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How to fix an iPhone 4S with disabled iCloud settings?

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.1.1 and my iCloud is disabled (greyed out) in settings. How do I enable it if I can't select it?
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How do I do enterprise iPad recovery?

Occasionally we have employees supplied with company equipment that leave on less than favorable terms. Some of those devices the employees have locked to their own Apple accounts somehow, which ...
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Why can't I use iCloud to backup?

I am trying to sync my iPad running iOS 8.0.2 with my iCloud account and it keeps telling me that I need more space. I have deleted everything I can and deselected every single app from the backup but ...
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Removing iCloud on an old phone

I have iCloud on more than one phone—my old iPhone 5c broke and the screen doesn't work. I now have a new phone with iCloud backed up and it works fine. I want to sell my old phone but they state that ...
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ipad icloud password [duplicate]

My sister purchased an Ipad from a man on facebook or craigslist, well they cant access it because they don't have the password to the icloud. She tried to contact him and the number was disconnected. ...
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ICloud asking cor sign-in every few minutes [duplicate]

Today my iPad starting asking for my iCloud password... Every few minutes!! Why? How can I stop it?
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Correct wrong email address used to set up iCloud account

When I initially set up my Apple iCloud account, I entered my email address incorrectly and as a result have been unable to verify. How can I go back into my initial set up and correct the email ...
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iCloud storage iPhone backup

2 iPhones show on my iPad as being backed up. I only have one, so I guess one is my old phone. I would like to delete it but I'm not sure which one I should delete, I don't want to remove the wrong ...
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iPhone asking for Apple ID for a former roommate

At some point several years ago a former roommate used my phone or iTunes for something. I can't recall for what, but since then each time I get a new phone, or need to restore from a backup, I'm ...
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Can someone please help me with icloud account information [on hold]

Can someone please help me? Why is my ipod saying that I need my friends icloud account password? I bought it from her over a year ago. I updated to IOS 8 and it is now saying I need her account ...
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Can't access iCloud account

I have forgotten my iCloud password. It has also an old email address I can't change. It is not the same as my Apple ID and password. Now I can't get into my iCloud. My iCloud is updating for 3 days ...
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Using mosh with Back to my Mac

How can I use mosh via iClouds Back to my Mac, like I can do it with ssh?
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Sign out of all devices iCloud

I have someone cyber-stalking me who has somehow learned my iCloud password. I've changed it since, but they are still signed in to the "Find My iPhone" app and are able to make noises and alerts and ...
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How do I view and pull off videos from my iCloud?

A while back, when I moved to a new town and didn't have my hard drive with me, I was running out of room on my Mac (I collect a lot of movies and television series), so I moved a television series ...
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Can I can activate an unlocked iPhone 6 Plus in India if I purchased it in the USA?

I want to buy iPhone 6 Plus 128gb unlocked T-Mobile which has priced at $949. Can I activate it in India or should I activate it in USA?
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Correct sequence of back up data from the iCloud

Just for my knowledge, what is the real sequence of back data that the iCloud does when an iPhone is restoring? Example First The meta data files Second Photos Third Apps and so on... And there ...
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Does iCloud save deleted pictures from your camera and photo stream?

Does iCloud save deleted pictures from your camera and photo stream? For example: If you saved a picture from Google but deleted it from your camera and the photo stream does it still save it to ...
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Does iCloud save photos?

Does iCloud save deleted pictures from your camera and photo stream? For example: if you save a picture from Google but delete it from you camera and photostream does it still save it to iCloud?
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How can I use Family Sharing for Store purchases if I use a different Apple ID for purchases?

A key feature of Apple's iCloud Family Sharing is the ability to share store purchases with invited family members. However, like many people, I use a different Apple ID for iCloud and Store purchases ...
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How to get iCloud keychain back after update to iOS 8?

I have upgraded my devices to iOS 8. All seemed well. However, today I noticed I was mising some password in Safari. Checking my iCloud settings, I noticed that keychain was turned off. This must have ...
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Icloud on Window Mail (windows 7)

I have tried the settings for iCLoud but the issue is when it treis to loads (sync.) the Folders for the account, it does not seem to be able to authenticate the email account...
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iOS 8 and problems with iWork's accessing iCloud

I upgraded my iPad 3 to iOS 8. Now, when I go to any iWorks app, my iCloud files do not show up. However, my iCloud contacts, calendar, etc. are all perfectly fine, the problem seems to be localized ...
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Can't get into my phone after erasing it through iCloud

I forgot my restrictions passcode so I looked at some websites and forums who told me to erase my iPhone from iCloud and to backup my iPhone. I did this but unfortunately, now my iPhone is in lost ...
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How can I use iOS 7 PhotoStream functionality in iOS 8?

In iOS 8, how can I get the same functionality PhotoStream used to have in iOS 7 (regarding being able to show and use the last 1000 pictures within my iPhone, regardless if downloaded on PC or not)? ...
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How can I sync my contacts on my iPhone 5s to iCloud?

I can not sync my contacts to iCloud since I have upgraded from iOS 7.1.2 to iOS 8.
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iCloud backup won't complete

I'm setting up my parents' iPad (Retina, 3rd gen, iOS 8) and trying to enable iCloud backup. We've purchased enough iCloud storage space to back up everything, and I use iCloud backup on all my ...
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iTunes won't sync music library back to iPhone 6 or 5

This is my Bizarro Problem. For a while, I have noticed that my iPhone has lost some of the music files when I sync to the Mac. First it was CDs that I had ripped, and therefore was not associated ...
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Can I view iMessage history from an iPhone set up as a new device?

