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

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Iphone 6 storage cloud issues

I have 20gb of iCloud storage with 15gb free. I have iCloud photo library (beta) on and it says iCloud storage is full. my phone memory is also full from photos so I can't even download one song. I ...
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Does the iCloud retain data for a period after the user specifies to delete it? [on hold]

Does deleting iCloud backups delete the associated data immediately or does Apple retain the data for a period of time?
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How to see/reset iCloud status of a song when using apple music on iOS

On an iOS device (iphone/ipad iOS 8.4) iTunes stopped uploading my own (i.e. not from the iTunes store) music. On my iMac iTunes the tracks appear in my Music grayed out, meaning they can not be ...
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How to create all new Reminders lists on iCloud?

When I create a new list in the Reminders app, iOS 8.4 prompts me to choose whether the account should be "On My iPhone" or "iCloud": I'd like every list I create to always be on iCloud, so that it ...
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Will downgrading from iOS 7.1.2 to 7.0 resolve the issue “Connect to iTunes to use push notifications”? [on hold]

I have an iCloud account on my iPhone which I bypassed because I can't access it and I updated the iOS from 7.0 to 7.1.2. The message "Connect to iTunes to use push notifications" appeared in almost ...
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Saving photos to iPhoto from iCloud, does copy/paste work?

I am new to iCloud, and trying to figure out how to save my iPhone photos to my MacBookPro (Yosemite OS) for archiving purposes. Right now, I am manually copying the photos from my "photo stream" ...
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Unprotected Mac family photos?

I have tons of thousands of family photos. But I feel like they are not safe. I have an iCloud/Apple ID but the email is not confirmed. I want to sign out of that old email into my actual new one I ...
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Icloud email ID recovery HELP? [on hold]

Recently my iphone 5s died on me and it literally wouldnt turn on. Apple replaced it with a new 5s but i forgot my icloud email id. I took a screenshot of it on my previous iphone. i didnt verify my ...
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How can I add photos to the Photostream using the Photos App?

The title really says it all: I want to add some picture not (which I have downloaded for example) to the Photos App and I want it to appear in the Photos App on my iPhone. I have enabled "My ...
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Save contacts to Iphone not email

Ok so I got a new iPhone. I added my work exchange account, for whatever reason I decided to sync contacts. Now all my personal contacts show up in my work contacts in outlook on my work computer. ...
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What happens after a stolen Mac was remotely wiped?

A Macbook Air was stolen from us last month and we immediately activated "Find my Mac" and a few minutes later we requested it to be wiped (through iCloud). Today, 1 month later, we received an email ...
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How do transfer mp3 files to iPhone that is configured with iCloud Music Library

I subscribe to the Apple Music service. When I connect my phone to my iMac and open iTunes on the mac and go to the Phone and select Music settings I get "iCloud Music Library is On" iPhone can ...
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Stuck on iPad Activation

My iPad says "This iPad is linked to an Apple ID. Enter the Apple ID and password that were used to set up this iPad." The problem is that the Apple ID that I remember does not match with what is ...
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OS X Photos on Yosemite Shared albums re-uploading

Creating a shared album on Photos 1.0.1 on Yosemite seems to re-upload all selected photos to iCloud, although they are all already there since I'm using iCloud Photo Library and my library is clearly ...
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iCloud delete and remove device and photos

Inexplicably I wasn't able to enter my 4 digit password on my iPhone anymore. I tried so many times that my iPhone was deactivated. I powered off my iPhone and restarted it, but no chance. Afterward I ...
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OS X Yosemite, old iPod touch

I originally typed out a long paragraph explaining my problem, but I'm sure you all would rather be watching funny cat montages, so I've changed this to be 'short'. The iCloud syncing feature is very ...
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OSX Photos is Forcing Me to Optimize Storage With Plenty of Free Space

In order to free up space on my macbook air's internal SSD, I moved my photo library off to an external disk (actually a Transcend JetDrive installed into the SD Card reader port). I have the photo ...
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Mac Calendar events do not sync with iPhone

If I input an event in Calendar on my phone, it shows up on my computer. If I input on my computer, it does not show up on my phone. It used to work both ways, but recently I noticed that the ...
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I have changed my iCloud account but after reseting my iPhone the old iCloud account showed up [duplicate]

I have changed my iCloud account 4 months ago, but after I resetted my iPhone on the iCloud activation it shows up my old account which doesn't exist anymore! Is there anyway I can bypass this? and ...
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How to recover an iCloud backup from an already bypassed iPhone 4s? [on hold]

I once had an Apple ID that I can't remember its password and decided to reset all settings, knowing that I used Find My iPhone to link it to the phone. After resetting all settings and wiping the ...
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Why does the cloud have my photos when I haven't saved them there?

I am 100% sure than I haven't enabled the "Photos" option in my iCloud since I got the phone and created the account. However my iCloud is almost full!? The size of the photos saved in the ...
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Set environment variable for iCloud Drive path

Foreword Setting env vars on Yosemite seems to be really a pain, but I've managed doing it thanks to this clever way: ...
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Mac CRM software with iCloud Contacts integration

I'm looking for basic customer relationship management (CRM) software that syncs with iCloud Contacts. I'm not looking for software that imports contacts into its own proprietary database. I'm seeking ...
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Does Apple Music store original ripped music in cloud?

I had a long talk with a guy from apple costumer help because of the notorious recent problems with Itunes/Apple Music. By the way he told me that if I have a big collection of music on my mac ...
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Access reading list on windows without safari

I am a big user of ios environment, I widely use notes, reminders, calendar and reading list on safari. However I recently got a job where I have to sit by a windows machine. I found it really useful ...
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Why do our iPhones keep asking for passwords of other users?

