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mdmd

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You are talking about the "metro photos" app right?
Check your pictures properties. Right click on pictures.

piccy.jpg

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mdmd

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Oh, from an Iphone? Are pics actually in the pictures folder? What happens when you "click a pic" ?
Are the pics file type associated with the metro photos app?
When in the app, what do you see when you right click? Can you import your pics?

pimport.jpg
 

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Sure, you should be able to copy and paste to the picture library.

How many pics in your library folder? How many folders?

items.jpg

What happens when you select a pic and choose to open with "Photos"

photosd.jpg
 

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I download a picture from the Iphone. I showed up on the start picture app. I deleted all the pictures in the file except the one I just loaded from the phone. I cut and pasted the picture to the desktop. I moved the picture back to the picture library and now it doesn't display.
 

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mdmd

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Try to find some pics. Do you have, let's say 20 pics. Copy them from somewhere to the pictures library folder.
How many pictures do you have in your pictures library folder?
Your Iphone has a way to transfer pics from storage to a folder on your computer. Copy them to the pictures library folder.

What happens when you select to open a pic with "Photos" ?

 

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I copied a new picture to my desktop. I did what you recommended to do on your last post and opened the picture with Photos. I then copied that picture along with 2 others that were on my desktop and placed them into the empty default picture library folder. The 2 older pictures showed up but the new picture didn't when I opened the app.
 

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Great. The photos app will not show pics located on the desktop.

Use the file explorer and check the pictures library folder contents. How many pictures there?
 

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mdmd

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Ok. Now start the photos app from the start screen or apps. What do you see?
 

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mdmd

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Click on the pictures folder box, first square on the left.

picfold.jpg

Do you see 1 folder, 3 files? Try adding more picture files.
 

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mdmd

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That's fine. So your pictures library folder has 2 pics. Find some more pictures.
Try adding more picture files.
 

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You might want to check in the Public Pictures folder, sometimes the Library's are linked to the Public folders and things end up inside the Public folders for some strange reason.
 

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