Questions tagged [import]

Transfer data from a source data store or device into a destination data store or device. Can for example be used in the context of a photo or music library (e.g. "importing photos").

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How do I deal with the change in Camera's file names with the current iOS phone version?

image files from Camera used to be named in the format IMG_xxxx.jpg where xxxx was a sequence of digits. After the most recent update the name is now a random string of letters and digits.jpg The ...
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Import mailbox from Mail (with no mail account access) to Gmail

On my iPhone on Mail, I have a mailbox from a provider that I no longer have access to (emails were downloaded via POP while I still had access). I don't want to lose those emails. Is there a way I ...
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iTunes did not copy MP3 into library

I have always had iTunes/Music set as shown: But some (not all) of the files I have recently imported are not in the iTunes library. "Show in Finder" goes to the original file imported, ...
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Apple Photos sets the wrong date for videos

I have an archive of old photos and videos taken years ago which I want to import in Photos. The photos are imported correclty: the right date is assigned to each one of them, according to the ...
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Facial recognition on imported photos

Does Photos on mac do facial recognition on images which are Imported from Folders present? I have disabled the ‘Copy’ option due to which the files are referenced instead of having original files, to ...
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How to skip using Photos app whem importing photos

I prefer to keep sorted/labeled folders of all of my iphone photos via finder and a NAS system. With more and more system updates and phone/iMac changes, I am finding that now when I go to import ...
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Photos app not importing all files

I have over 58,000 photos stored on a HD from the past 15 or so years. I now have a brand new Macbook pro and I have been trying to import all these photos into the Photos app. I have been importing ...
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mail.app import error fails - home folder full

I was getting an error in Mail.app that the home folder is full. Yet the volume has 256G of space. I've done this support process from Apple. Now I get a failure during import. I'm importing 250K of ...
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Photos: imported AVI file from old camera has wrong date taken (day of import), but all metadata seems to be correct

I'm trying to import all my photo library to Photos.app. I have several videos, which were taken in 2007 in AVI format on old digital camera. And that videos after imported appears in Photos.app like ...
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Numbers: How to import CSV file exported with options “Combine tables into a single file” and “Include table names” and preserve Sheets and Tables?

Given this sample Numbers document: Numbers is able to preserve Sheet and Table names using the "Combine tables into a single file" and "Include table names" CSV export options: Contents of Untitled....
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Unable to Import to MacOS Photos from external drive

Getting non-tech spouse setup to sort 20 years of pics using Photos. Worked well for the first four years of pics, then only part of year five was imported. Tried "repair photo library" and "...
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Import a Takeout of Photos?

I have an iCloud account for my iPhone. My computer is Linux. I have in hand a Google Takeout of about 600 photos. How can I import them into iCloud? I would like to preserve the metadata that is ...
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Unable to import notebook from my desktop “MAC”

I recently switched from a Windows PC to a MacBook Pro at my job. It's been extremely difficult to try and get my notebooks imported to onenote on my new mac. For someone reason, I don't see any ...
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Error importing videos to Photos in Catalina: Unsupported resource set: video,xmp

I have several Photos libraries; my system library that's synced with iCloud, and some additional libraries for things that I want to keep but don't need to have available all the time. Here's my ...
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Photos say “already imported” but do not show up in any Imports

I was using the Imports normally through yesterday until just tonight the following behavior is exhibited: the latest photo is shown in Already Imported but does not show up in the Last Import or the ...
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importing wav music files in iTunes

I download an album in wav format. I would like to import it in iTunes and upload it to my iphone 8 plus. I am using iTunes version 12.10.2.3 on Windows 7. For some reasons I can't import the album ...
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Import into macOS 10.15 Catalina's Apple Music does not work: unknown error -54; likely root cause: file access permissions

Something is wrong with my version of Apple Music following an upgrade to macOS 10.15 Catalina. Importing songs fails with error "Copying files failed. An unknown error occured (-54)". The problem ...
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Move Secure Notes items from Keychain of one Mac to another?

I have a keychain created, to hold a bunch of Secure Notes items. These are not in the default keychain files created by Apple. In previous versions of macOS, I was able simply drag the keychain file ...
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How to import photos from new iPad 5 Mini to old 2015 MacBook Air, OSX 10.9.5

I'm trying to import photos from a new iPad that uses the newer Photos app to an old 2015 MacBook Air (OSX 10.9.5) that only has the old iPhotos app, but it's not working. I keep getting an error on ...
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Bulk Delete Nest Albums in Photos by Pattern?

I made the mistake of importing my photo archive for over 11 years which I had organized by year and then by dated events from years of manual collecting with maybe 10-20 folders of photo "albums" per ...
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Can Mail fetch email signature set using Google Mail?

My organisation's people use a mixture of Apple Mail and Gmail.com as a client for our Gmail addresses. We use a GSuite app to set peoples' Gmail signatures, which works great for those sending email ...
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How can I export only my notes from the Notes app and import to another Mac?

Rather than set up iCloud sync, I’d like to export / import notes. Is there a way to export all my notes written in the Notes app in any format so that I can import them to another Mac?
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Problem importing images into iMovie 10

I've recently encountered an issue importing images into iMovie 10 on some of our computers. The machines are running High Sierra and iMovie 10.1.6. On effected units, some imported images appear as ...
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Transfer some photos/videos from one iPhone to another

I want to add some photos and videos from someone else’s iPhone to my iPhone’s photo library. I want to keep the photo’s dates so that they appear at the right time chronologically in my library. I ...
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How to import photos to iPhone without getting unable to delete them?

