How to Sync an Android Gallery With iPhoto via Dropbox?

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The Android OS lacks built-in syncing with Apple software and products. Google and Apple are direct competitors in the mobile devices market. There are several different ways to sync an Android Gallery with iPhoto on Mac computer. The best way to sync Android gallery with iPhoto is combining Dropbox with the Automator utility on your Mac. It is a free option to automatically sync Android gallery to iPhoto. You need to download and install 'Dropbox" application on your Android phone and Mac computer. Dropbox has a feature 'Camera Upload' which allows you to automatically backup photos and videos to your Dropbox account. You can sync all your photos and videos with Dropbox by turning ON the 'Camera Upload' feature.

Following are the steps to Sync an Android Gallery With iPhoto via Dropbox:

  1. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Download "Dropbox App" on your Android phone from the Play store & launch it.
  3. Open "Dropbox App" on your Android phone.
  4. Tap "Camera upload" icon located at top left corner of the screen.
  5. Tap "Turn on Camera Upload" option.
  6. Move the slider button next to 'Include videos' from left to right to turn it ON.
  7. Tap "Turn on Camera Upload" button located bottom on the screen.
  8. Now anything you add in the Camera Upload folder on your Android phone will be automatically backed up to Dropbox account.
  9. Download & install "Dropbox desktop application" on your Mac. It creates a folder on your systems hard disk. The folder is named "Dropbox".
  10. Click "Finder" icon in the dock and then launch "Automator" from the "Applications" folder.
  11. Go to "Spotlight" and select "Automator" option.
  12. Select "Folder Action" and click "Choose" button.
  13. Search "iPhoto" in the search box.
  14. Select "Import Files into iPhoto" option from the given list.
  15. Drag "Import Files into iPhoto" variable from Automator sidebar to the editing pane.
  16. A pop up window opens up. It give you a option to choose source folder.
  17. Click "Choose folder" button and select the "Camera Upload" folder contained within your "Dropbox" folder.
  18. Click "Choose" button.
  19. You will get options to import those photos. Choose "Existing album" or "New album" option to store your photos.
  20. click "File" tab and select "Save" button.

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