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

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Why can't I use iCloud to backup?

I am trying to sync my iPad running iOS 8.0.2 with my iCloud account and it keeps telling me that I need more space. I have deleted everything I can and deselected every single app from the backup but ...
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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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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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ipad icloud password [duplicate]

My sister purchased an Ipad from a man on facebook or craigslist, well they cant access it because they don't have the password to the icloud. She tried to contact him and the number was disconnected. ...
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ICloud asking cor sign-in every few minutes [duplicate]

Today my iPad starting asking for my iCloud password... Every few minutes!! Why? How can I stop it?
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How to reactivate a iPhone 5s which was originally activated from another account (Device already removed from previous iCloud)?

I bought my iPhone 5s about 3 days ago.Once i bought it i activated the phone from one of my friend's AppleID and password , because i needed to check if the phone functions well, before i leave the ...
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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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Correct wrong email address used to set up iCloud account

When I initially set up my Apple iCloud account, I entered my email address incorrectly and as a result have been unable to verify. How can I go back into my initial set up and correct the email ...
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iCloud and Email and syncing

I am a little bit confused as to how best to setup my devices to have the best battery life and best syncing options. I have an iMac, iPad mini & iPhone 5. Currently I use Google Apps (Gmail) to ...
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Is there a way to “Find My Friends” from the desktop, rather than iPhone?

I would like to access "Find My Friends" from the desktop. Also, is there an API available? I'd like to write code to monitor a person's location over time.
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Want to download songs to my iPhone; don't want to plug it into the computer

I have an up-to-date (iOS wise) iPhone 4. I downloaded two songs on my computer and now I want to get them on my phone, but my version of iTunes is outdated, and my computers slow, also I'd rather ...
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Mavericks 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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Is my iPhone locked with iCloud or not? I don't have sim-card yet

I bought iPhone 5C from my friend and he hasnt used it, and didnt know anything bout that, he got it from somewhere. And im not sure is it locked or not? So i dont have nano sim-card yet. When i got ...
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Using mosh with Back to my Mac

How can I use mosh via iClouds Back to my Mac, like I can do it with ssh?
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Why does Reminders seem to be syncing with the network, even though I have reminders turned off in iCloud settings?

I started using Reminders.app as soon as I got iOS 5.0, and for me it mostly works very well. As soon as I got an iCloud account, of course I turned reminder syncing on there as well. However I soon ...
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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 storage iPhone backup

2 iPhones show on my iPad as being backed up. I only have one, so I guess one is my old phone. I would like to delete it but I'm not sure which one I should delete, I don't want to remove the wrong ...
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Sign out of all devices iCloud

I have someone cyber-stalking me who has somehow learned my iCloud password. I've changed it since, but they are still signed in to the "Find My iPhone" app and are able to make noises and alerts and ...
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Can someone please help me with icloud account information [on hold]

Can someone please help me? Why is my ipod saying that I need my friends icloud account password? I bought it from her over a year ago. I updated to IOS 8 and it is now saying I need her account ...
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Can't access iCloud account

I have forgotten my iCloud password. It has also an old email address I can't change. It is not the same as my Apple ID and password. Now I can't get into my iCloud. My iCloud is updating for 3 days ...
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Calendar sharing with iCloud and MobileMe

There are 3 different people, each needing to publish their own calendar, and view/edit the other calendars. Each has an iMac or macbook, and iPhone. Person 1 has MobileMe and is unable to upgrade to ...
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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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How do I view and pull off videos from my iCloud?

A while back, when I moved to a new town and didn't have my hard drive with me, I was running out of room on my Mac (I collect a lot of movies and television series), so I moved a television series ...
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Can I can activate an unlocked iPhone 6 Plus in India if I purchased it in the USA?

I want to buy iPhone 6 Plus 128gb unlocked T-Mobile which has priced at $949. Can I activate it in India or should I activate it in USA?
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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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Correct sequence of back up data from the iCloud

Just for my knowledge, what is the real sequence of back data that the iCloud does when an iPhone is restoring? Example First The meta data files Second Photos Third Apps and so on... And there ...
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If I turn off my Find My iPhone will it send a notification to the account holder?

