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Hi we have a iPad Need to reset

We have forgotten pass codes to iCloud and need to update ect.... Any help to over ride this would be great. Apple can't help as we don't remember secrete questions
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iPhone 5 stuck on “your iPhone is being restored”

I got an iPhone 5 and restored it from the iCloud backup of my iPhone 4. Now when I look at the iCloud backup settings for the iPhone 5, it says "Backup options will be available when your iPhone is ...
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Using my own server instead of iCloud

I am currently paying like a dollar a month for 20 GB iCloud storage, but I am just now building a new computer and am hoping to install an Amahi server on it so that I can have my own 'Dropbox' type ...
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How to really restore my iOS 7 iCloud backup?

I have done a backup of my iPad mini to iCloud. This was with iOS 7. Now, I have a top new iPad, in iOS 8. Restoring an iCloud backup is possible if the device's OS version is the one of ...
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If I turn off iCloud will it delete my photos

I need to make room on my phone and while searching for things to delete I found that ICloud sharing and my photo stream take up much more space than I'd like them too, so I was wondering if I turn ...
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How to sync iCloud contacts with Google?

I recently started using the Gmail app on my iOS devices because it has better search functionality than the native Mail app. However, that means that when I'm writing emails the app is using my Gmail ...
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Can I get my text messages back from my lost iPhone?

I lost my iPhone so I bought a new one. I am now wanting to get my text messages back. Can I get my text messages back? If I get my old mobile number back will my text messages come back? Does iCloud ...
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iOS 7: iCloud backup fails silently

Like so many other people, I have an iOS 7 device that fails to backup to iCloud. Automatic backups don't occur, and I periodically get the "your iPhone has not been backed up in n weeks" message. ...
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How do I prevent sharing contacts between two iPhones without opening a new account?

I have two iPhones, one is a 4s and the other is a 5s. One is for work and the other is personal. How can I prevent sharing contacts between each without opening a new iCloud account for each?
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How to remove a book from iBooks

I "bought" a free book on iBooks Store, the book is on my iCloud. Now I would to remove it, but I cannot find a way to do it.
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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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Is it possible to wipe an entire iCloud Photo Library?

I've been using the beta iCloud Photo Library for a week and a bunch of photos got duplicated and I'd like to wipe all the photos out and start over. I have backups of all the photos and have turned ...
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Accessing iCloud passwords without a Mac

I mostly use Macs and iOS devices, so I've started using the iCloud password manager for better account security. Of course, all the world is not a Mac, but passwords are ubiquitous. When I am using ...
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Incorrect name keeps appearing in Mail.app account info

I changed my name in iCloud a while ago, and then reverted that change. iCloud.com, the iCloud System Preference pane, and the info that appears in the Internet Accounts entry for the iCloud account ...
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How can I bypass Activation Lock?

I bought a used iPhone 4. The previous owner re-set the phone, but did not remove the device from their iCloud. It is asking me for their iCloud information when I try to set-up the phone. I don't ...
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iPad is iCloud locked to a defunct address

I was gifted an iPad from a restaurant owner. This iPad was provided to the restaurant and used to relay orders from a third party service who would deliver their food outside their normal delivery ...
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Find My iPad setting prevents restore

I'm trying to restore my iPad because the screen passcode was changed and cannot be remembered correctly. When attempting to restore from an iTunes backup, an error message says to first turn off Find ...
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If you lock out your iphone and put it in lost mode does it still connect to internet?

I lost my iphone and i locked it out, put a message on the lock screen. But I am wondering if the phone is locked out and they don't have access to it, does it still connect to internet to be tracked? ...
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How Do I Know If A File Has Been Successfully Synced To iCloud Drive?

I am trying out iCloud Drive as a potential replacement for Dropbox. One of the nice things about Dropbox is that it produces little green checkmarks on file and folder icons to let the user know that ...
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Why isn't my music syncing from itunes to my ipod?

I recently got a replacement Ipod touch 5. I restored it and got all of my songs off of icloud. However. Songs I didn't purchase (such as being downloaded from CDs) are in my itunes library on my ...
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Safari Reading list disappeared on Mac

Suddenly, my Safari Reading List is completely empty on my Mac (OS X 10.10.2 Yosemite, Safari 8.0.4). I already tried turning iCloud syncing for Safari on and off again, clearing the Safari cache,... ...
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Can iCloud notes be synced with different accounts?

Is it possible to synchronize notes with different accounts? For example, if I write something in my notes - my friend will open his notes with his account and see the change. Is this possible?
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Some iCloud events not showing up in iCal

A few weeks ago, I noticed that some of my events in Calender was not showing up on my mac (which is running Mountain Lion). I looked and they show up fine on icloud.com and they work fine on my iPad ...
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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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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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Force contacts to sync with iCloud right now

I just updated a contact's phone number in the Mac Contacts app. Now I want to call them on my iPhone (4S), but my iPhone does not have the new number. Both the Mac and the iPhone are configured to ...
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Can I transfer content from an existing iPhone to a new iPhone which is using a new (different) Apple ID?

