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Disable iCloud Photo Library on Mac

I have been using iCloud Photo Library on my Mac for several months but I'm wanting to quit using it now. If I go in and try to turn it off, I get a message that all my photos will be deleted from my ...
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My macbook pro (2011) updated to OS X 10.10.5 and Photo was installed. Most of my older Photo events are missing

When Photo app opened, it did show up a "iPhoto events" tab, but most of my latest photos were missing. Tried the following: 1. I checked the Apple support communities and found that this was a ...
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How can I delete a photo off my camera roll, but keep it in my album?

I'm hitting the hide button, but it's still showing up in my camera roll. I want to delete some photos from my camera roll, but keep them in my album.
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Transfer Photos From Mac to iPhone

How could I transfer photos from a Mac to an iPhone? I don't want to use iCloud Photo Library or Photo Stream. I think there is some way to do it using iTunes. I would like it if the photos were ...
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Moving ipad pictures to a different computer

I previously have synced an old ipad with my computer. Then I gave my ipad to my dad to use. Now, it appears, that ipad somehow keeps track of the pictures I sync'ed with my computer differently ...
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Does Dropbox Auto Camera Upload work with iCloud Photo Library?

Currently, I store all my photos in iCloud Photo Library. However, I'd like to have another copy of them in Dropbox. Ideally, I'd want my iPad to upload all new images that I add to my iCloud Photo ...
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How to backup photos app on Mac?

I used to use iPhoto but then Apple scrapped it and introduced Photos app. Earlier to backup my library I would copy the iphoto library to external hard disk, but after this new introduction I have ...
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How can I select photos that i have not yet shared in a given album?

I have a lot of pictures, and I'd like to display only the ones I haven't shared in a specific album (ignored to add a selection of those to that album). I can't figure out how to run a selection on ...
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Failed upgrade to iPhoto 10.10.3 and Photos

I have 2 iPhoto libraries. Only the small one converted OK to iPhoto 10.10.3 so is accessible in Yosemite. When trying to convert/upgrade my large iPhoto library to 10.10.3 it failed/froze at 99% on ...
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Why does the system always show 200 MB occupied by Photo, but my iPhone has zero photos?

I am using an iPhone 5s 16 GB. iOS is updated to 8.4. I have no photos in my gallery. But the system always shows that 200 MB are used in Photo. What's the reason for this mismatch?
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bi-directionally sync Google Photos on external drive

I see in this post (Any way to auto download or sync all Google+ photos to my Mac?) that there's a good solution to bi-directionally syncing photos between my laptop and my Google Photos account ...
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iTunes 12 doesn't show the correct number of photos to be synced and doesn't sync all photos

I have iTunes 12.2 on a mac book pro with Yosemite, I use Photos app now instead of iPhotos after importing all of its events into iPhoto, plus I recently added around a few thousand pics and videos ...
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Keep Sorted By Date in photos not shown

I don't have a "Keep Sorted By Date" option in the view menu of photos. I have only "Keep Sorted By Title". Where can I find the "Keep Sorted By Date" option? Thanks
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How to automatically back up and archive my photo library?

I have a Macbook Air. I love it, but the hard drive is too small to fit my entire photo library. At this point the hard-drive is full and I need to find a way to move the files to a back-up location. ...
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Google Photos Backup creates large Pictures/GPBackup folder

I installed Google Photos Backups on OSX (Mavericks). It created a /Users/rob/Pictures/GPBackup folder that is 10 gig in size, and it looks like it has copies of all my photos and movies. I don't ...
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Can I delete photo files from Mac desktop after import to Photo?

I'm using Yosemite's Photos app (switching from iPhoto). I had a bunch of image files (about 200) on my desktop which I imported with the new Photos app. I want to clean up my desktop, as all the ...
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Photo arrengement without using date or name [closed]

I have some photos from my holidays from 3 different sources. Although these photos do not have any timestamp or something to do fast chronological order. What kind of photo management tool do you ...
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Is Photo compression-ratio for JPEG exports too high?

Despite selecting the High option when exporting JPEG images from Photo, I am finding the file size at destination is around 3MB - 60% smaller than when I exported the same images from iPhoto with the ...
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Can't delete photo, right clicking doesn't bring up trash can

I'm trying to delete a photo but it won't bring up any trash icons I've read about when right clicked. I tried dragging it to trash on the Dock and there are now multiple copies of the photo in the ...
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iPhone 4 camera roll “time created” information

I recently took a photo with my iPhone 4 and soon after e-mailed it to someone. When I downloaded my photos to my computer I noticed that the "time created" information showed a time that was after I ...
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Error when trying to move Photos Library

Can't find a likely looking existing question so here goes: I just updated to Yosemite and successfully (?? well -- it seems to work ) migrated my iPhoto library to Photos. Now however, I would like ...
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Photos App deleted all of my photos during a transfer to an external drive

I know I should have been more vigilant and backed up my drive before transferring, but have never had a problem before. However, this time, all of my precious photos from before my son's birth until ...
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Search images by rating with Spotlight

I and using IPTC metadata to set rating for photos. I would like use OS X Spotlight to search image by rating. I tried to create a "smart folder" in Finder with the following query (I created it with ...
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Photos Library Space Usage

I started cleaning up my Mac and I've noticed that the Photos App's Library was using roughly 72,5GB (info I see in ~/Photos). Long story short, I had around 8.000 items in there from the last 2,5 ...
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How can I take photos off my iPhone automatically?

