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How to turn off iOS Calendar Notifications for iCloud shared calendars

How can I turn off alerts for iCloud calendars that have been shared with me? I just want to see alerts for my calendar. Example: My girlfriend has a haircut today, and she set an alert to appear 15 ...
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Remove iMessage iCloud email association from device [duplicate]

My cousin gave my little sister his iPhone. She has set up her own Apple ID, but whenever she sends me an iMessage, I get two messages from her, one as a normal message and one from his iCloud email ...
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Unable to join Photo Stream on OS X 10.8.5

I received an email invitation to join a Photo Stream. When I clicked on the "Join this Photo Stream" link on my MacBook Pro, I was taken to a page with the following message: Photo Stream ...
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Camera roll in wrong order

After restoring my iPhone 5 from an iCloud backup, the Camera Roll is all out of order. Photos taken last year are near the front, the photos I took yesterday are in the middle, and photos from a ...
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How can I add contacts from one iPhone/iPad to another iPhone that has a different iTunes account?

I've had two iPhones for the last year. One is for work, and the other is my personal phone. I set up each phone with its own iTunes account, and now I'm wanting to consolidate to one phone. So is ...
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Logged on to someone elses IPad

I borrowed my friends iPad recently and logged her out of the apple store and logged in using my own apple id. I did download a range of free apps using my own apple id. After this I logged out of ...
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How do get photos from your photo stream on your PC

Ok so I downloaded the iCloud program for Windows and synced my photo stream with my PC but only 100 pictures went onto my PC. There are still another 500 pictures in my photo stream on my iPhone. How ...
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Empty Directories in ~/Library/Mobile Documents

I'm browsing the directory in ~/Library/Mobile Documents running the latest version of Mountain Lion and I see may empty folders that correspond to applications that I have used in the past, but whose ...
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Contacts being added automatically

Somehow, contacts are being added automatically to my Mac address book. They contain only an email address, which suggests that a mail program is creating these entries automatically. The only email ...
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Photo Stream uploads while “Automatic Upload” unchecked

Photo Stream keeps on uploading new pictures from Aperture even though "Automatic Upload" is unchecked in the Settings (both in Aperture & iPhoto). So far my only solution was to block the ...
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iPhone 4S cannot send messages

I recently unlocked my iPhone 4S from AU KDDI to one of the carriers here in my country. I can make calls, receive messages but i cannot send messages. I checked the registered number under ...
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Subscribing to a Photo Stream in iPhoto 11

I've been struggling to view photos from a subscribed photostream in iPhoto 11. I'm running OS X 10.7.5 and iPhoto 11 9.4.3 and I've been following this guide: To subscribe to a shared photo ...
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Recover iPad Safari bookmarks overwritten by iCloud

My wife had a lot of bookmarks on Safari for iPad. From my macbook I was using Safari, with other bookmarks and some day I tried iCloud, so my wife's iPad bookmarks were overwritten with my macbook's ...
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iPhone contacts aren't syncing to iCloud

Contacts on my iPhone 4 are not syncing to iCloud even though it is set as on. It is a new phone, and the contacts synced when I first set up iCloud, but not since. I have tried "backup now" and new ...
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What contributes to my iPhone iCloud backup size?

Settings lists my phone's iCloud "Backup Size" as 2.2 GB (excluding other phones and general "Documents & Data") though all of its apps turned "on" for backup below don't even approach 0.5 GB when ...
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How do I rename a Shared Photo Stream?

The only option in my Shared Photo Stream appears to be "Edit", which lets me add/delete photos. Can I rename the title perhaps online somewhere?
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How to send photos from Mac to Photo Stream manually

No iPhoto, no Aperture, just want to send/upload a photo using my Apple ID and browser/finder/terminal (on Mac) to Photo Stream on iCloud. Thanks.
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iCloud backup file access [duplicate]

Can I extract data from my icloud back up to view on pc? I have changed phones but have lots texts etc on new iPhone. Can I view my icloud back up data as I have done texts I would really like to ...
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iPad is crushed, how to access iCloud backup? [duplicate]

My iPad was recently destroyed. There were a lot of pictures on it I would like to retrieve. I did have iCloud turned on. How can I access that backup and retrieve my pictures?
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How can I restore my iCloud deleted e-mails?

I have a mail account like xx@me.com. Due to slow working and non-responding computer, I accidentally erased my inbox and trash on iCloud. Is there any option that I can recover them?
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Continuing a “stopped” iCloud restore on iOS

I was restoring my iPhone 5 to the latest iOS and chose restore via iCloud. The restore process - especially for apps - was frustratingly slow and actually stopped frozen after a while. After trying ...
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Does iTunes in the Cloud apply to Movie Rentals?

I rented a movie from iTunes on my Mac running OS X 10.8. I was under the assumption that it would be available on my iPhone (iOS 6) and iPad (iOS 6) to stream or download but it isn't. It doesn't ...
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iMessage sync with the computer?

I know that if you have an iPhone and an iMac computer/laptop, you can text off your iPhone, then once coming within a certain radius of your computer, iCloud uses Wi-Fi and sends the conversations to ...
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Sending invitation from Outlook to iCloud calendar for all-day events

I sent myself (i.e. to my home iCloud account) invitations from my (work) Exchange account for several multi-day all-day events. However, when the invitations arrived, the calendar on my iPhone and ...
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How can I access TextEdit documents saved in iCloud on a PC?