Our client's employees all have iPhone 6s. They don't share phones, and have never used each others, but strangely, as one user tries to download an app at the App store, it then asks for a completely ...
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Recipienst list under iCloud mail

How do I stop iCloud from auto saving recipients as Name 1 & Name 2 & Name 3, etc? These multiple "&" email groups are a pain in the butt because the next time you type a recipient, ALL ...
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Getting iCloud contacts on local machine

Is there a folder or sql database that contains all the user's iCloud contact information? I've found one in Library/Mobile Documents that lists contacts on my mac, but not the ones that are in ...
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i need to activate my iPhone 5s but i dont remember the password. [duplicate]

I need to activate my iPhone 5s but I've forgotten the password. I have tried going to Manage My ID, then changing my primary email to this one but I cant because its owned by Apple ...
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How do I import a second photo library into iCloud Photos?

Since my MacBook doesn't have enough disk space for all my photos, I took an external USB HDD and created a second photo library. That was back then with Aperture. Now I have moved to the new Photos ...
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Guest user randomly created on my Mac, after setting up find my Mac

How do I disable the guest user? Is there a reason why it gets created? It won't mess up any of my files or data on my computer right? Is find my Mac suppose to randomly create it?
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My MacBook Air is receiving messages from my parents' phones. I want it to receive messages from only my phone though!

My whole family has the same Apple ID to prevent confusion. It has worked in the past, however whenever we add a new device we struggle with this problem. And as if that wasn't frustrating enough, ...
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Is there a way to bulk delete images from the local storage of an iOS devices with iCloud Photo Library enabled?

I used to import photos from my iOS to my Mac using Image Capture. Then, I would bulk delete the local copies of my images from iOS device using Image Capture. However, you can't use Image Capture ...
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Apple Music - Some sounds from Album are not available to download or listen

I have Apple Music 3 month free trial and I added an album to my iCloud Music Library. But one sound is "disabled" and I cannot listen or download it. What's wrong?
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Use @domain.de in iCloud Mail for rule

I would like to create rules in iCloud on website www.icloud.com/mail/. The problem is, the name before domain changes often. How to set the rule for "sender contains"? Is that possible? I'm using the ...
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Why is iCloud Music Library silently deactivating itself?

The most relevant post is this one: iCloud Music Library can't be enabled However in my case, I don't get any error back, it simply disables iCloud Library by itself, seconds after I enable it and ...
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How do I save a contact to a specific iCloud account?

I have multiple account sources for my Contacts (family iCloud, personal iCloud, Exchange, etc.) When I create a new contact, how do I specify what account I want it saved to? Right now, Contacts just ...
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How to sync my iTunes library to my iPhone while still using iCloud Music Library for Apple Music?

Is it possible for me to keep iCloud Music Library turned on so I can actually use Apple Music (save tracks and playlists to the My Music playlist) while also maintaining the ability to sync any music ...
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I have reset my iPhone, now many contacts are lost, though I synced them through iCloud. Are they still in an old backup?

I reset my iPhone 4 because it was terribly slow after 3 years of continuous usage. Now it's much faster again, but many of my contacts are lost, although I used to sync them using iCloud and I had ...
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Photos on Mac not syncing with iCloud Photo Library

I have enabled the iCloud Photo Library on my iPad and MacBook. While I was traveling, I uploaded some photos directly into my library at icloud.com using a web browser. The photos I uploaded then ...
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Transfer app without developer enrollment

I have two apple ID's. I created a new one for my new company and bought enrollment for it. The old account has three apps that are no longer available on the store, since the enrollment ran out of ...
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Stuck without icloud password. No security qestions no rescue email [duplicate]

Ok so i have a iphone 5s and i bought a new sim for it and it didnt work so i restored it by putting it in recovery mode coz i forgot my password and coudnt turn find my iphone of. after i restored it ...
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How to transfer messages from one iphone to another [duplicate]

I got a new phone and a new icloud account instead of having the same account my family has but all my messages are on my old iphone so i need to know how to get it on my new phone. i need to transfer ...
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iCloud login issue [closed]

I have lost my @me.com password and answer to 2nd security question. I have tried many ways but all suggestions ends at verify via email which I have lost password to access and 2nd is answer the ...
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How would one restore iCloud Drive documents from a local backup?

Unfortunately, I had to suddenly replace a lost MacBook. It has about 200GB of documents (almost anything that matters) in iCloud Drive. Open new MacBook Full Time Machine restore via Migration ...
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iPod in Lost Mode went online. I did not receive email notification

I lost an iPod 5, with iOS 7.1.1. It had Find My Iphone enabled. WiFi and GPS were off. Within a couple of hours of losing it, I went to iCloud, and set Lost Mode for the iPod. I also set a custom ...
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OS X Photos removes 5 photos when converting to iCloud Photos

When I try to convert my local Photos.app library to iCloud, the amount of photos in the library decreases from 686 to 681. I have tried to convert my local library multiple times but the problem ...
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Unlock recovered iPod after losing it and setting Lost Mode, and test it

Story of a lost (and incredibly recovered?) iPod I purchased an iPod 5 on Aug '14, it has iOS 7.1.1. I lost it in Jan '15. I did not have any credit card info in the device. Background info The ...
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Music from Cloud gets in the way of the original AAC on Itunes

I have a big itunes Music collection with high quality original rips from CD on an external harddisk. It used to be on the comnputer. I have the problem now, that since this displacement from the Mac ...
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Will my old messages appear on a newly synced apple device?

If I sync my icloud to another apple device, such as an iPad - Will the messages that are already on my iPhone appear on the iPad or will it only be newly received or outgoing messages that appear? ...