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[Acknowledged by Flickr Staff] Albums not always showing in uploader

rockwolf says:

It's sporadic, but I don't always have all albums available to add a photo to when uploading. Even if I then upload the photo anyway, and try to add it to albums afterwards, they still don't always show up in the list. Obviously, I can do it later, but I'd probably forget... please fix!

Thanks!
Posted at 6:02AM, 20 October 2021 PST ( permalink | reply )
katie_ko (staff) edited this topic 3 weeks ago.

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michael.jh says:

albums not available to add a photo to when up loading from organizer just asks if i want to create a new album
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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hkavas says:

That is right...Uploder is showing albums sometimes,sometimes not.
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Melanie0426 says:

rockwolf:

michael.jh:

hkavas:

I am going to reach out directly to gather more information and see if I can help out.
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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phil anker says:

I have found if you refresh the browser after this happens the albums re-appear.
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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SJH Foto says:

I've been saying to this the flickr crew for months
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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SJH Foto says:

Melanie0426:

Melanie, the staff knows about this. I complained about this in June or July. They asked me a ton of questions, and so far there has been no change
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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MabelAmber️***Pluto5339***MysteryGuest says:

rockwolf:

It's sporadic, but I don't always have all albums available to add a photo to when uploading. Even if I then upload the photo anyway, and try to add it to albums afterwards, they still don't always show up in the list.

This bug was first reported back in 2018:

www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/72157695873880652/

In that thread a fellow member linked to 2 other threads reporting this issue, earlier in '18.

(I believe it's the same bug, judging by the description.)
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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albyn.davis says:

I have only 26 albums and have never had a problem.
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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hkavas says:

Since 1 week there is no any problem.
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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hkavas says:

Melanie0426:

I have no problem abt.1 week.
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Erik Christensen242 says:

I have had this problem frequently, and a lot the last 3 days
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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zvileve says:

I too have had this problem a few times recently. It is sporadic, and it is different albums which seem to be 'missing' each time.
Posted 5 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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SJH Foto says:

This problem is STILL happening!
Posted 4 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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katie_ko says:

Thanks for all the reports & I can imagine how frustrating this must be to run into.

Our engineers have been digging into the issue here & are requesting some additional details for troubleshooting purposes.

The following will be helpful in finding reproducible examples to pass along:

1. Is this issue consistent or sporadic?
2. Does it happen with multiple albums, or just one?
3. Most importantly, please provide the name of an album where you've noticed this issue occur.

Thanks in advance!
Posted 3 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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louisemarston says:

katie_ko:

1. Only just started happening to me, but not uploaded for a week or so.
2. No albums were showing.
3. All of them.
Posted 3 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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michael.jh says:

not showing all albums again
been working for last 2 weeks
only showing 2 albums
only showing album canon R5 and album slimbridge
disappointing this is still a problem
Posted 2 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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