1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Hey everyone,

    I picked up a DSLR camera recently and I'm wondering if there is an easy way to get them into my camera roll so they they will sync to my phone. I uploaded them to the camera roll folder in one drive, but when I open the photos app on my phone they don't show up. I'm guessing this is essentially a one way sync on the phone?

    Anyone have a solution?

    Thanks!
    12-09-2015 07:57 PM
  2. etphoto's Avatar
    Try opening your onedrive app and see if you see the folder there. What OS are you using, WP 8.1 or WP10?
    RumoredNow likes this.
    12-09-2015 08:33 PM
  3. ade333's Avatar
    yes, I do see them there, but it takes quite a while to then transfer them to my phone, which makes sharing them difficult. And I'm using 8.1 but I'd be fine with a solution on 10
    12-09-2015 09:16 PM
  4. RumoredNow's Avatar
    xfer the files to PC and then to phone. It will be much better that way. It does take a long while to propagate off OneDrive if you have GB of data you are trying to pull down from a fresh start.
    920Walker likes this.
    12-09-2015 10:23 PM
  5. etphoto's Avatar
    Also, if u want them on your phone make sure u r altering the size of the image so it doesn't take as long to transfer and take up all the free space on your phone / SD card.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    12-10-2015 06:15 PM
  6. DCProjMgr's Avatar
    I think that a better workflow for you would be to transfer the pics directly from the camera to the phone. Then they are immediately available for sharing. Does your DSLR have built-in WiFi? If so, do an Internet search to find out how to make a direct connection to the WiFi on your phone.


    Even if your camera does not have WiFi, you can add it using a EyeFi Mobi SD card. In addition to storing your pictures, the EyeFi Mobi makes a connection to your phone and sends the photos. The regular Mobi sends JPG files only. The Mobil Pro versions send RAW files as we.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    12-11-2015 07:12 PM

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