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Shared Photo Streams Not Updating?

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Sarah Montagne Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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May 2, 2013 10:58 AM

About a week ago I realized my shared photo streams were not updating. I am not recieving any new photos that my friends are posting, and when I upload new photos they don't go to any of my friends' devices. How can I fix this problem?

 

Thanks!

iPod touch, iOS 6.1.3
  • lllaass Level 10 Level 10 (135,125 points)
  • m0thr4 Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)
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    Jun 18, 2013 8:41 AM (in response to Sarah Montagne)

    I have had the same problem - Shared Photo Streams (evidently) do not update dynamically. There is also no button to force an update in the photo app either.

     

    On your iDevice by going into Settings > Photos & Camera and switching off "Shared Photo Streams".  Go into your Photo app and check that they have been removed.

     

    Now go back into the same Settings sub-menu and re-enable "Shared Photo Streams".  Back in the Photo app, you will see the shared stream update with the correct photos.

     

    I have the exact same problem with any shared photo streams I create on my iPhone - they do not appear on my iPad unless I do the above.  The same goes for iPhoto/Aperture on my Mac.

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