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

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Look up serial number of an apple device I used to have?

I used to have multiple ipads. Heavily used icloud with all of them and through out time sold them out after some use. Recently had to list the serial numbers of the apple devices I had over years and ...
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FaceTime- How do I hide that I have my own iCloud ID from my parents when they call?

I don't want my parents knowing I have my own iCloud ID, because they want to know who I'm calling, even though they can check the bill...or no? Idk, I just want them to be able to FaceTime me without ...
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Contacts missing from iCloud

I am running iOS 7.1.2 on an iPhone 4 and am having trouble with contacts in iCloud. I have ~150 contacts on my phone. There are no groups etc. they are all simply in my phone memory, but only 80 or ...
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Web mail uses iCloud Keychain, how to get iOS Mail to do the same?

Using mobile Safari, I can log into my email using KeyChain. How do I get iOS Mail to connect to the same account using iCloud Keychain?
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nsurlsessiond downloading 100s GB in a month

Is there anyway to know what nsurlsession is downloading? My iCloud Drive is only 30GB. Most of the Apple Music and Photos are already on my Mac. I don't even generate 1GB of Photos or video per ...
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Combine photos from multiple people's iPhones into a single location?

My wife and I have different iCloud accounts. We would like to have the photos from all our iPhones (I have 2) to be combined in a single location. Is there any way to do this? I had thought we could ...
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Apple Watch Not Allowed to be Activated by New Owner

I recently purchased a used Apple Watch. The previous owner had already unsynced the apple watch from their phone and removed it from their iCloud account. However when I try to sync it to my phone ...
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Renaming iCloud mail address

Guys I'm kind of hopeless after weeks of searching. My problem is the following: When I created my Apple ID years ago I was young and didn't really understand the way Apple ID worked. I used shared ...
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Reset Apple ID completely

Is it possible to reset the entire data present in your Apple ID. From all the download apps to all the iCloud data and Game Center data too. If yes, how?
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Copy and Store notes on iCloud and device

I have all my notes now stored on my iCloud but I also wish to copy and store them on my device. Can I do this?
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stuck because of 'old' inlog name of apple id

I used to have an ipad2, it 'died' about 12 months ago. Last week I bought a new ipad Air2. Meanwhile in past 12 months the login name of my Apple id was changed. Since changing the e-mail address ...
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iCloud Drive folders dissappared

Normally when I click on my iCloud drive, I see this: iCloud |--Pages |--Numbers |--Keynote However, now, when I click on iCloud drive, I am presented with a new folder called ...
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Recover Messages content after clean install of El Capitan

I've done a clean install of El Capitan. I do have a raw file back up of my home folder, containing the messages archive. This was created when I was in Yosemite. I grabbed the entire contents of ...
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How do I access my iBooks on iCloud?

There is no icon for iBooks or options to include iBooks on my iCloud whatsoever.
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Does Family Sharing consumes extra storage?

I already have my images uploaded to iCloud using Photos.app on my Mac and iOS devices. If I share some of that photos with my Family album, they will be re-uploaded (consuming more storage on my ...
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why isn't iPad showing music from iCloud?

I have my iPad plugged into the Macbook Air. Under iTunes settings on my Macbook, I have checked Sync with this iPad over WiFi. On the iPad, I have the iCloud Music Library option on. I do not have ...
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My storage was not updated

I just changed my storage plan for 50 GB for $0.99 per month. When i went on settings>General>Storage and icloud usage, where it said storage above it i didnt have more storage. But the second box, ...
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Disappearing and reverting events in Calendar

Calendar on OS X, which has always had trouble with disappearing events, is now waiting several minutes to perform its disapparation magic, so I an enter an appointment, wait a while to confirm that ...
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Can I reset firmware password via Find My Mac?

I would like to find out if I can set a new firmware password via Find My Mac? I already have my MacBook added but the firmware lock is active and I have no idea what it is, I've tried all ...
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Disable extraneous Reminders notification from Mac on iPhone

I use Apple Reminders synced through iCloud on my mid 2014 15" MacBook Pro running OS X El Capitan and my iPhone 5S running iOS 9.1. Usually operation is reasonably flawless besides this recurring ...
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iCloud automatically connects with non-existing account

I am running El Capitan on a late 2012 MacBook Pro with 8GB of RAM and a SSHD. The problem with iCloud is that it signs in automatically with an account that I have never had. It asks me to insert ...
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Why can't my wife access the family calendar on her iCloud account?

I know there are similar questions on the site, but they don't answer the question I have exactly: My wife has two separate iCloud accounts. Originally, she did this because she had an existing ...
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View iCloud photos on iPhone

iPhone 5C on iOS 9.1 I've created new albums and uploaded photos from a desktop on the icloud.com "iCloud Photos" page. How would I view these photos from my iPhone? I have "iCloud Photo Library" ...
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How can I force an index of all the Apple notes?

Copied all my local notes to Apple's iCloud notes. It's been a few days and they haven't indexed yet. I found if I edit a notes file then it gets indexed. I don't want to edit all my notes apps as ...
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iCloud for Windows can't upgrade, uninstall, or repair. How can I proceed?

Lately Apple Software Update has been popping up with a recommended upgrade to iCloud 5.0. (I am currently on 4.1.1.53, on Windows 10 with the Fall Update). Each time I attempt to upgrade, the ...
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iCloud storage doesn't add up

As you can see here, my iCloud storage doesn't add up. This also shows the same on my iPhone. As you can see, Backups still takes up 3.86 GB of space, even though I deleted it (because i had no space ...
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How do I remove my photos from iCloud?

