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Confused by iCloud Photos? Check out this detailed explainer

The iPhone is the most popular camera in the world (and the iPad camera isn’t bad either,) and so it’s a little surprising that Apple hasn’t made the photo options in iOS a little easier to understand.

It’s simple enough to navigate the Photos app, but with iCloud Photo LibraryiCloud Photo Sharing, and My Photo Stream all performing similar but distinct functions, it can be hard to keep track of what’s what. Do you know the difference between those services?

Lucky, then, that 9to5Mac has just published a great article walking through each feature and the differences between them. Press here to check it out.

Whether you want to know how to sync photos between your iPhone and iPad, how to store them “in the cloud” to save space on your device, or how to share and collaborate on photo albums with your friends, it’s worth a read.