1.    13 Oct 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Auto Import photos in Windows 10 - Need help!!

    Hi All,

    I've been looking everywhere for a fix but unable to find.

    In Windows 7, i used to set autoplay to import photos upon detection of memory card and set import settings for photos accordingly ie. i set photos to tag on import, not rotate, erase from memory card once finished and also set default upload directory. Basically, as soon as i plugged in my device, Windows 7 would automatically detect photos in memory card of said camera, upload photos according to my preferences and all this was done silently no user interaction.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.PNG 
Views:	18 
Size:	17.9 KB 
ID:	105860

    Now with Windows 10, i can right click on the camera once detected and click import photos and videos which gives me the option to set tag/photo upload directory/rotate pictures on or off/etc etc as i used to do with Windows 7 (same windows as above)....and then i click on autoplay settings and set to import photos.

    When i turn off and on the camera once i made the changes above, the autoplay uses the new windows photo app to try and upload photos, not the settings i specified earlier or the old auto app handler in windows 7, so it is not working properly or silenty??

    Anyone have a fix for this?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    13 Oct 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,451
    windows 10

    Welcome to the forum. What is the camera as a lot have their own software which can import to your requirements and the software is free
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    13 Oct 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thank You,

    Unfourtunately the business has several different models and normally we used to just use the default windows handler for auto import of photos to set directory which worked fine...until Windows 10. I need to implement auto import again.

    Basically i want to stop Windows 10 from using the Windows Photo app to import my photos, and instead let the old handler import them automatically.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    14 Oct 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 2,076
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    The simple task of auto importing photos is difficult to configure in newer versions of Windows - see http://www.eightforums.com/software-...matically.html

    I now either cut and paste photos from my camera memory card to the photo folder I want or copy photos via WiFi from the camera which imports them into a standard import folder from where I copy them to where I want.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  5.    14 Oct 2016 #5
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Los Angeles
    Posts : 1,031
    Windows 10 Pro
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
How to import photos from folder (not an external device)
Is there a way to import photos from a folder? In other words, I would like to us the import photo feature commonly found in picture editing applications, but would like to point to a folder on my desktop (c:\ drive) rather than a camera or...
Software and Apps
Access Denied Error. Can't erase photos after import...
Hello Everyone, I have the iPhone 6s plus. I am using windows 10 pro. I am having an access denied error when trying to erase the photos-videos after import. I can't find the answer anywhere. I am hoping you guys can throw out some ideas. I...
General Support
How to import/save photos already on screen, to computer?
I put the memory card from my Nikon dig. camera into my card reader, I plugged the card reader into my computer USB, and the photos appear on the screen. But, there’s no clickable link at all for me to import and/or save them. I need to send...
General Support
Turn On or Off Auto Save Photos and Videos to OneDrive in Windows 10
Turn On or Off Auto Save Photos and Videos from Devices to OneDrive in Windows 10 In Windows 10, you can automatically save photos and videos to OneDrive whenever you connect a camera, phone, or other device to your PC. This tutorial will show...
import photos from camera
I can't seem to figure out why the folder where the photos are is what opens up when I plug in a usb camera and not the photo app. I have autoplay enabled and photo as my default photo viewer.
Drivers and Hardware
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 11:08.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App

Windows 10 Forums