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iPad Contacts app incorrectly formats telephone numbers

Some time ago my iPad Contacts app has begun an odd behaviour of incorrectly formatting American telephone numbers. Instead of displaying "(415)-123-1234", for example, it displays "41 5123 1234". ...
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How can I move an email without deleting it from iCloud server?

I have local rules on my Mac to move emails from certain people into their own local folders, and sound a unique alert. The problem is that it appears that moving it causes it to be deleted from ...
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Completely synchronise multiple Macs

I actually have a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard (I plan on upgrading to Lion). I may have to buy an Mac mini in order to have a full dual screen (external identical screens) layout (see my previous ...
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iPad 2 not updating to iOS 5.1

Please don't scold me because I know I broke the cardinal rule of updating...never shut down in the middle of an update. I was updating to iOS 5.1 over the air on my iPad and after the update ...
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Discrepancy in iCloud backup sizes

After recently deciding to try out iCloud backups on my iPhone 4S and iPad 2 (both on iOS 5.0.1), I ran into a problem that's making it difficult to trust these backups. The "Latest Backup" for each ...
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Why is iCloud not syncing my calendars on my iOS devices?

When I create or update a calendar event on one device, it is not being propagated to my other devices via iCloud despite having iCloud enabled for calendars on all my devices and the Apple ID being ...
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Duplicates in contacts in iphone

I am using icloud, but always sync my contacts using itunes. Still have a lot of duplicates. How do I get rid of the duplicates
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Can I use a different email/calendar/address book provider for Mac OS X and iOS?

I am afraid that the switch to iCloud will make life very complicated, particularly for Snow Leopard users like myself. I am also afraid that Apple will make life generally more complicated. So I am ...
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Very strange me.com/iCloud email behavior

I have a gmail address, say, x@gmail.com and a me.com address, say y@me.com. If I use the web based iCloud email client for my me.com account, and I send an email to the following 3 versions of the ...
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iCloud backup from old 4S to new 4S?

I just got a replacement for my 4S. Before, I did an iCloud backup and thought I could just restore from that. But with the new phone, it says there's no backup to restore from available. Any ideas?
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Can I backup a device to a Mac iTunes and iCloud

I want to back up my iPad and iPhone to iTunes on my Mac. I also want them to back up to iCloud in case anything goes wrong with the Mac. Is this possible and how?
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How to send a Apple iCal invitation from special eMail adress when I use iCloud

I use MacOS X 10.7.3. I try to send a event invitation to colleagues. I have added iCloud to my iCal to sync my calendar with. When I try to send a invitation and choose the "business" calendar and ...
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iCal can't add event invitations to iCloud calendars

When someone sends me an iCal event invitation over email, I can't seem to properly add it to a calendar I'm storing on iCloud and accessing via CalDAV. After accepting the invite, I get the error ...
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How do I copy a calendar from one iCloud account to another?

I had to stop using my original iCloud account (because of an uncorrectable configuration mistake I made) and create a new one. I'd like to move the contents of the Calendar to the new account. I ...
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How to setup mail when using iCloud plus 2 external mail accounts

I believe that as a user of 2 iMacs , 1 iphones and one iPad the best is to use my xx@me.com account on iCloud as main account and alias my other external accounts to xx@me.com The 2 external ...
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Restoring Lion/iCloud iCal from Time Machine

Well I managed to delete my calendar, which was being synched via iCloud with my Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Can I repopulate my iCal calendar from a Time Machine backup? ~/Library/ contains a folder ...
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iCloud storage is almost full

I have an iPhone 4 and an iPad 2. I've only had the iPad for three weeks, and iCloud is almost full. How can I free up space? I prefer not to buy more space. It looks like the iPhone is using most ...
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Possible to access/restore past versions of Notes in iCloud?

If I mistakenly delete or otherwise mess up a Note that is stored in iCloud, is there a way to restore a past version of the Note?
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Is there a way to get Smart Playlists to work with iOS and iTunes Match?

I'm an iTunes Match subscriber, and since I signed up, Smart Playlists haven't been working in conjunction with my iPhone. I have several Smart Playlists and each one has a song limit. On my iPhone, ...
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Accessing 3rd party app files in iCloud from Windows

Very closely related to this question: Are files saved to iCloud via 3rd party applications accessible from icloud.com web interface through browser? Is there any way to access files stored by 3rd ...
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Sending email from iCloud with a different Reply-to field

I want to use iCloud's email service (me.com) as the ultimate destination for my incoming mail, as well as the repository of all my Sent mail. And when people reply to my email, I want it to be sent ...
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Grayed-out tracks in iTunes library

In my iTunes library there are many tracks that have the cloud with embedded arrow (indicating that I need to download them from the cloud), but which are grayed-out, so that I can't download them, ...
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Is it possible to have 2 iCloud email accounts in IOS 5?

Under a Mobile Me Family Pack, I set up a secondary email account for myself, giving me two "username@me.com" addresses. When I transitioned to iCloud, I used my primary Mobile Me account, which I set ...
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Is there a searchable list of applications that support OS X's resume/autosave/iCloud features?

I just upgraded to Lion and I'd like to know what applications support OS X's resume/autosave/iCloud features. Is there a searchable list of applications that support these features? Update: This ...
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Restoring track information for iTunes Match files

I made the mistake of editing a bunch of songs at once. Now, the changes have propagated to all of my iTunes Match registered devices. I tried Advanced > Get Track Names, but I get the following ...
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Accessing iCloud “Mobile Documents” on latest Lion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I sync iCloud iWork documents with Lion? It used to be (for example, as documented here: How do I sync iCloud iWork documents with Lion?) that you could access ...
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the iCloud IMAP server “p01-imap.mail.me.com” rejected the password for user xxxxxx

I reset my Apple ID (@me.com - Only have ONE account) as Apple asked me to update my information with a more strong password. I can login just fine into iCloud mail from the web and check, see my ...
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Calendars and Contacts Sync after iCloud transition

I have a mobile.me account that handles the synching of my personal data (mail, icals and contacts) on my 4 devices (iPod, iPad, MacBook and iMac). when I read the docs about iCloud, it seems that ...
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Do I need Lion on a MacBook to use iCloud?

