|Oct 9, 2011, 08:15 AM||#1|
iTunes email account different from iCloud account?
I've activated iCloud using my personal email account (the same Gmail account I use for my iTunes ID) and now I have a new @me.com email from iCloud.
The primary email account holder for my iCloud account is my gmail - same my as iTunes account.
Is there any negative to this, should I be somehow using my @me.com email as my iCloud email address? I can't see any option to change this email other than deleting my iCloud account which would ofourse also delete the associated @me.com email.
Also, I'm using my iPhone and iPad to backup to iCloud and already my 5gb storage is full, I have just upgraded to 50gb. I have my backups sent to iCloud not my Mac - how does this work as even 50gb is not enough to back up my entire iPad and iPhone?
I'm getting a little confused.
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|Oct 9, 2011, 11:39 AM||#2|
Also, there's some complication in managing two IDs from the same device. Here's a post that explains the complication. Just have a look at it.
And at present, Apple will not be providing more than 50 GB of storage space right now. May be they would provide with more storage very soon!
|Oct 9, 2011, 11:49 AM||#3|
First one must create an Apple ID, which will always be comprised of our outside email address.
Next when enrolling in a past cloud service like MobileMe, we are issued an @me.com email address.
The same thing will happen with those who are new and do not have the old MobileMe, or Mac email.
Thus we have one Apple ID & Apple issued email address.
Where it becomes confusing is these email addresses also function as Apple ID's.
Perhaps someone will come along with further clarification.
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