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

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How do I go back to putting music on my i phone through USB?

I have tried everything, and itunes from my computer is still telling my icloud music library is on. I just want to turn it off and go back to putting music on my phone the old way. I don't want to ...
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No password for iCloud account [duplicate]

Got my fathers iPad mini. Have the password to get on the machine an it runs fine an all but one thing he forgot to leave behind (he left on a permiment basis) is his password to his iCloud account. ...
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iPhone 4 asks me to log into an Apple address that Apple say doesn't exist

I have an Apple ID and a password that works fine on most things but not my iPhone 4. The address is example24@example.com. But When I start up my iPhone, iCloud asks me to enter the password for ...
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iCloud Storage - No photos or videos but still shows as full

I have iPhone 6....and standard iCloud storage of 5GB. Please see pictures - I have absolutely no pictures and videos on my iPhone but still the iCloud storage says I have more than 1 GB of photos on ...
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ITunes on a PC & iPhone - now I want to transfer playlists to my new iMac

I've just purchased a lovely sexy iMac. I'm using my iCloud account and I've had a laptop with all my music including playlists for the last 7 years. What I want to do is synchc my iTunes / iPhone / ...
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how do I see for existing volumes if the FileVault recovery key is stored in iCloud

I own several Macs (also for family members) and the first thing I do is turn on FileVault. How do I check if the recovery key is not stored in iCloud (for existing volumes, not new ones)? If you'...
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Do the two iPhones receive the messages?

I have set my Apple ID on two iPhones already and I'm wondering if the other iPhone will receive my messages? The phone I'm using has service but the other one doesn't. I was thinking only the ...
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iCloud Photo Storage full after update?

My iphoto says that the storage is full, but I've updated it and have 45 GB left? I don't know what to do, I've tried restarting my computer and it hasn't worked.
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How do I get icloud to stop emailing me about my google calendar events?

iCloud, iCal and Mail integrates pretty well with Google Calendar, even though they are not both from Apple. But I have a hassle when it comes to Calendar Notification in Mail App specifically. I ...
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Photo app and iCloud, everything has vanished

My old iMac went totally dead on me; all I was getting was the flashing question mark folder. So I sent my Mac off to be looked at and they told me the hard drive was completely wiped clean; as in no ...
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original id not an actual email.mistake missing one letter [on hold]

bought an I phone 5s. came to work and co workers ask if I ever used one .and helped set me up. forward three years my phone says I have to activate it. I look up my id and the last password and ...
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iCloud Photos Download [on hold]

Hi I have the iphone 6 + and bought the 6splus, download the photos from icloud but there was not much difference in the 2 phones - subsequently i sold the 6s phone, logged into the 6+...
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Send iMessage with iCloud or Gmail account

Why can I not send iMessage with iCloud and Gmail account? I have followed all the instructions about how to turn on iMessage, add an iCloud account, and starting a conversation from iCloud messaging. ...
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Event from my Gmail address appeared in my calendar (without sharing it)

I stumbled into something rather strange… A few weeks ago, I booked a flight, with Expedia & Lufthansa, using my Gmail address. (Which is not my iCloud address!) I noticed that the event appeared ...
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Notes on iPhone 4 not syncing to iCloud

I have an iPhone 4 that I got from my employer that I use for work and private. Now I'm quitting, and my employer says I can just take the phone with me. However, I have been using my company email ...
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Two different Apple IDs with two different @icloud.com mails

I have a complicated problem. It started when I created an apple id with icloud email. Later after some months, I created anther apple id with a new icloud mail. Now, I am using this new apple id on ...
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Is there any reason a really old iPhone 4 would fail to backup notes?

I was just looking at an iPhone 4 from one of my users, and I was unable to turn on the backup for notes because it says that I'm not using an iCloud email address. The user in question already has ...
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iCloud mail sync with outlook 2016 on MAC

I have all the latest software - El Capitan, Outlook 2016 fully patched, and an iCloud account that I can log into (from Safari) using either thisIsMe@icloud.com or thisIsMe@gmail.com with ...
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Whats in an icloud backup

I have an old icloud backup and I'd like to see whats in it. I'm worried that if I backup my current phone to icloud - restore it from the old backup (to see what it contains) - and then finally ...
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Why is it taking so long to upload photos to icloud from iPhone/iPad?

If I want to sell something online and create an ad on my Macbook, then snap a picture with my iPhone/iPad and both are connected to my home wifi, I kind of expect the photo to be uploaded instantly ...
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iCloud storage reporting backups that do not exists

I disabled iCloud backups on all my devices, but the storage report still claims I have 2gb of backups stored. I've gone into the iCloud preferences and double checked that no backups exists. How can ...
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Multiple Users under El-Capitan

On a MacBook Air, running OS X El Capitan, can two different Users login to their own User Account while accessing their own individual and different iCloud Accounts?
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Lost iPad doesn't connect to WiFi

A family member's iPad 2 (WiFi), which is connected to my old Apple ID has been locked with a message that says she has to pay $30 to someone online. I said not to pay and I went online, logged into ...
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Using iCloud Storage to backup data

I have some backup HDDs with around 500GB in files. I want to back these files up in the cloud, but I don't want the iCloud folder taking up space in my mac (which has only 256GB). Is it possible to ...
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Notification about full iCloud

I've been getting the notification like "Your phone has not updated to iCloud in 150 days" but my iCloud is full, my Macbook memory is full and my phone memory is full too. If I delete the pics from ...
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Can't get into my iCloud accout [closed]

My ex boyfriend has gotten all the information to my account and is buying things an setting up things that is costing me money so I need to get into my account please help me
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How to selectively restore save game data from old iphone backup?

