iCloud is a type of cloud storage and cloud computing service from Apple Inc.

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How to reset icloud music library

After introducing Apple music I have completely lost my touch with itunes. First my itunes library was ruined, and then icloud music library is messing with me from day one. Now I want to find a way ...
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Windows won't open my computer after failed iPhone backup

The story in a nutshell is as follows - My Iphone (iOS 8.2) had some 7k photos on it. I used Windows 8.1 function of moving all photos to the computer, and I checked the box of "erase when copied". ...
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Is there a way for me to manage my iCloud settings from the terminal?

I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 and would like to administer my iCloud settings (login, which services - Mail, Calendar, Notes - should be used, etc.) Is there a way for me to manage this via the ...
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iOS and Mac - disable iCloud auto-update downloads / backup

It seems that a huge chunk of the precious SSD on my Macbook Pro gets taken by iCloud updates or backup's. I have backup's disabled in iTunes, but this is somehow still automagically still ...
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iCloud backup not backing up from photos mac

I've paid the extra to store my photos in iCloud, I seem to have two libraries and despite trying to change the backup to the larger library it isn't backing up the set of photos I want. I've tried ...
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Unable to refer to iCloud Drive in launchd plist

I have started keeping my AppleScripts in Script Editor's iCloud Drive folder, as oftentimes, I like to reuse or review scripts on multiple devices. Generally I love iCloud Drive. However, I have come ...
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Is there a way to change folder for iCloud Drive? [duplicate]

The icloud drive is in /users/username/icloud I want to change that to another folder. How do I do so? I can do that in dropbox and onedrive.
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Find network path of shared drive on Mac OS X Yosemite

I have two Time Capsules, that are currently located on a different network (one is directly connected to the WAN, the other is behind the first one), that are mounted on my MacBook Pro using Back to ...
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Why are there two identical accounts showing notes in Notes app?

I just got a Macbook Pro and I set it up with my iCloud account, and I noticed that when I go into the Notes app, the left pane [that displays the accounts it's grabbing the notes from] is showing two ...
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Cannot Verify iCoud Account

Steps: Logged in to iCloud with a valid email address after installing Yosemite. Sent the verification email. Tapped on the "verify" link in the email. Email account verified says the web page ...
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Download iCloud Backup without Restore

How do you simply download an iCloud iOS backup (without restoring it)? Simply to archive it (and to delete it from iCloud's small storage space).
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iCloud Drive taking up space on local drive?

My computer seems to be keeping a local copy of my iCloud Drive folder. Is there any way to disable this? I know this because in my "Library" folder, there is another folder called "Mobile Documents" ...
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How to convince Apple definitively that I don't want to install iCloud?

I run iTunes (v. 12.x) and keep getting an annoying pop-up asking me to install iCloud. There's no option to say "no" definitively. Is there a way to get this to stop without uninstalling iTunes ...
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On OS X Safari, is there a way to open a page I had been reading on my iOS device?

My iPhone, in its tab organizer screen, shows me open pages on my iPad and even on my computer. (This feature pre-dates iOS 8’s Handoff, going back to at least iOS 7, if not earlier.) However, ...
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Is there any reason I can't use the same AppleID for iCloud syncing on two accounts on the same mac?

I have a Macbook Pro with two user accounts: Work and Personal. They both sync with the same AppleID over iCloud so I can access documents, calendars, etc., from both accounts. They sync with my ...
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Excluding SyncServices from Time Machine backups

I've noticed using BackupLoupe* that lately each of my Time Machine backups burns some space on ~/Library/Application Support/SyncServices. Can I safely exclude the directory from Time Machine if I ...
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What is the use of adding Apple ID to the System Preferences in Mac OS X 10.10 on a MacBook Pro?

In iCloud, you will have the ability to sync stuff from your Mac to the cloud. In iTunes, you can use it to buy music etc… In AppStore, it can be used for purchasing Apps How about in System ...
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What will happen if I delete my wifes Apple ID in my Macbook Pro

What will happen if I delete my wifes Apple ID in my Macbook Pro, then I will create my own Apple ID and register it in the User Account and AppStore? Will all the downloaded apps and software, ...
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How do I export my Exchange/Outlook contacts to iCloud with photos intact?

I know how to export contacts from Exchange/Outlook via the .csv route (e.g. export as CSV, import into Gmail, export as vCard, then import into iCloud). But that method loses all the photos that are ...
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Access iCloud Drive via terminal

OS X 10.10 was just released, and one of the features I personally awaited the most was iCloud Drive. Unfortunately, I had to learn that it was not as accessible as Dropbox. file ~/Dropbox ...
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Problems with iCloud Control Panel 4.0 for Windows and Outlook 2013

I've been having trouble with the iCloud Control Panel for Windows for some time. iCloud works great on my iOS devices and Mac, but on my work computer, the Photo Stream has never worked reliably. I ...
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After deauthorizing a computer in iTunes, why is content still playable?

