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How can I upload Camera app photos to iCloud?

On an iPad Air 2, is there a way to upload videos that I took with the iPad's Camera app to the iCloud?
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Is there a way to pause and continue iCloud Photo syncing from command line?

Uploading about 600GB of photos to iCloud Photos over a 300KB uplink takes weeks but also creates network congestion that destroys any download bandwidth. The only obvious way to control it is to ...
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Thumbnails for old photos are wrong in Photos app

I imported a large number of old photos into iPhoto, and I then updated to the new Photos app recently. After the update, the thumbnails on the old photos are incorrect. They are just thumbnails of ...
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Google Inbox Does Not Display My Contact Photo

When I send e-mails through my regular Gmail address, my contact photo appears. When I send e-mails through a third-party domain associated with my e-mail inbox, my contact photo does not appear. I ...
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Image capture “import error (-50)” images import fine, but wont delete from phone?

My iphone 5 recently broke, so i got an iphone 5s, i restored from a backup using itunes, and configured any remaining settings fine. Usualy to take images from my phones camera i plug the phone ...
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How can I backup everything from iCloud Photo Library on Windows?

I want don't want to pay Apple any more to upgrade my iCloud storage, so I want to clean-up the photos that are stored with iCloud Photo Library. I cannot find any way to download and backup my photos ...
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How does iCloud Photo Library's “Optimize iPhone Storage” setting work in relation to other photo apps on iOS?

If I have Optimize iPhone Storage enabled on my iPhone and my phone storage is completely full, I understand that iOS will only store a low-res thumbnail of many of my photos on the device. (The full ...
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Photos vs iPhoto events

Should I be using Events or Albums? Say I go to the Zoo with my family, take some pictures and then import into Photos. Is that an Event or an Album? I always used Events with iPhoto.
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Is there a way to sync OS X Photos app with Android Phone?

I have an Android phone and a MacBook, and what I am trying to figure out is a way to do bi-directional sync between the OS X Yosemite's new Photos app and my device's internal storage. So far, I am ...
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Why does storing photos on iCloud also consume storage space on iPhone?

If I have all my pictures stored on the iCloud, why are they taking up so much room on my phone? I thought the iCloud was designed to free up storage on your actual device?
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How to duplicate-check between iPhoto Library and Photos Library *and* move non-duplicates from iPhoto -> Photos?

I'm working on merging a 11000+ image iPhoto Library with a Photos Library - with the purpose of pushing it to iCloud Photos. I'm not exactly sure how to proceed. I know that my friend has new images ...
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How to optimize imported photos from digital camera?

I'm importing photos from my camera using Photos application, but how can I optimize these photos. My camera does 5.5MB big JPEG images but I want somehow lower the resolution and also the quality ...
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Search Photos-App for faces

At the first start ever of the Photos-App, after it imported all images it could find, the program automatically searches all images for faces. Later it only does it with newly imported images. ...
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My phone cannot receive shared album invites

My phone cannot receive shared album invites. When the sender tries to share with me she is getting an error saying the number she is sending to cannot receive shared invites. I am able to share ...
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Delete album from Photos.app

I have a Macbook Pro running Yosemite, but no iPad or iPhone. Photos.app transferred the entire contents of my iPhoto libraries, but I cannot see how to delete an unwanted event. Although I am using ...
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Photos: Export all images without downloading them?

I just started using iCloud Photo Library. I uploaded all images using Photos for Mac. Now, I enabled the "Optimize Mac Storage" option, so the full-resolution files are not stored on my Mac. However, ...
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Is there a way to force Google Photos to upload in the background?

I recently download the new Google Photos app for iOS, and I noticed that my photos are only uploaded when I have the app opened and in focus. Background app refresh is on for the app. Is there ...
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How did my deleted iCloud photos end up in the new Photos app?

so i've just upgraded to OS X Yosemite, which comes with the new Photos app. and i am scared! the minute i opened the app, it prompted me to log in to the iCloud and started downloading some old ...
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iOS located photos without Wi-Fi/cell network

Last week I was in another country and had no connection to internet nor to my operator. I had the Airplane mode turned on the whole time and took a lot of photos. Yesterday I came back home and ...
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Synced new phone, lost old photos on my computer. How to restore?

I got my broken iPhone 6 replaced with a new one today. After syncing, my photos from the last month or so have vanished from iTunes on my computer. Any way to restore them?
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how to browse photos in mac folder via iPhone

Can one use the iPhone to browse photos and videos that reside in folders on a internet connected mac? I have recently decided to not use library based photo managers - after Apple decided to give up ...
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Photo Albums Created On iPhone Are Not Appearing/Syncing to New Photos App in Yosemite

I have an iPhone 5S running iOS 8.3 and a mid-2011 iMac running the latest version of Yosemite. On Phone I have iCloud Photo Library turned on. I have "Optimize iPhone Storage checked I have upload ...
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All iPhone 4s pics not showing on Windows 7 PC

I have an Iphone 4s and a Windows 7 PC. When I plug in my phone it is recognized, but when I open the pictures folder (DCIM) there are only 2 folders showing. One shows about 30 pictures, 1 video, the ...
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Automatically create monthly Photo Stream albums in the new photos app

Back in iPhoto, when using Photo Stream with my iPhone, photos would automatically be put into albums in the main page, one for each month. Eg Dec 2014 Photo Stream followed by another album called ...
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Restore Photos library from Time Machine

Using my Mac Mini was like wading through treacle so I decided to perform a totally clean install, wipe it and start again. I made a Time Machine backup and let that run for a couple of days to make ...
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Looking for deleted files on Photos

I deleted photos and then looked for them under Photos, File, Show Recently Deleted, but the message says "no recently deleted." Where are the deleted files?? Thanks!
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Unwanted 'Favourites' folder in Photos App

When viewing a photo I clicked on the heart icon in the iPad photo app by mistake and a Favourites folder was created. Although the photo was deleted from the Favourites folder, the empty folder ...
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How to export photos from the new Photos app in full quality?

