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How do i restore data from an iCloud backup to my PC after my hard drive crashed?

My windows PC crashed and I need access to my photos from iCloud. I installed the iCloud control panel but it only shows my photo stream which is roughly 30 days of photos. I need to restore ALL of ...
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Securely deleting emails from Apple Mail

I have an IMAP account and iCloud account set up on my local Apple Mail client. Is the location of these ~/Library/Mail or somewhere else? I use OS X 10.10.1. For my IMAP account with domain ...
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Copy video file to iCloud of my friend

Can I copy a video file to the iCloud of my friend from my MacBook ? Suppose I know the AppleId and the password.
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Notes iCloud sync fail Yosemite and IOS8

Notes appear not to be syncing reliably. There are other questions but appear to be about older versions. No two of iCloud, IOS and Mac seem to be fully in sync All my old notes seem to be OK. ...
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iPhone is not syncing

Well I have an iPhone 5. It wasn't updated and it wasn't syncing then i updated and still it does not sync. I do not purchase my music in iTunes. I get it offline. I download about 5 songs and it ...
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Can't login with iCloud Control Panel for Windows. Constant server error

I have problem of connecting to iCloud with iCloud Control panel for Windows. After a while it errors with can't connect because of server error. And gives me a link to iCloud status which is always ...
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Can't load contacts from iPhone to iCloud account

I have an iPhone 5S and I cannot seem to get my contacts loaded from my iPhone to my iCloud account. I have reset the iCloud and also deleted the account on my phone and reset etc. but nothing has ...
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Can I delete my iCloud email account?

I signed up with iCloud and I see that there is an @me.com email account associated with my account. I don't have any interest in using email with iCloud - I use gmail for email. Is there a way to ...
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Can I transfer everything I have stored on my phone to iCloud storage?

I need to free up space to update my iPhone 4 (8 GB) to iOS 7. I have purchased 25 GB of storage for iCloud. Is it possible to move everything that is in the phone to the iCloud storage, so I can ...
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How can I tell what's in my iCloud backup?

I have an iPhone 5s running iOS8 and a first generation iPad running iOS5, both logged in to my iCloud account. I'll skip some details and jump to the fact that I deleted my latest iCloud backup both ...
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Unknow email password required after selecting icloud backup

While restoring or setting up iPhone (new or old) and choosing a backup from list of provided backup in my icloud, i am shown to enter a password for kmward@roadrunner.com , which i don't have idea of ...
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iTunes Match error 4010 when adding songs to iCloud

I have been using iTunes Match for 6 months or so and have been reasonably happy with the service. However over the past 2-3 days I get an error when I try to add new songs to iCloud: We could not ...
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How do I sign out of iCloud on iOS6

How do I sign out of iCloud on iOS6. I have created a 2nd AppleID I want to use for iCloud synching, but the only option I get is "Delete Account". I don't want to delete the AppleID (which is used ...
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iCloud won't transfer manually added music

I have 2 computers on which I listen to my music: a Macbook Pro (which I consider to be my "main" computer for my music library) and a Windows 7 desktop, for which the music library was originally ...
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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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Notes.app: Notes from iCloud show title but bodies are blank!

I have been using notes.app for a while, especially for its ability to use iCloud to sync. Everything has seemed fine, though it seems like some of my older notes' bodies are showing up blank. I ...
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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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Creating local archives of iCloud documents

How can I download archived versions of my iCloud data at will? iCloud's security is no match for user error, as I have experienced on one recent unfortunate event. Luckily only a few Notes.app notes ...
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How do I prevent keyboard shortcuts being synced from my iPhone to my Mac?

I use some keyboard shortcuts on my iPhone. This helps a lot, e.g. when typing gn which is replaced by Good night!. These shortcuts are synchronised to my Mac via iCloud. On my Mac I use TextExpander ...
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I lost a MacBook Pro Retina 2013, What should I do to locate it?

