Importing with Copy

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Mylio has a variety of import options that will bring your photos into the Mylio Library. This article will walk you through using the Copy option and what it means.

When you select this option, Mylio will duplicate a folder and its contents into the Mylio library.

Importing with Copy

  1. Launch Mylio and select Import icon from the top right corner.
  2. Select Copy.
  3. Locate and select the folder(s) that you wish to import into Mylio.
  4. With the folders selected, confirm you want to import these folders at the bottom right. The import options will be displayed.
  5. Mylio offers two kinds of import. A simple import, which is the default, and an advanced import, which can be toggled on by selecting “Show Advanced Import Settings” under Mylio’s advanced settings.

    1. Simple Import:
      1. Verify the source of the import, the photo count, and import size.
      2. Exclude Suspected Duplicates – exclude images that Mylio believes are duplicates of images already in your library.
      3. Delete Files After Import – delete files from their original location once they are copied to your Mylio Library.
    2. Advanced Import: 
      1. Verify the source of the import, the photo count, and import size.
      2. Exclude Suspected Duplicates – exclude images that Mylio believes are duplicates of images already in your library.
      3. Delete Files After Import – delete files from their original location once they are copied to your Mylio Library.
      4. File Naming – set up a rule to rename your files as they import.
      5. Folder Organization – choose if you wish to import the top level selected folder or just the contained media.
      6. Add Folder Name to Keywords
      7. Keywords – add a specific keyword, or set of keywords, to all imported media.
  6. Once you’ve verified that all your import is set up correctly, select continue to choose where you would like your photos to be imported.
  7. Select Import Now to finish your import.

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