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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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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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After the upgrade to El Capitan, Photos crashes

After upgrading to El Capitan Photos app crashes after 75% of conversion process. Neither rebuilding the library launching Photos with Alt-Command had success. The rebuild process stops at 5% saying ...
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How is it possible to remotely access photos on iPhone?

Is there any software to do so, and what would it take to install it? Another person had physical access to my phone, so I suspect the possibility of installation of such software. Even photos which I ...
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Recovering lost photos on iPhone 5s after restoring from iTunes backup

I used to have an iPhone 4s and all the data from there is synced in my iTunes in my Mac. I just got an iPhone 5s yesterday and decided then to plug it to my iTunes. There was a welcome message and 2 ...
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Is it possible to import iPhone photos with corresponding .AAE files to Photos on the Mac?

I'm transitioning to using Photos.app on both iOS and OS X - with the intention to use iCloud Photo Library... Before making this change I had to move a bunch of photos off an iPhone to free up ...
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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 do I connect 2 iCloud accounts to a single iCloud Photo Library

I am trying to have all the photos from both my iPhone and my wife's iPhone linked to the same iCloud Photo Library so from both of our devices we can have access to the same Photos without needing ...
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iOS 8.1..camera roll and photostream / deleted pictures

Before the update, photos saved to camera roll would automatically go to photostream, too. You could then delete them from camera roll but they would remain on your photostream. Now, you can still ...
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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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Deleting photos off of my iPhone but leave photos in the cloud

Is there a way to delete photos from my iPhone without deleting photos from iCloud photos?
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Location information is not shown in “Years” view of Photos App

I do not see the location information of the pictures I have taken in 2014 when I am in "Years" view. I am sure pictures have GPS information on them. If I go in to 2014 year, I can see that ...
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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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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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Deleting photos on the phone - does it affect them on iCloud?

Can you delete pictures from an iPhone and still have it saved in iCloud? If so, how?
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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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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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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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How does the “Copy” button work for iPad photos?

When I click "Share" on an iPad photo not in Camera Roll, there's a "Copy" option. It seems to do nothing, how can I get it to work? Ideally I want to copy a photo to the Camera Roll so I can save it ...
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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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Camera Roll Duplicates

Why do I have 2 of every picture side-by-side in my Photo Library? I don't edit or rename pictures at all. All I do is take pictures. Then sync phone to my Mac with iTunes. But Photo Library on ...
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Photo Library-Photo Stream-Camera Roll , whats the difference between these

Can someone please tell me the difference between Camera Roll, Photo Stream and Photo Library. And why cant I delete anything in Photo Library. If I delete pictures from photo stream , it says it ...
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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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Syncing photos to iCloud and managing them with Lightroom

I am a brand new Mac user, having recently purchased an iMac updated to OSX 10.10.3. I also have installed Adobe Lightroom 5, and I have a bunch of photos synced to iCloud and available through the ...
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How can I force Photo app on the Mac to scan for faces in a given picture?

I have a few pictures where the photo app has detected no faces at all. Is there a way to force the app to rescan those picture for faces?
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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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How to save a shared video to my Camera Roll on iOS?

I have the app Photos on my iPad mini, on iOS 7. I am viewing a stream shared by a friend. When I am on a photo, I can save it to my Camera Roll. But, when I am on a video, I cannot save it to my ...
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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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Importing into Photos: Unable to get metadata

I'm switching to using Photos and I'm trying to import all my old photos. I select them all in Finder and drag them into Photos, some import and for some I get the error "Unable to get metadata". ...
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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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iOS: How to see pictures on a network hard disk? [closed]

Which is the best free app for browsing and displaying pictures that are stored on a network hard disk?
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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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Is there an Air Video app, but for photos?

I was wondering if there is an app for the iPad in order to see photos that are shared in a Windows/Mac folder. I went to Australia and took over 12000 photos, now I want to take a close look at all ...
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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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Photos.app does not see DCIM folder on MicroSD card

I have some photos in the DCIM folder on a MicroSD card that normally lives in an Android phone. When I mount the card on my Macbook Pro using a USB card reader, Photos.app automatically launches. ...
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Photos (OS X Yosemite / El Capitan) – show original in Finder?

I would have expected to be able to right-click (secondary click) on a thumbnail of a picture and have the contextual menu give me the option to show the original picture document in Finder... but ...
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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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exporting numbers 09 to excel with photos in spreadsheet

When I export my numbers spreadsheet with photos in the column the photos do not transfer when I import it into excel. How can I do this?
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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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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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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 ...