Apple announced it will shut down its free photo-saving service My Photo Stream on July 26, provided users can store photos onboard the service on June 26.
And Apple has stated, according to an official statement, that all the photos stored by the users of “My Photo Stream” will be synchronized with the “iCloud” service by June 26 and will remain available for one month, during which the user can download them on one of your devices.
And Apple has urged users to rely on iCloud photo storage service, which is an alternative to its service, which is about to shut down forever.
Apple has explained the steps to follow to download photos from “My Photo Stream” to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices, i.e. go to the Photos application and then click on the Album option, then go to the My Photo Stream folder and then L The user selects all the images he wants to download to his device and presses Save Image.
As for Mac computers, the user will need to open the Photos application and then choose My Photo Stream, and from there the user will need to choose as many photos as they want to archive and Drag & Drop them all into the Archive Library folder.
Apple has emphasized the need to run the iCloud Photo service on iPhones running iOS 8.3 or later, iPads running iPadOS 8.3 or later, and Mac computers running macOS X Yosemite or later.
After turning on iCloud Photos, Apple has allowed the user to easily browse their photos on iPhone, iPad, Mac, as well as Apple TV and iCloud website, and they will also have the ability to sync photos to Windows computer via iCloud for Windows.