iCloud Photos makes all of your photos available on any device, but how exactly do you access them from any device?

Automatically uploading all of your photos to iCloud for easy viewing has changed the way we view and store our memories. The only potential problem is finding them when you are on different devices.

Here's how to access and manage your iCloud Photos no matter what device you're using.

How to access iCloud Photos from an iPhone

Accessing your iCloud photos from iPhone is usually the fastest option because you always have them with you.

If you've enabled iCloud Photos in Settings, all you need is that photos App. All of your photos will be there, along with all of your albums.

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To enable iCloud Photos, go to Settings> (your name)> iCloud and activate the photos Possibility.

Unless you have received messages telling you that you need to update your iCloud storage, any photos you see on your phone should match those in iCloud.

How to view iCloud photos from iCloud website

The iCloud website may take a little longer to open, but you can access and manage your iCloud photos from any device. This is how it works:

  1. Go to iCloud.com.

  2. Sign in to your iCloud account.

  3. click photos.

When trying to sign in to your account, you may have to go through a two-step authorization process. This is to prevent your iCloud account from being hacked. You should receive a six-digit code either by email on your phone that you will need to confirm.

You will see that all of your photos will automatically appear in the center of the screen after you go to the photos area. From here, you can view all of your hidden, deleted, video, and screenshot media.

How to access iCloud Photos on Windows

To view your iCloud photos on your Windows PC, you need to download the iCloud for Windows desktop app. Once downloaded, you can sync your iPhone photos with your Windows computer right away.

To sync your photos:

  1. Press the Up arrow in the Windows notification area.

  2. Click on that iCloud Symbol.

  3. click Download photos.

As with the other methods, once you have access, your iCloud photos will be instantly available and you can always view them on your desktop.

How to Find iCloud Photos on Mac

Just like on an iPhone, Apple makes it easy for you to find your iCloud photos on your Mac. As with every other step in this article, you need to turn on iCloud Photo Sync in order to see your photos on your Mac.

If you haven't turned on iCloud Photos on your Mac, do the following:

  1. Press the Apple Symbol.

  2. click System Settings> iCloud.

  3. Sign in to your account.

  4. Check the box next to photos.

Now you can just do the photos App to view your iCloud photos. Every time you add a new picture to iCloud, you can easily view it in the Photos app.

Access iCloud Photos on any device

Regardless of which device you use to view your iCloud photos, you can easily navigate to them with the right steps. Some devices will show you the photos instantly while others force you to download them or visit a website.

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