How Do You Exclude Your iCloud Photo Library from an iTunes Backup?

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Even with iCloud Photo Library enabled, an iTunes backup of files still includes all locally stored photos. Has anyone else faced this issue? How do you exclude your iCloud Photo Library from an iTunes backup?

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Even with iCloud Photo Library enabled, an iTunes backup of files still includes all locally stored photos. Has anyone else faced this issue? How do you exclude your iCloud Photo Library from an iTunes backup?

Avery Eisenreich
iTunes backups include the photos that are stored on the phone. The only way to not include in the backup would be to delete them from the device prior to making the backup. If you don't want them backed up in iTunes on your computer, use iCloud backups instead.