I am trying to cut myself off from the family shared AppleID. I've just bought myself a new Macbook and have set up a new Apple ID. I have also just got a iPhone 5 to replace my dying 4. My question ...
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How to delete iCloud storage Mail cache?

I've deleted every E-Mail in my iCloud account. But the storage overview shows me 2,2GB used space for my Mails. But there is no E-Mail left: How can I update the storage overview or delete ...
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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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Synching calendar with ical

I just added an item to iCal on my office Mac. It showed up on my home mac iCal and on my iPodTouch ical, but it does not show on my iPad or on my iCloud calendar. How can that be?
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Cannot delete an old iCloud account from my IPhone

I am trying to delete an account from my iPnone. When I go to Settings -iCloud and try to Delete the account, it asks for the Apple ID. I do not know the Apple ID and this is from a previous email ...
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Confused by location of spinning circles on iphone6

I am trying to upload my entire iPhone 6 content to the icloud. When I fire up my phone there is a spinning circle to the right of the wifi symbol but in the left half of the screen. When I just ...
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Can't turn off Find my Iphone with old apple id password in order to delete account from my iphone

Iphone 4 - I'm trying to change the apple ID on my iphone to match my icloud (already changed apple id here) but it keeps asking me for the password linked to the old ID to turn off find my iphone, in ...
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How do I mass delete photos from my iPhone in Yosemite / iOS 8?

I previously used Image Capture (ie. this solution: How to mass delete your photos in your iPhone?). It seems like the delete functionality was removed in Yosemite. Now what? I have 800+ photos and I ...
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Remove table from a pages document

I have added accidentally a table to my pages document on iCloud web interface. Any idea how can I remove. I tried several different shortcuts, remove columns, rows etc.
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Erase pending on find my iphone

I have given an old iPhone 5 to a friend as it had been dropped and screen was unreadable. I was due an upgrade so not worth me paying for a repair, however my friend wants to pay for it be repaired ...
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Sync photos in iPhone to new PC

Sometime back I have synced my iPhone with My Pictures folder in a PC. That PC is now gone. I dont have those photos anywhere but in my phone. I can't see them from iTunes when connect my phone to PC. ...
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iCloud photo sharing limit reached — new photo app

I'm running the 10.3 beta on my iMac, using the new photos app. I imported about 1,300 pics I took over the weekend (live performance) and want to share them online with some people. First thing I ...
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How to make iCloud 3.0 on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari

Since updating to iCloud 3.0 on Windows 7, I've noticed that my Windows installation of Safari is no longer syncing my iPad bookmarks. Looking at the settings in iCloud, Safari is no longer included: ...
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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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Archive/set some photos in Photos.app not to be synced with iCloud Photo Library

I want to use iCloud Photo Library just to get photos I take on my phone to my computer. My Photo Stream would work fine if it was reliable. Now I have more than 5GB of photos so I have to pay at ...
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iCloud drive conversion taking forever

After solving unrelated problems, my 10.10 machine finally logged into iCloud properly. Most everything connected immediately, except iCloud Drive. For this I had to click the button to upgrade, which ...
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How to change display name on the iCloud email?

My email is an iCloud email that ends in @me.com and my display name is incorrect. I look at my apple ID account name and it is correct. I look at my iCloud account and my name is correct. But when ...
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How to disable iCloud registration pop-ups?

How do I stop the iCloud registration pop-ups on my computer? I don't want to register. I don't want to use it.
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Removing iCloud on an old phone

I have iCloud on more than one phone—my old iPhone 5c broke and the screen doesn't work. I now have a new phone with iCloud backed up and it works fine. I want to sell my old phone but they state that ...
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iOS 8.2 iPad mini iCloud login stuck at “Verifying”

All of a sudden today my iPad stopped syncing iMessages. I turned iMessage and Facetime on and off, and reset my device, several times but nothing worked. So I signed out of iCloud, reset my device, ...
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Apple ID Password

Just for my knowledge and curiosity, as you know the Apple ID Password must met some minimum requirements, such as: Have at least one lower case, one capital letter, at least one number, etc.... ...
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How can I stop my iPhone displaying “iCloud Backup requires that you verify your password” repeatedly?

Due to what turned out to be a (I assume unrelated) sim card problem, I recently wiped my iPhone 4, and then reinstalled from a backup. Since then, multiple times per day, my iPhone displays a ...
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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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iCloud unlock with new Apple ID's password

I have a iPhone 5s which is iCloud locked. I know the Apple ID's email but I don't know the Apple ID's password. I can access to the email which is the Apple ID's email. I want to reset the Apple ID's ...