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Why are locations not showing in my camera roll PHOTO iOS 8.3 iPhone 5

Why are locations not showing in my camera roll PHOTO iOS 8.3 iPhone 5 recently the location of where the pic was taken would be shown, now the locations are not being shown. Would like to have that ...
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How can I expose the faces data from OS X Photos to iOS Photos?

I've spent some time teaching Photos on my Mac to know which face belongs to what name and now have a nice set of groups. I'd like to be able to access that metadata on iOS - preferably through ...
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iCloud Photo Library not optimizing

My wife's 16gb iP5 is not optimizing iCPL she is now out of space. What do I need to do to fix this? I've read that if I turn off iCPL on her phone and then delete all the pictures in her photos app ...
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How to select a photo from Mac OS photos from an open/attach dialogue box

When in messaging apps such Telegram Messenger I sometime want to attach a photo. In these cases I am presented with a dialogue box like the below: As the photo is invariably in my iPhoto (or more ...
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How to clear the Photos icon badge

For some reason that is not clear to me, the Photos app icon now displays a badge (the number 1 in a red circle top right corner) First of all, I have no idea what that badge is suppose to represent. ...
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In the new photos app, how can photos be deleted from device independent of import time?

I go to photos app. I DO NOT select "Delete after import" (for the purpose of seeing if it mattered). I import photos from iphone. Now I havent found an obvious way to go back and delete all of the ...
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How can I remove my old iPhoto library after migrating to Photos?

I upgraded to Yosemite and migrated my iPhoto library to the new Photos app. I'm happy with Photos and don't plan to go back to iPhoto. This Apple support article makes it clear that the photos don't ...
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How do i delete an untitled folder in Albums iPhone 5 PHOTOS app

iPhone 5, iOS 8.3, PHOTOS How do I delete an untitled folder in Albums iPhone 5 PHOTOS app? Once again I am stumped, I can't delete a folder in Albums in the Photos app on my iPhone 5, 8.3. From my ...
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How to disable face detection in Photos for OS X

I don't like the feature that automatically detects faces in Photos for OS X because of the unnecessary CPU and disk space consumption. A photo library of 360 MB generated 50 MB of face detection data ...
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Importing Finder Folders to Albums in Photos app

I organize all of my photos into folders. I have years of photos organized properly by year_date_event_name. I would like to import the folders directly into the Photos app as Albums named as the ...
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OSX Yosemite - Photos -

I liked that the events showed only thumbnail images on iPhoto and if i wanted to open a particular event then i got to see all the images from that day. In the new photos it just shows albums and all ...
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how long does it take to synch across devices

I've imported 1,000 photos into Photos on my Mac, and my settings are "Store in iCloud", it is over an hour since I did the import and when I log into iCloud.com via Safari I can see the photos there ...
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Photos for OS X: How to generate album automatically at import

In iPhoto I relied heavily on the events feature. I had about 100 events. In Photos for OS X I'm totally ok with the new albums that replaces events somehow. But I am looking to automatically create ...
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Funny icon stops image copy to windows computer [on hold]

When I attempt to copy my photos using Windows explorer (file manager), it fails if there are any of the funny icons (see three in attached image). If the folder has none, it copies properly. If ...
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how can I add photos from an external drive to the new Photos

I have a large library of old photos stored on my External Hard Drive (EHD). I would like t bring these old photos into Photos (Mac OS X Yosemite). How can I do this, what's the best way to do this?
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I duplicate a file in photos app mac and it references the same file

I duplicate a file in photos app for mac and it references the same file rather than export a new file. I use a referenced library.
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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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Photos on iPhone not showing up when I import to laptop

I have hundreds of photos (all of 2012, in fact) that show up in the Photos app on my iPhone 5S. But when I imported all photos to my laptop, it looks like if they don't exist. I have tried iCloud, ...
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How do I Batch Change a group of photo names on new Photo app?

On the old iPhoto, you used to select Batch Change from dropdown menu after highlighting a group of photos and you could rename them and it would append a number. Now I can only find ways to re-name a ...
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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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How to sync non-system photo library to iPhone

The default photo library is system library. Any new library created is non-system photo library. How to sync the photos in these library into iPhone? In iTunes it seems that you can only sync the ...
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GPS Location and Date Stamps on iPhone Photos

Over a year ago, I took photos on my iPhone and sent them to someone via Verizon Wireless. The GPS location and date are stamped on the photos. The person receiving the photos (who is on my Verizon ...
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iPhoto does not import photos from iPhone after switching the library to external storage

On a Mac running Yosemite, I moved my iPhoto library to an external hard disk, just by cut and pasting it. After running iPhoto, it could not find the local library anymore and asked me for the ...
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With New Photos app on Mac, how do I manage photos on my iPhone?

