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

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Does deleting an iMessage on a device deletes it in all of the other iCloud synced devices?

If I have my iPad and my iPhone synced through iCloud and I can see that my text messages are being received/sent on both. If I send an iMessage on my iPad and immediately delete the entire text ...
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What could fix Calendar.app when one calendar does not show all events that should be synced with iCloud?

I use iCloud to sync 4 calendars between my iPhone 4 (running iOS 6.0.1), iPad 2 (running iOS 6.0.1) and MacBook Pro Mid 2012 running Mountain Lion (10.8.2). All events for 3 of the calendars sync ...
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How do I change the name on my @me.com email.com?

I'm divorced now and I've updated my name in iCloud but when I send an email from @me.com email my hyphenated name still comes up. How do I change that?
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Read/Edit Textedit icloud files on an iPad

Does any one of you know a solution to either read or edit on an iPad files stored with Textedit on iCloud ?
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Get data off iPhone without iTunes sync or WiFi or cellular network?

I water-damaged my iPhone 4s. Net result is that the phone powers up normally (mostly) when connected to a wall charger. I can see my old home screen, pictures, etc. When connected to a computer for ...
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Can the iCloud sync progress be observed?

I have my Mac running OS X 10.8 set up so that I can see the contents of its iCloud repository at ~/Library/Mobile Documents (see this question and this question for more information on how that ...
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How do I find my Apple ID connected to my iphone if the phone has been lost?

I've lost my phone and in order to access iCloud I need my Apple ID however I don't remember the one that is linked to my iPhone. What can I do to find this out?
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iPad locked up due to iCloud Backup

I have an issue with my iPad; it is locked up with the message that iCloud Backup has not been done in over 2 weeks. It won't do anything or go any further even when all conditions for backup are ...
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Export vCF on a per contact basis

I am using Apple's Contacts app and I have hundreds of entries. Some are no longer valid (name change, incorrect phone, etc) So I want to export them so I get 1 file per contact. This way, I can ...
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High quality music in iTunes Match

I have some very large, high quality music files that I have downloaded from other services (e.g. Beatport) and these files are 1411 kbps, or about 10 MB per minute of music. I have been considering ...
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Tricky way to register @me account [closed]

I want to register an email address @me.com. Not @icloud.com. It is still possible? Maybe some tricky way? I tried 10.7.2 - before this version is checked @me.com, now does not work. On all of my ...
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How can I get explicit versions of songs from iCloud?

I use iCloud / iTunes Match and have just discovered that all my lovely songs with explicit lyrics have been replaced by versions with clean ones. In some instances it's fine, and it doesn't bother ...
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Uploading files to iCloud

I am essentially looking for a way to upload files from my iPhone that it does not recognize or can handle with the goal of keeping them for later use on my computer. I see lots of ads for Dropbox, ...
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iCloud Documents No Longer Syncing

I've had mobile documents syncing in iCloud working for a while now, and suddenly a few weeks ago it stopped working. Third-party apps like GoodReader and Downcast no longer sync between my devices ...
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Huge camera roll backup but no pictures

I have my iOS 6 phone synced with iCloud. I had a storage shortage on iCloud so I deleted pictures from my phone, however this does not solve the problem - my phone still complains that it doesn't ...
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Can I partially use iCloud with someone else's Apple ID without syncing contacts to my device?

I'm using my mum's Apple ID on my new MacBook Pro, so, because of iCloud, I'm receiving all her emails, I have all her contacts, etc. I just want to use her Apple ID for iTunes, the AppStore and ...
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Where can I configure “erase mac”

iCloud offers the service to remotely wipe (erase) a mac, as you can remotely erase an iPhone. Where can I change this setting, e.g. disable it?
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If I turn off iCloud Camera Roll backups, do I still have the pictures somewhere?

So when I'm asked if I want to turn off iCloud Camera Roll backups and delete the backup data from iCloud, will I still have the pictures somewhere? I don't get it...
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How can I add an Apple email address to an email client such as Evolution?

I somehow ended up with an Apple email address. How can I use my '@me.com' email in my email client (Evolution in Debian)?
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How can I share reminders from one iphone to another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to share reminders? We have 2 iphones between us, both running iOS 5. Is there a way to share reminders between them? They have different apple IDs ...
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Can the web version of iCloud be configured to become the default mailto link handler?

How can I set up iCloud as the default email provider in my browser? I am using Linux and if I click on a mailto link in a web page it goes to my Gmail account. Can this be changed to make it go to my ...
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Script to delete all groups in contacts

I would like to have a script to delete all my groups in my Contacts. Somehow I got a kind of replication bug resulting in over 500 groups. Delete them one by one is not an option. Tried this script, ...
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Moving Folders using iCloud

Can I move ENTIRE folders (Pages documents, Numbers spreadsheets, photos) to iCloud, or do I have to move each separately...documents to Pages app, spreadsheets to Numbers app and photos to iPhoto? I ...
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Why were my contacts synced to my mother's iPhone?

I have recently downloaded the new software on my iphone, iOS 6. My mother and my sister also use my Apple ID to download their apps too. Today my mother downloaded iOS 6 and all of my contacts were ...
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Force iCloud to Download All Data on IOS?

