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

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Can workplace IT settings interfere with iCloud bookmark settings?

If I set new bookmarks when I'm at work, the changes don't propagate to my iOS devices (which are also with me at work) or to my iMac at home. But if I set new bookmarks at home, they do propagate to ...
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How to backup iPhone without first deleting all data?

So I bought a new iPhone 5 64GB and I enabled iCloud backup. For a while now it has not been able to backup my iPhone, since the 5GB of iCloud storage quickly ran out. I didn't feel like upgrading my ...
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How can I use iCloud with 2 different apple ID's?

My problem is that my dad has an iPad and I have an iPhone. He uses a different apple id for his own iPad and I use my own for my own iPhone. I do have home sharing and have them linked to the same ...
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To what application does com~apple~shoebox belong to?

Looking at ~/Library/Mobile Documents I see a folder named com~apple~shoebox. What application does it belong to?
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How can I change calendar/contacts sync setting for iPhone?

I recently upgraded to iTunes 11.0.1.12. When I plug my iPhone 4 (iOS 5.1.1) into the computer, I noticed that under the "Info" tab, "Sync Contacts" and "Sync Calendars" don't have any options ...
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Recover iPhone backup manually from iCloud

I had the misfortune of a stolen iPhone 4 a few months ago. In the interim I've decided not to get a new iPhone. I can view my iCloud storage page and see there is a 1GB file there. There are random ...
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Can't restore my Notes

I've updated my iPhone 4 to iOS 6.1 today. I made a clean restore in order for it to be as fast and clean as possible, without any junk leftovers. The problem is that while I was able to restore all ...
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Is there any way to make my iPhone sync calendars with iCloud periodically?

I have an iPhone and an iPad, both with iOS 6.1. I use iCloud for calendar syncing between them and my Mac. For whatever reason, the iOS devices don’t sync calendars with iCloud unless and until I ...
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Apple ID - Want to make my xxx@icloud.com primary Apple ID?

I recently created an @icloud.com address and now I would like to make that my default or primary address for my Apple ID instead of my current @gmail.com address. I tried to change it through the ...
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How to download iCloud Address book to Mac?

Using OS 10.7.5. How to get all my contacts from iCloud into my address book on my Mac? I opened up iCloud control panel, checked Address book. That doesn't do anything.
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Why do I have duplicate groups in Contacts app on my iPhone?

If I open the Contacts app on my iPhone I get duplicate groups, hence duplicate contacts. I started to delete one of a duplicate contact but they both gone away. I thought I could solve this problem ...
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Does Find My Mac stop working after the system has been wiped?

Possible Duplicate: If Macbook has been wiped, will “find my iPhone” still work? I lost my Macbook Pro recently. I had activated iCloud on the computer, so Find My Mac is operable. If the ...
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icloud photos to mac - how?

i went to vietnam in sept, took well over 1000 pics on my iphone and were automatically backed up to my icloud acc. i have now just purchased a 18 mnth old mac book pro and would love to be able to ...
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Lost my Macbook pro with retina display. How do I find out if Find My iDevice is enabled on it?

Someone just broke into my apartment today and stole my new MacBook Pro. When I go to icloud.com and click on Find my iPhone, on the Devices section, my MacBook is listed. When I click on it, it ...
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Changing iCloud accounts in order to sync Photostream pictures

I have three iOS devices that I would like to have Photostream sync across. Right now, the iPhone 5 and iPad 2 sync because they are on the same iCloud account, but my wife's iPhone 4 doesn't sync - ...
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On iTunes for Mac, download all music from iTunes Match

Is there any way to download all of my iTunes Match music in one go on iTunes OS X? I've tried selecting all then clicking the little iCloud Button. I've also tried generating an Automator 'Watch me ...
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Access iCloud mail via http from iPhone

There are times when you can't use any TCP ports other than 80 (HTTP) or 443 (HTTPS), so you can't use Mail accounts that communicate with iCloud via IMAP/POP3/SMTP. But when you go to iCloud.com, it ...
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Get iPad serial number on iCloud

My girlfriend and I have traveled to Singapore and her iPad has gotten stolen. We can't seem to find her iPad serial number anywhere (she never plugged it into her computers as it was backed up ...
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Is it possible to restore individual app data (over iCloud)?

I am upgrading to a new iPhone 5 from an iPod touch, and I want a shiny new, fresh install. I would rather not restore the whole shebang from my tired old, disorganized, app-laden, settings-broken ...
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Move regular calendar items to iCloud

When I look at my calendars in the calendar app on the iPhone there are two sections, one reads "From My Mac", the other "iCloud". Is there an app that reads the calendar items from the "From My Mac" ...
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iTunes 11 doesn't remember to show cloud purchases

On this particular computer, I use iTunes 11 only with my cloud purchases – I don't have any music stored locally. Very often (but not always), when I launch iTunes, it comes up with an empty library ...
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Blackboard theme for iPad Keynote

I'm creating a presentation with my MacBook Pro and Keynote. I'm using the theme Blackboard which uses the font Chalkboard. When I import the presentation on my iPad Mini via iCloud the default font ...
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How to fix iCloud Outlook calendar pasting?

I have a client that has Outlook 2007 on Windows 7. He's unable to right click and paste into the notes section of an appointment (the contextual menu doesn't even appear). I've seen other people ...
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After a phone is stolen, can that device's iCloud backup be accessed?

I had an iphone 4 stolen from me - there is an icloud backup with tons of data I want inside. Is there any possible way to access this without the iphone 4? I also got an iphone 5 recently but don't ...
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How do I resolve duplicate “in the cloud” songs in iTunes 11?

