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Deleting emails on iPhone creates new folder “Deleted Messages” in Mac Mail

When I delete an email in Mail on my iPhone, it creates a new folder in Mail on my Mac called "Deleted Messages". Why is it doing this and not putting them in the Trash? I am using iCloud mail on both ...
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Address Book won't restore contacts from .abbu

My Address Book won't restore contacts from my address book archive (.abbu). I sync my address book with iCloud. A couple weeks ago, Address Book told me there were some inconsistancies in my ...
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Is it possible to initiate “delete from iCloud” from iPhone?

I know, from within iTunes one can chose to remove an item from iCloud. Is the same possible from the iPhone? Say you imported an album full os songs and don't like one or two and would like to ...
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is there a way to force iCloud sync? [closed]

On my mac, i deleted a bunch of songs and checked "delete from iCloud" checkbox. On my iPhone (10 minutes later), songs are still there. Is there a way to force the sync between devices on demand? ...
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How to move existing reminders to iCloud in the reminder app?

There is already a question on reordering of items in the reminder app, but I want to go one step further and move existing items from the device to iCloud. Is that possible at all?
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How do I publish an ical calendar?

I am using a MacBook Pro running 'Lion'. I would like to make one of my calendars in 'ical' available to one person for at least reading. If that is not possible, I would like to publish the ...
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Can the iCloud apps backup of an iPhone be restored to a different iPhone?

The main or phone backup of my iPhone happened to my PC, but I had iCloud backup enabled for a number of apps (like WhatsApp, and others). My iPhone crashed and burned last week and Apple gave me a ...
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How to sync iCloud cal with Exchange

I use an Exchange server for work email and calendar, and I use an iCloud/iCal calendar at home and freelance business. I want to sync all my iCloud calendar items - not contacts, email or anything ...
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What is the correct way to use an iPhone and iPhoto and PhotoStream?

I'm rather confused about the 'proper' way to use Photo Stream and an iPhone and iPhoto. Here's how I use iPhoto and my iPhone: (This workflow was as far as I can tell the correct way to operate ...
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Configuring @me.com account on Adium

I am trying to set up my iCloud (@me.com) account in Adium. But it never logs in, and it says that my password is wrong. However when I set it up in iChat it works fine. I have googled for this sort ...
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is it possible to use iCloud to share Pages files on a Mac amongst users

I find the iCloud product to be confusing. Ideally, I'd like to be able to have a read only copy of a document pushed from one user to another user both on a mac. This would seem to be really ...
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How to switch the primary iCloud account on my iPhone 4?

I have recently upgraded an iPhone 4 to iOS 5.1 and when asked i registered it with Account A for both iCloud & iTunes. However i also use Account A on my iPhone 4S and thus wish to switch the ...
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Contact syncing is not working for some contacts using iCloud

I've verified that at least some of my contacts are not properly syncing between my iPhone running iOS 5.1 and my Mac running OSX 10.7.3 (both the latest OS versions currently available). Here, you ...
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Why does iCal often say “The server responded: 403 to operation CalDAVSetPropertyQueueableOperation.”

This happens on both my MacBooks running 10.7.3 and has done at least since 10.7 and with iCloud. My calendar seems to work fine from my iPhone. This popup says "Access to account “iCloud” is not ...
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How to sync Notes over iCloud?

I am having trouble getting my iPhone to see the notes that are stored on my iCloud account. So, my computer is running OS X Lion, on System Preferences > iCloud the "Mail and Notes" option is ...
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What happens when 2 clients modify the same iCloud synced Note?

Does the Notes app handle sync concurrency issues gracefully, or does it only decide to keep one version of a note if 2 clients modify the same note? For example: Turn on airplane-mode on an iPad ...
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Can I recover a deleted iCloud note?

I'm syncing my iPhone's Notes to iCloud. If I delete one of these notes, is it permanently deleted, or is there a way for me to recover it?
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Photos i take on my iPhone are not appearing in the photostream on my PC

I have recently signed up to use iCloud after upgrading to a iPhone 4s. My accounts were all verified and downloaded on my PC. I use Windows 7. Everything appears to be working - I have been able to ...
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What sets the language of iCal invitations?

I am using Mac OS X 10.6 configured for English. I am using iCloud configured for English. Why are iCal invitations sent in German?
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Backup online iMessage repository

Is there a way to download/export iMessage history somewhere? If I deleted messages on a local device, is it also removed online on iCloud?
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Failing to restore my iPhone 4S from iCloud backup over wifi

I have been trying to restore my iPhone 4S over iCloud since yesterday. Invariably, it will fail with the message that the iPhone is no longer connected to the internet. The wifi over which my iPhone ...
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Why do some emails go into deleted messages folder in iCloud?

I forward all email from my gmail account to iCloud using POP3 but when I delete emails in iCloud some go to the trash folder, which is where I want them to go, but sometimes a folder called 'deleted ...
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OSX Mail how to mark message as not junk

I have some mail messages that OSX Mail puts in my junk folder but does not show the header saying "Mail thinks this message is Junk Mail" and so does not show the button allowing me to mark the mail ...
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Is there a web-based iCloud interface for editing items?

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 5.1. I'd like to use iCloud, but my Macbook Air only has OS X 10.5.8, which is too old for iCloud. Is there a web-based interface for iCloud that I could use to edit ...
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How secure are iCloud backups?

