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

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Deleting Photos from iPhone and iPad

Please excuse my language as I am not technically minded. I have a new iPhone 4s with Version: 9.3.1(13E238)as well as a new Mac and iPad. When I hit on photos icon the heading is "Moments" ...
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Can I turn off the feature that makes Phone calls from my iPod touch go over my phone

I'm trying to test an app I am developing on my iPod touch. The app uses the "tel://" url to try to trigger a phone call. I want it to fail on my development iPod touch. Until I set up iCloud on ...
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Does 'family sharing' require that members use same apple ID for both iTunes and iCloud?

Each member of our family has two unique Apple ID's, one for use with iTunes and another for iCloud (e.g. 4 members, 8 Apple ID's). On the family sharing page it says "Family Sharing requires a ...
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Transfer the Whatsapp Windows Phone Backup file to Iphone

Is there any way to transfer the backup file from windows phone to Iphone 5S. Iphone whatsapp restore the data from icloud so is there any way to replace that file with the Windows phone whatsapp ...
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El Capitan: How do I stop connecting to another machine via my icloud account?

Since upgrading to 10.11, when I browse my network, I am automatically connected to my other machine as my iCloud/Apple account. This prevents me from accessing shares properly through the Bonjour ...
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Upload a custom screensaver to apple tv 4th gen

We've got an apple tv in an office setting, when people first come into the room we'd like to have our logo displayed on the apple tv. Ive created a png image with the logo and a black background. ...
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El Capitan 10.11.5 beta giving us the bird

On a MacBook Air running the latest El Capitan public beta (10.11.5) we're seeing very high CPU utilization (25 to 100+%) by the bird process. We're seeing a number of errors (rather than a ...
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How to access Pages document when I forgot the password for it?

Sometimes I set up a password for my Pages document, and I forget it. Is there a way to access the document without a password or recover password back anyway?
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Are Google services backed up by iCloud?

I saw that on my iPhone under iCloud settings Mail was turned off but under iCloud Drive it's turned on and Google Drive is turned on as well (didn't mess with those settings before). Are my Emails ...
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My iPad mini freezes at iCloud

Something happened and it sign me out of iCloud.When I go into settings to log in, if I tap iCloud or iTunes and AppStore it freezes both sides and When I go into the AppStore I can't go into updates ...
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How come I am missing a couple of months of pictures from my Icloud?

I recently replaced my IPhone 6 with another IPhone 6. My phone was set up to automatically update everything to my Icloud. When I switched to the new phone, I had updated it the night before and ...
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Sync didn't work Iphone 5s

My mother recently had to restore her Iphone 5s, before we did that we checked when was the last time the device backed up to Icloud, that was supposed to be "yesterday" at that time. So we restored ...
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iPhone: Choose which files from iCloud are stored on device

I've got the following problem: I've got 50GB of storage on iCloud, almost 18GB of which are taken up by photos. On the other hand I've only got 16GB of space on my iPhone 5S. I would be happy with ...
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Automatically move read mail messages to a folder

Currently I have a rule for coloring messages that come from a certain news source so I can quickly spot them in my main mailbox. These messages are in my iCloud email so I also get a notification on ...
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iCloud says that backups are using 3 GB of space, but there are no backups

My iCloud account shows that I have ~3 GB of backups, but when I check on all devices using this account, backups are off and no backups are showing. The storage bar. The backups list... empty!
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Where can I download my WhatsApp call log on an iPhone? [duplicate]

I urgently need to get a copy of my WhatsApp call log from my iPhone. My fiancee and I do 90% of our communication through this app. We need this for our filing for immigration. I've figured out the ...
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Cannot find my phone on “Find My Iphone”

Someone stole my iphone 6s a few days back. It's locked with a passcode though. I immediately accessed "find my iphone" to activate lost mode and play sound. Later in the day, i tried entering the ...
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Find a list of recent iCloud backups

I want to see the list of the recent iCloud backups my phone has made. By going into Settings->iCloud->Backups I can see that my most recent backup was at 1:04am, but I would like to see all of my ...
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Why did Apple assign the wrong name to my AppleID, and how do I change it?

I'm setting up an iPad for Mom's birthday. In the process, I created her an AppleID, and typed in her name. Signing into iCloud using her ID shows my name instead. How do I fix this?
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Reminders and Contacts disappeared when turning on iCloud

I decided to give iCloud a go, so I did the following: Logged into iCloud on iPhone Logged into iCloud on Mac The following happened: Calendar events were merged (that is, they were copied from ...
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Photos & Optimise Mac Storage

I always kept all the photos on my laptop. Now my space is getting low and I decided to switch to "Optimise Mac Storage" How can I trigger the optimisation? The disk is full Filesystem Size ...
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Text shortcuts reset to older settings in System Preferences

I use the Text shortcuts replace function provided by Mac OS X's System Preferences' Keyboard panel quite often. It helps me type things faster in most applications, such as my phone number, my full ...
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How to upload keychain to iCloud?

This may seem like a stupid question but I want to be able to synchronise my Keychain records with my iCloud account. Currently when I login to the iCloud it downloads 5 year old records completely ...
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How to prevent iPhone SE from always uploading burst photos?

I have turned OFF the "Upload Burst Photos" option in both Camera and iCloud settings, but they are still always uploaded to my Photo Stream. I absolutely do not want such photos to upload ...
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Cannot access to iCloud Numbers document, it shows alert dialog: “Versions of the spreadsheet are out of sync.”

