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

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in this situation is find my iphone on in my idevice?

heyi recently bought an already used iphone and decided to upgrade it now when i did so there was no message on itunes saying to turn find my iphone off or anything like that it was upgraded it ...
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how to remove a backup of a purchased app

I have a certain app installed on my iPhone 6 Plus device. Due to some technical issues with this app, I need to completely remove it from the device and re-install it. Although it seems like I can ...
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I bought a used iPod touch 5th gen on eBay, but it's connected to their iCloud!

Is there any way I can sign out without their password? They refuse to tell me (would you tell someone your iCloud password?), and I can't disable Find My iPod. I'm on the latest iOS (8.3). Thanks for ...
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How to upload my iMovie project to iCloud drive?

I would like to get my iMovie project on my iPad. My iCloud Drive is turned on on every device. I mean the project, not the result from the theater. Video from theater is there on my device. But what ...
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How do delete selective iCloud book copy?

I dont want few icloud book copies to be occupying my screen space. Is there anyway possible, going to the folder directly on Mac, to delete the copy of the ibooks? I can see numerous answers of ...
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iPhone 6 iCloud Backup is super large

I recently jumped from an iPhone 4s running 8.1.2 to an iPhone 6+ and suddenly there is no more room for iCloud backups. When I go into "manage storage" I can see my old phone at 2.6GB and my iPad at ...
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Uploading pix FROM PC to my iPhone 5

my problem seems to be the reverse of others. I have lots of images on my PC that I need to upload to Instagram on my iPhone5. I have been doing this with no problem on my iPhone4. When I activated my ...
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Delete iCloud account without removing photos

My boyfriend bought me an iPhone 4 a year ago off a friend of a friend and I have since had a baby, so it is full with 700 odd pics which I want to keep safe of my baby boy on iCloud. Thing is I've ...
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iPhone 4 locked by it's previous owner iCloud account [duplicate]

I've bought a iPhone 4 of an auction site. When this iPhone got delivered and I turned it on, it asked me for the PIN code of the previous owner and noticed that the iPhone 's language was completly ...
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Cannot uncheck 'pending' iCloud keychain on both mobile and OSX

This is very frustrating. One day I wanted to try iCloud keychain. I turned that on without knowing I will be struck with it forever. I'm asked to verify with code which I can enter, then message to ...
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Have 2 iCloud accounts in my mac and don't know how

I have 2 iCloud accounts and don't know how, I tried to delete the deactivated one (the bottom one in the image) but when i deleted it, my mac deleted the other (which was active). When the 2 ...
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What happens when the total filesize of an iCloud drive exceeds the filesize of a physical drive?

I have 200 GB of iCloud storage, but my Mac only has a 128gb drive. Say that I would fill my iCloud drive, so that it would require more space to sync than what's available on my Mac. What would ...
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How to get all tunes downloaded to my iPhone from the cloud?

I have tunes that show on iCloud but I can't get them on my iPhone. How do I restore these? These represent about half of my saved music. When I backup I only get the songs that are currently on my ...
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How to force photo thumbnail download on iOS 8.3

I have 30,000+ photos synced to iCloud and am trying to get their thumbnails to show on the Photos app on iOS 8.3. On the (first) Photos tab, viewing at Years or Collections levels shows lots of grey ...
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Retrieve lost iPhoto after replaced hard drive

I replaced the hard drive on my MacBook Pro through Apple. I backed up files on my computer but not my Applications. Is my iPhoto lost forever? I have thousands of pictures on there! I've signed in ...
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Is there a way to get a public URL for individual iCloud photos?

I understand it's possible, through the Photos app and iCloud, to create a sharing stream of photos. What I am wondering is if it's possible to get a public URL from any given photo in iCloud. My end ...
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iCloud Photo Library - merge two Apple IDs together to one library stream? [duplicate]

Is there a way to use iCloud Photo Library and merge the photos on my wife's iPhone with mine? I'm willing to subscribe to the iCloud Photo Library service, but I rather one of us pay for the cloud ...
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How to get photos back which weren't saved to my iCloud account?

I had to repair my phone and forgot to save all of my photos to my iCloud account. Is there any way I can get them back?
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New Photos.app & iCloud photo library: how to save space on mac

I am migrating from aperture to the new photos. In aperture, I had my originals on an external hard drive (i.e. the library was local, but the originals were on the external drive). Now in iPhoto, I ...
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Lost Wi-Fi passwords after reset network settings on iPhone

After a network configuration reset on my iPhone all Wi-Fi passwords were lost. They were stored in iCloud Keychain, synced with my Mac, where they disappeared too. This is very frustrating since it ...
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After disabling iCloud Photo Library, cannot re-enable due to insufficient iCloud Storage

In an attempt to troubleshoot an apparently "stuck" upload process with iCloud Photo Library, I tried a suggestion I read about in Apple's own forums: Disable and then Re-Enable iCloud Photo Library. ...
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Can two iPhones share same backup space on cloud?

I have an iPhone 6+ and my girlfriend an iPhone 6. Can I backup her phone on my iCloud account? I have 200 gigs of space and would like to share backup space. Her phone is constantly displaying a ...
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iCloud Photo Library not uploading anymore

I have iCloud photo library enabled on my iPhone (6, iOS 8.3). Since the weekend it does not upload the photos anymore. When I go to the Photos settings, it gives me the following messages in a loop: ...
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How do I force Safari to ask me to save all passwords?

I'm using 10.10.3. iCloud keychain is enabled. Anyway, I find that Safari will ask to save passwords for some sites but not for others. examples of sites where I get prompted: eBay, amazon, some ...
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Watch folder for Photos

When I'm on my iPhone, pictures downloaded from the Internet are automatically uploaded to my iCloud Photo Library. I want the same thing to happen for pictures downloaded from the Internet when ...
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What is the maximum/optimized size of the OSX photos.app library?