Are iCloud backups encrypted, both when transmitted and stored? Is it possible for someone at Apple to access any backup made to the data enter? I have heard that when apps have been pulled from the ...
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iCloud access through browser

My iphone takes photos, automatically uploads them to the cloud in a cool way and then they arrive on my iPhoto without me having to do anything - that's excellent but is it also possible for me to ...
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After restoring my iPhone from iCloud, my photos are all low resolution. How can I fix this?

I restored my iPhone 4S from iCloud after recieving a replacement one from the Apple store. It took many hours for The applications and photos to come back but once restored, all of the photos on the ...
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What is the most effective way for a iPhoto user to have all photos synced and stored in the cloud for sharing?

If I make the switch in handling my photos on my Mac, from Picasa to iPhoto, then I need to have a way to have all of my photos synced and stored on cloud servers, for photo sharing online. (note, all ...
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Can iCloud's Documents and Data be configured to sync on a per-app basis?

I'm considering buying DayOne, a journaling app for iOS and Mac that syncs through iCloud's Documents and Data feature. I already own the iWork app suite on iOS and Mac, and I do not want to use ...
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How do I transition from a MobileMe account to an existing iCloud account?

I'm starting to get more messages about MobileMe ending, but despite all the info people have been posting online, I'm still confused as to how to deal with my own situation. I currently keep all ...
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Is there a way to access iCloud's Photo Stream from the Finder, similar to Windows?

On Windows, Photo Stream works in a way that all the files are automatically copied to your 'My Pictures' folder or the like. I currently have Photo Stream working in Aperture, but every once in a ...
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Can't download previous purchases in iTunes

I'm trying to download a specific episode of 24, that I have previously bought and I keep getting an error message that is completely out of place. I have tried to download many previous purchases and ...
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iOS Camera Roll and Photo Stream workflow

When I take a photo on my iPhone it is added to both the Camera Roll and Photo Stream. I can then upload the photo into "permanent" storage in Mac iPhoto either from Photo Stream or Camera Roll ...
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How do I transfer my Disney Digital Copy movie to iTunes using Lion?

I want to try this "Digital Copy" to iCloud movie deal but when I pop in the DVD it says: You can't open the application Up because PowerPC applications are no longer supported. Is there any ...
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'Find My Mac' says that it is already in use, how to fully remove previous configuration?

I posted a question earlier about using Find My Mac while my computer was sleeping, and after doing some research I noticed that I had 'Wake for network access' already enabled. So when I went to ...
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iCloud transferred but won't sync

I set up iCloud on my PC laptop from iTunes and it synced up to the cloud but won't refresh. Do I need to delete and start again or is there a better way? I have nearly 5,000 contacts and as busy ...
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How can I sync all of my email addresses in the icloud?

I just got an ipad and I'm trying to sync all of my email addresses across all of my devices, including my imac and iphone. I already had an apple id and had the icloud set up for my iphone and imac ...
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How do you download new songs when “Show All Songs” is off?

When you enable iTues Match, you have a "Show All Songs" option. When it's on, the label text states: All music that has been downloaded or that is stored in iCloud will be shown. When you turn ...
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iPhone 4S using 3G to download songs from iCloud after iOS 5.1 update

I have a limited 3G plan on my iPhone 4S and I also have iTunes Match service. In order to keep the phone from downloading songs from iCloud, while under 3G connection, I had set 'Settings>Store>Use ...
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Creating a desktop shortcut to a file in the iCloud

I have a MacBook with OS X Lion, and an iPad. I use IAWriter for keeping track of notes. In addition to standard file-based storage, it supports live syncing using iCloud. I want to organize the ...
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iCloud thinking iCloud site/iCloud Manager is modifying documents

I'm having a problem whereby when my (Windows) laptop is logged into iCloud, either via the web site or via the iCloud manager software, Pages on my iPad constantly pops up a spurious "synch" dialog ...
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How can I keep copies of my iCloud documents in Dropbox?

More and more of my favorite apps are beginning to include support for document syncing via iCloud. I like the idea of using iCloud to store my documents, but for several reasons I'm not ready to ...
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After iPad restore (from iCloud) apps still appear as 'waiting'

I just got the new iPad, and since I backed up my old iPad using iCloud, I restored from the iCloud backup. After restore, it restarted and began downloading all the apps. Now, I have all these ...
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Is the iTunes Match Limit for ALL Songs or just Matched Songs?

On the iTunes Match page, I see this text: iTunes determines which songs in your collection are available in the iTunes Store. Any music with a match is automatically added to iCloud for you to ...
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How to access Journals from iCloud.com

Is there a way to access Journals publish by iOS iPhoto, directly from icloud.com, without knowing the link already. Currently I have to "share the link with a friend" before I can access it on ...
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So how do you re-download movies now?

In the iPad 3 keynote, they mentioned that you are now (or will be?) able to redownload movies just like music and TV shows. However, if I go to my iPad I still only see Music and TV Shows in the ...
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Synchronize iCloud with three computers using outlook

is it possible to synchronize calendar and contacts via iCloud with three different computers? They're all using Outlook.
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Does the AppleTV support multiple Apple ID accounts?

I'm considering buying the new AppleTV, but I'm wondering if it works in the way that I want it to work. What I would like is that my wife can take pictures on her iPhone and have them sync via iCloud ...
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iPad Contacts app incorrectly formats telephone numbers

Some time ago my iPad Contacts app has begun an odd behaviour of incorrectly formatting American telephone numbers. Instead of displaying "(415)-123-1234", for example, it displays "41 5123 1234". ...
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How can I move an email without deleting it from iCloud server?

I have local rules on my Mac to move emails from certain people into their own local folders, and sound a unique alert. The problem is that it appears that moving it causes it to be deleted from ...