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

Apple currently offers two photo-related services: My Photo Stream and iCloud Photos. My Photo Stream is an iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch feature that enables you to share recent photos among your iOS and iPadOS devices. iCloud Photos is a cloud storage service for your entire photo library.

Should I use iCloud photos and photo stream?

iCloud Photos stores all your photos as long as you have sufficient space. When you edit a photo while using My Photo Stream, the edits apply only to the photo you edited, not to versions synced with other devices. With iCloud Photos, all edits you make—on any of your devices—sync to all the rest of your devices.

Does photostream count against iCloud storage?

Doesn’t count against your iCloud storage. Uploads your last 30 days and up to 1000 photos. Downloads to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch in a smaller resolution.

What happens if I delete photos from my Photo stream?

If you disable My Photo Stream, it will remove synced photos on the device you’re currently using. However, the platform won’t automatically delete those images. They’ll still be on the devices that uploaded them to My Photo Stream.

What is the purpose of Photo stream?

My Photo Stream is a great feature that allows you to keep all of your most recent pictures in sync across all of your devices. It saves you time transferring pictures back and forth, especially if you like to use your iPhone camera to take pics and then edit them on your computer.

Does turning off Photostream delete camera roll?

Do I need to backup photos if I use iCloud photo library?

iCloud Photos is an optional backup feature on Apple devices that securely stores your photos and videos online in the cloud. It’s helpful because it means that even if you were to lose your device, you won’t lose your photographs.

How do I delete photos from my iPhone but keep them in iCloud?

Another practical method is to sign in to your iPhone with a new iCloud account. After uploading your iPhone photos to iCloud that signed in with your old Apple ID, sign out this account and sign in with a new Apple ID. Then you can delete all photos from your iPhone without losing them from your previous iCloud.

Is Google Photos better than iCloud?

– Free storage. Google Photos give each account 15GB free storage, while you can only get 5GB free storage in iCloud. – Price. If the free storage is not enough, you can purchase more. – Platforms. iCloud is built-in iOS devices and macOS. – Photo formats. iCloud can store most image formats supported by iOS. – Search.

How to view pictures from iCloud?

On your iPhone,open the Photos app

  • Scroll down until you see the “Recently Deleted” album (it’s listed under “Other Albums”
  • Select “Recently Deleted”
  • Select “Select” from the top right of the screen
  • Tap on the images you’d like to restore
  • Tap “Recover” on the bottom right of the screen
  • Select “Recover Photo”
  • Is it safe to upload photos to iCloud?

    No. It is not safe and iCloud photo stream is not safe. Selfie is always your own enjoyment, but these private photos stored in iCloud can be leaked and exploited maliciously. You should have freaked out by the nude celebrity photos leak issue. You never know when and where your iCloud photo stream pictures will be hacked.

    How to send photos to iCloud Photo Stream?

    – Open iCloud for Windows. – Click the Options button next to Photos (or Photo Stream). – Open a File Explorer window (Windows 8) or Windows Explorer window (Windows 7). – Go to the iCloud Photos folder location using the path you noted earlier. – Select the photos you want to save, then copy them to another folder on your hard drive.