Apple iPhe iOS 12 offers the ability to share photos and videos with an iCloud link temporarily. Follow how to use this new cvenient feature.
Cveniently, those you share do not even need an Apple device, an iCloud account, or a password to view shared ctent.
How to Share iCloud Expire Links iPhe and iPad
Time needed: 10 minutes.
iOS 12 has ease sending specific images. It’s simpler and faster than the traditial method. More importantly, it allows you to share shots even with those who do not use Apple devices.
The link is valid for 30 days after it has expired automatically. But you can end your life before the deadline.
To get started, make sure you have enabled iCloud Photos your iOS device. Just go to Settings → Apple ID Banner → iCloud →
Open Photos applicati
Photos applicatiyour iOS device. Select the Photos
selectthe photos you want to send, then press the butt Share. Copy the Link
Copy the linkto the share sheet. Wait for a few secds
Now, wait for the
link to be created. The time required depends the size of the file. Share it with your favorite platform
ce the link is copied successfully to the clipboard, you can share it with your favorite platform, just like any other link. For example, you can open the
Messages applicatiand paste the linkinto the text field. Then send it as usual.
Receive shared photos
- an Android device or iOS devices that do not run iOS 12 and a computer
- By tapping/clicking the link, your friends will be directed to icloud.com, where all your uploaded images will appear. There will also be an opti to download the photos.
- Besides, they can choose to select or deselect images before pressing the download butt.
iOS devices running iOS 12 devices
When your friend taps the link, will he/she get a pop-up window saying “Open”? “Your Name” shared this. You will join your friend’s name. He must press Open. Now the images will open in the “For You” secti of the Photos applicati. There will be an opti called “Add All” to add photos to the library.
To add a single photo to the library, tap the e you like, then tap the “Add to Library” butt.
How to copy the shared photos link
Later, if you want to share the same photos with other friends, you no lger need to go through the entire process for up to thirty days from the link creati date.
- Open the
Photos appyour iOSdevice → For you → Recently Shared secti.
- Tap a group of photos in the iOS app 12 Photos
- Next, press the
menu buttat the top right and select Copy Link.
Now you can share the link via your favorite medium.
iOS 12 lets you stop sharing photos before the link expires.
How to prevent your friend from seeing shared photos
- Open the
Photos applicati→ For you tab→ recently shared secti, → select the group of photos.
Go to the Recently Shared secti in the
iOS 12 Photos app
- Press the
menubutt at the top rightand select Stop sharing.
Stop showing shared photos in the iOS Photos App 12