I noticed that the new Photos.app reduces image size on export. If I drag & drop a photo from the Photos library, the size is reduced by at least 50%. How do I get rid of this behavior and ...
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Photos Slideshow on shared album

This is on Photos 1.0 on Yosemite. I would like to show a slideshow on an album that's under "shared". When selecting photos there, "create slideshow" is greyed out. I can't figure out how to mark ...
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download iCloud photo to mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3

My phone is iOS 8.3 and my computer is OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 (iPhoto doesn't works anymore, instead there is another application called Photos) I have 3.2G of photos are automatically saved in iCloud ...
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corrupted library (?) preventing ipad upload to icloud photos

My ipad was not downloading photos from icloud photos, and was stuck uploading xxx photos. I tried turning icloud photos (and photo stream etc) on and off, and restarting the ipad, with no change in ...
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How to recover User ID snapshot file?

I have accidentally changed my user ID picture on my Macbook Pro (running OS X 10.7.5). The original user ID snapshot is very dear to me and I can't find the original file saved anywhere. Is there a ...
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How to delete text from an edited picture in preview?

I recently edited a picture in preview by adding text to it. I then saved it, not realizing that the original would not be saved (without the text). When I went in to the picture later to delete the ...
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In the new Photos OSX app, where is the machine-readable photo information stored?

In iPhoto, there was an AlbumData.xml file with information about all the photos like title, filename, etcetera. I was planning to use it from within a Python program to automatically export photos in ...
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How do I delete empty DCIM folders from my iPhone?

I regularly transfer all photos from my iPhone to my Windows PC. However, I cannot delete subfolders of DCIM. So I'm getting a little collection of folders that I want to delete, but can't. To be ...
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New Apple Photos app and iCloud: uploading archived libraries

As my macbook doesn't have enough storage for my family photos and videos, every 1-2 years I'd start a new iPhoto library, and will place the old one on an external USB disk. I have 4-5 iPhoto ...
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Still shows 1GB of photos in usage after deleting all

I deleted every single photo from my iPhone (after backing up on computer), including both camera roll and photostream (I disabled photostream afterwards). For some reason it's still showing 1GB of ...
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My pictures are gone from my photo stream on my ipad

My photos from Photo Stream on my iPad were here one minute, and gone next. I charged it, but it didn't show up still.
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Remove duplicate photos in photos app in Yosemite

I've accidentally clicked Duplicate Items in context menu after selecting 100+ photos in Photos app in Yosemite. Is there an automatic way to remove the duplicates now? An app that integrates with ...
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Export album from Photos to Picasa

It seems that Photos doesn't play in the same way with the picasa web albums uploader--I can't drag and drop a pictures from Photos there it seems. Is there a better way to post albums from Photos on ...
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Is it possible to make iCloud Photo library read only on iPad?

I would like to give my daughter access to my complete iCloud library on her iPad. The only problem I see is that she might accidentally deleting Photos. Is there any kind of access restriction would ...
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Imported Aperture library into Photos, “Show Referenced File in Finder” does nothing

I just finished importing my Aperture library into Photos using the official import process. My Aperture library used referenced masters on an external drive, and I had my external drive connected ...
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Edits to photos not showing after sync with IPad

I'm using the new photos for Mac but still syncing to my iPad using iTunes. I'll not use the iCloud service until I can selectively upload. I quite like the new photos but the image retouches I've ...
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Edits from iPhone not showing up in Photo Stream on Mac

I activated "My Photo Stream" in Photos.app's preferences on Mac OS X 10.10.3. After some waiting, the photos from my iPhone 5S running iOS 8 are all showing up in the "My Photo Stream" album. ...
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Photos time and date differences on videos

On MacBook, video shows 22/05/14 2:26PM. On iPad, in Album view, it shows the same time and date. But in Collections view it says 23/5/14 12:26AM. The video was taken in another time zone and I ...
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How are edited photos stored in new Apple photos app?

In Aperture I understood the process to be that changes made in post processing where stored as "instructions" (not sure of real term) to be applied to the original and in that way saved space for ...
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Stop Photos.app from opening when any device is connected

I know there are thousands of iterations on this question, but I can't find one dealing with Photos.app from 10.10.3+. I just want to stop it (or anything else) from opening ever. None of the answers ...
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Why does Preview lower image-quality

I use photos from a digital camera and work with them in Photoshop/Lightroom. Today I again imported pictures from the camera into photos-app on my MacBook Pro, mid 2014, Yosemite 10.10.4/3 (I had the ...
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iPhone photos app 'syncing' lots and not showing photos in other apps

since updating to iOS 8.3 and probably enabling some new sort of iCloud system, all my photos in the photos app showed a white circular progress indicator in the bottom right the first time I looked ...
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Yosemite 10.10.3 has no Photos app

Here's a strange one. I have Yosemite 10.10.3 and no updates required but don't seem to have Photos app. Any suggestions as to how I might get it?