About syncing photos and videos

You can keep the photos and videos on your mobile device in sync with Nokia Ovi Suite by copying new files from your device to your photo library in Nokia Ovi Suite. If you ever lose your device, all your photos and videos will be safe in Nokia Ovi Suite.

In Nokia Ovi Suite Home you can easily see how many new photos and videos you have on your device ready to be synced to the group “All” in your Nokia Ovi Suite photo library.

Ovi Nokia Help info About syncing photos and videos Note:

If you have been transferring copy protected music tracks prior to syncing photos or videos, switch your device’s USB mode back to Nokia Ovi Suite (or PC Suite) USB mode. Refer to the user guide of your device for more detailed information on selecting the USB mode.


To sync photos or videos from the device to computer manually, do one of the following:

  • In Nokia Ovi Suite Home, click Sync in the photos area of Home.

  • In the photos view of Nokia Ovi Suite, click Sync photos in the device area.


Automatic sync

You can also sync photos and videos from device to computer automatically every time you connect your device to the computer. To do so, modify the sync options for your device.

To sync photos and videos automatically, do the following:

  1. Select Tools > Options, or right-click the device image in the device area and select Options for [device name].

  2. Go to Device sync, and from the drop down menu, select the device whose sync options you want to modify. If you only have one device connected to the computer, the device is selected automatically.

  3. From the list of items that can be synced, select Photos to copy new photos and videos from your device to Nokia Ovi Suite when you click Sync all. Also, select the automatic sync option.

  4. Click OK to save the modifications you made and to close the dialog.


See also:

Modifying Photos options

About syncing photos and videos