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Delete a TextEdit document in iCloud

I would like to delete a TextEdit document stored in iCould. The only solution I found was to open the document move the document to the hard disk "File → Move To ..." delete it locally Any ...
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Do I need to be concerned with timezones when creating events in my iCloud calendar?

I live in California, and I need to enter over 20 events onto my calendar. These events are taking place on the east coast of the United States, which is where I will be during the events. How do I ...
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iCloud won't let me download some deleted iTunes TV episodes again

I have purchased a bunch of TV shows iTunes. The original files for these shows are no longer on my hard drive and I probably deleted them. They show up in the iTunes directory, but when I try to ...
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Notes.app on Mountain Lion: How can I change the default folder view?

I use the Notes app with iCloud. The 'Notes' folder under 'iCloud' is set as my default account under Notes > Default Account > iCloud. This ensures that new notes are created in iCloud instead of on ...
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iOS & iCloud: Broken iCloud data causes kbd process to crash constantly and drains battery

On Stackoverflow I was told to come here. Since a few days ago my iPhone 5 is getting unusually warm and the battery drains REALLY quick, like in 4-5 hours. I tried turning all the usual suspecty off ...
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Using Photo Stream and ICloud

I am taking py ipad on holiday and plan to take pictures with my Digital camera and at the end of the day transfer the pictures from the memory card to the ipad via a card reader. Will these photos ...
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Can't delete iCloud account from Mail, Contacts, Calendars

When trying to log into iCloud from System Preferences, I'm told [appleid] is already signed in to iCloud To use this as your primary iCloud account, delete it from Mail, Contacts, and ...
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Can we have two iCloud accounts on our iPad?

I want to access my iCloud account (mail and calendar) on our family iPad. It is currently set up with my husband's iCloud acct. Can we have two accounts on this device?
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What can I do if the past purchases page does not load in iTunes store app on iPad?

I have an iPad 3 and an iPhone 4 with the same iCloud account. On my iPhone I can load the past purchases page in iTunes Store app. The iPad does not load that page. It is light grey for a few seconds ...
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iPhone Notes synced on different accounts do not push to the Mac

Mac does not receive all notes from Phone. Apparently I changed the default to Gmail and now those notes do not appear on the Mac. I have tried changing Mac settings and accounts. Is there a way to ...
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iPad 2 deleted notes - how to find

I have a problem with "NOTES" on my iPad. I have missing notes that appear to be deleted. I have been trying to get on to iCloud to see if I can find them ther, but I can't seem to login. I'm going ...
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How can I log in into iCloud.com from an iPhone?

I lost my iPhone and i had a lot of important contacts and documents in my iCloud mail account. The only "computer" I currently have available is my friend's iPhone which is connected to his own ...
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iCloud can't find my MacBook

When I sign into icloud.com and click on the Find My iPhone icon, my MacBook does NOT show up in the located devices. I have already made sure that my location services are turned ON in System ...
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if i delete photos on my camera roll on my iphone will it delete the photos on photo stream on my macbook pro?

If I delete photos on my camera roll on my iphone 4s will it delete the photos on photo stream on my macbook pro?
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Mails do not properly sync between Apple Mail and the iCloud webmail

Any emails that I send/receive using Apple Mail on my Mac mini are not accessible via iCloud webmail. However, any mails I send/receive using the webmail do show up in Apple Mail. For example, I need ...
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iPod Nano 7th Generation - Lost Library

I'm a new user of iPod Nano and a senior so this is all fairly intimidating. I synced my iPod Nano the other day and after charging my device and safely removing it, when I reconnected the iPod, I ...
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Can you sync only a group of contacts from a Mac to an iPhone?

I'm running iOS 6 on an iPhone 3GS. I see that all my contacts from my computer have appeared in the Contacts app on my phone. Now my contacts database on my computer is, to say the least, messy. It ...
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How do I sync all my apple devices?

I have a MacBook Pro, an iPhone (4S) and just recently received my iPad mini through the post. I am wondering how I can sync all of my devices so that every contact, app and music are on all three ...
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How do I setup Apple Mail to automatically move old email to the Archive folder?

I want Apple Mail to automatically move all email, read and unread, to the Archive folder IF it's past a certain date. I want this move to take effect on ALL my devices (mac,iPad,iPhone,etc). How can ...
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Can iCloud show a phone when find my iPhone is turned off?

If I have my find my iPhone turned off, does it still show up on iCloud that the phone is turned on?
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Can i create my own back up iCloud account other than the one my ex boyfriend set my iphone up with?

When I first got my iPhone, my boyfriend set it up with his iTunes and iCloud account because I didn't have one of my own. We recently broke up, and he then changed the password for his Apple ID and ...
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excessive birthday reminder notifications

My birthday reminders started appearing more frequently about a month ago. Usually they only appear once per day, but for example I have been using my laptop for the past 20 minutes and they have ...
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iCloud sync issues

I'm trying to trouble-shoot my syncing problem; I have my Apple ID for my iPhone 5 and iMac desktop, and my wife has her Apple ID for her iPad 2 and iPhone 4. Is this setup preventing all of our ...
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Oops To many iCloud accounts Then hacked [closed]

I think I set up too many Icloud accounts and none got hacked into by a friend. Now it changes my security questions and passwords and probabably has my account and private info synced to others apple ...
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iCloud without the Internet

I know this is a long shot, but is there any way of using icloud or parts of it for syncing between two devices in physical proximity (using Bluetooth or ad hoc wifi) but without a connection to the ...
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ICloud /iCal can't accept/decline invitations?

