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

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Once backed up iPhone to iCloud, can I delete an app and redownload it with same data?

Let's say I'm sick of Angry Birds, I delete it from my phone. I back up my phone daily to iCloud. In a few months when I want to play it again, will all my data be there (or is it different ...
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Can the iCloud share app-specific data across devices?

Like many people who own both an iPhone and iPad, I like to play games on them -- preferably on the pad when I have it at hand, but on my phone when not. One thing that always irked me was that, for ...
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Syncing iPhone 3G with iCloud

Was wondering whether it's possible to sync non-iOS5 devices (in this case iPhone 3G) with iCloud? In particular I'd be interested in syncing contacts. I know syncing iCloud e-mail won't be much of a ...
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Some items missing from my iTunes Purchase History

I purchased some audio books and movies on the iTunes store before (2-3 years ago). But when I use the new iPhone 4S to look at my account, the "Purchased" show 1 audio book but doesn't show the ...
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How do I remove the sync status icon from the menu bar after migrating to iCloud?

How do I remove the sync status icon from the menu bar after migrating to iCloud? Prior to iCloud the Sync pane of MobileMe preferences had a simple setting for this, but after migration it is ...
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Will iCloud backups of iOS devices restore the iOS Keychain?

Prior to iCloud, it was necessary to explicitly encrypt iOS device backups in order to include passwords stored in the iOS Keychain. Indeed, this was an important and recommended use of encryption, ...
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iCloud share group of calendars?

I've been using icalx.com to sync all my many calendars as a single group. When I turned on iCloud, all my calendar group structure completely disappeared and I see no way to re-add it. Is there any ...
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What is SafariDAVClient doing hogging up memory?

I felt that my computer was slow today so I checked Activity Monitor. What I found was a process called SafariDAVClient hogging up 3.32GB of memory. I am not even running Safari. Has anyone seen this ...
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Migrating to iCloud when I sync with an Exchange account in Outlook

What happens to Microsoft Exchange accounts accessed in Outlook on a Windows machine when one migrates to iCloud? Will I lose that anything when I go to iCloud?
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How do I restore my iPhone from an iCloud backup?

I just installed iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 several days ago, and I backed it up to iCloud. After performing a sync with my PC, it deleted a bunch of apps. I'd like to restore these from the iCloud backup. ...
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How often does iCloud sync bookmarks, between iPhone 4 and iPad 2

I've just updated an iPhone 4 and an iPad 2 to iOS 5, and turned on iCloud, with syncing of Bookmarks enabled on both. And they are tied to the same Apple ID too. For both devices, iTunes says "Your ...
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Associating Contacts to Companies within Address Book

I've started using iCloud to manage my contacts. One thing I really like is the ability to have custom defined fields, and have them voice activated from my iPhone. One problem however is this small ...
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Why does iCloud have a different timezone for my calendar events than my devices do?

I set an appointment on iCal from 19:30 to 22:00. In the iCloud calendar it shows as 18:30 to 21:00. In iCal on Macbook Pro, on iPhone 4S and iPad 2 it shows the correct time i.e. 19:30 to 22:00! I ...
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iCloud and Document & Data Syncing

Does anyone know if iCloud backs up ALL of your files (including files outside of the Documents folder AND even the stuff outside of your user directory /Users/USERNAME) or only the ones inside of the ...
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Using iCloud on Leopard with iPhone 4

I am on Leopard 10.5.8 (my MacBook is too old to upgrade to Snow Leopard) on itunes 10.5, and on iPhone 4 (iOS 5.0). I have a MobileMe account. My iPhone shows iCloud is available in the settings ...
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Does iCloud support upload download resume? [closed]

Is the iCloud intellegient enough to support upload or download Resume? I mean if there is a huge upload and i could not be connected online for the complete duration at one go. Will iCloud support ...
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Restore address book

I am running 10.7.2 and had my Address Book synced to the iCloud. I inadvertently deleted all of my contacts from my iPhone (synced with iCloud) and now my address book is empty. I've attempted to ...
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How can I force Lion to use iCloud?

Here's my situation: I have the new iPhone 4S which is using iCloud beautifully. However, my MacBook is still using MobileMe. When I go into System Prefs > iCloud, it has a big button that says "Click ...
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After deleting an app, can you (much) later reinstall it and restore its data from iCloud?

I have several games that, combined, use up a pretty good chunk of my iPhone's flash. I haven't played some of them for a while, and would like to remove them. However, at least before iCloud, ...
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iOS 5 OTA sync went over 3G instead of wifi

I upgraded my iPhone 4 to iO 5 last night, setup iCloud and went to sleep. In the morning, I noticed that my fully charged phone had completely discharged and my Mac iTunes was showing a notice that ...
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iCloud Restore — WiFi only?

If I enable the iCloud Backup feature, can I later restore from an iCloud backup, but while tethered to iTunes? So if my phone ever dies, is the only way to restore from iCloud to do it over WiFi, ...
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Difference between iCloud and MobileMe

I never used MobileMe and am struggling with getting iCloud to work properly for me, but I'm wondering... Now with the iCloud launched what's the difference between iCloud & MobileMe. They both ...
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Is it possible to sync two iPhones with different service providers via iCloud?

I have a personal AT&T iPhone and my company gave me a Verizon iPhone. Both are running IOS 5. How can I get all of my contacts from my AT&T phone to my Verizon iPhone since I am required to ...
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Contacts keep disappearing from iPhone 4 when iCloud is turned on

I updated my iPhone 4 to iOS5 yesterday morning, and noticed after the install was complete that the contacts seem to have disappeared completely from my phone after setting the Preference for them to ...
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Photo Streams from two or more iCloud accounts into same iPhoto library?

