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FYI: New OS X Photos app not uploading photos? Here's why...


New member
Nov 24, 2011
Just an FYI:

I spoke to a senior advisor at Apple today about fact the new Photos app is not uploading my photos to the iCloud Photo Library and then downloading to my iPhone and iPad.

He said their servers are being slammed because "everybody is doing the same thing" since Photos launched.

I guess it that makes sense--I'm sure some people are trying to upload a lot more photos than I am: only 900 so far. I figured that was a reasonable number to start with--guess not! :rolleyes:


New member
Oct 22, 2010
I knew that server traffic load was going to be an issue at launch of Photos without talking to Apple... :)