videos and photos in the iCloud drive?

I would use iCloud as an external hard drive.
I want to keep my pictures and videos on iCloud and remove them from my phone.
I understand that if I delete the pictures and videos from my iphone which photos and videos will remove also iCloud.
I now have a plan of storage of 1 t because I can't afford to lose photos or videos, and now my MacBook Pro is also complete.
Another thing is that my iphone can not save on the iCloud - it is April 2015 and it has never worked since.
All opinions are appreciated.
See you soon


iCloud library is not designed as an external storage or a backup service. It is designed as a synchronization service to put at the disposal of all your images on all your devices and sync all of your changes to these devices.

If you are short on storage space, set the settings of your Photos to keep only a local library optimized. Library of photos on your computer should, however, be at full resolution, so it acts as a backup in iCloud. Buy an external hard drive if you wish.

Photos user / help guide:

IVous has a very detailed and well illustrated article on iCloud photo library:

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