Uploading Photos to iCloud on an iPhone or iPad: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

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Uploading Photos to iCloud on an iPhone or iPad: 7 Steps (with Pictures)
Uploading Photos to iCloud on an iPhone or iPad: 7 Steps (with Pictures)
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This article will teach you how to upload all the photos and videos on your iPhone or iPad to iCloud so that you can access them online.

Steps

Upload Photos to iCloud on iPhone or iPad Step 1

Step #1. Open the settings on your iPhone or iPad

Find and tap the icon

Iphonesettingsappicon

on your home screen to open the settings menu.

Upload Photos to iCloud on iPhone or iPad Step 2

Step #2. Tap on your name at the top

Your first and last name and your photo are at the top of the settings menu. Tapping it opens your Apple ID menu.

Upload Photos to iCloud on iPhone or iPad Step 3

Step #3. Tap on iCloud

This option is next to the icon

Iphoneiclouddriveicon

in the menu.

Upload Photos to iCloud on iPhone or iPad Step 4

Step #4. Tap on Photos

This is the first option under the 'APPS USING ICLOUD' heading.

Upload Photos to iCloud on iPhone or iPad Step 5

Step 5. Toggle iCloud Photo Library on 'on' Iphoneswitchonicon1

With this option enabled, all your photos will be automatically uploaded and saved to iCloud.

Upload Photos to iCloud on iPhone or iPad Step 6

Step 6. Choose how you want to save your photos on your iPhone or iPad

  • If you choose Optimize iPhone Storage All your original photos and videos will be replaced with optimized versions with a lower resolution. The original images are then only stored on iCloud.
  • If you choose Download and save originals, all your photos and videos remain on your device, so you can always access them in full resolution without an internet connection.
Upload Photos to iCloud on iPhone or iPad Step 7

Step 7. Toggle the Upload to My Photo Stream on 'on' Iphoneswitchonicon1

With this option enabled, any new photos and videos you take will be automatically uploaded to iCloud once you're connected to a Wi-Fi network.

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