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iphone 6S and defunct Icloud email

I HAVE CHANGED MY Apple account email and password, but on my IPhone 6s is asking me to verify my password for an old email in the ICloud and I can't find a way to change the email on the Icloud in ...
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iMessage conversations on iPad 2 are not appearing on my iPhone 5

I've just bought myself an iPhone 5, I've set up iCloud on it and synced it with my iPad. However, all of the iMessage conversations I had on my iPad are not showing up on my iPhone's iMessages. How ...
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Force Contacts update in iOS9

Sometimes I update a contact on Mac and I need it immediately on my iPhone. Until iOS 8.x, to force contacts to update, was necessary to go in contacts, go back to groups then scroll tu update...easy! ...
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How to trigger download of thumbnails of icloud photo library to iOS?

After uploading a large number of photos through the web upload of iCloud Photos my iOS does not show thumbnails of those new pictures but a grid of icons with small clouds in it. It has been like ...
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How to run on iOS iMovie project moved from macbook to iCloud Drive?

Ok, I created my iMovie project on macbook. I wanted to run my iMovie project on iOS device. So: Went to imovielibrary Show package contents and copy the folder Spain: Paste this into ...
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Share a photo from iCloud shared album

I have some shared albums and I want to share some photos from the shared album via mail or whatsapp. When I select the photos and hit the share button it does not work. There is enough storage and I ...
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iCloud **Documents and Data** discontinued on iOS 9/Yosemite?

I haven't been able to find a definite answer to this question. I've upgraded my iOS devices to v9.0 and in both of them iOS "Documents and Data" is nowhere to be found. I got the prompt to upgrade ...
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iCloud Drive not working after El Capitan upgrade, files not in com~apple~CloudDocs

On one of my computers, iCloud Drive is not working after upgrading to El Capitan. The iCloud Drive folder is missing all my files in finder. Normally, these files are stored in ~/Library/Mobile ...
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iCloud Music Library and multi-CD audiobooks: Duplicate error

So I've imported an audiobook into my iTunes library. It consists of 4 CDs with about 11 tracks each. I've given them the proper author info and album info. I also gave each CD the proper number ...
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OS X 10.11 unable to press “allow” on Keychain Access dialogs

I'm running into an issue where keychain password verification box does not verify password - does not shake for incorrect password and nothing happens when I press "allow". I'm using iCloud keychain. ...
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How do I force my iOS device to create a new backup on iCloud?

I have an iPod5. I have been using iCloud for backups. However, I have an issue in a particular app that only goes away when I fully reset the device. (The issue in the app persists if I restore from ...
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Reinfecting a new Macbook by signing into an iCloud account that was used on a potentially compromised Macbook

I use iCloud for Find My capabilities and to sync contacts and calendar entries only (no iCloud Drive, Keychain or iPhotos etc) between my Macbook and iPhone. The Apple ID I currently use that's ...
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How to disable Chrome/Safari notifications on multiple devices

I have a macbook, iPad and two iPhones (one is mine, second - my wife's). All of them are connected to the same iCloud/apple account. Now, after last updates (starting from iOS 9), once my wife open ...
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How to sync Faces between devices in iCloud Photo Library?

I just synced my library from iCloud, and I realised that there is no faces.What I did wrong? How to sync faces between devices? I really need them in iCloud also. NOTE I know that I can create ...
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El Capitan Mail.app iCloud email account default email address

Just upgraded to El Capitan OS X 10.11 and my default email account is no longer ending with mac.com but is now me.com. When I try to change this it won't let me save it within the mail.app program. ...
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Photos app wants to upload my library to iCloud once again

After I upgraded to OS X EL Capitan, I need to turn iCloud Photo Library once again on my Macbook Pro, but once I tap on iCloud Photo library checkbox the Photos a[[ wants to upload my images once ...
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Can't login in Mac App Store or iCloud - login loading forever

After updating to latest developer release for OS X El Capitan, I can't login in Mac App Store or OS X iCloud settings. If I try incorrect password, a message is shown that the password is not ...
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How can I recover missing iCloud storage space?

