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  1. B

    Give wife “organizer” access in iCloud through my account

    My wife and I are on a family sharing account with my kids for iCloud. I am the organizer and she is a parent. As such she can’t do everything I can as the organizer. I want her to have unrestricted access to my iCloud account so she can modify stuff and do whatever she needs to. It’s my...
  2. M

    iPhone 8(+) My husband has a burn phone ?

    My husband had his old iPhone (8?) in his drawer, it had been wiped clean. A week later I looked at it, and it had contacts on it . It had both very recent contacts, probably within the last month, but it also had what (he says) were the old contacts that were on that phone before we were a...
  3. L

    MacBook Pro M1 iCloud Back up

    So I finally got my new MacBook Pro M1 and I'm loving it! I still have my 2015 MacBook Pro on which I have enabled back up through iCloud for all my documents and desktop. The issue is that now my M1 MacBook Pro is getting all the documents from that MacBook and I really don't want that as I...
  4. lazyntired

    Macbook Air M1 - Restore from Back-up or Set-up as New?

    Hello everyone - I'm really hoping to get a compelling reason to not set-up my Macbook Air as new. i have my old macbook copy (1TB) backed up to the cloud which includes apps/photos/music/messages/documents. I had a few apps on my old Macbook (Microsoft suite & adobe suite) so I don't have...
  5. topp3

    Any news on iCloud backup feature for Apple TV’s?

    It would be nice to get the iCloud backup feature for Apple tv‘s as is for iPhones and iPads - to restore or transfer all settings to new devices - any news on such feature on the roadmap?
  6. tiimmbe

    Enable iCloud photo's - impact to storage & original photos

    Hi all I have iCloud Photos sync enabled on my iPhone & iPad. Total storage is taking 53GB out of my 200GB plan. I have a lot of pictures (close to 500GB) on my old Macbook which are stored locally in the Photos Library. My Macbook is not synced to iCloud Photos. What will happen if I...
  7. tedwill

    Copy (Not Replicate) Files to iCloud

    I recently signed up for the 2TB option for iCloud. I have about 1.3 TB of photos and videos on USB drives. I would like to copy them to iCloud. So far, when I do that, it appears to replicate the data on my MacBook's local SSD drive. Obviously, the files on the USB drive are larger than my...
  8. S

    Videos uploaded as photos

    I recently uploaded a number of photos and videos from my Mac to iCloud. These files were not in my Photos app on my Mac but rather saved as files. When I uploaded the videos to iCloud, they were saved as photos. I accidentally deleted the original files. Is there anything I can do? Has the...
  9. U

    iPhone iCloud backup of WhatsApp on cellular stops at 95% completion status

    Manually initiated iCloud backup of whatsapp while on cellular connection does not go beyond 95% completion. After reaching 95% the iCloud backup of whatsapp stops and displays message - waiting for WiFi connection. Moreover since the whatsapp backup continues till 95% completion even while on...
  10. E

    iCloud backup and videos missing on new iphoneXs

    Afternoon, first time post so please be gentle. I'm currently in a glass case of emotion at the minute with everything iCloud... I purchased the iPhone Xs on launch day and everything worked great. Restored from iCloud (50GB) and everything from my iPhone 7 pulled through great. No problems at...
  11. H

    How to locate item in iCloud back-up that caused prompt "includes purchase from different Apple ID"

    In the process of transferring my data from an iPhone 6s (with a broken "Home" button) to my "new" iPhone 6, I was prompted to enter the password for an Apple ID that I recognized but isn't mine. My new iPhone isn’t actually new, but it was wiped clean. The owner of the Apple ID I was prompted...
  12. ltb7

    icloud back up not completing on iPhone

    iPhone 6+ will not back up to iCloud, keeps repeating that a back up could not be completed tried multiple times: 1. signing in/out of icloud 2. reset network settings 3. reset all settings 4. turning iPhone on/off, soft/hard reset 5. turned off wifi assist can't be wifi/router as 2 iPads...
  13. J

    Photos "just DOES NOT work" with local library?

    I have sign to a 2Tb iCloud for holding my ~500Gb photos and documents . However, I want to to also keep at least two local copies of my files and photos. With files, that's easy and done. However, with Apple Photos, it is being an year since I've been trying to re-sync my Photo Library. When...
  14. N

    Transfer data to new iPhone without iCloud

    My friend is having serious iCloud issues that cannot be resolved even after spending days working on it with Apple. Apple essentially conceded that point and had her create a new Apple ID. She is going to buy a new iPhone XS and then she is going to log into her new phone with her new Apple ID...
  15. L

    iCloud is totally nuts - HELP!!!

    Hey everyone, this is my first post so I'll first introduce myself. My name is Lucas, I'm from Argentina and I've been using Apple products (MacBook, iPhone and iPad) for the last 10 years. Let's cut through the chase to the problem I've been facing for the past 2 weeks. I have a 50GB plan on...
  16. R

    iPhone 6(S)(+) Unable to restore iCloud backup on new (warranty replacement) iPhone

    Hello, I'm trying to help my gf to reinstall/reconfigure her new/replacement iPhone 6, which she got today. When trying to restore the first time it asked to download and upgrade to 11.4.1. I didn't see what version the phone was before. The previous dead iPhone (died on day 364 of the...
  17. danmart

    Does ‘app data’ include local emails?

    I’m planning ahead to a point where I may no longer have a PC-device (Mac or Windows...) and just have iOS devices. iCloud backup says that it includes ‘app data’. Can anyone confirm that this includes emails stored locally on the device? I ask because I pay for a personal email service (as...
  18. seatton

    Restoring iCloud backup to iPhone running iOS 12 PB

    I have a question. I installed iOS 12 PB 1 to my iPad Pro and I have not noticed significant issues - loving it so far. (mainly because I only use it for reading). I do a lot of reading and now the new "Books" app does not syn up with the iBooks on my iPhone X running iOS 11.4 latest version...
  19. zlloyd1

    Can I add a folder to iCloud if I buy more storage?

    Hello all, have not posted a question here for a while, but it is too late to contact Apple directly, so here goes.... My Macbook Pro laptop has 5gb of iCloud storage that came free, and it is near full. I was thinking of purchasing more storage space, but I am unclear as to how to add a folder...
  20. Lodewijk_Ramon

    iCloud backup

    Does anybody know wether Apple backs up their enormous iCloud database(s). I read all about what I should do to have backups of my software and data. Part of that I entrust Apple with by for example making iPad-backup's on iCloud. but I also entrust Apple with my entire photo library in iCloud...