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  1. Compare baby photos from the same age

    I use Lifecake for my baby, and one of my friends uses Lifecake for her baby. It would be very fun if there were an option to display our kids' Lifecake photos according to their ages in the photos as opposed to displaying them according to the date the photo was taken. That way, I'd have the option of seeing photos of my baby girl at 3 months old next to the pics of her baby at 3 months old. Adding this as an option would be really great. (I imagine families with multiple children would also love this option…

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      planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Upload summary allowing multi-edit functions in new iOS app

      When uploading new memories, i miss the function to edit them with a title while uploading. Now i have to upload all and then click on each memory to add a title. That ends up with no title, because Im to lazy doing that after I waited for the upload to be finished.

      Can you please add that feature again.

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        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hi Stefan. We are working on putting this view back into the app. It should be available within the next month.

        Thanks,
        Ed & the Lifecake team.

      • Able to order photo book/photos from the App

        Be able to create your photo book (or even prints) using the app from your phone.
        I do not have a computer to create a photo book on, I'm sure others are in the same boat too. Plus, it would be easier! :)

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          0 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hello, thank you for your feedback.

          We are very happy to let you know that the prints are now available from the Apps and now the photobook option is also planned!

          Hope you enjoy using Lifecake,
          The Lifecake Team

        • Keep the Consistency from the Mobile to the Web

          I'm loving the new update. I like the fact that the STORY posts show the TITLE of the story on the iOS apps, but I wish the TITLE for the STORY posts appeared that way on the website. Instead, it shows the first few words of the STORY instead of the title.

          I just think it should be consistent to the mobile app.

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            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hi Chris. Thanks so much for raising this point. This is a bug that our team will fix this week. The behaviour should be exactly as you state.

            Sorry for the trouble,
            Ed & the Lifecake team

          • Choose which child comes up in newsfeeds

            I think you should be able to select which children Coke up in your newsfeed. I have other people's children on my life cake and enjoy being able to see them, but find it frustrating that you can not select to only view only my child. Simple to do and would be much better.

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              3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hi Andy.

              Really good point and one we’re working on to address. Would you expect to be able to filter by ‘my children’ and ‘other children’ OR would you want more granular control and select which children show in the feed?

              Thanks,
              Ed

            • tag search

              I suggest you add the tag search, and description search

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                planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add the age tile to the web version

                In the app, you can see how old the child is in each picture, but on the web version (atleast using Google Chrome) you can only see dates on the timeline (and how many days, weeks, months ago the picture was taken when you enlarge it). It would be really good to include the automatically calculated age tile in the web version too.

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                  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hey Marc! Thanks for your thoughts on this. We completely agree and will shortly be refreshing our web view where age of your child will be made very visible.

                  - Ed, The Lifecake Team

                • Quick editing of pictures

                  It would be really helpful to have some, at least basic, editing tools. Priority one would be a cropping tool, number two a quick setting for turning the photo black-and-white, and then some basic contrast/light/color choices. Much easier than editing in another program first.

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                  • Creating Albums

                    It would be nice to have the option of creating albums, which would be a way to organize some picture into sets of common topics.

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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hi, Patrice! So sorry for the delay in responding.

                      We are planning a better system with tagging which will enable you to do exactly this. We will update you when we have more information.

                      Thanks, and have a great day!

                    • slideshows

                      Slideshows should be available for Android and on the website.

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                        2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hi Samantha! We cannot wait to add Flashbacks (slideshow’s new name) to Android. We plan to start building this function into the app this coming quarter. Thanks for the feedback! Ed

                      • More OBVIOUS thumbnail icon

                        Make it much more noticeable in the timeline (on desktop client) that there are additional images/thumbnails hidden and clickable by the icon at the bottom of a timeline photo. AND/OR allow the option to select for all images to be shown on the timeline by default or let user choose as many as they want to be visible with the rest of the images availabe by clicking on a more OBVIOUS "more photos" icon.

                        amazing product by the way!

                        - Ryan

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi, Ryan! So sorry for the long delay in responding.

                          We know exactly what you mean, and we want to improve our Website in this respect (and others).

                          We’ll update here when we have more information on this.

                          Thanks for your patience!

                        • Swipe Right is FORWARD

                          Lifecake has Swipe Right and Swipe Left reversed. This is simply annoying. Please fix.

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                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Hi! Ed here from the Lifecake team. We agree – we got this wrong and will start working on addressing this in the next 2 weeks. An update should be available from the app store in the next 3-4 weeks.

                          • Family members order books

                            I think it would be neat that there could be an option to make a photo book made by one family member could be seen by others if they wanted to. I have family members who have seen my photo books and wanted one like it but instead of me ordering it they could have the option to view it and order it themselves.

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                              0 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • I would like to be able to edit comments.

                              I made a grammar edit in a comment, and I would like to be able to edit it.

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                                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hi Jackie! Ed here from the Lifecake team. Thanks for the feedback – we agree this feature is much needed on Android. The good news is that we have it planned and expect to have it available as an update within 3 weeks.

                              • add an date range / event timeline bar

                                We've just been on holiday. It would be great if there was a bar above the photos that indicated the holiday period. So as a user I could set start and end dates and then a label and it shows a bar to indicate the period we were away. It would be a way to show photos in a loose labelled time/event based group. Other labels might be '1st birthday' , 'Learned to walk', 'first shoes' etc these could then be searchable, and the photos could be filtered based on event...

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                                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Thanks a lot for this, Martin. We definitely want to be able to label milestones clearly in the timeline, so they’re easy to jump to and find. As we get closer we’ll reach out to see what you think of the design.

                                  Thanks a lot for the great suggestion! Good to see we’re thinking alike :-)

                                • Add a setting to upload only on wifi

                                  To be able to choose in the settings an option to only upload photos and videos when on wifi. This would pause the upload if the wifi connection is lost , avoiding using a lot of the 4G data allowance if we go out before the upload has finished

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                                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Hi Elina. Huge apologies for this suggestion not being acted upon sooner. We had a lot of feedback on this point and so have already implemented this feature in Android and will be doing the same, soon, for iOS.

                                    Ed, The Lifecake Team

                                  • Share content with friends

                                    It would be great to be able to share a **subset** of photos with friends (not family).

                                    One way to do this is through friends tag.

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                                    • I would like to be able to edit the stories

                                      Through the website you can edit a story but through the android app you cannot. It would be really great if you would change this.

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                                      • Support common raw files

                                        It would be great if you supported common raw files. I was hoping to use lifecake both to share and backup photos but it's much less useful if I have to convert as well as have a secondary backup to keep my originals safe

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                                          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Hi Anna. Thanks for your suggestion and so sorry we’ve taken forever to respond. RAW is a format that we’d like to be able to support …we just need to work out how we’d do so from an infrastructure perspective. We’ll keep you posted.

                                          - Ed, the Lifecake Team.

                                        • Make it so user can "highlight" milestones

                                          It would be cool if we could bookmark or highlight days that have milestones such as first steps, first visit to, etc. Can that be done in the near future?

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                                            2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Hi! Thanks so much for the great suggestion.

                                            We’re thinking alike :-) We have plans to create a set of milestones in a life which really stand out. And we’ll keep you posted.

                                            We’d love to hear in the meantime if you would prefer to mark an entire day as a milestone – and highlight it as such in the timelines – or be able to highlight a specific piece of content as a milestone (e.g. a certain photo, story or video).

                                            Thanks!

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