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Can you save the current desktop background as an image? [duplicate]

I've deleted a photo by mistake. I have the photos as my desktop background. Is there any way that I can take it and save it?
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Software for sorting images based on the image data (not file type)

I have a bunch of photos that I have recovered from a corrupted hard drive and I need some way to sort them because all of my personal photos are mixed in with the operating system and application ...
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How can I display the date on actual photos taken with iPhone?

I need some photos that I have taken to be dated. The date must be displayed on the actual photo (in a similar fashion to how one would think of film photos), but I have no idea how to do this? My ...
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Application to save copies of reduced resolution photos on iPhone?

I am looking for an application that will save a copy of a photo on my camera at a smaller resolution. Can't find anything...thanks!
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How do I copy files from the photo library (not the Camera Roll) to a PC

Pretty simple really. I have a bunch of photos not in the Camera Roll and I would like to copy them to a PC. There doesn't seem to be a single useful article on the web that helps with this.
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Photos from iPad to iCloud?

I shoot a photo in iPad. I want it will be available in iCloud. How can I do it? I cannot see the PhotoStream in iCloud. I can see all Pages, Numbers etc documents but not photos, I find this very ...
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iPhone 4S photos app not working

I got my iPhone 4S a week ago since I got it, it seems I can't open the photo app. I can't see the pictures I have taken. Whenever I try to open the photo app, a white screen appears for two seconds ...
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Why can't I sync more photos to my ipod touch?

I am trying to sync all of my photos to my ipod touch. it syncs some of them but now when I add more folders it simply fails upfront saying: No photos were copied to the Ipod because there is not ...
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If I've migrated from iPhoto to Photos, can I safely the migrated photo library?

I used to have iPhoto on my machine and have migrated to Photos. I notice now that I have two photo libraries on my machine that are taking up over 10 GB each. I'd like to reclaim disk space, but I ...
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Properly delete and then restore everything in iCloud Photos

Due to what seems to be a very unusual bug, the storage counter for my iCloud account is stuck thinking that I have occupied more Photos storage than I really have. I was briefly in contact with Apple ...
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Apple restore problem

I accidentally deleted a photo from the "Recently Deleted" album and I need it back. I have an iCloud back-up but every time I restore the back-up, the photo is not in the gallery and I know for sure ...
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~/Pictures Bloated Size

I am planning on backing up my pictures When I got to ~/Pictures it shows 168.57GB Size and then two libraries iPhoto and photos as shown below. I thought these were just links so total of all my ...
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Backing up just photo files from Photos library

A similar question was asked before but doesn't go into the detail I am looking for- Backing up Photos library to external hard drive I would like to backup my Photos library but I don't want to use ...
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iPhone seems to have to “download” all my recent photos, but iCloud is turned off

I normally let my recently taken camera pictures sync with Dropbox. Since the sync wasn't happening, I started to investigate. It seems that my recent pictures aren't stored on my iPhone. When I try ...
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Can I extend internal iPad storage?

Running out of space to store photos on our iPad 2. Is it possible to plug in an external storage device, move photos to it, and then be able to access those photos as if they were stored internally?
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Backup picture using FreeFileSync

I would like to backup my pictures using FreeFileSync, I say pictures because i want to migrate both iPhoto and photos libraries till i figure which one i want to keep I have my reasons not to use ...
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How to remove all pictures from the Photos app and put them in a folder?

I want to store some pictures that I had in a camera in a folder on my mac, but when I inserted its memory card on the the respective USB port, the app Photos opened up, and there was the option to ...
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How to permently delete images from Photos?

I've read online to delete images from a mac which you have imported through the Photo's app that you must Launch the Photos app on your Mac. Go to the File > Show recently deleted menu item. Click ...
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What is the Default Location of Photos in Photo application?

I see many photos in Photos application. However, I cannot add them to my mails without knowing their exact location. I am using El Capitan. Of course, I can take a screenshot of originals always but ...
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How to import photos from iPhone to a Mac with OS X El Capitan?

