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Time Machine stopped backing up my iPhoto library a year ago, lost all photos

I recently got my iMac's HDD replaced and when I restored my computer, every single Time Machine backup stretching back to last October contained the same size iPhoto library (+/- 100MB), which was ...
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Want download of entire Photo Stream and or Camera Roll from iPhone4S running iOS 5.1.1 to Win 7 Enterprise SP1?

How can I force download of entire Photo Stream and or Camera Roll to iCloud from iPhone4S running iOS 5.1.1 (9B206) to Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 64-bit? iCloud folders on the Win 7 machine are empty ...
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Shared Photostream and IPad 1 (first generation)

I want to shared some photos stored on my Mac to my wife's IPad (the old one, 1st generation). I have created a Shared PhotoStream album. My wife correctly received the invitation/notification. She ...
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Is there a way to make Photostream take up less space on an iPad without turning it off entirely?

A member of my family has a 16GB iPad which keeps reporting that it is out of space. One big occupier of space on the iPad seems to be Photostream pictures. Is there a way to a) figure out how much ...
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How does iPhone manage duplicate photos?

I end up with quite a number of duplicate pictures on my iPhone because of Photostream. For example, I take a picture which is saved in the Camera Roll. It is then automatically uploaded to my ...
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Does Power Nap work for multiple users?

My wife and I share a laptop at the house. Because iCloud works best when each individual has their own account (in particular reminders and photos), we each have our own iCloud accounts and therefor ...
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PhotoStream on iPhoto-MacBook is different from PhotoStream-iPad

I see so many pictures that I have took with iPhone on iPad Photo Stream. But today I also wanted to activate PhotoStream on iPhoto on MacBook. So did I ! but the images it has downloaded are just ...
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How can I reliably move photos from an iPhone and iPad to a Mac without losses or duplicates?

I have a MacBook, an iPhone, and an iPad all using the same iCloud account to sync photos, among other things. There are photos on the iPhone in its Camera Roll, Photo Stream, the iPhoto app, and ...
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Why am I receiving the error “Photos for the iCloud account [username] cannot be accessed”?

I'm receiving this error message periodically: Photos for the iCloud account "name@email.com" cannot be accessed. Review your account information in System Preferences. Photo Stream is enabled ...
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Why is Photo Stream content different on each of my devices?

I work on a 13" MacBook Pro and also have an iPad and iPhone 4s. I edited my Photo Stream photos down to a tight collection of 220 pictures and fully expected that to reflect on my iPhone and iPad, ...
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Syncing Aperture between Macs

I recently started dividing my Aperture work between my home iMac, and my MacBook Pro. The problem here is that, whenever I want to do a makeshift sync, I export the edited photos from one Mac as an ...
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Why is Usage reporting Camera and Photos using so much space?

On my iPad 3, if I check Usage the system reports that Camera and Photos, and specifically the Photostream, is consuming nearly 5GB of space. I have turned off the Photostream to verify but it only ...
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Set inherited permissions on iLifeAssetManagement?

I have a second user account on my machine that is only used for iCloud syncing for my wife's apple id. In order to consolidate photostream photos I'm going to set up a process to pull new photos out ...
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How delete remaining photos AFTER reset from Photo Stream on icloud and on iPhone?

After having reset Photo Stream on icloud.com and turned off Photo Stream in the pref. on my iPhone, deleting all photos, I still got a total of 423MB worth of images on my iPhone. According to the ...
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Photos from iPad to iCloud?

I shoot a photo in iPad. I want it will be available in iCloud. How can I do it? I cannot see the PhotoStream in iCloud. I can see all Pages, Numbers etc documents but not photos, I find this very ...
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How can I upload Photostream pictures to Flickr

I want to (automatically if possible) upload the content of my Photostream to Flickr. How can I accomplish that?
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Access an iPad's Photos via the Web or a Linux Computer?

I have earlier used AirDroid but its quality is unexpected, more here so now looking alternative solution. I have iPad but I have no other Apple products. Can I somehow get the images from iPad to my ...
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Why is the iCloud Photostream option not available in iOS preferences?

My iPhone 4 runs iOS 5.1.1. When I go to settings > iCloud, the Photostream option is not available. I've tried to restore my phone, but the option is still not available. How can I activate this ...
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Empty PhotoStream-folder on Window

I have installed iCloud Control Panel on my Windows PC. During setup, I was asked to create folders for both the PhotoStream and my uploads. I've done all that, but the issue is that I can't see my ...
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Does iPhoto copy all photos from Photo Stream, or just make references?

When using Photo Stream on the iPhone, you have access to the last 1,000 photos taken, or the last 30 days of photos (source). That same rule applies to all iOS devices, and beyond the 30-day window, ...
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Is there a web viewer for photos stored on iCloud? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I view my iCloud Photo Stream online? I am new to iCloud. When I open iCloud.com and login with my Apple ID, I couldn't find my photos there. Is it possible to ...
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iPhoto vs Photo stream vs Image capture

What is the difference between iPhoto/Photo Stream/ Image Capture? I hope, all the three is using photos. But WHAT is the difference?
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What workflows help when using Photo Stream to import from iOS to Aperture?

When I take a picture on my iPhone, the photo is going to PhotoStream and to Camera Roll. My way of importing the pictures to my Mac was just to go in the PhotoStream folder of Aperture, and copy the ...
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I'm using Hazel to move photos from the iPhoto catalog into Lightroom. Is this a terrible idea?

I use Lightroom and not iPhoto, and I'm on a MacBook Air, so HD space is premium. I want all my PhotoStream photos to find their way into Lightroom. I've set up a Hazel rule that looks at ...
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Best way to clear up space and dump to computer when getting iCloud storage backup prompt?

