How do I Find My Photos on iCloud

This post aims at telling you how to find photos on iCloud. If you don’t know where to find iCloud photos, keep reading and you will get what you want.

By Elena Fontaine | Posted: May. 08, 2018, Last Updated: May. 09, 2018
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iCloud is an excellent tool being relied on by many people to backup crucial iOS data like photos, contacts. It is quite easy to backup iPhone photos to iCloud. However, many people are stuck in problems like “how do I find my photos on iCloud?” or “where to find iCloud photos?”. Here in this post, we will show you all means to find all your photos on iCloud.

Before getting started, let’s find out what are iCloud photos. iCloud photos contain photos synced to iCloud (photos in iCloud photo library and photo stream), photos backed up to iCloud (photos in iCloud backup). Now, please figure out what types of iCloud photos you want to find and skip to the right part.

Also Read: How to Backup iPhone 8/X without iTunes/iCloud >

How do I Find My Photos on iCloud

How do I Find My Photos on iCloud

Part 1. How do I Find My Photos on iCloud (Photos in Photo Library & Photo Stream)

You can actually find your photos synced to iCloud on PC/Mac computers and all iPhone iPad iPod.

How do I Find My iCloud Photos Using Computer

1 > Visiting icloud.com

By visiting icloud.com, you will only be able to view photos in iCloud Photo Library.

icloud.com is a website where you can browse all data you previously synced to iCloud, including photos. Visiting icloud.com with any browser, enter your Apple ID and password, and then choose Photos, you will be able to find photos on iCloud.

2 > Using iCloud Control Panel on Windows

iCloud Control Panel is an app based on PC capable of helping you find photos on iCloud, including photos in Photo Library and Photo Stream. Here is how to use iCloud Control Panel to find photos on iCloud.

Step 1Download and install iCloud Control Panel on your PC and then launch it. Log in your Apple ID.

Step 2Click Photo Stream or Photo Library checkbox to enable them. Don’t forget to click Done.

Step 3A folder named Photo Stream or Photo Library will be created on your computer. Search the folder and you can find photos on iCloud.

Where to Find iCloud Photos - Using iCloud Control Panel

Where to Find iCloud Photos – Using iCloud Control Panel

3 > Using Photos on Mac

Step 1Select System Preferences from the Apple menu on your Mac desktop and click “iCloud”. Log in your Apple ID.

Step 2Click “Options” next to photos, check the box of iCloud Photo Library or Photo Stream. Click OK.

Step 3Go to Photos on Mac. You can find photos on iCloud here.

How do I Find iCloud Photos - Using Photos on Mac

How do I Find iCloud Photos – Using Photos on Mac

How do I Find My iCloud Photos on iOS Devices

Step 1Open Settings from the home screen of iPhone iPad iPod touch, log in your iCloud account.

Step 2Tap your name > iCloud > Photos. Enable iCloud Photo Library or Photo Stream.

Step 3Go to Photos app. You can find photos on iCloud here.

Where to Find iCloud Photos - on iOS Devices

Where to Find iCloud Photos – on iOS Devices

Part 2. How do I Find My Photos Backed up to iCloud

Normally, photos backed up to iCloud are not viewable. Not only photos but also other data are not viewable. However, it is still possible to find iCloud photos with outside help. What you need is AnyTrans for iOS.

AnyTrans for iOS is developed by iMobie team, an Apple certificated developer to help iOS users to manage iOS data. It can help you view and download the data in iCloud backup. Besides, it is free to use AnyTrans for iOS to manage the data in iCloud. Moreover, AnyTrans for iOS is a safe and secure software. While using it, you have our guarantee that it does no harm to your devices and no accidents like information leakage would occur.

Now, why not free download AnyTrans for iOS now and follow the steps below to find your photos backed up to iCloud?

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Step 1Install AnyTrans for iOS on your PC or Mac and then launch it. Click the iCloud Management tab. Log in your iCloud account.

Where to Find Photos Backed up to iCloud - Step 1

Where to Find Photos Backed up to iCloud – Step 1

Step 2Click on iCloud Backup and download one iCloud backup containing photos you want to find.

Where to Find Photos Backed up to iCloud - Step 2

Where to Find Photos Backed up to iCloud – Step 2

Step 3Click on Photos, AnyTrans for iOS would display you all photos in this iCloud backup. You can view these photos and even download them to your computer.

Where to Find Photos Backed up to iCloud - Step 3

Where to Find Photos Backed up to iCloud – Step 3

After downloading photos from iCloud backup, you can also transfer photos from computer to iPhone iPad iPod touch.

The Bottom Line

With the methods above, you can easily find your iCloud photos. If you have any questions about this post or AnyTrans for iOS, please don’t hesitate to leave comments below. By the way, AnyTrans for iOS can also help you transfer data from iPhone to iPhone, transfer data from iPhone to computer. Download it and start the free trial >

Elena Fontaine

Member of iMobie team, has a mania for Apple products and reading. Like to fix all kinds of Apple-related issues.

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