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Recovering texts from iCloud

I lost my iPhone 4 and really need my text messages. I always backed up everything to iCloud. I don't have a new phone, but I do have a computer. How can I go to iCloud and recover my texts?
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how can I add photos from an external drive to the new Photos

I have a large library of old photos stored on my External Hard Drive (EHD). I would like t bring these old photos into Photos (Mac OS X Yosemite). How can I do this, what's the best way to do this?
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How can I recover my iCloud password?

I want to set up my iCloud account on my laptop but I cant get into my account. They are sending my reset password to my email address that I cant access so there no way for me to reset it. How can I ...
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iTunes backup disappears after software update iphone 6

My iPhone screen had stopped working and before going to get it traded in for a new one, the store told me to do a complete backup to my computer. After doing so and getting the new phone, I plug it ...
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Find My Phone - iCloud - Device Location - Locked

My girlfriends computer was stolen this morning. She has Find My Phone installed. I'm tracking it from work, but it has a status of locked. (I'm assuming apple put this on when she called, and ...
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Extract specific app data from an older iCloud Backup

My problem is this: About a year ago I installed an application that did a very simple task. Just counting days from a specific date. Long story short, after a bunch of iOS updates, this app started ...
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iCloud Photo Library - force upload

On my iMac I imported my old Aperture Library to the new Photos app and then enabled iCloud Photo Library. The library has about 10000 photos and I expected that once I started the sync Photos app ...
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Is it possible to use Time Machine with iCloud?

I have a MacBook Pro (early 2011) with a 320 GB hard disk, and I have a 200 GB storage plan on iCloud. The problem is that I cannot simply copy the Applications folder to iCloud Drive and restore it ...
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Photo album of the full-resolution photos shared through iCloud Photo Sharing?

The photos that are shared through iCloud Photo Sharing shared albums are typically favorites, for example the best photos that you wanted to share with family over the course of several years. Over ...
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Can photos be added to a shared iCloud photo stream album even after it has reached 5000 photos?

Apple says that a shared iCloud photo album can contain a maximum of 5000 photos. What will happen once that limit is reached? Will it not be possible to add any more photos? Or will the oldest photos ...
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Photos on iPhone not showing up when I import to laptop

I have hundreds of photos (all of 2012, in fact) that show up in the Photos app on my iPhone 5S. But when I imported all photos to my laptop, it looks like if they don't exist. I have tried iCloud, ...
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After migrating to iCloud Photo Library can the iLifeAssetManagement folder be deleted?

Before iCloud Photo Library and Photos.app in OS X 10.10.3, we had iCloud PhotoStream. iCloud PhotoStream synced its photos to the ~/Library/Application Support/iLifeAssetManagement folder (and ...
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How can I change the name listed on my iCloud emails I send out?

I have already changed in settings on my phone (iPhone) and when logging in on computer next to my picture in iCloud top right, it reads the name I want. I am divorced and do not like my prior last ...
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My Apple account is valid but not an iCloud account

I recently changed my iCloud password and now my iCloud account / iMessages on on my Macbook Pro (10.10.3) won't work. Both my phone (and when I use www.icloud.com) still work fine, but my laptop is ...
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iCloud Calendar sync error 400 on OS X 10.10.2

I've been using Calendar with iCloud for a long while without any problems. Now, I have a permanent error displayed in Calendar: The request for account “iCloud” failed. The server responded ...
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Why is the accountsd process eating so much CPU?

Why are the accountsd and securityd processes using so much CPU on OS X 10.10.3? I am on a Early 2011 Macbook Pro. What are these processes for? Is it safe to kill them? The machine has only been up ...
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With New Photos app on Mac, how do I manage photos on my iPhone?

I have 2 iMacs at office and at home; an iPhone, and an iPad. I recently installed the new Photos app on both iMacs. In both cases, I'm using iCloud Photo Library. So - any new photos I take on my ...
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Photos stopped uploading to iCloud. What can I do?

After updating to OS X 10.10.3, I opened Photos.app and imported my iPhoto library. Around ~3,000 photos were uploaded to iCloud, but the upload process stopped before the remaining 7,200 photos were ...
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Photos App & faces sync

I am using the new Photos App (Yosemite). Everything is synchronised (iCloud) but the faces. Is this a feature or a bug?
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How can I download iCloud photos from previous/older devices?

My iCloud is full and I checked what is in it. I have my current iPhone and I have two old broken iPhones and a broken iPad in there. I'm reluctant to delete them in case they have some of my much ...
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iPhone – restore from iCloud backup of newer iOS version

I have an iCloud backup from an iPhone running iOS 8.3. Now, I'd like to restore another iPhone from this backup. The problem is that the other iPhone is running iOS 8.2 (this iPhone cannot be updated ...
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Is it Possible to Delete Songs from iCloud without iTunes Match?

I recently used iPad to listen to some music only to find out I had U2's Songs of Innocence album. I wasn't too bothered until one of their songs started playing. I decided I would like to delete ...
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New Photos App on Yosemite Isn't Syncing Smart Albums to my iPhone or iPad

All my photos transferred just fine from iPhoto to Photos. My albums (smart and regular) are also all there too. I'm using iCloud to sync my library to my iPhone and my iPad and at first it removed ...
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Can't login to Mac App store

I have an iMac with Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). When I open the Mac App store, and try to download an App, it asks me for the login. When I enter my Apple ID's email and password and click login, ...
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My iCloud account doesn't have a calendar?

