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

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Notes lost on iCloud

Took my iPad & iPhone to Apple Store for numerous problems. They backed both up to the cloud, showed me everything was there; including my notes which are my entire business. I make organic soaps ...
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Stuck “Enter your Apple ID password”

I just changed the password of my Apple ID. When I started using my Mac, several minutes later, the system preferences asked me to enter my password to continue using iCloud. after entering my new ...
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How to fix an iPhone 4S with disabled iCloud settings?

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.1.1 and my iCloud is disabled (greyed out) in settings. How do I enable it if I can't select it?
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How do I delete something only on my device and still preserve it in cloud?

I still have a very vague understadning of how iCloud Library and new iPhotos operate. How do I distinguish between photos on my device and what is stored in cloud. How do I delete something only on ...
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If I symlink an iCloud folder to my OS X drive, will the files only be accessible while I'm online?

I was thinking of moving my documents folder to iCloud then just creating a symlink to them on my computer (is this a bad idea in the first place, is there a more elegant solution?) However I would ...
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I upgraded my iCloud storage to 50 GB from the free 5 GB but my iPhone doesn't recognize the up grade

In my storage it shows that I've used 4.3 GB and have available 676 MB. Under iCloud it shows total storage 50 GB available 43.7 GB. When I go to manage storage under iCloud under backups my iPad has ...
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iPhone doesn't sync calendar to iCloud, calendar via iCloud.com still works

I'm having a major headache inducing issue with iCloud sync. My wife and I have shared calendars for a long time and it has helped us a great deal. The problem now is that my wife's iPhone has ...
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Sync Photostreams from different Apple ID's to the same PC

I've got a great setup when it comes to backing up the photos I take with my iPhone. They are synced to iCloud with Photostream, and then iCloud pushes them down to my PC. My PC runs a job in the ...
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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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Why is “recently added” playlist under iCloud control empty on iPhone?

The playlist "recently added" is a smart playlist (created by iTunes) and lists quite some songs in iTunes on the Mac. The library is kept in the iCloud by iTunes match, so the songs and the playlists ...
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Backup of data on iCloud

I use iCloud for my iPad, iPhone and PC. But if something were to happen to iCloud I would lose ALL my data. Is there any way of backing up iCloud data and if so where and how.
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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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Syncing app data across iCloud Drive and the old iCloud

To set up the situation: I have a 13" MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion still on it, an iPad 2 running iOS 9.2, and an iPhone 4s running iOS 7.1. Before upgrading my iPad, I used iCloud to sync data ...
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iCloud Catch 22 - Cannot sign out of old dead Apple ID on iPads

I have two iPads, both upgraded to IOS 9.02. I can't use iCloud on either pad because I can't change the iCloud Apple ID. Here's why: I changed the Email address of my Apple ID primary account since ...
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Safari 8.0 - 9.0 100% Cpu usage OSX 10.11.3 might be related to bookmarks / favorites

I'm experiencing very weird issue as far I remember from Yosemite up to latest El Capitan 10.11.3 (15D21) and Safari Version 9.0.3 (11601.4.4) Actually it's started to become more annoying with time. ...
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What happens if I click “delete backup”, do I still have my photos on the camera roll?

I'm running out of space in iCloud, so I decided to turn off all the backups and delete them. What happens if I click "delete backup" at the bottom of the manage store page? Do I still have my ...
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Some videos won't play through icloud.com

I have an iPhone 5s and have enabled the iCloud Photo Library. Recently I shot five video clips with my phone and they got synced to iCloud. One of them plays fine through icloud.com. Three don't even ...
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How to delete photos only from one device?

As I have limited storage on my iPhone, can I delete photos from my iPhone and they will still remain on the iCloud? Or can they be accessed on my iPad which has more storage? I think when I have ...
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How can I upload a directory structure from a PC to iCloud without first copying it to my iCloud drive?

I have a directory structure of about 12GB on a network drive that I'd like to copy to my iCloud storage. I don't want to copy the 12GB from the network drive to my local iCloud drive folder just so ...
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How do I connect my calendar on my Macbook, ipad and iphone?

I have an iPhone 6s, a Macbook and a new iPad. Right now events I create on one do not show on the others. How do I connect the calendar on all three?
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How can I back up my iPhone without Wi-Fi?

I assume there is something wrong with the battery in my iPhone 4, because it will not stay on unless it's plugged into the charger. I have about 1,000 pictures on my phone, and when my phone is ...
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No explicit songs show on my music

I just purchased a bunch of new songs through the iTunes store on my computer and one by one I saw them being iClouded onto my iPhone. I was very happy about this until I noticed that none of the ...
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Use not-iCloud Apple ID mail address on Mail app

So I'm using an iCloud account registered with a Hotmail address and I wish to use it as mail account for my Hotmail account on the Mail app? I know that I can solve it creating two different account, ...
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I have purchased iCloud storage 50Gb But it is not showing [on hold]

I have purchased iCloud storage 50Gb But it is not showing And my card charged 4 times but um still on 5 gb plan kindly resolve my problem
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Create new @me.com mail account

Every articles/answers I found are dated around or prior 2012. So I'd like to know: is there any tested way to create a new @me.com mail account right now?
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What does a 'dotted-line' cloud icon in the iCloud file browser represent?

