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How to download orginal photos from iCloud Photo Library to PC?

I'am an iPhone + PC (Windows/Ubuntu) user. Nowadays, I'm used to download photos from iPhone to local folder, sort them and then backup them by myself (by syncing to remote disk and burning onto ...
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How does ICloud drive manage a local copy when the local drive is too small?

My MacBook has a 250 GB SSD and I have a 500GB iCloud Drive. The total size of files stored in iCloud is currently about 100 GB, which by default maintains an identical copy of all files in both ...
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New photos app, upload from library?

I got the new Photos app + iCloud photos library going. It's great But if I want to send an email from, say Gmail, and include a photo from my computer.. I can't choose from my photo library The ...
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Cannot export vCard on iCloud

I need to export my contacts to my Google account but whenever I select all of my contacts and click export vCard, the website does not do anything.
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When does Numbers sync spreadsheets?

In Numbers, connected to wifi (good bandwidth), after modifying a spreadsheet I go back to "Spreadsheets". Then I wait for the Arrow ↑ to appear, as it indicates that Numbers is syncing with iCloud. ...
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Syncing photos to iCloud and managing them with Lightroom

I am a brand new Mac user, having recently purchased an iMac updated to OSX 10.10.3. I also have installed Adobe Lightroom 5, and I have a bunch of photos synced to iCloud and available through the ...
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Can I delete my local photo library now that all my photos are on iCloud?

I updated to the new OS X last night and uploaded my 70gigs worth of photos to iCloud. I plan on doing a backup on my raid as well, just to be safe, but am I okay to delete all my photos that are ...
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Upload photos synced from iTunes to iCloud

I have about 1500 photos on my iPhone which I imported from my old HTC Titan, through iTunes. I recently tried to turn on iCloud Photo Library and it said it would delete all my photos from my old ...
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Can I Share All Photos in iCloud Photo Library to Family Members?

With iCloud Photo Library, assuming I have purchased enough storage space to store all my photos, can I then share all my photos to other my family members who are using different iCloud accounts? ...
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How to upload photos to iCloud Photo Library on iPhone without Wi-Fi?

I just upgraded to OS X 10.10.3 and decided to try out the Photos app. So I enabled iCloud Photo Library on my iPhone to upload some photos. However, it says that I need Wi-Fi to upload photos to ...
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Photos: reduce iCloud storage usage, keep old photos offline

OS X 10.10.3 is released with an all-new Photos app. On launching Photos, it asks me if I want to enable iCloud Photo. I already use it on my iPhone / iPad, so off course. The next question is which ...
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Photos not going to iCloud from iPhone

My photos stopped going to the iCloud in February. When I logged into iCloud.com, there is nothing after 2-28-15. I went to the Apple Store, and the genius guys said "fascinating." They checked all ...
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How to delete iCloud account without knowing the password

I want to delete iCloud Account, but I can't remember the password to gain access to my Apple iCloud. Can someone please help me as there must be away that I can delete the account.
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How can I completely delete an iCloud account

I've come to the conclusion that I don't want to use my current iCloud account any longer, primarily because I used to register to various online services with it which won't stop to send me mail. Is ...
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Folders disappeared from iCloud Drive following path name change

So that GNU Make could access my iCloud Drive folder, I removed the space in 'Mobile Documents'. So I changed my iCloud Drive path from: ~/Library/Mobile Documents/ to ~/Library/MobileDocuments/ ...
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Inactive iCloud account

My iPhone 5 keeps asking for an inactive iCloud password. I plugged my phone into my computer and it backed everything up to my last update of an old work phone. I inactivated an account because it ...
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Reset iPhone 5 without iCloud password [duplicate]

First of all: No I didn't get the phone off of someone else and no I can't get the password by going to iforgot.apple.com (because the email address used for the account has been deleted, so emailing ...
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How to remove family sharing

I recently moved to US and tried to change my iTunes account address and payment information. I wasn't able because I cannot change my country. It seems like the likely reason is that I have Family ...
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“Find My iPhone” locked my Mac

Yesterday my MacBook Pro started to be blocked. When it boots it asks for the password for the Guest account. No password is right. According to various sources of information I found on the Web, ...
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Mac Keychain Access search seemingly broken

Ever since additionally starting to use iCloud Keychain, my regular keychain access list has had multiple issues. The largest of which is that items I know are in there are no longer indexed by the ...
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File Open/Save dialog boxes hang infinitely

Today for the first time I have this issue where any app showing a file browser (load/save) dialog box hangs indefinitely until I kill it. The Finder works just fine however. I can browse everything, ...
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I brought an iPhone but now think it's stolen, what can I do?

I bought an iPhone off a lady which by now I thank was a stolen phone: I tried to activate the phone I got right through to wifi settings Now I'm stuck on iCloud settings and asked for pervious ...
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My icloud password does not work when prompted on start up.

This is a problem that is driving me nuts. I have tried everything I can find to get this to resolve. When I start my computer, I get a popup that wants my icloud password. I enter it and the password ...
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Want to cancel a 'Pending Erase' on iphone… Any suggestions?

