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WinkFlash - 10 years of photos disappeared

Winkflash lost ten years of my photos. It's taught me a lesson about detachment .... but wow, I really was let down by the company...10 years....multiple military deployments...photos of my children. Ugh.
3.3
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Short Review on October 06, 2016

Every time i order never get all my pics and still charge for the ones i fidnt get.now i order 3 diff times took money off card no pic at all.realy up set eather they just slow
Ishpeming, Michigan
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Winkflash Account Review

I was a huge fan of Winkflash, uploaded ALL of my pictures there and now I can't access them... Years worth of photos just gone... I have used them for years for photo storage... I loved ordering photos from them and the photo ok's are amazing. But the service is pointless if it randomly deletes your account and photos...
#886892
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Winkflash's original owner bailed and a new owner stepped in to take things over but the original owner only gave the new owner a short time to download pictures before they took the servers down completely and people like myself have to suffer because I used them as...
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h.kitchener
h.kitchener

You found out the hard way about backing up important info. Good advice.

#803635
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Here is what they told me..We would first like to offer our sincere apologies. As you may know, in August 2014 the previous Winkflash owners shut down their website and went suddenly out of business. Overnight their entire operation was completely down and there was no...
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#800690
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This is the first review I have ever written, but feel compelled to write it down because of winkflash's poor customer service. I made a picture book that took me hours to make since I needed a chinese friend to help me write notes in Chinese. We got it done and...
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2.0
#797561
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I just discovered they lost all of the pictures we took of my daughter's first few years of life. I think we have some of them printed but everything else is irretrievably lost. I'm devastated. We'd had pics backed up on both a computer (that got infected with...
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1.0
I didn't like
  • Disappearance of my photos
  • That they were not reliable and lost all of my photos
  • Customer service
#794860
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I have used winkflash for about 8 years, but am so disgusted with the total, disregard for customer service and turtle-slow, user unfriendly website, I am ready to go to another photo developing service. Last week I uploaded and ordered pictures from July to December....
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1.5
I liked
  • Variety of photo sizes
I didn't like
  • Bait and switchprice reduction for higher shipping
  • Shipping cost
  • Website speed
#788455
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Since Winkflash changed ownersip it is far from what it was. Soo sad. I have had lost orders. All my photos were lost. The postage rates are awful. The only thing i have done now is 4x6 prints becuse they ship for free. Anything else as enlargements collages etc...
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Linetta
Linetta

They also cannot be contacted by phone. Lose orders and cancel orders. I have had big orders lost in tube mail. Last order took 6 weeks to arrive. Winkflash needs to have ...

2.2
Payson, Utah
#767894
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Contact WinkFlash

Mailing Address:
Winkflash
221 Main Street, Suite L
Huntington Beach, California 92648
United States
Phone:
(401) 558-4013
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I've had a Winkflash account for years, I went to log in last week and was unable. After trying several times my email address wasn't recognized. I finally emailed customer serverice, who responded that the company just closed down over night last August, I never...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

I am soo upset. I too have lost all the pictures from my son being born and the first few years of his life. I can't believe they did this!! Those are photos he/we will never ...

Anonymous
Anonymous

Did you ever get a response? I have years of photos that may be gone as well.All of my childrens newborn photos. Im freaking out!!!

I didn't like
  • Lying about no server access
  • No warning
  • Unusable website
#755876
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