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Why won't my secondhand iPad let me activate an Apple ID?

On the settings under iCloud, if I try and log in on the ID I created this morning, it says that the maximum number of ID's have been activated on this device. When I try and create a new account ...
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How do I download a video from icloud?

I have a video on my icloud that I want to download to macbookpro and save. I can see the video in icloud on my iphone. The video is deleted from iphoto on my iphone and I can't download the video ...
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iCloud tabs only shows one iOS device at a time

I had an iPhone and a Mac connected to an iCloud account, and I recently got an iPad. However, I noticed that I can't see all my tabs on all my devices. It seems like iCloud thinks my iPad and iPhone ...
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Does OS X Mavericks have Activation Lock like iOS 7?

I have bought a used MacBook Pro Retina, and after three mounths using it, I think I could do a clean install for my Mac. However, if it has an activation lock will that stop me using my Mac after a ...
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Data network not working on iPhone

My data network is turned on but when I try to access the internet it states could not activate cellular data network, so data only works on wifi. Things I've tried so far Replaced SIM Card, ...
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iCloud holiday calendar appeared in Calendar app

I opened up Calendar this morning and a new calendar appeared under "Other" The calendar is Mexican Holidays and it is a calendar subscription from iCloud. I didn't add it nor do I live in Mexico. I ...
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iPhone 5S gets very hot and drains battery

My iPhone 5S is getting very hot and the battery drains like 5 % in 30 seconds. I've tried it all, restoring and stuff and I've read that the problem is with iCloud. So I've deleted my iCloud account ...
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Stolen iphone gone from icloud

I cant find a simple answer to my question...sons iPhone was stolen. When he got home and notified me (a few hours later) I logged into his icloud account for him to look at find my iPhone (which was ...
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Photos cant be viewed although thumbnails are visible

I had an iphone 5 with photos on it and was backed up on icloud. My iphone 5 got stolen and i got an iphone 5s. I restored everything on to my new one, but some photos are there in thumbnail form but ...
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Are iMessages saved to iCloud even if iCloud is turned off on my phone?

If I have iCloud turned off on my iPhone, are incoming and/or already received iMessages still stored in the cloud? Can someone sharing my Apple ID see my iMessages even after I delete them on the ...
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When restoring iPhone backup, asked for *previous* iCloud accounts?

I've been using my username@outlook.com Apple ID on my iPhone for over 2 years. Prior to that I had username@gmail.com and before that I had username@yahoo.com as my prev Apple IDs. When I'm ...
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Iphone 5S camera roll keeps 'restoring'

My iphone 5S camera roll keeps saying 'restoring' at the bottom. I've tried reboots, hard reset, removing photos, removing icloud, and restoring the phone from a backup. I've checked all my icloud ...
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How to delete all my progress in Fruit Ninja?

I would like to reset all my progress, achievements and objects from Fruit Ninja. I've tried deleting it and then reinstalling it again, but I still have all my stuff. So, how could I reset the game ...
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iChat deleted my contacts

I noticed last night that every message thread I had active in IChat had the contact deleted! Instead of names, I was suddenly talking with phone numbers or emails. These people were somehow deleted ...
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Erasing iPhone and backup

I've got iPhone 4S and I wanna sell it...I have backed up contacts on http://icloud.com ...Does contacts remain on http://icloud.com after reseting all iPhone settings?
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Track appearing in iOS Music as an iCloud track that I do not own

I was listening to one of my playlists (not Radio) on my iPhone, and (at least) two tracks came up that I do not own and are not in my iTunes library on my Mac. I am the only person using this iCloud ...
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Deleting iCloud contents locally

I haven't really ever intentionally used iCloud; however, upon browsing ~/Library/Mobile Documents, I noticed that I must have unintentionally saved several files to iCloud. Unfortunately, I can't ...
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How to backup an iPhone, and restore it, with no side effects?

I need to restore my iPhone in order for my phone's carrier unlock to go through. What is the best method to do this? At the end of the restore process, I want the phone to be exactly the same as it ...
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Syncing back Notes app data to new Apple ID

I have a iPhone, the Notes app data is not connected to iCloud and only saved inside the iPhone. Now I want to sync those data to my new Apple ID. (Previously I have no Apple ID) My problem is will ...
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Email verification not coming

I have signed up with a .edu.pk domain and waiting for email verification, but it's been hours since I haven't gotten it. Is there any issue with .edu.pk and apple?
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When I upgraded my iPad to ios 7, I was forced to restore to factory settings. I lost all of my photos and videos. Are they somewhere?

When I upgraded my iPad to ios 7, I was forced to restore to factory settings. I lost all of my photos and videos from the past 3 years. Are they "out there" somewhere?
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Can't backup iphone to icloud

My iphone hasn't backed up to icloud in over 19 weeks. I have deleted hundreds of pictures, turned off Mail, Reminders, Safari, Notes, and Passbook and still it says there is no room. The only thing ...
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How to disable 'Find My iPhone' without iCloud details in set up mode? [duplicate]

I have recently restored all settings in an iPhone so that the phone is in set up mode, so I can start using the phone from scratch again. Unfortunately, I have used an e-mail and password from ...
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Problems with icloud data on 10.9.3 macbook pro

I can't get all of my text substitutions to work on my macbook pro running 10.9.3. Oddly they appear in the system preferences keyboard pane but when typed only the oldest ones are actually working. ...
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iTunes match will not upload any unmatched songs

I've got a few audio tracks (hypnosis audio CD's which I imported into iTunes) which iTunes can't match and tries to upload. However it iTM gets stuck on stage 3 and never uploads these files. I ...
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Apply email rules to existing emails

I've added a email rule in iCloud to copy emails with a specific from address to a folder. This is working fine, all new mails are moved to that folder. Is there a way to apply the rule also to mails ...
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Can I get my Google Calendar shown in my iCloud Calendar on my PC?

