Whats the purpose of have both icloud photo library and photostream activated?

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by Mikegs, Nov 19, 2014.

  1. Mikegs macrumors regular

    Aug 6, 2010
    Is photostream obsolete if icloud photo library is turned on?

    Sync to photo library requires wifi, maybe sync to photostream also uses 3G/4G?

    Or what?

  2. wolfpackfan macrumors 68000

    Jun 10, 2007
    Cary, NC
    Photostream is still useful if you need to sync pictures to your Mac or to other IOS devices where you do not have IPL activated (like if you didn't have enough memory).

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