Can someone PLEASE help me with some photo sharing stuff ASAP???

ssledoux

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I got a new job working from home for a friend of my daughter. Basically she’s gonna send me photos in a shared folder, I save them in files, and then create an album also so I can edit them and print them out.

For the first batch I did, she wants to check my edits, but, for the life of me, I can’t figure out how to get them from the album they are in into a shared album that she can view. When I try to send her just the album link, it will ONLY let it send via messenger, and she can’t open it on her Mac.

If I create a shared album, I don’t get an option to add the photos, but if I highlight all the photos in the album, I don’t get the option to save them into the damn shared album.

We have looked through all kinds of videos and stuff and cannot figure it out.

I’m on an iPP (not sure if it’s 9.7 or 10.5, but it’s updated to current software). She’s using a Mac on her end. I get her shared stuff fine, but I just can’t seem to share back and have her view it.

HELP PLEASE!! I need to get this to her ASAP!
 

mikzn

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in the iPad settings < photos

do you have shared albums turned on?
also are you using iCloud to share the albums / photos?
 

ssledoux

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in the iPad settings < photos

do you have shared albums turned on?
also are you using iCloud to share the albums / photos?
Yes, shared albums is on. I have zero issue seeing the albums she is sharing with me, and I think I’ve figured out sharing with her - just can’t get the damn pictures into the shared album from a regular album.
[doublepost=1552845922][/doublepost]It looks like it MIGHT be working. I made a shared album and went ahead and shared it with her, then I went to my albums and was able to copy the pics from my album to the shared one and they are slowly but surely showing up for her.

Of course I’m dealing with the worst damn internet on the planet, so it’s taking forever, but this isn’t something I’ll have to do every time - just needed it to work now so I could know if my edits are good.
 

mikzn

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There are also settings in Settings < Password and Accounts < iCloud < shared albums

you probably checked this too?
 

ssledoux

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Yeah, all the settings are correct. It does appear to be getting the pics in where she can see them, but it has literally done NINE pictures in a freaking HOUR!

I am SO DAMN DONE with trying to use a fricking hotspot.

Satellite internet people coming out Tuesday - I better get some positive news.
 

mikzn

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yeah that seems pretty slow - some service providers limit the upload transfer bandwidth - but that seems very slow
 

ssledoux

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yeah that seems pretty slow - some service providers limit the upload transfer bandwidth - but that seems very slow
Ridiculous is what it is. They aren’t even big photos - like maybe 1MB each. It’s beyond annoying.