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How to get pictures off your iPad – Save iPad pictures – Download iPad pictures – Back up iPad pictures – How to use Photo stream on PC – How to use Photo stream on Mac

%image_alt%Taking pictures on your iPad is great.  And it just saves it as photos on your iPad.  But, what if you want to get it on your computer?  How do you go about doing that?

Here’s how to save pictures to your Mac:

  1. For a Mac, make your you are running at least 10.7.4 for Mac operating system support.  This will be able to support iCloud which will stream your photos to your Mac.
  2. Go to System Preferences->iCloud.  Log in.
  3. Make sure Photo Stream is selected
  4. On your iPad, go to Settings->iCloud and make sure Photo Stream is turned on.
  5. Go back to your Mac and turn Photo Stream on within iPhoto.

Here’s how to save pictures to your PC:

  1. Make sure your computer is running at least Windows Vista support or later.
  2. Download Apple service’s free iCloud Control Panel for Windows
  3. Go to Control Panel->iCloud and log in.
  4. Enable Photo Stream->OK->apply

Mac genius techs or PC experts need not apply here.  This is easy stuff.

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