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How to calculate the amount of space that iCloud Photo Library would take up?

I'm signed up for the OS X Public Beta program, so I recently got the opportunity to get Photos for OS X and use iCloud Photo Library, which uploads every photo on every device I own to iCloud. ...
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Stolen iPhone and need to access the cloud?

My husband passed away last year and shortly afterwards his iPhone was stolen. It had all of our texts, pics, voicemails etc, on it. I thought okay no big deal, I have my phone with the same texts ...
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iCloud with Multi-Boot Drive, 10.8/10.9/10.10

I want to set up a multi-boot drive allowing the options of starting up in Mountain Lion, Mavericks or Yosemite. However, given the changes that have taken place in Yosemite with regards to the way ...
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Photo backup and management

I have run out of space on my 16gb iPad . Over 7.2 go are my photos and video. Is it possible to separate my photos and keep most on iCloud or iTunes, accessing only when I wish to review them. How ...
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Why won't Safari save passwords to iCloud

I've been using iCloud passwords for a long time with no issues. This week, suddenly Safari won't remember any new passwords. It still auto-fills previously saved passwords though. In Safari ...
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Require password icloud after login

I don't know why when I log in Mac OS (Yosemite), the system requires me about the password of icloud. I type my password but it's not turned off.
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How to delete photos only from one device?

As I have limited storage on my iPhone, can I delete photos from my iPhone and they will still remain on the iCloud? Or can they be accessed on my iPad which has more storage? I think when I have ...
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Recommendation for an iOS & Mac app suite with iCloud support for editing RTF files?

I'm looking for an app suite of iOS and Mac apps for editing RTF files (originally created with TextEdit) and which allow sharing the files through iCloud. I considered getting the WriteToGo suite of ...
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Email sent from my iCloud email has started going to everyone’s Junk

I have a username@me.com email address that I've had since around 2011. All of a sudden, about two weeks ago, I've stopped getting replies from people. Turns out that my emails—including responses to ...
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Stop textedit from blocking

I followed the instructions here: Stop TextEdit to iCloud Save defaults write -g NSDocumentSaveNewDocumentsToCloud -bool false However, after a period of time, Textedit reverts back to blocking ...
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Sync photos between iPhone and OS X

I want to import photos I made on an iPhone to a MacBook so that I can, firstly, keep a copy on the phone (to be able to quickly show photos to someone), and, secondly, to be able to delete photos ...
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Changing the name of app containers in the iCloud Drive on OS X?

I am using the iCloud Drive, and sometimes the name of an app folder is too clumsy and too long to own a place on the Finder sidebar. Per the previous attempts by others, the Finder sidebar uses only ...
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Retrieving password for non working email address that is attached to an iCloud account

I have an iCloud account out that there that is attached to an email address that is no longer working. So I cannot do a password reset, because that email address is not working. So I cannot re-set ...
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why I don't have all photos that are in my photo stream album on my pc?

I have installed icloud for a long time, randomly I have checked my photo stream folder on my PC today and realized that there are some missing photos. some photos are available on iphone ( my photo ...
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How many backups are kept in iCloud and for how long?

I am looking into iCloud backups of iPad. How many backups are kept in iCloud ? For how long ?
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Secure iCloud storage for years in advance

Apple are most expeditious when reverting paid iCloud storage accounts when billing fails: data are deleted indiscriminately within 15 days of payment failure. The monthly fees for upgraded iCloud ...
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how do I lock my Apple ID?

I entered Apple ID to my iPhone 5 which "Find my iPhone" button was on and someone changed the password. Now every second I use the phone they ask me to sign in to iCloud. How can I remove this ID ...
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How to access notes missing on iCloud?

I have lost my notes on my previous Apple ID (email). When I tried updating my new ID, I lost my notes. I changed to my old email address again but am not able to retrieve my old notes. How to access ...
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How to prevent an iPad from grabbing Apple ID for “Itunes and App Store” when plugged into a Mac?

I work as an iOS developer and have a number of development iPads at work. They are generic ipads used for testing and demos, none should apple ID. When I plug such iPad into my mac, two things seems ...
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Integrating subscribed iCal in personal calendar

Is it possible to integrate subscribed calendars into personal calendars? I currently have the following set-up: - iCloud: Personal - iCloud: Work - iCloud: Internship - iCal: College Now, its ...
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Unlink iCloud of restored iPad [duplicate]

I have restored ipad of my former colleague hoping I get "new ipad". I was supposed to make ready for his replacement but everything I got is new ios 8 and blocked ipad which wants iCloud information ...
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Cloudd wants to use the “Local items” keychain

I opened my MBP and certainly the system gives the following warning "Cloudd wants to use the "Local items" keychain" and asks me for my keychain-password. After cancelling this warning, it kept ...
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How do I delete “Documents & Data” from iCloud?

Apple currently has two types of storage in iCloud: iCloud Drive, for Macs running Yosemite. Documents & Data, for Macs running Mavericks or earlier. I have one Mac running Mavericks, and the ...
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Is there a way to group iCloud calendars so I can turn on/off several at once?

For instance, I'm subscribed to 3 different sports teams calendar. Which is nice for me knowing when games are, but can be cluttering when I'm working. Now I know this is only 3 calendars so it's not ...
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iCloud Drive folders not showing on OS X

I am seeing some strange behaviour... As you can see here: http://i.imgur.com/F4g11TV.png I have lots of folders I don't see on my Mac (shown here): http://i.imgur.com/ybKffc9.png Not sure why this ...
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iCloud pop up won't go away?! Help!

