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I have an I-phone 6 and a apple desktop. When I take

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I have an I-phone 6 and a apple desktop. When I take pictures with my i-phone, they are stored on the i-phone as well as the desk top automatically. I lould like to delete my pics from my i-phone to free up space, but if I do that, they are also erased form my desktop. How do I dele i-phone pics without eliminating them from my desk top?

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Hi and Welcome. My Name is ***** ***** I look forward to assisting you today with your question.

You are using iCloud Photo Library. That means, when you delete the photos from your iPhone, the changes will reflect on other devices. This is how iCloud Photo Library works. However, there is an option to store low-resolution photos on the iPhone, so it doesn't take the full space and thus you don't have to delete any photos from iPhone because they will take less space. Full resolution/quality photo can be automatically retrieved just by opening each photo.

Open Settings > your name at the top > iCloud > Photos and make sure iCloud Photo Library is enabled. Then enable Optimize iPhone Storage. This will upload all original photos to iCloud, saving a preview copy on iPhone (with full access to original photos from iCloud as well)

Once you enabled this option, it will take a while to upload them to iCloud and to see the changes on iPhone.

If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please don't hesitate to ask.

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