Apple's online storage, synchronization, and general cloud services

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If my iPod is stolen and wiped, would it still appear as 'offline' on iCloud or would it just not appear at all?

I am trying to find out if my iPod 2nd gen is stolen or just misplaced. I have find my iPhone activated but it happened a couple of days ago so the battery is probably dead. It shows up as 'offline' ...
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iCloud preferences crashes System Preferences in OS 10.10.1

I skipped the set up of iCloud when upgrading to OS 10.10.1 Now I get an error message saying there is a problem with iCloud preferences and when I clicked on iCloud in System Preferences, I get a ...
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How do I get my iOS calendar to sync automatically?

The iCloud calendars in my iOS Calendar app do not sync manually (for at lest a couple years now). In order to get them to sync, I need to trigger a manual sync by selecting the list of calendars in ...
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download iCloud photo to mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3

My phone is iOS 8.3 and my computer is OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 (iPhoto doesn't works anymore, instead there is another application called Photos) I have 3.2G of photos are automatically saved in iCloud ...
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corrupted library (?) preventing ipad upload to icloud photos

My ipad was not downloading photos from icloud photos, and was stuck uploading xxx photos. I tried turning icloud photos (and photo stream etc) on and off, and restarting the ipad, with no change in ...
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Find my iphone in settings is on but icloud site says it's off! [on hold]

I just got this iphone 6p from a friend who can't remember his icloud account, in settings find my iphone is on .. When i check the device on icloud.com/activationlock .. Find my iphone is off ! .. ...
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Separate everyone's phones & our Mac from receiving everyone's texts while sharing the same account?

I want to share our account because we both use the reminders, photos, notes, etc., and when I tried to set up a new apple ID, it nearly took those away. I, or he, would've lost our notes, etc. I ...
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Use Photo iCloud Library as Base for second Photo iCloud Library

In the past my wife and me were sharing one iPhoto library. I imported that iPhoto library into Photos and use it as base for my iCloud Photo Library. For reasons the original iPhoto library is not ...
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MacBook Pro i7 iCloud locked [on hold]

iCloud locked and after some wrong entries, it stopped showing passcode censoring bars. Instead, it was showing only text "Wrong passcode, Try again"
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New Apple Photos app and iCloud: uploading archived libraries

As my macbook doesn't have enough storage for my family photos and videos, every 1-2 years I'd start a new iPhoto library, and will place the old one on an external USB disk. I have 4-5 iPhoto ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Icloud slideshow - shuffle photos

I am creating a slideshow for an event that individuals are adding to a shared album on icloud. I would like to shuffle the photos. How do I do that?
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Photos app not uploading all photos

I just updated to the new Photos app on OS X and let it go through the process of importing my iPhoto library and uploading to iCloud. But it looks like about half of the library won't upload. It ...
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Find duplicate images in iCloud Photo Library in Yosemite

I moved to Photos and iCloud Photo Library, and I am happy so far. Because of previous imports, crashes and re-imports, several thousand duplicates (identical pictures - not of the same photo) in my ...
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I can't upload photos from mail after OS X upgrade

I can't upload photos from my MacBook Air since I downloaded the update. The Photo Stream icon (the new flowery one) is greyed out. I have space and never had a problem before. I know this will sound ...
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Is there any progress indicator of iCloud Photo Sharing 'shared album' uploads? [closed]

I find it very frustrating that nothing happens when I click upload to shared album in iCloud Photo Sharing. Does anyone know how long their upload is going to take? (videos mainly) I feel there ...
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iCloud issues photo stream [closed]

I too am experiencing this.. The original comment was not broad at all.. Diplomatic answer to big problem.. I have 1.7 allocated to phot stream..but I have neither photos in my photo stream or indeed ...
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in this situation is find my iphone on in my idevice?

heyi recently bought an already used iphone and decided to upgrade it now when i did so there was no message on itunes saying to turn find my iphone off or anything like that it was upgraded it ...
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how to remove a backup of a purchased app

I have a certain app installed on my iPhone 6 Plus device. Due to some technical issues with this app, I need to completely remove it from the device and re-install it. Although it seems like I can ...
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I bought a used iPod touch 5th gen on eBay, but it's connected to their iCloud!

Is there any way I can sign out without their password? They refuse to tell me (would you tell someone your iCloud password?), and I can't disable Find My iPod. I'm on the latest iOS (8.3). Thanks for ...
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How to upload my iMovie project to iCloud drive?

I would like to get my iMovie project on my iPad. My iCloud Drive is turned on on every device. I mean the project, not the result from the theater. Video from theater is there on my device. But what ...
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How do delete selective iCloud book copy?

I dont want few icloud book copies to be occupying my screen space. Is there anyway possible, going to the folder directly on Mac, to delete the copy of the ibooks? I can see numerous answers of ...
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iPhone 6 iCloud Backup is super large

I recently jumped from an iPhone 4s running 8.1.2 to an iPhone 6+ and suddenly there is no more room for iCloud backups. When I go into "manage storage" I can see my old phone at 2.6GB and my iPad at ...
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Uploading pix FROM PC to my iPhone 5

my problem seems to be the reverse of others. I have lots of images on my PC that I need to upload to Instagram on my iPhone5. I have been doing this with no problem on my iPhone4. When I activated my ...
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Delete iCloud account without removing photos

My boyfriend bought me an iPhone 4 a year ago off a friend of a friend and I have since had a baby, so it is full with 700 odd pics which I want to keep safe of my baby boy on iCloud. Thing is I've ...
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iPhone 4 locked by it's previous owner iCloud account [duplicate]

