Flickr Will Start Deleting Photos From OverLimit Accounts on March 12

first_imgStay on target Have a Flickr account? You might want to save your photos on a storage device ASAP: On March 12, the image hosting service will start deleting photos from free accounts that are over its new limit.Starting on March 12, accounts with more than 1,000 photos will have images removed, unless users purchase a Flickr Pro account for $50 a year, Flickr told CNET in a press statement on Wednesday. Last year, Flickr announced this change after it purchased SmugMug, a paid image sharing company, and said free accounts would have limited storage from now on.We’re happy to introduce access to your photo stats on our mobile app for our Flickr Pros. Get insight into your reach no matter where you are! #flickrpro https://t.co/fxP9r07z4z— Flickr (@Flickr) December 6, 2018Flickr doesn’t have a one-click option to download all your photos, however, you can still save images in bulk with two methods, according to Gizmodo: You can download photos from the Camera Roll, where all your photos are placed, in batches of 500, or you can download photos from Albums, which stores grouped photos, in groups of 5,000.We’ve added new navigation on photos in your feed to make adding them to galleries, albums, and groups as easy and simple as possible. Your organization ease is now at an all time high. Learn more: https://t.co/5bUKjI8vm3— Flickr (@Flickr) February 1, 2019You can download Flickr pictures from the Camera Roll in six easy steps: First, log into Flickr, click on “You,” and select your Camera Roll. Click on “Select All” until you’ve hit your batch of 500 photos. Then, click “Download” at the bottom right corner of the screen. Once this is done, click on “Create Zip File.” When files are ready for downloading, they’ll be located in the “FlickrMail” section and you can see them by clicking the bell icon in the top right area of your screen. Finally, hit “Download Zip File” to download them on your hard drive.Downloading Flickr photos from your Albums is also seamless: Log into Flickr, hover over “You,” and select “Albums.” Go to the album you want to download and select the “Download” button and click “Create ZIP File.” Then, when your files are ready to be dowloaded, they’ll be under the “FlickrMail” section and you can also click the bell icon to access them. Once all this is done, click on “Download Zip File” and the photos will be dowloaded to your hard drive in a few minutes.For more assistance on Flickr storage options, you can visit the Flickr Help Twitter account.More on Geek.com:Warby Parker’s AR App Lets You Virtually Try on GlassesChinese Electric Car Sets Altitude Record By Reaching GlacierStudy: Social Media Sites Can Predict Behavior Even If You Don’t Use Them SteelSeries Arctis 1 Is World’s First USB-C Wireless Gaming HeadsetGeek Pick: Shure MV88+ Is An Excellent, On the Go Microphone Kit last_img read more