How do I upload pictures to Shutterfly?

Answered by Jeremy Urbaniak

To upload photos to Shutterfly using the app, follow these steps:

1. Download and Install the Shutterfly App: Go to the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, search for “Shutterfly,” and download the app onto your device.

2. Login or Create an Account: Open the app and either log in with your existing Shutterfly website credentials or create a new account if you don’t have one already. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the login or registration process.

3. Tap the “Upload” Icon: Once you’re logged in, you’ll see a menu at the bottom of the screen. Tap the “Upload” icon, which looks like a cloud with an arrow pointing up. This will take you to the upload page.

4. Select Photos from your Device: On the upload page, you’ll see a list of photo albums on your device. Tap on the album containing the photos you want to upload. If you want to select multiple albums, tap the checkbox next to each album.

5. Choose the Photos to Upload: Inside the selected album, you’ll see all the photos it contains. Tap on the photos you want to upload. A checkmark will appear on the selected photos. You can select multiple photos by tapping on each one.

6. Start the Upload: After selecting the desired photos, tap the “Upload” button at the bottom of the screen. The app will begin uploading the selected photos to your Shutterfly account. You’ll see a progress bar indicating the upload status.

7. Monitor the Upload Progress: While the photos are uploading, you can monitor the progress on the screen. The app will display the number of photos being uploaded and the total number of photos selected for upload.

8. Edit or Add Details (optional): Once the upload is complete, you can choose to edit or add details to your uploaded photos. Tap on a photo, and you’ll see options to crop, rotate, add captions, apply filters, or adjust the brightness and contrast. You can also add the photos to existing or new albums.

9. Share or Order Prints: After editing and organizing your uploaded photos, you can choose to share them with others or order prints directly from the app. Tap on the photo you want to share or print, and you’ll see options to share via email, social media, or messaging apps. You can also order prints, photo books, or other personalized products from Shutterfly.

10. Access Uploaded Photos: Once the upload is complete, you can access your uploaded photos from the Shutterfly app or the Shutterfly website. They will be stored in your account for future use, allowing you to create photo books, cards, calendars, and other personalized items.

That’s it! You’ve successfully uploaded photos to Shutterfly using the app. Enjoy organizing, editing, and sharing your cherished memories with friends and family.