I use Google Calendar for my calendaring app. I am trying to solve a problem where calendar invites sent from other people using iCloud won't show up in my Google Calendar (I'm accessing gCal through ...
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iPad Air unable to run IOS 8.3 update despite over 19GB iCloud storage available

Only approx 200 M of internal drive storage left, but over 19GB of iCloud storage available and yet I am unable to run the latests iOS update as there is not sufficient space. Could someone explain ...
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iCloud Calendar problems on iPhone

iPhone 6, 85GB available, version 8.3. My default calendar is iCloud. When I add an event using my iPhone it doesn't register on the iPhone, but the events show on my MacBook Air and my iPad.
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startup drive always run out of space…used up mostly by mobile documents folder

My startup drive is always running out of space. A space of about 5 gb can be gone in about 10 minutes. I checked the processes from the activity monitor, and the cloudd process takes the most ...
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How do i find the email address used as an icloud ID for an icloud locked phone?

My aunty bought an iPhone 5s from a second phone dealer for my kid sister as a gift but the phone appears to be icloud locked but not in lost mode. Since it's not in lost mode, I'm supposing the phone ...
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How do I delete unlinked folders from iCloud.com

How can I remove unlinked folders, such as "Readdle Documents" in iCloud Drive, left behind after uninstalling the app, also "All Events" folders in Photos, left from old library uploads?
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Is it possible to retrieve iCloud password from iPad that is currently logged in to iCloud?

With all of Apple's (and the rest of the world's) increased intrusions by hackers, I have become very nervous when the slightest glitch happens on any of my devices. I was working on my laptop and it ...
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How does Photos.app handle multiple libraries in relation to iCloud Photo Library?

The new Photos.app allows you to hold down option to open up other libraries, for example Aperture and iPhoto libraries. How does iCloud Photo Library handle this? Does it work in a way like iTunes ...
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How to import older Aperture photo library after setting up new Photos app and a new library

I was very timid to check out the new Photos.app, and therefore decided to just start a fresh library and have it sync what my phone had through iCloud Photo Library. After checking it out for a ...
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How to completely disable Ubiquity (iCloud syncing?) in Mavericks or above?

I'm trying to debug a strange problem that is causing a Mac to unpredictably switch off instantly without warning. Looking at logs, the entries most recent before this last happened were to do with ...
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Where are TextEdit files that are not moved to iCloud Drive stored?

After upgrading to Yosemite I did not migrate to iCloud Drive and iCloud text files were in a local folder which was very difficult to locate. I can't find these files now. They were in a folder ...
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iPad stuck with iCloud

I am trying to reset my iPad, but now I am stuck at the LogIn screen to the iCloud. I can't remember either my password nor my username. What can I do to activate the iPad and/or get my ...
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New Photo app - upload speed to iCloud photos really so slow?

I installed the new Photos app and imported my Aperture library (about 50.000 photos altogether. As I had a bad experience when my hdd with my pictures was stolen, I want to upload all of them to ...
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iCloud Photos: What happens when deleted from phone

If I delete photos from my All Photos, will they be deleted from iCloud also?
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iCloud Drive - Why am I running out of space, when my account shows 100_gb free?

I have expanded my iCloud drive storage to 200GB. Right now, I have 170GB free. I want to offload some large folders from my ailing laptop to iCloud. When I try to do that, I'm told there is not ...
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Are the photos I share using the Photos app not really shared?

When I share a photo to iCloud using the Photos app, subsequent edits to the photo in my library seem not so sync with the shared photo. Has sharing created a new copy of my photo?
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How to turn off iTunes match on a device if subscription is expired

Can anyone tell me how to disable itunes match from my iPhone 5 if my subscription has expired? I have all of my music saved to my computer in iTunes but when I link my phone to sync music I am ...
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Accused of using company phone whereas a personal iPad was used

My boss is going to sack me tomorrow, because he says I used my company phone whilst driving the company van. I definitely didn't use my phone. Sometimes I might audio FaceTime my girlfriend on my ...
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How to delete photosteam albums from iCloud.com

I can't find a way to delete photostream albums from iCloud.com. The albums are empty but theres no way I can see to get rid of them. I tried to use iPhoto to delete the albums but once I delete it, ...
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Any app to locate or spy my lost iPhone device (didnt activate find mym iphone)

Yesterday my iPhone was stolen but I can not find it in my iCloud account with the Find My iPhone app. Currently I have access to my iCloud account but I dont see the iPhone in the tracking app. I can ...
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How can I create Apple ID for a child without a Credit Card? [duplicate]

I am trying to create an Apple ID for my 10-year-old son. However, I do not have a Credit Card, only a Debit Card. I'm using the iCloud 'Family' setting, but it says 'Credit Card Required'. I guess ...
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Notes on a different account (@gmail) and have icloud account. Unable to see the notes on icloud

I have notes on my iphone. However the notes are in different account and not on the icloud account and I am unable to see the notes when I login to my icloud account. I have notes back up turned on. ...
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iCloud Photo Library out of sync

I tried using iCloud Photo Library, but now it is out of sync. There are albums on icloud.com that do not appear on my Mac's Photo.app. I would like for those albums to appear on my Mac. I tried ...
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How to download orginal photos from iCloud Photo Library to PC?

I'am an iPhone + PC (Windows/Ubuntu) user. Nowadays, I'm used to download photos from iPhone to local folder, sort them and then backup them by myself (by syncing to remote disk and burning onto ...
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How does ICloud drive manage a local copy when the local drive is too small?

My MacBook has a 250 GB SSD and I have a 500GB iCloud Drive. The total size of files stored in iCloud is currently about 100 GB, which by default maintains an identical copy of all files in both ...
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New photos app, upload from library?

I got the new Photos app + iCloud photos library going. It's great But if I want to send an email from, say Gmail, and include a photo from my computer.. I can't choose from my photo library The ...