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icloud photo library

  1. C

    Downloading and watching full resolution video from iCloud not working with cinema mode

    Hello, I'm using iCloud photo library to sync and backup my images and videos to iCloud. Now when I record a video on the phone and watch it later on the iPad (optimze storage activated). I only get the crappy 720p version. To get the full version I can touch the "edit" button and iOS downlods...
  2. Sankel

    iCloud Photos uploaded with iCloud tool for Windows don't show up on iPhone

    Hi! I'm switching from Google Photos to iCloud Photos. So I'm downloading all my photos to my PC and uploading them to iCloud with the iCloud tool for Windows. All the photos are uploaded nicely, I can see them on icloud.com. But they don't show up on my iPhone. Things I've checked; - In...
  3. C

    Advice on iCloud Photo Library on external drive

    Hi! I'm one of these people that like to have a full copy of my iCloud photo library on my Mac! However my library is so big now and I'm looking at buying a separate external SSD and moving my iCloud Photo Library onto this by following Apple's process...
  4. Z

    Universal Timeflower: Photo Organizing Made Easy

    I have been making this app for more than two years. Features including: - Support photos on the iCloud photo library. - "On This Day" photos. - Quickly add a photo or multiple selected photos to multiple albums. - Pinned photo albums/media types. - iOS 14 widget for showing a specific photo or...
  5. Gullwingdmc

    iCloud iCloud Photos Advice Needed

    I need some advice on how to accomplish something within iCloud Photos. I have been scanning in old family photos and sorting them into albums in my iCloud Library. When I’m done I want to transfer all the photos and albums to my mothers iCloud library. There are already thousands of photos and...
  6. comatory

    How does actually "iCloud Photos Download Originals to this Mac" work in macOS Photos?

    I am storing my Photos library on external USB drive. I plug this drive from time to time to my desktop mac so it can redownload all photos I've taken with my phone to the drive. I just like having a local copy as well. However I'm confused what does "Download Originals to this Mac" option in...
  7. Piipperi

    Lost all of my albums from iCloud Photos after enabling it on iPhone

    Is there any way to recover those albums? (The photos are still in my library I think)
  8. aaronraimist

    iPhone Since updating to iOS 13.4 my Photos app is messed up

    Ever since I updated from 13.3.1 to iOS 13.4 my Photos app is showing photos out of order and is generally messed up. A few hours after I updated I went to the Recents album and I almost had a heart attack because it was showing me photos from December and I thought it had deleted all of my...
  9. S

    Anyone else having iCloud Photo Library syncing problems in Catalina?

    After installing Catalina my iCloud preferences had iCloud Photo Library disabled for some reason. I turned it back on and I got warnings that my photo library might be too big to upload–despite my photo library already being uploaded. Anyway, I just let it do its thing and iCloud seemed to...
  10. J

    Frustrations with iCloud Photos

    Hi, I'm having quite an exasperating time with the above and would appreciate any thoughts from similarly afflicted people. I'll try and explain the situation as concisely as possible. So I have a large Photos library on my Mac (let's call it A). 18 months ago I tried to save them all to the...
  11. D

    iCloud Photo Library 'All photos' changed order

    Can anyone please shed light: I recently noticed after a software update that the 'all photos' tab was showing photos out of order, i.e. a big chunk of my library from 2010-2014 is now near the bottom with the most current photos from this year but in the 'Photos' or 'Moments' tabs, they are in...
  12. E

    Photos App - manually adding referenced photos to iCloud

    Hi All, I am using iCloud Photo Library on my iPhone and iPad to automatically upload all my photos from those devices to iCloud. On my Mac I can see these photos which is all good, as iCloud Photo Library is enabled. However, on my Mac, I have chosen not to enable "Copy items to the Photos...
  13. mrgreeneyes

    icloud photo library question

    Hello, I have about 20,000 photos in iCloud library. that I uploaded, but now I have cleaned up a lot of those photos on my mac in photos. if I turn on Photo library again to sync my photos, will it keep all the old photos and add the new photos that I have imported and modified or will it ask...
  14. T

    iCloud photo library - Locations lost

    Hello, I must mention that I've contacted Apple support many many times about that, there were a bunch of call back from them and email conversations with senior advisors, but there was no success in finding a solution for this issue. What they've told me in our final conversation over the...
  15. I

    Photos Location Showing as "home" on iOS but not Mac os

    Hi just wondering is anyone else noticing an odd location bug/glitch on iOS and MacOS when you take a photo at your house or near your house the location of that photo will display as "home" but the same photo on the Mac will display as the location where the house is and not "home" as it does...
  16. miamialley

    iPhone X How to not waste wifi hotspot data on photo uploads via iCloud/photostream?

    Going to Europe next week and have a wifi hotspot. Will be taking a lot of pictures and do not want to waste wifi hotspot data on the phone uploading photos to iCloud or photostream. It seems that disabling creates a problem after when I turn it back on after the trip (deleting all photos then...
  17. M

    Reconfigure Photos.app after OS Reinstall

    I recently bought a new Mac and I need to configure Photos.app to use my massive 1.1TB Photos.app Library that I have stored on an external drive. Thing is, I also have iCloud Photo Library enabled and when I initially tried linking the fresh install of Photos.app to the 1.1TB Library by...
  18. Crash Davis

    VSCO (iOS) exports disappear from iCloud Photo Library

    I'm having an issue where some VSCO exports will show up briefly in my iCloud Photo Library and then disappear. I've deleted every photo in the VSCO Cam folder in iCloud and re-exported all of my photos from VSCO several times and it's always the same photos that are missing after the sync...
  19. randy98mtu

    Replacing image files in Photos

    So for some reason years ago when I was exporting my RAW files to jpeg's, I decided to do them at varying lower resolutions since displays were not capable of much higher. Now I would like to export full resolution files. I have been doing faces and tagging in the Photos/iCloud photos. Is...
  20. Centris 650

    Photos Mac app and iCloud issue

    I recently turned off "iCloud Photo Library" to save some space on my iCloud account. I didn't realize it at the time but my wife really liked the ability to browse all of her photos on her iPhone. So I upped our storage and and clicked iCloud sharing back on....but I still get the "XX days...