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Choosing photo preferences on the Flickr mobile app

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Video: Choosing photo preferences on the Flickr mobile app

Now that I'm logged into my Flickr Mobile app, I'm going to do a few settings. And we'll start with the Photo Settings because I think those are very important. Then, we will get into some of the other menus in subsequent movies. So, I'm going to go down here to these two dots right here. This is the More menu. And then, I'm going to just tap on it. And then, from the More menu, I'm going to go to Settings right here. So, I'll tap on that. Now, I'm seeing tapping and you're seeing a mouse pointer. That's because we're doing this on a computer.

Choosing photo preferences on the Flickr mobile app

Now that I'm logged into my Flickr Mobile app, I'm going to do a few settings. And we'll start with the Photo Settings because I think those are very important. Then, we will get into some of the other menus in subsequent movies. So, I'm going to go down here to these two dots right here. This is the More menu. And then, I'm going to just tap on it. And then, from the More menu, I'm going to go to Settings right here. So, I'll tap on that. Now, I'm seeing tapping and you're seeing a mouse pointer. That's because we're doing this on a computer.

So, you'll be using your finger and I'll be using the mouse. Just let me clear that up in case you were wondering what's going on here. Okay. Here we go. So, here are the Photo Filters right here, so I'm going to just scroll those up to the top so we can focus on those. Photo Filters, save to camera roll, upload size and upload on WiFi only, those are the four things that we're going to be looking at. Now, Photo Filters, I highly recommend that you turn these on if you've used Instagram at all and played with those Photo Filters, you know how much fun they are.

Well, the ones in Flickr are even higher quality in terms of the image than the ones on Instagram. And so, if you like to play with your images, turn on Photo Filters, they're a blast and we're actually going to play with them in an upcoming movie. Save to Camera Roll. This is something that generally I recommend that you do. If you play with an image using the Flickr editing tools, and you want that finished product to also be saved to your camera roll, locally on your phone, in addition to being uploaded to Flickr, turn this on. The only reason that you might want to do otherwise, turn it off, is that you have limited space here on your iPhone and you don't want to be adding extra pictures. So, that call is yours, but I do recommend on.

And then, if you're using iCloud in Photo Stream, if you save it to the camera roll those images will also be backed up in a second place, which is never a bad idea, right? Redundancy is good when it comes to backing up our stuff. I'm going to move down here to upload size. Now, I'm actually going to tap on this with my finger. because you have some options. The original, the best quality, that's the biggest that you can get. I recommend that you use that because then, for instance, later on if you want to make a print off of Flickr or something like that, then you have more pixels available to you.

If there's a reason why you would want smaller images, maybe you're concerned about people downloading your stuff off Flickr, that could be one of the reasons. Then, you have these two other options that give you reduced sizes. So, generally speaking, unless you have a compelling reason not to go with these, I think original or best quality is the way to go. So, we have it set that way right now. So, I'm going to tap on Cancel and just leave it that way. And then, our final setting here, upload on Wi-Fi only. If you have a celluar plan restricted data, I'll just tap on this right now, turn this on.

Which means then, you only use data for uploading photos to Flickr when you have a Wi-Fi network available, which generally doesn't cost you anything. Now, if you have a cellular data plan where that's not an issue then you might as well go ahead and turn this off. I just tapped on that again because that way you have a more immediate reaction with Flickr as you work on your photos. So, those are the four basic Photo Settings in the Settings menu. We're going to get to Privacy next. So, stay tuned.

