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Figuring out what Photo Stream is uploading exactly

Even though I have unchecked the Automatic Upload of Photo Stream on Aperture (same on iPhoto), I can see through Little Snitch that it is hogging my upload bandwith constantly. When I wait (hours, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't select an iCloud Photo Stream for Screen Saver

I used to choose an iCloud Photo Stream of mine for my screen saver. But now, when I go to my screen saver settings, there is no option to choose an iCloud Photo Stream, but only Apple's default ...
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Why can't I scale a wallpaper on iOS 7?

When selecting a photo from my photo stream as the wallpaper (on my iPad 4 with iOS 7), the wallpaper is shown as a preview, allowing me to scale and move the visible area. Unfortunately, this doesn't ...
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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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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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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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Unable to join Photo Stream on OS X 10.8.5

I received an email invitation to join a Photo Stream. When I clicked on the "Join this Photo Stream" link on my MacBook Pro, I was taken to a page with the following message: Photo Stream ...
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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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in iPhoto, how to locate photos NOT in a particular photo stream?

I've noticed that if I add the same photo to a photo stream more than once, iPhoto is apparently not smart enough to recognize that it's a duplicate, and instead goes ahead and adds the photo a second ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Smart Folder not picking up images in subfolders

Until recently I used this excellent tip, to create a (smart) folder on my mac showing all the screenshots that I have taken with my iPhone (via the iPhoto directory system and photostream). This was ...
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Photostream Issues

All my photos are not coming up in my photo stream! Could it be a space issue or bad internet connection? I tried logging in and out. I am using my Mac computer to download the photos via my iPhone 5 ...
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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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iCloud Photo Library - merge two Apple IDs together to one library stream?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Selectively delete from photostream

Is there an easy way to delete all the photos in my photos stream except for a those in a specific album. Using an iPhone 5S with IOS 7.1
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Photostreams only sync thumbnails

My Photostreams (shared and my own) - not the "recent photo" folder - are all visible on my new iPhone 6. When I scroll through them, all the photos appear (the thumbnails), however none of them seem ...
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Photo streams linked

i imported my photos and videos to iPhoto on my daughters Mac to save some videos for her. Now both of each of our photos on our photo streams are going to both phones, both past and present. Please ...
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How can I use iOS 7 PhotoStream functionality in iOS 8?

In iOS 8, how can I get the same functionality PhotoStream used to have in iOS 7 (regarding being able to show and use the last 1000 pictures within my iPhone, regardless if downloaded on PC or not)? ...
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My Photo Stream got polluted - how to rebuild from scratch?

I recently imported some photos into iPhoto on my Mac that I didn't want to appear in My Photo Stream (and on my other devices). However, by default, iPhoto will add imported photos automatically. ...
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Shared photos on a Photo Stream are not uploading to iPhoto

This is kind of perplexing. I have set up a Photo Stream and shared it with three others. When I add a photo to the stream from my phone or iPad, it will sync with and upload the photos to my other ...
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Cannot delete photos from Photo Stream; after deleting, they will restore in iPhoto

I'm trying to delete some photos from photo stream, but deleting from my iPhone 5 (iOS 7.1), iPod 5 (iOS 7.1), Macbook (OS X 10.9) and Mac Mini (OS X 10.9), the photos will show up again the next time ...
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Why can't a user on iOs 6 post to a shared photo stream?

I have a photo stream (created on iOS 7) with a few users. The stream is setup to allow subscribers to post. One of my users is using an iPhone 3GS with iOS 6.1 and cannot post to this stream: ...
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iCloud photo backup not working

I have 12 pictures in my camera roll. I have 279 pictures in my photo stream. I have none of these pictures showing in my iCloud photos folder on my windows 7 laptop. I have the camera roll selected ...
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Where did my folder in my Shared Photo Stream go?

Where did a folder in my shared stream go? I took some pics last week, placed them in the shared folder, and deleted them from the camera roll and photo stream (I know...big mistake). However, I ...
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Picture taken on one iOS device is in Camera Roll of one other device - how to stop?

I have an iPhone 4S, an iPhone 5S, and a retina iPad. All three are running the latest version of iOS7. When I take a picture on the iPad or the 5S it shows up on PhotoStream on all three devices ...
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Can't see all my photo's on Photostream iCloud iPad and iPhone

I'm having a problem finding my pictures taken with my iPhone 4. When I want to see my Photostream it will only show me the pictures of my iPad and not the pictures taken with my iPhone (Photo's and ...
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Videos in shared photostream not playing

I have a shared photostream with 7 people subscribing to photos. Now that iOS 7 is out, I was eager to try and share a video. I captured one using my phone and edited in iMovie on the phone, exported ...
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Adding second iCloud account wipes out photostream

[UPDATE (Aug 12 2013)] This has been identified by Apple Genius bar as an iCloud bug. Problem Summary: Photostream tied to primary iCloud account gets wiped out when adding a second iCloud account. ...
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Packet loss and massive latency with Photo Stream

I have a home network with a couple iPhones and a small pile of Mac laptops. All have WiFi through a Time Capsule. Frequently, the entire network will go from a 40ms ping to the 'net to a 1500ms ping, ...
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Photostream stopped uploading in iOS 6.0.1

My photostream stopped uploading just a week ago. With the stream backed up on my mac, I tried turning off the photostream (which deletes all the photos in the stream) and then turn it back on. The ...