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How can I recover iCloud Calendar backup to iPhone 4?

My calendar entries in my iPhone 4 have disappeared. I have no total backup - just calendar and contacts backup in iCloud. I only want to restore the calendar back to my iPhone 4. I already extracted ...
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How do I create a new iCloud account for my daughter's iPad?

Two middle school daughters with new iPads (had to purchase for school). I will keep my AppleID on them for apps and music but want to create their own iCloud accounts for their photos, school work ...
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Why do I not get my messages sent through Jabber from other clients?

So when I'm logged into my gTalk/FB/iCloud accounts in the Messages app, I can send and receive everything fine. But, when I send messages from Gmail or Facebook on their web clients, my messages do ...
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Syncing OS X Notes with iCloud

I can sync notes when I am connected directly to the internet but not via our corporate lan. Our network has http/https open but most other ports are blocked. Which ports does the OS X Notes app use ...
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iCloud Mail and Ditching iPhone

Since iCloud was introduced I completely switched from Gmail to iCloud Mail and I am happy about this move and to the moment I use an iPhone 5 and a MBP. However, I don't use my Mac and I am willing ...
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need more memory on my phone

I have the iphone 5 ios 6 and I have two backups on there and it tells me I need to delete one of my backups. Would this delete my stuff already on my device even if it says that it will delete all ...
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Notification when a special AppleID/device connects to internet?

I like to know when my wife's iPhone is connected to wifi (Internet). It's for good! I'm not spying or anything! She is in a place where she doesn't have celular data connection. I like to know when ...
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Apple TV Gen 3 iTunes iCloud audio levels between songs drastically different. No “Soundcheck” setting?

I signed up for iCloud and let my iTunes library sync from my Macbook Pro. iTunes has "Soundcheck" enabled so all the songs play back at about the same level. If I play my music library on the ...
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Does apps backup on iCloud consume space?

iCloud comes with free 5GB space. If I enable iCloud to backup my iPhone app (10GB+), is the app size counted as part of the 5GB space? Or only the data of apps is counted?
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Cobook deleted all blank lines in Contacts' notes

Cobook, a relatively new Mac & iPhone contacts / address book replacement, recently trashed my address book. Specifically, the iPhone app deleted every blank line in every note of every contact. ...
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un-merge apple ID and icloud ID

So I had an xxxx@me.com ID for my iPod Touch and a xxxx@icloud.com ID for my iPhone. I was using both of them differently and separately. I was using the game center also separately for these 2 IDs. ...
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Can I edit the same Pages document on both my iPad and my Mac?

I'm interested in editing a single Pages document on both a Mac and an iPad. I understand the concept of "downloading" a document from iCloud (or from anywhere). But that isn't what I want, because ...
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icloud.com does not show all contact groups

I'm a Windows user with an iPhone 5. On the iPhone, I have two groups in contacts. The first is the default All Contacts, the other is one created by the contacts account I setup in the phones ...
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In the app store how do you determine if an app is iCloud compatible before purchase?

A few months ago on the Arqade site I asked if the iOS version of Chrono Trigger put save games in the cloud. DCol provided a great answer detailing how to check if iOS apps you own backup to the ...
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How does an iPhone import photos from the photo stream?

If I put a picture on my Mac to photostream and it moves to my iPhone's photostream and I delete the picture from my photostream on my Mac, will there still be a picture left on the iPhone in the ...
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Deleted iCloud contacts keep coming back

Tried to delete several contacts on iCloud.com, but they keep coming back! I have tried several times with no success. These contacts are still on my device with iCloud sync enabled. If I don't want ...
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Syncing old phone with new computer - what is this message?

I have a new Mac but I'm using my iPhone. Previously I had "Notes" synced between my phone and the old Mac. Now I have notes on my phone that I don't want to lose, and I'm trying to set up the iCloud ...
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How can I see (and delete) app data for apps that aren't installed?

I recently did a "restore" of my iPhone, and loaded data in from a backup (an iTunes backup, not iCloud) So, all my apps were gone- I had to re-download them. So I did, but I noticed that when I did ...
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Changing email addresses on my @me.com and @icloud.com

When I was married I started both my @me.com and @icloud.com accounts. The accounts are my first name and last (previously married) name run together. Now that I am divorced I don't want that as my ...
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Delete a TextEdit document in iCloud

I would like to delete a TextEdit document stored in iCould. The only solution I found was to open the document move the document to the hard disk "File → Move To ..." delete it locally Any ...
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Do I need to be concerned with timezones when creating events in my iCloud calendar?

I live in California, and I need to enter over 20 events onto my calendar. These events are taking place on the east coast of the United States, which is where I will be during the events. How do I ...
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iCloud won't let me download some deleted iTunes TV episodes again

I have purchased a bunch of TV shows iTunes. The original files for these shows are no longer on my hard drive and I probably deleted them. They show up in the iTunes directory, but when I try to ...
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Notes.app on Mountain Lion: How can I change the default folder view?

I use the Notes app with iCloud. The 'Notes' folder under 'iCloud' is set as my default account under Notes > Default Account > iCloud. This ensures that new notes are created in iCloud instead of on ...
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iOS & iCloud: Broken iCloud data causes kbd process to crash constantly and drains battery

On Stackoverflow I was told to come here. Since a few days ago my iPhone 5 is getting unusually warm and the battery drains REALLY quick, like in 4-5 hours. I tried turning all the usual suspecty off ...
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Using Photo Stream and ICloud

I am taking py ipad on holiday and plan to take pictures with my Digital camera and at the end of the day transfer the pictures from the memory card to the ipad via a card reader. Will these photos ...
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Can't delete iCloud account from Mail, Contacts, Calendars

When trying to log into iCloud from System Preferences, I'm told [appleid] is already signed in to iCloud To use this as your primary iCloud account, delete it from Mail, Contacts, and ...
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Can we have two iCloud accounts on our iPad?

