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MacBook Pro locked with Find My Mac and won't let me boot

I was playing around with the Find My Mac iPhone app (just testing it out) and hit the "lock" option. My MacBook Pro is now locked and I have no place to enter the 4 digit PIN. When I start it, it ...
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Problem Syncing Between iPhone and iPad

I just got an iPhone recently — previously I owned iPad and iPod. I tried to sync the the contacts that was on the iPad to the iPhone, but the contacts were not synced properly (I see no contacts on ...
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How do I remove all traces of my Apple ID from a borrowed MBA?

My MacBook Pro logic board needed to be replaced, so I borrowed an MBA from a coworker. I restored the MBA from Time Machine to get back to work. When I was done, I removed my user account tied to my ...
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How to backup ePubs and pdfs to iCloud

Is it even possible? I have hundreds of books in all these formats sitting in my iBooks library on my Mac. Now, I do notice that I can safely delete my iBooks (purchased off iBooks Store) from my ...
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Second chance at icloud upload?

If photos are not automatically uploaded to icloud due to some transient error (environmental or otherwise), does icloud try again? Or do they get just one shot and if that doesn't work, they don't ...
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Restoring Whatsapp history doesn't work

I just got a new IPhone and downloaded Whatsapp. Every time I open Whatsapp, a message saying that the history is being restored from ICloud is displayed and a few seconds later a window pops up ...
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Why are contacts synced between our two phones?

I had a iPhone 4 and after 2 years got an iPhone 5. I gave my wife the 4 and we share contacts if I add one it goes to her phone if I delete hers on my phone it delete from her phone too. How can we ...
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Is it okay to uninstall the old versions of iWork/iLife after their respective upgrades that come with OSX Mavericks?

I noticed after upgrading to OSX Mavericks that shiny, new versions of many iWork and iLife apps had appeared. Yet, the old versions remained installed. All the new versions seem capable of opening ...
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Manually managing music still syncs extra songs

Whenever I try to sync music to my iPhone 5, I only sync a few at a time in order to save space on my phone. However, even though I selected to "Manually manage all music," it still syncs about 100 ...
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Cannot take photos, message pops up that says “Not enough storage space”

I am trying to take a picture and my iPhone 4s says there is not enough storage space and to go to settings. I went into setting and into iCloud and deleted the prior backpack to free up space and I ...
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Any need to connect iOS device to iTunes?

My home iMac (mid-2006) finally died a few weeks ago. We have a variety of iOS devices (2 iPhones/3 iPads). They all backup to iCloud and have iTunes Match. Once I get a new Mac for the house, will ...
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How can I delete contacts from iCloud?

After OS X 10.9.3 with the restored ability to sync contacts with iTunes (over USB) was released, I finally upgraded from Mountain Lion to Mavericks. Before I boycotted OS X 10.9 because I didn't want ...
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Why Do I Need iCloud to use my Calendar iPhone 4S

I keep seeing other people asking the same question I have about the issue with their Calendar on their iPhone. The plus sign is grayed out and you can't add any events, not even using Siri. But all ...
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If you lock out your iphone and put it in lost mode does it still connect to internet?

I lost my iphone and i locked it out, put a message on the lock screen. But I am wondering if the phone is locked out and they don't have access to it, does it still connect to internet to be tracked? ...
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I lost my iPod and I've put it on Lost Mode but it's not appearing on iCloud anymore?

Okay so here's the story simplified: Dropped my iPod (in front of my Aunty's driveway), didn't realize until a lot later, came back, it was gone. I went on iCloud and it wasn't online but I had set it ...
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How do I set the swipe function to “trash” rather than “archive” for my Gmail inbox in iOS 7?

I have two IMAP email accounts on my iPhone 5S running iOS7. With the iCloud account, I can perform an easy swipe left gesture and select "trash" for individual emails (see first image, black boxes ...
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Permissions of /Users keep changing back to drwxrwxrwx

I use the Disk Utility to repair it. But the permissions change back after reboot. Permissions differ on “private/etc/aliases”; should be lrwxr-xr-x ; they are -rwxr-xr-x . Permissions differ ...
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Find My Iphone is 'Offline'

My mom tried to track my Iphone 5 using Find My Iphone. My location services were turned on and everything was working properly. Then it said between a certain time that my iphone was 'offline'. She ...
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Can I detect my iPhone when thief logout from iCloud in Settings?

I don't have iPhone but I want to know just for knowledge purpose, Can I detect my iPhone when thief logout from iCloud in Settings ? I know we can detect our iPhone when we login on iCloud website ...
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Camera roll constantly downloading after restoring iCloud

I use iCloud transfer pictures from old phone to iPhone 5s, but camera roll is constantly downloading after restoring iCloud... How can I stop this?
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How do I prevent keyboard shortcuts being synced from my iPhone to my Mac?

I use some keyboard shortcuts on my iPhone. This helps a lot, e.g. when typing gn which is replaced by Good night!. These shortcuts are synchronised to my Mac via iCloud. On my Mac I use TextExpander ...
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Loading purchased music onto my iPhone 5S

I have purchased a lot of music from iTunes on my MacBook. Whenever I select that music to be moved to my iPhone, it appears (on the iPhone) with a "Cloud" icon beside it. As far as I can tell, the ...
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iCloud Sync Borked on iPhone

My contacts, notes, and calendars on my iPhone all disappeared about a week ago, except for a few which look like contacts I have added directly on the phone. It took me a bit to realize it, but ...
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Merge old exchange contacts to iCloud (with iPhone)

I'm trying to export my contact from my old exchange account to my iCloud account. The problem is that I do not have access to my exchange account anymore. All I have, is my contacts saved on my ...
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Logged into 4 iPhones and 2 iPads - how can I remove my account or deactivate them all except one?

