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Managing iCloud Storage: How to turn off iCloud Photo Library

Click on Settings on the Home Screen

 

In the Settings app, click on the iCloud tab

 

 

On the right half of the screen, click on the Photos tab

 

 

‘My Photo Stream’ and ‘iCloud Photo Sharing’ are on indicated by the green switch. To turn off, slide to the left.

(Optional): Turn off iCloud Photo Sharing by sliding button to the left. When turned off a prompt will appear. Click OK to turn off.

 

 

An alternative way to do this is when you are in the iCloud Tab in the Settings app, Click on ‘Storage’ then click on ‘Manage Storage’

 

 

When in the ‘Manage Storage’ tab click on the ‘This iPad’ backup

 

 

Here you will see when the latest backup was and how big of a backup the next backup will be.

Slide the switch by ‘Photo Library’ to the left. Once it is switched off a prompt will appear. Click DELETE to turn off ‘Photo Library’

 

 

Once that is done you will see that the switch next to ‘Photo Library’ is white meaning it is turned off.

 

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