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

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how can i back up my iphone without wifi?

I assume there is something wrong with the battery in my iPhone 4, because it will not stay on unless it's plugged into the charger. I have about 1,000 pictures on my phone, and when my phone is ...
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iCloud and backup were wiped out when phone was stolen, any way to restore?

When I log into my iCloud account I have no files to upload
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Synch Contacts from my MacBook Pro to another MacBook Pro

I want to synch, not move, Contacts from my MacBook Pro to my wife's MacBook Pro, both running OS X 10.10.5, in each direction if possible. We both have different iCloud accounts. I have seen so much ...
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How can I upload a directory structure from a PC to iCloud without first copying it to my iCloud drive?

I have a directory structure of about 12GB on a network drive that I'd like to copy to my iCloud storage. I don't want to copy the 12GB from the network drive to my local iCloud drive folder just so ...
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iCloud contacts not synching

I have a Mac, iPhone5S and iPad all running the latest OS. A couple of days ago I updated a friends mobile number on my Mac and wanted to call her from my iPhone. I discovered this still had her old ...
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iCloud Photo Backup has stopped working

My iPhone has stopped backing my photos and videos up on iCloud despite iCloud Photo Library, Optimize Storage, Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing being enabled. I also have plenty of storage space ...
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Problem with not existing email address on iCloud

So I've put an incorrect email address on iCloud, which does not exist. Now I cannot log out because I have no password and I cannot even turn off Find My Phone without it.
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Different Apple ID contacts appear on my device

I got a new iPhone for Christmas and made my own Apple ID/iCloud so I could use it between my devices (I also have a Mac & an iPad) without sharing with my family. Today I realized that many of my ...
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iCloud numbers reference date/value from another table

I am trying to create a daily budget tracker with separate tables for each month, which I have created. I now want a front/first table to show: the balance as at today's date the amount spent today ...
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Safari Bookmarks not syncing via iCloud issue

I am frustrated by this issue that just appeared recently. No matter what I do, any modification (rearranging, deletion) to the bookmarks are soon reverted. the bookmarks are now totally out of sync ...
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My iPhone was stolen [on hold]

My iPhone6 was stolen and the thief was Erased my id from Icloud In my country I do not get police help How can I track her position Or it back together
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Security issue logging in to the App Store using different Apple ID

Does your device get logged or added to relevant Apple ID's account device list when you logout from the App Store using, for example, your iPad device, and login back again with another ID? Example ...
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OS X El Capitan keychain login cannot be found to store

Upgraded to El Capital 10.11.3 yesterday, at the last prompt where it asks to login using iCloud I supplied my user/pass and then it sent code to my iPhone which I typed correctly but after that it ...
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Whatsapp Restoring Backup not working :/

Im having some real problems with WhatsApp. I have restored my iPhone from an iCloud backup and now wanted to get my WhatsApp history back, so I choose to restore from iCloud within WhatsApp, it ...
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How to view datas of 3rd party apps in iCloud drive?

How to view datas of 3rd party apps in iCloud drive? I opened Finder and selected the iCloud Drive from the side bar. I can only able to see some apps. I am using 3 journal apps(Reminisce Journal, Day ...
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If I delete a Picture from Photos on Mac will it also delete it in iCloud? [duplicate]

I need to know if deleting a picture from Photos on my iPhone will delete it from iCloud also? I deleted photos from MacBook and iCloud but they still appear on my iPhone. And vice versa
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Create new @me.com mail account

Every articles/answers I found are dated around or prior 2012. So I'd like to know: is there any tested way to create a new @me.com mail account right now?
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I want to remove some photos from iPhone 4s but keep them all in Photo Stream & iCloud

I want to remove some photos from iPhone but keep them in Photos & iCloud. I want to keep my photoson my Mac Air, & desktop. When I try to delete them off my phone it tells me it will be ...
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How do I get Mail.app to stop asking about iCloud?

I upgraded OS X to El Cap, and it's working fine, except whenever I create a new mail in Mail.app (cmd-N), it says there's a problem with iCloud, and offers to take me to System Preferences to change ...
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Understanding the lost mode “Find my iPhone” [closed]

So today my iPhone 6 got stolen, it has been off-line since then (10 hours ago), I have turned lost mode in "Find my iPhone". I had a password (not the 4 digit BS) on the iPhone before... What are ...
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Remove hidden iCloud folder from Time Machine backups

Problem: Inspecting my Time Machine backups using BackupLoupe, I found that a hidden folder in iCloud drive is taking up a lot of my backup space. I don't want to backup this specific hidden folder, ...
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Why have I lost the ability to play my cloud music with Apple Music?

I previously asked this question about what I might lose if I were to switch from iTunes Match to Apple Music. The basic consensus was that for my needs, I really wouldn't lose anything. I also ...
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How do I access Find My Friends from iCloud.com?

