7 Replies Latest reply: May 1, 2013 1:13 AM by QuickSander
Tim J Watt Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I have photo stream and sharing set up on iCloud and when signed in Aperture keeps asking me to sign in when I check the box to set up Photos stream.

 

There is an obvious logic error as the message to sign in on iCloud will not go away even though I am signed in and it is impossbile to do anythign else... or get that message to go away (other than cancelling it).

 

What a joke iCloud is anyway but in Aperture it's totally non-functional for me...

 

I'm updated the the vey latest verison of Aperture 4.


Aperture 3, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • 1. Re: Photo stream will not work in Aperture
    léonie Level 9 Level 9 (51,665 points)

    For some posters it helped to

    • reboot
    • log into a new user account and to sign into iCloud from this account
    • and to enable Photo Stream in Aperture from this account. Import some images, then sign out of Photo stream again and log off.
    • Log into your regular account, and try if you now can enable Photo Stream in Aperture.

     

    Regards

    Léonie

     

     

    Added: Just in case the above does not help: Your Photo Stream is stored in your User Library:

     

    ~/Library/Application Support/iLifeAssetManagement/assets/

     

    Check, if the permissions for your user Library need repairing, and set them to give you Read+Write access, if necessary.

     

    If all fails, copy any images you find in this folder to a backup folder to save the image files and delete the folder.

  • 2. Re: Photo stream will not work in Aperture
    Tim J Watt Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thanks for the suggestion, but it makes no difference - I set up iCloud on the secondary user account but there is still no way on my main user account to check either the My photo stream of the Shared photo stream with out the sign in message appearing, which prevents the check mark from being retained...

     

    Interesting thing though is the images I'd chosen to share do appear in the Library folder, but aren't visible as shared in Aperture or my iCloud web page.

     

    So - totally useless then.....

  • 3. Re: Photo stream will not work in Aperture
    léonie Level 9 Level 9 (51,665 points)

    Then remove your user preferences, as described here:

     

    Aperture 3: Troubleshooting Basics

     

    and also check: iCloud: Photo Stream troubleshooting

     

    Just to be sure;

    I have photo stream and sharing set up on iCloud

    You have enabled iCloud in the "System Preferences" and clicked the "Options" button beside "Photo Strea" to enable "My Photo Stream"and also "Shared Photo Stream", right?

  • 4. Re: Photo stream will not work in Aperture
    Tim J Watt Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Tried removing and putting back the perferences ...

     

    The second link given is no help as YOU CANNOT tick the iCloud preference boxes in Aperture for the reason mentioned.

     

    "You have enabled iCloud in the "System Preferences"" - check - although this is actually installed on installing in setting up Mountain Lion after installing...

     

    and clicked the "Options" button beside "Photo Stream" to enable "My Photo Stream"and also "Shared Photo Stream", right?

     

    Yes, and tried all combinations of both trying to get somethign to happen.

     

    iCloud - what a dead loss....

     

    Utterly useless....

     

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  • 5. Re: Photo stream will not work in Aperture
    shuttersp33d Level 4 Level 4 (1,540 points)

    You should see if the new update, 3.4.2, makes a difference as it looks like it has a bunch of Photo Stream fixes in there.

  • 6. Re: Photo stream will not work in Aperture
    Tim J Watt Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Just done the update - same stupid logic errors in the Aperture Photostream peference pane!

     

    AAAHHH!

  • 7. Re: Photo stream will not work in Aperture
    QuickSander Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    Removing the assets folder helped in my case in which Aperture did log into iCloud succesfully, but did not update / dowload photos from iCloud.