Import Digital Photos and Scans

Learn » Organize your family history.Family Historian

Estimated time: 30 minutes
Mylio helps you bring all your photos into one organized library so you can preserve, protect, and pass on your family legacy.

Get Mylio on Your Computer

  1. Visit on your computer.
  2. Download and install Mylio.
  3. Sign in with a username and password.
  4. The setup wizard will help you with your first import.
  5. Make additional imports using the import arrow () in the top right.

Get Mylio on Your Mobile Devices

  1. Visit on that device.
  2. Download Mylio from the App Store or Play Store.
  3. Sign in the same way on all your devices. Use the same email/password, or use the same third-party sign in.
  4. Open Mylio on your mobile device.
  5. Open the View Menu () in the top right.
  6. Click Settings.
  7. Click Import.
  8. Click Add Media Library.

Add Physical Photos

To add physical photos you’d like to secure forever, scan those photos. You can scan them yourself or send them to a scanning service.

Option One

If you scan them yourself, the scanning software will let you pick a destination for your files.

  • Choose the Mylio Pictures folder (or any subfolder).
  • Add the media to that folder.
  • Mylio automatically imports those pictures to your library.

Option Two

If you send your photos to a scanning service, they will send you digital versions of your files.

  • If you get those files back through a Cloud service, add that Cloud service to Mylio.
  • Mylio supports Amazon Drive, Google Drive, and OneDrive.
  • Go to the Dashboard ( ).
  • In the Devices section, click the ADD button.
  • Select the location of your digital photos.