I shoot a lot of photos and videos so my iPhone fills up often. The way I deal with it now is a time-wasting chore. I connect my phone to my computer. Dropbox automatically sucks my photos & ...
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Symbolic linking to Photos from another user

I am running El Capitan Beta, but this question would also apply to Yosemite. I want another account's (account B) "Photos" app to link to my primary account's (account A) Photos library without ...
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How do I get the photos off my iPhone to my Windows PC without using iCloud?

Used to be I plug in my iPhone and there was a drive under This PC for the iPhone and I use Windows photo synchronization to copy the photos from the phone to the PC. However, now when I plug in the ...
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Can an old photo from Gmail get put into my photo stream?

Is it possible for an old photo from gmail (like 6 years old) to be put into the photo stream after an update? A very old picture appeared in my photo stream and I don't know how it got there.
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How do control the order of photos in a shared Photos album?

I have a shared Photos album and have two changes I would like to rearrange the order of some photos and insert some new photos in particular places in the album. I don't see a way to do 1 and any ...
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Location information is not shown in “Years” view of Photos App

I do not see the location information of the pictures I have taken in 2014 when I am in "Years" view. I am sure pictures have GPS information on them. If I go in to 2014 year, I can see that ...
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Can I move pictures from my iCloud library to another

I have 200G of iCloud storage and about 120G of it is about 12,000 photos. They are all in my account. I want any pictures anyone in my family takes to make it into this list. However, the only way I ...
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App to organize “one photo per day” which keeps the photos separate from the camera roll?

I’m thinking of trying a “one photo per day” project. I would like to keep these photos separate from my other photos, so I was thinking of using a specific app for organizing them. I already tried ...
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Any way to retrieve lost iPod photos?

Okay, here's the story: I lost my beloved iPod touch at school one day and never found it again. I desperately want those photos back, but I can't recall ever having backed up any photos or anything ...
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Where are my iPhone Photos?

My iPhone states that my photo library is 8GB. However, I can only access about 100 photos from the phone or my Windows PC file explorer. I want to clear up space on the phone by moving photos to ...
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How to print Project in Photos with book jacket

In iPhoto I was able to Print Preview a project and it will generate a PDF with the book jacket as the first page. This does not seem to be the case in Photos because no matter what I try I cannot get ...
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How can I retrieve picture files from the Photos App on Mac OS X (Yosemite)?

What I am trying to do without success is to find a way to get the files of my photos (edited and original) in their best quality. So, let me give a heads up first. I have a DSLR camera and during ...
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Does iCloud have backup versioning? Can I restore from a backup different that the last one?

My iPhone 4 kept freezing so I reset it, after backing up my photos. When setting up the phone I hit restore as new phone instead of restore from iCloud backup. I started taking pics on the phone and ...
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Script to organize photos

I have a bunch of photos in different folders and I would like to organize them into a single directory structure. Many of the photos are duplicated. I would like to organize them into year/month ...
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Backup/sync Mac photo to external hard drive

It's already making me crazy - as a newbie with Mac. I have problem with backup/sync of my pictures. I would like to backup pictures from Photo library (Photo app) to external HDD but more like sync. ...
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Photos changes file format with export

Drag and drop mov files to my external changes the file format. The new file is not the same size as when in Photos. Does this compression lose "fidelity" of the video?
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Why are all my photos in one Collection?

I recently imported a large collection of old family photos that my dad had scanned some years ago. Since they didn't have any date/time metadata of their own they all show the date I copied them onto ...
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How to record photo/video files smaller on iOS

My iPhone photos and videos are too high resolution so that I can't send them via email or facebook messenger. I rarely need high-definition photo and video, and I'd like to set the default ...
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Moving Files From iCloud to Windows 7

When I log in to iCloud, select 48 pictures, and press download, only 4 get downloaded. I also tried to sync the PC with my iPhone. Only the last 30 pictures are on the iPhone. I want to move the ...
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New photo library in Photos.app

How can I create a new, empty photo library in Photos, separated from my current library.
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iPhoto app deleted but the photos are still showing in Media files

I have deleted the iPhoto app, because I no longer use it. However, the photos (all 2000 of them) are still accessible when I try to insert media on Pages or Evernote or Keynote. I want to permanently ...
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Is there a before/after edit view in OS X Photos' Editing view? [duplicate]

I've used photo editing apps before that show a before/after split view, so you can see the original image and the edited image either side by side or overlaid. Like this: Is there a similar ...
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Problems with photo stream

I have a large photo library and I do not want to buy extra space from Apple so that I can use the iCloud photo library. Instead, I want to use the photo stream to synchronize every photo taken from ...
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Photos preview thumbnails missing on import from android camera

When I connect my android camera to my MacBook and go to the Photos import screen all thumbnails from my photos are missing.. There's a placeholder displayed instead. Probably something to do with ...
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Yosemite Photos: How to select only photos

Photos Version 1.0.1 (215.65.0) I can't seem to see anywhere inside Photos to filter items by file type. No detail/list view like in Finder for me to sort and select. Search with, for example *.JPG ...
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How to make Automator choose specific file types?

I have a program made in Automator which: I move folder on to my Automator programm file. It takes all pics from all subfolders Copies them to same subfolders It resizes pics in all copied subfolder ...