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Issues with Texts Sending Through iCloud [duplicate]

I'm having issues where my texts are sending through my iCloud. I've read the other threads in here and tried the following: Go to Settings → Messages → Send & Receive However, under "you can be ...
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OSX: Dupe-checking / Merging / Cleaning iCloud Contacts & importing 350 additional ones

I'm in a bit of a pickle, I've been given an errand (or.. so I thought ;) ) to run, of cleaning up 1100 iCloud Contacts for a friend, who runs a little business. He also handed me 350 additional ...
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iPad air 2 - differentiate private and work photos

We are rolling out approx 200 iPad Air 2 to a mobile work force. They will be taking photos for work. But they will also be allowed to use the iPads to take private photos. I want to be able to ...
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Downloading photos off iCloud onto Mac

How do I download photos off iCloud and save them on my Mac? The images are not saved in my photos app.
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iPhone does not upload photos to iCloud via Wi-Fi

Since I upgraded to 200 GB iCloud storage and started to use the new Photo app I have now been able to backup any from my iPhone via iCloud to my Mac. My iPhone also stopped sharing my iPhone photos ...
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What happens to iCloud mail if storage payment fails

I'm thinking of switching to iCloud Email and to buy more storage (currently 5gb) but im not sure if it's reliable to be charged for the storage on a monthly basis. Can someone tell me what happens if ...
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Secondary iCloud Internet Account, Notes doesn't stay ticked!

I have an iCloud account that I use for everything to do with my blog that stays separate from my personal iCloud account. I use Notes all the time for writing posts and I do the primarily from my ...
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Unable to retrieve deleted iPhone contacts

My contacts were linked to an iCloud.com account and not my gmail.com account. I only created an Apple ID with my gmail account and have no idea how that iCloud.com account was created. Now my ...
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Messages going to the Mac from my iPod

Every time I have a message sent to me, it's sent to my family's Mac and my iPod. How do I get them to stop going to my Mac? I have already tried looking into Settings and "Send and Receive" but all I ...
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iPhone 5 backup to iCloud not starting

I have tried to start my back up manually because the automatic back up isn't working for some reason. The last backup was June 3, 2015. I have the icloud backup on and I have plenty of space in my ...
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What information is accessible through iCloud? Can the administrator on my home PC access these files?

Recently my texts were accessed somehow and I'm not exactly sure how this person did it. We share the same PC at home but have separate user accounts with passwords on them. My iCloud and iTunes also ...
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iCloud Photos problem? - Photos on iOS want's to transfer images again

Newest iOS, iPhone 5s 64GB This morning, I realised that Photos on iOS wants to transfer 40000 pictures again - it seems to be fast, within 15 minutes 6000 less, so I guess they are already where ...
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3 referenced files in your library will not upload to iCloud Photo Library error

Select referenced files in your library and choose “Consolidate” from the File menu to copy the original files into the library. I get the following error messages when I try and sync my Photos ...
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Shared iCloud Account and Photo Stream, but no longer want to share iCloud accounts

My husband and I share an iCloud account. With Family sharing now available, we want our own iCloud accounts, but don't want to loose the photo stream we both have of our shared pictures. We also ...
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Can't connect to iCloud or iTunes on my iPad

I cannot connect to iCloud or iTunes on my iPad anymore. I can connect to the Internet but not iCloud or iTunes. I've tried seeing if I need to update software by going into settings-general-update ...
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Find My iPhone login records

Is there a log of the times we enter iCloud? Like the timestamp of when we login to our iCloud to use Find My iPhone?
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Muttrc File Configuration for iCloud Email

Just for my curiosity and knowledge, please can I have the entire muttrc file configuration for checking my iCloud Email within Terminal? The incoming email works perfect. It is the sending out email ...
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How do I save the photos I took on iPhone on my iPad?

My photos come across through iCloud to my iPad. I would like to keep them longer than a few months. I have plenty of storage, but the photos disappear.
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How do I delete photos just from my iPhone not my iCloud Photo Library

I have iCloud Photo Library enabled on my iPhone and it is set to be optimised on my iPhone. How can I delete photos off my iPhone OR is this optimise feature going to do this for me, to free up ...
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What is the difference between iCloud Photo Library and My Photo Stream

In my iPhone settings I have both set ON. What is the difference if I turn one or the other off?i
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Can I be signed into iCloud with more than one user?

Often, with iCloud, one wishes to not engage in trial and error before finding the answers to questions. I would like to sign into my iCloud with two users, one admin, one standard ( dev user). Is ...
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iCloud on a broken device

So two days ago, i dropped my (already cracked) iPhone 6 in water, and it was in there for over a minute. I ran home and in less than 5 minutes, it was in rice. After 24 hours, i tried turning it on, ...
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Photos App does not sync with iCloud when I tell it to Resume

So I've been using Apple's Photos app after the switch from iPhoto to sync my pictures to iCloud. I bought extra storage to accommodate all my pictures, I see I still have about 170Gb of space in ...
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iPhoto on Mac doesn't download the full iCloud photo library

My iCloud account is already set up and contains several years worth of photos. If I log in to my iCloud account from a new iPad, I understand that only the last 60 days worth of photos will be ...
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Restarting my Phone [duplicate]

My iPhone 4 has shutdown and comes up with a Activation Required and I can do that and all. But I can't access iTunes as the Apple ID is my late cousins and no one knows it I have even tried to ...
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Access folder in which Photos stores its files

I have photos stored in the Photos app on my iPhone. I have installed the new Photos app on my Mac, and I'm using iCloud to sync pictures between Photos on my iPhone and Photos on my Mac. On my Mac, ...
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I bought 200GB of ICloud Storage, iCloud Settings shows 200GB, but the iCloud Storage tab says I have 4GB [closed]

When I try to backup my Iphone it will take more than two hours and still not be halfway completed. My phone is only 32Gb with 6GB of free space. What's the problem with my IPhone?
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Using iCloud Photo Library and Google Photos Simultaneously

Does anybody have experience with this? Any best practice suggestsions? In my own research, I've learned the following: Desktop Uploader for Mac Seems oblivious to iCloud Photo Library. It offers ...
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Will changing an iCloud profile on iOS harm data on the previous account?

