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Stolen Iphone, Does find my iphone stay after icloud change

My phone has recently been stolen, i have been trying to locate it. i have set up the find my iphone app, and i have changed all my icloud and gmail passwords. what i want to know, is that if the ...
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iPhone syncs calendar to Mac but not the other way around. How can I sync both ways?

If I add an event in my calendar in my iPhone, it syncs through iCloud to my Mac in matter of seconds. However, if I add an event on my Mac, it does NOT sync back to my iPhone. Why not and how can ...
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icloud unlock with new apple id's password

I have a iPhone 5s which is icloud locked... I know the Apple ID's email... But I don't know the Apple ID's password. I can access to the email which is the Apple ID's email... I want to reset the ...
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Does registered icloud account PREDOMINATE over accounts that have device listed?

To a 2011 MacBook Air that I purchased off of ebay I have performed the following actions to prevent issues relating to the seller locking/tracking me in the future through icloud: Deleted all ...
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How do I change iCloud settings without deleting files on my laptop?

I just got a message that my iCloud storage is almost full. I went to my iCloud account and saw that it is uploading documents and data from Numbers and Pages, some of which is private information ...
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Why isn't my music syncing from itunes to my ipod?

I recently got a replacement Ipod touch 5. I restored it and got all of my songs off of icloud. However. Songs I didn't purchase (such as being downloaded from CDs) are in my itunes library on my ...
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“iCloud Keychain Was Reset” after every reboot

Everytime I reboot my mac (10.9.5), I get a notice that "iCloud Keychain Was Reset". I can set it up again without problems, but I shouldn't have to keep setting it up. What's going on?
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Find device information when Activation Lock is activated

Is there a way to find the time and date of when Activation Lock was activated on an iPad? Also, can I find the IMEI and serial of the iPad? My iPad has few iCloud IDs and I know just 1 ID. What can I ...
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Old Photos synced to icloud

I am trying to clean up my Iphone 4S and moving photos to icloud. I tried to create a photo stream but I do not have the option on this phone. any suggestions?
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Location/Existence of iTunes plist files for iDevice apps

I've encountered an issue for an iOS device restore, where the iTunes account has changed and it has prompted for passwords of the old account during the restore. I've been told by Apple support ...
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How to download all photos and videos stored in iCloud?

I'm a mac user. Latest yosemite and itunes installed on my mac. Want to download all data from iCloud photo library and to disable auto upload future. Is there any way to download all photos and ...
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iCloud password reset problems

I recently upgraded my iPhone to iOS 8 and ever since I've been having trouble with login. My apple ID is a @mac.com address, which is a very old and no longer functions. I got locked out of my ...
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How do I transfer pictures from iPhoto to iCloud Drive?

I have 17000 pictures in my iPhoto library. How do I transfer them to iCloud Drive?
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iOS Developer Account - 50GB iCloud space still available. Will it go away?

I have an iOS developer account for which 50GB of space on iCloud Drive (or whatever the overall service is called these days) was allocated, when I installed iOS 8.0 beta on one of my devices (an ...
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How to remove 'phantom' iCloud account from Apple Mail

I am trying to remove a duplicate copy of my iCloud account from Apple Mail that seems to have managed to get stuck there. I cannot remove it from the Internet Accounts or iCloud panels as it does ...
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My son's user account and my user account on my iMac are linked/synced through iCloud. How do I unlink them?

So, on my home iMac - I have separate user accounts for me, my wife, and my two kids (ages 5 & 7). This has worked great - my young children only have access to age-appropriate sites, and ...
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Does the iPhone ask for iCloud password after updating to iOS 8.1?

I forgot the password of my iCloud account. I'm using iPhone 4S I am afraid that if I updated to the new iOS, the phone will be locked and I wouldn't be able to use it. P.S. I have tried iForgot to ...
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iCloud features requiring use of @icloud.com account versus actual account name

My wife and I use several features of iCloud, like calendars, reminders, and more. We are also using the new Family Sharing features of iOS 8, but this issue existed before then, and still happens ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing to iCloud

I have a new iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1, and new contacts created on the phone are not being synced to iCloud. In my contacts / groups section, only iCloud is listed. I've tried pulling down to ...
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Find My Mac and Internet Recovery

So after a long unsuccessful day trying to find OS X Lion 10.7 build 11a2063 (let me know if you have the dmg!) with the intent of reinstalling OS X on my MacBook Air, currently without an Operating ...
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Importing a shared photo stream into iPhoto creates duplicate photos

I have a shared photo stream in iCloud with a couple thousand pictures. (This is not My Photo Stream, but a stream I created separately.) About half the pictures were shared by me and the other half ...
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How do I open .icloud files?

I'm saving data to iCloud in my app using iCloud Documents capability, however I'm not using the Documents folder, instead I'm hiding my files in another folder i.e. User'siCloudContainer/MyFolder. ...
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iCloud doesn't allow me to backup

So I want to backup my Ipod Touch 5 because I'm gonna have to exchange it for a new one and I have tons of photos and notes I would like to back up. I tried backing it up to itunes but its taking a ...
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Will Photo Stream go away when iCloud Photos leaves beta?

iOS 8.1 is out and there is a public beta for iCloud Photos. There are many differences between the new iCloud Photo service and the old Photo Stream, but for the scope of this question I am only ...
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What happens when a phone runs out of storage and pictures are taken?

I am unsure of which iphone I need-64gb or 128gb. I mainly need storage space for photos and videos and I dont think 64gb would be enough. Someone has said that due to iCloud drive a 64gb would ...
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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6

From time-to-time I want to transfer only one or a very few photos FROM my PC (Windows 7) to my iPhone (currently an iPhone 6). I can find plenty of advice on how to transfer from the iPhone to the ...
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Cloudd quit unexpectedly

Ever since I upgraded to Yosemite, I have been experiencing cloudd quit unexpectedly bug reports popping up at front very very often. The issue is : Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: ...
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Can I restore a backup and then begin backing up to a new name?

