A Quick Guide on Accessing iCloud Photos on iPhone
A Quick Guide on Accessing iCloud Photos on iPhone

A Quick Guide on Accessing iCloud Photos on iPhone

Apple Inc. a multinational technology brand headquartered in California. The United States was founded on April 1, 1976, by the combined efforts of its three founders Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne. Innovative, customer friendly, easy to access products and great marketing strategies are some of the many reasons that have fetched a good market share for the brand. The company sells a huge range of hardware products such as iPhone mobiles, iPads, iPods, Apple tv, watches including the application software, accessories, and services through their retail and online outlets.

Icloud, one of the beneficial features that the brand provides in its products, has simplified the user’s access to their Apple devices. With this feature enabled in your device, you can access your data anywhere on any Apple enabled device or a regular Windows computer with the only prerequisites being a steady internet connection and Apple login id and password. Any data or a folder that you save in the cloud gets automatically synced to the users’ other Apple devices.  Now talking about the factor that concerns a user the most, the storage capacity! Icloud service provides a free 5 GB storage capacity after which a user has to monthly pay for extra storage, as rs 75 for 50GB, rs 219 for 200GB and rs 749for 2TB, the maximum storage capacity the company provides. The iCloud files can be accessed through “Finder” on the mac device by Apple, “Files app” on ios and “File Explorer “ or icloud.com for Windows PCs. Avoid stuffing the iCloud space unnecessarily with the unwanted data that you no longer require. However, the iCloud service provides you 30 days time period to retrieve any deleted data if in case you inadvertently end up deleting something of your use.

As an additional fact for our readers, a user can work on 10 devices simultaneously to access and use the cloud with a logged in Apple id. Is’nt that a startling fact?

Icloud photo library, a key element of the iCloud feature which enables the user to store the media like pictures and videos taken through Apple products as iPhone or iPad.

In order to keep your cherished photos and videos safe, you can upload them to the iCloud photo library by syncing your ios devices to the same. Read the below steps to learn this simple procedure.

Sync your ios device to the photolibrary to experience the benefits:

  • Go to the settings of your iPhone and click to open it.
  • Click on the Apple id icon on the top of the screen and thereafter select the “iCloud” option on the next screen.
  • In the new screen click on “Photos” and activate the “iCloud photo library “ option. You are done with the process!

Be careful to clear the repeated, unwanted or the unnecessary photos or videos from your ios device before syncing the device to the iCloud photo library. You wouldn’t want to pay for the unnecessary photos as the cloud offers 5 GB storage capacity and to avail more storage the user has to pay an additional cost for it.

All the media you sync in the cloud are the original ones and the lower resolution ones are saved in iPhone.

Several times once the media saved to the cloud are deleted from the iPhone by the users in order to maintain a good space in their phone without being troubled for space issue later. What if you want those saved original photos back in your iPhones? We have an easy go-to solution for you, Read on!

Download and get the original media version back in your ios device!

Follow the aforementioned simple steps to download the original media file back in your ios

  • Go to the settings of your iPhone and click to open it.
  • Click on the Apple id icon on the top of the screen and thereafter select the “iCloud” option on the next screen.
  • Choose the option “Download and keep originals “ and you are done with the process of downloading iCloud photos to iPhone!

In order to create space in your ios device, it becomes imperative to keep clearing the unneeded photos or videos from your device.

While operating iCloud photo library it becomes indispensable for the user to know the process to turn off the iCloud photo library. This step would avoid any unmindful stuffing of the cloud storage and only selected media would then be synced to the photo library by turning on the automatic syncing process as detailed in the above section.

Save the cloud storage ! Turn off the icloud photo library.

Follow this easy reverse procedure to turn off the iCloud photo library from your ios device.

  • Go to the settings of your iPhone and click to open it.
  • Click on the Apple id icon on the top of the screen and thereafter select the “iCloud” option on the next screen.
  • In the new screen click on “Photos” and switch off the iCloud photo library option and also switch off the syncing and sharing settings of the same.

To optimally utilize the technology one should be adept and informed about it and this is what we have tried to do for our readers in this writeup. Hope the article comes to your best use while operating iCloud photo library feature through your iPhone and you access your iCloud photo library feature like a pro!

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