I've bought a iPhone 4 of an auction site. When this iPhone got delivered and I turned it on, it asked me for the PIN code of the previous owner and noticed that the iPhone 's language was completly ...
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Cannot uncheck 'pending' iCloud keychain on both mobile and OSX

This is very frustrating. One day I wanted to try iCloud keychain. I turned that on without knowing I will be struck with it forever. I'm asked to verify with code which I can enter, then message to ...
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Have 2 iCloud accounts in my mac and don't know how

I have 2 iCloud accounts and don't know how, I tried to delete the deactivated one (the bottom one in the image) but when i deleted it, my mac deleted the other (which was active). When the 2 ...
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what comes first sim activation or icloud activation?

hey i bought an already used iphone 5c from a friend and i restored it . now it's sim activation locked . i don't have a nano sim card yet and i want to know if it's icloud locked or not . i ...
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What happens when the total filesize of an iCloud drive exceeds the filesize of a physical drive?

I have 200 GB of iCloud storage, but my Mac only has a 128gb drive. Say that I would fill my iCloud drive, so that it would require more space to sync than what's available on my Mac. What would ...
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How to get all tunes downloaded to my iPhone from the cloud?

I have tunes that show on iCloud but I can't get them on my iPhone. How do I restore these? These represent about half of my saved music. When I backup I only get the songs that are currently on my ...
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How to force photo thumbnail download on iOS 8.3

I have 30,000+ photos synced to iCloud and am trying to get their thumbnails to show on the Photos app on iOS 8.3. On the (first) Photos tab, viewing at Years or Collections levels shows lots of grey ...
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Retrieve lost iPhoto after replaced hard drive

I replaced the hard drive on my MacBook Pro through Apple. I backed up files on my computer but not my Applications. Is my iPhoto lost forever? I have thousands of pictures on there! I've signed in ...
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Is there a way to get a public URL for individual iCloud photos?

I understand it's possible, through the Photos app and iCloud, to create a sharing stream of photos. What I am wondering is if it's possible to get a public URL from any given photo in iCloud. My end ...
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iCloud Photo Library - merge two Apple IDs together to one library stream? [duplicate]

Is there a way to use iCloud Photo Library and merge the photos on my wife's iPhone with mine? I'm willing to subscribe to the iCloud Photo Library service, but I rather one of us pay for the cloud ...
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How to get photos back which weren't saved to my iCloud account?

I had to repair my phone and forgot to save all of my photos to my iCloud account. Is there any way I can get them back?
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New Photos.app & iCloud photo library: how to save space on mac

I am migrating from aperture to the new photos. In aperture, I had my originals on an external hard drive (i.e. the library was local, but the originals were on the external drive). Now in iPhoto, I ...
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Lost Wi-Fi passwords after reset network settings on iPhone

After a network configuration reset on my iPhone all Wi-Fi passwords were lost. They were stored in iCloud Keychain, synced with my Mac, where they disappeared too. This is very frustrating since it ...
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After disabling iCloud Photo Library, cannot re-enable due to insufficient iCloud Storage

In an attempt to troubleshoot an apparently "stuck" upload process with iCloud Photo Library, I tried a suggestion I read about in Apple's own forums: Disable and then Re-Enable iCloud Photo Library. ...
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Can two iPhones share same backup space on cloud?

I have an iPhone 6+ and my girlfriend an iPhone 6. Can I backup her phone on my iCloud account? I have 200 gigs of space and would like to share backup space. Her phone is constantly displaying a ...
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iCloud Photo Library not uploading anymore

I have iCloud photo library enabled on my iPhone (6, iOS 8.3). Since the weekend it does not upload the photos anymore. When I go to the Photos settings, it gives me the following messages in a loop: ...
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How do I force Safari to ask me to save all passwords?

I'm using 10.10.3. iCloud keychain is enabled. Anyway, I find that Safari will ask to save passwords for some sites but not for others. examples of sites where I get prompted: eBay, amazon, some ...
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Watch folder for Photos

When I'm on my iPhone, pictures downloaded from the Internet are automatically uploaded to my iCloud Photo Library. I want the same thing to happen for pictures downloaded from the Internet when ...
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What is the maximum/optimized size of the OSX photos.app library?

I was using aperture with referenced images. The aperture library is about 20gig, the folder containing the referenced images is 200gig. I exported versions of a selection of my pictures (6000) and ...
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Why do I sometimes see a downloading 'pie' icon when viewing photostream photos?

it normally shows in the bottom corner as a sort of 'pie' that fills up as the picture is downloaded, similar to the 'app downloading' pie when viewing a downloading app on the home page/s prior to ...
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the iCloud icon to download apps is disabled and can't re-download the app

I have an iPhone 4s running iOS 8.3. During the last update for the YouTube app, I noticed that the "update" icon was not shown in the App Store > Update. I 'clicked' on the bar where it usually is ...
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Deleting photos on iOS7?

For some reason whenever I delete a photo on my camera roll, the corresponding photo on iCloud photo stream would also be deleted. Am I going crazy here? I thought the whole point of photo stream is ...
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Missing photos on my iPhone

I have a Macbook Pro and an iPhone that share the same iCloud account. On my Macbook's Photos I have a smart album that contains 52 photos. On the iPhone the album contains 40, with 12 photos are ...
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Pillars of Eternity: Games in the cloud

I have the Mac App Store version (not Steam) of Pillars of Eternity and I would like to synchronise saved games among two Macs. Either with iCloud or Dropbox. I tried to synchronise ...
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How can I share an album publicly (i.e. with non-icloud users) on iCloud

Using "Photos" Version 1.0 (209.52.0) that just got "put" on my computer at last update. Here's what my share menu looks like: Here's the support page where I looked for help. Goal: expose photo ...