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How do I open .icloud files?

I'm saving data to iCloud in my app using iCloud Documents capability, however I'm not using the Documents folder, instead I'm hiding my files in another folder i.e. User'siCloudContainer/MyFolder. ...
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iCloud doesn't allow me to backup

So I want to backup my Ipod Touch 5 because I'm gonna have to exchange it for a new one and I have tons of photos and notes I would like to back up. I tried backing it up to itunes but its taking a ...
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Will Photo Stream go away when iCloud Photos leaves beta?

iOS 8.1 is out and there is a public beta for iCloud Photos. There are many differences between the new iCloud Photo service and the old Photo Stream, but for the scope of this question I am only ...
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What happens when a phone runs out of storage and pictures are taken?

I am unsure of which iphone I need-64gb or 128gb. I mainly need storage space for photos and videos and I dont think 64gb would be enough. Someone has said that due to iCloud drive a 64gb would ...
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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6

From time-to-time I want to transfer only one or a very few photos FROM my PC (Windows 7) to my iPhone (currently an iPhone 6). I can find plenty of advice on how to transfer from the iPhone to the ...
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Cloudd quit unexpectedly

Ever since I upgraded to Yosemite, I have been experiencing cloudd quit unexpectedly bug reports popping up at front very very often. The issue is : Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: ...
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Can I restore a backup and then begin backing up to a new name?

I'm getting an ipad mini and I already have an ipad. I'd like to restore from icloud onto the mini so I can get my apps and savegames, but after that I'd like to diverge the backups so I can configure ...
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Is it possible to rename “iCloud Drive”?

I do not like folder names with a space in them... Can I rename iCloud Drive to another name, say, iDrive?
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How do I delete songs in iTunes that have an exclamation mark?

I have a bunch of files that I moved or deleted in Finder, and now iTunes shows exclamation marks. I would like to delete these from iTunes and from iTunes Match / iCloud. How do I do that, using free ...
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Does iCloud Drive automatically download all files?

I am using OS X 10.10 with iCloud Drive. I am thinking of upgrading to a bigger storage plan (at the moment: 5GB). I am running this Version on a MacBook Air with 128GB. If I buy the 500GB ...
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Safari iCloud History Sync not working

I've read on forums, people annoyed by the sync of Safari History between iPhone, Mac, etc On my Mac (clean install) of Yosemite and iPhone 6 (clean install) iOS 8.1, it seems Safari doesn't sync the ...
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Where are my old (previous) iCloud files after upgrading to OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

I previously had about 200 .txt files saved in iCloud via TextEdit. After installing the Yosemite (10.10), there is now a folder hierarchy in iCloud, and all my previous files seem to have ...
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iCloud Photo Library

I have 17000 photos in iPhoto. Can I shift my entire library to iCloud Drive or anywhere else ? Why is Apple making this iCloud business so complicated ? Why is the functionality not like Google Drive ...
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Sync Contacts between iPhones with different Apple IDs

Until recently my wife and I shared one Apple ID to allow us to have synced calendars and contacts. The only thing she used her ID for was the Messages app. When I learned that I could set her phone ...
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Empty iCloud Drive folder in Yosemite?

In OS X Yosemite, my "iCloud Drive" folder is always empty. My Macbook is running Yosemite, and my iPhone and iPad are running iOS8. I have gone through the iCloud Drive migration process and it does ...
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What will happen to my iPod Touch (4th Gen, iOS 6.1.6) if I upgrade to iCloud Drive?

I currently have 3 Apple devices tied to my iCloud account: Macbook Air (2012) - just upgraded to Yosemite today iPad with Retina Display (4th edition) - iOS 8.0.2 iPod Touch (4th Gen) - iOS 6.1.6 ...
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Move Contacts Between Groups

I've seen a few similar posts, but I can't find an answer to this anywhere. I just moved from Android to an iPhone 6. My contacts are scattered between two Gmail accounts and one Outlook account. ...
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iCloud drive conversion taking forever

After solving unrelated problems, my 10.10 machine finally logged into iCloud properly. Most everything connected immediately, except iCloud Drive. For this I had to click the button to upgrade, which ...
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iCloud PrefrencesPane crashes after upgrade to Yosemite

I just upgraded to Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10. During the final step of the install, my network connection dropped while trying to set up the iCloud settings. As it says that I can skip this step and ...
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Persistent iCloud password request after iOS update

I never signed up for iCloud. After updating iOS yesterday my iPad keeps asking for my iCloud password. I can't get rid of it.
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How Do I Know If A File Has Been Successfully Synced To iCloud Drive?

I am trying out iCloud Drive as a potential replacement for Dropbox. One of the nice things about Dropbox is that it produces little green checkmarks on file and folder icons to let the user know that ...
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Can iCloud drive be used for sharing documents produced by third-party apps?

I have upgraded to Yosemite and iOS8.02 on all my devices, including a MacBook Pro, an iPad2, an iPad Mini, and an iPhone 5c. I understand that one can use iCloud Drive to share documents produced by ...
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What should I do about iCloud if I have a Mac with OS X 10.10 Yosemite and an iPhone 4 with iOS 7?

I have an iPhone 4, and that's not likely to change any time soon (unless I break it). Being a 4, it can only use iOS 7; I can't install iOS 8 on it. On my Mac, I've installed OS X 10.10 Yosemite. ...
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Can I share iCloud Drive folder with other iCloud user?

I would like to share a folder like Dropbox does, but under Share I can not find such an option.
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Sync Internet Accounts between OS X and iOS via iCloud

I have setup iCloud and Keychain on both OS X and iOS, but my Internet Accounts do not seem to be synced (iOS Mail doesn't show all my inboxes). Is there a way to fix this? Thanks.
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Force iCloud Drive to sync under Yosemite

There are many questions of forcing iCloud to sync, but they are all one or two years old. I changed the file structure at my Mac, but the iOS App (Pages) doesn't seem to take the new update. When ...
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iCloud Photo Library on Macbook Pro, where?

