iCloud stores your content and wirelessly pushesh it to your devices. iCloud allows you to backup photos, videos, music, your personal and business documents to access from anywhere. You need Apple ID and password to sign in to iCloud account. iCloud requires OS X v10.7.4 or later version (currently v10.9) on your Mac. It allows you to automatically backup photos from your Mac to iCloud account. If you are looking for a step by step process to automatically backup photos to iCloud from your Mac PC, read on.
Here are the steps to Automatically Backup Photos from Mac to iCloud:
- Go to https://www.icloud.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
- Download "iCloud" on your Mac from Apple App store & launch it.
- Open "iCloud" on your Mac.
- Select "System Preferences" from the Apple menu.
- Click "iCloud" located in the "Internet & Wireless" section.
- Enter your Apple ID and password to sign in to iCloud.
- Choose the services which you want to share in the cloud.
- Select the iCloud services you want to access and enable them.
- Launch "iPhoto" on your Mac.
- Click "Photo Stream" located at the left-hand side of the window.
- Click "Turn On Photo Stream" button.
- iCloud will start loading photos into Photo Stream.
- This is how you can automatically backup photos from Mac to iCloud.
Quick tip to Keep your Photos Safe
Making backups of your photos & videos is a chore you probably skip, but it really doesn't have to be hard. Here's an effortless way to backup photos - PicBackMan. PicBackMan is the easiest and simplest way to keep your photos safely backed up in one or more online accounts. Simply download PicBackMan (it's free!), register your account, connect to your online store and tell PicBackMan where your photos are - PicBackMan does the rest, automatically. It bulk uploads all photos and keeps looking for new ones and uploads those too. You don't have to ever touch it.