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'Sign in to iCloud' pop-up won't stop popping up on my iPad

This is obviously a common problem but even after following the 're-boot' advice I can't get rid of it. I can't sign in to iCloud because that e-mail address no longer exists and I can't receive the ...
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Can I view iMessage history from an iPhone set up as a new device?

I set up a new iPhone as a new device (not from a backup) but using my same Apple ID for iCloud and so on. Can I view my old iMessages on this phone? If I restore from backup, the messages appear. I ...
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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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How can I un-erase my iphone from iCloud

My iPhone was stolen and I made the mistake of choosing erase my iPhone in iCloud. Is there any way to un-erase my iPhone from iCloud? If not, is there any way to track my phone??
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OS X Finder hangs on tagging

I'm having a problem with the new tagging feature in Mavericks and I have a feeling it might go deeper than just the tagging. The problem is this: When tagging anything on Mavericks the Finder ...
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One of the apps (and its data) doesn't restore from iCloud. How to fix?

I'm restoring iPad from iCloud (context) after factory reset, but the app I need to restore from iCloud doesn't show up as scheduled for install: App Store > Purchases shows an icon to download the ...
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How to restore individual app data from iCloud while keeping all the other apps installed and new data created since the last iCloud backup?

I just discovered that one of my apps X "disappeared" for whatever reason from my iPad. It contained MBs of valuable data, and luckily I have an iCloud backup dated a week ago or so which have it all. ...
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How to put an image from PC to iOS 8 iPhone camera roll?

I have a picture on my PC that I want to put into my Camera Roll. PC is vista so I can't install iCloud onto the computer. I have iCloud but when I log in I don't see anything about photos. I see ...
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Find My Iphone is 'Offline'

My mom tried to track my Iphone 5 using Find My Iphone. My location services were turned on and everything was working properly. Then it said between a certain time that my iphone was 'offline'. She ...
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Why don't my icloud.com contacts download to my iPhone?

I've manually imported my Google Contacts into icloud.com (via a vCard file). Now I'd like to have these contacts available on my iPhone. My iCloud is property set up (Settings > Mail, Contacts, ...
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Calendar app changes colour of a calendar on its own

I have 4 private calendars in my iCloud account, and I've been using them for the last 2~3 years with no problem. I think it was last week when I first saw my blue calendar changing its colour to ...
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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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iCloud PrefrencesPane crashes after upgrade to Yosemite

I just upgraded to Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10. During the final step of the install, my network connection dropped while trying to set up the iCloud settings. As it says that I can skip this step and ...
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I can't figure out how to download podcasts

I can't figure out, anymore, how to download my podcasts onto my ipod.
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Old iCloud account of iPad

I deleted my old iCloud account, and now have a new one. I'm trying to get the old one off my iPad, but it's asking me for the password for the old account, which no longer exists. I don't want to ...
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How long are text messages saved in the iCloud server?

..and how can I get rid of them before they are subpoenaed?
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How do I change the iCloud ID on iPhone 5?

I lent my iPhone to someone who logged into iCloud with their apple ID. Now I want to change the iCloud account to my own, which can only be done by deleting the currently logged-in iCloud account. To ...
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How to use iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad?

On the following screenshot from https://www.apple.com/icloud/icloud-drive/, it looks like I can use an iCloud app on iPhone and iPad. But some webpage such as ...
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Restore iCloud account on iPad [on hold]

New iPhone 6 plus has correct iCloud account etc. Also had to change an old email address and discontinued it. Somehow my iCloud account on my iPad became this old email account and is now not ...
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iphone disabled [duplicate]

I bought an iphone 4s for my daughter unfortunately it was disabled since she forgot the password and when being bypassed by the tech they were asking for the icloud account and since I had only ...
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Contacts sync iCloud/iPhone/Mac after clean OS X install

I have an clean Yosemite installation without any data transfer from an old mac. My iCloud account is synced with my iPhone, and the mac is using the same iCloud account. After a sync some contacts ...
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Turn find my iPad off

My iPad is showing my old Apple id, so I am unable to sign out of iCloud or turn off "find my iPad" I need to sign out so that I can type in my new Apple id. The system is only allowing my to reset my ...
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Can I get non-iBooks Store ePub files into my iCloud iBooks library?

I buy quite a few ePub e-books from sources other than the iBooks Store. I used to use iTunes to sync these to my iPad and iPhone. However, I’m trying to set up my iPad and iPhone to purely sync ...
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Reminders won't sync to iPhone

Running iOS 8.1 on an iPad mini, Yosemite on an Air, and 8.1 on a 5C. For whatever reason, the 5C has stopped syncing reminders to/from iCloud. Works fine between the iPad and Air. So far I've tried ...
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Syncing Safari bookmarks across multiple Apple devices (iMac, Macbook pro and iPad)

I was a Microsoft Windows (98 to 8.1) user up until now , and I have recently made the switch to Mac OSX completely. While I have managed to familiarize myself with quite a few things so far, there is ...
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Notes not syncing to and from iCloud from OS X Yosemite

Okay, this is extremely frustrating and weird. I've had syncing of notes to iCloud turned on for a while, and I was never really able to figure out when the notes were synced. It always seemed pretty ...
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Persistent iCloud password request after iOS update [on hold]

