My fiance has an iPhone 6 running IOS 9.2 In "All Photos", her phone shows 17,000+ photos. When looking at her phone from a Windows computer, we see four DCIM (?) folders containing a total of just over 2,000 pictures. When looking at her iCloud account, we see the 17,000+ photos. QUESTIONS Since we can only see about 2,500 pictures when viewing her phone from a notebook, are there really 17,000+ pictures on her phone, or are 14,500 of them in iCloud only but visible from her phone? Assuming those 17,000+ pictures are both on her phone and in iCloud (synced as opposed to backed-up), then deleting a picture from her phone would also delete it from iCloud. Is this the case? Assuming that deleting pictures from her phone will also delete them from iCloud, what's the preferred manner of backing them up permanently before deleting them from her phone and thus iCloud? Thanks for your help! Bonus question: Why can she only see 2,000 or so pictures when accessing her phone from a notebook?