio Is Nondestructive

Nondestructive editing preserves and protects your Original files. It allows you to edit and adjust your photos freely with the option to reset back to their original, unedited state at any time. All edits made in Mylio are stored in the Mylio Catalog and can be…

Tagging People with Facial Recognition

Organizing People View » Tagging People with Facial Recognition

It’s simple to add name tags to photos of friends and family in Mylio. Mylio’s face recognition scans your photos for images with people and if a face is detected, the app will highlight the face with a circle, and ask you to identify the person. As you tag people…

Working with an established Lightroom Catalog

Editing Your Photos » Editing with an External Editor » Editing with Lightroom » Working with an established Lightroom Catalog

If you have an established Lightroom Classic workflow, you can easily include Mylio in your workflow for advanced organization and syncing across all your devices. Folders of images on your computer and external drives imported into Lightroom can also be watched by…

Working with an Unsupported Raw File

Welcome to Mylio » Supported File Types and Cameras » Working with an Unsupported Raw File

In some cases, you may encounter files that Mylio cannot read. Unsupported files come in two types: Unsupported files that Mylio can import Unsupported files that Mylio cannot import The most common unsupported files will be Raw files from a newer or much…

Edit Using the Open With command

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

To edit in an external photo editor: Select a photo or group of photos then go to the Photo Menu (in the top menu bar). Mouse over Open With and choose the editing application you wish to use. *TIP: Learn how to select multiple images from a computer. Edit as…

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…

Choosing a Vault

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » The Importance of a Vault » Choosing a Vault

When choosing a device to serve as your Vault, it’s important to consider the size of your Mylio Library. Your Mylio Vault can be any device or cloud storage with enough space to store your entire Mylio Library. Popular options include external hard drives, NAS…

Printing a Photo

Sharing and Exporting Images » Printing a Photo

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

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…

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 offers useful presets to help you…

Sharpening a Photo

Editing Your Photos » Controlling Details » Sharpening a Photo

Mylio’s 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…

Creating a Slideshow

Sharing and Exporting Images » Viewing Multiple Images in a Slideshow » Creating a Slideshow

Mylio can create two different types of slideshows: automatic and manual. Automatic Slideshows let you quickly display a Folder or Album of photos. Manual Slideshows are created from a customized Album where you choose the order the photos are shown. Learn…

Join a Webinar

Additional Help » Join a Webinar

Getting up and running with Mylio 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…

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…

Customizing a Watermark

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

Mylio 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…

Creating and Populating Albums with Mylio Clipboard

Managing Your Photos » Organizing with Albums » Creating and Populating Albums with Mylio Clipboard

The Mylio Clipboard is a convenient tool that allows you to temporarily store photos when moving them between Folders, Albums, and other views. Open Mylio and go to the Album View. Click the + icon in the Quick Actions Bar to add a new Album. Add an…

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. Choose from the following settings: Paper Size – Opens your system print options. Choose your printer and paper size. Photo Size – Choose from…

Create a Manual Slideshow

Sharing and Exporting Images » Viewing Multiple Images in a Slideshow » Creating a Slideshow » Create a Manual Slideshow

Open Mylio and Create an Album of images for your slideshow, then double-click on the Album to view the images. Access the View 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 Library » Adding a Cloud Service

Mylio offers the option to upload your photos to a cloud service as a Vault for additional protection and easy access to original files. If a device is lost, stolen, or broken, you can retrieve all synced media from the cloud service and fully repopulate your…

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…

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. Choose Print. Select a printer and follow the on-screen instructions. Options will vary depending on the printer selected. !NOTE: Printing from an Android device…

Removing a Device From Mylio

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

Unregistering a device from Mylio will remove the device from your account and stop Mylio from syncing photos and videos with that device. This can be done from the Dashboard view in Mylio or in a browser from your Mylio account. Remove a Device From the Mylio…

Adding a Phone or Tablet

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

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

Manually Add a Face Tag

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

In some cases, Mylio 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 face…

Renaming a Group of Images

Organizing Your Photos 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 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 selection…

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’s Noise Reduction settings can help reduce the appearance…

The Importance of a Vault

Importing Your Photos Into the Library » The Importance of a Vault

Protecting your photo memories is a fundamental part of Mylio. 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 contains your…

Selecting Multiple Images on a Computer

User Interface Overview » Desktop Interface Overview » Selecting Multiple Images on a Computer

As you work with your Mylio 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 makes it easy to work with several photos at once. Using the Select All Command …

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.

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. (Learn how to select multiple images on a computer.) Choose from the following settings: File Type JPEG – useful for web and multimedia…

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…

Setting a Custom Device Sync Policy

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

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

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 Tone section, and click the Show More button. Click on the…

Using Flutter to Browse a Folder

Managing Your Photos » Organizing with Folders » Using Flutter to Browse a Folder

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

Viewing Multiple Images in a Slideshow

Sharing and Exporting Images » Viewing Multiple Images in a Slideshow

Slideshows are a great way to showcase your favorite photos. Mylio has several tools that allow you to create the perfect slideshow to share with family and friends. Learn More: Creating a Slideshow Exporting a Slideshow as a Video

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, go to the Dashboard view and choose Devices. Select the device you’re currently using and open the Device Quality settings. Expand the Advanced Settings, then choose Thumbnails or Auto Optimized under Device Quality. Expand the…

Downloading and Installing on a Computer

Installing and Activating Mylio » Downloading and Installing on a Computer

Visit Mylio.com. Click the Download button in the top-right corner. Mylio will detect your current device and offer the correct download for your machine. Additionally, you’ll find download links for all supported platforms lower on the Mylio web page. …