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How to prevent keychain passwords being seen with iPhone passcode?

Via Settings/Safari/Saved Passwords/ it is possible to view all saved passwords by simply entering the 4 digit passcode on ones iPhone. Is it possible to still be able to use Keychain passwords and ...
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Does the iCloud retain data for a period after the user specifies to delete it?

Does deleting iCloud backups delete the associated data immediately or does Apple retain the data for a period of time?
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How to create all new Reminders lists on iCloud?

When I create a new list in the Reminders app, iOS 8.4 prompts me to choose whether the account should be "On My iPhone" or "iCloud": I'd like every list I create to always be on iCloud, so that it ...
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How to remove cloud songs from Music app?

During Christmas 2013, Apple an official app that gave out free downloads for a week or so. I used that app to get some free songs. Now they appear forever stuck in my Music app. I don't want to see ...
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How to see/reset iCloud status of a song when using apple music on iOS

On an iOS device (iphone/ipad iOS 8.4) iTunes stopped uploading my own (i.e. not from the iTunes store) music. On my iMac iTunes the tracks appear in my Music grayed out, meaning they can not be ...
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Saving photos to iPhoto from iCloud, does copy/paste work?

I am new to iCloud, and trying to figure out how to save my iPhone photos to my MacBookPro (Yosemite OS) for archiving purposes. Right now, I am manually copying the photos from my "photo stream" ...
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Will downgrading from iOS 7.1.2 to 7.0 resolve the issue “Connect to iTunes to use push notifications”? [on hold]

I have an iCloud account on my iPhone which I bypassed because I can't access it and I updated the iOS from 7.0 to 7.1.2. The message "Connect to iTunes to use push notifications" appeared in almost ...
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OS X Photos on Yosemite Shared albums re-uploading

Creating a shared album on Photos 1.0.1 on Yosemite seems to re-upload all selected photos to iCloud, although they are all already there since I'm using iCloud Photo Library and my library is clearly ...
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How to prevent iTunes 12.2 from automatically uploading sound tracks to iCloud Music Library?

I've notice after I updated my iTunes to 12.2 on my OSX 10.10.4 computers, a very large upload bandwidth has been taken place. This is a result of Apple's new iCloud Music Library feature. I don't ...
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Unprotected Mac family photos?

I have tons of thousands of family photos. But I feel like they are not safe. I have an iCloud/Apple ID but the email is not confirmed. I want to sign out of that old email into my actual new one I ...
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Icloud email ID recovery HELP? [on hold]

Recently my iphone 5s died on me and it literally wouldnt turn on. Apple replaced it with a new 5s but i forgot my icloud email id. I took a screenshot of it on my previous iphone. i didnt verify my ...
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How can I add photos to the Photostream using the Photos App?

The title really says it all: I want to add some picture not (which I have downloaded for example) to the Photos App and I want it to appear in the Photos App on my iPhone. I have enabled "My ...
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Save contacts to Iphone not email

Ok so I got a new iPhone. I added my work exchange account, for whatever reason I decided to sync contacts. Now all my personal contacts show up in my work contacts in outlook on my work computer. ...
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What happens after a stolen Mac was remotely wiped?

A Macbook Air was stolen from us last month and we immediately activated "Find my Mac" and a few minutes later we requested it to be wiped (through iCloud). Today, 1 month later, we received an email ...
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Mechanism to sync mail accounts between Mac and iPhone

Is there a way for me to create an account using my Mac's Mail app and have the account sync over to my iPhone or vice versa? I have iCloud setup on both my Mac and iPhone, but I don't see the ...
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How do transfer mp3 files to iPhone that is configured with iCloud Music Library

I subscribe to the Apple Music service. When I connect my phone to my iMac and open iTunes on the mac and go to the Phone and select Music settings I get "iCloud Music Library is On" iPhone can ...
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How to reset iCloud status of a song when using apple music

iTunes stopped uploading my own (i.e. not from the iTunes store) music after 5Gb out of 50GB. The rest of the tracks have the iCloud status Waiting in the get info box in the File tab. On my iPhone ...
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iCloud delete and remove device and photos

Inexplicably I wasn't able to enter my 4 digit password on my iPhone anymore. I tried so many times that my iPhone was deactivated. I powered off my iPhone and restarted it, but no chance. Afterward I ...
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OS X Yosemite, old iPod touch

I originally typed out a long paragraph explaining my problem, but I'm sure you all would rather be watching funny cat montages, so I've changed this to be 'short'. The iCloud syncing feature is very ...
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Stuck on iPad Activation

My iPad says "This iPad is linked to an Apple ID. Enter the Apple ID and password that were used to set up this iPad." The problem is that the Apple ID that I remember does not match with what is ...
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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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Mac Calendar events do not sync with iPhone

If I input an event in Calendar on my phone, it shows up on my computer. If I input on my computer, it does not show up on my phone. It used to work both ways, but recently I noticed that the ...
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Cloudd quit unexpectedly

Ever since I upgraded to Yosemite, I have been experiencing cloudd quit unexpectedly bug reports popping up at front very very often. The issue is : Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: ...
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iTunes won't show my Cloud music?

My iTunes keeps crashing whenever I try to show my Cloud Music. I go into Preferences > Store and check the box to show the music, but then it tries to load it and it crashes. It'll keep crashing each ...
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How to remove old device from Safari iCloud Tabs?

