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

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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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'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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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? [on hold]

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 ...
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How to clean old iPhone 4 for selling after buying a new iPhone 5?

I just upgraded to the iPhone 5 and plan on selling my old iPhone 4. However, I want to make sure I don't keep any personal information (photos, emails, contacts) on the device. Since both iPhones are ...
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Update to Yosemite: will I be able to sync iCal to iOS6/7?

I have Mountain Lion and want to upgrade to Yosemite. I need to use iCal on my old iPad (iOs6). I heard Yosemite asks you to update to iCloud Drive (that can't be installed on iOs6/7) and that you ...
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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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iCloud holiday calendar appeared in Calendar app

I opened up Calendar this morning and a new calendar appeared under "Other" The calendar is Mexican Holidays and it is a calendar subscription from iCloud. I didn't add it nor do I live in Mexico. I ...
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iCloud Sync with Outlook works only one way

I just tried syncing my office PC's calendar to my iCloud account to get the calendar entries on my phone. After installing the iCloud panel for Windows and activating calendar sync Office got my ...
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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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Possible to access/restore past versions of Notes in iCloud?

If I mistakenly delete or otherwise mess up a Note that is stored in iCloud, is there a way to restore a past version of the Note?
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Sync Photostreams from different Apple ID's to the same PC

I've got a great setup when it comes to backing up the photos I take with my iPhone. They are synced to iCloud with Photostream, and then iCloud pushes them down to my PC. My PC runs a job in the ...
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Change my Apple ID email address on iCloud account

I've had to make a new email address for my new Apple ID account as I forgot my previous Apple ID password and couldn't receive my verification email. Now I have my new Apple ID and password but my ...
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How to stop syncing apps with iTunes without wiping them from my iPhone?

Is there a way I can stop syncing apps with iTunes without first obliterating the apps from the iPhone and re-downloading them? Now that iOS 5 and iCloud are released, I want to stop storing all my ...
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Exchange contacts do not appear in iCloud

On my iPad and iPhone I have several email accounts: three Gmail and one Exchange account. I stopped using the Exchange account and tried to remove it from the iPhone, but also all my contacts were ...
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iCloud photos deleted on phone [duplicate]

How can I keep photos on icloud that I want to delete from my phone? If I delete a photo from my phone after I have backed it up to iCloud will it stay in iCloud the next time I back up my phone?
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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 notes not fully loading on ios 8.1, OSX Yosemite & icloud.com

I'm about to upgrade my Mac OS X to Yosemite version 10.10.1, but since its broken on icloud.com and iOS 8.1, I'm asking this question. I have a critical Notes page in my iCloud account which is ...