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Wrong contact synchronisation with 2 iPhones

I bought an iPhone 6 and I gave my old iPhone (the 5c) to my niece. Had it done at the AT&T store. The sales rep changed her # to my old phone and my old # to my new phone. I jumped on the iCloud ...
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Trouble with iPhone 5s

I just got a new iPhone because my other one broke & I was wondering how do I get my information (pictures, contacts) transferred back to my new phone? My broken iPhone was backed up... I've done ...
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Keyboard shortcuts synchronisation between iOS and OS X does not work properly

I use keyboard shortcuts on my iPhone a lot. For example, @g which results in @gmail.com, or addr for my home address. I have got multiple OS X and iOS systems. I believe shortcuts in sync via iCloud. ...
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Is there a way to pause and continue iCloud Photo syncing from command line?

Uploading about 600GB of photos to iCloud Photos over a 300KB uplink takes weeks but also creates network congestion that destroys any download bandwidth. The only obvious way to control it is to ...
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how to delete already imported pictures from iPhone in MacOS X Photos app?

I can't find a way to delete previously imported photos from the iphone in the Photos app (Version 1.0 (209.52.0)). Note that there is a check box to delete picture right after import, but I am ...
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Disable icloud permanently to prevent locked devices and lost data

Is there a way to prevent employees from setting up icloud accounts? The issue we have is employees set up an icloud account then leave the business and the phone become a costly paperweight because ...
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How can I disable the iPhone restrictions code?

I have forgotten my restrictions code. Can anyone please tell me if there is anyway I can change it without resetting the phone. I have tried updating it and have contacted technical support and they ...
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iPhone 4 died and need to know how to retrieve data on flashed phone [duplicate]

My iPhone 4 completely died. I got one of my fathers old iPhone 4's and had it flashed at Cleartalk. How can I retrieve all of my data that was backed up on the icloud?
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Changed iCloud password but Yosemite password not changed

I recently changed my iCloud password on my iPhone but the password to log in to my Macbook Pro (running Yosemite) hasn't changed. When I click change password it says that my account is using my ...
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Restore contacts from iCloud to MacBook

How do I restore contacts from iCloud to my MacBook? My contacts groups have disappeared on my MacBook Pro but they are in my iCloud. What is the process to restore to my Mac? It is still on my phone ...
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How can I backup everything from iCloud Photo Library on Windows?

I want don't want to pay Apple any more to upgrade my iCloud storage, so I want to clean-up the photos that are stored with iCloud Photo Library. I cannot find any way to download and backup my photos ...
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How to Disable icloud login to LAN server

LAN systems all running Yosemite, 1 wifi connected laptop and 1 MacPro server. After deleting all passwords from the KeyChains of both machines, my laptop will still connect automatically to the ...
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How does iCloud Photo Library's “Optimize iPhone Storage” setting work in relation to other photo apps on iOS?

If I have Optimize iPhone Storage enabled on my iPhone and my phone storage is completely full, I understand that iOS will only store a low-res thumbnail of many of my photos on the device. (The full ...
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iCloud backups stopped working on our home network

Several months ago, iCloud backups from our iPhones and iPad stopped working on our home network. We get the "last backup could not be completed" message. The backups work on other networks. I thought ...
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Why does storing photos on iCloud also consume storage space on iPhone?

If I have all my pictures stored on the iCloud, why are they taking up so much room on my phone? I thought the iCloud was designed to free up storage on your actual device?
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Can I update the iCloud password from a terminal?

I have several Macs in a different country, and I would like to update their iCloud password remotely. I can login to the machines via SSH, but the firewall does not allow me to use VNC. I would like ...
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IPhone 5c Restoring icloud backup

I got my iPhone 5c last night and it's been restoring iCloud backup all night and all day today. I want to upgrade to ios8 but I can't until it's finished restoring. I don't know why it's taking so ...
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how to find my icloud username?

I can't remember my icloud username, but I remember my Apple ID. I think I remember the password to my icloud, but I don't know if that will help me. Do you know where I can find my icloud(not apple ...
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Reminders & iCloud sync

I am using iCloud and Reminders and since a couple of weeks I am seeing a strange behaviour: new events are correctly added to all the devices events marked as "done" are not marked on other devices ...
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iCloud email - server password changed?

I have been using iCloud for a few months now with no problems until today. My mobile flagged up that I cannot login to my iCloud email account due to: Server password has been changed. Input the ...
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Add Keychain and computer crash

I'm trying to understand how Apple Keychain works. If I understand correctly, only passwords that are in the iCloud Keychain will be shared with my other devices and saved if I lose the computer. Is ...
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When I use iMessages, is a copy of all messages retained in iCloud?

When I use iMessages, is a copy of all messages retained in iCloud (on Apple's servers)? If yes, how can I delete them?
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Work Mac and home PC with same Apple ID causing problems

I used my personal Apple ID on a new work computer and now am having issues. Bookmarked Favorites set on the work Mac appear on my home PC and vice versa. iCloud photos available on the work Mac ...
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iCloud complains that I'm running out of storage when I'm not

I'm using the iCloud's free 5GB to backup some of my data from my iPhone. Recently, iCloud has been prompting that it's not able to perform backups because my iCloud is full. I checked my iCloud ...
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Photos on iCloud are not streaming

I've had iCloud set up for streaming photos. I just updated to iOS8 and now my iPhotos on my Mac book are not streaming on my iPhone. In fact, now there are no photos on my iPhone. How do I get ...
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How to prevent keychain passwords being seen with iPhone passcode?