I forgot it in the train station in a backpack. The Mac is locked with a password. It has Mavericks installed. Find my mac is enabled. What should I do to locate it and avoid thieve disable "find my ...
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Restore GarageBand song from iCloud backup

I've just been editing a song using GarageBand on my iPad Air 2 and I've made a mess of things. I have a recent complete iCloud backup of the iPad that should contain the good version of the song. How ...
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iCloud ID is no longer active but can't delete it [on hold]

I have a iPhone 4s and the email associated with iCloud Apple ID is no longer in use but I can't seem to eliminated it from iCloud. And the password I use does not work. Can you help me?
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Transfer contacts from local phone storage to iCloud account

I just noticed that all my new contacts was saved to local phone storage instead of iCloud (I saw Settings – Mail, Contacts, Calendars – Contacts – Default account – “On iPhone”). How to transfer all ...
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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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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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iCloud password reset

How do I change the Apple iCloud password that is synched to a computer no longer available to me? I am trying to backup my contacts to my new computer. I have loaded the latest iTunes application on ...
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Changing Icloud user name

I have an Iphone 4s that is linked to an Icloud account with an old email account that I no longer have access to. Is there a way to delete that old account and recreate a new account with my new ...
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iCloud doesn't allow me to backup

So I want to backup my Ipod Touch 5 because I'm gonna have to exchange it for a new one and I have tons of photos and notes I would like to back up. I tried backing it up to itunes but its taking a ...
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Can't see family sharing invitation on iPad mini

I created a Family Sharing invitation and sent it to an email address. In a new iPad mini (running iOS 8.1.2) I find the email message and click on the "View Invitation" link. It immediately takes me ...
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Why is iCloud email deleted on iPad?

9 months of emails are gone from my iPad. They still appear on iCloud on my computer. How can I restore them to iPad?
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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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iCloud PreferencesPane 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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Endless loop of iCloud prompt rendering iPad unusable

I hadn't used my iPad in some time, and recently tried powering it back on. As soon as iOS starts up, I am prompted to enter my iCloud password. My home WiFi network has changed since the last time I ...
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email change not reflecting in icloud in settings on iphone

I have changed my apple id email address and it's reflecting almost everywhere across devices, however on my iphone in Settings/icloud it still shows the old email address and I periodically get a pop ...
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Myriad of (relatively minor) issues on my rMBP in the last few days

Not sure how to generalize this, but my rMBP 15" 2014 has started having several weird issues in the past few days: Typing freezes (briefly) in Notes Searching “Keychain” from spotlight returns some ...
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Remove device from iCloud

I sold my iPad (after restoring it and deleting all accounts/data), but it still shows up in iCloud settings under "Devices". Since I don't have access to the iPad anymore, how can I delete it from ...
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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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Apple keeps asking me to accept the new iCloud terms and conditions

A pop-up will appear on my phone asking me to accept the new terms and conditions. To turn off these notifications, I need to turn off iCloud. Unfortunately, when I go into my settings to turn off ...
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iTunes Match Alternative … or some way of implementing this

We’ve been using iTunes Match pretty much since the beginning, but recently my wife has turned it off and refused to re-subscribe. I’m fast getting to the same place. It just seems so unstable, ...
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How do I set up my 12 year olds iPhone 4S using her iCloud family account?

I just got a new iPhone 5 and transferred my old number contacts etc. They wiped my 4S and set it up with a new number. I created my 12 year old a new iCloud account under the family setting. ...
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Syncing reminders with colors and sorting via Exchange?

I noticed that iOS reminders sync nicely via iCloud. Even the order and color codes get synced between all devices, Mac, and even the web interface. However when using an Exchange server, I don't get ...
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Trouble with iCloud signing request

How can I keep my iPad from asking me to log in to iCloud? I don't want anything to do with iCloud and I don't want to be constantly hounded by Apple to log in.
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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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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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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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iCloud Drive taking up space on local drive?

My computer seems to be keeping a local copy of my iCloud Drive folder. Is there any way to disable this? I know this because in my "Library" folder, there is another folder called "Mobile ...
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iPad constantly prompts for iCloud login [duplicate]

When using my iPad, I am constantly prompted to sign in to iCloud with the means of incessant alerts every few seconds. I have turned off iCloud in Settings yet the alerts continue. How can I stop ...
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Restoring data from both an iCloud and iTunes backup

I backup my iPhone to iTunes manually about once a week, and backup to iCloud automatically every night, when I charge my iPhone. If I want to restore from an iTunes backup, then I just connect my ...
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Upgrade to iCloud Drive: “…devices below will not be able to access…”

I'm running Yosemite on a mid-2012 MBP. When I try to upgrade to iCloud Drive on my iPad or my MBP it states that my MBP will not be able to access files on iCloud Drive until I upgrade it to ...
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iCloud Security Questions

I am trying to create a new iCloud account. This requires me to enter security questions. I normally have no issue with this, but I am offered only 6 choices, and frankly I don't know the answers to ...