Q:"Does anyone know how to access iCloud photos on my PC?" - From Mani

Do you usually take your iCloud to sync and keep important iPhone/iPad/iPod touch data, such as photos? Actually, it's quite easy to back up, upload and safely store all photos and videos with iCloud by turning on "iCloud Photos" on iDevice's "Settings". However, not everyone is clear about how to access iCloud photos on personal PC to have a check, just like Mani. Not to worry; we are here today to share helpful solutions to let you access iCloud photos on PC as flexible as possible. You can have an in-depth look now.

Part 1. How to Access iCloud Photos on PC Using iCloud for Windows

To view iCloud photos on your PC, downloading iCloud for Windows is a must. This Apple freeware will make your photos, mail, calendars, bookmarks, videos and so on available. Let's jump to following steps to get more details together.
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Step 1: Download iCloud for Windows and finish installation;
Step 2: Run iCloud for Windows on your computer and sign in iCloud account with your Apple ID;
Step 3: Tap on the "Options" button behind "Photos";
Step 4: Select/mark "iCloud Photo Library" and "My Photo Stream";
Step 5: Click on "Done" and "Apply"; then your iCloud photos will be synced to PC for you to check when there is a network connection and enough storage space.

Part 2. How to Access iCloud Photos from PC Using iCloud Website

This way to access iCloud photos on PC by visiting icloud.com is relatively simple. It requires no complicated operations and you can totally do it by yourself. However, keep in mind that the deleted data kept on iCloud will only be reserved for 30 days.
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Step 1: Open Safari or any other browser on PC to visit icloud.com;
Step 2: Log in iCloud account with your Apple ID and passcode;
Step 3: Now go to "Photos" to access and view your iCloud photos on Windows.

Part 3. How to Access iCloud Photos on PC Using Joyoshare iCloud Backup Extractor

If you want to completely access and open your iCloud photos on Windows in a flexible manner, you'd better take a powerful tool, Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery, as your assistant. As an outstanding iCloud backup extractor, it is able to help extract and recover whichever photo you need from any iCloud backup.

Other than that, this clever software even allows you to preview all scanned iCloud backup data in real time and select specific pictures before recovery. Whether your backup files are common or encrypted, Joyoshare iCloud Backup Extractor is capable of decrypting data at fast speed and without problem. Besides, it supports Apple's two-factor authentication and is compatible with any iOS version, iOS 12 included, without hassle.

Key Features of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:

Access iCloud backup to view photos and more 20+ iOS data

Can directly connect iOS device to scan the latest data

Compatible with all models of iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)

Support real-time preview and two-factor authentication

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