How to Order Prints Of Your Photos On Flickr

By Techwalla Internet Editor

Not only can you enjoy pictures online with Flickr, but you even print photos and receive them by mail. No more trekking to the pharmacy for quality prints--Flickr has an affordable print ordering scheme for anyone in the United States. Combine the convenience of the Internet with access to stunning quality prints.

Things You'll Need

  • Credit card
  • Computer with Internet access
  • Digital camera

Sign Into Your Flickr Account With Your Yahoo! ID

Step 1

Travel to the Flickr home page and click on the "Sign In" link (see Resources below).

Step 2

Type in your Yahoo! ID and password into the specified fields.

Step 3

Click on the "Sign In" button to get to your Flickr account.

Get Your Yahoo! ID

Step 1

Navigate to the Flickr home page and click on the "Sign Up!" button.

Step 2

Click on the "Sign Up" link to sign up for Yahoo!

Step 3

Type your details into the fields specified by Yahoo! and read the Terms and Conditions.

Step 4

Check the box that indicates that you have read and agree with the Terms and Conditions.

Step 5

Click on the "I Agree" button to finish creating your Yahoo! account.

Upload Your Photos

Step 1

Upload digital photos to your account by clicking the "Upload Your First Photo" link.

Step 2

Hit the "Browse" button to select the photos you want to upload. You can choose up to 6 at one time.

Step 3

Choose the privacy settings for your photos. You can select "Private" to keep your photos just for your family and friends listed in your contacts, or you can select "Public" to let anyone on Flickr see your photos.

Step 4

Type a title for your photo in the designated field.

Step 5

Enter a description for your photo in the specified field.

Step 6

Click on "Save" to save your photos.

Order Your Prints Online

Step 1

Click on "You" and then select "My Accounts" from the drop-down box.

Step 2

Click on the "Privacy and Permissions" link.

Step 3

Click "Edit" near "Who Can Print You Photos."

Step 4

Click on the "Set Up Printing" link.

Step 5

Click "Yes" to allow the printing of your photos.

Step 6

Choose the photo you would like to print by selecting it from the "My Photos" link in the "You" tab.

Step 7

Double click the image and click on the "Order Prints" button.

Step 8

Choose your print size in the drop-drop box and click the "Add to Cart" button to order.

Tips & Warnings

  • You must have a U.S. credit card to order prints from Flickr.
  • If you have trouble ordering prints from Flickr, you can get help by searching the Flickr forums (see Resources below).
  • Use caution when choosing a password. While you should create a password you can remember, it needs to be a combination of letters and numbers that will keep you safe.