Here are the steps to disable iCloud Photo Library without losing any of your data. If you don't mind paying, it's a great solution. My Photo Stream doesn't support video at all. When you take a picture while My Photo Stream is turned on, the photo is uploaded to the cloud and then downloaded to your other devices. Doesn't that differ from your answer to my Q 1? Those are permanently stored on the device, unless you delete them by hand.
Sometimes, you just want to completely delete a photo from your iPhone Photo stream. Delete photos from Shared Stream Go to your Photos App and tap on the Shared icon at the bottom. You can even purchase more storage if necessary, like iCloud. When you delete a photo or video from the Photo app, it also gets deleted from iCloud Photo Library. More specifically, photos are uploaded to a server at Apple via the Internet and then downloaded to your other devices from this server.
These can then be deleted manually in the same manner as above, however again you'll get these back if you re-enable iCloud Photo Library later. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic forum and Apple can therefore provide no guarantee as to the efficacy of any proposed solutions on the community forums. So, even if you have managed to delete all your photos and disable the backup features you still need to check on your security, make sure that your password is strong enough and do the two-step verification as Apple suggests and explains in this. Tap on Delete Photos to confirm the deletion. I synced their photos via iCloud but I don't like photo stream because if you delete a photo on one device you delete from all. If you take pictures on an iPhone, once you enable the function called My Photo Stream in the settings on your Apple device, it uploads every photo you take to iCloud.
It's also not necessarily straightforward, depending on the nature of your photo library that's already stored in iCloud. Otherwise your photos will duplicate. It's for people that are willing to spend at least a dollar every month to have that access. I have an Apple laptop, iPhone 7 and older iPad. My personal favorite is , which offers unlimited storage for free. Recover from iPhone directly 2. That's because iCloud Photo Library stores, well.
Look for My Photo Stream folder in your Photo Album Find a folder called My Photo Stream. Keep in mind, again, this will delete all photos from your Photo Stream. But it is his account he was sharing it with me there is no way I can change the password. Lory Gil Lory is a renaissance woman, writing news, reviews, and how-to guides for iMore. First off, before we begin and actually discuss how to safely delete or change an iCloud account, we should discuss the different scenarios as to why you might need to delete or change your iCloud account off of your device. Tap it to open your photo stream. How do I access the photos and videos in iCloud Photo Library? Whether that trade-off matters to you depends on your needs.
The hassle someone has to go through to delete a few photos from Photo Stream isn't a welcomed process by any means, but for now it seems to be the only solution. Alternative photo services An easy way to free up a lot of space in iCloud is to delete photos from your backups. Then anytime you want to see them again turn on the same settings and they will re- appear Unfortunately, iCloud is an all-or-nothing sort of package. One of the limitations currently is that Albums are not synced to iCloud Photo Library. Photos and videos are kept in this portion of iCloud permanently, but they have to be added manually.
I think people are misunderstanding your question. Your photos will be stored on Flickr privately until you go online and change the status individually. Photos remain in the Photo Stream for only 30 days, to a maximum of 1,000 photos. It allows you to sync all your photos and videos to iCloud, so that you can access them from any device. The files are stored in All Photos which includes videos , Videos which only has videos , and Favorites which has all your favorited photos and videos. You can see them also obviously in your own Shared Streams.
Once you do, they will start rolling off. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the. Don't worry: Those photos haven't disappeared. In short, iCloud is very useful and as a matter of fact a must have for iDevice users if you want to use it sensibly. What happens when I edit or delete photos and videos? Using iCloud Photo Library's web interface you can select, download and delete your photos. One of the limitations of iCloud. And this means you can delete photos from it, just as you would any image on your device.
I have the iCloud Control Panel installed. You may not want these photos on every single device. The album has become quite large, over 400 photos. So in this case we just want to configure the backup for our Camera Roll. She also fancies herself a bit of a rock star in her town and spends too much time reading comic books. It stores the most recent 30 days' worth of photos up to 1,000 photos. My Photo Stream has a limitation of keeping only the most recent photos that were taken within the last 30 days up to a maximum of 1,000 photos.
Once selected, choose Download at the top of the screen. In fact, you'll probably get a notification as soon as you try to switch asking you to upgrade your storage plan. If you have any other devices using iCloud photo stream, they will not be impacted. Since the goal of iCloud Photo Sharing is to allow others to view your photos, they're downscaled into resolutions appropriate for viewing on most devices: 2048 pixels on the long edge for photos, 720p for videos. Which photo and video formats does iCloud Photo Library support? However, I am also backing up the videos and photos to Dropbox till it is in beta to be on safe side. See for more specific details on this. This will also make sure it isn't backed up the next time you perform a backup.