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iCloud Photo library and photo stream - deleting photos from phone only

If I turn on iCloud Photo library, it tells me "Photos and videos synced from iTunes will be removed." From where? Which photos and videos? I just want to delete photos from my phone because of ...
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Fill an area selected using 'Instant Alpha' with a specific color in Photos

In the Photos.app I am using Markup Toolbar in conjunction with screenshot editor. How can I fill an area I selected using Instant Alpha with a specific color?
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How to share large size images from Photos app via Mail

It used to be possible to email photos from iPhoto in several meaningful sizes: full size, large, medium, small. Those sizes still exist ostensibly, but when selecting "large," the size is nearly ...
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Disk space not freed after deleting files, unable to save things, unable to delete things, unable to update things

Recently my Macbook Air has been saying "The disk you are attempting to use is full. Removing files and emptying the Trash will free up additional space." I have deleted everything in the trash, ...
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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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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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How to delete an ALBUM in the PHOTOS app

How do I delete unwanted albums in the Mac Photos app?
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Is there a way to email photos from the Yosemite photos app, ideally with layout options?

iPhoto allowed you to email photos from within the app, letting you choose a nice layout (like a birthday card, etc). I can not find any email capability from within Photos; any tips on emailing from ...
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How to retrieve pictures from guest account?

I have saved pictures in my MacBook Air on a Guest Account. I am trying to locate my pictures in guest account but am unable to find it. How can I retrieve these?
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With the new photo app my events are disorganized and pictures are moved. How can I fix this? [on hold]

With the new photo application my events are disorganized and pictures are moved. How can I fix this?
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Unprotected Mac family photos?

I have tons of thousands of family photos. But I feel like they are not safe. I have an iCloud/Apple ID but the email is not confirmed. I want to sign out of that old email into my actual new one I ...
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Events or Albums in Photos for OSX

I have upgraded OSX Yosemite and now have Photos instead of iPhoto. I have a question regarding usage of Events and Albums. Say I go to the Zoo with my family, take some pictures and then import ...
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Lost iPhone pictures after uploaded to iPhoto

My iPhone was running out of space and I noticed I had over 1000 photos. Like usual I upload them to my computer using Image Capture then at the bottom I click "delete pictures after" so they aren't ...
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How can I add photos to the Photostream using the Photos App?

The title really says it all: I want to add some picture not (which I have downloaded for example) to the Photos App and I want it to appear in the Photos App on my iPhone. I have enabled "My ...
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iPhone 5 corrupt photos

I have this issue with recently purchased iPhone 5, 16 GB, iOS 7.0.4. The original issue was with the battery dying a way too fast (would go down from a little over 90% to just under 70% while using ...
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Photo edits in iOS 7 do not save when exported to PC

I applied some edits to my photo using iOS 7's default photo editor: red eye correction, auto enhance, etc. It looks great when I preview the image on iPhone, but when I look at the image on my PC it ...
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my Photo Booth randomly came on

I fall asleep with my macbook on sometimes, watching a show or listening to music and I have woken up with my Photo Booth on several times, which for some reason creeps me out because the light turns ...
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Is there an iPhone app that takes continuous photos?

I am looking for an app that can take continuous photos. In other words, I should be able to set the interval (e.g. every 3 seconds) and for how long (e.g. 2 minutes) and it would just snap photos. ...
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OSX Photos is Forcing Me to Optimize Storage With Plenty of Free Space

In order to free up space on my macbook air's internal SSD, I moved my photo library off to an external disk (actually a Transcend JetDrive installed into the SD Card reader port). I have the photo ...
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Merging two Photos libraries?

I have two libraries from the Photos app. Is it possible to merge them? Or is it possible to move pictures from one library into another?
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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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How to attach video from Photos app to Gmail message

I'm using the new Photos app on OS X Yosemite. I've imported multiple photos and videos from my iPhone 5 and they are now in my Photos library. I would like to attach one of the videos in my Photos ...
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Pictures appeared in the new Photos app in my new laptop. Where are these files?

My brand new laptop populated the Photos app with my photos. Problem is I don't know where these files are. Unlike with iTunes, right-clicking and selecting Get Info doesn't show where the original ...
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Recover pictures from damaged phone

My iPhone 4 was submerged in water weeks ago. It will turn on, but the slide to turn on/enter password is not working so I can not access anything on the phone. I want to recover pictures and videos ...
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Videos failing to download to iPad from Canon Camera

I am using a Canon Vivia HF R500 to take videos and downloading them to my iPad Air 2 via a USB to Lightening connection. This has been working flawlessly for me for months. I open Photos, connect the ...
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Restore Photos/Videos Back to iPhone Camera Roll

If you connect the iPhone to Windows, it comes up in the Computer as a digital camera and lets you Copy/Move photos/videos easily from there, you don’t need to use Photos on the Mac. If, after ...
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Sharing a video from Photos, Yosemite

I filmed a video on my iPhone 5, the synced my phone with my computer, and the video was put into my photo library. I want to share this video on Facebook, but whenever I click on share >> Facebook, ...
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How to attach an image directly inside iOS Mail app while writing an e-mail?

