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I would like to free some space on my iPhone 4S by deleting my local copies of photos from a friend's photo stream. Can I do that without affecting my friend's originals and without signing out from the stream? Ideally, I would like to do that selectively, i.e. delete some of the photos and keep others. Also, I would like to continue to receive my friend's newer pictures.

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Have you now tried deleting a photo from a friend's Shared Photostream? – bassplayer7 Mar 8 '13 at 16:23

Photos of a shared stream can only be deleted by the owner thereof. Once deleted, this photos will be automatically deleted from any device of anyone subscribed to the stream.

The photos you've previously saved to the Camera Roll, for instance, won't be deleted, though.

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Thanks. This seems to answer at least the first part of my question. Now after I delete the unwanted photos from my iPhone, I hope I will continue to receive new photos (because I am still subscribed to the stream) and that the now deleted ones will not reappear! – lamfin Mar 8 '13 at 11:47
@lamfin You'll continue receiving new photos, indeed, as you said, you're still subscribed to the stream. – Thecafremo Mar 8 '13 at 12:11

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