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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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Mysterious photo uploads to Google Photos

I realise this question is somewhat of an intersection of OS X and Google but I'll start here. My partner discovered that most of her pictures (up to 2013) that are on her Mac were mysteriously ...
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How do you display time zone in Apple photos

I've seen the following screenshot showing the time zone in the info display in the new photos app. I can see how to see the time zone if I use the adjust time and date, but it doesn't display in the ...
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how to download all photos and vids from icloud to pc at once? [duplicate]

How can I download all photos and videos from icloud to pc at once? I succeed download only one photo at a time.
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iPhoto does not recognise the photos on the SD card of my new camera.

I am running Lion on iMac and iPhoto is up to date. my new camera is a sony a6000. The photos show up in the import window, even with an image of the camera, but when I ask iPhoto to import them it ...
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Photos in my iPhone not visible on Photo App Albums and cannot be removed

There are some photos in my iPhone visible only through the Windows Explorer. I am not allowed to delete them through Windows but since they are not seen in the Albums, I cannot delete them at all.
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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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Use EXIF Create-Date instead of Modify-Date in Photos.app

I know I can change basically any kind of metadata in image files with exiftool, but what if I have already imported pictures into Photos’ database and realize that they contain wrong or unwanted ...
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Copy iPhoto library

I have two Macs: an iMac (20-inch Early 2008) with Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 and a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. Both computers back up to a 2TB Time Capsule. I need to copy ...
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Restored from time machine, photos in one big pile

Our iMac (OS X Yosemite 10.10) got a new hard drive a few weeks ago, and I used Time Machine to restore from LACIE. Everything seems fine, except for the photos (I guess it's iPhoto '11, it says ...
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How can I delete photos from the photo library in iOS 8?

I'm using an iPhone with iOS 8.4, and a Mac with Yosemite using the Photos app and syncing with iTunes. iCloud Photo Library is turned off on both the Mac and the iPhone. After syncing with iTunes ...
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Why do I get a “This photo is not editable” message in iOS 8?

I have photos in my iPhone that were added using iTunes sync with a Photos library. I do not see a way to delete them (no trash can icon) and when I tap "Edit" while viewing them I get the following ...
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help: Unused photo stream still taking up storage space? how to delete on iphone 4s

i do not use my photo stream have had it turned off for over a year. SEttings>general>usage> photos & camera > camera roll 1.5gb photo libraray 0.6 kb photo stream 80.3 kb how do i rid the photo ...
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Deleting all but favorite photos and videos on the iPhone

I'd like to delete the vast majority of the images/videos on my phone. There this previous question about deleting all images on the phone which is what I've done in the past. However I would really ...
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How can I E-mail multiple photos ?

How do I e-mail multiple Photos from MAC desktop with Yosemite? What is keyboard shortcut to select multiple images and e-mail them?
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I have no photos in my album but it still says that it takes 508 MB of space on my iphone

So I have no photos in my phone, but it still says that it takes 508 MB when I look at my usage in settings. There is literally no photos at all, even the recently deleted has been deleted, and I ...
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Importing Photos from Lion to Yosemite Photo Library to External Storage Device

I recently upgraded to Yosemite. Before that, I used to have my library stored on my external hard drive. Now I am panicking because while I was able to move my Yosemite Photo library to my external ...
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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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Can I view shared photo albums on the icould.com web interface?

I just switched to using the icloud photo library and I enjoy the possibility to view my photos on any computer via the icloud.com web interface. However, my shared albums do not appear there. Is that ...
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Terminal Command Line to find corrupted files

I do have just one corrupted photo into my Photos Library. Is there is any UNIX command line that I can use in terminal in order to scan my Photos Library Folder and find out which file is corrupted? ...
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How do I find and use filename on photos in Photos.app?

I live by my photo filenames but they are gone in now that there is the new (crappy) Photos. Thankfully one computer I did not do the update so I still have iPhoto. Certainly I'm missing something ...
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Why is Photo on MacBook Pro automatically importing my photos from iPhone?

I'm not plugging in the USB cable from iPhone to the MacBook. Every time I add new photos on my iPhone, they automatically import to Photos to the MacBook. If I delete them from my MacBook, they also ...
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Photos Shared Album sort order

I want to use a shared album to combine photos taken on different cameras and by different people. I would like the photos to be sorted by the date/time they were shot. Instead, Apple is sorting by ...
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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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How to hide a photo in the new Photos.app

I would like to know if it's possible to hide photos in the new Photos.app
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Recover accidentally deleted photos not shown in recently deleted

I accidentally deleted a photo, and it does not show in the "recently deleted" folder. Is there any way I can get it back? I have iOS 8.2.
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How do I solve the Error Code -36?