I use iTunes and AnyTrans, but the photos can’t be deleted. Is there a program to import photos without getting unable to delete them?
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Can't import photos from iPhone 6 to Mac

I have taken a lot of photos on my iPhone. But when I connect it to my Mac, the photos do not show up in Preview. I can see the photos on the iPhone, but they are simply not recognised when I plug the ...
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How does one import an old Exchange email archive into Apple Mail?

I have an archive of old emails from a former project that I worked on. On that project, I was given my own Exchange email address and subsequently have a ton of emails for which I created an archive. ...
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Mac can’t read iPhoto

I tried to import my photos and videos from my iPhone to my Mac and it used to work, but this time it wouldn’t let me and would say “the following file could not be imported. the file is in an ...
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Import 720p to iMovie without clipping?

I have some videos that were recorded at 720p which I'd like to edit in iMovie. They're saved as MP4s. When I import one and view it in the media browser, it looks fine. As soon as I add one to a ...
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“Import All New Photos” in Photos.app imports duplicates

When I click "Import All New Photos" from my iPhone 7 in Photos.app, it imports all the pictures but doesn't seem to recognize it's done so. After clicking back to the iPhone tab, the photos that were ...
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Convert Apple iCloud Notes to Google Docs

Is it possible to convert some of my Apple Notes that are currently in my iCloud, over to Google Docs? I use about 7 iMacs a week for work but the network here at work has been odd with letting me ...
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Why does my Mac (Mavericks) always try to import photos on boot?

Every time I start up my iMac running Mavericks with my phone or ipad connected, I get this dialog: Photos in the Camera Roll of “iOS Device” cannot be imported because the device is locked with a ...
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Why my iPhone6 is not be able to connect with my PC?

I have an iPhone6 and I want to import photos or videos in my computer ASUS zenbook ux31ua/gl100t but I don't know why in my iPhone6 doesn't appear the permit to connect with it and consequently ...
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Accidentally made mine and my brother's data exactly the same

I plugged my phone to my brother's MacBook which has wiped my phone and store all of his data to mine. The thing is, I got it new, so I haven't back up any of it and the datas are so important. Is it ...
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Tracks are listed in the wrong order when iTunes is importing CDs

I am importing a CD to iTunes and find that when it appears the track listings are in the wrong order. The tracks themselves are labelled correctly as in track 1 and track 8 etc. but appear in the ...
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Cannot import AVCHD into final cut pro x

I have a folder called "from camera" that contains an AVCHD component. I recorded my videos using a SONY-X70. I cannot import my media into fcpx. When i use the media importer in FCPX it tells me no ...
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Cannot import .ics file events from email to iPhone calendar (iOS10.1.1)

Unable to import events (36 total) from an .ics file I emailed to myself. I used to see "Add All" as an option when viewining the .ics events. Now, all I see where "Add All" used to be is "Done". If ...
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The Mac won't let me import photos from my iphone

I am trying to import my photos from my iphone to my mac and even though i already put trust this computer, the mac insists that i haven't done it yet. i have done it many times and its still not ...
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Removing “Word” page numbers in Pages 5

I have a document that was imported from Word into Pages a while back, it auto imported page numbers that are somehow magically not selectable. They are not in the main body and not in the footer. I ...
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How to move movie files from iMovie library to Photos library

I have imported my movie files to the iMovie library (imovielibrary) but want them moved to the Photos library (photoslibrary). What is the easiest most efficient way to do this without reimporting ...
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An US iPad Air 2 warranty work in Brazil?

Im about to go to US, and I was thinking about buying an "iPad Air 2", but Im worryed if, for some reason, Its needed to use the warranty. Could I do this in Brazil or would I need to send it back to ...
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How can you import Wireless Network (WiFi) passwords / settings to Mac OSX 10.10 from a text, html or xml file?

I'm trying to transfer WiFi settings of saved networks from a Windows PC to a Macbook. I have exported the wireless settings via the freeware WirelessKeyView to a txt file (can also be created as a ...
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How to export and import Atlassian Source Tree from one Mac to another?

I want to migrate Source Tree (git client) bookmarks from one Mac to another one. Is there any easy way to do so?
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How to quit iPhoto in the middle of importing photos

I plugged my iPhone into my Mac and it started importing photos from iPhone. It's been two days and I need to shut down my Mac. How do I stop importing the photos?
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How to import photos to keynote IPAD

I have been looking all over the place for a simple answer, I want to make keynote presentations using photos from my company facebook page, I feel like it is impossible there is not a simple import ...
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Where on the file system are my photos imported to?

I'm using OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. I have connected my Canon PowerShot A3400 IS Camera via USB to my Mac and automatically a window launched that imported my photos. The Photos application (version 1....
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OS X Photos show old photos as new

A couple of days ago I noticed that Photos on El Capitan shows already imported photos as new photos, when I select an iOS device. The iOS devices are synced with the Photos library and contain the ...
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Putting imported tacks into an album

I just imported music from some CD's I had, and iTunes put each track into a single album. How do I put all the tracks into 1 album?
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importing a book from to iPhotos back into iPhotos

I created a book in iphotos. Then i exported it as a pdf file to desktop. I deleted it from iPhotos. I now want to add more pages to the book. Can I take it back to iPhotos and complete the book and ...
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Connected iPhone no longer showing in Mac Photos app

When I connect my iPhone to a MacBook Pro it does no longer show up in the sidebar of the Mac Photos app. This e.g. prevents me from importing photos from the iPhone. Can this be due to some changed ...