I started my Photos app on the Mac by pressing the Option key and then clicking on the Photos app icon, so that I can choose an external hard drive to store photos. However, the Photos app is showing ...
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Adding photos to iPhone programmatically without iTunes

I'd like to know how to add photos to an iOS device without iTunes nor any "iPhone explorer" programs. I have the image files, and I have the iPhone "mounted" on a Linux machine, which means I have ...
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My Photos.app starts on system startup

Apple's new Photos.app starts on every system startup although there is no configuration settings for system startup. Here is my checklist: Users & Groups > Login Items (There is no config for ...
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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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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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Reverting back to Mavericks from El Capitan

Ever since I downloaded El Capitan I have lost the ability to Drag & Drop photos into Pages documents I am creating. Also in Pages, Certificate templates, for example, are not able to be edited. ...
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Still shot from video on iPhone

I took a video with my iPhone 5s. I would like to print one frame of this video as a still picture. I tried taking a screen shot of it, but ended up with the menu on the top and bottom of the picture. ...
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When migrating from iPhoto to Photos my trainer deleted Photos library rather than iPhotos library

OS X Yosemite v. 10.10.5... When migrating from iPhoto to Photos my trainer deleted Photos library rather than iPhotos library. What needs to be done to correct?
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How to hide Photos from iOS

The new OS X Photos App allows to hide photos. Hidden photos will only appear in the Hidden album (or in any album which you explicitly added them to). However, the Hidden photos keep showing on the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 PC....
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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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Photos.app: Unique smart album criteria for identifying iOS screenshots?

Looking for a way to automatically collect iOS screenshots and add them to the Screeenshots album, but with high accuracy (trying to avoid false positives). It's fairly simple to track down the ...
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Problem with moving photos to new album on iPhone [duplicate]

I created a new iPhone album, later I moved some photos from Camera Roll to the new Album. The problem is that when I delete the moved photos from the Camera Roll, I can't find them in the new Album. ...
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Saving photos to iPhoto from iCloud, does copy/paste work?

I am new to iCloud, and trying to figure out how to save my iPhone photos to my MacBookPro (Yosemite OS) for archiving purposes. Right now, I am manually copying the photos from my "photo stream" ...
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Video darker than photo on iPhone 5S

I had this iPhone for one year but this is the first time I noticed this issue. These are my specs: iPhone 5S 32GB - iOS 8.4 - ME435CS/A. This is a photo made w/out flash: This is a screenshot ...
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Can't take photos but space available!

My phone says I have 494gb available (I just spent $9.99 for cloud space!) but I'm not able to take any photos!! What do I do?
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Why can't I see my photos in finder?

When I search for photos in finder I can see just Photo Booth's photos: But I have a lof of pictures in Photos app, why can't I see them? Update The option "use as system photo library" (in ...
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Import OS X Folders into Photos.app on mac [duplicate]

Does anyone know to import OS X folders into Photos.app albums? Every time I drag a folder in photos.app, it doesn't automatically generate an album for that folder. Is there a way to force this ...
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OS X Photos removes 5 photos when converting to iCloud Photos

When I try to convert my local Photos.app library to iCloud, the amount of photos in the library decreases from 686 to 681. I have tried to convert my local library multiple times but the problem ...
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My iphone 6 plus is bent and not powering on, need to retrieve data not backup to cloud

First, thanks in advance for any help. I got the new iPhone 6 plus four months ago from AT&T. The phone has been working great the whole time until i sat on it when getting into my car last Friday ...
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Display time zone in photos app for mac

I'm trying to display the time zone that an image was taken in in the Photos app for Mac. I've seen screenshots of this being done but I can't seem to figure it out myself. What is a way to do so?
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Do pics get multiplied in iPhone's photo app?

If we make a album in iPhone's photo app by selecting some photos from 'all photos', would it multiply or duplicate the pictures in the phone? As the pics will be there in 'all pictures' section too ...
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Downloading large photos from Photo Stream on iPad

Downloading from Photo Stream gives me a small size picture (approx 200 KB) and I want to download the full size (1 to 2 MB) file. How can this be done? What is the criteria for deleting my iPad ...
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How do I save the photos I took on iPhone on my iPad?

My photos come across through iCloud to my iPad. I would like to keep them longer than a few months. I have plenty of storage, but the photos disappear.
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iPhone 5 says photo library is 7.1 GB but isn't and Storage Full prompt is shown

My iPhone 5 tells me my photo library has 7.1 GB but in actuality it doesn't just 50 pictures. Can someone explain why I'm getting the "storage full" prompt? Apps take up very little room and I ...
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What is the difference between iCloud Photo Library and My Photo Stream

In my iPhone settings I have both set ON. What is the difference if I turn one or the other off?i