I bought an iPhone 5 off craigslist not too long ago (about a year) and recently it's been asking me for an iCloud passowrd to an account I've never even heard of. I'm guessing it was the iCloud of ...
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Duplicated Songs on my iPhone 5C

I recently had my phone iPhone 5C replaced (SIM Card Problems). As soon as I got this new one, I went home and synced it. All of my songs were duplicated, and I had no idea what had happened to it. I ...
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How do I connect 2 iCloud accounts to a single iCloud Photo Library

I am trying to have all the photos from both my iPhone and my wife's iPhone linked to the same iCloud Photo Library so from both of our devices we can have access to the same Photos without needing ...
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iPhone 4s and 5s

I use two I phone. I changed SIM card of my iPhone 4s and replaced it with a new one. But I don't see the contacts that are in my iphone5s on my 4s. I also have same Apple id
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Can't invite others to iCloud shared photo albums… “Invite People” button missing

Title says it. There is no "Invite People" link/button... What setting do I need to change? Yes, I've got iCloud setup. Do I have to upgrade to the new iCloud storage? Edit: more details: iPhone ...
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Yosemite iCloud Services Broken

So, I just logged into my Mac and all of a sudden I get a notification that all my iCloud services had been disconnected... involving my keychain. I was able to restore most of the services except ...
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How can I completely reset iMessage in Yosemite?

I'm experiencing issues sending iMessages from my Mac. It used to work, but stopped. I tried a bunch of "fixes" I found online: sign out of iMessage and log back in another day rebooting restarting ...
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Different iCloud and iTunes accounts on one device

I recently got divorced. My ex-husband has changed the Apple ID password for his account and won't share it with me. All three of my boys are on his account. I can no longer see them on Find My ...
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Apple ID password vs iCloud password - better to be the same or different?

I have too many passwords to track on too many devices. With my apple devices & services, it would be easier for me if both my iCloud and Apple ID passwords were the same. Should this be ok or is ...
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What's the best way to synchronize Calendar/iCloud with Outlook 2015

I've recently switched from using the native Mac Mail app to using Outlook 2015 for emails. It seems that Outlook automatically gives me access to my Mac address book. What's the best way to ...
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Some videos won't play through icloud.com

I have an iPhone 5s and have enabled the iCloud Photo Library. Recently I shot five video clips with my phone and they got synced to iCloud. One of them plays fine through icloud.com. Three don't even ...
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iMessage - Why is someone prompted to pick one of my connected iMessage contact points?

I have my phone/mail(s) connected in iMessage The other user has all of this information in a single contact card for me When they message me, they are prompted to pick one of the 3 methods - why is ...
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Have you found any way to sync snoozed/dismissed alerts between PC/Mac/iOS using either Exchange server or iCloud?

I've been trying for months to find a proper way of syncing snoozed/dismissed alerts between my work PC, home Mac and iPhone. I have both an Exchange server account (Office 365) and an iCloud account ...
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iOS 8 AppleID/iCloud says pass/id incorrect, but definitely not

I recently changed my AppleID and iCloud passwords. I can log into the services on my Mac, but my iPhone stubbornly refuses. I've already reset all the device's settings, but I still get this error. ...
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Allow collaborators to only comment on a Pages document

Is it possible to allow collaborators to only make comments to a Pages document? The only options I can find within the Mac and iCloud versions are to make the document fully editable or view only.
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I phone 4 and Imac Icloud text issue

I have an imac and most people that text me on my iphone 4 comes through on my imac via icloud. It's still working well for all my contacts except one and it comes up red. So when i recieve texts from ...
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In iPhoto, when I drag an “event” into an iCloud photo stream and then delete the photo stream, does that impact the original pictures?

I copied photos from my iPhone into my mac into iPhoto event. I then dragged that event into "iCloud" from within iPhoto under "SHARED": It gives me the choice to put them into: My photo ...
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How to completely uninstall iCloud?

I know how to disable iCloud, but I want to completely remove the possibility of using the service from my Mac for security reasons. I tried to delete the related files, but I do not have permission. ...
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Difference between “System” keychain and “iCloud” keychain in Keychain access for OSX

Can anyone explain what the 'System' keychain is in comparison to the 'iCloud' keychain on my Macbook? When viewing the WIFI networks lists they appear to be almost identical within 'system' keychain ...
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pre existing icloud info on new iphone 5

my iphone 5 bended. i went to apple and they gave me a new one. trying to restore it to my latest backup from before going to service thru icloud i'm asked to login as a pre existing user: ...
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Unclear iCloud Photo Library Feature

If I fill up the space on my iPhone with photos, but those photos are synced with iCloud Photo Library, how do I remove those photos from my iPhone without deleting them from iCloud Photo Library. ...
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Can I clear my iPhone camera roll without losing any photo?

It seems to me that all photos taken with the iPhone go into: the iPhone Camera Roll the iCloud photo stream iPhoto/Aperture projects (e.g. "Photo stream for Decembre 2014") Can I clear completely ...
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How do I update the FileVault 2 recovery key stored in iCloud?

It's been a long saga getting to the point where I am comfortable that my new Macbook Pro has FileVault 2 enabled properly on Yosemite. I ran into the "Encryption paused - connect power adapter" ...
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iCloud Drive and external hard drives

I have just added a second hard drive to my mac mini and would love to use the new partition to store files on iCloud Drive. Since they are on the cloud, it would clear some room on my back up. Is ...