I lost my phone on vacation and activated 'Lost Mode' for a couple of days. The night before heading home I decided to do the Remote Erase ´cause I thought there's no way I'd get it back, I also ...
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App Store asks for old Apple ID when installing updates

I got a MacBook that a colleague of mine had used previously. It runs OS X 10.10.2. I created a new administrator account for myself and turned off the "admin" flag on the old account. I also entered ...
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Stop syncing Safari history through iCloud between 1 or more computers or iOS devices

If I uncheck the Safari option under iCloud settings either on a Mac or an iOS device will the links stop syncing between devices?
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Unable to sign out of iCloud on OSX Yosemite or disable Keychain

Background This appears to be an ongoing problem with many people.. In short, I'm getting a ton of errors in my system.log along the lines of: CloudKeychainProxy[307]: __39-[UbiqitousKVSProxy ...
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I've found an icloud locked iPhone, how can I return it to the owner?

a friend of mine found an iPhone 6 in a festival but she didn't have a way to charge the phone for a couple weeks. She is a maid here in Brazil and didn't have the proper charger neither knew how to ...
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iBooks for Mac: Duplicate Storage

I have recently purchased and downloaded an ePub book from a website, and safely kept it on my ~/Books folder. To read it, I used Add to Library from iBooks for Mac. I noticed that it then copied the ...
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Hi we have a iPad Need to reset

We have forgotten pass codes to iCloud and need to update ect.... Any help to over ride this would be great. Apple can't help as we don't remember secrete questions
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How to really restore my iOS 7 iCloud backup?

I have done a backup of my iPad mini to iCloud. This was with iOS 7. Now, I have a top new iPad, in iOS 8. Restoring an iCloud backup is possible if the device's OS version is the one of ...
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Using my own server instead of iCloud

I am currently paying like a dollar a month for 20 GB iCloud storage, but I am just now building a new computer and am hoping to install an Amahi server on it so that I can have my own 'Dropbox' type ...
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How do I prevent sharing contacts between two iPhones without opening a new account?

I have two iPhones, one is a 4s and the other is a 5s. One is for work and the other is personal. How can I prevent sharing contacts between each without opening a new iCloud account for each?
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Accessing iCloud passwords without a Mac

I mostly use Macs and iOS devices, so I've started using the iCloud password manager for better account security. Of course, all the world is not a Mac, but passwords are ubiquitous. When I am using ...
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iPad is iCloud locked to a defunct address

I was gifted an iPad from a restaurant owner. This iPad was provided to the restaurant and used to relay orders from a third party service who would deliver their food outside their normal delivery ...
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Safari Reading list disappeared on Mac

Suddenly, my Safari Reading List is completely empty on my Mac (OS X 10.10.2 Yosemite, Safari 8.0.4). I already tried turning iCloud syncing for Safari on and off again, clearing the Safari cache,... ...
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How to delete iCloud storage Mail cache?

I've deleted every E-Mail in my iCloud account. But the storage overview shows me 2,2GB used space for my Mails. But there is no E-Mail left: How can I update the storage overview or delete ...
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Synching calendar with ical

I just added an item to iCal on my office Mac. It showed up on my home mac iCal and on my iPodTouch ical, but it does not show on my iPad or on my iCloud calendar. How can that be?
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Confused by location of spinning circles on iphone6

I am trying to upload my entire iPhone 6 content to the icloud. When I fire up my phone there is a spinning circle to the right of the wifi symbol but in the left half of the screen. When I just ...
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Erase pending on find my iphone

I have given an old iPhone 5 to a friend as it had been dropped and screen was unreadable. I was due an upgrade so not worth me paying for a repair, however my friend wants to pay for it be repaired ...
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Remove table from a pages document

I have added accidentally a table to my pages document on iCloud web interface. Any idea how can I remove. I tried several different shortcuts, remove columns, rows etc.
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Sync photos in iPhone to new PC

Sometime back I have synced my iPhone with My Pictures folder in a PC. That PC is now gone. I dont have those photos anywhere but in my phone. I can't see them from iTunes when connect my phone to PC. ...
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iCloud photo sharing limit reached — new photo app

I'm running the 10.3 beta on my iMac, using the new photos app. I imported about 1,300 pics I took over the weekend (live performance) and want to share them online with some people. First thing I ...
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Archive/set some photos in Photos.app not to be synced with iCloud Photo Library

I want to use iCloud Photo Library just to get photos I take on my phone to my computer. My Photo Stream would work fine if it was reliable. Now I have more than 5GB of photos so I have to pay at ...
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How to disable iCloud registration pop-ups?

How do I stop the iCloud registration pop-ups on my computer? I don't want to register. I don't want to use it.
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How to change display name on the iCloud email?

My email is an iCloud email that ends in @me.com and my display name is incorrect. I look at my apple ID account name and it is correct. I look at my iCloud account and my name is correct. But when ...
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Is it possible to wipe an entire iCloud Photo Library?

I've been using the beta iCloud Photo Library for a week and a bunch of photos got duplicated and I'd like to wipe all the photos out and start over. I have backups of all the photos and have turned ...
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iOS 8.2 iPad mini iCloud login stuck at “Verifying”

All of a sudden today my iPad stopped syncing iMessages. I turned iMessage and Facetime on and off, and reset my device, several times but nothing worked. So I signed out of iCloud, reset my device, ...
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my photo stream has gone

After doing the recent iOS 8.2 update, my photo stream has disappeared. I have checked all through my phone and on the icloud and my photo stream is ticked. All I have left is 3 folders: one says ...
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How I can reset an iPod Touch 5G that is locked with an iCloud account which i haven't [duplicate]

I bought an iPod touch 5G from a third person, the person who sold me the ipod doesn't know his iCloud account password so right now i can't do the hard reset. When I turn on the ipod it launch the ...