How to Access Photo Stream on iPhone iPad


It is one basic guide about how to access Photos Stream in iOS 9/9.X, and offers common issues and fixes when using Photo Stream on iPhone iPad.

August 27, 2016


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You may have uploaded some photos from your computer or iOS devices to iCloud Photo Stream. But now you face some issues when you want to access Photo Stream on your iPhone in iOS 9 or iOS 9.1/9.2. So how can you fix this problem?

Firstly let’s see the basic guide about how to access Photos Stream on your iPhone iPad, and then talk about the common issues and fixes when using iCloud Photo Stream. 

Part 1.  Access Photo Stream Photos in iOS 9.1/9.2

To access Photos on iCloud Photo Stream, just unlock your iOS device, go to Setting > iCloud, login your iCloud by using your Apple ID, and then turn on My Photo Stream after tapping Photos.

How to Access Photos Stream on iPhone

How to Access Photos Stream on iPhone

Part 2. How to Fix Can't Access Photo Stream Problem

You may find that you cannot access My Photo Stream from iCloud because of Photo Stream not showing or now working on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 9 or 9.1/9.2. In this situation, you can turn off iCloud Photo Library, check battery power and check Wi-Fi connection. For more detail, you can refer to this post my Photo Stream not working.

Part 3. iMobie Solution to Transfer Photos Across iOS Mac and Windows

iMobie offers you one solution – AnyTrans which could be very useful when you can’t share photos with iCloud Photo Stream or iCloud Photo Library. You can use this tool to transfer photos and other 20+ types of files among iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and computer.  It can be installed on both of Mac or PC, and it is compatible with iOS 6/7/8/9 and recent iOS 9.1/9.2 updates.

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