1.    28 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10 Home Edition 64 bit

    How do I get the photo import app to only import new pictures?

    The Windows 10 app for importing photos imports all photos. Is there a way to get it to only import new photos? Otherwise I have to uncheck all the ones that have already been imported.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    29 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 1,648
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1607 Build 14393.105

    The W10 photo app keeps track of photos that have already been downloaded so once you have downloaded your images they will not be selected the next time you insert your memory card or connect your camera.

    If this is not happening for you it may be because you have just started using it and so you have pictures on your camera or memory card that were downloaded via another route. To get around this you need to delete all the pictures off the camera or memory card that you have already downloaded and then when you next insert the card you will only be downloading new ones and the W10 photo app will keep track of this for you.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    29 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10 Home Edition 64 bit

    I imported all the pictures (not that many) that were on my iPhone and now it keeps track of just the new ones. Thanks Philc43!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Change default photo import program
Whenever I plug a photo card in to my PC, the new Photo Viewer program is launched (which doesn't find the card but that doesn't matter as I don't want to use that program anyway). How can I change the default import program to one of my choice...
Software and Apps
How to put "Import pictures/videos using WindowsExplorer" in AutoPlay?
Hi all, Whenever I connect my camera, I see these options: 56703 I have no interest in using the rubbish "Photos app" to import my pictures. I want to use the built-in Import Wizard in Windows 10, which can be found by going to "This PC"...
General Support
import of pictures on Win 10 machine
Start, right click, Control Panel, Hardware and Devices: my camera (Nikon D7000) comes up. Import pictures fails. The error message says: 'no pictures or videos were found on this device'. Did the same thing on my Windows 7 machine (good thing...
General Support
When plugging iphone in to import pictures. Difference from Windows 8
In Windows 8, I would plug my phone in and it would display all the pictures on the phone and highlight the new ones. I would then click IMPORT. Boom. Done. With Windows 10 it doesnt seem as straight forward. I plug my phone in and sometimes...
Software and Apps
No way to import bookmarks?
In the Edge browser is there no way to import bookmarks? They've shown up in Spartan but not this time with 10122. Jim
Browsers and Email
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:21.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 10 Forums