I'd like to connect iPhoto on my MBP to my photo stream and my wife's photo stream. We each have our own Apple ID and iCloud account. Can iPhoto connect to multiple iCloud photo streams? Thanks.
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How do I set up iCloud for a family?

What is the right way to set up iCloud for a family? Assume that I want to share iTunes store account, have separate mail, contacts, bookmarks and notes, but have the possibility of sharing calendars ...
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alias youremail@me.com(icloud) from a custom domain (like Google Apps fyd)

Similar to how Google Apps for you Domain works with your own domain (by using the mx record settings). How would I setup icloud email to achieve this? Custom domain is not suppored out of the box ...
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Why don’t events created in iCal show up in my iCloud calendar?

Yesterday I installed Mac OS X 10.7.2, iOS5, and set up my iCloud.com account. I entered my iCloud details in System Preferences in Mac OS X, and in Settings on iOS. In both places, I set calendar ...
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Why doesn't my new @me.com email address work?

The Problem: I've just updated to OSX 10.7.2, with iCloud support. Everything works fine. Except... when I try to enable 'mail and notes' under iCloud settings, it just gets stuck displaying ...
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How can I use iCloud to sync my contacts, while also syncing my contacts with Google?

If you have Google contact syncing enabled in 10.7.1 or earlier, then upgrade to 10.7.2 and try to enable iCloud contact syncing, you will see the following dialog: Is it possible to have both ...
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How to stop syncing apps with iTunes without wiping them from my iPhone?

Is there a way I can stop syncing apps with iTunes without first obliterating the apps from the iPhone and re-downloading them? Now that iOS 5 and iCloud are released, I want to stop storing all my ...
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Is the iCloud service upload only?

Does the iCloud service upload and download data or does it only upload and if so how fast will it be using a 3MB/s line? Does it upload everything from my iPad or only the installed application ...
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Sharing files with others using iCloud?

From what I know, iCloud is like a personal storage and you uses your own Apple ID for it. Is it possible for users to store for example an image and be shared with other users? Which means something ...
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Why does iTunes only recognize some songs from a purchased album as being purchased? [closed]

Now that iTunes in the Cloud is available, my iPhone (iOS 5.0) and my MacBook Air (10.7.1 / iTunes 10.5) will show me lists of all the songs I've ever purchased through iTunes. It almost works great: ...
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Two iPhones, one household: Installing iOS 5 without obliterating data

I know these three couples. All six people have iPhones, and they have all recently asked me about syncing. I told them to wait until iCloud came out so I could give them a more informed answer. I ...
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iCloud, created @me.com email with wrong Apple ID, how to claim it with correct Apple ID?

I logged into iCloud with an old Apple ID (abc@mac.com) because I was hoping I could use that old email address with iCloud. However, it told me I had to create a new @me.com email address in the ...
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my Apple ID is …@mac.com — can I use it with iCloud?

When .Mac first came out I signed up for trial and got "myname"@mac.com I never did subscribe to .Mac or MobileMe, but it appears I still "own" that email address because I just logged into iCloud ...
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How to remotely view photos uploaded to iCloud?

Is it possible to view the photos we upload to iCloud from icloud.com or somewhere else? Are the photos available anywhere?
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What would be the best way to use iCloud to upload photos to Facebook/Google+?

I'd like to use iCloud in a manner similar to what Android users get with Google+. I'd like to take a picture with my iPhone, and have it automatically uploaded to (and thus permanently stored on) ...
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Update Apple ID to iCloud @me address

I previously had an Apple ID account, and I logged in using my gmail address. Now I have a @me.com address and I'd like to use that to log in. How can I change the address I log into my Apple ID ...
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Changing iCloud id to email: The requested application was not found on this server

I am trying out iCloud right now but it keeps telling me: An Apple ID that is an email address is required to use iCloud. I am using a non email username(that I use for itunes and the app store) so ...
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What is the workflow between iWork apps with iCloud?

I have Numbers and Pages for iOS and the Mac. With iOS 5, I can create documents and spreadsheets in iCloud. How can I access those same iCloud documents in the Mac versions? Even better yet, if I ...
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How do I delete specific photos from my photo-stream on the Mac or iPhone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you erase pictures from the Photo Stream album on an iPhone running iOS 5? After enabling the new photo-stream feature on my mac and iphone, I found that there ...
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How to share entire address book?

Only after setting up my girlfriend's and my own Lion user account to sync with iCloud did I discover that the address book still doesn't lend itself to sharing in the way that calendar does :-( We ...
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Merge e-mail addresses on iCloud

I have made a mistake. I'm a developer and while testing iCloud I made an @me.com (let's call it dummy@me.com) account. Now I am setting up iCloud on all my devies and would like to use my original ...
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“This Apple ID is valid but is not an iCloud account”

Trying to sign into iCloud on my Macbook and I get this error message. I've also had some trouble signing into the same account with iCloud on iPad and iPhone, but the messages there are even more ...
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iCloud calendar not sending invites

As in the title. iCloud calendar is not sending invites to people being invited. No matter whether I try via icloud.com or iCal.app synced with iCloud - it just doesn't. No events no updates. Tested ...
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Replacing sync services Apple is dropping in iCloud

I have a two Macs at home and one at work that I have kept nicely synced with a combination of MobileMe and Jungle Disk. Apple's replacement for MobileMe, iCloud, looks interesting, but I am not going ...
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How to use SMTP and IMAP with iCloud email?

I've never used @me.com or @mac.com emails before. Neither did I use MobileMe. So when the iCloud came out last night I created @me.com email account this morning. Registration on its own went just ...
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Will iCloud sync interfere with Gmail Contacts/Calendars sync?

I'm looking to setup with iCloud, and I'm concerned with their desire to sync my contacts, calendars, and bookmarks. While I'm fine with the bookmarks, I am legitimately concerned about contacts and ...