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How to Access iCloud Settings on iPhone and iPad

Sep 4, 2017 - 1 Comment
Find where iCloud Settings located in iOS

iOS Settings used to be easily accessed by going to the Settings app and then to the clearly labeled “iCloud” section of Settings, but modern versions of iOS for iPhone and iPad have changed how iCloud Settings are labeled and where those configuration options are located. This has led to some amount of confusion with … Read More

How to Get iMessage Access on PC in Windows or Linux

Jul 23, 2017 - 22 Comments
How to get iMessage on PC

iMessage is the wonderful messaging platform for iPhone, iPad, and Mac users that allows for free and easy messaging between other iMessage users. One common question regarding iMessage is if there is a way to run iMessage on a Windows PC or in Linux. The answer is a big complicated, but in short, yes you … Read More

How to Convert a Keynote .key to PowerPoint Presentation with iCloud

Jul 11, 2017 - 2 Comments

Keynote .key presentation files can be converted to PowerPoint .pptx files easily with the help of iCloud. The great thing about using iCloud to convert Keynote to PowerPoint presentations is that iCloud can be accessed from any device or computer as long as it has a web browser, meaning you can perform this file conversion … Read More

How to Disable iCloud Desktop & Documents on Mac

Jul 6, 2017 - 13 Comments
Disable iCloud Desktop & Documents Folders in MacOS

The most recent versions of MacOS have an iCloud feature which allows the Desktop and Documents folders on a Mac to be synced to iCloud Drive. This allows a Macs desktop and documents folders to be accessed from other Macs, iOS devices, or iCloud. A fair amount of users turn this feature on when updating … Read More

Tackling ‘Photos Agent’ Heavy CPU & Resource Usage on Mac

Jun 24, 2017 - 8 Comments
Photos app icon in Mac OS X

“Photos Agent” is a little Photos app helper process that often runs on the Mac, it’s for Photos app users and it handles background tasks like downloading and uploading to iCloud Photo Library, downloading and updating Photo Streams and shared streams, and other related iCloud Photos and Photos app tasks. For users who don’t use … Read More

How to Check iCloud Drive File Upload Progress on a Mac

Jun 22, 2017 - 9 Comments
How to check iCloud Drive upload progress on Mac

Whether you’re moving a file over to iCloud Drive or copying a file to iCloud Drive from the Mac, you may want to know the upload progress as the file is transferred to iCloud. Fortunately the Mac Finder makes this easy, and you’ll be able to see the status of uploads to iCloud Drive from … Read More

How to Share Calendars from iPhone, iPad

Jan 17, 2017 - Leave a Comment
Share Calendars in iOS

Sharing Calendars offers an easy way for family members, coworkers, or partners to see what’s on each others schedule. The shared calendars will even update automatically as events are added or changed, thanks to the calendar syncing through iCloud. We’ll show you how to easily share an entire calendar from iOS with any other iPhone, … Read More

Get iCloud Calendar Spam Invites? How to Stop Them

Nov 26, 2016 - 72 Comments
iCloud Calendar invite spam

Nobody likes spam, but if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, there’s a good chance you’ve found a new avenue of spam on your Apple device lately: iCloud Calendar spam invites! These spam Calendar invites get forced onto your iPhone or computer as notifications and Calendar invitations for spam junk products with labels like … Read More

How to Login to iCloud.com from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch with Full iCloud Access

Nov 14, 2016 - 13 Comments
Sign in to iCloud login page with full iCloud.com features from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

The iCloud.com website allows users to access various iCloud features including the endlessly useful Find My iPhone from anywhere with a web browser, but if you have tried to visit iCloud.com from an iPhone or iPad, you’ll notice rather than the traditional sign-in to iCloud login page that is mobile friendly, you’ll be redirected to … Read More

Fixing iCloud “Unknown error occurred” & “Mac can’t connect to iCloud because of a problem” Errors

Oct 23, 2016 - 12 Comments
Cant connect to iCloud because of a problem

Some Mac users may encounter an error message stating “This Mac can’t connect to iCloud because of a problem with email@address.com”, which then directs the user to open the iCloud preferences. Once inside Mac iCloud preference panel, some users may be able to successfully login to iCloud, but often another error is encountered here which … Read More

How to Migrate Everything to iPhone 7 from an Old iPhone

Sep 17, 2016 - 25 Comments

Want to transfer everything to a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus from your old iPhone that it’s replacing, and without losing any data, pictures, apps, or passwords? Then you’re in the right place, as we’ll show you exactly how to migrate your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone 7 and … Read More

Use Mark as Missing on Lost Apple Watch to Enable Activation Lock

Sep 5, 2016 - 7 Comments
Apple Watch Mark As Missing with Activation Lock

Apple Watch includes a feature called Mark As Missing, which is similar to iCloud Lock for iPhones, and intended to be enabled if an Apple Watch is missing or misplaced. Once activated, an Apple Watch goes into an Activation Lock mode, which requires the associated Apple ID and password to be entered before the Watch … Read More

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