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

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Apple Music and Family Sharing

I'll made this as simple as I can: My wife and I both have iPhones with different iCloud accounts. However, I have family sharing up with me as the Organizer. I have Sharing set to on so that she is ...
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iPhone 4 syncing to old version of iCloud Notes, even after reset and on different Apple IDs!

This is a weird one. I bricked my current iPhone with a quick spin through the washing machine, so I dug out my old iPhone 4 to use in the interim before I get a replacement. I deleted all the ...
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Create iCloud Mail account without an Apple device

I have already an Apple ID through iTunes. I am a Windows user and have no Apple devices, but would like to have an iCloud.com email address. How can I do that?
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I cloud back up

Okay so I have a completely destroyed iphone 6s plus screen. The lcd itself is cracked and I can't used the screen. My friend locked me out of my phone and I want to know if the phone is locked will ...
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Properly delete and then restore everything in iCloud Photos

Due to what seems to be a very unusual bug, the storage counter for my iCloud account is stuck thinking that I have occupied more Photos storage than I really have. I was briefly in contact with Apple ...
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Cannot reach webpage for certificate generation on my developer account

I am trying to reach the webpage for certificates under developer.apple.com. But I get redirected to the Welcome page. My Apple ID is an iCloud address *...@icloud.com. Why does ...
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Do you need an @icloud.com email to get @icloud.com email aliases? [duplicate]

If you sign up for an Apple ID with a non-apple email account (gmail, etc.) can you still sign up for iCloud email aliases (alias@icloud.com)?
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Is there a way to access/see all files stored in iCloud to one account?

I am aware that there is a online view under icloud.com, and there is a OS X and iPhone app for iCloud. Why I am asking, is: I deleted all of my iCloud files (so I thought), and emptied the whole ...
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Is it possible to share files between iCloud Music Libraries?

Previously, my wife and I shared a single iTunes store account and had iTunes match. If I added music to my library from outside iTunes, she could see it in her library and download it to her phone. ...
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Delete photos from icloud but keep in macbook and phone

I find iCloud really annoying and I want to remove my files (mainly photos) from it but still keep them in my phone and laptop. How should i go about doing that?
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Deleted photos from phone when transfering to macbook, how to get back on phone?

I transferred photos from my iphone to my macbook, but turns out the photos were deleted from my phone after the transfer. So now I have the photos on my macbook but not on the phone. I'm trying to ...
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Having an iCloud Problem [duplicate]

I bought an iPhone 6 from a friend and am using captive portal but I want to be able to use my phone outside of this menu like a normal iPhone, is there any way to completely bypass the iCloud? My ...
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IPad memory of ICloud

Often, I see Your iCloud memory is full. However, when I go to iCloud memory in Settings, I find that about 50% of storage is empty or available. How can I remove this message?
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Apple restore problem

I accidentally deleted a photo from the "Recently Deleted" album and I need it back. I have an iCloud back-up but every time I restore the back-up, the photo is not in the gallery and I know for sure ...
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Can I access my iCloud account even after resetting my phone?

I am switching from an iPhone to an Android. I dont have the time to transfer everything right now but am letting a friend borrow my iPhone. If I reset my phone, can I still access all my info from ...
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ios: restore locally saved contacts

My boss accidentally removed the locally saved contacts from his device. If I login on his account on iCloud, there's nobody in the contacts app. On the icloud website I can try to recover contacts, ...
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Change to different icloud account on iOS9

I've configured an iPad with an iCloud account that I don't want to use anymore. I've changed the iTunes and App Store account to the right one. Now I want to change the iCloud account as well. I can ...
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Dump iCloud keychain in Terminal

I failed to find the path to iCloud keychain to do just security dump-keychain - the iCloud keychain isn't shown when I try security list-keychains. What is the path to that keychain (or, if it cannot ...
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Buying used iPhone5c - need to know about iCloud

I am supposed to buy the phone off someone. She says she does not have the iCloud email, but has the password (she says it was her ex's).. She told me there is something online that I could do to get ...
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I can't remember my iCloud username or password [duplicate]

I can't turn on my iPhone because I don't remember my iCloud username or password. What can I do to log into my iPhone?
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Merge existing iPhone contacts to my iCloud

Due to switching between iOS and Android over the years my contacts have been strewn about between all the services I use. The current situation I'm dealing with is that about half of my contacts are ...
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How do I reset my iPad. and deleting the iCloud?

I only created the account to use my iPad and now it won't let me log in cuz I forgot my password and it's really getting on my nerves. Please help me. I want to reset everything and use my sisters ...
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your iCloud music library session has expired

After deciding I dont want Apple managing any of my music through iCloud I decided to log out of iTunes. Now I am constantly getting an annoying message from iTunes that says: your iCloud music ...
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iCloud storage always full

I am clearly missing some with iCloud storage, every few weeks I get an email saying my storage is nearly full and I only have a couple of hundred MB left. So I am always deleting my back up and ...
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Deleting Photos from iPhone and iPad

Please excuse my language as I am not technically minded. I have a new iPhone 4s with Version: 9.3.1(13E238)as well as a new Mac and iPad. When I hit on photos icon the heading is "Moments" ...
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Can I turn off the feature that makes Phone calls from my iPod touch go over my phone

I'm trying to test an app I am developing on my iPod touch. The app uses the "tel://" url to try to trigger a phone call. I want it to fail on my development iPod touch. Until I set up iCloud on ...
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Does 'family sharing' require that members use same apple ID for both iTunes and iCloud?

