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iTunes Match priority between computers and cloud

I've been cleaning up my iTunes song collection, and recently edited all songs that had 'various' in the field for Artist. Two days later, they're back. Is there a sequence to use to make sure an ...
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iPhone suddenly require activation [duplicate]

This morning when I looked at my iPhone it wanted me to activate my iPhone. I followed the steps which is: This iPhone is currently linked to an Apple ID (**@icloud.com). Sign in with the Apple ...
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Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server is temporarily unavailable

My iPhone 5 that has been running iOS 7 since beta 1 suddenly wants to be activated. When locked, it shows me my wallpaper. After sliding to unlock, it asks for my passcode. When I enter it, it takes ...
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Unable to delete songs from iTunes Match - they always come back

I'm so lost here. I imported an audio book from CD into my iTunes library. The genre was wrong on one of the 5 CDs ("Spoken & Audio") instead of "Audio Book". So I changed it. iTunes Match did its ...
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How to store photos in iCloud?

There's been a few posts on this topic, but none answered my questions (at least the several I took a look at). I'm trying to figure out how to store photos from my iPhone 5 to iCloud (via Wi-fi). ...
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Iphone 4 ios 6 has shared calendar with iphone 5 ios7.. Having issues syncing

Iphone 4 ios 6 has shared calendar with iphone 5 ios7.. Having issues syncing. I have logged on to Icloud and the calendar events are on both accounts. however it is not syncing with either ...
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Problem with changing Apple ID on iPhone

My original Apple ID was associated with an email address that is not valid anymore. I updated my Apple ID to a real valid email. I managed to update it successfully with everything except iCloud on ...
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iPhone4 can't access iCloud after upgrade to iOS 7.0.2

Software upgrade seems to have worked fine but settings->icloud is disabled. It used to work fine. Also FaceTime icon produces message "Account restriction - this iphone is restricted from creating ...
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Why do documents in the iCloud window appear disabled?

Here’s how documents appear in the iCloud window of one of my apps: I have created these documents before. They looked OK. When I quit the app and come back, they look like this, disabled, and ...
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Purpose of groups & subgroup feature, in iOS contacts?

I have searched and to my surprise I can't seem to locate the answer to this what I thought would be common everyday problem. Can someone please explain to me what the purpose of the "groups" feature ...
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Lost Apple ID: How to recover iTunes media and iCloud data?

I have an iPad containing all my music and iCloud data (contacts) but I lost access to my Apple ID. I want to make a backup of the data on my iPad, create a new Apple ID and then re-import the data. ...
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How to make iCloud 3.0 on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari

Since updating to iCloud 3.0 on Windows 7, I've noticed that my Windows installation of Safari is no longer syncing my iPad bookmarks. Looking at the settings in iCloud, Safari is no longer included: ...
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iPhone stolen, selected to erase data over iCloud

My iPhone was stolen last night, I logged into my iCloud account and selected find my phone, but the WiFi was turned off and could not locate it. I selected erase my phone when WiFi is detected and ...
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Is there a clever way import my Mail.app rules to iCloud?

I have a lot of rules in my Mail.app but when my computer is off my inbox fills up with junk and it's hard to read from the phone. I want to set up the rules on iCloud but don't see a way of ...
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How to transfer apps from a previous iPhone to a new one?

I have recently got a new iPhone. I would like to transfer all my apps that I have previously downloaded (ie: iFruit, BBM, TU Go from O2, etc). How do I do so without downloading them all again? …and ...
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Issue when saving files with Keynote

Today I have run into issues with Keynote v5.3 (1170) running on MacOS X 10.8.5, all current updates installed. It is reproducible most of the time when saving documents in iCloud and sometime when ...
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How do I get photos from my iphone to the iPad in my husbands name via icloud

Our iPad is in my husbands name, but I have a new iphone. How can I get my photos to appear on the iPad using icloud?
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All calendar entries lost across iPhone 4, iPad, MacBook Air after iPhone upgraded to iOS 7. Help? [duplicate]

My husband has lost all his calendar entries after upgrading to iOS 7 on his iPhone earlier today. He deleted 3 football calendars from his iPhone as they were duplicated. Everything was fine. Now ...
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How much space do “Shared Streams” take up on an iOS device?

In iOS 6 and 7 there's a section in the Photos app that allows you to share photos with other people and other people to share photos with you. When others share with me, are the photos copied to ...
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Iphone: outgoing email iCloud account and gmail

Iphone 5 iOS 6.1 (jaikbroken) OK, I've been solely using the gmail app for a while now and haven't had any use for the built-in mail app. Was hoping to run without any mail account on there, but it ...
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New IOS7 configured with wrong Apple ID

Help! I updated my apple ID with a different email a while ago but somehow it was not wired onto my device and now I can't delete the account (with the old INACTIVE email) because of safety features. ...
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What are the consequences of turning iCloud Document and Data syncing off?

I have disabled Documents and Data syncing in iOS 7 to overcome the sluggish keyboard issue. But I wonder what the consequences of turning Docu and Data sync off are?
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How do I reset iCloud podcasts syncing?