I have an iCloud account with the free 5GB storage, which I want to use for backups. I have a strange situation where my iCloud is showing as having only 2.2GB space available: But isn't showing ...
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Does iCloud sign-in on multiple devices automatically sync apps or app data?

If my AppleID is signed-in to a another iPhone (specifically 6S) will the apps on my iPhone be copied/installed automatically to 6S? Will the accounts to some social media's will also be included?
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Extract iCloud Password from iTunes backup

How can I extract my forgotten iCloud Password from iTunes backup? I've tried to use iTunes backup extractor and the I locate accounts.db file Then I use sqlite browser to explore it,I found only the ...
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my iphone was stolen, i have an apple id but no cloud back up

my phone was stolen while I was in hospital having my baby, it had a lot of pictures on it of when I was pregnant, I have no other pictures apart from what was on this phone, is there any way possible ...
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My iPhone was stolen a while ago

So my iPhone was stolen a while ago, but today I have received an email from Apple saying it has been located. I signed into my iCloud account, but my iPhone does not show up. I am not sure on what to ...
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(icloud photo sharing) Two phones, two cameras… one unified place to upload?

all I want is for photos from my wife's iPhone and my iPhone to background upload to the same place? My preference is to stay within Apple's ecosystem, but I will happily consider anything ...
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How to move my iBooks library from one mac to another?

I have a lot of books in my iBooks Library. They are not purchased from iBooks Store so it is impossible to do it automatically via iCloud. What should I do? Some backup? How? Maybe should I copy one ...
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Hacked Gmail-reset pass-fowarding to Icloud

Srry for my bad english. Hi, i need to ask for help. Iff someone hacked my gmail, but i reset pass(log out all devices) after 2 hours(and add sms verification), but i didnt notice that is IMAP-turned ...
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iOS 9 iCloud Drive not showing all my folders and files

Now that iOS 9 lets you add attachments to email from iCloud Drive, I thought I'd give it a spin. I put some test files in a folder on iCloud Drive on my Mac, and then went to my phone and tried to ...
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How can I send my Apple Notes to text files?

I have viewed the similar question on AskDifferent and it hasn't been helpful. I have about 2000 iPhone notes, synced to my iCloud account, so I can access them on my iPhone or my laptop. I want to ...
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iCloud Notes not syncing

I have been using the Notes app to take notes on my iPhone 5s for years now but recently I'd like to make those notes accessible on my iMac and Nexus 7 Tablet. To sync them to the cloud I added ...
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I want to make an Apple ID, but someone has already used my email to create their own. How do I kick them out completely?

Since this person has used my email as their login, I was able to reset the password since it was listed as the primary email. Unfortunately this person has set their own security questions and ...
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How to pull all photos off from iCloud and move them to Google photos?

I can't seem to view my pictures on my computer. Everytime I try to view my pics it freezes. I think I have to many pics in my iCloud and it has a hard time pulling them all up. How can I pull all my ...
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How is iCloud Photo Library service in China?

A friend of mine is traveling to China and he was asking if iCloud Photo Library is reliable enough in China so he can take pictures past the 16GB limit on his iPhone? I know Google is delayed or ...
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What is causing Dropbox files to show up in my iCloud Drive?

Short question: What could possibly be copying Dropbox files to my iCloud Drive? Long Background: I have several Macs, all running Yosemite 10.10.5. I have several iOS devices most running iOS 8, a ...
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I have two iCloud accounts. How do I address all backups to one single account?

I have two devices (Iphone 6plus and Ipad air) with IOS 9 and one macbook pro (Yosemite). I also have two iCloud accounts. I want to backup all my data in just one iCloud and setup everything to ...
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iCloud photo library on iOS 9.0.1 only uploaded when screen is on and photos app is open

I recently upgraded my iCloud storage plan to 50GB to accommodate my ~20GB photo library on my iPhone 6+ running iOS 9.0.1. I then turned on iCloud photo Library and waited for the upload to begin. ...
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Is it still possible to get @icloud.com email address?

