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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to delete photosteam albums from iCloud.com

I can't find a way to delete photostream albums from iCloud.com. The albums are empty but theres no way I can see to get rid of them. I tried to use iPhoto to delete the albums but once I delete it, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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How can I get all photos in PhotoStream on my iPhone?

I recently had to completely reset my iPhone, and now the only photos present in PhotoStream on my phone are the ones that have been added to my PhotoStream account after the reset. How can I force my ...
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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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icloud activity folder shows pictures but then is empty when i open it

I have a friend that seems to have pictures that he should no longer have. I can't tell for sure though what is going on. When I go on his windows 8 PC into documents and then into "icloud photos" ...
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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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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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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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if i delete photos on my camera roll on my iphone will it delete the photos on photo stream on my macbook pro?

If I delete photos on my camera roll on my iphone 4s will it delete the photos on photo stream on my macbook pro?
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why I don't have all photos that are in my photo stream album on my pc?

I have installed icloud for a long time, randomly I have checked my photo stream folder on my PC today and realized that there are some missing photos. some photos are available on iphone ( my photo ...
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In iPhoto, when I drag an “event” into an iCloud photo stream and then delete the photo stream, does that impact the original pictures?

I copied photos from my iPhone into my mac into iPhoto event. I then dragged that event into "iCloud" from within iPhoto under "SHARED": It gives me the choice to put them into: My photo ...
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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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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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How to separate photos by category and setup synchorinzation

There is my issue: I have several photo albums like Camera roll and Photo Stream. (Default) Next, I create iPad Wallpapers folder and Screenshots folder for actions (store wallpapers and store ...
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Fastest way to get a photo from iPhone to Mac?

I just want to snap a photo on my phone and work with it on my Mac. Currently I text it to myself (so it comes up in Messages on the desktop)-- quick but hacky. Email is 2nd option (slower). Airdrop ...
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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 ...