A Quick Guide on How to Manage Your iCloud Photo Library


Did you know that Apple managed to generate $274 billion in revenue in 2020, and 50 percent of that revenue came from their iPhone sales?

Apple and the iPhone have changed the way people can compute on the go. The ease of sharing between devices has made it simple to share photos and videos between every Apple product in your collection. 

You have likely noticed the iCloud photo library on the Apple products in your home, but do you know to use it to its full potential? In this article, we’ll explain how to manage your iCloud photos and videos with ease.

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What is the iCloud Photo Library?

iCloud photo library is included with your Apple products. It allows you to view your photos and videos no matter where you are and what device you’re on (as long as it’s iCloud photo enabled).

Anything that you might have sitting on the camera roll on your iPhone can be backed up safely and stored in the iCloud photo library. This will securely free up space on your phone, so you can get out and take more photos. 

How to Use iCloud for Pictures

Once you have your iCloud photo library set up, which is pretty simple if you use an iPhone or Mac product, you are ready to go! At this point, you can optimize your iCloud photo storage options to ensure larger files are uploaded to the cloud and smaller files stay on your phone to save space. 

After you have synced your device to iCloud photos, it can take a bit of time to upload. Once everything is set up correctly, it’s easy to access your photos on any device you have with iCloud! 

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How to Upload Photos to iCloud Library

If you are looking to upload photos to the iCloud library, there are a couple of ways to do this. The initial sync of your photos to the iCloud photo library should upload everything you already have. If “Upload to My Photo Stream” is turned on, all of your photos and videos will be automatically added once you connect wifi.

How to Delete Photos From iCloud

There are a few different ways to delete photos from your iCloud. If you wonder how to delete them from your iCloud without deleting them from your phone, there is an option. Disable iCloud from your phone first and then delete them from your iCloud storage. This will ensure they stay on your phone.

If you would like to go through and delete individually, you can. Select the photo and click the trash icon in the top right-hand corner. 

Now You Now How to Use Your iCloud Photo Library

Using the iCloud photo library to store and back up your photos is simple. It can make sharing images from trips and other special occasions a breeze. Play around with your settings to get the best optimization for your needs. 

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