I'm getting an ipad mini and I already have an ipad. I'd like to restore from icloud onto the mini so I can get my apps and savegames, but after that I'd like to diverge the backups so I can configure ...
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Is it possible to rename “iCloud Drive”?

I do not like folder names with a space in them... Can I rename iCloud Drive to another name, say, iDrive?
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How do I delete songs in iTunes that have an exclamation mark?

I have a bunch of files that I moved or deleted in Finder, and now iTunes shows exclamation marks. I would like to delete these from iTunes and from iTunes Match / iCloud. How do I do that, using free ...
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Does iCloud Drive automatically download all files?

I am using OS X 10.10 with iCloud Drive. I am thinking of upgrading to a bigger storage plan (at the moment: 5GB). I am running this Version on a MacBook Air with 128GB. If I buy the 500GB ...
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Safari iCloud History Sync not working

I've read on forums, people annoyed by the sync of Safari History between iPhone, Mac, etc On my Mac (clean install) of Yosemite and iPhone 6 (clean install) iOS 8.1, it seems Safari doesn't sync the ...
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Where are my old (previous) iCloud files after upgrading to OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

I previously had about 200 .txt files saved in iCloud via TextEdit. After installing the Yosemite (10.10), there is now a folder hierarchy in iCloud, and all my previous files seem to have ...
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iCloud Photo Library

I have 17000 photos in iPhoto. Can I shift my entire library to iCloud Drive or anywhere else ? Why is Apple making this iCloud business so complicated ? Why is the functionality not like Google Drive ...
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Sync Contacts between iPhones with different Apple IDs

Until recently my wife and I shared one Apple ID to allow us to have synced calendars and contacts. The only thing she used her ID for was the Messages app. When I learned that I could set her phone ...
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Empty iCloud Drive folder in Yosemite?

In OS X Yosemite, my "iCloud Drive" folder is always empty. My Macbook is running Yosemite, and my iPhone and iPad are running iOS8. I have gone through the iCloud Drive migration process and it does ...
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What will happen to my iPod Touch (4th Gen, iOS 6.1.6) if I upgrade to iCloud Drive?

I currently have 3 Apple devices tied to my iCloud account: Macbook Air (2012) - just upgraded to Yosemite today iPad with Retina Display (4th edition) - iOS 8.0.2 iPod Touch (4th Gen) - iOS 6.1.6 ...
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Move Contacts Between Groups

I've seen a few similar posts, but I can't find an answer to this anywhere. I just moved from Android to an iPhone 6. My contacts are scattered between two Gmail accounts and one Outlook account. ...
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iCloud drive conversion taking forever

After solving unrelated problems, my 10.10 machine finally logged into iCloud properly. Most everything connected immediately, except iCloud Drive. For this I had to click the button to upgrade, which ...
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iCloud PreferencesPane crashes after upgrade to Yosemite

I just upgraded to Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10. During the final step of the install, my network connection dropped while trying to set up the iCloud settings. As it says that I can skip this step and ...
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How Do I Know If A File Has Been Successfully Synced To iCloud Drive?

I am trying out iCloud Drive as a potential replacement for Dropbox. One of the nice things about Dropbox is that it produces little green checkmarks on file and folder icons to let the user know that ...
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Can iCloud drive be used for sharing documents produced by third-party apps?

I have upgraded to Yosemite and iOS8.02 on all my devices, including a MacBook Pro, an iPad2, an iPad Mini, and an iPhone 5c. I understand that one can use iCloud Drive to share documents produced by ...
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What should I do about iCloud if I have a Mac with OS X 10.10 Yosemite and an iPhone 4 with iOS 7?

I have an iPhone 4, and that's not likely to change any time soon (unless I break it). Being a 4, it can only use iOS 7; I can't install iOS 8 on it. On my Mac, I've installed OS X 10.10 Yosemite. ...
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Can I share iCloud Drive folder with other iCloud user?

I would like to share a folder like Dropbox does, but under Share I can not find such an option.
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Sync Internet Accounts between OS X and iOS via iCloud

I have setup iCloud and Keychain on both OS X and iOS, but my Internet Accounts do not seem to be synced (iOS Mail doesn't show all my inboxes). Is there a way to fix this? Thanks.
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Force iCloud Drive to sync under Yosemite

There are many questions of forcing iCloud to sync, but they are all one or two years old. I changed the file structure at my Mac, but the iOS App (Pages) doesn't seem to take the new update. When ...
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iCloud Photo Library on Macbook Pro, where?

I have iCloud Photo Library enabled on both iPhone 5S (IOS 8.02) and Macbook Pro (Yosemite) iPhone settings for iCloud (Photo Library) reports that I have 3 photos in iCloud (gallery only shows 1 ...
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Same machine registered multiple times with iCloud and iMessage, need to remove extras

I have and iMac and a MacBook Air. Somehow, they are registered multiple times in iCloud and I can't find the way to remove them. Apple support says they can't do it on their end! This came up during ...
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Does opening iCloud Drive document with iBook creates a duplicate data on iPhone?

I have uploaded a PDF document to iCloud Drive to be able to read in on my iPhone. To open it I have chosen iBook. Does opening it duplicates the data on to my phone? So after I finished should I ...
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Yosemite Beta - is there a way to see overall status of iCloud Drive? [closed]

I have moved a large folder with many subfolders to my iCloud drive. If I dig around I can catch a status bar next to a file name (same as during a download), but it seems to be taking a lot longer to ...