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iPhoto 9.4.2, photo stream-add subscriber?

1401 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Jul 8, 2013 7:11 AM by Noodle-head RSS
Noodle-head Level 3 Level 3 (680 points)
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Jul 4, 2013 3:59 PM


I cannot figure out how to create a list of subscribers to share my Photo Stream pics.

I succeeded in adding photos and have a Photo Stream icon in the Source panel, which shows my chosen photos, but not what? How do I notify someone or add a subscriber?


IPhoto 9.4.2, on Mac Pro with Lion.

Sys Prefs > iCloud, checked Photo Stream

In iPhoto prefs > turned on Photo Streaming.

Dragged some photos from an Event into Photo Streaming icon on left.

After a while, it finished (uploading? syncing?).

Clicked on Photo Streaming and I see the pictures.

Now trying to "Add a Subscriber."

Clicked on Share in lower right corner----pop up menu shows Photo Stream among other options (order prints, Flickr, Facebook, Email)

Clicked on Photo Stream

Window opens saying "all the selected photos are already in your photo stream."

I know that but how do I choose people to share them with??

Went up to Share in iPhoto main menu and Photo Stream is greyed out.

I read whatever I could find, in Apple Help, iPhoto, elsewhere on the web.

Tried to find answers but either the instructions read as though I want to change subscribers, or provide step by step, where one of the steps just is not an option I see of can find.

Anyone, please, unravel this mystery for me? Thanks

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7)
  • LarryHN Level 9 Level 9 (54,870 points)
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    Jul 4, 2013 4:24 PM (in response to Noodle-head)

    PS FAQs and trouble shooting links are here -


    The key item is that you need Mt Lion


    You can create Shared Photo Streams with:

    • an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using iOS 6
    • a Mac using OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 with Photo 9.4 or later or Aperture 3.4 or later
    • a PC using Windows 8, Windows 7, or Vista with the iCloud Control Panel 2.0 or later installed. (iCloud Control Panel 2.1 required with Windows 8.)



  • LarryHN Level 9 Level 9 (54,870 points)
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    Jul 5, 2013 12:34 PM (in response to Noodle-head)

    I havew no idea what yoru question is now - but the bottom lion is that you can not use a shared PhotoStream unless you have Mt Lion - for Lion the PS is stictly between your Macs and IOS devices - no other users




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