When I want to send an image from my iPhone 4s, the workflow is easy. I go to Pictures, I pick the target image and then I click on the "share" icon in bottom left corner. Then of course I can add ...
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How do I copy photos edited via the Camera app on my iPhone to my PC?

So, I know that the photos edited via the Camera app can't be copied to a Windows PC along with the edits. I realise that the alternative is to email 5 photos at a time. This is obviously ...
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How to force photo thumbnail download on iOS 8.3

I have 30,000+ photos synced to iCloud and am trying to get their thumbnails to show on the Photos app on iOS 8.3. On the (first) Photos tab, viewing at Years or Collections levels shows lots of grey ...
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How to download orginal photos from iCloud Photo Library to PC?

I'am an iPhone + PC (Windows/Ubuntu) user. Nowadays, I'm used to download photos from iPhone to local folder, sort them and then backup them by myself (by syncing to remote disk and burning onto ...
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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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How can I wirelessly transfer photos from my iPhone to my computer without using Photostream?

Sometimes I take a quick photo with my iPhone's camera and I need to get it onto my iMac. I'd love to do this wirelessly (like syncing and everything else). I'm aware that iCloud's Photostream should ...
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Preview does not work on iPhone 5

I have a problem with preview with my iphone 5. My mac is 2012 and running Yosemite. When I go to the "import from iPhone" I get the usual window, but when I drag and drop some photos / videos, it ...
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Can I Share All Photos in iCloud Photo Library to Family Members?

With iCloud Photo Library, assuming I have purchased enough storage space to store all my photos, can I then share all my photos to other my family members who are using different iCloud accounts? ...
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Use iSight to track faces and zoom on to faces

I notice that the iSight camera shows images differently on FaceTime and Skype. I was wondering if I could find some pointers to get iSight to track faces and zoom in on to faces.
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How to make a duplicate of a photo on iPhone before I crop or edit it?

There are many times I want to crop a photo using iPhoto on iOS and post to Facebook, and then possibly crop it another way (like panoramic this time), and post to Facebook, but I don't want to lose ...
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How do I import a second photo library into iCloud Photos?

Since my MacBook doesn't have enough disk space for all my photos, I took an external USB HDD and created a second photo library. That was back then with Aperture. Now I have moved to the new Photos ...
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Date change not displaying on iPad after sync

I've changed the date of a few photos in Apple photos and synced with my iPad via iTunes ( I still don't use iCloud to sync) and while the photo is in the correct chronological order the photo still ...
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How to stop OS X from writing Spotlight and Trash files to memory cards and USB sticks?

When plugging a USB stick into a Mac, OS X creates a number of hidden files on the stick, including a Spotlight index and Trash folder. Example from the terminal for a USB stick "Untitled": $ ls -a ...
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Is iCloud Photo Library setting on OS X device-wide or per local Photo Library?

My wife has A TON of photos and I don't want all of them getting pushed to iCloud if I have iCloud Photo Library turned on. If I have a local System Library for current photos and an archive library ...
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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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How to stack photos versions and master on Photos

I'm trying to get the Aperture like view in Photos Albums view. I want to display versions (modified photos) of the master photos stacked in a single preview (the key photo) like it happens in ...
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Can I import photos from iPhone to Mac without a cable?

Often I don't have a cable to connect my iPhone to the Mac. Can I use Bluetooth or Wifi to import photos and movies from iPhone to iPhoto?
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Import new photos from iPhone into Windows XP

I'm on Windows XP and wish to plug in my iPhone and have all new photos imported into a folder on the hard disk. New photos I'm simply defining as those that it hasn't imported before. Simple, eh? ...
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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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Is there a way to bulk delete images from the local storage of an iOS devices with iCloud Photo Library enabled?

I used to import photos from my iOS to my Mac using Image Capture. Then, I would bulk delete the local copies of my images from iOS device using Image Capture. However, you can't use Image Capture ...
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How can I browse photos on iPhone in Mac OSX?

Previously, on Windows, iPhone was recognized as a camera and I could browse image folder with Explorer without a need to import/download/tranfer photo files to the computer. Is there a way to do the ...
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Parts of iPhoto library unviewable after moving library to external hard drive

In order to free up space on my computer, I copied my entire iPhoto library to an external hard drive (all 60 GB of it), and then deleted what was on my computer. While most of the photos can be read ...
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How do I select/move multiple albums or events in the Photos sidebar?

I like the new sidebar in Yosemite Photos. But after upgrading to Photos from iPhoto on my iMac, I have literally dozens of "Events" that need to be moved into "Albums." With other sidebar windows ...