When i sync my iphone, I am getting an error message saying it can't do a backup because i have more than 5GB of space used. I went to: Settings --> iCloud --> Storage and backup --> Manage ...
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How to throttle Photostream traffic?

When my wife's 2012 macbook pro is doing it's photostream sync, it slows my internet connection to a crawl and gives me 500+ pings in various video games. If I knew the ports that Photostream uses, ...
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Deleting image from Camera Roll and Photo Stream at the same time?

Now that Photo Stream lets you delete pictures, I find myself frequently deleting pictures from both Photo Stream and the Camera Roll manually. Is there any way to easily delete the same picture from ...
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How can you tell if an iPhone camera photo has been fully uploaded to the Photo Stream without using a computer?

I'd like to know if the photos were uploaded yet, but an indicator isn't apparent. I'd like to know without resorting to checking a desktop/laptop. Is there one I'm missing?
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Why does iPhoto need to “repair inconsistencies” in my libraries after every time I quit and open it?

Every time I open iPhoto '11 (version 9.2.3, latest version), it displays a dialog box that asks me to repair inconsistencies in my iPhoto library. After I click Repair, it takes 5 minutes to finish ...
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What is the correct way to use an iPhone and iPhoto and PhotoStream?

I'm rather confused about the 'proper' way to use Photo Stream and an iPhone and iPhoto. Here's how I use iPhoto and my iPhone: (This workflow was as far as I can tell the correct way to operate ...
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Photos i take on my iPhone are not appearing in the photostream on my PC

I have recently signed up to use iCloud after upgrading to a iPhone 4s. My accounts were all verified and downloaded on my PC. I use Windows 7. Everything appears to be working - I have been able to ...
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How can I access my Photostream on Windows?

I'm trying to swipe a couple photostream pictures onto a borrowed windows laptop, but I can't find any way to do that via the web. Can I access my photostream in any way other than iTunes? I'd rather ...
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Is there a better photo application than iPhoto for managing iPhone videos and photos?

I've been using iPhoto for my photos and videos. However, it's become so slow, I'm lucky if it can download my 2 or 3 photos/videos when I leave my computer on overnight. And then I have to often ...
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How can I force a Photo Stream sync on the iPhone?

The Settings page says that Photos will automatically by sent to Photo Stream when I am connected to Wi-Fi, however I've waited several minutes and don't see them in iPhoto. I believe they haven't ...
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Does PhotoStream send pictures encrypted over the Internet?

When I'm on a public Wi-Fi network and my photos are being synced to Photo Stream, is there any way for someone on the same network to be able to see them? What about anyone else on the way to Apple's ...
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How can I download photos from Photo Stream onto a new iPad?

I bought a new iPad and I want to download all my photos from Photo Stream there. How do I do that? Currently, it only syncs newly taken photos, but not all those taken in the past which are ...
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Does PhotoStream sync to my Mac when iPhoto is not open?

The only application I have on my Mac that works with PhotoStream is iPhoto. I'm wondering if my Mac grabs the images from PhotoStream constantly or if it only downloads them when I launch an ...
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How can I wirelessly get videos off of a new iPad?

If one has a New iPad and uses it to shoot video, is there a way to wirelessly transfer videos off the iPad and onto my Mac? We've established that PhotoStream is for still photos only, so that won't ...
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Does PhotoStream copy videos too or just still photos?

If I use PhotoStream to sync photos from an iOS device and my Mac, will it transfer videos too? Are the higher resolution videos from the new iPad treated any differently than other devices?
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Is there a way to access iCloud's Photo Stream from the Finder, similar to Windows?

On Windows, Photo Stream works in a way that all the files are automatically copied to your 'My Pictures' folder or the like. I currently have Photo Stream working in Aperture, but every once in a ...
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iOS Camera Roll and Photo Stream workflow

When I take a photo on my iPhone it is added to both the Camera Roll and Photo Stream. I can then upload the photo into "permanent" storage in Mac iPhoto either from Photo Stream or Camera Roll ...
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Where is Photostream data stored?

I don't have to be connected to the internet to view them on my phone. Is it storing the current ones on my device?
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Two Photo Streams, one iPhoto library

My wife and I share the same iPhoto library, which exists on a mounted disk image with each of our user accounts pointing to this same shared library. We each have iPhones and I wondered whether our ...
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How can I transfer photos from the Camera Roll to Photo Stream?

Not all of my photos go to Photo Stream, some still go to my Camera Roll. I'm trying to get them on my Photo Stream so they will be on iCloud.
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View usage of Photos app

I'm wondering how you can view the size of each photo or video in the Photos app on an iPhone 4S. I have a lot of photos/videos and want to see how much space they are using. I go to Settings > ...
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Why does Aperture keep forgetting my preference to enable Photo Stream?

I enabled Photo Stream as soon as the feature was available in Aperture 3.2.2, yet sometimes I have to remind the app that I want Photo Stream enabled. I confirm that I want to enable Photo Stream ...
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How can I delete an individual photo from my photostream? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you erase pictures from the Photo Stream album on an iPhone running iOS 5? Either on my Mac, or on iPhone or iPad, how can I delete an individual image from my ...
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Is there a way to share photos from one iTunes account with another?

I would like to share my photos that I have in my iTunes/iCloud account with another account. Ideally, I would like to be able to have anything that is in my photostream to be automatically sent to ...
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Using iCloud with iPhoto without upgrading to iPhoto 9

Is there any way to use iCloud on OS X Lion to share pictures with my iPhone without upgrading to the newest iPhoto? I know the newest iPhoto isn't that expensive but I don't use it for anything at ...
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How do I retrieve a specific photo from iCloud backup of my camera roll

I just received an iPad for Xmas. I took a video through the iPad camera, which was stored in my ipad camera roll. I turned on the iCloud backup of photos previously. Last backup was before I deleted ...