Step 1: System Preferences
If you have already set up iCloud, you’ll come straight to this screen after clicking the iCloud icon from your System Preferences. All you need to do is enable the service by clicking the tick box in the options provided.
Step 2: iPhoto
You will need to make sure iPhoto is up to date. If it is, you will see this page when you click Photo Stream on the left-hand side of the interface. Click Turn On Photo Stream and it will begin to populate.
Step 3: Pictures galore
All of the pictures you have taken in the last 30 days will begin to fill the interface in iPhoto. You can view these as you would any other photos. Drag them into Pictures to save and keep them locally.
Step 4: Add pictures
If you want to add pictures to Photo Stream from your iPhoto library, just click on the image, hit the Share button (in the bottom-right) then click on the Photo Stream option. It’s as simple as that.
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