What does this "dotted-line" cloud icon next to a file in the iCloud file browser mean? This is a plain-text file saved to iCloud from Byword, and it refuses to sync to my iPhone. But I'm having ...
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Sync calendars between OS 10.8.5 and iPhone 9.2.1

Can I sync my computer calendar (10.8.5) to iPhone (9.2.1) without upgrading my computer OS? The cloud no longer works now that I upgraded my phone and I don't want to upgrade my computer right now.
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OS X El Capitan keychain login cannot be found to store

Upgraded to El Capital 10.11.3 yesterday, at the last prompt where it asks to login using iCloud I supplied my user/pass and then it sent code to my iPhone which I typed correctly but after that it ...
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Internet Accounts - Login Issue with Google and iCloud

Google account issue I cannot login with my Google account on El Capitan (OS X 10.11.1). It accepts my mail, password and 2FA verification code too (Google Authenticator). After pressing the last ...
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How to sync my iTunes library to my iPhone while still using iCloud Music Library for Apple Music?

Is it possible for me to keep iCloud Music Library turned on so I can actually use Apple Music (save tracks and playlists to the My Music playlist) while also maintaining the ability to sync any music ...
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How can I remove iCloud data for a specific app

I want to delete pixel gun 3D status but It is apparently saved to iCloud. I have tried deleting the app and reinstalling but it kept the games data.
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Synch Contacts from my MacBook Pro to another MacBook Pro

I want to synch, not move, Contacts from my MacBook Pro to my wife's MacBook Pro, both running OS X 10.10.5, in each direction if possible. We both have different iCloud accounts. I have seen so much ...
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iCloud contacts not synching

I have a Mac, iPhone5S and iPad all running the latest OS. A couple of days ago I updated a friends mobile number on my Mac and wanted to call her from my iPhone. I discovered this still had her old ...
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iCloud Photo Backup has stopped working

My iPhone has stopped backing my photos and videos up on iCloud despite iCloud Photo Library, Optimize Storage, Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing being enabled. I also have plenty of storage space ...
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Problem with not existing email address on iCloud [duplicate]

So I've put an incorrect email address on iCloud, which does not exist. Now I cannot log out because I have no password and I cannot even turn off Find My Phone without it.
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Different Apple ID contacts appear on my device

I got a new iPhone for Christmas and made my own Apple ID/iCloud so I could use it between my devices (I also have a Mac & an iPad) without sharing with my family. Today I realized that many of my ...
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Move photos from iMac to iCloud

I have thousands of photos on my iMac and want to save them to the iCloud?? How do I do this and how can I find them again?
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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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How do I connect 2 iCloud accounts to a single iCloud Photo Library

I am trying to have all the photos from both my iPhone and my wife's iPhone linked to the same iCloud Photo Library so from both of our devices we can have access to the same Photos without needing ...
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iCloud numbers reference date/value from another table

I am trying to create a daily budget tracker with separate tables for each month, which I have created. I now want a front/first table to show: the balance as at today's date the amount spent today ...
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Empty iCloud Drive folder in Yosemite?

In OS X Yosemite, my "iCloud Drive" folder is always empty. My Macbook is running Yosemite, and my iPhone and iPad are running iOS8. I have gone through the iCloud Drive migration process and it does ...
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Safari Bookmarks not syncing via iCloud issue

I am frustrated by this issue that just appeared recently. No matter what I do, any modification (rearranging, deletion) to the bookmarks are soon reverted. the bookmarks are now totally out of sync ...
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My iPhone was stolen [closed]

My iPhone6 was stolen and the thief was Erased my id from Icloud In my country I do not get police help How can I track her position Or it back together
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Difficulty deleting music from music library on my iPhone

I'm having difficulty managing music in my iTunes library on my phone. I have old songs that I do not want anymore that are still showing up with the iCloud symbol (ready to download) in my library. ...
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Security issue logging in to the App Store using different Apple ID

Does your device get logged or added to relevant Apple ID's account device list when you logout from the App Store using, for example, your iPad device, and login back again with another ID? Example ...
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Whatsapp Restoring Backup not working :/

Im having some real problems with WhatsApp. I have restored my iPhone from an iCloud backup and now wanted to get my WhatsApp history back, so I choose to restore from iCloud within WhatsApp, it ...
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iCloud Photo Sharing - Not receiving invitation

I previously had an iCloud Photo Share album and then the pictures would stop appearing on my stream when the other member added new ones. We then removed me from the Stream to re-add. When we tried, ...
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Location information is not shown in “Years” view of Photos App

I do not see the location information of the pictures I have taken in 2014 when I am in "Years" view. I am sure pictures have GPS information on them. If I go in to 2014 year, I can see that ...
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How to view datas of 3rd party apps in iCloud drive?

How to view datas of 3rd party apps in iCloud drive? I opened Finder and selected the iCloud Drive from the side bar. I can only able to see some apps. I am using 3 journal apps(Reminisce Journal, Day ...