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

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Access Genius Bar history and notes online?

I just had a Genius Bar appointment where the very helpful bartender(?) made some notes about the problem I was having. He said that the info would be emailed to me at my associated email address. I ...
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iCloud email adding extra character to each line

I have an auto response to direct iCloud emails to my preferred address. The message being sent is having an 'r' added to the end of each line like so (except the last line....): Hi-r In the future ...
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icloud keychain web form passwords not syncing

Follwing having to create a new keychain on my laptopm, I have had to reset my icloud keychain, follwoing the advice on apple's support page. turn off all icloud keychain, re-enable on the most up to ...
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Is there a way to automatically detect and remove duplicate Notes? (in iCloud)

I had a lot of problems syncing my notes with gmail IMAP, so eventually made the switch. I was using the notes between my Macbook, my iphone and my iPad. I used the option to transfer from gmail to ...
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iCloud hide events not syncing to Calendar

I'm running on El Capitan (10.11). I've gone to iCloud.com and selected 'Hide events' after 28 days. It seems to have worked on the web version of the calendar, but will not sync to my calendar on all ...
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Does iMessage take up iCloud Storage Space?

If I send/receive iMessages, or photos and/or videos through iMessage, will those iMessages take up my iCloud storage space? I am not talking about iCloud backups. I'm asking that if I do not backup ...
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Iphone Icloud sync log

I have an iPhone 6 and I want to check to see if my iPhone 6 synced with my icloud on Oct 12 2015. Can this be done
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migrating to 250GB SSD, need to dump local Photos

I just purchased a new iMac with 250GB Flash storage, and need to dump some media on my old desktop to make the Time Machine backup fit onto the new Flash drive. I have a 200GB iCloud plan, and all ...
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Change iCloud email address [closed]

Is it possible to change one's iCloud email address? I mean the address that ends with @icloud.com, not Apple ID. I couldn't find anything.
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Why does my phone say my photos are like 9Gb out of my phone yet I've deleted thousands of it and I still have no memory left?

Is it because I have 40,000 pics in iCloud? But I still have 1 terabyte of storage. Can someone PLEASE explain to me how iCloud works. My phone will randomly gets rid of a whole photos albumn but then ...
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How to add music from iTunes to my iPhone after enabling iCloud Music Library?

When I enabled iCloud Music Library on my iPhone, I had the option of merging it with my existing music. I did that, and my phone has both music from my iTunes library and music from Apple Music on it....
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How can I restore just one app on an iPad

How can I restore just one game app on an iPad from iCloud? I deleted the app and restored it from purchased list but it took the game back to the beginning instead of the level I was on.
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How to recover icloud password if its locked?

I created an account for my uncle's iPhone, he used the phone for 4-5 months and asked me the password but I forgot it completely and don't either remember its google password or security answers, he ...
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iCloud Device Reappears

I recently deleted an iPhone from my iCloud account and erased the content and settings. But, the device reappeared in my devices online. Why would this happen?
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iCloud sign out lost note recovery

Bit of a long shot, I was connected to iCloud on my work mac and created some notes. Connecting to iCloud then became no longer allowed on my work proxy so I got a message to sign out. When I signed ...
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Does iCloud storage keep files on the device?

I may be wrong, but I noticed that iCloud keeps files on the device, while the Dropbox app doesn't. If I have a 8GB phone and 10GB of photos in the cloud. The iCloud would fill the phone, but Dropbox ...
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Can't download (update) files in iCloud Drive over Cellular

I can't download (update) files in iCloud Drive on my iPhone 6 over 4G connection. It only works with WiFi. Can someone help me? Thanks.
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How to activate lost mode on iCloud for iPhone that cannot be located?

I lost my phone in a taxi just after landing at an airport. My phone was in airplane mode and I cannot locate it with iCloud. On iCloud help pages, it says I can turn on the lost mode. I tried: ...
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Deleting photos from iCloud Photo Library without removing from specific device

I have a number of devices all syncing to my iCloud Photo Library.. which has now run out of space. What I want to do is have all of my photos in the Photos app on my Mac and delete older photos from ...
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Signed up for iCloud, email no longer exists and can not be logged in to

I signed up for iCloud a while ago on my iPod Touch 4G. The email address I used to sign up was deleted (not an iCloud address) and I need to use my current email address for my iCloud. Is there any ...
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Confguring primary vs secondary icloud accounts for admin + standard user

I've set up my admin account on my Macbook Air. I configured iCloud on this account. I'd like to do admin things with this account. UID 501 I've also migrated a backup to become a second account, ...
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App-based folder organisation in iCloud

I am trying to migrate my local files from my mac filesystem onto iCloud folders such that I can view and edit files using Pages and Numbers seamlessly from either my the local apps or the web ...
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Specfic epubs downloaded outside the iBooks store not syncing on a particular mac

I have a handful of epubs I downloaded outside of the iBooks Store and read them across two different macs and an iPhone. For reasons I cannot explain some books’ data (highlights, notes, place in ...
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How can I turn off iCloud storage space warning notifications?

I've been getting many pop-up and email notifications about my meager iCloud storage space. There's no chance that I'll upgrade so how can I turn off these reminder notifs?
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How can I retrieve all my contacts from iCloud back up to my iPhone?

How can I retrieve all my contacts from iCloud back up to my iPhone?
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Moving iCloud Photo Library / incorrect metadata date

I want to move my iCloud Photo Library to my own server. I'm not really sure will I only use my cloud server for picture sharing or just use it as a backup, but still want to move this 120Gb into my ...
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“HIdden” photos still visible

I would really like to know what is the point of putting photos into the "hidden" album if they can still be seen in both the camera roll and photostream albums? They are not actually hidden !
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iBooks iCloud Storage Limit?

