How to Share iOS Photo Streams Publicly as a Website

Alvaro Bernedo

PhotostreamWe’ve already showed you how to create a Photo Stream and share it with a friend or with specific groups people. However, there are other ways too in which you can share publicly any photo streams you create. For example, you can share any new photo stream by publishing it on the internet at Apple’s iCloud website.

There are two ways to do this. Let’s take a look at both.

When Creating Your Photo Stream

Step 1: Create a Photo Stream by tapping Photo Stream on your Photos app and tapping the “+” icon at the top left corner of the screen.

Photo Stream

Step 2: If you want, add some people that you would like to share your new photo stream with, then name it. On this screen, by toggling the Public Website option ON, you will also be publishing your new photo stream on the web of iCloud.

Naming Your Photo Stream

When It is Already Created

Step 3: If you already created your photo stream and would like to shared it on iCloud’s website for anyone to see, just go to Photos, tap on Photo Stream and then tap on the blue arrow next to the photo stream you created.

Created Photo Stream copy

Step 4: There turn ON the Public Website toggle.

Enabling Sharing Photo Streams

Sharing

Step 5: Once you turn ON Public Website sharing for your photo stream, your iPhone or other iOS device will generate a link that you can send to anyone you would like to share your newly created photo stream with.

Sharing Photo Stream

The person you share your photo stream link with will receive a notification and will be able to access your photo stream from any browser.

Shared Photo Stream Invitation

There you have it! With this public website feature you will be able to share your photos via Photo Streams even with people who don’t have an iPhone or other iOS device. All they will need to see them is just a web browser and an internet connection.

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Alvaro Bernedo

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Alvaro Bernedo

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