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Photostream photos out of order on Apple TV

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nwmtnguy Calculating status...
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Sep 24, 2012 4:49 PM

I just installed my new Apple TV and ran the software update. I then set it up to connect with Photostream using my Apple account, and my photos started appearing. So far, so good!


Then I discovered a couple of serious bugs:


1) My iPhone and iPad (both running iOS 6) both show 529 photos in my Photostream.  The Apple TV only shows 144 photos.  Both the first and last photo in my stream show up on the Apple TV.  All the missing photos seem to be somewhat scattered throughout the middle of the stream.


2) The order of the photos in on the Apple TV doesn't have any logic to it.  On the iOS devices they are arranged by date, but on the Apple TV it's a complete jumble.  Photos taken weeks apart are right next to each other, and photos taken on the same day are separated by dozens of other photos taken at different times.


Anyone have any idea what's going on or how to fix it???  Thanks!

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  • Fortinbras Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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    Nov 19, 2012 2:55 AM (in response to nwmtnguy)

    I have this problem as well.  Photostream pictures are shown in random order. Even when playing back an "Album" from iPhoto, Apple TV seems to be incapable of respecting the order set by "View" in iPhoto.  It would be great if this were fixed!

  • Fortinbras Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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    Nov 19, 2012 10:51 PM (in response to nwmtnguy)

    Hi.  I have not tried Shared Photostreams yet (I have stuck to Flickr).  Nonetheless thanks for the tip, as I do find the IDEA of being able to show photos to friends and family on the bigger screen of the TV really useful (and it was one of the reasons for getting ATV in the first place).


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