Right click the file in iCloud Drive, the one you don't need. then, click remove download. this will free up space on your Mac and keep the file in iCloud, where you can download at any time by double clicking it.
Recently I've lost all my open Safari cards on my iPhone.
I'm assuming you're referring to your open tabs/windows. These aren't backed up.
Since i want to move my data to a new model anyway, I was just disabling wifi every time I plugged it to the charger in order to not let it auto-backup.
This, quite frankly, doesn't make sense. Auto-backups to iCloud ...
I had a similar problem when saving/copying from one device and trying to access those files from a different device wouldn't show up/sync on iCloud when trying to access the file from other devices.
What finally worked for me is, whatever app/program/filemanager I used to save the file to iCloud I had to close the app so the computer doesn't think the file ...
The format of the Apple Notes data is undocumented and liable to change with macOS updates. It is not safe to rely on copying a single file elsewhere particularly where this contains Apple Notes's iCloud data.
If you want to continue using Apple Notes there is little choice but to rely on Apple's iCloud and Time Machine to correctly store and backup your ...
If you have already enabled the toggle voor your Google account to sync contacts, you only need to set your Default Account in your iOS Contacts settings to be your Google Account. Then, when adding contacts they will automatically be uploaded to your Google Account.
Although I am unfamiliar with the workings of parental controls, I would imagine it's possible to access (a part of) the data stored on iCloud Drive via the Files app. It is then possible to move said data to your "On my iPhone" folder, which will save it to your local file system.
As for the other data: Have you asked your parents for help with ...
The locally stored notes are stored in a database at ~/Library/Group Containers/group.com.apple.notes/
while iCloud notes are stored here: ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/
How to access the directories are described in this OXDaily link. https://osxdaily.com/2020/01/15/where-notes-stored-locally-mac/
There is a free app called Exporter, available from ...
You can manage these settings by opening the Photos app, and opening Photos > Preferences. Select the iCloud tab.
Here is a screenshot of the settings in Mojave – it's similar in later versions of macOS:
That is completely normal when you have chosen to sync your Desktop & Documents folders with iCloud Drive. It does not mean that those folders would be stored twice or take up twice the space in iCloud Drive.
Approving a "Trust this computer" request enables basic communication between the phone and a computer, it doesn't transfer data per se. Basically it ensures that others can't just take your phone, connect it to their computer and transfer all your data without you knowing.
With Windows you will probably see your phone somewhere in Explorer ...
The administrator can change your Mac password, login as you and so gain access to your iCloud Drive. And also gain access to everything controlled by your username - for example, your Keychain.
The only mitigation is that the administrator can't change the password back, so you might become suspicious when your login fails.
Also, an administrator is able (...
You need to enable Optimize Mac Storage in iCloud Drive settings. After enabling this, you may have to speed it up by right clicking on large folders or files and clicking Remove Download.
Open System Preferences > iCloud and check the box labeled Optimize Mac Storage.
To speed the process, find a folder you wish to remove from your local storage and ...
If you haven't already, first setup iCloud Drive on your macOS.
Once iCloud Drive is enabled on your macOS, you can access it using the Finder. You can now copy files to iCloud drive as you usually do with any other folder or drive.
The iCloud drive path on macOS is:
So if you create a folder called dataset ...
On file level iCloud basically is a syncing solution so you can't use it to extend your local storage into the cloud. You can let macOS manage your local storage by offloading everything on the Desktop and in Documents into iCloud and only download the specific things you need (see https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206985 for details).
If you need additional ...
The macOS-native way of doing image conversions like these is apparently sips(1) (raising comments of Pat Niemeyer and jonatan to proper answer status, for improved findability):
sips -s format jpeg myfile.heic --out myfile.jpg
So if you have a directory full of HEIC files, you can launch a macOS Big Sur terminal, where, if you run the default Zsh shell, ...
Add both of Joe's phone numbers to the text. Most text message systems will support this. So long as both people understand that Joe is using two numbers then there is no confusion, this doesn't meet the requirement of Sally remaining ignorant of two phones in use.
