how to delete photos on mac but not icloud?

To delete photos from a Mac computer, but not iCloud, open System Preferences. Click on Apple ID, then iCloud, and then uncheck Photos to turn off iCloud sync. This will disconnect the photos from iCloud, allowing the photos to be deleted off of the computer but not iCloud.

How to Manage Apple Photos to Save Space on Your Mac

How do I delete photos on my Mac to free up space?

If you want to delete the original Photos Library to save storage space on your Mac, you can drag it from its original location (the Pictures folder of your home folder) to the Trash. Then empty the Trash.

How do I delete Photos from my iPhone but keep them on my Macbook Air?

You have to disable iCloud Photos on your iPhone to be able to delete photos from the iPhon, but keep them on your Mac.

How do I delete Photos from my iPhone and keep them on my Mac?

If you are using iCloud Photo Library on both your phone and your computer (on the phone this is at Settings > iCloud > Photos > iCloud Photo Library and on the Mac it is Apple Menu > System Preferences > iCloud > Photos Options > iCloud Photo Library), then all of your photos would be on both devices and if you delete …

How to Manage Apple Photos to Save Space on Your Mac

To delete photos from a Mac computer, but not iCloud, open System Preferences. Click on Apple ID, then iCloud, and then uncheck Photos to turn off iCloud sync. This will disconnect the photos from iCloud, allowing the photos to be deleted off of the computer but not iCloud.

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