I set up a new iPhone as a new device (not from a backup) but using my same Apple ID for iCloud and so on. Can I view my old iMessages on this phone? If I restore from backup, the messages appear. I ...
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If iCloud backup is off, are the toggled items still being put on iCloud?

Could someone help explain the nuances of what is being backed up in a situation where I have deleted my iCloud backups and have turned off Backup, but certain items are still toggled "on" in Settings ...
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How to use iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad?

On the following screenshot from https://www.apple.com/icloud/icloud-drive/, it looks like I can use an iCloud app on iPhone and iPad. But some webpage such as ...
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Can't get the icons to stop saying waiting

I tried to download half a dozen things at once as it listed loads and I had a choice and pressed all. Now on the icons they are all black and if impress them I just get waiting come up. They have ...
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LT: Is there any benefit to iOS 8 family sharing for couples without kids?

Is there any benefit to iOS 8 Family Sharing for couples besides finding each other's lost devices and sharing purchases if you don’t have kids? For example there are features like calendar sharing ...
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“Cannot connect to iCloud” when attempting to purchase additional storage

I have received a note that I'm consuming the free 5 GB space on iCloud. I'm trying to purchase 20 GB of space. When I try to do that using my iTunes account I constantly receive the message "Cannot ...
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How can I sign up for a non-free iCloud account (having exceeded the 3 free ones)

I have an iPad that has exceeded the 3 free iCloud accounts but I'd like to sign it up for iCloud (and I'd be willing to pay), but how do I do it. When I get the prompt that says I have exceeded the ...
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Can't skip iCloud setup on iOS 8

I've just downloaded iOS 8 but when it's asking me to set it up it won't let me skip setting up iCloud and it just resets itself! How can I skip this and set up the device?
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What resources are shared in iCloud Family Sharing?

I have been trying to get a handle on iCloud Family sharing before I turn it on. There are two potential issues I could see having with it. First, is iCloud storage space shared amongst the accounts ...
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Can I tell if a device has an active Activation Lock before inserting a SIM card?

I got an iPhone 5c off of eBay and I can't tell if it's iCloud locked (Activation Lock) or not because I don't have a SIM card for it yet. It was restored by iTunes with no problems. The phone asks me ...
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Can someone who's gained access to my iCloud account prevent me from receiving text messages?

Can someone use my iCloud account to prevent me from receiving messages on my devices from specific people? I can get calls from a particular person but no text messages for a few days now.
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Cannot connect to iCloud after sign-out

today I sign out from iCloud from my Macbook and reboot. After that I tried to sign in again from the System Preferences, but I always receive an error said: "You can't login at this time. Please sign ...
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How do I make iTunes re-remember an app I have recently requested it to forget?

In the iTunes home tab (on your Mac) there is a section known as a "quick link" section where you can view all of your purchased apps. It's on the right hand side and it has a hyperlink aptly named ...
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Where does Apple's predictive keyboard get it's “contextual” content from?

So I was playing around with the iOS 8, when I notice that upon typing "new" anywhere, the predictive keyboard suggests the term "NewTerm". I recall using this word in a tweet, so I brushed it off. ...
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My iCloud email and password

My iCloud account is under a @yahoo.com address which was canceled by yahoo for some reason, and the security questions do not seem like ones I would have chosen. So I cannot get my back up from ...
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Syncing a combination of iTunes and non-iTunes music

There is a website called Legitmix that sells mixes and mashups of popular songs. To avoid copyright problems, they have integrated iTunes into their website so that you have to download the original, ...
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iPhone endlessly syncing

Two weeks ago I had my iPhone battery replaced. Before bringing the iPhone to the Apple store I backed up everything on iCloud and reset the phone. After the repair I restored the device and ...
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iCloud Drive for Windows. When?

iCloud Drive is a file hosting service for devices running iOS 8, OS X Yosemite, or Windows 7 or later. When will we be able to start using iCloud Drive in WIndows PCs? I can't seem t find that info ...
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How to add the U2 album to my iPod?

I see the new U2 album in my library. I sync my iPod but the album does not sync. I click the "Add to" arrow in iTunes and select "Add to iPod" but still no luck. Apple discussions appear to be ...
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Move iMessages between accounts

I have two Apple IDs, because one of them is in the US App Store and the other is in the hungarian Store. I use almost every service of iCloud on the US account except for the iMessage. I still have ...
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How does iCloud Keychain store unsecured wifi hotspot information?

Setup I connected to an XFINITY wifi hotspot (SSID xfinitywifi) roughly 2 hours ago on my iPhone 5S (iOS 7.1.2). These hotspots require no username or password (unencrypted), but do require ...
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Keeps promoting me for icloud password when i enter it it's incorrect and the account is locked

Every so often on my phone it pops up saying "enter icloud password" when I enter it correctly it says the password is incorrect so I go onto I forgot and enter my icloud email address and answer by ...
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Trying to Restore Lost iCloud Contacts with Outlook

I have destroyed twenty years of Contacts, Account Numbers, doctors information and passwords which I kept all in Contacts. I use the iCloud for my iPhone, iPad Mini and non-Apple laptop. I was ...