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

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How to completely uninstall iCloud?

I know how to disable iCloud, but I want to completely remove the possibility of using the service from my Mac for security reasons. I tried to delete the related files, but I do not have permission. ...
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Can I share iCloud Drive folder with other iCloud user?

I would like to share a folder like Dropbox does, but under Share I can not find such an option.
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Photos stopped uploading to iCloud. What can I do?

After updating to OS X 10.10.3, I opened Photos.app and imported my iPhoto library. Around ~3,000 photos were uploaded to iCloud, but the upload process stopped before the remaining 7,200 photos were ...
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Disable iCloud Photo Library on Mac

I have been using iCloud Photo Library on my Mac for several months but I'm wanting to quit using it now. If I go in and try to turn it off, I get a message that all my photos will be deleted from my ...
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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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100% Delete U2 from iPhone?

I've looked up many ways on how to deal with the U2 songs on my phone, but they will not go away what ever I try. The most common solution for this problem is to "Show all" music, go to the Music, ...
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nsurlsessiond is using all my bandwidth

I searched the web and apparently this process has something to do with the iCloud Drive! I don't have more than 10 MB for all the data and documents on iCloud Drive; but this process uses more than ...
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Q: Backing up Notes.app content (on the iCloud / OSX / iOS) for safekeep?

I'm wondering, how do I back up Notes.app content on OSX so that I can safely either trash it all and restart, or do future upgrades? (The reason I'm doing this is because OSX and iOS no longer sync ...
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How to put an image from PC to iOS 8 iPhone camera roll?

I have a picture on my PC that I want to put into my Camera Roll. PC is vista so I can't install iCloud onto the computer. I have iCloud but when I log in I don't see anything about photos. I see ...
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How many backups are kept in iCloud and for how long?

I am looking into iCloud backups of iPad. How many backups are kept in iCloud ? For how long ?
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New Photo app - upload speed to iCloud photos really so slow?

I installed the new Photos app and imported my Aperture library (about 50.000 photos altogether. As I had a bad experience when my hdd with my pictures was stolen, I want to upload all of them to ...
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How can I deactivate Find my iPhone's Erase iPhone?

My iPhone 4s has been stolen and I have activated "Erase iPhone" through the iCloud, but I've found out that this disables Find My iPhone too. How can I disable "Erase iPhone" to avoid deactivation ...
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iCloud tabs only shows one iOS device at a time

I had an iPhone and a Mac connected to an iCloud account, and I recently got an iPad. However, I noticed that I can't see all my tabs on all my devices. It seems like iCloud thinks my iPad and iPhone ...
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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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Recovery my Apple Id

I have forgotten my Apple Id but i know my password.And my phone need to be activated but the apple id was made mistakenly.Is there any possibility to know my Apple Id?
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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 clear my iPhone camera roll without losing any photo?

It seems to me that all photos taken with the iPhone go into: the iPhone Camera Roll the iCloud photo stream iPhoto/Aperture projects (e.g. "Photo stream for Decembre 2014") Can I clear completely ...
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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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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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My iCal isn't picking up invitations from iCloud. What can I do?

My boyfriend and I shared a MobileMe family account with our own email addresses. We also had our calendars shared. To keep each other in the loop, we occasionally invited each other to events. ...
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How can I access an iOS Mail password stored in Keychain?

I upgraded my wife's iPhone to a newer model but she can't remember her Yahoo mail password which is stored in Keychain on her old phone. She uses the standard iOS Mail app which successfully fetches ...
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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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How to remove apps that are remembered by App Store?

Over the past few years, I have downloaded various apps onto my iPhone from the App Store. I have noticed that the App Store remembers the apps that I have downloaded. So, for instance: If I ...
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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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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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“Playlist can't be added to your iCloud Music Library”. Why?

I am migrating from Spotify and I want iTunes to accommodate the way I used to add songs to a "favorites" playlist, just like the Starred Songs works on Spotify. Initially I created a Smart Playlist ...
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Does Dropbox Auto Camera Upload work with iCloud Photo Library?

Currently, I store all my photos in iCloud Photo Library. However, I'd like to have another copy of them in Dropbox. Ideally, I'd want my iPad to upload all new images that I add to my iCloud Photo ...
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iCloud music library won't load on new phone

I got a new phone today, have enabled Apple Music and iCloud library, but every time it goes to "load library" it just stops and goes to a screen that says I have no music. This happens whether I ...
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Can someone who's gained access to my iCloud account prevent me from receiving text messages?