So, since I updated iTunes to version 11.1, my podcasts library went a little crazy. Some episodes were deleted from my Mac and all episodes are now marked with the little blue pin (saying they're ...
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Calendar not working on iPhone 4 updated to iOS 7 [duplicate]

I updated my iPhone 4 to iOS 7 and now my calendar is not working. All my entries are gone and it will not allow me to put a new entry in. My calendar is turned on in Settings → iCloud → Calendar, ...
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Difficulty deleting music from music library on my iPhone

I'm having difficulty managing music in my iTunes library on my phone. I have old songs that I do not want anymore that are still showing up with the iCloud symbol (ready to download) in my library. ...
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How to turn off iOS Calendar Notifications for iCloud shared calendars

How can I turn off alerts for iCloud calendars that have been shared with me? I just want to see alerts for my calendar. Example: My girlfriend has a haircut today, and she set an alert to appear 15 ...
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Unable to join Photo Stream on OS X 10.8.5

I received an email invitation to join a Photo Stream. When I clicked on the "Join this Photo Stream" link on my MacBook Pro, I was taken to a page with the following message: Photo Stream ...
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How can I add contacts from one iPhone/iPad to another iPhone that has a different iTunes account?

I've had two iPhones for the last year. One is for work, and the other is my personal phone. I set up each phone with its own iTunes account, and now I'm wanting to consolidate to one phone. So is ...
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Logged on to someone elses IPad

I borrowed my friends iPad recently and logged her out of the apple store and logged in using my own apple id. I did download a range of free apps using my own apple id. After this I logged out of ...
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How do get photos from your photo stream on your PC

Ok so I downloaded the iCloud program for Windows and synced my photo stream with my PC but only 100 pictures went onto my PC. There are still another 500 pictures in my photo stream on my iPhone. How ...
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Empty Directories in ~/Library/Mobile Documents

I'm browsing the directory in ~/Library/Mobile Documents running the latest version of Mountain Lion and I see may empty folders that correspond to applications that I have used in the past, but whose ...
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Contacts being added automatically

Somehow, contacts are being added automatically to my Mac address book. They contain only an email address, which suggests that a mail program is creating these entries automatically. The only email ...
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iPhone 4S cannot send messages

I recently unlocked my iPhone 4S from AU KDDI to one of the carriers here in my country. I can make calls, receive messages but i cannot send messages. I checked the registered number under ...
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Subscribing to a Photo Stream in iPhoto 11

I've been struggling to view photos from a subscribed photostream in iPhoto 11. I'm running OS X 10.7.5 and iPhoto 11 9.4.3 and I've been following this guide: To subscribe to a shared photo ...
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Recover iPad Safari bookmarks overwritten by iCloud

My wife had a lot of bookmarks on Safari for iPad. From my macbook I was using Safari, with other bookmarks and some day I tried iCloud, so my wife's iPad bookmarks were overwritten with my macbook's ...
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iPhone contacts aren't syncing to iCloud

Contacts on my iPhone 4 are not syncing to iCloud even though it is set as on. It is a new phone, and the contacts synced when I first set up iCloud, but not since. I have tried "backup now" and new ...
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What contributes to my iPhone iCloud backup size?

Settings lists my phone's iCloud "Backup Size" as 2.2 GB (excluding other phones and general "Documents & Data") though all of its apps turned "on" for backup below don't even approach 0.5 GB when ...
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How do I rename a Shared Photo Stream?

The only option in my Shared Photo Stream appears to be "Edit", which lets me add/delete photos. Can I rename the title perhaps online somewhere?
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How to send photos from Mac to Photo Stream manually

No iPhoto, no Aperture, just want to send/upload a photo using my Apple ID and browser/finder/terminal (on Mac) to Photo Stream on iCloud. Thanks.
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iCloud backup file access [duplicate]

Can I extract data from my icloud back up to view on pc? I have changed phones but have lots texts etc on new iPhone. Can I view my icloud back up data as I have done texts I would really like to ...
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iPad is crushed, how to access iCloud backup? [duplicate]

My iPad was recently destroyed. There were a lot of pictures on it I would like to retrieve. I did have iCloud turned on. How can I access that backup and retrieve my pictures?
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How can I restore my iCloud deleted e-mails?

I have a mail account like xx@me.com. Due to slow working and non-responding computer, I accidentally erased my inbox and trash on iCloud. Is there any option that I can recover them?
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Continuing a “stopped” iCloud restore on iOS

I was restoring my iPhone 5 to the latest iOS and chose restore via iCloud. The restore process - especially for apps - was frustratingly slow and actually stopped frozen after a while. After trying ...
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Does iTunes in the Cloud apply to Movie Rentals?

I rented a movie from iTunes on my Mac running OS X 10.8. I was under the assumption that it would be available on my iPhone (iOS 6) and iPad (iOS 6) to stream or download but it isn't. It doesn't ...
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iMessage sync with the computer?

I know that if you have an iPhone and an iMac computer/laptop, you can text off your iPhone, then once coming within a certain radius of your computer, iCloud uses Wi-Fi and sends the conversations to ...
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Sending invitation from Outlook to iCloud calendar for all-day events

I sent myself (i.e. to my home iCloud account) invitations from my (work) Exchange account for several multi-day all-day events. However, when the invitations arrived, the calendar on my iPhone and ...
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How can I access TextEdit documents saved in iCloud on a PC?

I use TextEdit to store a number of notes for me, and now my Mac is in Apple repair, I can't access them. How can I use a PC to access these notes? Is it possible to use an iPad mini to access these ...
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I can't send email to groups now that I have added iCloud to Outlook; groups aren't found anymore

I had email groups set up in Microsoft Outlook. They were great. When I added iCloud, it moved all my contacts out of Outlook and put them in iCloud. But now when I want to send a group email, my ...
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iPhone and iTunes Match

I have a quite large library of songs and I do like the majority of them on my iPhone (main reason I purchased the 64Gb version). Problem is that we have very slow internet here and turning on iTunes ...
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Calendar app changes colour of a calendar on its own

I have 4 private calendars in my iCloud account, and I've been using them for the last 2~3 years with no problem. I think it was last week when I first saw my blue calendar changing its colour to ...