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Accidentally deleted the wrong iPhone backup from iCloud

I hope you can help me. I've recently gotten way too fed up with all the "not enough space" issues on both my iCloud and MacBook that I've deleted some of the wrong things by accident in my attempt ...
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Update to Yosemite: will I be able to sync iCal to iOS6/7?

I have Mountain Lion and want to upgrade to Yosemite. I need to use iCal on my old iPad (iOs6). I heard Yosemite asks you to update to iCloud Drive (that can't be installed on iOs6/7) and that you ...
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One of the apps (and its data) doesn't restore from iCloud. How to fix?

I'm restoring iPad from iCloud (context) after factory reset, but the app I need to restore from iCloud doesn't show up as scheduled for install: App Store > Purchases shows an icon to download the ...
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Accessing ICloud Drive files from an iPad

I've added some files (photographs) to iCloud drive on my iMac. Now, I'd like to access the files on my iPad. I've enabled the setting in "iCloud" on the iPad, like all of the tutorials say. Now- ...
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How to restore individual app data from iCloud while keeping all the other apps installed and new data created since the last iCloud backup?

I just discovered that one of my apps X "disappeared" for whatever reason from my iPad. It contained MBs of valuable data, and luckily I have an iCloud backup dated a week ago or so which have it all. ...
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How can I turn off icloud?

As far as I can tell, I have all icloud settings turned off, but I am still incessantly asked to log into icloud. How the heck can I just not use icloud without being reminded every 5 minutes to log ...
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iCloud keychain authorisation sends sms to old number

I want to set up iCloud keychain on my apple devices. To do so I went to settings > iCloud > keychain and turned it on and a button 'Approve with security code' appeared. It asked my iCloud security ...
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How do I remove old computers from my iCloud?

Last year I was at a job where I logged into my iCloud at work. I set my computer up with my iCloud so that everything would be hooked to my phone as well. Long story short, I am not at that job ...
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Can't open iCloud on MacBook

It shows "Loading iCloud..." all the time when I press iCloud on "System Preferences". Long time ago I tried to disable iCloud and successfully by modifying a file or deleting an app, unfortunately I ...
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If I store music in CloudDrive, can I play it in somehow?

I do not realy like this iTunes syncronization, connect device with cabel, start iTunes, .. too complicate. Can I sync and play music via CloudDrive?
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Is there a way to turn off the “iCloud Drive isn't compatible with Mavericks” errors?

I installed Yosemite on one of my machines (and uninstalled it a short time later). Now, running Mavericks, every time I open a program that uses iCloud (like Numbers), I'm greeted with this ...
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iCloud personal and for work

I have a personal icloud account and work recently gave me a work (school) ipad. They required me to make a new account separate from my personal one, but as I only have a cell and no home phone ...
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How good is Yosemite - Is it worth to upgrade now or wait till it stabilizes [closed]

I have iMac (2012) with OSX 10.9.5 (Mavericks) currently on it. I am a iOS app developer and need my mac best performing and can't let my mac go down for even 2-3 days. I have read news about issues ...
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I lost some songs on iphone when changed from 4 to 5s

I lost some songs on my iphone, I changed from iphone 4 to 5s, and then I lost 2 songs in the album, but the other ones still there. I can't find the missing ones. Where are them? I bought it,should ...
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Photos not deleting off iPad when deleted from iPhone

When I take a pic on my iPhone it syncs to my iPad as well, but when I delete a pic from my iPhone, it doesn't get deleted off my iPad. iOS 8.1, iPhone 5c, iPad Air The following settings are ...
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iCloud web interface still on Daylight Savings Time

Although my settings are Pacific Time (Cupertino), the time shown on incoming mail messages is one hour too late, using the web interface. The message time on my iPhone is correct. Hunh?
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Storing files in iCloud without a copy being saved on my Mac?

Is it possible to use iCloud as solely cloud storage, where files aren't synced to my Mac? I'm trying to keep a copy of my music files and some other stuff on there (I don't want to use iTunes Match, ...
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iCloud keeps asking me my password

I enabled 2fa for my apple account, and now iCloud keeps asking me my password a lot of times every time I login. I think it doesn't even bother to check it, since as soon as I enter it, it pops the ...
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Contacts sync iCloud/iPhone/Mac after clean OS X install

I have an clean Yosemite installation without any data transfer from an old mac. My iCloud account is synced with my iPhone, and the mac is using the same iCloud account. After a sync some contacts ...
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iCloud storage question - how can I stop using iCloud for email storage and just store emails on my computer?

How can I stop using iCloud for email storage and just store emails on my computer (a MacBook Pro)?
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Mac Keeps Messages Deleted From iPhone

When I delete messages from my iPhone, my Macbook Air keeps copies of the messages, is there a way to enable sync so that when I delete the messages from iPhone they delete on Mac and vice-versa?
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Stolen Iphone, Does find my iphone stay after icloud change

My phone has recently been stolen, i have been trying to locate it. i have set up the find my iphone app, and i have changed all my icloud and gmail passwords. what i want to know, is that if the ...
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iPhone syncs calendar to Mac but not the other way around. How can I sync both ways?

If I add an event in my calendar in my iPhone, it syncs through iCloud to my Mac in matter of seconds. However, if I add an event on my Mac, it does NOT sync back to my iPhone. Why not and how can ...
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iCloud unlock with new Apple ID's password

I have a iPhone 5s which is iCloud locked. I know the Apple ID's email but I don't know the Apple ID's password. I can access to the email which is the Apple ID's email. I want to reset the Apple ID's ...
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Does registered icloud account PREDOMINATE over accounts that have device listed?

