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

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Does online backup work well for OSX?

My external drive recently died, and my local backup failed (a string of bad bad luck). Good thing I have offsite backup, done with one of those cloud backup companies (backblaze). Right now I'm ...
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Why do some Facebook contacts not appear on my Mac/iPhone?

I've decided to try out the Facebook contact integration in Yosemite/iOS 8, and for the most part, it seemed to work pretty smoothly. However, I have some Facebook friends with actual contact ...
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How to remove apps that are remembered by App Store?

Over the past few years, I have downloaded various apps onto my iPhone from the App Store. I have noticed that the App Store remembers the apps that I have downloaded. So, for instance: If I ...
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How to save iCloud user and password in iPad Mini?

I have bought an iPad Mini and this is the first time I am using an Apple device. I have created an iCloud account but every time I try to download something from the App Store, I have to enter my ...
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Iphone 4s 3G connection problem

i am using iphone 4s with idea network, i recharged for 3G pack and even though i switch on 3G button am not able to get 3G network, i talk with customer care person for many times each time they ...
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where does windows store icloud drive files created from an iPad?

The MacOS stores icloud drive files locally in ~/Library/Mobile Documents. Where does windows7 store icloud drive files by default? I had not customized the location while installing it in my ...
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Swap iCloud account registered to an iPhone?

I bought my son a new iPhone at Christmas so I now have his old one but it has his iCloud account on it. If I delete the account on this phone can I make a new one for me and will his account still ...
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How to restore access to a disabled iCloud data?

I've tried my iCloud password too many times and it got disabled. I got the following notification: Email has been sent. When you receive your sign in information, follow the directions in ...
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How to check my iCloud text messages?

Can anyone tells me how to view my text messages on iCloud? I know that iCloud will back up my messages on my iPhone 5S, and I am very curious about checking the iCloud messages. Is there any ...
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Need of iCloud help

I have an Apple ID with an old email account that is no longer active. Trying to turn it off but obviously when I try to reset it sends to the old inactive email....please help
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How do I share my location on more than one iOS device?

To take advantage of Mac-continuity, Safari, Photos, Passbook, and Keychain sharing features, I have to use the same account on all my devices. But, location sharing is also enabled through iCloud and ...
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Inbox messages not visible after upgrading to Yosemite

Since I upgraded to Yosemite on January 3rd, my Apple mail app is misbehaving. When I get new messages from gmail, they show up in the Unread and Today mail folders but not in the overall Inbox ...
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How I can activate the iPhone which is asking for credentials I don't remember?

I was going to sell my iPhone tomorrow, and I thought I'd reset it so that none of my things were on there. I had already made an iTunes and AppleID for the buyer and was going to set up the phone for ...
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Why not have iCloud keychain as default?

Yosemite 10.10.1 and iOS 8.1.2 On my Keychain Access on OS X, I have the "login" default keychain and an "iCloud" keychain (I have iCloud Keychain ON for all my devices). I'm just wondering, could I ...
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iPhone 6 stolen. Did I accidentally cancel my pending data erase by removing account from iCloud too soon?

I lost my iphone 6 maybe 2 hours ago and proceeded to do some damage control by accessing the Find My iPhone feature on iCloud. In the following order in the span of maybe 10 minutes, I turned the ...
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Wiping a stolen iPhone that wasn't connected to iCloud?

Recently, my iPhone 5 was stolen - and while I have a new iPhone 6 - I received a message from a number of someone claiming to be in possession of the device, with a new number. All images, ...
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ICloud is giving me empty PDF files

I can't download a PDF from iCloud that someone is sharing with me. I get an email from the person with a link to iCloud. The link opens in my browser - it says 'downloading should soon begin' - ...
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access Apple's iCloud calendar from .net web application

I've been trying to find out of its possible to access Apple's iCloud calendar from a ASP.net web application. Does it support CalDAV or any sort of web API? I can't seem to find a clear answer for ...
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How to print iCloud contact list

How do I print my iCloud contact list? When I printed it the first time, the format was out of sorts, rendering the printed version un-usable? I thought that Apple was supposed to be easy. I was ...
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Video file uploaded to iCloud drive does not appear

My iPad says the video I created, and want to edit in iMovie on my laptop, was exported to iCloud Drive as a photo file. iCloud drive is active on both my laptop and desktop but is empty on both and ...
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New Activaction [duplicate]

I bought a iPod 5 over the summer as a Christmas gift for my daughter. I purchased it from an estate sale; as it appeared to be in working order. However, my daughter tryed to setup her own iCloud ...
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How can I change how often iCloud data gets synced on my iPhone 6?

When I make changes to Contacts on my Macbook, they tend to take a while to get synced up with my iPhone 6. I was wondering if there was a setting on the iPhone (or perhaps even on iCloud.com) that ...
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Cannot enable calendars and reminders in iCloud

I am using late 2014 retina macbook pro 15 inch but first when i click the iCloud settings it takes 15 seconds to open it. When I enable the contacts, I can't open the Contacts app it says contacts ...
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I cannot open icloud account in my device

I cannot open iCloud account in my device . When apple ID & password input then I get this message. "The maximum number of free accounts have been activated on this iphone".
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Force contacts to sync with iCloud right now

I just updated a contact's phone number in the Mac Contacts app. Now I want to call them on my iPhone (4S), but my iPhone does not have the new number. Both the Mac and the iPhone are configured to ...
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Deleting iCloud account with no password entered on the iCloud page

The password for my iCloud account has not been entered on the iCloud page under settings and I don't know what it is and therefore because it's not already entered on the iCloud page I am not able to ...
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Family sharing and iCloud

I just set up family share and my account is listed in my son's iCloud settings. How do I change this so he is the primary account on his device?
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How can I tell if my friend is broadcasting their location from an iPad vers an iPhone?