I use TextEdit to store a number of notes for me, and now my Mac is in Apple repair, I can't access them. How can I use a PC to access these notes? Is it possible to use an iPad mini to access these ...
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How can two iCloud accounts have Find My Mac activated on an iMac?

I bought an open box computer from best buy, and a year later someone else's iCloud account remotely locked and wiped my iMac. How could their iCloud still be attached to the computer when the hard ...
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I can't send email to groups now that I have added iCloud to Outlook; groups aren't found anymore

I had email groups set up in Microsoft Outlook. They were great. When I added iCloud, it moved all my contacts out of Outlook and put them in iCloud. But now when I want to send a group email, my ...
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iPhone and iTunes Match

I have a quite large library of songs and I do like the majority of them on my iPhone (main reason I purchased the 64Gb version). Problem is that we have very slow internet here and turning on iTunes ...
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Calendar app changes colour of a calendar on its own

I have 4 private calendars in my iCloud account, and I've been using them for the last 2~3 years with no problem. I think it was last week when I first saw my blue calendar changing its colour to ...
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Need IMAP settings to interface feed2imap with iCloud e-mail

I want to use feed2imap in conjunction with iCloud e-mail to provide functionality similar to Google Reader so that I can follow feeds wherever I am through either the web interface or through the ...
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How do I retrieve songs hidden in the iCloud with iTunes 11.0.4?

My younger sister bought a few pop songs on my mom's computer (which is not an Apple but she has iTunes on it), and because of the iCloud they showed up on my computer as well. I really can't stand ...
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iCloud keeps signing in after I sign out

iCloud always... ALWAYS crash all my apps (Pages, Keynote, SimpleText, etc) that use iCloud so if I turn off iCloud, the apps run fine. Apps just cannot open documents at all. Here's what's getting ...
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iTunes Match Alternative … or some way of implementing this

We’ve been using iTunes Match pretty much since the beginning, but recently my wife has turned it off and refused to re-subscribe. I’m fast getting to the same place. It just seems so unstable, ...
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Shuffling Songs from Multiple Playlists on iPhone

I'd like to play songs from multiple playlists on my iPhone and iCloud. I use iTunes Match which clearly introduces some limitations. The closest I've come is to create a Smart Playlist, with the ...
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iPad apps transferring to iPhone through iCloud

If I download any app on my iPad will it download itself to my iPhone? The iPhone & iPad share the same iCloud account.
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Adding second iCloud account wipes out photostream

[UPDATE (Aug 12 2013)] This has been identified by Apple Genius bar as an iCloud bug. Problem Summary: Photostream tied to primary iCloud account gets wiped out when adding a second iCloud account. ...
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Is there a way to “Find My Friends” from the desktop, rather than iPhone?

I would like to access "Find My Friends" from the desktop. Also, is there an API available? I'd like to write code to monitor a person's location over time.
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How can I change my iCloud account on my iPhone?

My wife had to get a new iPhone and they put my iCloud account on her phone. I am trying to change it but when i go into Settings > iCloud, the email address is grayed out so I can't see how to ...
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Delete iCloud bookmark only from a specific computer

I have iCloud Safari bookmark syncing set up on two Macs and an iPhone. Is it possible to delete a bookmark (or set of bookmarks) from one machine only, so that they continue to exist on the other two ...
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How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list?

How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list? I have 100's of items in the list so do not want do do them individually. I tried removing Bookmarks.plist in ~/Library/Safari/ which deletes the ...
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How do you get notes to stay only on your iPhone and not sync to any other device on the Notes app?

I logged out of the iCloud account on both my iPhone and my iPad so neither devices sync each others music or apps anymore, but whenever I make a note on my iPhone I always find it on my iPad and I do ...
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iTunes Match not downloading high bitrate version of songs

I have a playlist in iTunes that shows all my songs that are matched with iTunes Match but are lower than 256 kbps. What I do every once in a while, is delete all the songs in the playlist (I delete ...
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Macbook locked with icloud

So I was playing around with the findmymac/iphone app just testing it out and hit the "lock" option. My Macbook Pro is now locked, which has been fine up until this point because I just hit "option" ...
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How do I Assign Contacts to iCloud?

I'm discovering the Contacts process is a mess. Even worse, it all looks pretty cool, the hidden complications can mess you up. Read on. I've learned the default account can be set to either ...
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Sync all Photo Stream photos on iPhone

I recently went to the apple store and got a replacement iphone 5 and with the new one I have decided to start fresh considering all the data I need is on icloud. All my photos are on photo stream ...
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How to get Reading List items as links

I just have a billion items in Safari's reading list and I would like the links to all of them. Is there a way to get all of the items in your reading list as links (maybe in a text document)?
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Device removed from icloud but photos are still being shared!

My brother linked my iphone(5) to his iphones iCloud (4S) and I deleted the apple id from my iphone and deleted it form icloud but a few of my pictures (only selective ones) showed up on his iphone ...
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iCloud contacts not syncing correctly

I have enabled Google CardDAV contact synching some time ago and disabled iCloud (contacts). Now I wanted to reenable iCloud synching too... I see some contacts on iCloud.com and on my Mac - probably ...
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Change iCloud on ipod

I would like to change my sons icloud on his iPod from my iCloud to his own without him losing his photos and data etc. Is this possible and if so how do I do it?
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How do I remove a shared photostream from only one device?

I want to remove a photostream I'm subscribed to on one device to save space but I want to keep it on my other devices. How do I do that?