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

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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?
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icloud said it will not let me in for security purposes

icloud said it will not let me in for security purposes. Suggested change of password. Told me my birthday was wrong. Then said it sent me email to change password and no show. This is ongoing.
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Is it possible to throttle the iCloud photostream sync in OS X?

I have a large iCloud photo library. Once in a blue moon my iMac running Yosemite decides to forget all about the synced libraries, and I have to re-enable the iCloud streams. However, my little DSL ...
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Could I have any problems after activating a mac in this situation?

I would like to buy a macbook air from a market place similar to Ebay. The macbook is intact, never been unboxed/serial was never activated but the seller can't provide any proof of purchase so I ...
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Changed my Apple ID and now can't download old apps [duplicate]

I changed my apple id some time ago and I am wanting to download an app I used to have on my phone, crunchyroll to be specific. But every time I click the icloud icon to redownload it it shows the ...
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How to sync Keyboard shortcuts between iOS and OS X when iCloud Drive is turned off in the System Preference?

I disabled iCloud Drive because the process called "cloudd" was consuming huge CPU resource in Yosemite. However, I found that all my keyboard shortcuts disappeared after that. Is there any solution ...
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Does iCloud storage includes photos and videos?

Wikipedia says it doesn't. However, iCloud it self say it does Your photos and videos are using 1.1 GB If you want to stop using iCloud Photos Wikipedia said: While Photo Stream uses ...
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Family Sharing working on iOS 8 but not on Yosemite

I have set up a family group and added my husband. From his iPhone running iOS 8 he is able to see and download my purchases, but it is not working from iTunes on Yosemite. There is no trace of my ...
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icloud activity folder shows pictures but then is empty when i open it

I have a friend that seems to have pictures that he should no longer have. I can't tell for sure though what is going on. When I go on his windows 8 PC into documents and then into "icloud photos" ...
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Completely uninstall iOS App and all associated data

Background I am the server side developer working on an API for an IOS app. From time to time as we are in development (when we have big database changes) we reset our server. This process clears all ...
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Can I ask iCloud Keychain not to sync passwords for my internet accounts

I set up my Mac (running OS 10.10.2) to sync with my Gmail and other accounts, and I have iCloud Keychain enabled. I find that the passwords for these accounts are being synced via iCloud: Notice ...
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iPhone photos sent to iCloud not showing up

I have an iPhone 4s with iOS 7.1.2, and I sent some photos I took on the phone to iCloud, via the right-click menu (not sure what that is called). But they do not show up when I log in to iCloud on my ...
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How to calculate the amount of space that iCloud Photo Library would take up?

I recently got the OS X 10.10.3 update, which got me Photos for OS X and the opportunity to use iCloud Photo Library. However, I'm a little worried about maxing out my iCloud storage if I upload every ...
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Stolen iPhone and need to access the cloud?

My husband passed away last year and shortly afterwards his iPhone was stolen. It had all of our texts, pics, voicemails etc, on it. I thought okay no big deal, I have my phone with the same texts ...
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iCloud with Multi-Boot Drive, 10.8/10.9/10.10

I want to set up a multi-boot drive allowing the options of starting up in Mountain Lion, Mavericks or Yosemite. However, given the changes that have taken place in Yosemite with regards to the way ...
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Photo backup and management

I have run out of space on my 16gb iPad . Over 7.2 go are my photos and video. Is it possible to separate my photos and keep most on iCloud or iTunes, accessing only when I wish to review them. How ...
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Why won't Safari save passwords to iCloud

I've been using iCloud passwords for a long time with no issues. This week, suddenly Safari won't remember any new passwords. It still auto-fills previously saved passwords though. In Safari ...
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Require password icloud after login

I don't know why when I log in Mac OS (Yosemite), the system requires me about the password of icloud. I type my password but it's not turned off.
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How to delete photos only from one device?

As I have limited storage on my iPhone, can I delete photos from my iPhone and they will still remain on the iCloud? Or can they be accessed on my iPad which has more storage? I think when I have ...
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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 ...