How to Automatically Backup Photos from iPhone to Flickr?

Flickr is a photo and video sharing service by Yahoo. It allows you to backup photos and videos, organize, edit and share them to social networking sites. By using Flickr's batch organization and sharing feature, you can share your photos directly from Flickr to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Flickr has a powerful search tool which helps you to get your photos faster, even if you have thousands of photos. Flickr understands your photo's date, time, place, scenes, objects which is helpful to organize your photos.

Here are the steps to Backup Photos from iPhone to Flickr:


  1. Go to https://www.flickr.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Download "Flickr App" on your iPhone from the App store & launch it.
  3. During the initial setup, Flickr will prompt you to setup your automatic photo & video backups. Choose any of the two options available i.e. upload photos on your data connection and WiFi, or only WiFi. Tap "Done" button to automatically backup iPhone photos to Flickr.
  4. You have another option to automatically backup iPhone photos to Flickr, open "Flickr app" on your iPhone.
  5. Tap your "Profile" icon.
  6. Tap "Setting" icon.
  7. Tap "Auto Sync".
  8. Move the slider button next to 'Auto Sync' from left to right to turn it ON.
  9. Tap "Upload photos". You will see two options 'Over Wi-Fi or mobile network' & 'Over Wi-Fi only. Choose any one option to automatically backup photos to Flickr. Now anything you add in the camera folder on your iPhone will be automatically backup up to Flickr.

You can install PicBackMan's Flickr uploader for Mac from the website and start backing up photos and videos.

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