I wondered if there was a way to tell the device being used to broadcast a location in Find My Friends. As in, if someone switched over their location from iPhone to iPad to show that they were at one ...
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How do i restore data from an iCloud backup to my PC after my hard drive crashed?

My windows PC crashed and I need access to my photos from iCloud. I installed the iCloud control panel but it only shows my photo stream which is roughly 30 days of photos. I need to restore ALL of ...
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Securely deleting emails from Apple Mail

I have an IMAP account and iCloud account set up on my local Apple Mail client. Is the location of these ~/Library/Mail or somewhere else? I use OS X 10.10.1. For my IMAP account with domain ...
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Copy video file to iCloud of my friend

Can I copy a video file to the iCloud of my friend from my MacBook ? Suppose I know the AppleId and the password.
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Notes iCloud sync fail Yosemite and IOS8

Notes appear not to be syncing reliably. There are other questions but appear to be about older versions. No two of iCloud, IOS and Mac seem to be fully in sync. (iCloud and IoS do appear to be in ...
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iPhone is not syncing

Well I have an iPhone 5. It wasn't updated and it wasn't syncing then i updated and still it does not sync. I do not purchase my music in iTunes. I get it offline. I download about 5 songs and it ...
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How can I tell what's in my iCloud backup?

I have an iPhone 5s running iOS8 and a first generation iPad running iOS5, both logged in to my iCloud account. I'll skip some details and jump to the fact that I deleted my latest iCloud backup both ...
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How do I sign out of iCloud on iOS6

How do I sign out of iCloud on iOS6. I have created a 2nd AppleID I want to use for iCloud synching, but the only option I get is "Delete Account". I don't want to delete the AppleID (which is used ...
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Creating local archives of iCloud documents

How can I download archived versions of my iCloud data at will? iCloud's security is no match for user error, as I have experienced on one recent unfortunate event. Luckily only a few Notes.app notes ...
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Notes.app: Notes from iCloud show title but bodies are blank!

I have been using notes.app for a while, especially for its ability to use iCloud to sync. Everything has seemed fine, though it seems like some of my older notes' bodies are showing up blank. I ...
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I lost a MacBook Pro Retina 2013, What should I do to locate it?

I forgot it in the train station in a backpack. The Mac is locked with a password. It has Mavericks installed. Find my mac is enabled. What should I do to locate it and avoid thieve disable "find my ...
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Restore GarageBand song from iCloud backup

I've just been editing a song using GarageBand on my iPad Air 2 and I've made a mess of things. I have a recent complete iCloud backup of the iPad that should contain the good version of the song. How ...
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iCloud password reset

How do I change the Apple iCloud password that is synched to a computer no longer available to me? I am trying to backup my contacts to my new computer. I have loaded the latest iTunes application on ...
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Changing Icloud user name

I have an Iphone 4s that is linked to an Icloud account with an old email account that I no longer have access to. Is there a way to delete that old account and recreate a new account with my new ...
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Can't see family sharing invitation on iPad mini

I created a Family Sharing invitation and sent it to an email address. In a new iPad mini (running iOS 8.1.2) I find the email message and click on the "View Invitation" link. It immediately takes me ...
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Why is iCloud email deleted on iPad?

9 months of emails are gone from my iPad. They still appear on iCloud on my computer. How can I restore them to iPad?
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email change not reflecting in icloud in settings on iphone

I have changed my apple id email address and it's reflecting almost everywhere across devices, however on my iphone in Settings/icloud it still shows the old email address and I periodically get a pop ...
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Myriad of (relatively minor) issues on my rMBP in the last few days

Not sure how to generalize this, but my rMBP 15" 2014 has started having several weird issues in the past few days: Typing freezes (briefly) in Notes Searching “Keychain” from spotlight returns some ...
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Apple keeps asking me to accept the new iCloud terms and conditions

A pop-up will appear on my phone asking me to accept the new terms and conditions. To turn off these notifications, I need to turn off iCloud. Unfortunately, when I go into my settings to turn off ...
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Syncing reminders with colors and sorting via Exchange?

I noticed that iOS reminders sync nicely via iCloud. Even the order and color codes get synced between all devices, Mac, and even the web interface. However when using an Exchange server, I don't get ...
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Trouble with iCloud signing request

How can 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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iCloud Drive taking up space on local drive?

My computer seems to be keeping a local copy of my iCloud Drive folder. Is there any way to disable this? I know this because in my "Library" folder, there is another folder called "Mobile ...
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Restoring data from both an iCloud and iTunes backup

I backup my iPhone to iTunes manually about once a week, and backup to iCloud automatically every night, when I charge my iPhone. If I want to restore from an iTunes backup, then I just connect my ...