How to change or restore default location of Camera Roll folder in Windows 10

How to change or restore default location of Camera Roll folder in Windows 10

The folder C: Users <user name> Pictures Camera Roll (% UserProfile% Pictures Camera Roll) is created by the Camera application. Photos and videos taken with the built-in camera or webcam are saved by default to the Camera Roll folder.

If you want, you can change the default location of this Camera Roll folder to where you want to save photos or videos taken with your Camera app by default.

This guide will show you how to change or restore default location of Camera Roll folder in Windows 10.

Change the default location of the Camera Roll folder in Properties

1. If you haven’t already, you’ll need to create a new folder called Camera Roll in the location (for example, drive D ) where you want to move your Camera Roll folder to.

2. In File Explorer ( Win + E ), copy and paste shell: Camera Roll into the address bar and press Enter to open the current location of the Camera Roll folder.

3. Right-click or click and hold an empty area in the Camera Roll folder and select Properties.

Select Properties

4. Click the Location tab and click the Move button .

Click the Move button

5. Browse to and select the Camera Roll folder at the location (eg ” D: Camera Roll “) from step 1 and click on Select Folder.

Click Select Folder

6. Click OK to apply the changes.

Click OK

7. Click Yes to move all files from the old location to the new location.

Click Yes to move all files

Restore the default location of the Camera Roll folder in Properties

1. Open File Explorer ( Win + E ), copy and paste shell: Camera Roll into the address bar and press Enter to open the current location of the Camera Roll folder .

2. Right-click or click and hold an empty area in the Camera Roll folder and select Properties.

Open the properties of the Camera Roll folder

3. Click the Location tab and click the Restore Default button .

Click the Restore Default button

4. Click OK to apply.

Click OK to apply

5. If the Camera Roll folder does not exist in this default location, click Yes to create it.

6. Click Yes to move all files from the old location to the new location.

Select Yes to move the file

7. After a short while, the Camera Roll folder will be restored to its default location (eg ” C: Users Brink Pictures Camera Roll “).

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