Stop iCloud Backups

Mork

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When using iCloud from the Mac where it says it backs up files for you, how do I get iCloud to NOT do backups?

In IOS, I can say not to backup, I believe, but on the Mac, I don't see how to tell iCloud to not backup files.

The only thing I can find is to delete backups that have been done, but not disable them in the first place.

Thanks in advance,
 

chrfr

macrumors G3
Jul 11, 2009
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Macs do not back up to iCloud. Files and some apps will sync data, but there’s no overall backup like iOS has.
 

Mork

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No, sorry, I meant how do I keep iCloud itself from doing backups (on the iCloud server) from data sent from the Mac.
 

Fishrrman

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Feb 20, 2009
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1. Go to "about this Mac" (apple menu)
2. Click the storage pane
3. Now you have to "un-manage" disk space (if you have that turned on).

Can't advise further because I've NEVER enabled this, and NEVER will.
 

Mork

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Jan 9, 2009
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This is what I see in my storage tab so I guess I'm OK.

Thanks,

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