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Photo Stream

Whether you encounter the similar situations below?

“I ‘d like to transfer the photos from my photo stream to my computer/device. What can I do?”

“If I want to upload the photo in my photo stream to the computer, can I do that?”

“I want to transferphoto stream to my iPad. What can I do?”

If you encounter the similar situations above, don’t worry. “Photo Stream” mode can help you to transfer photos from iOS device to computer, between iOS devices and even upload photos from device to iCloud directly. Please refer to the detailed instructions below to transfer your photo stream easily.

Compatibility of Computer System

Windows Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista (both 32bit and 64bit)
Mac macOS Sonoma, macOS Ventura, macOS Monterey, macOS Big Sur, macOS Catalina, macOS Mojave, macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, OS X 10.11

1. When you’re using Windows computer, you're supposed to download iTunes to help detect iPhone/iPad/iPod touch before running AnyTrans. (iTunes 9.0 or above, including the latest iTunes.)

2. If you want to get more info about the tech specs, please refer to this page.

Supported iOS Device Models

All iOS Devices with iOS Version 5 and above

Differences between Trial Version & Activated Version

Benefits Trial Version Activated Version
Transfer Photos in Photo Stream Transfer 30 items within 3 days

Step 1. Download & Install AnyTrans on Your Computer.

Before you start to manage your photo, get the tool downloaded onto your computer. Please make sure the network is stable while downloading and installing AnyTrans on your computer.

Step 2. Connect Your Device to Computer with the USB Cable.

By default, AnyTrans will detect your iOS device automatically. If you don’t connect your iOS device to computer or your iOS device is not recognized, you will see the interface as below.

Your Device Is not Detected

Your Device Is not Detected

Once your iOS device is recognized, the interface below will display. Please select the Photos option.

Your Device Is Detected

Your Device Is Detected

If AnyTrans was unable to recognize your iOS device, you may try these troubleshooting steps to solve this problem.

Step 3. Select the “Photo Stream” Option.

Once you unfold the Photos option, you will see the Photo Stream option. And please select it. After the loading process is completed, it will display the total number of photo stream on the upper right of the Photo Stream icon. If it shows empty in the Photo Stream icon, it indicates that there is no photo stream in your device.

Data in Photo Stream Is Displayed

Data in Photo Stream Is Displayed

Step 4. Select the Photos You Want to Transfer.

This guide takes transferring photos in photo stream from iOS device to computer as an example. Once the loading process is completed, please choose the photos you want to transfer.

Choose Photos to Transfer to Computer

Choose Photos to Transfer to Computer

Step 5. Click To PC Button to Transfer Photos.

After you choose the data, please click To PC button to download them to your computer. You also can:

To Device: Transfer photos between iOS devices.

Refresh: Refresh the interface to load photos correctly.

Upload: Transfer photos from device to iCloud.

Preview Mode: Change the mode for better management of photos.

Click To PC Button to Transfer Photos

Click To PC Button to Transfer Photos

After you clicking the button, the transferring process will be started automatically.

Transferring Process Will Be Started

Transferring Process Will Be Started

Step 6. Succeeded in Transferring Photo Stream.

Once the transferring process is completed, you will see Transfer Completed page. To locate photos exported on computer, please click view files button. To transfer more, please click transfer more items button. To go back to the previous page, please click Back button.

Photo Transfer Completed

Photo Transfer Completed

If you still have questions after reading this guide, please refer to FAQs page to check more solutions. Or you can contact our Support Team to get further help. We are here to help you!