1.    01 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Importing Pictures from SD card


    I can't get the Photos app to import pictures from my SD card reader. For a while I had Live Photo Viewer as the default import action (can't remember how), but I'd quite like to get it working with a default app. I note that when I right click on my SD drive, I don't get the option to Import photos and videos

    Any suggestions?
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  2.    01 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1709 Build 16299.98

    Hello Nigel,

    Make sure your Autoplay settings for the camera memory card are set to "Import photos and videos (Photos)"

    This should do the trick.

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  3.    01 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
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    I have to ask, since this question has been raised often...but what advantages does this have over copying and pasting the photos from the SD Card? I wouldn't want the system grabbing all the photos and moving them. My photo is a semi-pro photographer, and just uses File Explorer to copy the specific photos to specific directories she creates based on event, shoot, etc.
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  4.    01 Apr 2016 #4
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    Advantage is automatic tagging.
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  5.    01 Apr 2016 #5
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    I am very low tech and old fashioned.
    I just drag/drop.
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  6.    04 Apr 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by nigelmercier View Post
    Advantage is automatic tagging.
    I'm not even sure what that means. I'm guessing my wife doesn't use tagging of any kind. She copy and pastes from the card to the folder she created for each event.
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