Here's the dilemma: My nephew decided to start a new game on GTA vice city which wiped out my hard worked progress. I have the progress in an old backup from a year ago. However, I would like to not ...
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I tried to sync an icloud calendar but the confimation link wouldn't work

I tried to sync a calendar from a phone to an ipod. When the confirmation email came through, I clicked on it. All that came up was a blank gray screen. I then tried on the computer. It said that the ...
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I want to turn icloud off on my computer but I don't want to close my account etc. I just don't want to be signed in

How can i turn it off without any significant remifications. I have only a desktop at the moment. Please cut to the chase don't give me a full explicanation. Just tell me how to sign out so that ...
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Can iCloud be used to sync personal videos in the Videos app?

My mom has an iPhone 5 with some exercise videos in the Videos app, which just total about 150MB. After getting an iPhone 6S Plus, can those videos automatically transferred to the new iPhone through ...
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Looking for suggestions on scheduling iCloud Photo Library uploads

I have a 57GB photo library that I would like to keep in iCloud Photo library, the only problem is that my ISP absolutely murders my download speed whenever I'm uploading anything. Is there a way ...
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Numbers, wish to convert Excel to Vcard to import to Contacts

I have a 250+ contact Excel file that I wish to, instead of doing it by hand, one row at a time, batch-convert into iCloud Contacts -ready Vcards. Anyone have any idea how to do this? I've seen lots ...
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Bought a stolen iPhone - how to find the owner? [duplicate]

Weird and long story short: I am travelling around South America at the moment and am in Bolivia right now. Yesterday a taxi driver suddenly offered me a well working iPhone 6, with the front screen a ...
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Can someone who registered my iPhone read all my text messages?

My ex-husband registered my iPhone and I have found out he has been using Apple iCloud storage to check up on my every move. Will he have been able to read all my personal text messages? And is ...
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how to force OSX to refresh the Text Replace -list after losing it? (still on iOS safe&sound)

I use a lot of text replace on iOS + OSX, but today I woke up and my OSX El Capitan has lost it's text replace list. I have about 40 different text replaces there (long urls, bankaccount numbers, ...
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iPhone 6 with iOS 9.3.1 stuck restoring

My phone was replaced yesterday, and I've since been trying to restore it from the backup I made just before it was replaced. I have no greyed out apps, and all my photos are back, but it says I can'...
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Multiple credit cards with Apple ID

Is it possible to use multiple credit cards with your Apple ID and switch between them? This is a common option with most online merchants, so I don't see why Apple wouldn't have this as well. For me ...
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Calendar on iMac does not sync with Airbnb

My calendar on my iMac (El Capitan) does not sync with Airbnb calendar. The calendar on my iPhone syncs perfectly, so I don't think it is a problem at Airbnb or at iCloud. I have tried many many ...
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Can iCloud files stay strictly in the cloud? [duplicate]

So I wanted to know if it's possible for me to upload files from my mac to icloud, and not keep a local copy on my mac. I want some files to stay only on the cloud, to be accessed when I want/need so ...
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Deleting Iphone from iCloud

My phone is backed up daily, so all my pictures...are in my iCloud account. My phones screen completely shattered and part of the body is warped and I am waiting for my replacement phone to get here. ...
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What is causing the iCloud “You can't sign in at this time” error on my MacBook Pro?

I noticed that I wasn't able to view my iCloud storage usage on my MacBook Pro running OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. To attempt to fix the problem I signed out of iCloud, but now I'm no longer able to sign ...
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Windows 7 only seeing some Pictures on iPhone

When viewing the Camera Roll in a friends iphone I am able to see many pictures. However when viewing the same folder in Windows Explorer I can only see a small number by comparison. My friend uses ...
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Removing iCloud from my PC

I keep getting a message on my PC that my iCloud is almost full. I moved the photos on my phone to my computer by cable and store it in my photos. Can I remove iCloud from my PC, and still keep it on ...
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I can't find my photos?

I have both an iPad and iPhone, and due to the fact they're not connected I simply just email the photos I want to each device. I did this today without realising I used the wrong email, and I ...
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Can mac receive messages when iCloud keeps asking for password?

One day my older Macbook Pro (which is now not in my hands) started asking for iCloud password with text "This Mac can't connect to iCloud because of a problem with mail@mail.com." but I kept ...
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Moving photos from one appleID to another

I have two AppleIDs which I find annoying but realise from reading around is unchangeable now forever. The problem is that one is my work account, and this is where I have the better iPhone so take ...
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How to permanently store pictures in iCloud

I only use an iPhone with latest OS and iCloud. I pay Apple for adequate storage in iCloud. I do not have iTunes and never hook the iPhone to a computer. How can I permanently store pictures in ...
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Does deleting iCloud photos affect them on devices?

If I delete a photo from my iCloud will it also be removed from my devices that are connected to my account?
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Syncing different iCloud calendars into different Outlook categories in the same calendar

Since the To-Do bar in Outlook 2016 for Windows 10 only wants to show one calendar (the default one), using different iCloud calendars to keep different types of events separate (family, finance, work,...