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iCloud Photo Library not uploading anymore

I have iCloud photo library enabled on my iPhone (6, iOS 8.3). Since the weekend it does not upload the photos anymore. When I go to the Photos settings, it gives me the following messages in a loop: ...
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What is the maximum/optimized size of the OSX photos.app library?

I was using aperture with referenced images. The aperture library is about 20gig, the folder containing the referenced images is 200gig. I exported versions of a selection of my pictures (6000) and ...
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Why do I sometimes see a downloading 'pie' icon when viewing photostream photos?

it normally shows in the bottom corner as a sort of 'pie' that fills up as the picture is downloaded, similar to the 'app downloading' pie when viewing a downloading app on the home page/s prior to ...
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Photo album of the full-resolution photos shared through iCloud Photo Sharing?

The photos that are shared through iCloud Photo Sharing shared albums are typically favorites, for example the best photos that you wanted to share with family over the course of several years. Over ...
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Can photos be added to a shared iCloud photo stream album even after it has reached 5000 photos?

Apple says that a shared iCloud photo album can contain a maximum of 5000 photos. What will happen once that limit is reached? Will it not be possible to add any more photos? Or will the oldest photos ...
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After migrating to iCloud Photo Library can the iLifeAssetManagement folder be deleted?

Before iCloud Photo Library and Photos.app in OS X 10.10.3, we had iCloud PhotoStream. iCloud PhotoStream synced its photos to the ~/Library/Application Support/iLifeAssetManagement folder (and ...
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Shared photo library moving into new photos app?

With the new app photos for mac, I'm getting a little confused. I didn't have that many photos in my iPhoto library, and yet it says that it is uploading 4000, where are those photos coming from? Are ...
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Getting old photos from Camera Roll to Photo Stream [duplicate]

I have over 7,000 pictures on my iPod Camera Roll. I recently signed up with iCloud but only the pictures I take after signing up with iCloud go to my Photo Stream. How do I get the first 7,000 ...
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How to see photos taken from iPhone 6+ in photo stream on my mac w/10.10.2 [duplicate]

I have photo stream turned on, on my iPhone 6+, iPad 2 and my Mac with 10.10.2 I just took some photos with my iPhone, to share via an email. I sat down at my Mac to type the email and attach the ...
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iPhone, iOS 8.2, can't find photo stream: “Recently Added” album is missing

I'm just now trying to use photo stream for the first time, so maybe there's something I am missing about the way this works. I have pics on my mac, and I want to look at them on my phone. I take pics ...
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Non-existing iCloud shared stream occupying space

My question is twofold -- I recently deleted my iCloud library, so that I could clean-up some of the pictures before recreating the library. My first library contained over 6700 pics and used about 2 ...
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Archive/set some photos in Photos.app not to be synced with iCloud Photo Library

I want to use iCloud Photo Library just to get photos I take on my phone to my computer. My Photo Stream would work fine if it was reliable. Now I have more than 5GB of photos so I have to pay at ...
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Photos album disappeared

I am using iPhone 5 (32GB) updated to iOS 8.1.2. Recently I opened the Photos app and saw that my all albums are gone but the photos are still visible in Moments. I checked my iPhone Usage ...
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Live Photo Stream / Photowall

For an event I need pictures displayed on a screen right after they are taken on an iPhone. I tried doing this with an Apple TV and the photostream view, but the photos take some time to show. Is ...
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Is it possible to throttle the iCloud photostream sync in OS X?

I have a large iCloud photo library. Once in a blue moon my iMac running Yosemite decides to forget all about the synced libraries, and I have to re-enable the iCloud streams. However, my little DSL ...
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Sync photos between iPhone and OS X

I want to import photos I made on an iPhone to a MacBook so that I can, firstly, keep a copy on the phone (to be able to quickly show photos to someone), and, secondly, to be able to delete photos ...
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What are “Photo Stream” events in iPhoto?

They seem to have redundant copies of all my other photos, but bundled into month groups? I have iCloud turned off in iPhoto. But maybe I used to have it turned on. Are the photos copies? Or just ...
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Can I clear my iPhone camera roll without losing any photo?

It seems to me that all photos taken with the iPhone go into: the iPhone Camera Roll the iCloud photo stream iPhoto/Aperture projects (e.g. "Photo stream for Decembre 2014") Can I clear completely ...
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Photos and Camera usage on iOS

I am constantly being warned that my 32GB iPhone is running low on free space. Looking at Usage in Settings I can see that 10.5GB are being used by Photos & Camera, with the breakdown: Photo ...
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How to either simultaneously delete photo from photo stream and all devices; or

how to designate a photo not to go to the cloud at all. I'll do something like take a picture of an item at Costco to look it up on the net later. But I don't want the picture bumped to the cloud, ...
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Photo Stream stopped working on my iPhone

Photo streaming to and from my iPhone 4 (iOS 7) and iPad Mini (iOS 8) was working well, but suddenly photos taken on the iPhone will not stream. Furthermore, in iCloud the phone is no longer listed ...
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Photos deleted before wifi still appear in photo stream

when I take a picture (not connected to wifi) and delete it before I connect to wifi, it still appears in photo stream once I connect to wifi. Is there a way to turn that off and not just turning off ...
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Unwanted photos on My Photo Stream

I'm receiving unwanted photos on my photo stream from another user? What setting needs adjusting? It's an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.1.
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Can I edit an iPad photo and save both the edited and original version?

