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Does an iPhone Photo Stream upload store a duplicate of the photo locally?

That is to say, does a photo uploaded to Photo Stream and/or a Shared Photo Space take up twice or thrice the space on my phone, or does each instance point to the same single data store?
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How can I add photos to the Photostream using the Photos App?

The title really says it all: I want to add some picture not (which I have downloaded for example) to the Photos App and I want it to appear in the Photos App on my iPhone. I have enabled "My ...
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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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iPhone pictures won't delete and keeps “restoring” after deletion using iTunes sync

I'm having trouble with deleting my pictures. The initial problem is that after updating to iOS7 all my Photo Albums are stuffed up. There are like 2-3 instances of the same albums with different ...
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How do I force iPhoto to download new photos in my Photo Stream?

I'm listing some items for sale online, and have taken a bunch of pictures with my iPhone. About half-way through the process, iPhoto '11 stopped downloading new photos into its local Photo Stream. ...
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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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How do I rename a Shared Photo Stream?

The only option in my Shared Photo Stream appears to be "Edit", which lets me add/delete photos. Can I rename the title perhaps online somewhere?
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help: Unused photo stream still taking up storage space? how to delete on iphone 4s

i do not use my photo stream have had it turned off for over a year. SEttings>general>usage> photos & camera > camera roll 1.5gb photo libraray 0.6 kb photo stream 80.3 kb how do i rid the photo ...
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Photo Library-Photo Stream-Camera Roll , whats the difference between these

Can someone please tell me the difference between Camera Roll, Photo Stream and Photo Library. And why cant I delete anything in Photo Library. If I delete pictures from photo stream , it says it ...
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Videos from Shared Album Not Appearing in iPhoto

A friend recently shared an album with me on Photostream. The album contains videos only. I clicked on the invitation and was able to successfully view the videos within the album on my iPhone. On my ...
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Sync Photostreams from different Apple ID's to the same PC

I've got a great setup when it comes to backing up the photos I take with my iPhone. They are synced to iCloud with Photostream, and then iCloud pushes them down to my PC. My PC runs a job in the ...
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How do you erase pictures from the Photo Stream album on an iPhone running iOS 5?

I have recently upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 and am loving it. One issue I've run into is that my iPhone adds my recently taken photos to an album named "Photo Stream" whenever I'm on WiFi. The ...
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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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iPad Air - deleted photo appears over and over again and copies itself [duplicate]

The picture I've received via Viber deleted already 40 times appears over and over again in camera roll and photo stream ! How do i delete?
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iPhone does not upload photos to iCloud via Wi-Fi

Since I upgraded to 200 GB iCloud storage and started to use the new Photo app I have now been able to backup any from my iPhone via iCloud to my Mac. My iPhone also stopped sharing my iPhone photos ...
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Difference between photostream and icloud photos

What is the difference between photo stream and icloud photos? I have both files on my laptop
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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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Shared iCloud Account and Photo Stream, but no longer want to share iCloud accounts

My husband and I share an iCloud account. With Family sharing now available, we want our own iCloud accounts, but don't want to loose the photo stream we both have of our shared pictures. We also ...
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Downloading large photos from Photo Stream on iPad

Downloading from Photo Stream gives me a small size picture (approx 200 KB) and I want to download the full size (1 to 2 MB) file. How can this be done? What is the criteria for deleting my iPad ...
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Managing Photos Library

I have a new-ish Macbook Air with limited HD space. I take a lot of photos as a wannabe photographer. Even if I had more HD space, eventually I'd run out of space. I have and use Photostream, but I'm ...
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How can I upload my camera roll to my Photo Stream retroactively?

I have a iPhone 4 and set up iCloud on my device, including the Photo Stream service. Everything seems to be set up fine and I have the option to select Photo Stream in Photos.app. However, the ...
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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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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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Automatically create monthly Photo Stream albums in the new photos app

Back in iPhoto, when using Photo Stream with my iPhone, photos would automatically be put into albums in the main page, one for each month. Eg Dec 2014 Photo Stream followed by another album called ...
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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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How did my deleted iCloud photos end up in the new Photos app?

so i've just upgraded to OS X Yosemite, which comes with the new Photos app. and i am scared! the minute i opened the app, it prompted me to log in to the iCloud and started downloading some old ...
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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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53 GB in iLifeAssetManagement folder but only 5 GB in Photo Stream

I've got a 128 GB 11″ MacBook Air running Yosemite which I use for travelling and managing photos while on the move. With only 128 GB I try to manage the disk space carefully. But now I find there is ...
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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 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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Photos not uploading to photo stream or syncing with iCloud

So I have a heavy question that I haven't seen asked on ad, so, or su. Question -- My photos are not uploading from my iPhone nor iPhoto to my photo stream. Why? Background -- When I attempt to ...
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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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Edits from iPhone not showing up in Photo Stream on Mac

I activated "My Photo Stream" in Photos.app's preferences on Mac OS X 10.10.3. After some waiting, the photos from my iPhone 5S running iOS 8 are all showing up in the "My Photo Stream" album. ...
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How do I view my iCloud Photo Stream online?

I set up iCloud when I installed iOS 5 on my iPhone and was excited about Photo Stream. I logged into icloud.com and found there are no photos. What gives? I was hoping that this would end the need to ...
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How much space do “Shared Streams” take up on an iOS device?

In iOS 6 and 7 there's a section in the Photos app that allows you to share photos with other people and other people to share photos with you. When others share with me, are the photos copied to ...
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Photo Streams from two or more iCloud accounts into same iPhoto library?

I'd like to connect iPhoto on my MBP to my photo stream and my wife's photo stream. We each have our own Apple ID and iCloud account. Can iPhoto connect to multiple iCloud photo streams? Thanks.
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iCloud Photo Library - merge two Apple IDs together to one library stream? [duplicate]

Is there a way to use iCloud Photo Library and merge the photos on my wife's iPhone with mine? I'm willing to subscribe to the iCloud Photo Library service, but I rather one of us pay for the cloud ...
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Problem downloading photos from iPhone Photostream to Windows

Why doesn't my iCloud panel on my Windows 8 computer always download the photos from Photostream on my iPhone? I have an iPhone 5, on iOS 7.
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Understanding Photo Stream

I have some questions about Photo Stream: Are the photos that I take with my iPhone kept in the camera roll and PhotoStream folders? (Sometimes I take a photo and it appears in camera roll but not ...
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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. With 30 photos on my camera, 10 in stream, I took 6 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Bidirectional Sync of iPhone/iDevice Photos and Albums to Third Party Clouds

It is a complete mystery to me why this challenge has not been dealt with and solved, and why not more people are complaining about it on the web: I use my iPhone as my main camera. I use it to snap ...
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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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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 ...