My friend sent me the shared link of the iCloud Numbers spreadsheet. I could access the document without any problem via the browser for the first time. However, from the second time, the following ...
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iTunes Match - i thought it gave you back all your Music storage?

So I sign up for iTunes Match and expected to see all my music storage- on my phone-go down to zero Gb, so i could use the storage space for other things. Naive i guess. So am I correct that every ...
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Move photos from iCloud Drive to Photos on iPad

I've uploaded about 1200 photos to iCloud Drive. In Drive, it's not possible to view them properly. You have to open each photo, close it, open the next etc. I would expect better, but apparantly it ...
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How do I change my iCloud email?

I don't even know where to begin with this, but a while back I tried getting apple music and it worked, but I somehow messed up my iCloud because I changed my email. My iCloud on my iPhone has my new ...
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Is the Shown location of your phone on find my friends accurate if the the phone is offline

My daughter lost or had her phone stolen. I do not believe she had her find my phone on. She went on to find friends through the icloud and it is showing a location for her phone. We are ...
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How to turn off icloud photos and download the photos to iphone

I'm trying to download all of the photos off of iCloud and onto my phone. I have gone onto Settings-iCloud-photos-Download and Keep Originals, but it doesn't seem to have downloaded any of them. I ...
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iPhone 5 missing photos on camera roll

Last night I started deleting about 900 photos on my camera roll in order to free up some space, everything was working just fine until I finally tried deleting all the contents on my Recently ...
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Does iBooks sync metadata across devices via iCloud?

Just updated to using the new iCloud-enabled iBooks for PDFs, etc. On my Macbook, I've also gone and fixed the metadata for all of the books, but it doesn't appear to sync that updated metadata to my ...
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Read iCloud Tabs in Automator

iCloud tabs are accessed through the user interface cloud button in Safari on OS X. Is there any way to write an Automator workflow that retrieves all the URLs shared in iCloud tabs on a given device ...
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Share link for a photo from icloud or photos app

There used to be a way to get a direct link to a photo in iCloud and share it. I was surprised to see this still isn't possible from the photos app so i went to the iCloud website and i still can't ...
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I had this ipod for a year and i already had an account but i got my ipod taken away for 2 months and i had to reset it and i don't know my apple id [duplicate]

Can someone help me I had my ipod for a year or so and i already had an account and I got my Ipod token away and now I forgot my password on my home screen and I had to rest my Ipod like I just bought ...
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How can I clear my iPhone of all photos and re-sync?

I have iCloud Photo Library which is supposed to optimise its storage on my iPhone. But it doesn't. It's currently taking up about 25 GB of storage. I decided that in order to reset its usage, I'd try ...
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Can someone get my iPhone telepone number?

Someone to whom I've not given my iPhone number asked me if I had an iPhone. I said no, yet 30 minutes later they sent me a text message. I always block my number when I use it to make telephone calls....
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How do I access icloud photo gallery to transfer photos?

All of my iPhone photos are now in the Cloud, and when I hook the phone up to the computer I cannot see the photos or transfer them off. Phone storage now shows full. How can I get to the photos to ...
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Contacts.app fails to import .abbu

I was having a problem where all of my contacts were duplicated, but in 2 seperate accounts marked as "iCloud" (I had 3 "sections" in Contacts.app: "iCloud", "iCloud" (again), and "Smart Groups). I ...
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Installing from not certified developer causes system panel to crash

I want to install third party software. My security settings are very high, so I have to confirm to install software from a not certified developer (yes, the software is trustful!). This night I ...
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iCloud locate last tracked position?

I've lost my iPhone, and its power has run out. Is it possible to use iCloud to locate where it was last detected?
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My Calendar on my iPhone is not synching to iCloud and iPad

So I have been online for three hours looking for solutions and experimenting and been unable to fix this annoying issue: I add an appointment to my iCloud Calendar on my iPhone, but only one of the ...
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one person, two phones, one text thread

Is it possible for "Joe" to have two iphones with two different numbers and text Sally from both numbers, and when Sally receives Joe's texts they appear as one thread? In other words, Sally wouldn't ...
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Transfer PDFs stored in iBooks to a PC

On my iPhone I selected approx 20 images and chose the 'Save PDF to iBooks' option. This worked fine and I can see the PDF in iBooks. I now want to transfer the PDF to my PC. The iBooks app only ...
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Mail.app for iOS uses 1 GB even with no accounts linked

Last Friday I created an iCloud Email account, but that added a ton of storage used to my iPhone, 1GB to be exact. Even without creating any emails. The account itself added 1GB of storage space on my ...
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Can't add invitation to calendar

My girlfriend sent me an invitation from an Apple device to an alias that sends to both my work and home e-mail addresses. I clicked on the Accept button and it says that I Accepted but I don't see ...
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Access Genius Bar history and notes online?

I just had a Genius Bar appointment where the very helpful bartender(?) made some notes about the problem I was having. He said that the info would be emailed to me at my associated email address. I ...
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iCloud email adding extra character to each line

I have an auto response to direct iCloud emails to my preferred address. The message being sent is having an 'r' added to the end of each line like so (except the last line....): Hi-r In the future ...
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icloud keychain web form passwords not syncing

Follwing having to create a new keychain on my laptopm, I have had to reset my icloud keychain, follwoing the advice on apple's support page. turn off all icloud keychain, re-enable on the most up to ...
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Is there a way to automatically detect and remove duplicate Notes? (in iCloud)

I had a lot of problems syncing my notes with gmail IMAP, so eventually made the switch. I was using the notes between my Macbook, my iphone and my iPad. I used the option to transfer from gmail to ...