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

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How do I backup photos *from* iCloud Photo Library

My Macbook is beginning to run out of space to "Keep originals" of the photos I have in the Photo Library, and I don't want the only copy of the photos to be in the cloud. How can I create a hard ...
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Moving Files From iCloud to Windows 7

When I log in to iCloud, select 48 pictures, and press download, only 4 get downloaded. I also tried to sync the PC with my iPhone. Only the last 30 pictures are on the iPhone. I want to move the ...
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Is an Erased, Stolen iPhone, Safe on iCloud?

My wife's iPhone was stolen, and because our iCloud is connected via Family Sharing, I immediately put it on stolen mode and then erase mode to remove all the data once it came online. I checked ...
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Backup failed due to insufficient storage in the iCloud [closed]

I just bought 20GB iCloud storage. But still, I couldn't back up my phone. Why?
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Using Apple ID On Personal & Work Phone

What services should sync when I log into iCloud & use the same Apple ID on both my work phone & personal iPhone? Currently I am seeing calls appear on both phones. iMessages do not appear on ...
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What gets synced if I enable iCloud syncing for Safari but not passbook

In my iCloud settings on the iPhone 6, I've selected Safari and deselected Keychain. Which of the following Safari data gets synced via iCloud? Browsing history Bookmarks Open tabs Autofill data ...
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Can I erase a missing device to iCloud after removing it from My Devices?

I had to return a dead iPhone to my phone carrier, so I needed to 1) erase the phone, and 2) remove it from the Find My iPhone app on my iCloud account. The phone is still in my possession for a day ...
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Why can I not backup my replacement iPhone after restoring an iCloud backup?

I replaced my iPhone 6 with an identical phone, restored the most recent backup from iCloud. I now cannot backup to the cloud without adding more storage. Why?
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How to change the order of the credit cards saved in iCloud/Safari?

As title. My credit cards are displayed in a somewhat random order. It is neither by 1) names I gave them; 2) card number; 3) date added; 4) last 4 digits; 5) expiration date. Anyone knows how they ...
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How to transfer data from one iCloud account into a new one?

Since approximately 2009, my mother, brother, and I have all shared the same Apple ID and therefore, iCloud. Each of us have our separate devices, computers, and different music, apps, contacts, and ...
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iCloud password prompt on OS X Yosemite startup

Whenever my MacBook Air starts up from shutdown (or on restart), once the Finder has started, it prompts me for my iCloud password, like this: As you can see there is no title or anything to ...
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Apple Photo Library backed up to OneDrive

How can I efficiently use OneDrive and Apple Photo Library? Some background: In my family, we all have iDevices (iPhone, iPad, MacBook) but we also have an Office 365 subscription which gives us ...
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Using iCloud backups, how can I tell when a device has been restored?

I have received a local copy of an iCloud account which was downloaded using Cellebrite's UFED Cloud Analyzer and I have been given the unique task of figuring out if (and hopefully when) the device ...
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iphone 5 icloud backup cannot be made

my iphone5 cannot make any backups anymore. My last backup is from june 2015. I have checked if: I have enough space in icloud (about 3gb) the size of the backup (approximately 790 mb) removed ...
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Photo library will not fully upload to iCloud from computer

I'm trying to upload my entire photo library to iCloud before my computer completely breaks down. There have been internet connection issues (among other problems) and I'm trying to back up my photos ...
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Can I disable iMessage on an a computer I no longer have access [duplicate]

I recently left my ex, he still has access to my iMessages on the Mac we shared. How can I remotely disable his access to my messages?
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Lost Pages file in iCloud after update to Yosemite

Recently I upgraded my Mac to OS X Yosemite and after that all of my Pages files which were saved in iCloud in my MacBook are lost and I can't find them in in my MacBook or in icloud.com online. Is ...
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I bought an iphone 5 with 2 icloud passwords? [duplicate]

I bought an iphone 5 with find my iphone ON. he gave me the password on a paper. When I went home I tried to reset the iphone and I was asked to put the icloud pass to continue and i put it and it ...
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iCloud backup not working

I have a new iPad and am trying to backup from iCloud but the new iPad has iOS 7.1 and the backup is 8.4 and it will not complete the backup. Help
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I bought a used icloud locked iphone 5 with password [duplicate]

Here is the story, I bought a used iphone 5 and noticed that it had icloud on it, I asked him about its password, he said he will send it sms later on. After few hours I got the password, I entered it ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts Phrases

Just for my curiosity and knowledge, does the Cloud push the "keyboard shortcuts phrases" between the iOS and OS X devices? Thank you so much and have a wonderful day.
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iphone 4s ios 8.1 icloud password extraction from itunes encrypted backup [duplicate]

I have iphone 4s with ios 8.1 on it i am using this phone from long time all my data including my emails msgs pix etc are on it the problem is that i have forgotten the icloud account password and ...
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Small business using iPads needs to allow access to documents stored on office computer

I am currently running a small business with Sales people and installers. I have issued each one of them an iPad to take with them on consultations. I am currently looking around for a program that ...
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Why are some of music files not being added to my iCloud Music Library?

I have an issue occurring with my iTunes library an iTunes Match that I'm having trouble diagnosing. I have several albums with tracks that refuse to upload to my iCloud Music Library. You can see ...
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iCloud Photo library and photo stream - deleting photos from phone only

If I turn on iCloud Photo library, it tells me "Photos and videos synced from iTunes will be removed." From where? Which photos and videos? I just want to delete photos from my phone because of ...
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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? [closed]

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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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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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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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 ...