Step 1: Click the iCloud icon on the system tray, and then click Open iCloud Settings. Step 2: Click Options next to Photos to open the Photos Options panel. Step 3: Make sure that both iCloud Photo Library and Download New Photos and Videos to My PC are enabled.
Click iCloud Photos in the Navigation pane. Double-click the Shared folder. Double-click the shared album that you want to download photos or videos from. Double-click a photo or video, then copy it to another folder on your computer.
How Do I Download My Photos From iCloud?
On your Mac or PC On iCloud.com, click Photos and select a photo or video. Hold the command key on your Mac or control key on your PC to select multiple photos or videos. Click Download.
New photos and videos you add to iCloud Photos will automatically download to your PC. You can also download older photos and videos with these steps: Open File Explorer (Windows 10 or later) or Windows Explorer (Windows 7).
I figured out that you can go to your iCloud settings and unmark the photo option and apply. It'll stop your downloads.
Samsung has developed Smart Switch to help users transfer iOS data to Samsung. It allows users to sync iCloud or iTunes data to Samsung phone instantly. However, Smart Switch has many limitations, it only allows you to transfer the iCloud files that are backed up using iOS 9.
On Windows 7 and Windows 8, you can download the installer (iCloudSetup.exe) for iCloud for Windows. iCloud for Windows doesn't support Managed Apple IDs. Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites not controlled or tested by Apple, is provided without recommendation or endorsement.
On your Mac or PC
Right-click the icon of iCloud in the taskbar on desktop and select Download photos. Method 2. Press Windows Key + E to enter Windows File Explorer. Click the icon of iCloud Photos and then click Download Pictures and Videos in the upper-left corner.
If you don't already have it, get iCloud for Windows. See the Apple Support article Download iCloud for Windows. On your Windows computer, open iCloud for Windows. Select Mail, Contacts, and Calendars, click Apply, then follow the onscreen instructions.
If you want to download a full-size copy of your photos and videos from the Photos app to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iOS 10.3 or later or iPadOS, or your Mac with OS X Yosemite 10.10.
If the number of Photos that you want to download from iCloud to PC is less than 1,000, you can follow this method to select and download up to 999 photos from iCloud to PC. If you are trying to download over 1,000 photos, you can move to the next method as provided below in this guide.
Download photos from iCloud
|CopyTrans Cloudly||iCloud for Windows|
|Speed (depends on the Internet connection speed)||15-30 minutes for every 5 GB||1,5-3 hours for every 5 GB|
|Viewing and selecting photos before downloading||No||No|
|Using on a Mac||No||No|
|Uploading photos to iCloud||Yes||Yes|