Can someone use my iCloud account to prevent me from receiving messages on my devices from specific people? I can get calls from a particular person but no text messages for a few days now.
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How can I select photos that i have not yet shared in a given album?

I have a lot of pictures, and I'd like to display only the ones I haven't shared in a specific album (ignored to add a selection of those to that album). I can't figure out how to run a selection on ...
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iCloud storage full: “Not Enough Storage”. Backups exceed 5GB

Just like everyone else, I get the notification that my iCloud is full and no backup can be made. iOS gives me the suggestion to upgrade my storage on my iCloud account. Because I only want to store ...
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iCloud keychain problems - asking passwords, can't change password, can't unsync

Main symptom: When I reboot I get multiple prompts asking for the "local items" keychain password. Details: The password required is my old iCloud password, not my current user account password ...
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my iPhone was damaged and i need to know how to collect my stuff from icloud

my iPhone was damaged and i need to know how to collect my stuff from ICloud ? the phone is not responding for anything and i need to collect my stuff from it before sending it to the shop i had open ...
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Prevent someone else from using my iCloud account?

I am using an Apple iCloud account that was created for me by a friend. I have a suspicion that my friend is now accessing my photos and videos through this account. When we created the account, we ...
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Can't log into my iCloud account from Windows 8

I have got Windows 8 and I have tried several times to log into iCloud account, but nothing is working. The only way I am able to access my photos is if I go online to the iCloud website and log on. ...
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iCloud password broken on iPad, works on computer

I have a relative who smashed their iPad beyond repair. It's been replaced with a refurbished one. I restored the tablet from a backup on my computer (Win7, if that's relevant). It boots properly and ...
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How to migrate your iCloud account

I have recently moved from France to the USA. In the long run, that means I will shut down my French bank account who is becoming useless. But I cannot go on iTunes and change the "bank account" ...
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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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Yosemite: Cannot Music / iTunes - black screen and won't accept password

I am trying to open Music. Instead of opening as usual, it does this bizarre slow animated slide-open into a fully black background with a password prompt stating that I've been logged out of iCloud ...
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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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Iphone 4S iOS 8.4.1 [duplicate]

my husband bought an iPhone 4s, he forgot to check if the icloud and find my phone were on. someone told us to do a hard reset. I did that and now when I activate the phone it asks for an icloud ...
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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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iOS - how to merge “on my iPad” Notes to iCloud after iCloud already activated?

I keep encountering this problem at friends' and it's always the same thing. They wonder why Notes does not sync up to iCloud. I grab their iPad or iPhone and realize that their notes are written to ...
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Only half of my contacts from iPhone 4 sync to iCloud

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1.2 (latest available for my phone apparently). I have about 500 contacts on my iPhone, however only 203 of them appear on iCloud.com. I cannot get the rest to sync with ...
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Videos of TV shows and movies that I purchased on iTunes for my iPad are all moved to icloud. How do I get them back onto the iPad?

I am not sure how it happened, but for some reason all the TV shows and Movies I downloaded from iTunes onto my iPad have gone to the cloud. There is a possibility my son did something. I try to click ...
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How to sync iCloud cal with Exchange

I use an Exchange server for work email and calendar, and I use an iCloud/iCal calendar at home and freelance business. I want to sync all my iCloud calendar items - not contacts, email or anything ...
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Can't enable iCloud Music Library issue

I'm running iOS 8.4.1. When I go into to the app settings and tap to enable the iCloud Music Library, I get the Replace or Merge. After this the option reverts back to off automatically. I tried lots ...
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get link to iCloud file from finder without having to go to iCloud website?

Is it possible to get a remote link to a file via finder? I want to be able to share my screenshots really quickly which are now saved to an iCloud folder. Thanks, D.
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How does one add a custom iCloud Drive folder to the Finder Favorites sidebar?

Recently, I upgraded to iCloud Drive and began storing a number of files in it. I created a new folder in iCloud Drive (not one of the default "Pages" or "TextEdit" folders) and put my files in it. ...
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Using the same Apple iCloud with 2 devices

I am going on holiday and want to use my second iPhone with a local SIM card. So I want to know whether I can configure the second iPhone using the same apple account or if I should rather create a ...