I never signed up for iCloud. After updating iOS yesterday my iPad keeps asking for my iCloud password. I can't get rid of it.
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iCloud has space but iCloud Backup says that I don't have enough to complete a backup

I use 120 MB of iCloud storage space for iCloud Backup of my iPad & iPhone. There is still 4.8 GB free from 5 GB, but I have a notification in iPad's backup window that I'm lacking space to back ...
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iCloud Drive to behave like Dropbox

In my Dropbox, I have files inside a number of custom-made folders. I am able to view these files and folders inside apps that support Dropbox on my iPhone. I want iCloud Drive to behave in the same ...
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How to “unshare” a video in iCloud

I shared a home video on my iPhone with myself via iCloud using my cell phone number. I was hoping that this would allow me to see the file somehow on my Mac but alas that did not work. I'm assuming ...
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Forgot old iCloud account password

I have changed my Apple ID (email and password) on my computer. However, my iPhone 5 still shows the old email address which is grey so I can't change it. I don't remember the password for that email ...
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get icloud password from activated device [duplicate]

Here is the story .. My friend bought an iphone 5S .. Later he found that it's linked to icloud account and it wasn't verified .. So, he asked me to help him remove the account .. And i couldn't .. ...
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Replacement iPhone 5c - photos from iCloud have stopped downloading. How do I get it to start again?

I recently cracked my iPhone screen so I backed up everything on icloud and got a replacement iPhone. Everything I had has come back on my phone apart from all my photos. The photos and videos started ...
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iPhone asking for Apple ID for a former roommate

At some point several years ago a former roommate used my phone or iTunes for something. I can't recall for what, but since then each time I get a new phone, or need to restore from a backup, I'm ...
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iCloud Drive: Cannot download files?

Not sure if this is an implementation bug or iCloud clogged up. On one mac I have uploaded a folder. I know upload is finished because when I log into icloud.com I can see the files and download ...
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Video sync from iPhone to Mac iPhoto

I cannot find the answer to this anywhere. Someone please help? Photos sync ok from the iPhone Photos app to iPhoto on my Mac via iCloud, however videos within this app do not. Is it possible to sync ...
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How to transfer/copy Notes from one iDevice to another without using restore method?

I tried using iCloud account. But it did not seem to work. basically, I signed into iCloud on both iDevices with same Apple ID. And making sure Notes was set to on. Newly created notes will show ...
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How can I stop syncronization between chrome on PC and safari on iPhone?

for the first time i opened icloud on my pc. All of the bookmarks on Chrome are syncronized to safari on my iPhone. I don't want this. And when i delete from safari, i don't want the deletion to sync ...
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Is it any news / rumours when CloudKit will be available from other platforms? [closed]

I need to move forward with my project to other platforms to Android. Now I am using CloudKit, but I need a platform independent backend cloud solution. Should I start to use Microsoft Azure Mobile ...
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iCloud and OS X Server: Limits for Contacts, Calendars, Reminders?

iCloud and OS X Server: Limits for Contacts, Calendars, Reminders? For iCloud, there are some limits detailed here: http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202158 However there is no mention of such limits ...
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How can I disable unused Services in Mavericks?

I'm talking about the services you find when right-clicking a file or folder. It should be possible to 'remove' those services within the system preferences (under the keyboard section) but this just ...
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Find My Friends shows my old phone

I traded in my 4S recently to upgrade to a 5S, and restored the 5S from the last 4S backup, so they both share the same phone name ("Adam's iPhone"). However, when I use the "Find My Friends" app, it ...
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How do you get notes to stay only on your iPhone and not sync to any other device on the Notes app?

I logged out of the iCloud account on both my iPhone and my iPad so neither devices sync each others music or apps anymore, but whenever I make a note on my iPhone I always find it on my iPad and I do ...
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Cannot take photos, message pops up that says “Not enough storage space”

I am trying to take a picture and my iPhone 4s says there is not enough storage space and to go to settings. I went into setting and into iCloud and deleted the prior backpack to free up space and I ...
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Transferring iPhoto to iCloud drive

I have been running out of hard drive space on my older MacBook Air. I decided to free up the 91gb of space that is my iPhoto. (I believe) I moved iPhoto in relatively easy fashion. I drug it from ...
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Can I delete photos off Camera Roll after transferring to iCloud?

I need space on my iPhone. However I can not sync photos to my computer. If I want to delete photos off my Camera Roll after transferring them to iCloud, will those photos be lost permanently?
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How do you add a book to multiple iBook collections?

I'd like to organize my books into different collections and have a "completed" collection for books to be entered into upon their completion. The problem is that it seems iBooks will allow a book to ...
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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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iPhone 3G - Maximimum numer of free icloud accounts have been activated on this phone [duplicate]

I have just bought a second hand Iphone 3G and am trying to set up icloud and getting the following message - Maximimum numer of free icloud accounts have been activated on this phone. How can i get ...
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Retrieve data from incomplete iCloud backup

I have a data recovery problem with iPad Air with iOS 7.0.4. Somebody tried to reset my iPad Air, but there was a restriction password, and she could not guess it. Then she manually deleted Notes and ...