Logged into 4 iPhones and 2 iPads - how can I remove my account or deactivate them all except one? I am not tech savvy at all and didn't realize they would have access to my info. I only want to keep ...
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How can I force Apple Mail to COMPLETELY refresh an IMAP account?

I have a Gmail account that is configured on three different Macs, let's call them Home, Work, and MacBook. Home and MacBook are on iCloud, Work is not, and MacBook is the one experiencing the issue. ...
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What can someone access on my device if they have set up iCloud?

My dad has given me an iPhone 5s and he has set up iCloud on it. Which he may access. Will he know about whatever I do? If yes is it possible for me to stop this without him knowing about it? I am ...
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How can I deactivate Find my iPhone's Erase iPhone?

My iPhone 4s has been stolen and I have activated "Erase iPhone" through the iCloud, but I've found out that this disables Find My iPhone too. How can I disable "Erase iPhone" to avoid deactivation ...
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Unable to set up iCloud email on mail.app after accidentally deleting the ~/Library/Mail/ folder

I accidentally deleted the Mail folder (at /Library) that contained a few sub-folders including one called V2. I did that hoping to do a fresh configuration of my iCloud and Live accounts. However, ...
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How does one get around the missing sync agent problem in Mavericks to sync with Outlook?

How does one get around the missing sync agent problem in Mavericks to sync with Outlook? If one tries to sync calendars or contacts through Itunes or with Outlook there is a whole part of the OS ...
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What details are erased when using find my phone?

If I erase my phone through iCloud find my phone, Will it erase contacts and pictures?
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How to change a new email address to iCloud without the old email's password?

I have an new email & password on my new iPhone 5. However, I still have my old email - to which I have forgetten the password - set up somehow for this phone on iCloud. I want to buy new storage ...
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How can I tell if “find my iPhone” has been used

We have several apple devices at home. If we track any one of them, using "find me iPhone" does it log or message the iCloud user that it has been tracked? Example: If I did find a find my iPhone on ...
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Wrong iCloud email

How do I change my iCloud account email? I use a different email for iCloud than iTunes for several reasons and I accidentally put in the wrong email for my iCloud and it's not allowing me to change ...
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Deauthorize old user on my iTunes without their Apple ID

I think that my ex-boyfriend's music is still syncing with my iTunes. It is syncing via the cloud. We both used to share the iTunes and now he has his own on his own computer (I assume). Is there ...
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Does Apple make anything public about how email delivery for me/mac/icloud.com happens?

I'm trying to troubleshoot some email delivery issues for users on me.com/mac.com and I can't find any documentation from Apple about how they do spam filtering, etc. (see AOL Postmaster for an ...
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How can I prevent my iPad from asking me to log in to i cloud? [closed]

How do I keep my ipad from asking me to log in to icloud. I don't want anything to do with icloud and I don't want to be constantly hounded by apple to log in.
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How do I change the iCloud ID on iPhone 5?

I lent my iPhone to someone who logged into iCloud with their apple ID. Now I want to change the iCloud account to my own, which can only be done by deleting the currently logged-in iCloud account. To ...
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Move photos from iMac to iCloud

I have thousands of photos on my iMac and want to save them to the iCloud?? How do I do this and how can I find them again?
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Change user ID for iCloud on iPhone

I am needing to change my apple ID on my iPhone for my iCloud account as it has restored with the incorrect user ID BUT i don't know the password for this user id so it just keeps telling me it's ...
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Google Calendar subscription shared with iCloud

Is it possible to share a Google Calendar subscription with multiple iCloud users? My sister has given me complete shared access to her Google Calendar so I can publish it to my iCloud calendar and ...
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Is my iPhone locked with iCloud or not? I don't have sim-card yet

I bought iPhone 5C from my friend and he hasnt used it, and didnt know anything bout that, he got it from somewhere. And im not sure is it locked or not? So i dont have nano sim-card yet. When i got ...
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iCloud Recovered_Files

Just for my knowledge and curiosity, I was looking at the different type of data located in the Cloud under my iOS iCloud Storage. What are exactly Recovered_Files? Example if I delete all the ...
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What email address do iCloud.com emails come from when you lose your password?

I have an iCloud account that I'm pretty sure will send to our mail server, and I have a way of seeing all the mail that passes to it, but I'm not certain what email account the username and password ...
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Why does my iPad keep asking for my iCloud password?

I keep receiving an iCloud pop-up message to insert my iCloud password every time i switch on my iPad and I'm unable to do anything on it, inserting the password doesn't help. What should I do?
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Apple ID Password

Just for my knowledge and curiosity, as you know the Apple ID Password must met some minimum requirements, such as: Have at least one lower case, one capital letter, at least one number, etc.... ...
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iCloud Backup Restore 6.0 to 7.0 but not 7.0 to 7.1

Just for my knowledge and curiosity, not using iTunes backup but just over Wi-Fi: Why is possible to do an iCloud backup and restore from 6.0 to 7.0 and is not possible to do an iCloud backup restore ...
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How to remove a book from iBooks

I "bought" a free book on iBooks Store, the book is on my iCloud. Now I would to remove it, but I cannot find a way to do it.
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How can I keep iPhone Calendar Entries when Doing iCloud Backup?

Every time I do an iCloud backup, my iPhone calendar entries disappear. Is there a way that I can keep the entries on my iPhone when I do backups to iCloud?
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Want to download songs to my iPhone; don't want to plug it into the computer

I have an up-to-date (iOS wise) iPhone 4. I downloaded two songs on my computer and now I want to get them on my phone, but my version of iTunes is outdated, and my computers slow, also I'd rather ...