I want to access my iCloud account (mail and calendar) on our family iPad. It is currently set up with my husband's iCloud acct. Can we have two accounts on this device?
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Queries with phone contacts

I had certain queries with respect to how iOS 6 handles phone contacts: My phone is synced with Exchange contacts. Does this mean that if I delete the contacts from my phone (local), the same will ...
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iCal 403 error on external events

I am a freelancer and often receive meeting invites from my clients who are typically larger organizations and run exchange or some other enterprise system. The meetings go into iCal fine, but often ...
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How to retrive my iphone 3gs backup files in windows 7

I was using iphone 3GS and using Dell windows 7 system. Last week I had cut and pasted (not deleted from my system) my iphone backup files in to my pen drive. I accidently lost my pen drive & ...
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What can I do if the past purchases page does not load in iTunes store app on iPad?

I have an iPad 3 and an iPhone 4 with the same iCloud account. On my iPhone I can load the past purchases page in iTunes Store app. The iPad does not load that page. It is light grey for a few seconds ...
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iPhone Notes synced on different accounts do not push to the Mac

Mac does not receive all notes from Phone. Apparently I changed the default to Gmail and now those notes do not appear on the Mac. I have tried changing Mac settings and accounts. Is there a way to ...
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iPad 2 deleted notes - how to find

I have a problem with "NOTES" on my iPad. I have missing notes that appear to be deleted. I have been trying to get on to iCloud to see if I can find them ther, but I can't seem to login. I'm going ...
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How can I log in into iCloud.com from an iPhone?

I lost my iPhone and i had a lot of important contacts and documents in my iCloud mail account. The only "computer" I currently have available is my friend's iPhone which is connected to his own ...
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iCloud can't find my MacBook

When I sign into icloud.com and click on the Find My iPhone icon, my MacBook does NOT show up in the located devices. I have already made sure that my location services are turned ON in System ...
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if i delete photos on my camera roll on my iphone will it delete the photos on photo stream on my macbook pro?

If I delete photos on my camera roll on my iphone 4s will it delete the photos on photo stream on my macbook pro?
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Mails do not properly sync between Apple Mail and the iCloud webmail

Any emails that I send/receive using Apple Mail on my Mac mini are not accessible via iCloud webmail. However, any mails I send/receive using the webmail do show up in Apple Mail. For example, I need ...
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iPod Nano 7th Generation - Lost Library

I'm a new user of iPod Nano and a senior so this is all fairly intimidating. I synced my iPod Nano the other day and after charging my device and safely removing it, when I reconnected the iPod, I ...
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How to sync Itunes podcast subscriptions between macs?

I've just got a new MBP. I've set up iTunes Match and all my music is magically available. But what about podcast subscriptions? Is there a way to sync podcast subscriptions between iTunes on ...
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Can you sync only a group of contacts from a Mac to an iPhone?

I'm running iOS 6 on an iPhone 3GS. I see that all my contacts from my computer have appeared in the Contacts app on my phone. Now my contacts database on my computer is, to say the least, messy. It ...
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How do I sync all my apple devices?

I have a MacBook Pro, an iPhone (4S) and just recently received my iPad mini through the post. I am wondering how I can sync all of my devices so that every contact, app and music are on all three ...
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How do I setup Apple Mail to automatically move old email to the Archive folder?

I want Apple Mail to automatically move all email, read and unread, to the Archive folder IF it's past a certain date. I want this move to take effect on ALL my devices (mac,iPad,iPhone,etc). How can ...
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Can iCloud show a phone when find my iPhone is turned off?

If I have my find my iPhone turned off, does it still show up on iCloud that the phone is turned on?
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Can i create my own back up iCloud account other than the one my ex boyfriend set my iphone up with?

When I first got my iPhone, my boyfriend set it up with his iTunes and iCloud account because I didn't have one of my own. We recently broke up, and he then changed the password for his Apple ID and ...
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excessive birthday reminder notifications

My birthday reminders started appearing more frequently about a month ago. Usually they only appear once per day, but for example I have been using my laptop for the past 20 minutes and they have ...
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iCloud sync issues

I'm trying to trouble-shoot my syncing problem; I have my Apple ID for my iPhone 5 and iMac desktop, and my wife has her Apple ID for her iPad 2 and iPhone 4. Is this setup preventing all of our ...
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Oops To many iCloud accounts Then hacked [closed]

I think I set up too many Icloud accounts and none got hacked into by a friend. Now it changes my security questions and passwords and probabably has my account and private info synced to others apple ...
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iCloud without the Internet

I know this is a long shot, but is there any way of using icloud or parts of it for syncing between two devices in physical proximity (using Bluetooth or ad hoc wifi) but without a connection to the ...
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ICloud /iCal can't accept/decline invitations?

When I receive an invite I do not get an email nor does the invite appear in iCal. If I log on to iCloud.com I do see the invite but when accepting/declining I get a message that my Calendar is not ...
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Which iCloud service runs in background in OS X?

I wondered which service is acutally updating the MobileDocuments folder in OS X? I looked through the Apple Developer pages, but nowhere is any information about background services in OS X. ...