How to View Shared Photos on iCloud Photo Sharing on iPhone/iPad

iOS is quite renowned and equally impressive for having almost flawless web integration. Apple’s iCloud service is a great example of this aspect. The iCloud Photo Sharing service lets users create Photo Streams that can then be shared with others. This means that you can not only just store your photos in the cloud, but also create an online album of sorts by simply enabling this iCloud Photo Sharing option on your iPhone or iPad.

Once you have created shared photo stream, you can invite others to your Photo Stream. Similarly, you can also receive invitations to their Photo Streams. Inside the Photos app, you can locate all of these shared streams listed under the shared category. The list will have all of the shared streams including the ones you have created as well as the ones to which you have been invited by others.

Manage Shared Photo Stream on iPhone or iPad

How to access iCloud Photo Sharing on iPhone and iPad running iOS 8:

Step #1. Open the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step #2. Tap on the Shared tab present in the bottom navigation.

Turn ON My Photo Stream and Shared Albums in iPhone Settings

Step #3. Opening the Shared tab will by default get you to view the Activity Stream. This screen is an outline of all your shared streams including those built by others and displays what’s been added newly. You can also see any of the comments or likes on the photos presented here, shared by you or others.

Step #4. Tap on the Sharing tab present on the left side of the top navigation.

Step #5. You will reach the full list of all your shared Photo Streams.

Step #6. If there is no shared tab in the Photos app, then you will have to enable shared Photo Streams first.

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Manage Shared Photo Stream on iPhone or iPad

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