I have enabled iCloud storage in iBooks on my Mac(s), iPad and iPhone. I have been slowly importing PDF and ePub books into iBooks on my macbook again so that I have a central location to store them(...
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iCloud storage photos

I have an iphone 4, with ios 7.1.2, and my phone tells me my software is up to date. When I log into iCloud photos, I can't view any of my photos. There is small print saying "iCloud photos requires ...
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iCloud Books: Failed to Load Book Because the Requested Resource is Missing

Since updating to iOS 9.3 and 10.11.4, I've decided to finally try and get my eBooks all fixed up and synced between my devices, since I swap between my iPhone and iPad often when reading. I'm using ...
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Songs added from Apple Music are disappeared in iTunes after Sign Out -> Sign In

Yesterday I did Sign Out from iTunes on my MacBook Pro (El Capitan 10.11.4), and after a few minutes I Signed In again with the same user. As a result - all my songs added from Apple Music are gone. ...
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Stop VIP senders from syncing across Macs via iCloud

I have a work computer at work (MacBook Pro 15") and a home computer at home (iMac 27"), and I use iCloud to sync Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, and Notes. I do not sync Mail, because I have a Google ...
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Backup iCloud Keychain

I recently encountered an issue where a very important (and non-resettable) password was deleted from my iCloud Keychain. All of my OSX-based keychains are backed up via Time Machine, but I realized ...
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iOS 9.3 iBooks for iPhone starts with a blank shelf screen

I noticed that since updating to iBooks using iCloud with iOS 9.3, I'm starting to see this "blank screen" page when staring iBooks. The books are still there, searchable by name or visible when ...
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How does Find My Mac work exactly?

My Macbook Pro 13 (2015) was recently stolen. I activated FMM about an hour after the event and two hours later received an update that the machine was erased. Questions: 1) What does this mean ...
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El Capitan: How do I use my Apple ID password to log in after a temporary password change?

Today, I reset my User password to a temporary password for use in a service appointment. Previously, the account was using my iCloud password to log in, and I thought I could change it back to that ...
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How to recover icloud account?

I have just bought a Macbook pro. When I install it, I click login to icloud but I forgot question that I use and I don't use email to backup. I can't speak english good. Please help me recover ...
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How can I move my notes from one folder (gmail) to another (iCloud)?

I use Notes on my iPhone, iPad and Macbook Pro. Of late, the gmail syncing has been unreliable. I want to move all my gmails notes to the iCloud folder. There doesn't seem to be a way to 'move' a ...
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How do I restore an Album that Apple Photos deleted by itself?

I use Apple Photos, with iCloud Photo Library, and I created an album, but after a while I noticed that the album disappeared. I never deleted it. The album is called "Nexus vs iPhone", and it no ...
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Why does iOS Mail.app not align Junk folder

Why does iOS Mail.app not align Junk folder? It appears there's an additional white space at the start. I'm using an iCloud account.
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Suddenly photos from icloud.com won't download onto my PC

My daughter is abroad. Our plan was for me to backup the pictures she takes onto my computer here in case her iphone is lost or stolen. Our plan has been working great. Every day I go to icloud.com, ...
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Safari: using dtrace to investigate iCloud Tab Sync

I'm investigating how Safari syncs tabs through iCloud. To start, I really want to know how Safari is updating its shared list of tabs, which means monitoring it or some background daemon for file ...
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How to encrypt existing notes on iOS 9.3?

Now that iOS 9.3 finally supports encrypted notes, the problem's come up as to exactly how I'm supposed to encrypt my 300+ existing notes. Until now I've been storing my notes locally on my phone, ...
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How do I upgrade to iOS 9.3 without enabling iCloud Drive?

I am (or rather, my brother-in-law is) trying to update the OS on an older iPad, and he's adamant that we need to do this without signing up/enabling/whatever it is that you do with iCloud Drive. So ...
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Ical error 400 - mavericks

iCal on my Macbook keeps on popping up with the following: The server responded with an error. The request for account “myemail (at) yahoo.com” failed. The server responded with “400” to operation ...
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How can iMessage send from my old phone number that doesn't have service anymore?

So my little brother used iMessage through my mom's iPad. He was just being funny and sending pics and cute little memes. However, in the process, he sent my mom a few messages from the iPad. ...
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Setting up new iPhone 6 issues and major headaches

Old iPhone 5 16Gb all backed up on iCloud. Tried to set up my brand new iPhone 6 but turned out the last (manual) backup attempted on the 5 hadn't fully completed. Reinitiated a new mail backup on my ...
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Turned off iCloud, but still deleted my photos from all devices

I got a new phone (iphone 6s) so I wanted to wipe my old one (iphone 5s), once I had signed into icloud on my new device everything was recovered, photos, contacts, apps etc. So I turned off iCloud on ...
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EPUB files are not syncing through iCloud for iBooks along with iOS 9.3

Since 21 March 2016, I am able to sync any books via icloud between devices. It works pretty good for pdf. But it doesnt work for EPUB files. I have downloaded for my iPhone some EPUB file from the ...
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How to enable password lock on Notes in iOS 9.3?

I recently got iOS 9.3 for my iPhone, but I'm not finding an obvious way to password-lock my Notes. This feature was advertised by Apple as part of the iOS 9.3 package, but is it only available for ...