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I can confirm (from second-hand bad experience & first-hand testing) that a complete disk erase & clean reinstall does not disable Find My Mac. You need to also either: Reset the Mac's PRAM (aka NVRAM aka firmware settings). You can do this by holding Command-Option-P-R at startup, and holding them down until the computer has restarted & chimed ...


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I would do a full wipe on any new computer I bought anyway, regardless of iCloud. Regardless of that - Before buying it, I would want to see it turned on and working. Then have the seller go into iCloud preferences and turn off everything, then log out of iCloud on the machine. Basically, have them follow this: ...


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Open Messages and open the preferences. Select the Apple ID you want to delete and then sign out. No more messages should arrive from that point on. You could reboot if you want to be sure things are reset.


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Launch Activity Monitor (in /Applications/Utilities) and look for a process named "com.apple.preferences.icloud.remoteservice". Select it, click the little stop sign with the x inside it, and select "force Quit".


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You can disable Photostream by going to System Preferences -> iCloud and deselecting Photostream (and any other iCloud synchronisation you don't need).


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If you go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account, then choose iCloud. At the bottom of the next screen you'll see Get a Free Apple ID.


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A co-worker figured this one out for us: In Calendar, go to Calendar: Accounts, select your accounts you are using in Calendar and uncheck "calendar" from the section where it says "Use With". Once there are no internet accounts available, Calendar will allow you to set up an "On My Mac" local calendar. Once that's set up, re-check the "Use With: ...


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The photos are deleted once they go beyond 1000. Unless the photos exist elsewhere, they are gone.


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If your phone has activation lock, you will have to get control of the old Apple ID to remove the account. The device should keep working, but you won't be able to sign in with the new account until the old is under your control. You can read the details and what to do with a forgotten password at: iCloud: Find My iPhone Activation Lock in iOS 7 If you ...


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Go to icloud.com/#find and log in. No download is necessary and your device should be located on a map and allow you to lock/erase/etc.


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Just drag your files ePub and PDF files in your iBooks and it will be synced through your devices(provided they use the same iCloud ID). ePubs should appear under books and PDF will have a category of their own.


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Go to Settings → Cellular (Mobile) and switch Music off.


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Check on the address book if your father's contact has myself: me assigned. If it does, remove it and assign it in your contact.


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These settings work for me. Incoming Protocol: IMAP Server: imap.mail.me.com Port: 993 SSL: SSL/TLS Authentication: Normal password Outgoing Protocol: SMTP Server: smtp.mail.me.com Port: 587 SSL: STARTTLS Authentication: Normal password Username for both should just be your actual username "karlo_lopez", not your whole email address.



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