When I receive an invite I do not get an email nor does the invite appear in iCal. If I log on to iCloud.com I do see the invite but when accepting/declining I get a message that my Calendar is not ...
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Which iCloud service runs in background in OS X?

I wondered which service is acutally updating the MobileDocuments folder in OS X? I looked through the Apple Developer pages, but nowhere is any information about background services in OS X. ...
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icloud backup storage issues

I'm not able to backup my ipod because I have more than 5gb and don't want to pay more. I would love to just put my camera roll on backup, and I deleted the backup for everything else but it still ...
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Stolen iPhone 4 not synced with my PC: are my videos backed up?

Last week my iPhone was stolen when on holiday in New York. I have precious photos and more importantly videos of my son on there. I went to an Apple store in NYC and they advised that my photos ...
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iCloud says Password is Wrong Even Though I Know It's Right

iCloud says that my password is wrong - even though I know it's right. Here's whats happened: Yesterday, I reset my iCloud password. Got the reset email, changed password. Tried to log in to the ...
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Separating contacts

My wife has a iPhone 5 and a iPad 2. After she received her iPhone 5, I took over using her old iPhone 4 and also have a MacBook. We share one Apple ID, therefore we share all contacts. (I updated ...
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How to backUp an iPhone with a black/blank screen?

Recently I dropped my iPhone 4 and when I picked it up the screen was all black but the sensor was still on. I called Apple and basically they said they can try to repair it or just buy a new one. So, ...
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How to save my app files and/or data from my iPad 1 whose screen won't turn on?

Backstory: I bought an original iPad when it first came out, my first Apple product, and it's been a great computer but recently it doesn't work anymore. Basically, the screen won't turn on. ...
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Delete a device from iCloud

I sold my old Mac but it still appears in the list of iCloud devices e.g. in Safari Tabs. Is there a way of deleting devices from the 'iCloud sync list'?
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How to restore calendar events from iCloud?

We use a common iCloud Account. One of the users has deleted this account from her iPhone and this has caused all the shared events disappear across the iCloud account. How can we restore this Events? ...
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Is it possible for each of my iDevices to have its own iCloud backup?

But I would still like for all the devices to share a single iTunes account, so that I only buy an app once I want to be able to log into Find my iPhone with my main iTunes account and still see ...
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Can I get @me.com email address when I only have @icloud.com address?

Can I still (as of 03/2013) get @me.com, as an alternative to my @icloud.com email address? I would want the two email to point to the same AppleID. The reasons are quire prosaic, @me.com just looks ...
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One Apple ID being used for multiple phones. How to create a new Apple ID for one?

I have a question regarding using the same Apple ID for multiple phones. I have let my dad use my Apple ID to purchase apps and stuff, and now I realize that he uses my ID for iCloud, and all our ...
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Transfering Contacts from Icloud to Iphone

My brother and I shared the same apple ID, so all of my contacts from icloud are under his apple ID.I got a new Iphone using my OWN apple id. How do I get my contacts from his icloud onto my iphone?
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How can I get calendar events to consistently sync across all my devices?

I just recently set up iCloud to sync calendars between my iPhone, iPad and Mac. Sometimes it works perfectly and sometimes one or the other of the 3 devices is missing a particular event. What ...
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Sync Photostreams from different Apple ID's to the same PC

I've got a great setup when it comes to backing up the photos I take with my iPhone. They are synced to iCloud with Photostream, and then iCloud pushes them down to my PC. My PC runs a job in the ...
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Stop Mail from keeping sent drafts?

I use iCloud and I like Mail to save my drafts on the server. But I have no desire to keep them as drafts after they are sent. But Mail keeps the drafts and I have to manually delete them. I ...
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Can the default contact store for Mountain Lion be iCloud?

I'm struggling to manage duplicate contacts and would like to entirely and permanently disable the "On My Mac" category for contacts. I never, ever want a contact to be added to a Mac and not be ...
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How to add localised holidays to iCal

How can I add a localised holiday calendar to iCal? I would like to add all public holidays to iCal/iCloud, how to best do this? (Personally I'm after the Norwegian and Australian Holidays, but I'm ...
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Automatically share new photos with photo stream?

Is it possible to make every new photo taken automatically appear in a photo stream that is shared with other users? Either by some how share the default photo stream or make another photo stream as ...
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What impact will a dropping Internet connection have on an in-progress iCloud backup?

We are in an area where there is extensive construction going on so internet connectivity to our building is frequently interrupted. My iPhone 5 is set to backup to iCloud. I am connected to a local ...
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My apple account and gmail account are messing up my email

I have a registered apple account ending in @me.com and a gmail account as well. This is causing extremely frustrating email problems as I am not able to view any emails sent to my @me account on my ...
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Restoring a new iPhone via iCloud post-setup?

I am trying to restore my new iPhone with the data from my old iPhone via iCloud. I have tried to follow this tutorial, but unfortunately I cannot connect to wifi during the setup process (my wifi ...
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How to change a users name on a Shared Photostream?

Shared Photostreams are a fantastic way to keep in touch with family and relatives. Comments on Shared Photostreams make them even better as this allows discussion about the action in the picture. ...
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iCloud showing different sets of files to OS X users using same iCloud login

I have two accounts on my MAcbook Pro. One for work and one for home. I recently wanted to share a Keynote presentation between both accounts and the iPad. I logged both accounts into iCloud using the ...