How to Enable and Access iCloud Drive’s Desktop and Documents in macOS Sierra

How to Enable and Access iCloud Drive’s Desktop and Documents in macOS Sierra

…er, you won’t be able to go forward without upgrading to a paid plan. The 50 GB plan is pretty good, for just $0.99 a month. That’s what I went with. If you don’t want to upgrade but still want to use this feature for small work files, you can do two things. Go and move all the unimportant files from Dropbox and Documents folder to somewhere else. Then from the “iCloud” settings page, click on “Manage” and remove things that aren’t needed, like ol…

How to use iCloud Photos as your Apple TV’s screen saver

How to use iCloud Photos as your Apple TV’s screen saver

…ion, you can do so with relative ease. Of course, you will need to have an iCloud account and iCloud Photos enables on your mobile device for the following steps to be applicable (Settings -> iCloud -> Photos -> iCloud Photo Library). You are going to have to sign into your iCloud account and enter in your Apple ID and password. Head over Settings -> Accounts -> iCloud and Sign In. Note: If you are using either new Siri remote or the regular Apple…

How to Share Your iCloud Storage with Your Family Members

How to Share Your iCloud Storage with Your Family Members

…sing how much storage. This feature is only available if you’re using the 200 GB ($2.99/month) or the 2 TB ($9.99/month) iCloud storage plan with your Apple ID. If your family members are using the free 5 GB plan, they’ll be added to your sharing pool automatically. If one of the members if paying for storage, they’ll need to accept your invite manually. Oh, and to be clear, you’re only sharing your iCloud storage plan with your family. Just the d…

You can now restore deleted files, contacts, and calendar on iCloud.com

You can now restore deleted files, contacts, and calendar on iCloud.com

…store Calendars’ options are located at the bottom of the Settings menu in iCloud.com. The ‘Restore Files’ option will allow you to restore your deleted files to iCloud Drive. The timestamp of when the file was deleted will be shown along with the number of days remaining until when you will be able to restore that file. For now, Apple is allowing iCloud users to restore any file or changes that they have made to their calendar entries or contacts…

How to Save Email Attachments on iPhone or iPad to iCloud Drive

How to Save Email Attachments on iPhone or iPad to iCloud Drive

…ore below the fold. Open Settings and tap on the iCloud section and select iCloud Drive. iCloud Drive gives apps the ability to save documents and data to the Drive, which can be accessed anytime on other iOS (8+) or OS X (Yosemite or higher) devices.   Log into your iCloud account if you haven’t already. Make sure iCloud Drive is enabled if you haven’t done so already. Then, toggle the switch for Show on Home Screen ON. A new iCloud Drive icon wi…

iCloud.com Facing Worldwide Outage for Many Users

iCloud.com Facing Worldwide Outage for Many Users

…suffering an outage for many people around the world. 9to5Mac reports that iCloud.com is suffering an outage right now for many users, with many facing gateway errors while trying to access the web portal of Apple’s cloud services. As it stands, those users are reporting they can’t utilize Find My iPhone from the website, and that Mail is inaccessible as well. #iCloud seems to be down… Great. — James Manser (@JManser98) October 19, 2016 Those serv…

iCloud Photos Web App Gains Visual Improvements; Now Looks Similar to New Photos App in iOS 10

iCloud Photos Web App Gains Visual Improvements; Now Looks Similar to New Photos App in iOS 10

…ts revamped Photos app in iOS 10, Apple is revamping its Photos web app on iCloud.com with a couple of UI improvements. For now, the updated Photos web app is only available on the beta iCloud.com website. The redesigned Photos web app now features a sidebar providing links to your various albums, with the thumbnail scrubber popping up at the bottom to help you quickly browse through your photo library. There is also a vertical sidebar at the top…

iOS 9.3 Encrypts iCloud Backups with Passcode

iOS 9.3 Encrypts iCloud Backups with Passcode

…Apple seems to have addressed the loophole in iOS 9.3. Reddit user vista980622 reports that if you’ve two-step authentication enabled then Apple has started encrypting iCloud backups with passcode as well in the latest iOS 9.3 beta. As you can see from the screenshot, iOS will prompt you to enter the passcode if you try to restore from an encrypted iCloud Backup. It gives you an error message informing you that “Access to the account is protected…

iPhone Owners Reporting ‘Verification Failed’ Messages While Logging into iCloud

iPhone Owners Reporting ‘Verification Failed’ Messages While Logging into iCloud

…seem to have been resolved as per Apple. It does not, however, list any issues with iCloud login system. Anyone else experiencing a ‘verification failed’ error on iDevices? Password is correct and can authenticate on web https://t.co/AVHSTnztKw — feef (@arpoodle) June 20, 2017 Affected users say that they are able to log into their iCloud account from iCloud.com but are unable to sign in and check their mail from their iPhone or iPad. Ar…