Photos in the Cloud

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions - Site Assistance' started by Londonfirestorm, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Londonfirestorm

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    iPF Noob

    Mar 13, 2012
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    I have recently inherited an IPad from my wife (who is far more "techy" than I am!) and have synced with my phone (Iphone4S). This may seem like a very basic question but pics that I have deleted from my phone have now arrived on my IPad and there seems to be no delete option. The only option seems to be to turn off the ICloud and delete all the cloud pics from my IPad, which seems a little extreme. I don't need or want every pic I have ever taken on my IPad. Any suggestions?
  2. Kaykaykay

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    iPad Wizard

    Apr 28, 2011
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    If you update to iOS 5.1, you'll be able to delete individual photos from photo stream. If you don't upgrade, you can only turn on or off the whole photo stream; no deleting individual photos.
  3. leelai

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    Staff Member

    Apr 24, 2011
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Having Photo Stream activated on both your iPhone and iPad will mean that any photo taken on these devices will automatically stream to the other and as Kaykaykay says you will only be able to delete them all if you stay on the current OS, although you can save the ones you want to your camera roll before deleting.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

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