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

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iCloud setting on iPhone changed without user intervention

I have an iPhone 5s, running iOS 9.3.2. About an hour ago, I restored my iPhone and set it up as a new iPhone. When I signed into iCloud on my iPhone, I turned off all the features I do not use (I ...
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ITunes/iCloud/Find My iPhone

I finally caved and allowed my 16 year old daughter set up a separate iCloud/iTunes account because of all the problems we were having when using the same account. However, now I can no longer see ...
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How to use OS X HTML Mail signature on iOS Mail

I am using an HTML signature in my Mail app on OS X for my iCloud mail account. I created this signature following this instruction: http://matt.coneybeare.me/how-to-make-an-html-signature-in-apple-...
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how do I retrieve my photos that are stored for the last five years while I was with iPhone now that I'm using Android

I was with iPhone for over 5 years and stored all of my photos in iCloud now that I have switched to an Android mobile I have lost access to my iPhone pictures is there any way for me to retrieve my ...
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My IPhone shows next backup size is 3.7GB with everything turned off as well as 4.2GB photos while storage says I have 2.1GB

Using iCloud, I generally have around 3 GB used from around 2GB of photos and then a gig of other data. Tonight I opened my phone to a message saying I have no more space. I go to my ICloud settings ...
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Where are the iCloud Drive Libraries icons located?

Some apps, like Preview, Pages, or Keynote have folders with different default preview icons publicly visible in the iCloud Drive folder. Where are those icons stored?
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Macbook air locked

I have a macbook air on my desk. It was from a coworker who got fired. He had his personal iCloud configured on this device. I disabled wifi so that we could still access company data on the device ...
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Is there an option to merge notes from gmail and icloud

I purched yesterday the iphone SE, and I got bumped into some sort of issue. I would like to merge both my icloud notes and my gmail notes. (such that all of my gmail notes would be added to the ...
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could .bash_profile, in theory, be slammed into the iCloud Drive and symlinked? [duplicate]

could .bash_profile in theory be slammed onto iCloud Drive and symlinked from there? I'd love to use the same .bash_profile on every computar. Why this isn't the same as Dropbox - this, if answered, ...
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Download uploaded iBooks file from iCloud to PC

Recently i got updated iOS in my iPad mini 3 and it's ask me whether i want to upload all of my iBooks to iCloud, i choose yes and it upload all of my pdf files in iBooks to iCloud. And when i try to ...
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App Store won't install apps I'm trying to re-download, I see the iCloud icon instead of INSTALL icon

Once I've deleted an app from my iPad, I only see the iCloud icon with a down arrow rather than the "Install" button. When I click on the iCloud icon, nothing happens. I've looked at App Store ...
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Restore iCloud Photo Library

This is a little complicated. I turned off iCloud Photo Library (for reasons that are unimportant) and the dialog that says "Photos will be removed from your phone, but will remain on iCloud" popped ...
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iOS updates and iCloud

I can't remember what happens when I update my iOS: will I be asked for my iCloud password? I would like to delete my iCloud account ultimately and I guess if i didn't have an account I wouldn't be ...
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iCloud storage and backups

My icloud account kept telling me it was nearly full. I had only 1 back up listed on my iphone (i don't have a mac etc) and the same on the dashboard on my laptop. I deleted the 4.9gb backup (nothing ...
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Strange iCloud Login issue

Okay, so I'm pretty sure i have this right because i have tried a bunch of fixes over the past few days to get to this conclusion. I think my IP address is for some reason being denied access to ...
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Suddenly all my emails and phone contacts are lost unable to recover what can be done?

-First I lost all my mails, some of them are very important to me and when i opened the phone app i realize even my contacts are gone. -I haven't done or recieved any new updates of any app or ios ...
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I have an iPod touch 6th generation but I can't sign in to Face Time or iMessage

I am using iPod touch 6th generation. I've tried to sign up in Face Time and iMessage a lot of time but they are showing that there's a problem on network. Why is this happening?
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Stolen MacBook Pro, name changed

My  MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) - 2.5GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 was stolen two days ago. I have notified the police. I have clicked on “Notify me when found” on the Find my iPhone app on my ...
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Photos not synching from iPhone 5S to iCloud

I am new to the Apple world and running into difficulty while attempting my Photos from my iPhone 5S (ios version 9.2.1) to iCloud. In my Photos settings, I have the iCloud Photo Library option ...
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How do I go back to putting music on my iPhone through USB?

I have tried everything, and iTunes from my computer is still telling that my iCloud music library is on. I just want to turn it off and go back to putting music on my phone the old way. I don't want ...
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No password for iCloud account [duplicate]

Got my fathers iPad mini. Have the password to get on the machine an it runs fine an all but one thing he forgot to leave behind (he left on a permiment basis) is his password to his iCloud account. ...
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iPhone 4 asks me to log into an Apple address that Apple say doesn't exist

I have an Apple ID and a password that works fine on most things but not my iPhone 4. The address is example24@example.com. But When I start up my iPhone, iCloud asks me to enter the password for ...
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iCloud Storage - No photos or videos but still shows as full

I have iPhone 6....and standard iCloud storage of 5GB. Please see pictures - I have absolutely no pictures and videos on my iPhone but still the iCloud storage says I have more than 1 GB of photos on ...
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ITunes on a PC & iPhone - now I want to transfer playlists to my new iMac

I've just purchased a lovely sexy iMac. I'm using my iCloud account and I've had a laptop with all my music including playlists for the last 7 years. What I want to do is synchc my iTunes / iPhone / ...
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how do I see for existing volumes if the FileVault recovery key is stored in iCloud

I own several Macs (also for family members) and the first thing I do is turn on FileVault. How do I check if the recovery key is not stored in iCloud (for existing volumes, not new ones)? If you'...
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Do the two iPhones receive the messages?