To a 2011 MacBook Air that I purchased off of ebay I have performed the following actions to prevent issues relating to the seller locking/tracking me in the future through icloud: Deleted all ...
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How do I change iCloud settings without deleting files on my laptop?

I just got a message that my iCloud storage is almost full. I went to my iCloud account and saw that it is uploading documents and data from Numbers and Pages, some of which is private information ...
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Why isn't my music syncing from itunes to my ipod?

I recently got a replacement Ipod touch 5. I restored it and got all of my songs off of icloud. However. Songs I didn't purchase (such as being downloaded from CDs) are in my itunes library on my ...
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“iCloud Keychain Was Reset” after every reboot

Everytime I reboot my mac (10.9.5), I get a notice that "iCloud Keychain Was Reset". I can set it up again without problems, but I shouldn't have to keep setting it up. What's going on?
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Find device information when Activation Lock is activated

Is there a way to find the time and date of when Activation Lock was activated on an iPad? Also, can I find the IMEI and serial of the iPad? My iPad has few iCloud IDs and I know just 1 ID. What can I ...
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Old Photos synced to icloud

I am trying to clean up my Iphone 4S and moving photos to icloud. I tried to create a photo stream but I do not have the option on this phone. any suggestions?
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Location/Existence of iTunes plist files for iDevice apps

I've encountered an issue for an iOS device restore, where the iTunes account has changed and it has prompted for passwords of the old account during the restore. I've been told by Apple support ...
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How to download all photos and videos stored in iCloud?

I'm a mac user. Latest yosemite and itunes installed on my mac. Want to download all data from iCloud photo library and to disable auto upload future. Is there any way to download all photos and ...
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iCloud password reset problems

I recently upgraded my iPhone to iOS 8 and ever since I've been having trouble with login. My apple ID is a @mac.com address, which is a very old and no longer functions. I got locked out of my ...
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How do I transfer pictures from iPhoto to iCloud Drive?

I have 17000 pictures in my iPhoto library. How do I transfer them to iCloud Drive?
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iOS Developer Account - 50GB iCloud space still available. Will it go away?

I have an iOS developer account for which 50GB of space on iCloud Drive (or whatever the overall service is called these days) was allocated, when I installed iOS 8.0 beta on one of my devices (an ...
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How to remove 'phantom' iCloud account from Apple Mail

I am trying to remove a duplicate copy of my iCloud account from Apple Mail that seems to have managed to get stuck there. I cannot remove it from the Internet Accounts or iCloud panels as it does ...
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My son's user account and my user account on my iMac are linked/synced through iCloud. How do I unlink them?

So, on my home iMac - I have separate user accounts for me, my wife, and my two kids (ages 5 & 7). This has worked great - my young children only have access to age-appropriate sites, and ...
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Does the iPhone ask for iCloud password after updating to iOS 8.1?

I forgot the password of my iCloud account. I'm using iPhone 4S I am afraid that if I updated to the new iOS, the phone will be locked and I wouldn't be able to use it. P.S. I have tried iForgot to ...
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iCloud features requiring use of @icloud.com account versus actual account name

My wife and I use several features of iCloud, like calendars, reminders, and more. We are also using the new Family Sharing features of iOS 8, but this issue existed before then, and still happens ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing to iCloud

I have a new iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1, and new contacts created on the phone are not being synced to iCloud. In my contacts / groups section, only iCloud is listed. I've tried pulling down to ...
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Find My Mac and Internet Recovery

So after a long unsuccessful day trying to find OS X Lion 10.7 build 11a2063 (let me know if you have the dmg!) with the intent of reinstalling OS X on my MacBook Air, currently without an Operating ...
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Importing a shared photo stream into iPhoto creates duplicate photos

I have a shared photo stream in iCloud with a couple thousand pictures. (This is not My Photo Stream, but a stream I created separately.) About half the pictures were shared by me and the other half ...
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How do I open .icloud files?

I'm saving data to iCloud in my app using iCloud Documents capability, however I'm not using the Documents folder, instead I'm hiding my files in another folder i.e. User'siCloudContainer/MyFolder. ...
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iCloud doesn't allow me to backup

So I want to backup my Ipod Touch 5 because I'm gonna have to exchange it for a new one and I have tons of photos and notes I would like to back up. I tried backing it up to itunes but its taking a ...
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Will Photo Stream go away when iCloud Photos leaves beta?

iOS 8.1 is out and there is a public beta for iCloud Photos. There are many differences between the new iCloud Photo service and the old Photo Stream, but for the scope of this question I am only ...
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What happens when a phone runs out of storage and pictures are taken?

I am unsure of which iphone I need-64gb or 128gb. I mainly need storage space for photos and videos and I dont think 64gb would be enough. Someone has said that due to iCloud drive a 64gb would ...
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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6

From time-to-time I want to transfer only one or a very few photos FROM my PC (Windows 7) to my iPhone (currently an iPhone 6). I can find plenty of advice on how to transfer from the iPhone to the ...
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Cloudd quit unexpectedly

Ever since I upgraded to Yosemite, I have been experiencing cloudd quit unexpectedly bug reports popping up at front very very often. The issue is : Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: ...
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Can I restore a backup and then begin backing up to a new name?

I'm getting an ipad mini and I already have an ipad. I'd like to restore from icloud onto the mini so I can get my apps and savegames, but after that I'd like to diverge the backups so I can configure ...
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Is it possible to rename “iCloud Drive”?

I do not like folder names with a space in them... Can I rename iCloud Drive to another name, say, iDrive?