I was using aperture with referenced images. The aperture library is about 20gig, the folder containing the referenced images is 200gig. I exported versions of a selection of my pictures (6000) and ...
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Why do I sometimes see a downloading 'pie' icon when viewing photostream photos?

it normally shows in the bottom corner as a sort of 'pie' that fills up as the picture is downloaded, similar to the 'app downloading' pie when viewing a downloading app on the home page/s prior to ...
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the iCloud icon to download apps is disabled and can't re-download the app

I have an iPhone 4s running iOS 8.3. During the last update for the YouTube app, I noticed that the "update" icon was not shown in the App Store > Update. I 'clicked' on the bar where it usually is ...
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Deleting photos on iOS7?

For some reason whenever I delete a photo on my camera roll, the corresponding photo on iCloud photo stream would also be deleted. Am I going crazy here? I thought the whole point of photo stream is ...
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Missing photos on my iPhone

I have a Macbook Pro and an iPhone that share the same iCloud account. On my Macbook's Photos I have a smart album that contains 52 photos. On the iPhone the album contains 40, with 12 photos are ...
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Pillars of Eternity: Games in the cloud

I have the Mac App Store version (not Steam) of Pillars of Eternity and I would like to synchronise saved games among two Macs. Either with iCloud or Dropbox. I tried to synchronise ...
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How can I share an album publicly (i.e. with non-icloud users) on iCloud

Using "Photos" Version 1.0 (209.52.0) that just got "put" on my computer at last update. Here's what my share menu looks like: Here's the support page where I looked for help. Goal: expose photo ...
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how to move contacts en mass from one iCloud account to another

I need to have two iCloud accounts, one for work and one for play/personal. Is there an easy way to move all contacts from one iCloud account to another via iCloud.com. For example, if I have 400 ...
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Is my apple ID compromised after receiving notification of Facetime from unknown computer?

Hello I received this notification, I would like to know what to do next if I do not know the MacBook Pro the notification is referring to? I have checked my icloud and do not see this device in the ...
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sending email via a hosted email address through iCloud

I have an email address (bartleyemail@emailhost.com) hosted by Google, I would like to be able to send emails from the iCloud.com mail app from this address via my iCloud account ...
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Two identical iCloud Group lists in Contacts

For some reason - & this has been the case for as long as I remember, years at least - I have two sets of iCloud Contacts in my Contacts address book. One is called 'iCloud (me.com) the other ...
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Is there a quicker way to pause Photos uploading to iCloud?

Photos.app on Yosemite takes forever to upload its library to iCloud, and can slow the WiFi network to a crawl while it does so. I know that I can pause it in the app's Preferences, but this is ...
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Do my original photos move to iCloud if imported to Photos?

I have a large collection of photos (80Gb) stored on my Macbook and I've imported them to Photos, these are now available through Photos on my other devices with the same iCloud account. Does Apple ...
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iOS file chooser for iCloud drive can't find tags

Any iOS app can let its users pick a file on iCloud Drive with the proper chooser dialogue. This dialogue allows to search files based on tags. Here is a screenshot to make crystal clear what I am ...
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How can I expose the faces data from OS X Photos to iOS Photos?

I've spent some time teaching Photos on my Mac to know which face belongs to what name and now have a nice set of groups. I'd like to be able to access that metadata on iOS - preferably through ...
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iCloud Photo Library not optimizing

My wife's 16gb iP5 is not optimizing iCPL she is now out of space. What do I need to do to fix this? I've read that if I turn off iCPL on her phone and then delete all the pictures in her photos app ...
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iCloud syncing seems to have stopped, can't delete folders

I am using iCloud Drive on my Macbook Pro, and I noticed that even if the iCloud folder has my files, they're not really synced on the cloud. Many files still have the cloud icon next to them: ...
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Do Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac/iOS offer real-time collaboration on shared documents like Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iCloud do?

In Pages and Numbers (I guess Keynote too) for iCloud if you share a document and then send the link to other people you get real-time collaboration between the contributors as they edit the document ...
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I selected to send SMS instead of iMessage to a contact once, and it won't switch back, Why?

I sent an SMS text instead of using iMessage to a family member when I had bad cell service about a week ago. I have FaceTime-d with them since and even deleted and recreated their contact info, but ...
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Why can't imovie see videos I have shared to icloud?

I used my iphone 5 to create several short videos that I want to use on my ipad as part of a larger project. Rather than airdrop them I shared them all to the cloud. On my ipad I go to the photos ...
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unable to delete large folder from icloude drive

I am unable to delete large folders from my icloud drive.( I have tried it both from my phone and from icloud.com) get an error saying “There was a problem deleting “folder name” try again later” I ...
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Resetting password for my @icloud.com account.

I have changed my Apple ID on my iPad2 but when I want to make a forced backup to iCloud I am being asked for password to my iCloud email (ie xxxxxxxxx@icloud.com). I cannot remember this. All sites I ...
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how long does it take to synch across devices

I've imported 1,000 photos into Photos on my Mac, and my settings are "Store in iCloud", it is over an hour since I did the import and when I log into iCloud.com via Safari I can see the photos there ...
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Recovering texts from iCloud

I lost my iPhone 4 and really need my text messages. I always backed up everything to iCloud. I don't have a new phone, but I do have a computer. How can I go to iCloud and recover my texts?
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how can I add photos from an external drive to the new Photos

I have a large library of old photos stored on my External Hard Drive (EHD). I would like t bring these old photos into Photos (Mac OS X Yosemite). How can I do this, what's the best way to do this?