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How to save images in text messages to Photostream?

3187 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Mar 31, 2013 9:32 PM by fireroasted RSS
Mobopro Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)
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Feb 14, 2013 12:17 PM

I received a few images via text message on my iPhone that I'd like to save to my Photostream.  I thought that by saving them to the Camera Roll, they'd automatically appear in Photostream, like with photos I take with the camera.  But somehow they appear to be different -- they never get copied to the Photostream. 


This is quite confusing -- it seems they should automatically go to Photostream when I save them to the Camera Roll.  How can I put these photos on Photostream?

  • razmee209 Level 7 Level 7 (21,310 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 12:33 PM (in response to Mobopro)

    see my photo stream section of this link Icloud photostream FAQ

  • razmee209 Level 7 Level 7 (21,310 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 12:55 PM (in response to Mobopro)

    My Photo Stream When you take photos on an iOS device, or import photos from your digital camera to your computer, My Photo Stream can automatically upload your new photos to iCloud and push them to all of your other devices.  How is that part not relevant?  So that means picture save from your email will not automatically go to photo stream.  you would have to import it to your computer and then sync to your phone.

  • fireroasted Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Mar 31, 2013 9:32 PM (in response to Mobopro)

    You have probably figured this out by now. But, I am actually trying to do the reverse. Everything that comes into the camera, texts, and whatsup message with images go onto photostream, and I don't need all the crap on there, and makes my photostream difficult to use. I want to turn it off. So I can tell that for me, its working automatically.


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