Set up a new iCloud account for someone and I am not seeing the option to set up an @icloud.com address and use the free email service. Does anyone know if this is still possible and how to go about ...
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iOS auto-erase after 10 wrong passcode attempts: will the iCloud activation lock still work?

After a recent and unsettling experience of having my iPhone stolen a few weeks ago, I have tried to harden the security settings on my new device. The old device has still not responded to a remote ...
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iCloud will not allow me to log out on my iphone

I am trying to recreate my Apple ID. I need to log out of iCloud apparently, but my iPhone is not allowing me to do this unless i enter my old password, which it does not accept!
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Can't play any music off-line from iPhone

After a recent update to iTunes and iOS I can only play the music in my phone when I'm connected to the internet. When I choose the option for show offline music it only shows 4 songs that I have ...
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Why are my icloud calendars and contacts (and a lot of other things) showing up on my dad's computer (he has a different apple id)

I just upgraded to ios 9 on my iphone 5c this morning and an hour after doing it my calendar events and reminders notifications started appearing on my dad's computer screen. Also, my contacts were ...
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Backing up full resolution photos from iPhone while using 'Optimize iPhone Storage' with iCloud Photo Library

I want to help a friend get setup with iCloud Photo Library. They have an iOS device without a lot of free space and they have a PC and an old Mac that can't run Photos.app. In addition to using ...
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Back to my Mac not working all of a sudden (Yosemite 10.10.5)

I am probably one of the many users who are experiencing problems with Back to My Mac. I am trying to remote control a MacBookPro through another MBP. It has worked perfectly while I was using the ...
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Can I view my home network's iPhoto / Photos library on an Apple TV (4th gen)?

I haven't seen it mentioned anywhere yet, but I'm curious if the new 4th Gen Apple TV allows you to view your iPhoto/Photos library from a computer on your LAN like you could before without using ...
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How to hide Photos from iOS

The new OS X Photos App allows to hide photos. Hidden photos will only appear in the Hidden album (or in any album which you explicitly added them to). However, the Hidden photos keep showing on the ...
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How to remove an image or movie from iDevice but not from iCloud Photo Library?

Since I turned iCloud Photo Library on on my iPad, I have all my pictures from Photos on Macbook. These not downloaded yet (little thumbnails) are loaded fully onto my iPad when I try to preview them. ...
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If I remove my apple ID account on my Iphone 4s, does it delete the data on iCloud on that device only?

If I remove my apple ID account on my Iphone 4s, does it delete the data on iCloud on that device only? I already have an Iphone 5s which is using the same apple ID. And planning to sell my Iphone 4s. ...
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Can't backup iPhone 5s (iOS 8.4) using iTunes 12.3 (because an error occured) or iCloud backup

I'm trying to backup my iPhone before upgrading to iOS9. Right now it's running iOS 8.4. After pressing 'Back Up Now' button in iTunes I'm getting this error message: 'iTunes could not back up the ...
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iCloud, keychain problems on MacBook Air

My friend has an iPad. I have never used an iPad, but am trying to help her set things up better -- so it's clearly a case of the blind leading the blind. We couldn't install Dropbox on the iPad ...
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Stop iCloud popup from displaying

While I'm using my Mac (OS X Yosemite), the following pop-up displays directly after boot and every few hours after that The only way to dismiss this is to click "Manage" and then quit System ...
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Where did my iCloud capacity go?

The photo shows my odd state of affairs. Apple has started to pester me to buy additional iCloud capacity even though, per their own numbers, I should have no need. The "Manage Storage" page seems to ...
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How do I delete an iCloud account with my email address that I did not set up

I received an email today saying Welcome to icloud and has my email address as the account. I did not do this. Then I received a second email a few mintues later saying someone logged into this iCloud ...