Is there any way to force iCloud to download all data on IOS? For example, before boarding a flight, I'd like to be able to tell my iPad to download all keynote, numbers and pages documents to the ...
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iPhone 5 stuck on “your iPhone is being restored”

I got an iPhone 5 and restored it from the iCloud backup of my iPhone 4. Now when I look at the iCloud backup settings for the iPhone 5, it says "Backup options will be available when your iPhone is ...
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How to clean old iPhone 4 for selling after buying a new iPhone 5?

I just upgraded to the iPhone 5 and plan on selling my old iPhone 4. However, I want to make sure I don't keep any personal information (photos, emails, contacts) on the device. Since both iPhones are ...
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How do I download a single song via iTunes Match in iOS 6

When my iOS device doesn't have synced music but instead shows songs that are matched and available from iCloud, I've noticed there are only buttons to download groups of songs and not one song. ...
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Can I have both iCloud-synced and local-only Safari bookmarks?

Can I have some Safari bookmarks synced via iCloud to other computers and at the same time have some that are just local to my computer? If so, what is the best way to do that?
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How can I recover notes missing from the Notes app?

I recently opened the Notes app and found that about a month's worth of notes are missing. There is a gap between August 5th and September 3rd. (This time period includes a note I wrote while in an ...
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Link Contacts between Facebook and iCloud

I have iOS6 and OSX 10.8. Both bring Facebook integration. It was smart enough for some of my contacts to merge (or "link") them. However for some on my iPhone I manually edited the contact card and ...
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Download 4 apps at a time during restore from iCloud backup?

I noticed that usually when you download multiple apps on iOS 6, it will download 4 at a time. I had to restore my phone from an iCloud backup twice in the past week. The first time it was only ...
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Is Game Center progress tied to the device or the account?

I want to make a new game center account for myself, because I share one with my mom and brother. Does it delete your progress in games if you do?
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How do I view my purchased movies and TV shows on my Mac?

I have a MBP (2009 unibody) with Mountain Lion. I have iTunes Match, iCloud, blah blah blah. Now when I open iTunes, I'm able able stream down my music but I can't stream movies or TV shows like I ...
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On new iPad, “notify me” button does not function in Find My Friends

I want to use the new notify me feature in find my friends, so I can know when they arrive at XX or leave from YY. I have two friends set up in Find my Friends. I have upgraded to the new iOS 6. ...
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Colored dots on iCloud calendar are too dim, any setting i need to change?

When I add an event to my iCloud calendar, all the colors but purple have been dimmed for some reason, is there a setting I need to change to get the colors to stand out like they used to?
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How to receive iMessages sent to the iPhone on Mountain Lion

I've just upgraded to iOS 6 and Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Since it should be one of the new features, I've successfully set up my iPhone and my iPad to receive iMessages, so that I can now read on the ...
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Syncing contacts with iCloud

So I just upgraded to iOS 6 and have two questions: Is it possible that my updated contacts (using Facebook integration) will uploaded to the cloud so the same info appearing on iPhone will be ...
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Synchronising contacts between iCloud and iOS

I have a problem with my contacts synching between iPhone and iCloud. There is a number of contacts that appears with the tag iCloud in my phone, although they arent on the iCloud website or my ...
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Apple ID with iCloud email address?

Can you create an Apple ID with the iCloud email address it comes with? (if I enable it)
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What does this mean? “When purchased, this movie will not be available from iTunes in the Cloud”

In the iTunes Store, specifically in regards to movies, what does this mean? "When purchased, this movie will not be available from iTunes in the Cloud" I'm seeing it on the individual movie page ...
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Restore existing iPhone from iCloud

I am looking to restore my current iPhone from iCloud because I've accidentally deleted WhatsApp and want to recover the conversations. I am nervous to do a reset in case I lose more than I bargained ...
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Contacts first and last name order inconsistent between iCloud.com and iPhone

The iCloud.com Contacts interface orders the name fields as following: Last name, First name On the iPhone, the order is reversed: First name, Last name. Can this be adjusted so the order matches?
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Multiple Apple IDs on one iMac

I've got an iMac that was set up by Apple when we bought it. My wife and I have seperate logins. We share applications but are separate users. I have an Apple ID and use iCloud for the iMac, an ...
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Access an iPad's Photos via the Web or a Linux Computer?

I have earlier used AirDroid but its quality is unexpected, more here so now looking alternative solution. I have iPad but I have no other Apple products. Can I somehow get the images from iPad to my ...
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Empty PhotoStream-folder on Window

I have installed iCloud Control Panel on my Windows PC. During setup, I was asked to create folders for both the PhotoStream and my uploads. I've done all that, but the issue is that I can't see my ...
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iCloud prompts me to create a free @me.com email address to turn on Notes sync

I'm very aware this question is probably about to become obsolete with the release of iOS 6 at some point soon, but thought I'd ask anyway. I have an iCloud account set up on my phone with the email ...
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Can I save iCloud documents to the Documents folder as well as to iCloud?

Basically, I want to be able to save a copy of my iCloud documents that I made in Pages (on both mac and iOS) to my documents folder, where all my pre-iCloud documents are still stored. to note: I ...
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Is there a web viewer for photos stored on iCloud? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I view my iCloud Photo Stream online? I am new to iCloud. When I open iCloud.com and login with my Apple ID, I couldn't find my photos there. Is it possible to ...
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How can I access my iCloud files on my Mac?

When I save a file that I've written in TextEdit, it saves to iCloud by default. If I close the file, and close TextEdit, the only way for me to find that file is by searching it in Spotlight and ...