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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
3answers
1k views

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" ...
0
votes
2answers
8k views

iCloud sync functionality + Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)

With yesterday’s rollout of iCloud, it seems those of us who refuse to upgrade to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) are left in the dust as far as it goes with calendar/contact syncing. I have had a MobileMe ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
82 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
95 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
234 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
172 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
306 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
187 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
241 views

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\\ ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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. ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

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: ...
4
votes
0answers
1k views

Bookmark syncing with Xmarks and iCloud

I use Google Chrome for browsing on my computer and I have been using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks across browsers and computers. I would like to keep my iPhone's bookmarks synced as well. So, the ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
469 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
433 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
91 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
938 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
92 views

How to sync a new iCal calendar with iCloud

I have two calendars that are sync'd on iCould, and I created a new calendar in iCal, but it is not on iCloud.. how do I get this new calendar on to iCloud?
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Viewing iCloud Reminders on Windows without Outlook

I have been unable to find a way to view iCloud Reminders on Windows without Outlook. iCloud.com is ok, but not being able to sort by due date makes it cumbersome to do. Are those my only options?
0
votes
0answers
99 views

iCloud Service on Windows10 keep High CPU usage

When I installed iCloud Tool on windows10 to sync photo,Browser Bookmark etc. with my iOS device and Mac ,I found iCloud service and Apple push process always occupied very High cpu usage, it often Up ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Cannot repair or remove iCloud

Cannot repair or remove iCloud from a Windows 10 Pro PC. Error code 2343 as shown below. I cannot find much help on the web! Trying to tick the Outlook component of the iCloud agent also produces ...
0
votes
0answers
195 views

i'm not able to run icloud for windows with outlook 2016 (unexpected error)

when installing Icloud for windows, the process stops with un unexpected error (no number) and in the same time some contacts (with birthday date) are duplicated. any help? many thanks
0
votes
0answers
291 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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". ...
0
votes
0answers
133 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
206 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
203 views

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. ...