How to Turn on Photo Sharing on the iPhone 5

It’s fun to send pictures that you have taken to your friends and family.

Whether it’s a pet, a child, or simply something fun that you saw and think they might like, a lot of people will enjoy it when you decide to share images with them.

But you may wonder how to enable the iPhone photo sharing feature if you’ve been trying to figure out how to accomplish it from the device.

Our tutorial below will show you how to turn on photo sharing on the iPhone 5 so that you can easily send your pictures to other people.

How to Enable Photo Sharing on an iPhone 5

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Choose Photos.
  3. Turn on iCloud Photos.
  4. Enable Shared Albums.

Our guide continues below with additional information on how to turn on photo sharing on the iPhone 5, including pictures of these steps.

Your iPhone has a great camera, and the fact that it is a part of your phone means that you will typically have it with you.

This convenience will likely lead you to have pictures on your iPhone that you want to share with others. A great way to do this is with Photo Sharing.

The Photo Sharing feature on your iPhone 5 requires you to have an iCloud account that is set up on your iPhone.

So once you have an iCloud account configured on your device, then you can follow the few simple steps below to turn on Photo Sharing.

If you need to offload your pictures somewhere to free up storage, then our how to transfer photos from iPhone to computer guide can show you how.

How to Enable iCloud Photo Sharing in iOS 7 (Guide with Pictures)

The steps below will allow you to turn on the Photo Sharing feature on your iPhone 5.

These steps were written on a device using the iOS 7 operating system. Earlier versions of iOS may have slightly different instructions for enabling this feature.

Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

tap the settings icon

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Photos & Camera option.

select the photos and camera option

Step 3: Touch the button to the right of Photo Sharing.

turn on the photo sharing option

Now that you know how to turn on photo sharing on the iPhone 5, you will be able to more easily send images to your friends and family so they can see what you’ve captured.

Are the pictures in your Photo Stream using up a significant percentage of your storage space? Learn how to delete the Photo Stream from your iPhone 5 and gain some additional storage.

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