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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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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 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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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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Unwanted photos on My Photo Stream

I'm receiving unwanted photos on my photo stream from another user? What setting needs adjusting? It's an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.1.
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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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Will Photo Stream go away when iCloud Photos leaves beta?

iOS 8.1 is out and there is a public beta for iCloud Photos. There are many differences between the new iCloud Photo service and the old Photo Stream, but for the scope of this question I am only ...
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Which photos to be transferred after backup in a new apple device?

If I open my iCloud account in a new apple device, then which photos would be transferred - photos from camera roll or photostream ?
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Emailing pics from icloud photostream

I'm afraid I'm not very wised up technically. I have taken pics on my ipad. They have synced to my pc, in the icloud photostream, where I can view them. I want to attach some of them to an email, ...
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Posting photos from iPhoto to Facebook

I want to make a Facebook post consisting of several selected photos from my photo stream in iPhoto. For some reason this appears to be extremely difficult. What am I missing? Steps I've tried so ...
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Does Photo Stream update later if computer is offline?

I shoot with a DSLR on the road and import the photos on my laptop MBP to edit them. Sometimes, the laptop is not in a wifi zone when I import the photos (physically from SD card), and they do 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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photostream with no iphone

I no longer have my iPhone, but I wanted to know if there was anyway I could access the pictures that I uploaded to Photostream before I got rid of the phone. Or are they all completely lost?
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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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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 ...
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Can I safely delete from my iphone photos shared by friends?

I would like to free some space on my iPhone 4S by deleting my local copies of photos from a friend's photo stream. Can I do that without affecting my friend's originals and without signing out from ...
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My photostream pics are gone after iOS 8 update

I did the iOS8 update and prior to this my photostream had 700+ photos but I only had 200+ of those in my camera roll, I assumed they were backed up on my iCloud, however after the update I only have ...
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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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Can I edit an iPad photo and save both the edited and original version?

I have an iPad 2 running iOS 8. Is there a way to edit a photo and save both the edited and original versions? Does it matter if I make the edit from the photo stream or camera roll? Thank you.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...