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An iCloud file was shared with my apple id and a friend's apple id. However, we're both new to iCloud and neither of us have been able to access the file.

The file was definitely shared: the person who shared it sent the following screenshot (redaction mine): enter image description here

Here is what I see when I log into iCloud Drive:

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Both folders are empty.

Accessing iCloud through System Preferences yields no clues either. Where should I be looking for this shared file?

  • Have you clicked the link he sent you? If so, what happens? – fsb Sep 24 at 0:12
  • I never got one, and neither did my friend. Not in spam or anything. Gmail search for 'iCloud' yields nothing relevant. – rainbowsorbet Sep 24 at 1:19
  • You need to click the link to get access. See this Apple doc for details. Your friend has to send you the link first. – fsb Sep 24 at 1:47

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