Apple iCloud is an online storage service which allows a user to securely store their data such as Audio, Videos, and Photos etc. As iCloud comes with limited storage, you would want to keep backing up data from it at regular intervals. Though Apple does allow you to have additional storage by paying for it, if you don’t want to pay for additional storage space and just want to know how to download photos from iCloud to Mac or Windows PC, you can follow the detailed instructions provided below.
Steps to Download Photos from iCloud to Mac or Windows PC
1.) On your computer (Mac or Windows PC), open a web browser and go to the iCloud sign-in page.
2.) Enter your Apple ID in the prompted field on the iCloud sign-in page and click on the right arrow icon to get to the next step.
3.) Next, enter your iCloud password in the prompted field and click on the right arrow icon to log into your iCloud account.
4.) Once you are logged into your iCloud account, you will be directed to the dashboard of your iCloud account where you will see the list of option.
5.) From the given list on the dashboard, click on the Photos icon. You will be directed to the list of photos available in your iCloud account.
6.) Next, from the given list of photos, click on the photo which you wish to download. This will open the photo on the full screen.
7.) Then, to download the photo to your computer, click on the download icon located on the top-right corner of the screen.
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NOTE: To identify the download icon, look for the cloud with a downward icon on the top-right.
8.) The photo will get downloaded to your computer. You will need to repeat the same process in order to download the photos from your iCloud account to your computer.
NOTE: If you are looking to download multiple photos from your iCloud account to your computer in a single action, unfortunately, the option is not available at the moment. You will need to download each photo by following the steps mentioned above.
And, this is how you can download photos from your iCloud account to Mac or Windows PC.