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Photos app and iCloud

I have my photos saved in my 'Photos' application on my Macbook Air. I also have them saved on my iCloud (i can see them what i log on icloud.com). Now, if i delete photos from my 'Photos' ...
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How do I export photos from my iPhone 6 to my Western Digital external hard drive for backup copies?

How do I export photos from my iPhone 6 to my Western Digital external hard drive using my Mac? I need to clear up space on my phone already and can't believe how frustrating it is trying to figure ...
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How do you manually reposition faces in Mac OS X Yosemite's Photos App?

I'm not sure if this is a bug or just me missing something out, but when I try to manually add faces in my Photos app (go to photo, 'Get info', 'Add face'), a circle appears where I can name/tag the ...
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What is Photos Library.photoslibrary_prepare?

I noticed earlier today that I was using a lot more hard drive space than I expected, so I went looking for large folders. Under the Pictures library in my home folder, I see a file called Photos ...
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Can I delete images from Pictures folder? Are they redundant?

I have several gigabyte of images/photos in my Pictures folder on my Mac. I also have the Photos Library and iPhotos Library bundles. I believe all my images/photos would have been imported into the ...
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some iphone photos not showing up on pc

When I plug my iPhone into my computer I click on my iPhone and click on internal storage and there are two folders with all my pictures in it. There are about 2 months worth of pictures from my ...
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How do I migrate my photographs FROM Photos back to iPhoto?

I only recently figured out how to open iPhoto again (I hate Photos!) However, is there any way to migrate my newer photos uploaded to Photos (when I thought I had no other choice) to iPhoto? (When I ...
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Trying to Find Photos on Harddrive from Photos App

Our hard drive died and we had to get a new one - I have my old hard drive in one of those NexStar things (bear with me as I am not that good at computers!). I am looking for my photos from the Photo ...
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How can I create a Live Photo on my Mac and put it on my iPhone via iCloud Library?

I suppose this is a two-part question, really. How do I create a Live Photo on my Mac, given I already have jpg and mov files (both in 9:16 aspect ratio)? How can I transfer that Live Photo to my ...
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If I delete a Picture from Photos on Mac will it also delete it in iCloud? [duplicate]

I need to know if deleting a picture from Photos on my iPhone will delete it from iCloud also? I deleted photos from MacBook and iCloud but they still appear on my iPhone. And vice versa
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How do Mac file imports from SD cards work when the option is set to delete after import?

My uncle recently imported files from his SD card and there were serious errors. I have no idea WHY that's occurred, but the videos I took are once in a lifetime. I shot on .MOV format, but the card ...
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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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Sharing a Photos library across multiple accounts

How can I share the same Photos library between multiple user accounts on the same machine I currently have my photos library on an external drive. "Ignore ownership on this volume" is set. The ...
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Recovering iPhone camera roll from iMac

Today I upgraded from an iPhone 5s to an iPhone 6s via the Verizon store. The clerk told me everything would be transferred between phones automatically. After getting home I discovered my photos on ...
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Keep whole Time Machine backup plus incremental Photos backup on external HDD

I have a 320 GB HFS+ external HDD. My MacBook Air only has 128 GB of storage which is why I want Time Machine to back up my Photos to that external drive in order to be able to delete the Photos off ...
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Can't see Photos on Apple TV

I recently moved from a 3rd gen Apple TV to a 4th gen. With the 3rd gen, I loved how it would display photos from my iMac. With the 4th gen model, I can't seem to get that working. I logged out ...
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iMac Yosemite to iPad Air or Air 2

Can I share individual JPEG photos from my iMac Yosemite to my iPad Air or Air2, or must I email them to the iPad? I am thinking of buying the latter to use at my desk while painting and need to be ...
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Export frame to Pictures…where?

In Photos app, while playing a movie, if you select the gear in player controller appear a menu list. Selecting "Export frame to Pictures" (or something like that) Photos should save the frame... ...
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Duplication of iPhone Photos folders after a while

I've had this problem for quite a while now, and I'm tired of it. When I synch my iPhone via iTunes, and include images, I select all albums I want to synch. Everything works like a charm, and the ...
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Upload iCloud photos with OS X 10.7

My only Mac is so old that it only runs a maximum of OS X 10.7 which does not support iCloud Photo Library. I want to upload a few thousand photos from my hard drive to iCloud Photo Library one time ...
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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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Make Time Machine-like backups of Photos onto external drive

I don't need to backup my whole disk but I want to backup my Photos once a month. From what I've read, Time Machine seems to work amazingly well so I was hoping for a similar solution for Photos. I ...
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Apple Photos: Add a face when there's no button in the info window

The normal way to add a face in Photos is to open the phone, open the info window, and the click the + button that should appear in that window's faces section. However, on some photos, the button ...
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Photos storage full after iCloud storage upgrade

I had a message to say my storage was full, so I have upgraded iCloud to 50GB, in the iCloud settings it shows the additional space is there, but photo continues to say the storage is full and I need ...
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Deleted album on pc now iPhone won't sync as can't find deleted album

I've deleted the original album, of an album synced to my iPhone now it won't let me sync anything onto my iPhone as it can't find this album, there has to be a way around this surely! Thanks in ...
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Issues with date adjustments when exporting photos from Photos for Mac to other software (including Shutterfly and Google Photos)

I was planning on keeping a backup of my photo library on Google Photos, but noticed many of the photos in my photo library had the wrong dates (from camera errors etc). I changed these using the ...
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How can I get iCloud Photo Library to use less storage space on my iPad?

