How to turn on Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing?
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The main difference between iCloud Photo Library and My Photo Stream is where the photos are stored. My Photo Stream stores photos on the device and 'pushed' to other devices, where they are also stored locally. Where as in case of iCloud Photo Library, photos are uploaded to the cloud and stored there. Here's how you can turn on turn on Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing:
Go to the iPad's settings by tapping the Settings icon.
Scroll down the left-side menu and choose "Photos & Camera".
The Photos & Camera settings will let you turn on iCloud Photo Library, My Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing.
If you turn on My Photo Stream, you will have the option to also upload Burst Photos. These are the photos taken when you hold the button down in the Camera app and usually consist of anywhere from 2 to dozens of very similar photos. It's a good idea to leave this option turned off to save space.
If you turn on iCloud Photo Library, you can choose to optimize the storage on the device by leaving all photos in the cloud, which means they will be inaccessible when not connected to the Internet. If you absolutely must have access to photos when not connect, tap next to the "Download and Keep Originals" option.
When iCloud Photo Library is turned on, the My Photo Stream option turns to "Upload to My Photo Stream". iCloud Photo Library covers much of the same functionality as Photo Stream, but turning this option will allow you to keep iCloud Photo Library turned off on other devices but still share photos via My Photo Stream.
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