I returned a MacBook to Apple Store, however apparently I forgot to sign out of iCloud and the latest tabs I was browsing still appear in Safari iCloud Tabs of my new MacBook and existing iPad. I ...
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OSX Photos is Forcing Me to Optimize Storage With Plenty of Free Space

In order to free up space on my macbook air's internal SSD, I moved my photo library off to an external disk (actually a Transcend JetDrive installed into the SD Card reader port). I have the photo ...
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I have changed my iCloud account but after reseting my iPhone the old iCloud account showed up [duplicate]

I have changed my iCloud account 4 months ago, but after I resetted my iPhone on the iCloud activation it shows up my old account which doesn't exist anymore! Is there anyway I can bypass this? and ...
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How to recover an iCloud backup from an already bypassed iPhone 4s? [on hold]

I once had an Apple ID that I can't remember its password and decided to reset all settings, knowing that I used Find My iPhone to link it to the phone. After resetting all settings and wiping the ...
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Why does the cloud have my photos when I haven't saved them there?

I am 100% sure than I haven't enabled the "Photos" option in my iCloud since I got the phone and created the account. However my iCloud is almost full!? The size of the photos saved in the ...
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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 Services (iMessages/FaceTime/Continuity) Very Broken on my Mac

I'm having the most frustrating problem with iCloud on one of my Macs. Firstly, the Mac (a late 2012 iMac) was working flawlessly with all iCloud services up until a few days ago. Now, I am able to ...
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Set environment variable for iCloud Drive path

Foreword Setting env vars on Yosemite seems to be really a pain, but I've managed doing it thanks to this clever way: ...
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Mac CRM software with iCloud Contacts integration

I'm looking for basic customer relationship management (CRM) software that syncs with iCloud Contacts. I'm not looking for software that imports contacts into its own proprietary database. I'm seeking ...
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Can I get my Google Calendar shown in my iCloud Calendar on my PC?

It works great on my iPad and iPhone, and I would like to be able to see both the iCloud Calendar and my Google Calendar at one page on my PC (Win 7).
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Why do I have duplicate groups in Contacts app on my iPhone?

If I open the Contacts app on my iPhone I get duplicate groups, hence duplicate contacts. I started to delete one of a duplicate contact but they both gone away. I thought I could solve this problem ...
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Does Apple Music store original ripped music in cloud?

I had a long talk with a guy from apple costumer help because of the notorious recent problems with Itunes/Apple Music. By the way he told me that if I have a big collection of music on my mac ...
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Notes - Setting up for use with iCloud

Why do I have to enable 'Notes' in both "Settings > iCloud > Notes" and also in "Mail, Contacts, Calendar" > [iCloud account name] > "Notes"? If I do not set both of these 'Notes' to 'On', the iCloud ...
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Access reading list on windows without safari

I am a big user of ios environment, I widely use notes, reminders, calendar and reading list on safari. However I recently got a job where I have to sit by a windows machine. I found it really useful ...
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How to force photo thumbnail download on iOS 8.3

I have 30,000+ photos synced to iCloud and am trying to get their thumbnails to show on the Photos app on iOS 8.3. On the (first) Photos tab, viewing at Years or Collections levels shows lots of grey ...
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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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How to download orginal photos from iCloud Photo Library to PC?

I'am an iPhone + PC (Windows/Ubuntu) user. Nowadays, I'm used to download photos from iPhone to local folder, sort them and then backup them by myself (by syncing to remote disk and burning onto ...
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Using iCloud Photo Library and Google Photos Simultaneously

Does anybody have experience with this? Any best practice suggestsions? In my own research, I've learned the following: Desktop Uploader for Mac Seems oblivious to iCloud Photo Library. It offers ...
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Why do our iPhones keep asking for passwords of other users?

Our client's employees all have iPhone 6s. They don't share phones, and have never used each others, but strangely, as one user tries to download an app at the App store, it then asks for a completely ...
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Burst images will not upload when sharing to iCloud via iPhoto

I took burst photos with my iPhone 6. Plugged into iMac, iPhoto opens, I pull all the images off my phone and into a new iPhoto event, they are no longer on my phone. Now I want to share them using ...
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Recipienst list under iCloud mail

How do I stop iCloud from auto saving recipients as Name 1 & Name 2 & Name 3, etc? These multiple "&" email groups are a pain in the butt because the next time you type a recipient, ALL ...
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Getting iCloud contacts on local machine

Is there a folder or sql database that contains all the user's iCloud contact information? I've found one in Library/Mobile Documents that lists contacts on my mac, but not the ones that are in ...
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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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iPhone pictures won't delete and keeps “restoring” after deletion using iTunes sync

I'm having trouble with deleting my pictures. The initial problem is that after updating to iOS7 all my Photo Albums are stuffed up. There are like 2-3 instances of the same albums with different ...
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Can I Share All Photos in iCloud Photo Library to Family Members?

With iCloud Photo Library, assuming I have purchased enough storage space to store all my photos, can I then share all my photos to other my family members who are using different iCloud accounts? ...
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How do I import a second photo library into iCloud Photos?

Since my MacBook doesn't have enough disk space for all my photos, I took an external USB HDD and created a second photo library. That was back then with Aperture. Now I have moved to the new Photos ...