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how to find my icloud username?

I can't remember my icloud username, but I remember my Apple ID. I think I remember the password to my icloud, but I don't know if that will help me. Do you know where I can find my icloud(not apple ...
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Reminders & iCloud sync

I am using iCloud and Reminders and since a couple of weeks I am seeing a strange behaviour: new events are correctly added to all the devices events marked as "done" are not marked on other devices ...
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iCloud email - server password changed?

I have been using iCloud for a few months now with no problems until today. My mobile flagged up that I cannot login to my iCloud email account due to: Server password has been changed. Input the ...
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Add Keychain and computer crash

I'm trying to understand how Apple Keychain works. If I understand correctly, only passwords that are in the iCloud Keychain will be shared with my other devices and saved if I lose the computer. Is ...
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When I use iMessages, is a copy of all messages retained in iCloud?

When I use iMessages, is a copy of all messages retained in iCloud (on Apple's servers)? If yes, how can I delete them?
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Work Mac and home PC with same Apple ID causing problems

I used my personal Apple ID on a new work computer and now am having issues. Bookmarked Favorites set on the work Mac appear on my home PC and vice versa. iCloud photos available on the work Mac ...
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iCloud complains that I'm running out of storage when I'm not

I'm using the iCloud's free 5GB to backup some of my data from my iPhone. Recently, iCloud has been prompting that it's not able to perform backups because my iCloud is full. I checked my iCloud ...
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Photos on iCloud are not streaming

I've had iCloud set up for streaming photos. I just updated to iOS8 and now my iPhotos on my Mac book are not streaming on my iPhone. In fact, now there are no photos on my iPhone. How do I get ...
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How to prevent keychain passwords being seen with iPhone passcode?

Via Settings/Safari/Saved Passwords/ it is possible to view all saved passwords by simply entering the 4 digit passcode on ones iPhone. Is it possible to still be able to use Keychain passwords and ...
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Photos: Export all images without downloading them?

I just started using iCloud Photo Library. I uploaded all images using Photos for Mac. Now, I enabled the "Optimize Mac Storage" option, so the full-resolution files are not stored on my Mac. However, ...
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iPhone Screen Broken Beyond Use

So I've been trying to restore my iPhone 5c to factory setting but I can't since my Find My iPhone settings is on. I can't turn it off because my screen is too glitched and broken to do anything, even ...
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How did my deleted iCloud photos end up in the new Photos app?

so i've just upgraded to OS X Yosemite, which comes with the new Photos app. and i am scared! the minute i opened the app, it prompted me to log in to the iCloud and started downloading some old ...
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iCloud Photo Library not fully syncing on iOS

iCloud Photo Library appears to be working great between iMac and an iPhone 5c, but has been stuck on "13 items to download" for over a week on iPhone 5s, plus no photos taken with that phone have ...
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icloud video transfer

I uploaded a video to a shared icloud file. In my icloud photo sharing on my iphone it appears as a0 an activity and b) as a shared photo stream. It does not appear as a shared photo stream on my ...
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How to unlink an AppleID / iCloud Account from an iPhone that's been used 3 times?

I work at a place where they re-issue iPhones to various employees. One of these iPhones has been re-issued at least 3 times. Which means that there are at least 3 Apple ID/iCloud accounts that have ...
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53 GB in iLifeAssetManagement folder but only 5 GB in Photo Stream

I've got a 128 GB 11″ MacBook Air running Yosemite which I use for travelling and managing photos while on the move. With only 128 GB I try to manage the disk space carefully. But now I find there is ...
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Photo Albums Created On iPhone Are Not Appearing/Syncing to New Photos App in Yosemite

I have an iPhone 5S running iOS 8.3 and a mid-2011 iMac running the latest version of Yosemite. On Phone I have iCloud Photo Library turned on. I have "Optimize iPhone Storage checked I have upload ...
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Can not get the phone to accept a password

My 5s is driving me crazy. I can not open Apple of iCloud because it always rejects my password. I'll go to Apple or icloud via my computer and change it, and then try opening it a few times. ...
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How does FileVault 2 recovery key stored in iCloud work?

When requested during the full disk encryption process, one option is to store the recovery key in your iCloud account. I stored mine in iCloud, but frankly I'm confused as when I look at the drive ...
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Remove a list manually in Reminders

I get a problem removing a list in "Reminders", this one is locked in the iCloud list and not visible on "icloud.com"... Is that possible to remove a list manually?
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Restore my iPad

I forgot my passcode on my iPad and I can't restore it. I plugged it into iTunes and did the manual restart. I logged onto iCloud and took my iPad off of Find my iPhone so I could restore it. The ...
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please help me unlock the icloud account on my ipad 3 [duplicate]

Please how do i unlock the current icloud account on my ipad 3? I bought it fairly used from a friend who needed my help. I didn't bother checking if the icloud is locked. I only discovered this ...
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How to loan my iPad while preserving personal data?

I would like to loan my iPad Air (iOS 8.3) to a friend and give him a clean device (without my apps and any personal data). After getting my iPad back, I would like to restore the whole configuration ...
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iCloud Photo Library vs my photo stream

Just for my curiosity and knowledge, Now that the iPhoto iCloud Library feature is available on both iOS and OS X devices, and if I understood good every time I take a picture, the picture goes to ...
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Can not add calendar subscriptions to iCloud

I can't add subscriptions to my iCloud Calendar anymore. If I want for example add the holiday calendar via Mac Calendar Setting I get this error message The server responded: “403” to operation ...
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If my iPod is stolen and wiped, would it still appear as 'offline' on iCloud or would it just not appear at all?