When I installed iTunes 11, for some reason it re-downloaded all my purchased "in the cloud" songs even though they were already in my library. So now I have duplicate songs, one that matches the ...
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Facebook Messenger login data

If I uninstall Facebook Messenger from my iPhone and then re-install it from the App Store, it remembers my login. "Login as [Name]? Not you?" Where does it store this? How can I disable that? I ...
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How do you add more than one phone number on iMessage?

My sisters and I all have iPhones under the same account. I also have an iPad under the same account. I am trying to get the iMessage on my iPad compatible with my phone number, not email address. ...
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Does upgrading my iCloud plan extend my previous subscription?

If I upgrade my iCloud storage subscription, do I basically lose my previous upgrade? As of today, Apple's iCloud storage upgrade options look like this: 10 additional GB (15 GB total): ...
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What to do if I sold my MacBook Air and didn't disable iCloud

I recently sold my MacBook Air, and I deauthorized iTunes, wiped the hard drive, and reinstalled snow leopard (the os version that came installed with the MBA). I stumbled upon this shortly after, ...
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How can I get my email messages to sync between my iPhone, iPad, and PC?

I have iCloud set up on all three devices, but email messages deleted on one device don't also get deleted on other two devices. How do I fix this?
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Syncing individual app data with iCloud

This is a stupid question, but I just got an iPad mini for Christmas. I have an iPod touch, and want to sync my app data for my games, etc., across devices. Does this happen automatically through ...
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Cannot find image saved to cloud from preview

I wanted to post a cropped image on FaceBook. I scanned the image into preview (import from scanner), cropped it and when "save in the cloud" was suggested I was quite happy to save it there. Then I ...
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How can I selectively share app purchases among iOS devices using iCloud?

I have three iOS 6 devices among which I would like to selectively share apps. I have an iPhone and my wife has an iPhone and an iPad. I understand that by using a common Apple ID for the App Store, ...
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Why can't I see some of my notes from my iphone on my macbook?

There are some notes that I created on my iphone and i can't see them on my macbook pro. I have icloud turned on everywhere and I do see certain notes synced across my devices but some are just on ...
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Does Power Nap work for multiple users?

My wife and I share a laptop at the house. Because iCloud works best when each individual has their own account (in particular reminders and photos), we each have our own iCloud accounts and therefor ...
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PhotoStream on iPhoto-MacBook is different from PhotoStream-iPad

I see so many pictures that I have took with iPhone on iPad Photo Stream. But today I also wanted to activate PhotoStream on iPhoto on MacBook. So did I ! but the images it has downloaded are just ...
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Notes - Setting up for use with iCloud

Why do I have to enable 'Notes' in both "Settings > iCloud > Notes" and also in "Mail, Contacts, Calendar" > [iCloud account name] > "Notes"? If I do not set both of these 'Notes' to 'On', the iCloud ...
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How can I restore an iCloud backup to a new device?

I have a new iPad And am trying to restore it from the back up of my old iPad. iCloud storage shows 3 backups - my iPhone, my old iPad and the new iPad (empty). How do I get the old iPad backup on ...
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No calendar subscriptions showing up on iCloud.com

I have a number of calendars on the Calendar app on my MacBook Pro (OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2): along with the three standard iCloud calendars (Calendar, Home, Work) I have 7 subscriptions. I have ...
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How to sync iCloud contacts with Google?

I recently started using the Gmail app on my iOS devices because it has better search functionality than the native Mail app. However, that means that when I'm writing emails the app is using my Gmail ...
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iCloud - Turning on/off process problem

When I try to toggle the on/off button in iCloud apps (like Contacts, Notes, Safari, etc) in my iPhone (by Settings - iCloud), It always show the HUD (like "Turning On Notes...") for a long time. But ...
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How do I mark certain details as old (such as a numbers or addresses) but keep them in Contacts?

I have a lot of friends who move countries and jobs frequently. I want to keep their old email and street addresses their Contact card, but not have it appear in the autofill. Currently, I have ...
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How to fix contacts being read-only?

My Contacts (accessible via Mail or the Contacts applications) are read-only on my Mac Book Pro running Mac OS X 10.8.2. Contacts reports itself as Version 7.1 (1167). I have 5 total contacts ...
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Does Apple scan iCloud e-mail like Google does with Gmail?

Does anyone know if Apple scans e-mail for marketing purposes like Google does with Gmail? Or maybe the iCloud e-mail encrypted all the way from client to server/database such that Apple couldn't ...
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How can I better understand iCloud security for 1Password data?

My understanding is iCloud uses server-side encryption of customer data. I am no expert but what about the data e.g. of an app like 1Password which can syncs very sensitive user data to many devices ...
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iPhone doesn't sync calendar to iCloud, calendar via iCloud.com still works

I'm having a major headache inducing issue with iCloud sync. My wife and I have shared calendars for a long time and it has helped us a great deal. The problem now is that my wife's iPhone has ...
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Can I create/edit contact groups in iOS?

I have been successful in managing contact groups with OS X's Contacts.app and iCloud.com, but haven't found a way to do this on iOS 6. Is there a way to manage contact groups on iOS (iPhone, iPad, ...
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iCloud save support in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

I've been playing on my iPhone and iPad, and it appears that in order to do a "cloud save", I need to actually find a save point on one device and then do a save. Then, on my other device I need to ...
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iCloud and Email and syncing

I am a little bit confused as to how best to setup my devices to have the best battery life and best syncing options. I have an iMac, iPad mini & iPhone 5. Currently I use Google Apps (Gmail) to ...
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backing up to iCloud, and restoring from computer

I have 60GB of photos on my iPhone, so I can't back it up to iCloud, I suppose even if I bought the max iCloud plan from Apple? If I turn on iCloud backup for this device and disable photos it can be ...