The other answer of using an AppleID only works if the two phones are linked by AppleID, and ...
The Documents folder in your screenshot is simply a regular folder in iCloud Drive. The checkbox you are referring to syncs the Documents and Desktop folders on your Mac with corresponding folders in iCloud Drive.
Unchecking the documents folder button simply gives you a separate local Documents folder. It doesn't delete or alter the files you've already ...
Yes, but it's a trade-off. The answer is to turn off "Sync across devices" in Screentime settings. That way, all your App Limits can be different on different devices.
The downside is that it also stops syncing all the other Screentime settings, so you'll have to individually maintain the Always Allowed list, the Downtime hours, etc. Any changes ...
You cannot allocate storage from the shared pool. However:
If each member gets their own 50GB but you have a shared payment method specified (do you pay for applications they purchase? if so then you have this turned on) then all the iCloud Storage bills will go straight to you.
My recommendation is to try sharing 200GB first - if you've already tried this (...
I think I've figured it out. So when I click the pie shown by the arrow below
this pops up another window showing the progress of my uploads
So I guess the figures do represent the data remaining for that directory, maybe MacOS just made up the numbers at the beginning
You cannot partially redeem using the redeem page you're referring to. I don't know whether there are other methods that allow this (such as calling) but the redeem page will redeem the entire card.
If you have a gift card balance, all subscriptions including iCloud Storage will bill to the gift card balance on your account.
I do not connect my iCloud account to my work-assigned MacBook Pro. It is against company policy for starters (although not actually blocked) and risks intermingling my work and personal lives.
Sidecar is the only thing that is a non-starter without it, the rest are things that would simply be more convenient if you were signed in. If I needed Sidecar–or ...
iCloud is a syncing service, so any photos you delete on the phone will also get deleted in iCloud. This is obviously not what you want.
You can configure the phone to automatically manage local storage though by opening Settings, scrolling down to Photos and selecting the "Optimize iPhone storage" option. This will store the full resolution photos ...
The iCloud.com web interface doesn't provide a Messages web app. In other words, iMessage can only be accessed from the app on your iOS device or Mac. From Apple's Messages in iCloud support page:
You can use Messages in iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, and Mac. For your privacy, Messages in iCloud is end-to-end encrypted, which means ...
The probably easiest way to get this done is to import the pictures into Photos.app on your Mac and let iCloud do the syncing.
Open System Preferences -> Apple ID / iCloud (depends on macOS versio)
Make sure "Photos" has a checkmark
Then start Photos and wait for the photo library you already have to sync to your Mac (may take a while ...
Pages, as any iWork documents with password protection, are AES-128 encrypted. As of today, there is no easy way around it.
The following describes the hard way: Attacking the password with brute force. It can only help you, if the password is somewhat weak:
Short password (~ less than 6 characters)
You know which characters/words are used in the password (...
Later today I actually solved it. Mostly by chance. What I did was that I changed the computer name via Preferences -> Sharing -> Computer name:
I did anyway want to change it and after I changed it and checked the terminal I noticed some folder name change in my home directory.
So after this I again tried to check the Preferences -> Apple ID -> ...
I have to agree with the comments:
1.) Get an external drive
2.) Offload or delete what you can on your mac.
3.) download some stuff you need, copy it to a local harddrive (out of iCloud), delete it in iCloud, then upload to Google Drive.
4.) Repeat 3.) until done.
iCloud can take a long time to sync up completely, so be patient.
Here is what Apple has to ...
You'll find a dropbox link there. Download it, and follow the instructions to run the AppleScript for Safari 11/12. It will run for a while and collect every password item from Safari preferences and in the end, write them to a CSV file.
That can be converted ...
You can watch individual files in Finder, but there's no GUI for the progress of iCloud changes.
In El Capitan and later a progress bar can be accessed by clicking on the wheel in the Finder sidebar.
https://georgegarside.com/blog/macos/all-the-little-things-osx-el-capitan-hidden-features/#icloud-drive-upload-progress-indicator (my blog)