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Photostream not updating

There’s two parts to this post really – first, did you know that you can synchronize your i Phone/i Pad photo stream with a Windows PC?

None of the tips to fix it worked on either of my Windows machines.

You need to create these two folders ahead of time, because you will have to set some permissions on them in order for the “upload” sync to work properly.

I’m not 100% sure why, but I tried every other option before finding this solution — and there appears to be hundreds of users hitting this same issue (at least at the time of writing this post). So, here are the steps to get this installed and working: 1. You need to create a folder into where the download and upload folders for Photo Stream will live. Once it has finished installing, you will run the control panel.

For me, I keep all my photos in “\Photos” and so I created a folder called “Photostream” within that. Change the permissions of the Photo Stream folder and give full permission to “Everyone”. First login to your i Cloud account and you will be presented with That’s it.