I deleted some photos from iPhotos and Photos libraries that I should not have. I want to restore these from my Time Machine back of a couple days ago. When I do this I keep getting the following ...
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how to backup/export photos/videos from the new photos app to external had disk

I have a huge library in the new photos app on my Mac OS X Yosemite machine, I want to know the easiest way to export or backup all these photos and videos on an external hard disk (formatted for ...
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automatically share photos to Photos iCloud Shared Albums

I'd like to script the Yosemite Photos app so that every time I place images to a folder on my desktop, it automatically is imported into the Photos app and uploaded to a shared album. Is this ...
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How to delete photos from iPhoto/Phots with a particular filename format?

I have a phone that stores 2 images every time I take a picture. One is a high resolution photo and the other is a low resolution photo. When I connect my phone to the mac, it imports all the photos ...
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iCloud Photos problem? - Photos on iOS want's to transfer images again

Newest iOS, iPhone 5s 64GB This morning, I realised that Photos on iOS wants to transfer 40000 pictures again - it seems to be fast, within 15 minutes 6000 less, so I guess they are already where ...
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3 referenced files in your library will not upload to iCloud Photo Library error

Select referenced files in your library and choose “Consolidate” from the File menu to copy the original files into the library. I get the following error messages when I try and sync my Photos ...
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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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Photos app - moving pictures and re-associating

I have been organizing years of photos and photo albums into Apple's new Photos app. I recently picked up a new SSD to just handle my photo collection. I moved all of the photos to that drive. Now the ...
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Managing Photos Library

I have a new-ish Macbook Air with limited HD space. I take a lot of photos as a wannabe photographer. Even if I had more HD space, eventually I'd run out of space. I have and use Photostream, but I'm ...
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How can I share Photos across multiple users on Apple Photos?

Me and my wife have separate Itunes accounts and have separate users on our Mac computer. Once we upload our photos to our computer to our own accounts we delete them from our devices. Is there a ...
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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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Remove Faces Permanently from Photos Library

Is there a way to permanently remove a name from the faces in the new Photos app? Example: When you tag a face accidentally with "John" instead of "John Miller", you can delete the face associated ...
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How do I delete photos just from my iPhone not my iCloud Photo Library

I have iCloud Photo Library enabled on my iPhone and it is set to be optimised on my iPhone. How can I delete photos off my iPhone OR is this optimise feature going to do this for me, to free up ...
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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
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Have I lost my Moviola video?

I made a Moviola video on my iPhone, then I imported it to Photos for Mac and removed it from iPhone's camera roll then I reimported it in the iPhone from iTunes. (Summary: Shot on the iPhone -> ...
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Photos App does not sync with iCloud when I tell it to Resume

So I've been using Apple's Photos app after the switch from iPhoto to sync my pictures to iCloud. I bought extra storage to accommodate all my pictures, I see I still have about 170Gb of space in ...
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Access folder in which Photos stores its files

I have photos stored in the Photos app on my iPhone. I have installed the new Photos app on my Mac, and I'm using iCloud to sync pictures between Photos on my iPhone and Photos on my Mac. On my Mac, ...
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How do I fix the duplicate libraries I think the new Photos app has made?

I used to use iPhoto, and my photo library was around ~40GB+ in size. When I upgraded to Yosemite, I was forced to use the "Photos" app which "migrated" my photos. When I open my home folder. The ...
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google photos backup app

Will Google Photos Backup avoid creating duplicates if I use the app to upload from two separate computers with overlapping photo collections in Mac Os Photos?
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Bulk Download Pictures from Messages [duplicate]

So unbelievably I have never cleared my history in SMS/iMessages/Messages. Ostensibly, I should be able to scroll up and eventually see my first text message from my first gen iPhone. This is, ...
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Does Google Photos Backup keep album structure?

Will the Google Photos Backup for OS X also back up the album structure from Photos.app? That is, will albums be available as collections on Google Photos after uploading?
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Using iCloud Photo Library and Google Photos Simultaneously

Does anybody have experience with this? Any best practice suggestsions? In my own research, I've learned the following: Desktop Uploader for Mac Seems oblivious to iCloud Photo Library. It offers ...
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Trying to transfer photos from iPhone 5S to Windows 8.1 machine; only about 25 of the 1000+ photos show up in file explorer

My wife and I are heading to Europe tomorrow and want to free up space for pictures on her phone. I use iPhoto on my mac, but we want to transfer her pictures from her iPhone 5S to our Windows 8.1 pc ...