I have 2 iMacs at office and at home; an iPhone, and an iPad. I recently installed the new Photos app on both iMacs. In both cases, I'm using iCloud Photo Library. So - any new photos I take on my ...
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How to add location/coordinates/place to the image since I am using Photos app? [duplicate]

It was possible in iPhoto, but not for now. What should I do to achieve that?
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My iPad camera roll says it is using 7.5 gb after all pics have been deleted for weeks

Please help me. I have deleted apps and photos to get memory on my iPad, and it still says I have 0gb left. It has been a couple of weeks. All photos have been deleted from the 'recently deleted' ...
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Photos stopped uploading to iCloud. What can I do?

After updating to OS X 10.10.3, I opened Photos.app and imported my iPhoto library. Around ~3,000 photos were uploaded to iCloud, but the upload process stopped before the remaining 7,200 photos were ...
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Photos back to iPhoto?

Is there a way to get iPhoto back after installing Photos? When I upgraded to Yosemite 10.10.3, it installed Photos. I am not really liking the format or the design.
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Photos App & faces sync

I am using the new Photos App (Yosemite). Everything is synchronised (iCloud) but the faces. Is this a feature or a bug?
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How can I download iCloud photos from previous/older devices?

My iCloud is full and I checked what is in it. I have my current iPhone and I have two old broken iPhones and a broken iPad in there. I'm reluctant to delete them in case they have some of my much ...
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Uploading images from a Mac to an iPad

How do I upload my photos from my iMac to an iPad 3? My operating system is OS X 10.9.5
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Pix from iPhone 6 show up on iCloud, but not on iMac's new Photos app

Using latest operating systems on both iPhone and iMac. The photos taken from iPhone are not showing up on my iMac's Photos app. I have "My Photo Stream" turned on in Photos' iCloud preferences. ...
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Is it possible to change the face that represents each person on Photos.app on OS X 10.10?

I'd like to change the thumbnail selected by Photo.app for some of the people on the Faces album, but I can't seem to find that option. Also, consolidating some of the suggested names –which I suppose ...
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New Photos App on Yosemite Isn't Syncing Smart Albums to my iPhone or iPad

All my photos transferred just fine from iPhoto to Photos. My albums (smart and regular) are also all there too. I'm using iCloud to sync my library to my iPhone and my iPad and at first it removed ...
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Creating Smart Folders (perhaps programmatically) based on photo IPTC metadata?

I have thousands of photos with IPTC metadata -- I'm mostly interested in the star-ratings and the tags -- and I'd like to create folders for those images that automatically stay in sync as I change ...
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Does migrating to Apple's new Photos app actually double my storage requirements?

I was using Disk Inventory X to visualize my hard drive storage and help me find some extra space. It appears that iPhoto Library takes 52.0 GB and Photos Library takes 49.4 GB. Is this a known ...
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Importing into Photos: Unable to get metadata

I'm switching to using Photos and I'm trying to import all my old photos. I select them all in Finder and drag them into Photos, some import and for some I get the error "Unable to get metadata". ...
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How do I delete unlinked folders from iCloud.com

How can I remove unlinked folders, such as "Readdle Documents" in iCloud Drive, left behind after uninstalling the app, also "All Events" folders in Photos, left from old library uploads?
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Importing an iPhoto library in Photos

I had an iPhoto library in a non-standard folder and it was not recognised by Photos (which is OK). I would now like to import all the photos and then delete the old library. How? If I open Photos ...
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Photos - loading

When I switched over to Photos from iPhoto, many of my previous photos did not show up. Random photos just not there, probably about 25%. That doesn't count photos that were just in Photo Stream ...
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Is it possible to keep using iPhoto in parallel with Photos?

Is it possible to keep using iPhoto after starting to use Photos?
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How to import older Aperture photo library after setting up new Photos app and a new library

I was very timid to check out the new Photos.app, and therefore decided to just start a fresh library and have it sync what my phone had through iCloud Photo Library. After checking it out for a ...
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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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iCloud Photos: What happens when deleted from phone

If I delete photos from my All Photos, will they be deleted from iCloud also?
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What does “referenced file offline” mean in Photos?

I have large numbers of files in my Photos from my recently migrated Aperture library that show a crossed out reference icon indicating that the "referenced file is offline". If I try to access ...
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Where did my Aperture library go after migrating to Photos?

I've been lead to believe from what I've read on the Web that migrating from Aperture to iCloud leaves my Aperture library intact (using Unix hard links). But that's not what happened for me. Aperture ...
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How do Aperture stacks work in the Photos app?

What happens when an Aperture stack is imported into photos? It seems that all of the images in the stack get imported as individual images with no relation to one another. Can that possibly be right? ...
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Are the photos I share using the Photos app not really shared?

When I share a photo to iCloud using the Photos app, subsequent edits to the photo in my library seem not so sync with the shared photo. Has sharing created a new copy of my photo?
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iPhoto trashed photos back in Photos library

I Just upgraded from iPhoto to Photos, and it appears that all the photos that were in the trash in iPhoto are now back in the photo library in Photos. Do I have to go through and delete them all ...