How do I access my Photo Stream?

Find your device below and follow the steps.

  1. iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. iOS 8 or later: Tap Photos > Albums > My Photo Stream.
  2. Mac. Go to Photos > Albums > My Photo Stream.
  3. Apple TV. Apple TV HD: After you sign in to iCloud, go to Settings > Accounts > iCloud and turn on My Photo Stream.
  4. Windows PC.

How do I restore my photostream on my iPhone?

Tap Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Photos. Make sure Upload to My Photo Stream is turned on. If you don’t see this option, turn on iCloud Photos to keep your photos and videos in iCloud instead.

What is the difference between Photo stream and iCloud photo library?

The Photo Stream is a very old photo-sharing app which has long since replaced with iCloud Photo Library. The new iCloud Photo Library is the Apple’s solution to provide a better and efficient way to manage and access all your pictures and videos across all your iOS devices including Mac, iPad, iPhone, etc.

How do I refresh photostream on Mac?

In iPhoto or Aperture, the only way to force Photo Stream to refresh is by turning the feature off (in your iPhoto/Aperture preferences) and then turning it back on again, which basically results in re-loading the entire photo stream.

How do you access PhotoStream on iPhone?

How to access your My Photo Stream on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap Albums in the bottom right corner.
  3. Tap My Photo Stream.

How do you access photostream on iPhone?

How do I restore my photostream?

Go to & sign in to your account. If you don’t have an account, then create one. If your photos are from Photo Stream, then you can not recover them from iCloud. If your photos come from Camera Roll, then you can recover them from iCloud Backup.

Why can’t I open Photos on my Mac?

If you’re experiencing other issues—like missing or blank photo thumbnails, unexpected behavior, or if Photos won’t open—try to see if it’s an issue with your library by following these steps. Create a new Photos library and see if your issues persist: Quit Photos. Press and hold the Option key while you open Photos.

How do I activate my photostream?

How to switch on My Photo Stream

  1. Open Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on your Apple ID account.
  3. Go to iCloud > Photos.
  4. Turn on the switch Upload to My Photo Stream.

What do I do if my photo stream isn’t available?

If My Photo Stream isn’t available, use iCloud Photos to keep your photos and videos in iCloud. My Photo Stream uploads your most recent photos (except Live Photos) so that you can view and import them to all of your devices.

Why can’t I See my iCloud Photo Stream photos on Windows?

Photo Stream photos do not show in the Photos app on Only iCloud Photo Library photos do. To see your iCloud Photo Stream photos on your PC: When you turn on Photos, iCloud for Windows creates a Photos folder in File Explorer called iCloud Photos.

What is my Photo Stream and how does it work?

My Photo Stream uploads the most recent photos on your device so you can view and export them on all your devices. Photos in My Photo Stream will remain stored for up to 30 days. It is also worth noting that if you turn on iCloud Photos on your device, the photos will be available on both iCloud Photos and My Photo Stream.

How do I add photos to my Photo Stream on Windows?

You can change your preferences so that only photos you manually add to My Photo Stream upload. To upload photos to My Photo Stream on your PC, follow these steps: Click the Windows Start button, then click Pictures. Select iCloud Photos under the Favorites menu in the panel on the left. Click Upload photos.