I have an iPad 2 running iOS 8. Is there a way to edit a photo and save both the edited and original versions? Does it matter if I make the edit from the photo stream or camera roll? Thank you.
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iOS 8.1..camera roll and photostream / deleted pictures

Before the update, photos saved to camera roll would automatically go to photostream, too. You could then delete them from camera roll but they would remain on your photostream. Now, you can still ...
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Importing a shared photo stream into iPhoto creates duplicate photos

I have a shared photo stream in iCloud with a couple thousand pictures. (This is not My Photo Stream, but a stream I created separately.) About half the pictures were shared by me and the other half ...
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Will Photo Stream go away when iCloud Photos leaves beta?

iOS 8.1 is out and there is a public beta for iCloud Photos. There are many differences between the new iCloud Photo service and the old Photo Stream, but for the scope of this question I am only ...
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Burst images will not upload when sharing to iCloud via iPhoto

I took burst photos with my iPhone 6. Plugged into iMac, iPhoto opens, I pull all the images off my phone and into a new iPhoto event, they are no longer on my phone. Now I want to share them using ...
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My photostream pics are gone after iOS 8 update

I did the iOS8 update and prior to this my photostream had 700+ photos but I only had 200+ of those in my camera roll, I assumed they were backed up on my iCloud, however after the update I only have ...
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Want to preserve shared photostream for subscribers but erase everything on my device

can one transfer the ownership of a photostream to another user/subscriber? I need to get rid of the contents of a shared photo stream on my device but I am its owner. The subscribers will still need ...
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Changes to Photos. Where did Camera Roll and Photo Stream albums go?

In iOS 7, the Photos app has 2 default folders for pics. Camera Roll My Photo Stream In iOS 8, the default folders is now: Recently Added Recently Deleted How do you manage what's on Photo ...
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What resources are shared in iCloud Family Sharing?

I have been trying to get a handle on iCloud Family sharing before I turn it on. There are two potential issues I could see having with it. First, is iCloud storage space shared amongst the accounts ...
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Forgot pass code and want to know if my recent videos will be safe if I restore from iTunes???? Help please!

I forgot my pass code on my iphone 5. I know I can restore from iTunes but what about the videos on my phone? We recently took a trip and I have uploaded all the photos but not the videos,:(. Do they ...
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How can I simply and quickly upload just 1 photo from my iPhone to a PC or Mac?

This is really frustrating. Occasionally, my work requires me to upload a photo from my iPhone (ios7) to a clients PC or Mac. I used to simply email it to my Gmail account and download it from the web ...
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Which photos to be transferred after backup in a new apple device?

If I open my iCloud account in a new apple device, then which photos would be transferred - photos from camera roll or photostream ?
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Managing iLife Asset Management

I log into my Mum's computer with my iCloud account, and I've found that it has copied over 70Gb of my photos to the iLifeAssetManagement folder in user account on her computer. Her MacBook Air is ...
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Can I retrieve deleted photos (beyond 1,000) from Photo Stream?

Is there any way to access photos from my Photo Stream that were there yesterday before I stupidly downloaded my SD card with over 1,000 photos on it. Are those earlier photos gone forever or stored ...
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How do I completely get rid of a potentially compromising picture?

I received a potentially compromising picture in a WhatsApp chat on my iPhone, I want to get rid of it entirely in everything Apple. I've deleted it from the chat (within minutes), but where else ...
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Can I delete photos off Camera Roll after transferring to iCloud?

I need space on my iPhone. However I can not sync photos to my computer. If I want to delete photos off my Camera Roll after transferring them to iCloud, will those photos be lost permanently?
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How can I delete pictures off Photo Stream to free up iCloud storage space?

I have Photo Stream set up and my pictures show up in iPhoto on my Mac. Do I have to import them to keep them permanently? How can I free up iCloud space?
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Will deleting photos from the Camera Roll also delete them from albums?

If I created a new album and placed the photos I wanted in it. If I delete them from photo stream & my camera roll will they be deleted from the new album as well?
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Emailing pics from icloud photostream

I'm afraid I'm not very wised up technically. I have taken pics on my ipad. They have synced to my pc, in the icloud photostream, where I can view them. I want to attach some of them to an email, ...
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Photostream/Photo import duplicates

If I use photo stream and later plug my iPhone into the computer. Will I end up with a bunch of duplicates? Or will it import from my phone only any photos that weren't previously uploaded, for ...
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How does Photo Stream Sync work?

If I delete photos off of photo stream and leave them on my iPhone, will they just get put back on photo stream once it syncs? Or does photo stream just take the newer pics?
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How do I get photos from iPhone 4s onto iPad when taken on 3G?

I have a new iPhone 4s. When I take photos away from my WiFi connection, the pictures do not appear in my photo stream on my iPad. Can this be easily remedied? Photo stream is turned on on both ...
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How to download public photostream album from icloud.com?

My friend shared an album on icloud.com/photostream, by making it public and provided me its url. Now I can download individual photos in the album, but there are over 200 pics. Is there an option to ...
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Deleting all copies of a photo

If I delete a photo from both Camera Roll and Photo Stream, is there still another copy on my Mac or elsewhere that Photo Stream placed there?
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When I text my friend who has my old iPhone I get the same text sent to my new iPhone as well.

I reset my phone settings, but I think my info is still on there. We already set up her information on the 4s. How do I fix this problem without going thru the same process? She also gets my photos ...
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Resolution of iPhone photo stream upload!

I've not been able to pin down whether the photos uploaded from an iPhone to photo stream are full resolution. I saw mention that they are downloaded in full resolution to OSX machines and not iOS. ...
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Posting photos from iPhoto to Facebook

I want to make a Facebook post consisting of several selected photos from my photo stream in iPhoto. For some reason this appears to be extremely difficult. What am I missing? Steps I've tried so far:...