I've disabled iCloud photo storage and am trying to get my 296 photos onto my PC before they're deleted after 30 days. Do I have to install iCloud and set it up on my PC to get my photos or is there a ...
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iCloud 400 error can't sync or share on Yosemite 10.10.4

MacBook Pro with Yosemite 10.10.4 can't share the events with my iPhone. I get error: The server responded with “400” to operation CalDAVUpdateShareesQueuableOperation. I have tried all steps ...
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What are the possibilities to connect intenet from stolen iphone?

My iphone has been stolen, I have configured touch id already. After stolen i have put it in lost mode so now what are the possibilities that thief can connect my iphone to internet as he/she can not ...
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How do I confirm storage usage in Photo/iPhoto and iCloud backup?

When I view more info on my Photos library it us using 229GB. The iPhoto Library is 207GB. When I check iCloud photos & videos usage there is 188GB. I have completed a full iCloud photos ...
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Tracking of a stolen iphone

My iPhone has been stolen yesterday. I have put it in lost mode from icloud at same day. It is showing "Lost mode is pending" because it is switched off. But my iphone is configured with touch ID so ...
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iCloud backup space discrepancy

I'm having an issue with iCloud backups, in that there is a discrepancy between space used, and iOS backups present on iCloud. The below images show the issue: According to this image, I am currently ...
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Text Message Forwarding code not showing up

My Mac Mini, running El Capitan, and my iPhone 6 Plus are both on the same WiFi network, however when I select the Mac Mini in the Text Message Forwarding settings, it does not send a code to my Mac ...
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How do I Change my iCloud account

I moved to the USA but am unable to access some apps because my iPhone thinks I'm still in Trinidad. What can I change to allow access to these apps?
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Understanding Apple's per-ID 10-device limit

I am confused about Apple's 10-device-per-Apple-ID limit. I am an Apple fanatic who owns tons of Apple devices, past and present, and uses nearly all of them on different occasions for different ...
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iTunes / Apple Music Duplicate / Music not in my Library that should be

I just got a brand new iMac. I have most my home directory folders (Documents, Downloads, Music, Movies, Pictures) in Dropbox and use symlinks to access them so if I ever need to reinstall or anything ...
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OSX forces new password at login screen

My girlfriend today experienced a strange issue with her Macbook Air: After a reboot at the login screen, OSX asked to set a separate login password next to iCloud password to be able to login. The ...
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CloudKeyChainProxy eating CPU

I have the CloudKeyChainProxy process eating my cpu and I can't use keychain any more nor sync with iCloud, I have a backup in time machine, would suggest an action ? EtreCheck version: 2.6.3 (223) ...
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How do I save iCloud photos to external hard drive?

Photos on my iPad are backed up on iCloud, but as my iCloud storage is full I want to back up my iCloud photos to an external hard drive. How do I do this on my Windows desktop PC? I do not have a ...
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iCloud lock - how to interpret the number of asterisks present

I forgot my pin to my phone so I hooked it to my computer to do an update/restore. When the update/restore was done, my phone is now icloud locked and I'm getting this screen: I can't remember ...
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What files controls syncing of Smart Mailboxes, Rules, and Signatures across iCloud (Mavericks)

Following a clean (re)install of Mavericks on my iMac I'm having a really frustrating time trying to get aspects of my Mail setup to sync between the iMac and my Macbook Air (also on Mavericks, same ...
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Getting rid of a number on a device in iMessage

A few days ago I noticed that my son was receiving my iMessages. He went on to messages in settings and unchecked my number from "send & receive" and "you can be reached at iMessage at". Then it ...
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Texts and imessage appearing on Mac

I want texts and iMesssages from my iPhone to stop appearing on my home Mac. They currently get copied between the 2 devices, I have tried deleting iCloud but this does not stop the messages.
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Cannot sign in iCloud nor iMessage, faceTime on 10.11.1 for upgraded admin account

Many people had such issue: https://discussions.apple.com/message/29295728?ac_cid=tw123456#29295728 I notice when upgraded to 10.11.1, I cannot login any iCloud nor iMessage/faceTime account on my ...
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How do I copy all photos from Photos App to an external drive?

After searching here, I'm still confused about how the Photos App library works. I'd like to copy (or simply move) all of my photos (10k+) from the Photos app to an external drive, so that I can then ...
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iCloud contacts not showing up on phone

I have an iPhone 5C on iOS 9.1. I previously had all of my stuff in the Google world - GMail (using Google Apps), calendar, and contacts. I recently killed the GMail application on the phone, and ...
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Determining how many items are in a Calendar

I have a number of Calendars stored in iCloud. Is there a way of determining how many items are in a calendar (and if possible date ranges). Over the years I have accumulated a number of calendars. ...
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iCloud hacked and Macbook Pro locked

I was away on business and on returning found my Macbook Pro at home locked out. Turns out someone hacked my Apple ID which I was able to recover but I don't know the PIN. It shows message in a weird ...
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How to sync only those photos that were taken this year?

In my Photos.app (Mac), photos were taken from 2013, all of which are supposed to be synced to iCloud since OS X upgraded to EL Capitan. It's not possible to sync all to my iPhone because the total ...
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iCloud stuck on 'uploading 311 items'

I'm running an iPhone 6S Plus on iOS 9.0.1 and am having problem syncing all of my photos with iCloud - it's been stuck for almost a week now and won't upload any more photos, even though I have ...