I have two computers. My primary computer is a MacBook Pro and secondary is a Mac Mini. I authorized the Mac Mini some time ago and downloaded several songs from iCloud to play them. This worked ...
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Shared calendar in company with Mac and Windows computers

I would like to give my company a common ground to work on in aspects of a calendars where everybody notes his "dates" / meetings. Some of my employees work with Mac, and some work with Windows. I ...
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Consistently and reliably use Screen Sharing with Back to My Mac

I'm trying to connect to my MacBook Pro at home, and it works only 50% of the time. I want to use Screen Sharing as you can copy-paste, cmd-tab, scroll properly and other things I haven't seen in ...
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Force Mac OSX notes to refresh &/or force iOS notes to update FASTER

I just wrote a note on my iPhone. The benefit of using cloud services like Notes is that its supposed to be somewhat concurrent when connected to the internet. My phone & my laptop are connected ...
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Create a Osx Server VPN inside BTMM

I've set up BTMM between a group of computers, one of which is a OSX server sitting at home. I know I can use SSH port forwarding to access something inside my network, but is it possible to use my ...
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Get path to applescript stored on iCloud

I wrote a shell script which calls an applescript to do some work. The applescript is in iCloud, so I'm manually writing the path to the document storage location... osascript ~/Library/Mobile\\ ...
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I lost data on my Notes (Mac OSX) due to iCloud sync

So here is what happened. I created a Note called fileA. It was on iCloud and I also have an iPhone on iCloud. Here is the sequence of events: fileA is updated to v2 on iPhone and Mac OSX I backup ...
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icloud multiple calendars cannot show only one

I have multiple calendars in my icloud calendar. When i load the calendar all of my calendars get checked and appear. When i try to uncheck a calendar it automatically gets rechecked. THis same ...
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Photos added to PhotoStream folder no longer being synced

Before I updated to the latest version of iCloud panel on my PC, I could add photos to the location on disk where my icloud stream was saved to and those photos were synced to the stream on any ...
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How to make iCloud overwrite an older iCal file

Unlike some users here, I want iCloud to overwrite my iCal files on an older Mac that I am just now upgrading. The older iCal files are out of date on this computer, although my other devices (and ...
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access shared icloud photo stream without idevice or mac

problem: My wife was shared a photo stream from her boss at work. We don't own any idevices or mac products to create said icloud account. question 1: Is there a way to virtualize a mac? My plan ...
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linking ical to icloud

I used this fix to stop calendar agent from grinding up my ram: launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.CalendarAgent.plist However now I'm having difficulty re-linking ical to ...
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looking to sync icloud / drop box at a specific time ( to take advantage of lower cost internet between midnight and 6am)

i'm being killed with upload volumes and have identified it's probably my drop box files, photos, etc being synced. I've had a look at IFTTT and can't find a way via a recipe. Any ideas? (Other than ...
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iCloud rejecting emails sent via smtp with error 550 5.7.0

I'm trying to set up msmtp with a MobileMe/iCloud account. I have 2 other accounts set up, and they both work just fine. But with the MobileMe account, I'm getting an error: msmtp: server message: ...
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can I shift an email address from one iCloud account to another

I setup iMessages/facetime to receive emails on a certain email address. I want to use that email address instead on a totally separate icloud account. How can I do this?
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Solutions on how to use an OS X calendar as a more perfect time tracking solution for 5-10 users in a small agency?

I really like OS X's iCal. Entering events is easy with the mouse and it also gives you a very real visual sense of how long tasks take to complete. We often work remotely in our organisation, so we ...
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Sync chrome tabs with safari locally

I want to be able to check my open tabs on my iOS devices that I have open on my Mac's Chrome browser. I have looked up if its a possibility to sync Chrome directly with iCloud but its not possibile. ...
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How do I view iCloud Calendar in Windows

I'm on Windows 8, and just want to view my iCloud (iPhone/iPad) Calendars on my computer, somehow. I'm not a huge fan of the icloud.com site, and would much prefer if I could see my iCloud calendars ...
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Accessing a Time Capsule manually via terminal using iCloud credentials

I'm assuming that the task noted above should be possible, as the task doesn't seem like it should be far different from accessing a Mac computer via SSH or through Go -> Connect to Server on OSX. The ...
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One PC, 4 iOS Devices, 4 iCloud Accounts?

I have one PC running iTunes, my iPhone, and one iPod for each of three kids. Ideally I would like the iPhone to use my iCloud account and each iPod to use an iCloud account specific to each kid. ...
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Is it possible to cancel an iCloud remote wipe submitted to an offline device?

I suppose this has to be too common, but when searching (both google and the SE network) the S/N ratio is too low to find a clear answer... Scenario: user looses her iOS6 iPhone4S user runs to ...
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What is the best practice for saving iPhone video & pictures?

I have an iPhone 4S and have it backed up via iCloud, Photostream turned on, and iTunes sync over WiFi enabled. Unfortunately, my daughter (2 yrs) got a hold of the iPhone and started deleting photos, ...
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What can I do if I lost my iCloud PIN code?

Is there a way I can retrieve my PIN code used to lock my MacBook Air via iCloud though my Apple ID? I just can't seem to remember the code and need to unlock it but can't seem to find the correct ...
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How can I find the new iCloud address of a mobileme website? [closed]

I need to access a previously public webpage on mobileme. Since that site is closed and merged to iCloud, is there any way to find out if the site has been migrated, and if so, what the new address ...
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Mac: How to sync specific address book contacts with a business partner?

I have a mac and an iPhone. My friend has a mac and an iPhone. We both use those devices privately and for our shared business. I wonder what's the best and easiest way to sync address book contacts ...
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How to find Stolen MacBook with iCloud

My MacBook Air was stolen about 6 weeks ago. Through iCloud and "Find Phone", I have some pictures and a location down to about 2 blocks. The pictures are from the current user taking photos which ...
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sync wifi credentials across Mac devices?

I have an iPhone 4S, a new iPad and a MacBook Air. I haven't found this anywhere: want to know if there's a way to sync all the wi-fi credentials across all these devices. For example, I go into a ...
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Auto Forward mails to Gmail from iCloud Mail or iCloud Mail on Android

I want to do auto forward receiving mails from Mail to Gmail. Also it can be asked like this: How can I see my iCloud mails on my android phone?
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Setting iCloud Contacts to be the default contact directory in Outlook 2007

I am trying to set my iCloud Contacts folder in Outlook as the default folder for saving and reading contacts in Outlook 2007. I have already moved the folder up in the contacts list order and have ...