This article explains how to import your photos and videos into the Microsoft Photos app in Windows 11.
The Microsoft Photos app is a built-in image viewer and editor that allows users to view, edit, and organize their photos and images. You can include and display your photos stored on OneDrive within the app.
You can import photos and videos stored on a camera’s SD card, a USB drive, a phone, or another device into the Microsoft Photos app in Windows 11. If you’re using a mobile phone, you might need to change your phone’s USB setting to allow it to transfer photos.
Importing photos and videos into the Photos app in Windows allows you to easily view, edit, and organize your media files in one place. The app provides various features for enhancing and modifying your photos and videos, including cropping, rotating, applying filters, and more.
Additionally, by including your OneDrive storage, you can access your media files from anywhere and on any device. Importing your media files into the Photos app is a convenient way to manage your photos and videos on your Windows 11 device.
Import photos and videos into the Photos app
As mentioned above, you can import your photos and videos stored on a camera’s SD card, a USB drive, a phone, or another device to easily view, edit, and organize your media files in one place.
Here’s how to do that.
First, open the Photos app. You can do that from the Start menu or select it from the All apps list.
Use a USB cable to connect your device to the PC.
Next, select Import from the Photos app bar. Your devices will automatically show under Connected devices.
Choose your device from the list of connected devices.
Select the photos and videos you would like to import. Choose the location of the destination folder for Import.
Decide if you want to permanently delete the photos and videos from your importing device by checking or unchecking the Delete items after import button.
That should do it!
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