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iCloud Photo Sharing - Not receiving invitation

I previously had an iCloud Photo Share album and then the pictures would stop appearing on my stream when the other member added new ones. We then removed me from the Stream to re-add. When we tried, ...
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How to prevent iPhone SE from always uploading burst photos?

I have turned OFF the "Upload Burst Photos" option in both Camera and iCloud settings, but they are still always uploaded to my Photo Stream. I absolutely do not want such photos to upload ...
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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 can I delete pictures on my iPad mini without them being deleted on my other devices as well?

If I delete a picture on my iPad mini, it also deletes that picture on my iPhone too. I want to remove a lot of photos on my iPad mini and only my iPad mini.
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I was sharing an iCloud account, would he know about my photos?

So I was sharing an iCloud's account with person I know and lately I took some photos which I later regretted taking. So I deleted them immediately from my iPhone and I deactivated my iCloud 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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Saving video from shared photostream

How do I copy or save a video on a shared photostream to my iPad camera roll? Tapping on the video does not offer a suitable choice. Mail a copy is ghosted out.
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Export from Photo into Folders labeled by date shot

First, just to get this off my chest, I used to have such a beautiful, simple, efficient system of cataloging my photos by date shot, whether from my professional Canon cameras or my iPhone. I did it ...
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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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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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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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Why is it taking so long to upload photos to icloud from iPhone/iPad?

If I want to sell something online and create an ad on my Macbook, then snap a picture with my iPhone/iPad and both are connected to my home wifi, I kind of expect the photo to be uploaded instantly ...
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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 Storage....
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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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App to stream photos from my Network share to SmartTV via iPhone

I have photos on my network drive. I want to stream them to a SmartTV; something like: On my iPhone Open network share Find folder with pics Stream to DLNA/SmartTV The only app I've found so far ...
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Photos app shows iPhone has new images to import but they aren't new

When plugging my iPhone in to USB the Photos app opens (I'm using OS X El Capitan). Photos shows I have two new photos on my iPhone I need to import. The problem is they are not new. In fact, the only ...
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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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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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How do I download my photostream photosto my laptop

I was able to download my camera roll but not my photo stream. how do I download my photo stream?
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How do I rename a photo stream on Mac OS X?

I find hints on how to rename a photo stream on iOS, but how do I do this on Mac OS X (10.11)?
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iOS and OS X Photos.app - duplicate photos

when adding new photos to my OS X Photos.app and afterwards sync my iPhone with my Mac I see every photo I just added twice on the iPhone: One synced via iTunes and the other one via Photostream. Once ...
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Moving iCloud Photo Library / incorrect metadata date

I want to move my iCloud Photo Library to my own server. I'm not really sure will I only use my cloud server for picture sharing or just use it as a backup, but still want to move this 120Gb into my ...
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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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Apple Watch photo backup

My teenager went fly fishing this weekend... The iPhone has been destroyed, but photos remain on the Apple watch. Is there a way to upload them directly from the watch to the cloud before I reset and ...
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Apple Photos Shared Albums on OS X are not updating

I created a new shared album on one computer. I can see that album on my iOS devices, but not on my other computer (all of them are on the same iCloud account). Quitting and restarting Apple Photos ...
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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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Manually set iCloud Photo Library 'Optimize Mac Storage' threshold

My Macbook Air's Photos app is currently set to 'Optimize Mac Storage', however the photo library is swamping my drive with 40.6GB of space. With 50GB remaining on my drive, I'm clearly not running ...
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iPhone 5S Lost Burst Photos

I wonder if anyone can help or whether this is a lost cause? I took photos of myself and all my guests at my 40th birthday party using a selfie stick. This then took photo bursts which I assumed just ...
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How do get photos from your photo stream on your PC

Ok so I downloaded the iCloud program for Windows and synced my photo stream with my PC but only 100 pictures went onto my PC. There are still another 500 pictures in my photo stream on my iPhone. How ...
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I want to remove some photos from iPhone 4s but keep them all in Photo Stream & iCloud

I want to remove some photos from iPhone but keep them in Photos & iCloud. I want to keep my photoson my Mac Air, & desktop. When I try to delete them off my phone it tells me it will be ...
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Access My Photo Stream photos via finder

I have searched all over, and can't seem to find if it is possible to access "My Photo Stream" photos via finder. It seems that this used to be possible with the previous incarnation of Photo Streams, ...
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How to regularly and incrementally backup photo streams?

I have a bunch of photo streams that I share with my wife. I am already using iCloud photos but we would like to backup certain streams regularly to some external media, like SD-cards or hard disks. ...
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Network, moving large folder : Photo Library

I want to move my Photo Library through my Synology NAS, I know I'm gonna lose the iCloud Syncing (which is very annoying...) but anyway. Every time I trying to move the Photo Library (quite heavy, ...
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Is there any way to access the Photo Stream outside of Photos.app in El Capitan

This is basically a duplicate of this question, which was answered for prior versions, but whose answer is no longer applicable in El Capitan. My question includes programmatically: if there's a ...
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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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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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Pictures from photo stream back to camera roll?

I recently had my iPhone wiped from keyboard issues so my pictures were backed up with the iCloud in photo stream. How do I place those photo stream pictures back to my camera roll? I've tried to ...
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Delete picture from photos view, keep in albums

I don't have any Apple products, so sorry if this is an stupid question - I'm an assistant and have been tasked with solving this for my boss. When you open the photos app, you have two options at the ...
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Deleting Photos, what iCloud saves and how to access things from iCloud and device storage issues

My understanding (erroneous as I may be told this is) is that iCloud is like a virtual external drive to some extent. Maybe that is my first mistake. But before everyone starts saying to look at other ...
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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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How to get Apple TV to start an iPhoto slideshow in the middle?

I have a photo album in iPhoto '11. To stream it to my Apple TV (3rd gen), I open iTunes '11 and do File > Home Sharing > Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV. I select my photo album from the list ...
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Keeping all photos in iCloud, but viewable on iPhone 5 and Mac

I have a 16 GB iPhone 5 and am low on storage, so what I'd to do is save all my photos and videos to iCloud and ensure that all future ones are saved there, as well, but not saved to the storage on my ...
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Macbook Pro using all the bandwidth

My Macbook Pro is using all my bandwidth and making my entire network unstable. I thought this could be the iCloud Photo Library, so I paused for a day, didn't change anything, turned off iPhoto ...
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Should I delete pictures from Photo Stream or Camera Roll to free up space on my device?

Can I make more available memory by deleting pictures? Do I delete them from Photo Stream or Camera Roll? I want them saved but can I remove from one of those areas.
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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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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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Can i have My Photo Stream upload only?

I have a iPad and a iPhone. My iPhone don't have enough storage so I want to disable downloading photo from Photo Stream. However, I do want iPhone to upload the photos to Photo stream and access &...
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Problem with iphone 4S- cannot delete photostream - no trash icon

I cannot delete the photo stream on my iphone 4S. There are 190items, but only 85photos-duplicated, and the HDR is disabled on the camera. I have looked at a few 'suggestions' but non of them seem to ...
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Can I use iCloud to sync my videos from my phone to my PC?

I'm trying to figure out how to use iCloud to get my videos and photos onto my PC. Here's my iCloud configuration: When I go to that folder, my PhotoStream which only has photos, not videos. It's ...
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What is the purpose of the PhotoStreamsData folder?

The folder PhotoStreamsData contains the same photos as the DCIM folder, only with a slightly lower resolution. Why create (almost exact) duplicates? Is it only to save some space on iCloud? Can I ...