How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing

Summary

iCloud photos not showing where they should be, on PC, Mac, in iCloud Photo Library, Photo Stream, or iCloud backup? Here are complete guide for all issues.

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November 08, 2017

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With AnyTrans, you can easily access all photo in your iCloud account, no matter they are in iCloud Photo Library, Photo Stream, or even in iCloud Backup. Surely you can definitely put where you want them to be.

iCloud is a great place to save iPhone iPad photos. You can put them in iCloud Photo Library or Photo Stream for sharing with multiple devices and more people; You can also backup them in iCloud for iPhone iPad photos disappearing due to various factors.

However, there are some situations, where iCloud photos are not showing when you go to get them. So in this tutorial, we mainly focus on this iCloud photos not showing issue, and list possible solutions.

Method 1. A Complete Solution to Fix All iCloud Photos Not Showing Issues

According to user’s feedback, iCloud photos not showing could happen in various situations, not showing up on PC or Mac, or not showing in iCloud Photo Library or My Photo Stream, or even in iCloud.com.

But here we recommend a powerful application to help you easily access all iCloud photos in a few clicks. Any you will never be afraid of iCloud photos now showing issue again. And it is AnyTrans.

AnyTrans, as a best iOS data manager, enables you to easily access and viewing every single photo in your iCloud account, and make your all iCloud photos showing before you. Besides, you also have options to deal with them. You can download them to your PC/Mac, or add picture on your computer to iCloud, or move iCloud photos to another iCloud, or delete some that you dislike.

Why not download it now, and follow the steps below to make your all iCloud photos up showing in front of you?

Step 1. Run it on your PC/Mac > Click on iCloud Manager tab > Sign in your iCloud account.

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing with AnyTrans - Step 1

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Click on Photos.

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing with AnyTrans - Step 2

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3. Then all photos in iCloud will be showing > Now you can download, add, delete, or merge with another iCloud account.

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing with AnyTrans - Step 3

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing with AnyTrans – Step 3

Method 2. How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing up on PC (Windows)

Apple provides Windows computer users an iCloud applications to upload photos on computer to iCloud, and download iCloud photos to PC. While sometimes, when you plan to view the iCloud photos on your PC, you cannot find them in the downloading folder. Why?

The first reason could be you did not check the iCloud Photo Library: Open iCloud for Windows > Next to Photos, click Options > Select iCloud Photo Library > Click Done, then click Apply.

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing up on PC

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing up on PC

If you have checked the iCloud Photo Library option, and iCloud photos still now showing, then the reason cloud be your iCloud photos are saved long time ago. iCloud on Windows downloads your photos from iCloud only when there comes in new photos and videos in iCloud Photo Library. It means that if you install the iCloud on your PC, while have not taken new photos on your iPhone iPad and sync to iCloud Photo Library, there is no order for iCloud to download photos.

Method 3. How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing in iCloud Photo Library

This is kind of common. If you have encountered this problem, the first thing you need to know is that iCloud Photo Library could be a very long journey, considering iCloud syncing speed. If you have hundreds, or thousands of photos on your iPhone iPad to sync to iCloud Photo Library, you need have patience. You can go to iCloud Photo Library option in Settings to check how many photos have been uploaded to iCloud:

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing in iCloud Photo Library

How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing in iCloud Photo Library

Besides, iCloud Photo Library uploads your photos, only when your iPhone iPad are connected with Wi-Fi. Under cellular data, there is no syncing.

Method 4. How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Showing in My Photo Stream

If you cannot find your photos in My Photo Stream, it is because iCloud has removed them. My Photo Stream only saves 1000 pictures in the latest 30 days. So if in My Photo Stream there are more than 1000 pictures, or some photos are older than 30 days, they will not be saved. Secondly, My Photo Stream also requires Wi-Fi connection. So if there is no Wi-Fi, there would be no syncing, either.

For more methods related My Photo Stream not working, you can also refer to this guide of ours: How to Fix My Photo Stream Not Showing in iOS 11.2/11.1/11/10 >

The Bottom Line

From the content above, you can clearly notice that AnyTrans is able to help you with all kinds of iCloud photos now showing issues, much more easily than the other methods. So why not give it a trial now? If you have any question about AnyTrans, you can contact us via email, and we will answer you as soon as possible.

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