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  1. 1m 34s
    1. Welcome
      1m 34s
  2. 17m 51s
    1. Signing in to the Flickr mobile app
      1m 31s
    2. Choosing photo preferences on the Flickr mobile app
      3m 51s
    3. Setting privacy preferences on the Flickr mobile app
      3m 58s
    4. Enabling sharing on the Flickr mobile app
      1m 51s
    5. Finding friends on the Flickr mobile app
      2m 41s
    6. Exploring Flickr on the Flickr mobile app
      1m 26s
    7. Getting started with Flickr on Android
      2m 33s
  3. 20m 32s
    1. Taking pictures with the Flickr app
      4m 36s
    2. Choosing filters with the Flickr app
      2m 33s
    3. Editing pictures with the Flickr mobile app
      3m 52s
    4. Adding tags and other metadata with the Flickr app
      2m 10s
    5. Setting privacy and adding a venue on the Flickr mobile app
      1m 58s
    6. Adding existing images from your camera roll
      2m 14s
    7. Photography with Flickr on Android
      3m 9s
  4. 16m 51s
    1. Following your contacts via the Flickr mobile app
      4m 4s
    2. Managing your photostream on the Flickr mobile app
      4m 14s
    3. Keeping track of activity on the Flickr mobile app
      1m 33s
    4. Viewing EXIF data
      1m 50s
    5. Marking favorites
      1m 26s
    6. Exploring and sharing with Flickr on Android
      3m 44s
  5. 11m 15s
    1. Creating your Flickr account
      3m 57s
    2. Exploring the homepage
      2m 26s
    3. Adding contacts
      2m 4s
    4. Opting for ad-free
      2m 48s
  6. 15m 36s
    1. Editing your personal information
      3m 40s
    2. Specifying privacy and permissions settings
      6m 25s
    3. Specifying email settings
      3m 18s
    4. Sharing and extending
      2m 13s
  7. 24m 31s
    1. Uploading photos using the upload link
      5m 45s
    2. Using the old Uploadr link
      54s
    3. Using the Flickr Uploadr software
      1m 11s
    4. Uploading from iPhoto
      3m 47s
    5. Uploading from Aperture
      3m 43s
    6. Uploading from Lightroom
      2m 40s
    7. Uploading video clips
      2m 7s
    8. Connecting Flickr to Facebook
      2m 25s
    9. Connecting Flickr to Twitter
      1m 59s
  8. 8m 28s
    1. Getting around in your photostream and lightbox
      2m 40s
    2. Viewing photos as a slideshow
      2m 11s
    3. Sharing photos via email
      1m 16s
    4. Searching techniques
      2m 21s
  9. 11m 40s
    1. Creating and editing titles and descriptions
      1m 39s
    2. Make photos easy to find: Adding tags and searching with tags
      4m 3s
    3. Adding a photo to your map
      3m 0s
    4. Creating notes to identify things in a photo
      1m 12s
    5. Adding the name of someone who appears in a photo
      1m 46s
  10. 5m 48s
    1. Deleting a photo that you've uploaded
      53s
    2. Replacing a photo that you've uploaded
      1m 40s
    3. Changing the license for a photo
      1m 32s
    4. Changing the location where a photo was taken
      1m 8s
    5. Changing the date that a photo was taken or posted
      35s
  11. 19m 14s
    1. Enabling online editing
      1m 22s
    2. Rotating, cropping, and resizing
      3m 58s
    3. Working with Enhance, Brightness, and Saturation
      2m 52s
    4. Sharpening and focus
      2m 35s
    5. Applying effects
      1m 41s
    6. Adding text and frames
      3m 1s
    7. Red-eye, teeth whitening, and blemish removal
      3m 45s
  12. 13m 22s
    1. Creating a set
      2m 46s
    2. Adding photos to an existing set
      1m 23s
    3. Organizing sets
      59s
    4. Creating collections
      2m 36s
    5. Applying changes to a batch of photos
      2m 43s
    6. Creating a gallery
      1m 58s
    7. Viewing your archives
      57s
  13. 8m 8s
    1. Adding a comment to a photo
      1m 53s
    2. Viewing recent activity on your photos
      42s
    3. Marking a photo as a favorite
      1m 16s
    4. Adding contacts
      1m 7s
    5. Knowing when someone adds you as a contact
      1m 22s
    6. Managing FlickrMail
      1m 48s
  14. 5m 51s
    1. What are groups?
      1m 8s
    2. Joining and contributing to a group
      2m 40s
    3. Starting and administering your own group
      2m 3s
  15. 10m 11s
    1. Exploring the Explore page
      1m 4s
    2. Perusing The Commons
      1m 18s
    3. Looking at the Getty collection
      1m 18s
    4. Exploring the galleries
      1m 23s
    5. Charting the World Map
      1m 37s
    6. Accessing the App Garden
      1m 3s
    7. Finding cameras with the Camera Finder
      1m 29s
    8. Reading the Flickr blog
      59s
  16. 11m 42s
    1. Single-key keyboard shortcuts
      1m 35s
    2. Printing your Flickr images
      1m 36s
    3. Viewing your stats
      1m 49s
    4. Seeing what's popular on your Flickr page
      1m 58s
    5. Reviewing your Flickr profile
      1m 23s
    6. Editing your cover photo
      1m 45s
    7. Grabbing the embed code
      1m 36s
  17. 1m 2s
    1. Next steps
      1m 2s

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