Via Settings/Safari/Saved Passwords/ it is possible to view all saved passwords by simply entering the 4 digit passcode on ones iPhone. Is it possible to still be able to use Keychain passwords and ...
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Photos: Export all images without downloading them?

I just started using iCloud Photo Library. I uploaded all images using Photos for Mac. Now, I enabled the "Optimize Mac Storage" option, so the full-resolution files are not stored on my Mac. However, ...
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iPhone Screen Broken Beyond Use

So I've been trying to restore my iPhone 5c to factory setting but I can't since my Find My iPhone settings is on. I can't turn it off because my screen is too glitched and broken to do anything, even ...
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How did my deleted iCloud photos end up in the new Photos app?

so i've just upgraded to OS X Yosemite, which comes with the new Photos app. and i am scared! the minute i opened the app, it prompted me to log in to the iCloud and started downloading some old ...
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iCloud Photo Library not fully syncing on iOS

iCloud Photo Library appears to be working great between iMac and an iPhone 5c, but has been stuck on "13 items to download" for over a week on iPhone 5s, plus no photos taken with that phone have ...
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icloud video transfer

I uploaded a video to a shared icloud file. In my icloud photo sharing on my iphone it appears as a0 an activity and b) as a shared photo stream. It does not appear as a shared photo stream on my ...
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How to unlink an AppleID / iCloud Account from an iPhone that's been used 3 times?

I work at a place where they re-issue iPhones to various employees. One of these iPhones has been re-issued at least 3 times. Which means that there are at least 3 Apple ID/iCloud accounts that have ...
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53 GB in iLifeAssetManagement folder but only 5 GB in Photo Stream

I've got a 128 GB 11″ MacBook Air running Yosemite which I use for travelling and managing photos while on the move. With only 128 GB I try to manage the disk space carefully. But now I find there is ...
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Photo Albums Created On iPhone Are Not Appearing/Syncing to New Photos App in Yosemite

I have an iPhone 5S running iOS 8.3 and a mid-2011 iMac running the latest version of Yosemite. On Phone I have iCloud Photo Library turned on. I have "Optimize iPhone Storage checked I have upload ...
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Can not get the phone to accept a password

My 5s is driving me crazy. I can not open Apple of iCloud because it always rejects my password. I'll go to Apple or icloud via my computer and change it, and then try opening it a few times. ...
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How does FileVault 2 recovery key stored in iCloud work?

When requested during the full disk encryption process, one option is to store the recovery key in your iCloud account. I stored mine in iCloud, but frankly I'm confused as when I look at the drive ...
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Remove a list manually in Reminders

I get a problem removing a list in "Reminders", this one is locked in the iCloud list and not visible on "icloud.com"... Is that possible to remove a list manually?
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Restore my iPad

I forgot my passcode on my iPad and I can't restore it. I plugged it into iTunes and did the manual restart. I logged onto iCloud and took my iPad off of Find my iPhone so I could restore it. The ...
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How to loan my iPad while preserving personal data?

I would like to loan my iPad Air (iOS 8.3) to a friend and give him a clean device (without my apps and any personal data). After getting my iPad back, I would like to restore the whole configuration ...
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iCloud Photo Library vs my photo stream

Just for my curiosity and knowledge, Now that the iPhoto iCloud Library feature is available on both iOS and OS X devices, and if I understood good every time I take a picture, the picture goes to ...
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Can not add calendar subscriptions to iCloud

I can't add subscriptions to my iCloud Calendar anymore. If I want for example add the holiday calendar via Mac Calendar Setting I get this error message The server responded: “403” to operation ...
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If my iPod is stolen and wiped, would it still appear as 'offline' on iCloud or would it just not appear at all?

I am trying to find out if my iPod 3rd gen is stolen or just misplaced. I have find my iPhone activated but it happened a couple of days ago so the battery is probably dead. It shows up as 'offline' ...
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iCloud preferences crashes System Preferences in OS 10.10.1

I skipped the set up of iCloud when upgrading to OS 10.10.1 Now I get an error message saying there is a problem with iCloud preferences and when I clicked on iCloud in System Preferences, I get a ...
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How do I get my iOS calendar to sync automatically?

The iCloud calendars in my iOS Calendar app do not sync manually (for at lest a couple years now). In order to get them to sync, I need to trigger a manual sync by selecting the list of calendars in ...
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download iCloud photo to mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3

My phone is iOS 8.3 and my computer is OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 (iPhoto doesn't works anymore, instead there is another application called Photos) I have 3.2G of photos are automatically saved in iCloud ...
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corrupted library (?) preventing ipad upload to icloud photos

My ipad was not downloading photos from icloud photos, and was stuck uploading xxx photos. I tried turning icloud photos (and photo stream etc) on and off, and restarting the ipad, with no change in ...
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Separate everyone's phones & our Mac from receiving everyone's texts while sharing the same account?

I want to share our account because we both use the reminders, photos, notes, etc., and when I tried to set up a new apple ID, it nearly took those away. I, or he, would've lost our notes, etc. I ...
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Use Photo iCloud Library as Base for second Photo iCloud Library

In the past my wife and me were sharing one iPhoto library. I imported that iPhoto library into Photos and use it as base for my iCloud Photo Library. For reasons the original iPhoto library is not ...
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New Apple Photos app and iCloud: uploading archived libraries

As my macbook doesn't have enough storage for my family photos and videos, every 1-2 years I'd start a new iPhoto library, and will place the old one on an external USB disk. I have 4-5 iPhoto ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...