By Jordan, Last updated: April 18, 2019
If you are a photography enthusiast, there must be numbers of photos on your phone, computer or iCloud. Working with the photo applications, iCloud Photos can store both your photos and videos in iCloud securely and at the same time sync the data to your phone, Mac and iCloud.com. No matter which device you are using, you can scan through your photos by logging in your iCloud account. Besides, sharing photos with several friends is more convenient and faster. That’s why many people would like to unload their photos and videos on iCloud. So today we are going to talk about how to access iCloud Photos on Mac. But before we do that, let’s see some considerate tips on cleaning the unnecessary and duplicate photos on your Mac.
Before you access iCloud Photos Library, please note that the iCloud will automatically back up your photos and videos in the background when you are taking pictures or recording videos with your iPhone camera. This will occupy a certain space in your iCloud. Though you store your files in iCloud is for saving storage, gradually you will find that there is only 5GB of free storage in iCloud. For more storage, you need to pay at least $0.99 (USD) a month. When your iCloud on Mac receive those files, your Mac, likewise, backs up another one on its hard disk which will increasingly pile up a great number of files and affects the operation of the device. Thus, you’d better clean out some unnecessary and duplicate images on your Mac.
Here recommends a powerful butler-like software iMyMac PowerMyMac to you, which helps clean up, optimize and maintain your Mac quickly and thoroughly. There are three main modules in this software. They are Status, Cleaner, and Toolkit. What you need here is the sub-functions in Cleaner. You can tap in the iPhoto Junk, Similar Photo or Duplicate Files. For your situation, iPhoto Junk or Similar Photo is enough, pick one you like to clear the image junk on your Mac. The specific steps are as follows:
See! The steps are quite simple and after that, you will be surprised that your Mac is much cleaner than before. More space is released. Your Mac and iCloud will run faster. Now, you can access the iCloud Photos.
Nowadays, there are many methods to access iCloud, especially when it not only has an online version but also an application version. So in this part, we are going to share two methods to enter iCloud Photos.
If you don’t download an iCloud on your Mac, you can access it and see your photos or upload your photos online by opening iCloud.com. What you should do is:
If you’ve already had download iCloud on your Mac, open it and then follow the steps listed below:
All right, now you are already in your iCloud. You can upload the photos that you just took with your phone, scan through the old ones to enjoy your moment or share them with the people you want.
Keeping photos in iCloud is safe and convenient. The photos can be permanently stored in iCloud and can not be seen by strangers without permission. People can upload and share their photos very often even if they don’t have an iCloud app on their Mac. Getting into iCloud Photos is very easy. But I still want to remind you to regularly cleaning your Mac so that you can release more space to store the photos that you really want. To clear the photo junk by yourself maybe tiring, halfway and time-consuming, but if you download iMyMac
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Last updated: April 18, 2019
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