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How do I start uploading photos?

Uploading photos is easy - simply click on "Upload" in the top menu, click on "Add files" and add photos and/or videos you want to upload.

If you want to upload your photos faster using drag & drop, download and install our Desktop Uploader. And if you want to upload from your iPhone or iPad, get our free iOS apps.

How many photos can I upload at once?

You can upload as many as 2000 photos in one go. If you have more to upload, you'll need to do it in batches.

How do I create albums?

It's very easy! Just click on your username to go to your account and then hover your mouse over "Albums". Then select "Create new album" from the drop-down menu.

How do I add photos to albums?

Upload some photos to DropShots and hover your mouse over them, then click on the tick mark to select them. Once you've selected all photos you want to add to an album, click on the "Move" link on the right-hand side and select the album you want to move the photos to.

How are my photos organized?

Your photos are automatically organized by the date when they were uploaded or by the date they were taken if your camera has an option to embed EXIF data.

How can I move a photo/video to a different album?

Click on the right arrow in the Action List and select the album you want to move the picture or video to.

Can I edit my photos online?

Sure! Click on the photo you want to edit and then hover your mouse over it. There you will see a number of options. The first one will let you apply filters and adjust your photos.

Is there a way to allow my family and friends to download my photos from DropShots?

You can allow others to download your content by going to Settings and checking the "Allow my visitors to download my photos / videos" checkbox. Don't forget to check your privacy settings to make sure that only your friends can view and download content from your family albums and not just any visitor.

I want to share a photo on Facebook. How do I do that?

Just click on any photo to enlarge it, hover your mouse over it and click on the sharing icon on the right. You will see a number of sharing options including Facebook, Twitter, Google and more.

Can I import photos from my other accounts?

Currently you can import photos from Instagram, Facebook and Flikr. To do that, hover over "Import" in the menu and select the service from which you want to import photos. Then follow the prompts.

How can I download files from DropShots?

To download files from DropShots, you'll first need to log into your account. Then you can click on the down arrow next to the photo you want to download. If the photo owner has given you the permission to download, you'll be able to download the file.

I want to post a photo I have on DropShots to my blog. How can I embed it?

Simply open the picture or video you want to embed and click the "<>" icon next to it. Copy the code and paste it to your blog or website.