As a new user, I'm trying to wrap my brain around iCloud for backup and am wondering if the following things are all true: Can I use iCloud to back up all the files on my MacBook? To use iCloud, do ...
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myCloud: Is self-hosting iCloud possible?

It seems that Apple is pushing cloud integration all the way now, but also that they have no interest in providing the ability to choose between their own server-side offering (iCloud) and what other ...
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How can I access my Time Capsule remotely with iCloud?

Before, with MobileMe, I was able to backup and access my Time Capsule anywhere in the world because I had my MobileMe login stored in my Time Capsule, and my MobileMe entered into my mac. So when I ...
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How can I transfer photos from the Camera Roll to Photo Stream?

Not all of my photos go to Photo Stream, some still go to my Camera Roll. I'm trying to get them on my Photo Stream so they will be on iCloud. With 30 photos on my camera, 10 in stream, I took 6 ...
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iPhone iCloud contacts and over the air sync

As I understand, the "over the air sync" is different from iCloud sync (for the contacts). Is it the case? Is the over the air sync just a sync with my Mac itself? So it is just an cordless version ...
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Unable to link Apple ID with User Account in Lion 10.7.3

I'm desperately trying to link my user account with my Apple ID. After entering my ID and password a yellow warning sign appears in System Preferences beside the Set Apple ID button and the console ...
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Contacts in a calendar appointment

I've noticed that I can add contacts to a calendar appointment. What is this useful for? Will they be notified of the appointment? What can they do with the appointment? What is the whole purpose? I ...
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Why does Reminders seem to be syncing with the network, even though I have reminders turned off in iCloud settings?

I started using Reminders.app as soon as I got iOS 5.0, and for me it mostly works very well. As soon as I got an iCloud account, of course I turned reminder syncing on there as well. However I soon ...
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How can I tell if my iPad is syncing to my PC or iCloud?

My iPad "synced" to iTunes once so I could set some settings. My iPad (iPad 2 iOS 5.0.1) is set to sync to iCloud. However when I set off a backup, iTunes opens on my PC and it seems that iTunes is ...
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iCloud Backup: “The last backup could not be completed”

I don't exactly remember when this started but my iPad running iOS 5 started not doing backups to iCloud. When I press the "Back Up Now" button it starts working for a few seconds but then stops and ...
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How do I sync contents of my iPhone App with iPad using iCloud?

I have iPad and iPod, both on iOS 5 with iCloud enabled. I have an app which I have installed on both these devices. With this app, I create some files, which I can see in Documents folder of iTunes. ...
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How can I stop my iPhone displaying “iCloud Backup requires that you verify your password” repeatedly?

Due to what turned out to be a (I assume unrelated) sim card problem, I recently wiped my iPhone 4, and then reinstalled from a backup. Since then, multiple times per day, my iPhone displays a ...
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Do PDF documents in iBooks get backed up to iCloud?

Do PDF documents in iBooks get backed up to iCloud? It is very strange that there is no answer to this on official Apple forums. Searching for this online often brings up Wifi iTunes sync or using ...
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Why is “recently added” playlist under iCloud control empty on iPhone?

The playlist "recently added" is a smart playlist (created by iTunes) and lists quite some songs in iTunes on the Mac. The library is kept in the iCloud by iTunes match, so the songs and the playlists ...
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What's the best way to transfer ALAC files between computers when subscribed to iTunes Match?

I've pretty much uploaded everything to iTunes Match now, but my collection is across two computers and so it has merged everything together... Which is fine. However, I was planning on moving some of ...
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Is iCloud Document Sync “delta sync” or “full file sync”?

I don't mean iWork docs but for example personal docs in GoodReader iCloud folder and perhaps Mac OS ~/Library/Mobile Documents. Is there any official documentation about it?
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iCloud storage in Finder

What's the way to use the free iCloud 5GB storage space? I want to store misc files in there, and access them freely from the Finder/put links to them on my desktop, etc - how do I do it? Couldn't ...
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Subscribe to an Lion/iCal/iCloud calendar from a Google calendar

Trying to subscribe to a shared iCal/iCloud calendar from a colleagues Google Calendar. Is this possible? It was easy under MobileMe but I can't seem to get it working under iCloud.
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iMessage with iCloud mail aliases?

Is it possible to use an iCloud email alias as the Caller ID for iMessage? When I try to enter an alias on "Receive At > Add Another Email..." I always get an error popup titled "iMessage Activation" ...
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Why does Aperture keep forgetting my preference to enable Photo Stream?

I enabled Photo Stream as soon as the feature was available in Aperture 3.2.2, yet sometimes I have to remind the app that I want Photo Stream enabled. I confirm that I want to enable Photo Stream ...
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Can iCloud stream my library on a 8GB iPod Touch?

I'm considering getting an iPod Touch for my car exclusively. Will iCloud allow the 8 GB version to play my entire library?
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Why won't iCloud let me download Pages documents uploaded from a computer?

It often happens that I create a Pages document on my home laptop, upload it to iCloud, then want to download it from iCloud at school. For some reason, iCloud doesn't support this—I need to, at some ...