I share an iCloud with my mom. If I delete iCloud on my phone, and created a individual one, Will it delete her data?
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I forgot my apple iPhone 5 iCloud username and password and need help resetting [duplicate]

I was in a hospital, and I forgot my apple iPhone 5 username and password and also my iCloud username and password. Can someone help me wipe the phone and get a new iCloud username and password?
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Use iCloud storage space to free space from iPhone 5s

I have purchased a 200 GB iCloud plan. I have a MacBook, an iPad Air and a iPhone 5s. My phone keeps on popping up "Storage Full" every now and then. What should I do to utilise the purchased iCloud ...
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iPhone lost and erased for no reason

I've had my iPhone for 2 years, and this has never happened before. I turned airplane mode off and my phone screen turned white with the apple logo and had a loading bar underneath it. Once it ...
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My iPhone won't back up at all

I have just upgraded my phone and I need to ensure everything transfers accurately. However my iPhone is not allowing me to back up. Not on iTunes or iCloud. I have tried plugging it into my mac to ...
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How to synchronize data from iPhone to iPod?

My iPhone was stolen. I always backed up with iCloud and my computer (Windows PC) through iTunes. I have decided to completely block and erase my iPhone remotely but I want to keep the data (at least ...
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iPhone 5c iCloud reset or delete [duplicate]

My mother passed away and left her phone to my daughter. We had to reset the phone to clear her password. Now it's asking for iCloud activation and password to activate. How do I reset this or ...
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iPhone 6 stolen iCloud accessed

My daughter's phone was stolen. We reported it stolen to the police and the carrier. We told the carrier to discontinue the service to the phone. Then we received an email informing us that our iCloud ...
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Force Mac to backup photos to iCloud

I have recently enabled my Mac to backup photos from Photos.app to iCloud. When I go to iCloud > Manage > Photos it says that there is 25MB of data in iCloud, however when I go to ~/Pictures and I ...
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How can I upload Camera app photos to iCloud?

On an iPad Air 2, is there a way to upload videos that I took with the iPad's Camera app to the iCloud?
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Wrong contact synchronisation with 2 iPhones

I bought an iPhone 6 and I gave my old iPhone (the 5c) to my niece. Had it done at the AT&T store. The sales rep changed her # to my old phone and my old # to my new phone. I jumped on the iCloud ...
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Trouble with iPhone 5s

I just got a new iPhone because my other one broke & I was wondering how do I get my information (pictures, contacts) transferred back to my new phone? My broken iPhone was backed up... I've done ...
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Keyboard shortcuts synchronisation between iOS and OS X does not work properly

I use keyboard shortcuts on my iPhone a lot. For example, @g which results in @gmail.com, or addr for my home address. I have got multiple OS X and iOS systems. I believe shortcuts in sync via iCloud. ...
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Is there a way to pause and continue iCloud Photo syncing from command line?

Uploading about 600GB of photos to iCloud Photos over a 300KB uplink takes weeks but also creates network congestion that destroys any download bandwidth. The only obvious way to control it is to ...
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how to delete already imported pictures from iPhone in MacOS X Photos app?

I can't find a way to delete previously imported photos from the iphone in the Photos app (Version 1.0 (209.52.0)). Note that there is a check box to delete picture right after import, but I am ...
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Disable icloud permanently to prevent locked devices and lost data

Is there a way to prevent employees from setting up icloud accounts? The issue we have is employees set up an icloud account then leave the business and the phone become a costly paperweight because ...
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How can I disable the iPhone restrictions code?

I have forgotten my restrictions code. Can anyone please tell me if there is anyway I can change it without resetting the phone. I have tried updating it and have contacted technical support and they ...
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iPhone 4 died and need to know how to retrieve data on flashed phone [duplicate]

My iPhone 4 completely died. I got one of my fathers old iPhone 4's and had it flashed at Cleartalk. How can I retrieve all of my data that was backed up on the icloud?
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Changed iCloud password but Yosemite password not changed

I recently changed my iCloud password on my iPhone but the password to log in to my Macbook Pro (running Yosemite) hasn't changed. When I click change password it says that my account is using my ...
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Restore contacts from iCloud to MacBook

How do I restore contacts from iCloud to my MacBook? My contacts groups have disappeared on my MacBook Pro but they are in my iCloud. What is the process to restore to my Mac? It is still on my phone ...
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How can I backup everything from iCloud Photo Library on Windows?

I want don't want to pay Apple any more to upgrade my iCloud storage, so I want to clean-up the photos that are stored with iCloud Photo Library. I cannot find any way to download and backup my photos ...
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How to Disable icloud login to LAN server

LAN systems all running Yosemite, 1 wifi connected laptop and 1 MacPro server. After deleting all passwords from the KeyChains of both machines, my laptop will still connect automatically to the ...