I have been reading that it is now possible to access Find My Friends from iCloud.com, and I have a friend who is able to do so from their iCloud.com account: It shows up in the iCloud menu under the ...
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iCloud login loading

I changed my Apple ID password and want to login to iCloud with my Mac. Entered password, and now it shows me loading and I can't do anything: neither restart the computer nor cancel the request. ...
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Syncing OSX settings and preferences to iCloud

Is there a way to sync/save OSX's own settings, preferences, etc to iCloud? I use OSX El Capitan.
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Stay signed in to Find My iPhone, when the iCloud account is different

On my iPhone 6 I use Find My iPhone pretty often to find my iPhone 5s. iPhone 6 used to be on the same iCloud account as iPhone 5s, but I switched it to its own account. Since then, I now I have to ...
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Pages File edited on iPhone and synced with iCloud on OS X EL Capitan, Getting dotted cloud icon

I have a file that I uploaded from pages app on my iPhone IOS 9.2.1 and synced with iCloud , but on my mac I see this file with dotted cloud icon and not the latest changes to this file. How can I ...
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iCloud Active. for iPhone 5s

I want to buy a iPhone from Mercari. It's in great condition but it says "no iCloud Active". Does anyone know what this refers to?
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Upload iCloud photos with OS X 10.7

My only Mac is so old that it only runs a maximum of OS X 10.7 which does not support iCloud Photo Library. I want to upload a few thousand photos from my hard drive to iCloud Photo Library one time ...
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How to regularly and incrementally backup photo streams?

I have a bunch of photo streams that I share with my wife. I am already using iCloud photos but we would like to backup certain streams regularly to some external media, like SD-cards or hard disks. ...
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iPhone asks for unknown Apple User ID

I was trying to update my mum's iPhone 6 last night and it wouldn't let me update the apps on her phone as it was asking for someone else's Apple ID. She doesn't have any music, videos or books on ...
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iCloud login with an infinite loop on Macbook Pro with OS X El Capitan version 10.11.3 installed

Recently, when I changed my password to my Apple ID, my automatic iCloud login will trip a infinite loop in the settings section of my Mac. When trying to login (entering my password correctly) once, ...
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Brother got my old iPod. How to get new COC account for him?

So I've gotten a hand me down iPhone 5s, and my brother has gotten my old iPod 4, which has also been used by my sister before him. They both have different game centre accounts, and iCloud accounts, ...
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Can iCloud be used to export relatively large amount of data for a user to easily access?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to export a large amount of images on my iOS app. There are too many to bundle up and email, and so I am looking at having them exported to iCloud. But if I do ...
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iCloud sign in on a stupid loop [duplicate]

Hi my iPad has Been telling me to sign in to Icloud over and over and over. It has popped up at least 10 times during that first sentence and still continuing. It tells me to sign in but I don't know ...
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How do I change a device name from the iCloud web site?

My family has several iPhones listed under the "Find my iPhone" section of the iCloud web site. Unfortunately, they all have the same name "'s iPhone". Two of the phones are older models and have ...
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Photos storage full after iCloud storage upgrade

I had a message to say my storage was full, so I have upgraded iCloud to 50GB, in the iCloud settings it shows the additional space is there, but photo continues to say the storage is full and I need ...
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I can't enable iCloud backup on my phone

My iCloud backup is currently off. So I go into Settings/iCloud/Backup and switch the iCloud backup slider to on. It comes up with warning stating that the phone will no longer back up to my ...
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Buying a Used Macbook, iCloud

I'm purchasing a used 2013 Macbook Air on craigslist and the seller told me he formatted it already and created a dummy account so I can go through settings, etc.. and browse around to ensure all is ...
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How can I get iCloud Photo Library to use less storage space on my iPad?

My iPad only has 16 GB of space, and I have iCloud Photo Library switch on but set to "Optimise iPad Storage". However, my iPad is now showing "0 bytes" available, and my Photo Library is taking up ...
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Browse iCloud Photos in Finder

I have an iPhone and a Mac and I am sharing all my photos on iCloud. If I am on my computer and I want to change my Facebook profile picture to a photo I took on my phone, where do I look? I have ...
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Is there any way to access the Photo Stream outside of Photos.app in El Capitan

This is basically a duplicate of this question, which was answered for prior versions, but whose answer is no longer applicable in El Capitan. My question includes programmatically: if there's a ...
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Can I trust Apple support and share my password?

I have problem with iCloud backup on my iPhone. After several calls to the Russian department of Apple support they suggest me to change my AppleID password temporarily to an test password proposed by ...
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How to delete or change my whole ICloud.com name? [duplicate]

I want help. A year ago I made an iCloud account you know it's like a email. And I have a username for the iCloud account you know. For example: Fish@icloud.com yea and I like the name I have on the ...
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Clear photo cache when iCloud Photos optimization is enabled

I started using iCloud Photos recently and love it. I have photos syncing on my iPhone(16gb), my MacBook Pro(240gb), and in the cloud of course. My issue is that I have 12 photos on my phone that ...
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IPhones sharing neither Apple ID nor iCloud somehow still sharing data

My girlfriend has recently acquired her sisters old iPhone 5s running latest iOS version as of writing. Her mother has an IPhone 5s as well, under similar conditions. Both devices are linked to ...
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How can I remove Photo Library from iCloud

How can I remove Photo Library from iCloud without deleting the photos stored on the iPhone, so that photos will be included in an iCloud backup of the phone?
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How to force Mail to keep messages in their folder when copying – to a server – a folder that contains both messages and a subfolder

Environment Apple Mail 7.3 (1878.6) in OS X 10.9.5 (13F1507) with many folders stored locally. I began copying to IMAP servers – first to iCloud, then to the [Google Mail] area of Gmail. The ...
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Back to My Mac: BTMM kMMServiceFailureNotification

About a week ago iCloud's Back to My Mac service silently stopped working and will no longer start. I discovered an error icon in System Preference's iCloud panel reporting the error: Back to My Mac ...
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MacBook Pro, iCloud Drive, Time Machine and Time Capsule 2

Can I use Time Machine and Time Capsule 2 to backup not only my MacBook Pro files, apps, etc. but also the files stored on my iCloud Drive for sharing with my other MacBook Pro and others?