Access Photostream without upgrading iPhoto

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by kimberleyallen, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. kimberleyallen macrumors newbie

    Dec 31, 2010
    Does anyone know how to access photostream on a MacBook Pro without using iPhoto or connecting your device? I have an iPhone and iPad, all syncing fine but I can't access photostream on my MacBook Pro without connecting my device as although I have Lion I am on iPhoto 09. I know it will work if I upgrade iPhoto but other than accessing Photostream I have no need to upgrade. I thought I could access it online through iCloud but I can't.
    Anyone got any solutions? Thanks:)
  2. Julien, Sep 16, 2012
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2012

    Julien macrumors G4


    Jun 30, 2007
    Your statement is somewhat contradictory especially since you want, have worked at and started a thread about Photo stream. :eek:You must update iPhoto in order to get the updated feature(s).;)

    EDIT: A quick search found this possible workaround.
  3. kimberleyallen thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 31, 2010
    Thanks but I've already tried this workaround and it only works if you have upgraded iPhoto as it is just locating the files on your mac. I would like to locate them online which isn't possible through iCloud
  4. bobsax macrumors regular


    Apr 22, 2008
    sorry to interrupt.. but I'm curious if 09 has any features that 11 doesn't .
    ..or why you want to stay in 09?

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