I am trying to find out if my iPod 3rd gen is stolen or just misplaced. I have find my iPhone activated but it happened a couple of days ago so the battery is probably dead. It shows up as 'offline' ...
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iCloud preferences crashes System Preferences in OS 10.10.1

I skipped the set up of iCloud when upgrading to OS 10.10.1 Now I get an error message saying there is a problem with iCloud preferences and when I clicked on iCloud in System Preferences, I get a ...
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How do I get my iOS calendar to sync automatically?

The iCloud calendars in my iOS Calendar app do not sync manually (for at lest a couple years now). In order to get them to sync, I need to trigger a manual sync by selecting the list of calendars in ...
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download iCloud photo to mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3

My phone is iOS 8.3 and my computer is OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 (iPhoto doesn't works anymore, instead there is another application called Photos) I have 3.2G of photos are automatically saved in iCloud ...
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corrupted library (?) preventing ipad upload to icloud photos

My ipad was not downloading photos from icloud photos, and was stuck uploading xxx photos. I tried turning icloud photos (and photo stream etc) on and off, and restarting the ipad, with no change in ...
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Separate everyone's phones & our Mac from receiving everyone's texts while sharing the same account?

I want to share our account because we both use the reminders, photos, notes, etc., and when I tried to set up a new apple ID, it nearly took those away. I, or he, would've lost our notes, etc. I ...
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Use Photo iCloud Library as Base for second Photo iCloud Library

In the past my wife and me were sharing one iPhoto library. I imported that iPhoto library into Photos and use it as base for my iCloud Photo Library. For reasons the original iPhoto library is not ...
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New Apple Photos app and iCloud: uploading archived libraries

As my macbook doesn't have enough storage for my family photos and videos, every 1-2 years I'd start a new iPhoto library, and will place the old one on an external USB disk. I have 4-5 iPhoto ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Icloud slideshow - shuffle photos

I am creating a slideshow for an event that individuals are adding to a shared album on icloud. I would like to shuffle the photos. How do I do that?
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Photos app not uploading all photos

I just updated to the new Photos app on OS X and let it go through the process of importing my iPhoto library and uploading to iCloud. But it looks like about half of the library won't upload. It ...
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Find duplicate images in iCloud Photo Library in Yosemite

I moved to Photos and iCloud Photo Library, and I am happy so far. Because of previous imports, crashes and re-imports, several thousand duplicates (identical pictures - not of the same photo) in my ...
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I can't upload photos from mail after OS X upgrade

I can't upload photos from my MacBook Air since I downloaded the update. The Photo Stream icon (the new flowery one) is greyed out. I have space and never had a problem before. I know this will sound ...
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in this situation is find my iphone on in my idevice?

heyi recently bought an already used iphone and decided to upgrade it now when i did so there was no message on itunes saying to turn find my iphone off or anything like that it was upgraded it ...
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how to remove a backup of a purchased app

I have a certain app installed on my iPhone 6 Plus device. Due to some technical issues with this app, I need to completely remove it from the device and re-install it. Although it seems like I can ...
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I bought a used iPod touch 5th gen on eBay, but it's connected to their iCloud!

Is there any way I can sign out without their password? They refuse to tell me (would you tell someone your iCloud password?), and I can't disable Find My iPod. I'm on the latest iOS (8.3). Thanks for ...
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How to upload my iMovie project to iCloud drive?

I would like to get my iMovie project on my iPad. My iCloud Drive is turned on on every device. I mean the project, not the result from the theater. Video from theater is there on my device. But what ...
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How do delete selective iCloud book copy?

I dont want few icloud book copies to be occupying my screen space. Is there anyway possible, going to the folder directly on Mac, to delete the copy of the ibooks? I can see numerous answers of ...
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iPhone 6 iCloud Backup is super large

I recently jumped from an iPhone 4s running 8.1.2 to an iPhone 6+ and suddenly there is no more room for iCloud backups. When I go into "manage storage" I can see my old phone at 2.6GB and my iPad at ...
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Uploading pix FROM PC to my iPhone 5

my problem seems to be the reverse of others. I have lots of images on my PC that I need to upload to Instagram on my iPhone5. I have been doing this with no problem on my iPhone4. When I activated my ...
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Delete iCloud account without removing photos

My boyfriend bought me an iPhone 4 a year ago off a friend of a friend and I have since had a baby, so it is full with 700 odd pics which I want to keep safe of my baby boy on iCloud. Thing is I've ...
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iPhone 4 locked by it's previous owner iCloud account [duplicate]

I've bought a iPhone 4 of an auction site. When this iPhone got delivered and I turned it on, it asked me for the PIN code of the previous owner and noticed that the iPhone 's language was completly ...
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Cannot uncheck 'pending' iCloud keychain on both mobile and OSX

This is very frustrating. One day I wanted to try iCloud keychain. I turned that on without knowing I will be struck with it forever. I'm asked to verify with code which I can enter, then message to ...
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Have 2 iCloud accounts in my mac and don't know how

I have 2 iCloud accounts and don't know how, I tried to delete the deactivated one (the bottom one in the image) but when i deleted it, my mac deleted the other (which was active). When the 2 ...
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What happens when the total filesize of an iCloud drive exceeds the filesize of a physical drive?

I have 200 GB of iCloud storage, but my Mac only has a 128gb drive. Say that I would fill my iCloud drive, so that it would require more space to sync than what's available on my Mac. What would ...