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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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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 ...
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On reboot system asking for keychain password for local items

I reinstalled OS X Yosemite, I am now using a new admin password (I also changed my iCloud account password.) Upon setting up iCloud, it reused the iCloud data. Everything is running fine BUT on each ...
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why isn't my iPad backing up to iCloud?

When I plug in the iPad 2 to my Macbook Air, I see that the last iCloud backup was several weeks ago. I manually click to backup to iCloud, but the date stays the same. iCloud.com says I have 5 GB of ...
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Can't turn off Find my Iphone with old apple id password in order to delete account from my iphone

Iphone 4 - I'm trying to change the apple ID on my iphone to match my icloud (already changed apple id here) but it keeps asking me for the password linked to the old ID to turn off find my iphone, in ...
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iCloud Drive - why are some things hidden and others not?

I noticed some apps that sync data using iCloud have visible folders in the iCloud Drive on my Mac, yet others are hidden. Why is this?
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Why does iTunes send more data than it receives when downloading songs from iCloud?

Here are some screen caps from Activity Monitor and Little Snitch while downloading songs that I purchased on iTunes from the cloud. This one shows kernel task running at root priv that has sent ...
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iPhone broken falling from car

I left my phone on the roof of my car today and drove off and the result was that I reversed over it and smashed the screen. I am insured so that is OK. The only problem I have is I haven't backed it ...
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How to remove iCloud account from used iPhone? [duplicate]

I bought an iPhone 4s used and the previous owner did not clear their iCloud account. I need to reset phone, but can't turn off "Find my Phone" because of iCloud password! How can delete iCloud ...
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the max number of icloud accounts you can set up on iphone 5

I recently had my iPhone stolen, it was recovered but both of my apple ids were altered and I can not use them. the person who stole the phone must have set up one or more accounts because when ...
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OS X Yosemite shares browser tabs between two different Macs, although iCloud-Safari is turned off

Yesterday I got crazy with a very special behavior of two of our iMacs (running with the latest Yosemite). If you open a browser Tab in Safari or Chrome on the first iMac, it automatically opens in ...
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My iPad is asking me to sign into iCloud every few seconds. Why?

Every few seconds my iPad is asking me to sign into my iCloud - I do and it asks me a few seconds later. I hit cancel, and it asks me a few seconds later.
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Can iCloud Lock on Macs circumvented by reinstalling from an USB stick?

I have a questions regarding the iCloud Lock for Macs. Someone stoled my Mac but I activated the iCloud Remote Lock, the Mac never came online so is it possible that a theft could restore the Mac ...
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Find My iPhone on iCloud.com not opening

Whenever I open Find My iPhone in iCloud on my Mac, it says: "Cannot load Find My iPhone". Other functionalities work without any issues. I tried all the browsers without any success. However, ...
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New iCloud email added to iPhone5 without changing Apple ID,in order to automatically copy all iMessages that uses that new iCloud email to said email

If we create another icloud e-mail can we: 1) Add it to our phone to send and receive emails without affecting the Apple ID being used on the iPhone 5? 2) Use that "New iCloud email" to iMessage ...
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Live Photo Stream / Photowall

For an event I need pictures displayed on a screen right after they are taken on an iPhone. I tried doing this with an Apple TV and the photostream view, but the photos take some time to show. Is ...
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Can I transfer content from an existing iPhone to a new iPhone which is using a new (different) Apple ID?

I am trying to cut myself off from the family shared AppleID. I've just bought myself a new Macbook and have set up a new Apple ID. I have also just got a iPhone 5 to replace my dying 4. My question ...
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Only sync photos to icloud when plugged in?

I noticed that on icloud.com, when i add a reminder, it automatically gets sync on my phone when i turn on my wifi. Which is great and i really love that feature. But that got me thinking, are my ...
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How do I get an old iOS 4.1 iPhone 3GS to sync with my iCloud contacts on my OS X 10.7.5 Mac?

I have an iPhone 3GS that is unlocked and jailbroken. It is running iOS 4.1. I cannot update because that will undo the unlock mechanism. I was originally on an iPhone 4S. It got bricked somehow, so ...
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Does iTunes Mac version 12.1.0.50 know about iCloud Photos?

My iPad Mini reports in General | Usage that it is using 440 MB for photos and camera. iTunes Mac version 12.1.0.50 reports my iPad Mini is using 13.05 GB for photos, and that the device is Over ...
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Why mouse zoom in,out not working on icloud.com find my iphon?

I am using Linux Ubuntu. When trying to use www.icloud.com/#find any mouse movements like zoom or scroll not working. Any solutions?