Enable And Sync iCloud Photos In Windows 10, Here’s How

Here’s a step by step guide on ways to enable and sync iCloud Photos to your Windows 10 PC.

This will not only allow you to see photos from your iPhone or iPad on your Windows 10 computer, but will certainly likewise allow you to include new images from your Windows PC which you can see on your iOS device.


Enable iCloud Photos on your iOS device

First off, head over to Settings > > iCloud > > Images and turn on iCloud Image Library, Upload to My Image Stream and iCloud Image Sharing.


Enable iCloud Pictures and Choose What to Sync in Windows 10

Step 1: Download and install iCloud for Windows from here.

Step 2: Launch iCloud Photos from This PC, when provided with an iCloud Photos folder as shown in screenshot listed below, click Open iCloud.


Step 3: In the window that appears next, put a check mark in the box beside Photos.


Step 4: Now that sync for Photos has been turned on, struck the Options… … button beside Photos

. Step 5: Here, you can select to sync My Image Stream, and iCloud Photo Sharing. Both options will certainly likewise be carrying a quick description of exactly what they offer. If you want to change the default location of the synced Photos folder on your Windows 10 machine, click on Change……, then hit the OKAY button when done.


Step 6: Lastly struck the Apply button, to save all your settings, and close the window.

With this set, now whenever you take a picture on your iOS device, it ought to instantly appear on your Windows 10 PC under iCloud Photos folder.

However what if you wish to include images from your Windows 10 PC to iCloud to make them appear on your iPhone or iPad? You can do that too!

Add Photos and Videos to iCloud Photos in Windows 10

You can also include brand-new pictures from your PC to iCloud Photos, be it even shared cds.

Step 1: To begin, browse to the area of your albums in iCloud Photos, right here you will see three cds: My Photo Stream, Activity and any other album which either you or your pal has actually shown you.

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Step 2: If you wish to add photos from your computer system so that they appear on your iOS device, open My Image Stream folder and after that click Add images button to add new pictures to your Picture Stream.

If you wish to add new photos or videos to a shared album, open the shared cd from iCloud Photos and click Include photos or videos button to start sharing.



You can likewise produce a brand-new shared cd and add photos/videos to it to be shared with friends and family by clicking New shared album straight from This PC > > iCloud Photos folder.

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