Can Android users use iCloud photo sharing?
Whilst iCloud Photo isn’t cross-platform (meaning Android users can’t download an app version), Android’s Google Photos is. Both Android and iPhone users can download the Google Photos app and use it identically. This makes Google Photos a far better choice than iCloud Photo if you’re a big picture and album sharer.
Non-Apple friends only can view the shared photos (in a clunkily-designed web-based viewer at that). They cannot add photos to shared albums, leave comments, or otherwise interact with the album like your friends with iPhones can.
How to use iCloud for Android. Using iCloud on your Android device is pretty straightforward. All you need to do is navigate to iCloud.com, either put in your existing Apple ID credentials or create a new account, and voila, you can now access iCloud on your Android smartphone.
Can you view iCloud photos on Android?
At the time of writing, only the Photos, Notes, Find My iPhone, and Reminders apps are available from the Android mobile browser. To access iCloud Photos on an Android device, open a browser, and go to www.icloud.com. Sign in to iCloud when prompted, then tap Photos.
1. Sharing iCloud photos with an Android device
- Open the Photos app on your iOS phone to get started.
- Click on the Shared cloud icon in the navigation bar at the bottom.
- Now select some of the albums you want to share to Android device.
- Click on the People button at the bottom after you open the album.
It is possible though. Open Chrome on an Android phone and go to the icloud.com website. Tap the three dots in the top right corner to show the menu and select Desktop site to access iCloud like a desktop computer. The iCloud website can now be logged into in the usual way using your Apple ID.
Can non Apple users use iCloud?
If you don’t have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, you can still use iCloud Drive, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Contacts, and Notes directly from iCloud.com.
Share photos and videos with an iCloud Link
In Photos on iCloud.com, select the photos or videos you want to share. You can also double-click a single photo or video. , then choose Copy Link. Share the link with friends using, for example, Messages or Mail.
How do I retrieve photos from iCloud on Android?
Here’s how to sync photos from iCloud to Android using this transfer software:
- Select the Backup and Restore Tab.
- Connect Android to PC.
- Get Photos from iCloud to Android.
- Open iCloud Webpage.
- Download iCloud Images.
- Transfer iCloud Pictures to Android.
- Run the Android Browser.
- Export iCloud Photos to Android.
How do I access iCloud drive on Android?
Use an Internet Browser to Access iCloud Storage
Open any web browser on your Android device and go to iCloud.com to log in to your Apple ID account. After logging in to your account, tap the Photos, Notes, or Reminders button to view your iCloud content for those apps.