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Upload Photos and Videos to Flickr
3 months ago Updated
This is what Flickr is all about; a place for you to store or show off those moments captured in your photos in videos. This article will help tell you how to get them uploaded.
 
From a Desktop Web Browser, Upload to Flickr from Any Page
  1. Click the Upload icon at the top right of the page.
  2. Click Choose Photos and Videos.
  3. Select your items and click Open.
  4. Add or edit title, description, tags, people, albums, or groups.
  5. Confirm owner settings - license, privacy, content filters.
  6. Click Upload.
From the iOS App:
  1. Open the app and tap on the camera icon.
  2. Tap the image in the bottom left of the screen. This will take you to your iOS Albums. (You can also long press on the camera icon to go directly to your albums).
  3. Find the photos/videos you want to upload, tap on each one, and then tap Next.
  4. Give your masterpiece a title and tap Done.
  5. If desired, share your photo on social media sites using the icons at the bottom of your screen.
  6. Confirm visibility setting - Public, Friends, Family, Friends & Family, or Private.
  7. Optional: add location.
  8. Tap the Album icon on the bottom right of your screen to choose an existing album, or create a new one, to add your photo/video to. Select the Album and tap Save.
  9. You’re all done! Tap Share to upload.
From the Android App:
  1. Open the app and click on the camera icon.
  2. Tap the image in the bottom left of the screen. This will take you to your Albums.
  3. Find the photos/videos you want to upload, tap on each one, and then tap Done.
  4. Give your masterpiece a title and tap Done.
  5. If desired, share your photo on social media sites using the icons at the bottom of your screen..
  6. Confirm visibility setting - Public, Friends, Family, Friends & Family, or Private.
  7. Optional: add location.
  8. Tap the Album icon on the bottom right of your screen to choose an existing album, or create a new one, to add your photo/video to. Select the Album and tap Save
  9. You’re all done! Tap Share to upload.
To get a visual on uploading via mobile, check out our Flickr FAQ's: Uploading from the Flickr Mobile App to walk you through. 
How to Automatically Backup Your Photos to Flickr (Pro Only)
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Upload Limitations
You can upload just about anything to Flickr, but there are some limits to which file types and video formats that we support. To learn more check out our upload requirements article.
 
Running into Issues Uploading Your Content?
Use these troubleshooting steps to get you over any upload speed bumps you encounter.
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