I have iCloud Photo Library enabled on both iPhone 5S (IOS 8.02) and Macbook Pro (Yosemite) iPhone settings for iCloud (Photo Library) reports that I have 3 photos in iCloud (gallery only shows 1 ...
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Same machine registered multiple times with iCloud and iMessage, need to remove extras

I have and iMac and a MacBook Air. Somehow, they are registered multiple times in iCloud and I can't find the way to remove them. Apple support says they can't do it on their end! This came up during ...
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Does opening iCloud Drive document with iBook creates a duplicate data on iPhone?

I have uploaded a PDF document to iCloud Drive to be able to read in on my iPhone. To open it I have chosen iBook. Does opening it duplicates the data on to my phone? So after I finished should I ...
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Yosemite Beta - is there a way to see overall status of iCloud Drive? [closed]

I have moved a large folder with many subfolders to my iCloud drive. If I dig around I can catch a status bar next to a file name (same as during a download), but it seems to be taking a lot longer to ...
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Documents & Data option missing

Both my iPhone 5s and iPad are on iOS 8 with iCloud on (not cloud drive) but the iPad doesn't have the option for "Documents & Data" meaning I can't get some apps to sync via iCloud. Is there ...
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Burst images will not upload when sharing to iCloud via iPhoto

I took burst photos with my iPhone 6. Plugged into iMac, iPhoto opens, I pull all the images off my phone and into a new iPhoto event, they are no longer on my phone. Now I want to share them using ...
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Bypassing dead relatives Apple ID?

My Auntie died unexpectedly without leaving her icloud information (pretty standard!) I've restored her ipad as I thought it would reset her passcode as I couldn't guess it but now it's asking for ...
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Someone used “Find my Iphone” to wipe my phone. Can I use the same app to find their location?

This morning someone decided via either a prank or otherwise to log in to my apple id, and use Find my Iphone app to lock and then erase my phone, then leaving me the ominous message "This is what u ...
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iCloud won't let me back up, even with full 5.0 GB available

I have the new iPhone 6S with 64 GB, which I got so I wouldn't have to be always deleting stuff. Now I've tried deleting both of the 2 backups that were on my phone iCloud - 2.4 GB & 2.6 GB --- ...
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icloud sign in proplem

I have a sudden icloud proplem, after retore my iphone to factory setting, we restore the iphone backup, icloud id or password entered is invalid, I try to reset it several time but I don't find reset ...
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Lost notes on MacBook

I have 3 different Apple products: iPad, iPhone and MacBook. I had written separate notes on all three. Somehow, the MacBook's notes ended up getting on my iPhone too. I didn't want excessive notes on ...
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how to move a video from photo to icloud

I have very little space on my 16Gb iPhone, however I have a ton of space now in iCloud, how can I move videos from my iPhone to iCloud?
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How to retrieve emails from iCloud account that is full

I recently received an email from Apple letting me know that because my iCloud storage was full I could not back up my devices and would not be able to send or receive mail. I did the usual deleting ...
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How do I update the primary email address used by my Apple ID when using Find My iDevice?

I have an Apple ID that I use for both the App/iTunes Stores and for iCloud. Because I originally created it years ago, it's an email address I no longer use, let's call it dan@old.com. I would like ...
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iMessage SMS fallback with iPad/Mac on my account

I've been having issues with iMessage when I don't have a data or wifi connection on my phone. I can send an SMS to my friend in that case, but I won't receive any SMS messages from him. To my ...
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Can I delete photos from my phone once I have loaded them to photo sharing?

I am unable to update the to the latest iOS for my iPhone 6 because I do not have enough storage space. I have uploaded the majority of my photos to the iCloud shared drive. Am I now able to delete ...
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Export iPhone 3GS contacts into iCloud

I bought an iPhone 6 and I would like to use all the contacts from my iPhone 3GS. Some of the contacts were stored in iCloud. The other ~480 contacts are on my iPhone 3GS. How can I transfer these to ...
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Photostreams only sync thumbnails

My Photostreams (shared and my own) - not the "recent photo" folder - are all visible on my new iPhone 6. When I scroll through them, all the photos appear (the thumbnails), however none of them seem ...
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How to keep the same contact list on different accounts

In my iPhone it shows contacts from iCloud, Yahoo and Google accounts. If I add a new contact it added only to my default account which is google. If I made change to a contact which cames from the ...
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How to keep all my passwords, browsing data, e-mails, content etc. only for myself, and away from Apple?

I just bought my first Apple product (iPhone) a few days ago and from the moment I switched on I have been asked to use the Apple ID and iCloud for pretty much everything. I have a concern, i.e. if I ...
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Stop audio alerts for other people's calendars

I use Outlook 2013's calendar and yesterday added iCloud syncing to Outlook. At that point, I saw a plethora of choices for calendars to check. I narrowed it down to three calendars (family members) ...
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How to save contacts on iPhone with broken screen?

I dropped my iPhone and broke the screen (is just black). So I bought a new iPhone but I want to sync all my contacts and of course the screen is locked and moved to the side. It looks something like ...
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Repeated iCloud prompts

I get repeated requests to supply my iCloud password each time I use my iPad. I can just hit cancel and move on, but will get the popup again in a few minutes. Is there a way to stop this? I do not ...
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Save downloaded file to iCloud Drive with Safari on iOS8

I would like to download a simple text file using Safari on my iPad and save it to iCloud Drive. However, there is no "Open in..." options in Safari to save to iCloud Drive. I have an iPad2 with iOS8 ...