Each member of our family has two unique Apple ID's, one for use with iTunes and another for iCloud (e.g. 4 members, 8 Apple ID's). On the family sharing page it says "Family Sharing requires a ...
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Transfer the Whatsapp Windows Phone Backup file to Iphone

Is there any way to transfer the backup file from windows phone to Iphone 5S. Iphone whatsapp restore the data from icloud so is there any way to replace that file with the Windows phone whatsapp ...
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El Capitan: How do I stop connecting to another machine via my icloud account?

Since upgrading to 10.11, when I browse my network, I am automatically connected to my other machine as my iCloud/Apple account. This prevents me from accessing shares properly through the Bonjour ...
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Upload a custom screensaver to apple tv 4th gen

We've got an apple tv in an office setting, when people first come into the room we'd like to have our logo displayed on the apple tv. Ive created a png image with the logo and a black background. ...
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El Capitan 10.11.5 beta giving us the bird

On a MacBook Air running the latest El Capitan public beta (10.11.5) we're seeing very high CPU utilization (25 to 100+%) by the bird process. We're seeing a number of errors (rather than a ...
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How to access Pages document when I forgot the password for it?

Sometimes I set up a password for my Pages document, and I forget it. Is there a way to access the document without a password or recover password back anyway?
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Are Google services backed up by iCloud?

I saw that on my iPhone under iCloud settings Mail was turned off but under iCloud Drive it's turned on and Google Drive is turned on as well (didn't mess with those settings before). Are my Emails ...
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My iPad mini freezes at iCloud

Something happened and it sign me out of iCloud.When I go into settings to log in, if I tap iCloud or iTunes and AppStore it freezes both sides and When I go into the AppStore I can't go into updates ...
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How come I am missing a couple of months of pictures from my Icloud?

I recently replaced my IPhone 6 with another IPhone 6. My phone was set up to automatically update everything to my Icloud. When I switched to the new phone, I had updated it the night before and ...
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Sync didn't work Iphone 5s

My mother recently had to restore her Iphone 5s, before we did that we checked when was the last time the device backed up to Icloud, that was supposed to be "yesterday" at that time. So we restored ...
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iPhone: Choose which files from iCloud are stored on device

I've got the following problem: I've got 50GB of storage on iCloud, almost 18GB of which are taken up by photos. On the other hand I've only got 16GB of space on my iPhone 5S. I would be happy with ...
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Automatically move read mail messages to a folder

Currently I have a rule for coloring messages that come from a certain news source so I can quickly spot them in my main mailbox. These messages are in my iCloud email so I also get a notification on ...
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iCloud says that backups are using 3 GB of space, but there are no backups

My iCloud account shows that I have ~3 GB of backups, but when I check on all devices using this account, backups are off and no backups are showing. The storage bar. The backups list... empty!
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Where can I download my WhatsApp call log on an iPhone? [duplicate]

I urgently need to get a copy of my WhatsApp call log from my iPhone. My fiancee and I do 90% of our communication through this app. We need this for our filing for immigration. I've figured out the ...
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Cannot find my phone on “Find My Iphone”

Someone stole my iphone 6s a few days back. It's locked with a passcode though. I immediately accessed "find my iphone" to activate lost mode and play sound. Later in the day, i tried entering the ...
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Find a list of recent iCloud backups

I want to see the list of the recent iCloud backups my phone has made. By going into Settings->iCloud->Backups I can see that my most recent backup was at 1:04am, but I would like to see all of my ...
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Why did Apple assign the wrong name to my AppleID, and how do I change it?

I'm setting up an iPad for Mom's birthday. In the process, I created her an AppleID, and typed in her name. Signing into iCloud using her ID shows my name instead. How do I fix this?
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Reminders and Contacts disappeared when turning on iCloud

I decided to give iCloud a go, so I did the following: Logged into iCloud on iPhone Logged into iCloud on Mac The following happened: Calendar events were merged (that is, they were copied from ...
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Photos & Optimise Mac Storage

I always kept all the photos on my laptop. Now my space is getting low and I decided to switch to "Optimise Mac Storage" How can I trigger the optimisation? The disk is full Filesystem Size ...
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Text shortcuts reset to older settings in System Preferences

I use the Text shortcuts replace function provided by Mac OS X's System Preferences' Keyboard panel quite often. It helps me type things faster in most applications, such as my phone number, my full ...
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How to upload keychain to iCloud?

This may seem like a stupid question but I want to be able to synchronise my Keychain records with my iCloud account. Currently when I login to the iCloud it downloads 5 year old records completely ...
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How to prevent iPhone SE from always uploading burst photos?

I have turned OFF the "Upload Burst Photos" option in both Camera and iCloud settings, but they are still always uploaded to my Photo Stream. I absolutely do not want such photos to upload ...
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Cannot access to iCloud Numbers document, it shows alert dialog: “Versions of the spreadsheet are out of sync.”

My friend sent me the shared link of the iCloud Numbers spreadsheet. I could access the document without any problem via the browser for the first time. However, from the second time, the following ...
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iTunes Match - i thought it gave you back all your Music storage?

So I sign up for iTunes Match and expected to see all my music storage- on my phone-go down to zero Gb, so i could use the storage space for other things. Naive i guess. So am I correct that every ...