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Flickr is an online photo and video management platform which is used by professionals and amateur photography enthusiasts. It is used to share and store photos and videos. It was founded on February 10, 2004, by Steward Butterfield and Caterina Fake in Canada and is headquartered in the United States. In 2004, Flickr was a popular way for professional and amateur photographers to host photos and videos in high resolution.

In 2005, Flickr was purchased by Yahoo for approximately $25 million (18 million euros). It is now owned by SmugMug and headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Flickr is available for windows, android, and IOS operating systems. Sometimes people face problems like uploading issues, app not working, etc while using Flickr on android devices. Here’s how you can solve all these problems.

Flickr App

Flickr only deals with high-quality photos and videos. It provides you with tools, through which you can manage your account and organize your photos and videos. The Flickr app is used to surf and upload photos and videos. It offers you fewer features than the website.

Flickr app is simple to use and anyone can learn it in a day or less. Flickr app provides you with features like feed, Flickr search, notifications, stats, camera roll, groups, albums, etc. You can also join groups through the Flickr app and share your photos with people in the group.

Sometimes Flickr app can give you a hard time by not working properly. It can ruin your experience with Flickr. You can do the following things to solve the problems.

Install or Uninstall Flickr app

To solve your problem, first, you have to uninstall your Flickr app and then reinstall it. Here’s how you can do it.

Install the Flickr app on android.

  1. Open Google play store, and search Flickr
  2. Tap on the Flickr app, and click on the install icon.
  3. Now your app is installed and ready to use.

Install the Flickr app on IOS.

  1. On the app store, search Flickr.
  2. Now select the Flickr app and Click the download icon.
  3. Now your app is installed and ready to use.

Uninstall the Flickr app on android.

  1. Open the Google play store, and search Flickr.
  2. Tap on the Flickr app, and click on the uninstall icon.
  3. Now your Flickr app is uninstalled from your device.

Uninstall the Flickr app on IOS.

  1. On your Home Screen, tap and hold any app.
  2. All apps will start to shake.
  3. Now to uninstall the Flickr app you have to click on the X in the corner of the app.
  4. Click delete.
  5. Now your Flickr app is uninstalled from your device.

Now if re-installing the Flickr app does not solve your problem then read the rest of the article carefully.

Uploading Issues With Flickr App.

You can upload photos on Flickr manually or through Auto-Uploadr.

Guidelines while using Auto-Uploadr.

  1. If you are uploading the photos through Auto-Uploadr and force stop the app. The Auto-Uploadr will pause.
  2. Only photos and videos from your default folder will be uploaded.
  3. Items that haven’t been uploaded before get backed up.
  4. A Fast internet connection is needed to upload big files.
  5. Supported File Formats: Photo Formats – JPEG, PNG, and GIF should be non-animated, and if the file is not in these formats then all the formats will be converted to JPEG. Video Formats – MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, MPEG, 3GP, M2TS, OGG, OGV.

Users with a free account can only upload 1000 photos and videos and if you want to upload more than 1000 photos and videos on Flickr, you can switch from free to a pro account. It will cost you $6.99 per month or $60 per year.

Guidelines while uploading photos manually.

  1. Raw photos are not supported on Flickr.
  2. The Maximum Photo-size limit is 200MB and the Maximum Video- size limit is 1GB.
  3. The Maximum resolution for videos is 1080p
  4. You can upload any length of the video. If you can’t upload your video, try changing the format of the video.
  5. You cannot upload restricted photos and videos.

Why Won’t My Flickr App Work?

  1. Your device does not have enough storage to run Flickr. Try clearing up the space.
  2. Update the App
  3. Try reinstalling the app.
  4. Reboot the device and login into your account again.
  5. Update your operating system.
  6. You don’t have a stable internet connection. Get a high-speed plan.

Conclusion

Flickr is an amazing online community full of passionate photographers. Flickr provides you with features that no one does. It is a perfect tool for photographers.

If you face any problem while using the Flickr app just follow these simple steps given above and if your problem doesn’t solve then just submit a request at https://www.flickrhelp.com/hc/en-us/requests/new .

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