If I turn off Find My iPhone on my iPhone 5 does it send any notification to the email address attached to the apple id or send a notification of any kind?
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Does iCloud save deleted pictures from your camera and photo stream?

Does iCloud save deleted pictures from your camera and photo stream? For example: If you saved a picture from Google but deleted it from your camera and the photo stream does it still save it to ...
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Does iCloud save photos?

Does iCloud save deleted pictures from your camera and photo stream? For example: if you save a picture from Google but delete it from you camera and photostream does it still save it to iCloud?
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One Apple ID being used for multiple phones. How to create a new Apple ID for one?

I have a question regarding using the same Apple ID for multiple phones. I have let my dad use my Apple ID to purchase apps and stuff, and now I realize that he uses my ID for iCloud, and all our ...
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Problem with changing Apple ID on iPhone

My original Apple ID was associated with an email address that is not valid anymore. I updated my Apple ID to a real valid email. I managed to update it successfully with everything except iCloud on ...
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How can I use Family Sharing for Store purchases if I use a different Apple ID for purchases?

A key feature of Apple's iCloud Family Sharing is the ability to share store purchases with invited family members. However, like many people, I use a different Apple ID for iCloud and Store purchases ...
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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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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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How to get iCloud keychain back after update to iOS 8?

I have upgraded my devices to iOS 8. All seemed well. However, today I noticed I was mising some password in Safari. Checking my iCloud settings, I noticed that keychain was turned off. This must have ...
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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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Icloud on Window Mail (windows 7)

I have tried the settings for iCLoud but the issue is when it treis to loads (sync.) the Folders for the account, it does not seem to be able to authenticate the email account...
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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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iOS 8 and problems with iWork's accessing iCloud

I upgraded my iPad 3 to iOS 8. Now, when I go to any iWorks app, my iCloud files do not show up. However, my iCloud contacts, calendar, etc. are all perfectly fine, the problem seems to be localized ...
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What are some best practices for a family sharing a single Apple ID?

My family shares an apple ID, and I can't chose whose contacts I want to sync with when I set up Icloud. For example, I own a Mac and an iPhone. I want my content to only be synced between MY Mac and ...
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How to not sync apps to iTunes 11

Since iCloud now offers a way for me to download apps directly from the cloud and I only want to keep updating the apps I use on my iOS device and not all that I have, I wanted to keep all my apps ...
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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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Empty Directories in ~/Library/Mobile Documents

I'm browsing the directory in ~/Library/Mobile Documents running the latest version of Mountain Lion and I see may empty folders that correspond to applications that I have used in the past, but whose ...
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Can't get into my phone after erasing it through iCloud

I forgot my restrictions passcode so I looked at some websites and forums who told me to erase my iPhone from iCloud and to backup my iPhone. I did this but unfortunately, now my iPhone is in lost ...
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How can I use iOS 7 PhotoStream functionality in iOS 8?

In iOS 8, how can I get the same functionality PhotoStream used to have in iOS 7 (regarding being able to show and use the last 1000 pictures within my iPhone, regardless if downloaded on PC or not)? ...
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How can I sync my contacts on my iPhone 5s to iCloud?

I can not sync my contacts to iCloud since I have upgraded from iOS 7.1.2 to iOS 8.
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iCloud backup won't complete

I'm setting up my parents' iPad (Retina, 3rd gen, iOS 8) and trying to enable iCloud backup. We've purchased enough iCloud storage space to back up everything, and I use iCloud backup on all my ...
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iTunes won't sync music library back to iPhone 6 or 5

This is my Bizarro Problem. For a while, I have noticed that my iPhone has lost some of the music files when I sync to the Mac. First it was CDs that I had ripped, and therefore was not associated ...
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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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Where does Apple's predictive keyboard get it's “contextual” content from?

So I was playing around with the iOS 8, when I notice that upon typing "new" anywhere, the predictive keyboard suggests the term "NewTerm". I recall using this word in a tweet, so I brushed it off. ...