It works great on my iPad and iPhone, and I would like to be able to see both the iCloud Calendar and my Google Calendar at one page on my PC (Win 7).
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iCloud email showing unread after moving

When I read an email the 'Unread' count reduces by 1. When I move this email to another folder, including Trash, within a few minutes my Dock icon lights up with 1 (or however many) unread emails. ...
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Why use iPhoto instead of manually saving images?

I would like to know whether there are any advantages to using iPhoto on Mac for my pictures taken on my iPhone. For the past few years I have simply exported all images via Image Capture which stores ...
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Deleting photos that have been backed up iCloud

If I delete a photo from my camera roll after backing up on iCloud, will the backup (In this case, the photo I deleted) be affected?
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I would like to know if my son is notifed when I try and locate him using his apple ID and his find my IPhone app. ogging in through www.Icloud.com? [duplicate]

Will my son be notified somehow when I log into his Find my Phone account through www.ICloud.com? Our apple ID are separate, and I would like to make sure that he is actually going to school like he ...
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iCloud Mail and iOS Mail auto-completes bunch of eMail addresses

Since a few weeks, my iOS Mail app and the iCloud webmail started to complete the mail addresses that I type in the "To" field in a funny way. It doesn't complete only single addresses, but tries to ...
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Remove devices associated with iCloud account

I'm trying to remove my MacBook Pro from being associated with my iCloud account however, when I try to remove the account a dialogue prompts me to make sure that I would like to remove it. For some ...
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Removing email account prompts to remove from other computers

So I added my @att.net email address a while back and decided to remove it from OS X Mavericks Mail. When I clicked to remove it, it prompted me if I wanted to delete this email account from iCloud on ...
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How do I remove a preference (save password) set in the iCloud keychain?

Months ago I was on a website and after logging in, Safari prompted 'Do you want to save this information to your iCloud keychain' or something. If I'd said yes, the next time I'd went to that site, ...
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How to download public photostream album from icloud.com?

My friend shared an album on icloud.com/photostream, by making it public and provided me its url. Now I can download individual photos in the album, but there are over 200 pics. Is there an option to ...
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Is there a way to temporarily pause iCloud sync of photos?

Is there a way to temporarily pause the syncing of photos over iCloud on an iOS device? Sometimes I'm on a 3G connection and don't want to waste my quota syncing photos or sometimes I want to speed up ...
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Deleting all copies of a photo

If I delete a photo from both Camera Roll and Photo Stream, is there still another copy on my Mac or elsewhere that Photo Stream placed there?
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ipad 2 bookmarks recover

My ipad 2 bookmarks disappeared and seem to have been overwritten by my other ipad's bookmarks. I had important pages saved and would like to recover them asap ): I have tried to reset my ipad (power ...
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Rental Movie from Iphone to Apple TV

I am wondering if my iTunes rental purchased from my iPhone is available on my Apple TV?
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Apple ID Conflict With iCloud Locked iPhone

I recently decided to restore my iPhone to the latest iOS 7.1.1 and got stomped by a serious problem. Its an iPhone 5 and when I got it, I had it linked with an Apple ID/email I no longer have ...
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Where are my old (previous) iCloud files after upgrading to OS X 10.10 Yosemite Beta 1? [closed]

I previously had about 200 .txt files saved in iCloud via TextEdit. After installing the Yosemite (10.10) Beta, there is now a folder hierarchie in iCloud, and all my previous files seem to have ...
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Is it possible to view files stored in iCloud Backup?

I have a backup for my iPhone 5s from January. Is there any way I can download them onto my computer ? Is there any way I can look into the files that were backed up onto iCloud?
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Using different apple id for store purchase and icloud and syncing contacts & calendar

I have following Apple devices - MacBook Air - iMac - iPad I am planning to buy iPhone 5s soon. iMac is used at home, and while travelling I use MacBook Air. iPad is used by my younger brother ...
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find my iPhone is 'offline'

I lost my iPhone after I checked it in find my phone it shows that the device is offline. I want to know it means that the phone is 100% switched off or find my iPhone was not kept on in my iPhone ...
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MacBook Pro locked with Find My Mac and won't let me boot

I was playing around with the Find My Mac iPhone app (just testing it out) and hit the "lock" option. My MacBook Pro is now locked and I have no place to enter the 4 digit PIN. When I start it, it ...
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Problem Syncing Between iPhone and iPad

I just got an iPhone recently — previously I owned iPad and iPod. I tried to sync the the contacts that was on the iPad to the iPhone, but the contacts were not synced properly (I see no contacts on ...
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How do I remove all traces of my Apple ID from a borrowed MBA?

My MacBook Pro logic board needed to be replaced, so I borrowed an MBA from a coworker. I restored the MBA from Time Machine to get back to work. When I was done, I removed my user account tied to my ...
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How to backup ePubs and pdfs to iCloud

Is it even possible? I have hundreds of books in all these formats sitting in my iBooks library on my Mac. Now, I do notice that I can safely delete my iBooks (purchased off iBooks Store) from my ...
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Second chance at icloud upload?

If photos are not automatically uploaded to icloud due to some transient error (environmental or otherwise), does icloud try again? Or do they get just one shot and if that doesn't work, they don't ...