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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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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 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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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: I have lots of folders I don't see on my Mac (shown here): Not sure why this is. When ever I make a new file or folder on either my Mac or ...
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iCloud pop up won't go away?! Help! [duplicate]

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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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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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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Cannot download picture from iCloud Photo Library

Cannot Download Photo. There was an error downloading this photo from your iCloud Photo Library. Please try again later. What does this mean? It happens all the time.
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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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Is there a way to sync snoozed/dismissed alerts between PC, Mac and iOS using either Exchange server or iCloud?

I've been trying for months to find a proper way of syncing snoozed and dismissed alerts between my work PC, home Mac and iPhone. I have both an Exchange server account (Office 365) and an iCloud ...
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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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When you connect your phone to a public wifi, is it possible for someone to see your photos being uploaded to iCloud?

When your phone backs up the photos, can someone see the photos?
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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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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 ...
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Disable Confirmation Dialogs in Finder for iCloud Drive

Is it possible to disable the confirmation dialog when moving/removing/deleting a file from iCloud Drive? The constant barrage of dialogs is incredibly irritating - I understand that removing the file ...
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Mechanism to sync mail accounts between Mac and iPhone

Is there a way for me to create an account using my Mac's Mail app and have the account sync over to my iPhone or vice versa? I have iCloud setup on both my Mac and iPhone, but I don't see the ...
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Linking between tables in Numbers

I have a table in numbers, and I want a cell to equal the value of a cell in a different table. Following the advice of this Apple discussion, I tried =Units Sold::B2 , with Units Sold being the ...
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How can I keep my home address private when sharing my vCard?

Instead of handing over cumbersome (and likely to get lost) business cards, I like texting my vCard. However, I'd like to not share some of the information in my vCard—most importantly, my home ...
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How much space will iCloud Photo Library use on my devices?

I am considering to use iCloud Photo Library to store a growing number of family photo albums, shared to web or set of AppleIDs. I dont need to keep original photos on iDevices for 99.9% of photos. ...
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Family sharing, some clarifications needed

Recently we've set up family sharing. Now my SO has done an in-app purchase. So far no issue. But when I told her she was a little upset that there was no way to make the payment herself. Because ...
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Exchange account in Mail has wrong username, but is not editable

I recently set up a new iMac running Yosemite (10.10.1). After I signed into my iCloud account, my mail/calendar/contacts accounts were set up for me; so far so good. The problem is that in Mail.app ...
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Delete (not hide) calendar events automatically or via CLI

There are many answers online on how to hide old events from iCloud calendars, but not many on how to actually delete them. From the settings, it appears to not be possible to do automatically. There ...
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Where are the iCloud Drive icons located?

For example, I need to know where the Automator folder icon is. I want to use it for a thing. Most system folder icons and stuff are in /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/* But these ...
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Can I copy a file to iCloud drive from the command line?

I'd like to write a script to backup some files to my iCloud drive. The drive shows up in the Finder, but I don't see it from the command line. Is there a way to do something like: cp mystuff.tgz ...
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Manually Sync iCloud Drive on OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Is it possible to manually update the iCloud Drive folder on OS X? Sometimes the folder does not update for ~10-20 minutes after establishing a good internet connection, so I'm hoping that there is a ...
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cannot change icloud account email address

when I go to icloud on my iphone 4s is says verifying email address. It will not let me click on any of the settings to turn off my phone or will not let me change the email address because it is ...
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Why isn't iCloud drive icon visible in finder

This is more of an aesthetic question rather than a functional one, but after upgrading to OSX Yosemite I don't have the iCloud drive or history icon in finder, it just gives me the default. In ...
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Accidentally removed iCloud from Finder siderbar

I accidentally removed iCloud drive from the Favorites sidebar (in Finder). Dragging it back isn't restoring it. How could I restore it?