I have set my Apple ID on two iPhones already and I'm wondering if the other iPhone will receive my messages? The phone I'm using has service but the other one doesn't. I was thinking only the ...
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iCloud Photo Storage full after update?

My iphoto says that the storage is full, but I've updated it and have 45 GB left? I don't know what to do, I've tried restarting my computer and it hasn't worked.
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How do I get icloud to stop emailing me about my google calendar events?

iCloud, iCal and Mail integrates pretty well with Google Calendar, even though they are not both from Apple. But I have a hassle when it comes to Calendar Notification in Mail App specifically. I ...
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Photo app and iCloud, everything has vanished

My old iMac went totally dead on me; all I was getting was the flashing question mark folder. So I sent my Mac off to be looked at and they told me the hard drive was completely wiped clean; as in no ...
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Send iMessage with iCloud or Gmail account

Why can I not send iMessage with iCloud and Gmail account? I have followed all the instructions about how to turn on iMessage, add an iCloud account, and starting a conversation from iCloud messaging. ...
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Event from my Gmail address appeared in my calendar (without sharing it)

I stumbled into something rather strange… A few weeks ago, I booked a flight, with Expedia & Lufthansa, using my Gmail address. (Which is not my iCloud address!) I noticed that the event appeared ...
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Notes on iPhone 4 not syncing to iCloud

I have an iPhone 4 that I got from my employer that I use for work and private. Now I'm quitting, and my employer says I can just take the phone with me. However, I have been using my company email ...
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Two different Apple IDs with two different @icloud.com mails

I have a complicated problem. It started when I created an apple id with icloud email. Later after some months, I created anther apple id with a new icloud mail. Now, I am using this new apple id on ...
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Is there any reason a really old iPhone 4 would fail to backup notes?

I was just looking at an iPhone 4 from one of my users, and I was unable to turn on the backup for notes because it says that I'm not using an iCloud email address. The user in question already has ...
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iCloud mail sync with outlook 2016 on MAC

I have all the latest software - El Capitan, Outlook 2016 fully patched, and an iCloud account that I can log into (from Safari) using either thisIsMe@icloud.com or thisIsMe@gmail.com with ...
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Whats in an icloud backup

I have an old icloud backup and I'd like to see whats in it. I'm worried that if I backup my current phone to icloud - restore it from the old backup (to see what it contains) - and then finally ...
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Why is it taking so long to upload photos to icloud from iPhone/iPad?

If I want to sell something online and create an ad on my Macbook, then snap a picture with my iPhone/iPad and both are connected to my home wifi, I kind of expect the photo to be uploaded instantly ...
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iCloud storage reporting backups that do not exists

I disabled iCloud backups on all my devices, but the storage report still claims I have 2gb of backups stored. I've gone into the iCloud preferences and double checked that no backups exists. How can ...
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Multiple Users under El-Capitan

On a MacBook Air, running OS X El Capitan, can two different Users login to their own User Account while accessing their own individual and different iCloud Accounts?
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Lost iPad doesn't connect to WiFi

A family member's iPad 2 (WiFi), which is connected to my old Apple ID has been locked with a message that says she has to pay $30 to someone online. I said not to pay and I went online, logged into ...
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Using iCloud Storage to backup data

I have some backup HDDs with around 500GB in files. I want to back these files up in the cloud, but I don't want the iCloud folder taking up space in my mac (which has only 256GB). Is it possible to ...
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Notification about full iCloud

I've been getting the notification like "Your phone has not updated to iCloud in 150 days" but my iCloud is full, my Macbook memory is full and my phone memory is full too. If I delete the pics from ...
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How to selectively restore save game data from old iphone backup?

Here's the dilemma: My nephew decided to start a new game on GTA vice city which wiped out my hard worked progress. I have the progress in an old backup from a year ago. However, I would like to not ...
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I tried to sync an icloud calendar but the confimation link wouldn't work

I tried to sync a calendar from a phone to an ipod. When the confirmation email came through, I clicked on it. All that came up was a blank gray screen. I then tried on the computer. It said that the ...
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I want to turn icloud off on my computer but I don't want to close my account etc. I just don't want to be signed in

How can i turn it off without any significant remifications. I have only a desktop at the moment. Please cut to the chase don't give me a full explicanation. Just tell me how to sign out so that ...
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Can iCloud be used to sync personal videos in the Videos app?

My mom has an iPhone 5 with some exercise videos in the Videos app, which just total about 150MB. After getting an iPhone 6S Plus, can those videos automatically transferred to the new iPhone through ...
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Looking for suggestions on scheduling iCloud Photo Library uploads

I have a 57GB photo library that I would like to keep in iCloud Photo library, the only problem is that my ISP absolutely murders my download speed whenever I'm uploading anything. Is there a way ...
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Numbers, wish to convert Excel to Vcard to import to Contacts

I have a 250+ contact Excel file that I wish to, instead of doing it by hand, one row at a time, batch-convert into iCloud Contacts -ready Vcards. Anyone have any idea how to do this? I've seen lots ...
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Bought a stolen iPhone - how to find the owner? [duplicate]

Weird and long story short: I am travelling around South America at the moment and am in Bolivia right now. Yesterday a taxi driver suddenly offered me a well working iPhone 6, with the front screen a ...
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Can someone who registered my iPhone read all my text messages?

My ex-husband registered my iPhone and I have found out he has been using Apple iCloud storage to check up on my every move. Will he have been able to read all my personal text messages? And is ...