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

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Transferring photos from one apple ID to another

I have an iPad and an iphone running on the same id. Now I need to give my iPad to my mom and log in with her own Id on it. I have my wedding pictures and videos on my iPad which I don't want to lose. ...
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iCloud Drive in Finder sidebar shows incomplete circle segment

The iCloud Drive title in my Mac's Finder window, shows a cloud symbol on the left side, and a circle on the right side with a segment not completed. I am having problems uploading Pages documents on ...
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Change over-the-air sync settings in iPad

My iPad is constantly popping out storage almost full message. When I link my iPad to iTunes on my PC I could see in my summary the bar for Others is the biggest culprit. When I click on the Info ...
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iPhone storage is full while iCloud is empty

What can I send to iCloud and how do I do that? My iPhone is full and my iCloud has barely been used. Can you help me please?
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Resetting a bought used iPad 2 [duplicate]

I'm buying a used iPad 2 through Craigslist. He has lost his iCloud account info for that iPad 2. If he does a factory reset on the iPad 2 and I bought it after reset, would it be possible during set ...
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Calendars Proliferating?

After updating to El Capitan, I find I have ELEVEN copies of each of my calendars (Home, Work, etc) on my MacBook Pro. Why? I only see one on iCloud (and iPhone, iPad). What happens if I delete 10 ...
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Nsurlsessiond/icloud has downloaded 250 GB of … what?

I've just set up my new Mac and the iCloud sync is taking place. What I don't understand is that why has it downloaded 250 GB as on this screenshot? I have 35 GB of photos and 20 GB of documents in ...
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How to stop receiving mails from a specific account?

Macbook Pro has made my life very miserable, in a struggle to make something out of it, I'm trying to atleast stop receiving mails from my gmail account with out disabling it. My gmail account is ...
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I cannot turn “iCloud” on for Pages on iPhone 5C

I have a new iPhone 5C, and it has taken just under 3 days to migrate my data from the previous phone (a record for me!). I am still struggling with a few setbacks. Currently, I am trying to get my ...
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My Photos.app starts on system startup

Apple's new Photos.app starts on every system startup although there is no configuration settings for system startup. Here is my checklist: Users & Groups > Login Items (There is no config for ...
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Is it possible to share GarageBand projects from iPhone to Mac Mini via iCloud?

I want to copy a GarageBand project from my iPhone to a Mac Mini. I was hoping to do this through iCloud and not have to deal with iTunes. I think I have iCloud turned on for GarageBand on the ...
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Can't sign out of iCloud because “your iCloud account couldn't be removed”

I want to sign out of my iCloud ID on my MacBook Pro but it says "your iCloud account couldn't be removed at this time, turn off all iCloud services and try again". What do I do?
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Photos app and iCloud

I have my photos saved in my 'Photos' application on my Macbook Air. I also have them saved on my iCloud (i can see them what i log on icloud.com). Now, if i delete photos from my 'Photos' ...
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Notes lost on iCloud

Took my iPad & iPhone to Apple Store for numerous problems. They backed both up to the cloud, showed me everything was there; including my notes which are my entire business. I make organic soaps ...
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Stuck “Enter your Apple ID password”

I just changed the password of my Apple ID. When I started using my Mac, several minutes later, the system preferences asked me to enter my password to continue using iCloud. after entering my new ...
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How do I delete something only on my device and still preserve it in cloud?

I still have a very vague understadning of how iCloud Library and the new 'Photos' app operate. How do I distinguish between photos on my device and what is stored in cloud. How do I delete something ...
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I upgraded my iCloud storage to 50 GB from the free 5 GB but my iPhone doesn't recognize the up grade

In my storage it shows that I've used 4.3 GB and have available 676 MB. Under iCloud it shows total storage 50 GB available 43.7 GB. When I go to manage storage under iCloud under backups my iPad has ...
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If I symlink an iCloud folder to my OS X drive, will the files only be accessible while I'm online?

I was thinking of moving my documents folder to iCloud then just creating a symlink to them on my computer (is this a bad idea in the first place, is there a more elegant solution?) However I would ...
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What is the iMessage character limit?

I don't mean for SMS, I'm talking about iMessages. Pasting text ~20,800 characters long gives an error that the message is too long on my Mac. What's the limit?
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Backup of data on iCloud

I use iCloud for my iPad, iPhone and PC. But if something were to happen to iCloud I would lose ALL my data. Is there any way of backing up iCloud data and if so where and how.
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Syncing app data across iCloud Drive and the old iCloud

To set up the situation: I have a 13" MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion still on it, an iPad 2 running iOS 9.2, and an iPhone 4s running iOS 7.1. Before upgrading my iPad, I used iCloud to sync data ...
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Safari 8.0 - 9.0 100% Cpu usage OSX 10.11.3 might be related to bookmarks / favorites

I'm experiencing very weird issue as far I remember from Yosemite up to latest El Capitan 10.11.3 (15D21) and Safari Version 9.0.3 (11601.4.4) Actually it's started to become more annoying with time. ...
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How do I connect my calendar on my Macbook, ipad and iphone?

I have an iPhone 6s, a Macbook and a new iPad. Right now events I create on one do not show on the others. How do I connect the calendar on all three?
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Use not-iCloud Apple ID mail address on Mail app

So I'm using an iCloud account registered with a Hotmail address and I wish to use it as mail account for my Hotmail account on the Mail app? I know that I can solve it creating two different account, ...
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Sync calendars between OS 10.8.5 and iPhone 9.2.1

Can I sync my computer calendar (10.8.5) to iPhone (9.2.1) without upgrading my computer OS? The cloud no longer works now that I upgraded my phone and I don't want to upgrade my computer right now.
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How can I back up my iPhone without Wi-Fi?

