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iTunes Match: Matched songs are now Uploaded and I can't download the 256kbps version of songs

I subscribed to iTunes Match yesterday and let matching process run overnight. This morning, most of my tunes were matched. I wanted to upgrade my matched 128kbps bitrate tracks for iTunes Store ...
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iCloud streaming

I have an Apple TV and it works great. I can stream my movies and TV shows from the cloud and watch them on my TV. I also have a MacBook Air, with a small HD. How can I stream my movies and TV shows ...
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Can I use Back To My Mac's mDNS address and for ssh and other routing of traffic?

On Lion and iCloud, the old MobileMe and Snow Leopard mDNS naming has changed and no longer works. I'm wondering how to use command line tools to find out the DNS name that Apple has assigned to my ...
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Can iCloud synchronize contacts from Windows Mail?

Can I sync my Windows Mail contacts into iCloud? I don't use Outlook for Windows, only Windows Mail.
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Why does my phone say I can't backup to iCloud even after deleting lots of video?

I have an iphone 4s and I got an error message saying it can't do a backup because I have more than 5 GB to backup (more details listed on my question here). When i go into the detail i see that the ...
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iCloud not syncing with work machine

I use an iMac at work and recently have been upgraded to Lion. I've used Lion at home since it came out. I've switched iCloud on on the iMac, but none of the calendar events are visible on my other ...
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Best way to clear up space and dump to computer when getting iCloud storage backup prompt?

When i sync my iphone, I am getting an error message saying it can't do a backup because i have more than 5GB of space used. I went to: Settings --> iCloud --> Storage and backup --> Manage ...
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iMovie which was created & stored on my iPhone 4S is nowhere to be found on phone or iCloud

The problem: The iMovie that our son spent dozens of hours making and editing for his final 7th grade project- due June 4th is now missing from his iPhone! And unfortunately, a trip to the Genius ...
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What is JishoPlus in iCloud storage?

I have storage for something called JishoPlus in my iCloud storage breakdown. I can't find anything definitive about it online. I know how to delete it (and I will), but what is it from?
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Transfer iPhone contacts to iCloud or Mac

I just got involved into a new project at work, and I added all my colleagues to my iPhone contacts. In the middle of the process I got the idea it would be better to add the contacts to my iCloud. ...
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iCloud - two songs, same album - one Matched, one Ineligible. How to fix?

I have 250 songs marked Ineligible, and I can't figure out why. They are all 128kbps or greater, way less than 200MB, all Protected AAC audio files purchased by my ex. I am authorized on his account ...
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History of downloaded iBookstore samples?

For some reason—presumably a sync by my iPhone that overwrote my iPad’s more recently downloaded library—the majority of my iBooks were deleted. The books I purchased can easily be restored, but I ...
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iCloud: Troubleshooting Safari bookmarks sync between Windows and OS X

I've been trying to ditch Google Chrome and start using Safari both on my MacBook (OS X Lion) and my Windows 7 desktop. After setting up iCloud on my Mac, I've set up bookmarks sync with Safari via ...
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iPhone, iCloud and Mail syncing problem

The Situation I work in an IT department for a law/property/ifa firm and we have iPhones rolled out to many of the important staff members. It is a UK firm, and as well as the permanent staff we also ...
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iPod touch (iOS4) doesn't sync AddressBook after moving to iCloud

I moved from MobileMe to iCloud. So my iPod2gn blocked in iOS4 is not part of the sync anymore. Well, it's a technical and commercial shame, but well, ok, enough said. I wanted to be able to have my ...
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Syncing bookmarks between iCloud and Firefox

I use Windows 7 and I've just got myself a lovely new iPhone. I've installed iCloud and it synchronizes my iPhone's calendar with Outlook, which is great, but I also prefer Firefox over Safari, but ...
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How to move hosting from mobile.me to iCloud?

A client of mine had a website hosted on mobile.me account. I received credentials and was prompted to upgrade to iCloud. I asked her to do it on her own machine (there might be some issues with ...
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Reading List in other browsers?

