Returns information for the calling user related to photo uploads.


This method requires authentication with 'read' permission.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.

Example Response

<user id="12037949754@N01" ispro="1">
  <bandwidth maxbytes="2147483648" maxkb="2097152" usedbytes="383724" usedkb="374" remainingbytes="2147099924" remainingkb="2096777" />
  <filesize maxbytes="10485760" maxkb="10240" />
  <sets created="27" remaining="lots" />
  <videos uploaded="5" remaining="lots" />

Bandwidth and filesize numbers are provided in bytes and kilobytes. If you're using 32bit numbers, stick to using the kilobyte values - they shouldn't ever exceed 2/4 billion, while the byte values will.

Bandwidth is specified in bytes/kb per month.

All accounts display "lots" for the number of remaining sets, but remains in the response for backwards compatibility.

Pro accounts display "lots" for the number of remaining videos, while free users will display 0, 1, or 2.

Error Codes

95: SSL is required
SSL is required to access the Flickr API.
96: Invalid signature
The passed signature was invalid.
97: Missing signature
The call required signing but no signature was sent.
98: Login failed / Invalid auth token
The login details or auth token passed were invalid.
99: User not logged in / Insufficient permissions
The method requires user authentication but the user was not logged in, or the authenticated method call did not have the required permissions.
100: Invalid API Key
The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105: Service currently unavailable
The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
106: Write operation failed
The requested operation failed due to a temporary issue.
111: Format "xxx" not found
The requested response format was not found.
112: Method "xxx" not found
The requested method was not found.
114: Invalid SOAP envelope
The SOAP envelope send in the request could not be parsed.
115: Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.
116: Bad URL found
One or more arguments contained a URL that has been used for abuse on Flickr.

API Explorer

API Explorer : flickr.people.getUploadStatus