My iPad only has 16 GB of space, and I have iCloud Photo Library switch on but set to "Optimise iPad Storage". However, my iPad is now showing "0 bytes" available, and my Photo Library is taking up ...
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Browse iCloud Photos in Finder

I have an iPhone and a Mac and I am sharing all my photos on iCloud. If I am on my computer and I want to change my Facebook profile picture to a photo I took on my phone, where do I look? I have ...
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iPhone Security When Showing Pics

Is there a way to keep my iPhone 5 secure when passing it around to show photos? Yes, even in 2016 some people still behave like they did in High School: you pass over your phone so they can see a ...
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How to import photos to keynote IPAD

I have been looking all over the place for a simple answer, I want to make keynote presentations using photos from my company facebook page, I feel like it is impossible there is not a simple import ...
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Clear photo cache when iCloud Photos optimization is enabled

I started using iCloud Photos recently and love it. I have photos syncing on my iPhone(16gb), my MacBook Pro(240gb), and in the cloud of course. My issue is that I have 12 photos on my phone that ...
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How do I remove or delete a photo from an album, but not from the library?

How do I remove or delete a photo from an album on iPhoto, but not from the library? When I hit "delete", it asks "do you want to remove this photo from your album?", I answer "yes" but the photo ...
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I've tried to export from Photos to hard drive but it says my Mac Hard Drive is in “read” only mode How change so I can export?

Took me forever how to finally figure out how to export photos/videos from the new Photos app to an external hard drive - which I must do to free up space as I have over 100 gig of footage I've shot ...
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Merge Dropbox pictures in to iCloud Photos

Years ago I was changing phones and created a Dropbox account so that my old pictures could be saved. For the past 4 or 5 years I've been using an iPhone so my pictures are stored in iCloud Photos. ...
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Sorting apps, pictures and accounts on my work iphone, personal ipad, kids ipads, wifes iphone and ipad?

Im looking for suggestions to help smooth out the issues im having with so many people in our house having so many different accounts and devices. Issue of the day...Photos. I have photos and video ...
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IMac late 09 running El Capitan

I'm stymied! Transferred 2800 .jpeg photos from my pc. All arranged by category. Wrote prior book + photos with iauthor all went well. Started new book for the 2800 pics brought in. Can't drag them ...
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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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Photos app no longer sees my phone

I have an android phone connected using PTP over USB. (A Fairphone FP1) OSX used to launch Photo's every single time I plugged in the phone to charge, which was very annoying, so I unticked the box ...
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Downloading photos from iPhone 6s

When taking photos from iPhone, it will display the location of the image where the photo was taken. However when I download the photos to my PC (windows), it does not show up. Is there a way that ...
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Is there a command or script in mac OS X to set the creation date to match the modification date?

Somehow, the creation date of all the photos on my USB drive has been updated to a recent date, but the modification date remains untouched. So any photo app thinks the photos were just taken recently ...
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How can I safely backup and remove Photos from MacBook (El Capitan)?

Sub question: Can this be done without a great deal of manual nonsense? I have over 100GB of Photos / Videos in my library after a couple years of imports from my iPhone. While I know that most of ...
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How to extract all the photos used in my calendar projects in Photos app

Each year, I created a calendar project (in iPhoto, then Photos). I would like to be able to create an album of all the photos used in those calendars. I guess they must be stored in one way or ...
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Where does Photos.app store the iPhone videos I've imported?

I use my iPhone to take photos and video, then import them onto my Macbook using the new Photos app. Now I'm trying to find the original videos so I can put them on an external hard drive for a ...
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How can I delete photos from my iPhone and still retain them on my desktop?

How can I delete photos from my iPhone and still retain them on my desktop (OS X El Capitan)? I am not sure if it is possible to delete from my iPhone once the photos are on my desktop.
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How do I disable iCloud without losing all my photos?

I foolishly enabled iCloud hoping that I could sync photos between my apple devices. However, I do not want the same photos on all my devices and I do not want ANY at all stored long term in my cloud. ...
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Unable to import into Photos from iPhone over USB?

I've been trying to sync Photos from my iPhone 5S to my rMBP. I connect with an Apple-branded 3 foot Lightning cable, and I'm able to sync to iTunes with the cable, but Photos for whatever reason is ...
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Can not see photos received in iphone photo gallery

I can not see all photos in iphone 6s gallery. It shows photos from camera, what's app etc. But I received some photos and files through superbeam app share from andriod phone. These are visible in ...
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Auto rotate photos and save them afterwards (perhaps using Preview?)

So I was previewing some photos using Preview app and I notice that Preview (at least on 10.10.5 Yosemite) automatically fixes rotation issues on the thumbnail on the left. e.g. photo is upside-down ...
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How do I transfer photo/video from Ipad2 to Windows XP computer? What driver when asks for new hardware found? (Don't have disk)

I have an ipad2 and windows XP service pack 3. When put USB to Windows XP it recognizes IPad2 and I can hit "Trust this computer' on Ipad2. However, the windows XP computer then says "new hardware ...
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How to share photos with iOS users if you don't own any Apple products

I have a bunch of family members with iPads. I'd like to share picture streams with them. But I don't want to buy any Apple products, thus no icloud access for me. I have pro accounts for dropbox and ...