Learn how to access your photos on devices using Apple's cloud service.
Method 1 of 4: Use iPad or iPhone
Step 1. Go to settings
This service is represented by a gray cogwheel icon (⚙️) and is usually found on your home screen.
Step 2. Tap your Apple ID section
This is the section at the top of the menu Settings and which contains your name as well as your image (if you had added one).
- If you haven't signed in yet, tap Connect to iPhone. Then enter your password and Apple ID, and select To log in.
- If your device is running an older version of iOS, you might not need to follow this step.
Step 3. Tap iCloud
You will find this service in the second section in the settings.
Step 4. Select Photos
This service is located at the top in the section APPS USING ICLOUD.
Step 5. Enable the iCloud Photo Library option
To do this, slide the button in front of the service from left to right: it will turn green. The photos you took and the ones on file Camera Roll will now be backed up to iCloud.
- If you want to save storage space on your device, tap Optimize iPhone storage to keep the images of smaller versions on your phone.
Step 6. Enable the To My Photo Stream option
Any new photos you take with your iPhone will now sync with any devices you used your Apple ID on when you connected to WiFi.
Step 7. Press the home button
This is a home button that is located at the bottom of the iPhone screen. When you click on it, you will be taken to your main home screen.
Step 8. Open the Photos app
She is represented by a multicolored flower icon on a white background.
Step 9. Tap Albums
This option is located in the lower right corner of the screen.
Step 10. Tap All
This button is located in the upper left corner of the screen. You will now be able to access all your photos in iCloud from your application Pictures.
Method 2 of 4: Use the iCloud website
Step 1. Go to the iCloud site
To do this, use a web browser on your desktop computer.
Step 2. Enter your password and Apple ID
Type this information in the dedicated fields.
Step 3. Click Photos
It's the multi-colored flower icon that can be found in the first row of apps.
Step 4. Select All
This button is located in the lower left corner of the screen in the section Albums. You will then have access to all your photos thanks to iCloud.
Method 3 of 4: Use a Mac
Step 1. Open the Photos program
It is represented by a multicolored flower icon on a white background.
You should be signed in to iCloud on the computer and enable iCloud Photo Library
Step 2. Click Albums
This button is at the top of the screen.
Step 3. Select All
The images that appear in this album include all of the photos in your iCloud Photo Library.