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Why I will no longer use auto camera uploads

Why I will no longer use auto camera uploads

Helpful | Level 6
I use to love this feature.. but upon changing phone's camera uploads wants to upload EVERYTHING again. Nope.

1) battery waste
2) data waste
3) time waste
4) processor cycling waste
5) labour waste to then have to
MANUALLY hand managee & delete everything that was just uploaded
6) can instantly kill all your available DB space with a mass upload of undesirable files which then forces even more wasted manual labor

It's a collosal over-sight to not be able to set some sort of date guidelines for when to start uploads. I want to upload starting on XX date going forward. Not photos I carried over from previous phones over the years.
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Re: Why I will no longer use auto camera uploads

Super User II

@Kevin G.40 wrote:
... upon changing phone's camera uploads wants to upload EVERYTHING again. Nope.

Or you can go into the app's Settings, Camera Uploads, and change Time Frame to New photos only.

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