I assume there is something wrong with the battery in my iPhone 4, because it will not stay on unless it's plugged into the charger. I have about 1,000 pictures on my phone, and when my phone is ...
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Synch Contacts from my MacBook Pro to another MacBook Pro

I want to synch, not move, Contacts from my MacBook Pro to my wife's MacBook Pro, both running OS X 10.10.5, in each direction if possible. We both have different iCloud accounts. I have seen so much ...
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How can I upload a directory structure from a PC to iCloud without first copying it to my iCloud drive?

I have a directory structure of about 12GB on a network drive that I'd like to copy to my iCloud storage. I don't want to copy the 12GB from the network drive to my local iCloud drive folder just so ...
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iCloud contacts not synching

I have a Mac, iPhone5S and iPad all running the latest OS. A couple of days ago I updated a friends mobile number on my Mac and wanted to call her from my iPhone. I discovered this still had her old ...
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iCloud Photo Backup has stopped working

My iPhone has stopped backing my photos and videos up on iCloud despite iCloud Photo Library, Optimize Storage, Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing being enabled. I also have plenty of storage space ...
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Problem with not existing email address on iCloud [duplicate]

So I've put an incorrect email address on iCloud, which does not exist. Now I cannot log out because I have no password and I cannot even turn off Find My Phone without it.
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Different Apple ID contacts appear on my device

I got a new iPhone for Christmas and made my own Apple ID/iCloud so I could use it between my devices (I also have a Mac & an iPad) without sharing with my family. Today I realized that many of my ...
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iCloud numbers reference date/value from another table

I am trying to create a daily budget tracker with separate tables for each month, which I have created. I now want a front/first table to show: the balance as at today's date the amount spent today ...
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Safari Bookmarks not syncing via iCloud issue

I am frustrated by this issue that just appeared recently. No matter what I do, any modification (rearranging, deletion) to the bookmarks are soon reverted. the bookmarks are now totally out of sync ...
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My iPhone was stolen [closed]

My iPhone6 was stolen and the thief was Erased my id from Icloud In my country I do not get police help How can I track her position Or it back together
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Security issue logging in to the App Store using different Apple ID

Does your device get logged or added to relevant Apple ID's account device list when you logout from the App Store using, for example, your iPad device, and login back again with another ID? Example ...
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OS X El Capitan keychain login cannot be found to store

Upgraded to El Capital 10.11.3 yesterday, at the last prompt where it asks to login using iCloud I supplied my user/pass and then it sent code to my iPhone which I typed correctly but after that it ...
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Whatsapp Restoring Backup not working :/

Im having some real problems with WhatsApp. I have restored my iPhone from an iCloud backup and now wanted to get my WhatsApp history back, so I choose to restore from iCloud within WhatsApp, it ...
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How to view datas of 3rd party apps in iCloud drive?

How to view datas of 3rd party apps in iCloud drive? I opened Finder and selected the iCloud Drive from the side bar. I can only able to see some apps. I am using 3 journal apps(Reminisce Journal, Day ...
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If I delete a Picture from Photos on Mac will it also delete it in iCloud? [duplicate]

I need to know if deleting a picture from Photos on my iPhone will delete it from iCloud also? I deleted photos from MacBook and iCloud but they still appear on my iPhone. And vice versa
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Create new @me.com mail account

Every articles/answers I found are dated around or prior 2012. So I'd like to know: is there any tested way to create a new @me.com mail account right now?
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I want to remove some photos from iPhone 4s but keep them all in Photo Stream & iCloud

I want to remove some photos from iPhone but keep them in Photos & iCloud. I want to keep my photoson my Mac Air, & desktop. When I try to delete them off my phone it tells me it will be ...
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How do I get Mail.app to stop asking about iCloud?

I upgraded OS X to El Cap, and it's working fine, except whenever I create a new mail in Mail.app (cmd-N), it says there's a problem with iCloud, and offers to take me to System Preferences to change ...
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Understanding the lost mode “Find my iPhone” [closed]

So today my iPhone 6 got stolen, it has been off-line since then (10 hours ago), I have turned lost mode in "Find my iPhone". I had a password (not the 4 digit BS) on the iPhone before... What are ...
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Remove hidden iCloud folder from Time Machine backups

Problem: Inspecting my Time Machine backups using BackupLoupe, I found that a hidden folder in iCloud drive is taking up a lot of my backup space. I don't want to backup this specific hidden folder, ...
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Why have I lost the ability to play my cloud music with Apple Music?

I previously asked this question about what I might lose if I were to switch from iTunes Match to Apple Music. The basic consensus was that for my needs, I really wouldn't lose anything. I also ...
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How do I access Find My Friends from iCloud.com?

I have been reading that it is now possible to access Find My Friends from iCloud.com, and I have a friend who is able to do so from their iCloud.com account: It shows up in the iCloud menu under the ...
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iCloud login loading

I changed my Apple ID password and want to login to iCloud with my Mac. Entered password, and now it shows me loading and I can't do anything: neither restart the computer nor cancel the request. ...
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Syncing OSX settings and preferences to iCloud

Is there a way to sync/save OSX's own settings, preferences, etc to iCloud? I use OSX El Capitan.
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Stay signed in to Find My iPhone, when the iCloud account is different

On my iPhone 6 I use Find My iPhone pretty often to find my iPhone 5s. iPhone 6 used to be on the same iCloud account as iPhone 5s, but I switched it to its own account. Since then, I now I have to ...