Flickr Tips

How to automatically backup videos from Android to Flickr?

Flickr is an image hosting & video hosting website created by Ludicorp. Flickr was launched in February 2004 & acquired by Yahoo in 2005. Flickr allows you to backup photos & videos to cloud storage and access them from anywhere. Flickr offers mobile version of the service for Android, iOS, PlayStation Vita, Windows Phone operating systems & an optimised mobile website. Flickr offers 3 types of accounts i.e Free, Ad Free & Doublr. The free account includes 1 TB of storage space with limit of 200MB per photo & 1GB per video. Flickr offers 2TB of storage space for Doublr account.

Here are the steps to Automatically backup videos from Android phone 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. If you have 'Flickr app' installed on your Android phone, launch it. Or else download it from the Google Play store.

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 videos on your data connection and WiFi, or only WiFi. Tap "Done" button located at the top right corner of the screen to automatically backup Android videos to Flickr.

4. You have another option to automatically backup Android videos to Flickr, open "Flickr app" on your Android phone.

5. Tap "Profile" icon located at top of the screen.

6. Tap "Turn ON Auto Sync" button.

7. Move the slider button next to 'Auto Sync' from left to right to turn it ON.

8. 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 videos to Flickr. Now anything you add in the camera folder on your Android phone will be automatically backup up to Flickr.

UPDATE:
If you are looking for an automatic Photo and video uploader for Android device, try PicBackMan. It's the fastest photo and video uploader.