How to Fix Upload Issues with Flickr Mobile App?

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You can upload photos and videos to Flickr using Auto-Uploadr or uploading them manually. You can use the given steps to fix upload issues with the Flickr app, whether you are using Auto-Uploadr or manually.

Here are the steps to Fix Upload Issues with Flickr Mobile App:


Update the Flickr app: Make sure that you are using the upgraded or current version of Flickr app. If not, then go to your device's app store and upgrade it.

Update your Operating System: Make sure to update your device's operating system. Because, Flickr works best on the current version of mobile device operating systems.

Use a Stable Connection: If you are using low quality internet connection, then you will cause the upload issues. So make sure to use a stable and best quality internet connection. If you are having an issue on mobile data then use a Wi-Fi connection (or vise versa). If you are using Auto-Uploadr, then update your settings to use both Wi-Fi and Cellular connection.

Don't Access Flickr from Other Mobile Devices: During the upload process, if you try to access Flickr from another mobile device, then it can interrupt the upload stream.

Enable Background Refresh (iOS only): Background Refresh on iOS helps Flickr upload content while the app is not front and center. To enable Background Refresh, tap "Settings" app on your iOS device > "General" : "Background App Refresh". Move the slider from left to right to turn ON "Background App Refresh". Locate "Flickr" and then slide the toggle to the right.

Keep the app open (iOS Only): Keep your Flickr app open while uploading your photos and videos. You can use other apps while Flickr is uploading, but if you "Quit" Flickr app, then it can not upload your photos and videos. Do not double-press the device's "Home Button" and swipe up on Flickr.

Interact with the app regularly (iOS Only):  If you are planning to leave Flickr in the background indefinitely, then make sure to open the Flickr app once a day and interact with it for a few minutes. Keep Videos under 1GB: Flickr has the upload limit for a video file i.e 1GB. So make sure your videos are smaller in size.

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