Is there a Reading List extension for Chrome? I have a deep, dark hatred of Safari, but Reading List seems more convenient than Pocket of Readability. Or, is there a way to access it by any non-safari ...
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Lion iCal calendar event shows up as grey rather than colour of calendar it belongs to

I have an item in iCal that shows in grey rather than the (blue) colour of the calendar it belongs to. It also has an interrupted border rather than a flawless border. What does that mean? Update: ...
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Why does me.com always redirect to Find My iPhone?

I changed my Apple ID, and I have to confirm my old mail @me.com to my new id. But the https://www.me.com/mail/ will always redirect to "find my phone" (maybe some issue with my last iPod touch that ...
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Access iCloud.com from iPhone

I noticed that in the HTML of icloud.com there are meta tags for creating a webapp on iOS devices. However it is impossible to get to just icloud.com on the iPhone, instead it redirects you to ...
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access iCloud backup app data

How can I access the iCloud backup app data, i.e. the app data from my iPhone? E.g., I would like to make a local copy of it on my computer (without accessing the iPhone directly, i.e. really just the ...
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Sync Safari bookmarks between computers

I've got a lot of bookmarks in Safari on my iMac. How do I get the same bookmarks show up in Safari on my MBA? Both using latest OS X with iCloud. I have checked Bookmarks in the iCloud settings, but ...
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How to export groups from an iCloud Address Book account using Automator?

I’m using Mac OS X Lion with iCloud. My address book ‘lives’ on iCloud and I’ve gat a number of groups in the address book. Under Snow Leopard I used Automator to export addresses from a group using ...
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Can MS Outlook work with iCloud? Can I iCloud-sync my iPad 2, iPhone 4S and Outlook 2010?

I haven't been successful getting iCloud to work with Outlook 2010 on my Windows 7 PC. My iPad 2 and iPhone 4S are iCloud synced. Is it hopeless to get all 3 together: iPhone, iPad and Outlook 2010? I ...
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Darwin/Linux/Unix command line email client that supports iCloud?

I need to access my iCloud email from a command line. Is there a command line client for Mac OS X (and/or Linux and/or Unix) that can connect to Apple's (I assume it is IMAP) servers?
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Is it a bad idea to have a shared Apple ID for purchases that also is used for iCloud?

There is lots of advice that suggests using a shared Apple ID for purchasing things (so that all devices using that Apple ID for purchasing can access those purchases) and to then use a separate Apple ...
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Is there a way to sync iCloud data with a Nokia phone?

I am using iCloud but I also have a Nokia phone that I use for emergencies. Apparently it has a calendar and an address book built-in. Is there a way, using some software to sync the Nokia phone with ...
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New address book entries on iPhone does not sync to iCloud

I have an iPhone (iOS 5.1). I added a new telephone number to a new address book entry yesterday and today I find that neither the iCloud Web interface nor my address book on my desktop (OS X 10.7.3) ...
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What is the best way to sync iCloud with other syncing services?

I have recently purchased an Windows Phone 7 (Nokia Lumia 900). I would like to use it alongside with all of my other Apple products. I have an iPhone 4S (I need 2 different phones for work), an iPad ...
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syncing favorites from computer to iphone

I can't sync my favorites from my pc to my iphone 3G through icloud, they say it will will do it through the air, yeah not happening? Please HelpI've tried everything even deleting and it goes back to ...
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Are Photos from the Photos app in iOS backed up to iCloud?

Are Photos from the Photos app in iOS backed up to iCloud? I basically make albums in iPhoto and they are saved in my Photos app on my device. I really hope these are getting backed up to iCloud. Can ...
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What is the size of a typical iPhone backup to iCloud?

What is the typical size of an iOS backup stored to iCloud? I currently backup my iPhone and iPad to iTunes. I'm considering switching the backups to iCloud, but I am not ready to purchase one of the ...
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How do I remove or delete an @me.com email?

I currently have 2 Apple IDs, one that uses my Gmail account and I have been using this one for a while now, this is the one I want to keep. When iCloud came out, I registered an @me.com email for ...
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iCloud storage doesn't add up on in iPhone's “Manage Storage” panel

I'm looking at the "Manage Storage" panel, (accessible from Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup > Manage Storage) which shows a list of all the items being backed up along with a total. Or at ...
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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 ...