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How to Enable or Disable Optimize Mac Storage

Jul 18, 2020 - 1 Comment

Optimize Mac Storage is a settings option available on the latest versions of MacOS that allow certain files, data, and documents to be stored on iCloud and iCloud Drive when storage on the Mac is running low, effectively offloading some data from the Mac to iCloud. This may be a convenient feature for some Mac … Read More

How to Access & Edit iCloud Files from iPhone & iPad

Jun 11, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Access & Edit iCloud Files from iPhone & iPad

Do you use iCloud to store your documents and other files from multiple Apple devices that you own? If so, you’ll be able to access, view, edit, and manage them right on your iPhone and iPad using the Files app.

How to Access iCloud Drive Files from Windows PC

May 27, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Access iCloud Drive Files from Windows PC

Want to access iCloud Drive files from Windows? Do you use iCloud to store your documents and other files from your iPhone, iPad and Mac? If so, you’ll be happy to know that you can easily access iCloud Drive data from a Windows PC as well as through the standard Apple ecosystem devices.

How to Disable iCloud Drive on Mac

May 13, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Disable iCloud Drive on Mac

If you have no use for iCloud Drive on the Mac, you may wish to disable iCloud Drive in macOS. By turning off iCloud Drive, all documents that are stored in iCloud will be removed from the Mac, though you’ll have an option to keep a local copy when turning iCloud Drive off.

How to Recover Lost or Deleted iCloud Drive Files or Documents

Feb 18, 2020 - 16 Comments
How to Recover Lost iCloud Drive Documents & Files

Worried you might have lost iCloud Drive documents or files? Or perhaps you’re wondering if you can recover a deleted file or document from iCloud Drive? Don’t panic, you can probably restore and recover those files from iCloud Drive using the procedure we’ll discuss here. Files, documents and other data that we constantly use for … Read More

How to Install & Setup iCloud for Windows PC

Nov 29, 2019 - 2 Comments
Setup and install iCloud for Windows

iCloud can be used on a Windows PC, which is particularly helpful to iPhone and iPad users who have a PC but not a Mac, or Mac users who have installed Windows 10 in Boot Camp, or even to those who have both Mac and Windows computers, and want to be able to access all … Read More

How to Show iCloud Status Indicator in Mac Finder

May 17, 2019 - 6 Comments
iCloud Status indicators in Mac Finder

If you’re a Mac user who relies on iCloud Drive for data syncing and cloud storage, you might appreciate knowing that you can enable an optional iCloud Status indicator in the Mac Finder. The iCloud Status indicators in Finder can tell you if a file or folder is only in iCloud, on the local Mac, … Read More

How to Tag Files on iPhone and iPad

Feb 28, 2018 - 6 Comments
Open the Files app

Using file tags can help to arrange, organize, and prioritize documents, files, and data. Now that iOS has a dedicated Files app for the iPhone and iPad, you might find it helpful to know that you can tag any items, files, documents, images, or anything else stored within the Files app of iOS, much like … Read More

How to Rename Files & Folders in Files App for iPhone & iPad

Feb 16, 2018 - 16 Comments
Renaming a folder in Files app for iOS

The iOS Files app and iCloud Drive offer a file system of sorts for the iPhone and iPad. One frequently used capability of file systems is the ability to rename files and folders as necessary, and as you might expect, the Files app for iOS offers this functionality too.

How to Add iCloud Drive to Dock on Mac

Dec 29, 2017 - 12 Comments
iCloud Drive in the Dock on Mac

iCloud Drive allows for easy cloud access and storage of data from Mac and iOS devices, and so having the ability to quickly get to iCloud Drive at any time via the Dock can be very convenient for many Mac users.

How to Access iCloud Drive from Command Line in Mac OS

Nov 16, 2017 - 9 Comments
Access iCloud Drive from Terminal in Mac OS

Some Mac users may need to access iCloud Drive from the Terminal in Mac OS. But if you have tried to access iCloud Drive via command line on your own, you may have noticed it does not appear in the user Home directory. This is because iCloud Drive is actually locate elsewhere in Mac OS, … Read More

How to Create New Folders in Files App on iPhone & iPad

Oct 22, 2017 - 20 Comments

The Files app for iPhone and iPad provides access to iCloud Drive and every file or folder contained within it, whether for individual apps or things you have uploaded yourself to iCloud Drive. If you want to better organize your files in the iOS Files app, you can easily create new folders in Files app.

How to Disable iCloud Desktop & Documents on Mac

Jul 6, 2017 - 74 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

How to Check iCloud Drive File Upload Progress on a Mac

Jun 22, 2017 - 14 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 Add Email Attachments in Mail for iPhone & iPad

Apr 10, 2016 - 12 Comments
Send an email with attachment in Mail for iOS

Mail app in iOS allows users to easily add any type of file attachment to an email, as long as the attachment in question is coming from an associated iCloud Drive. This means you can add files from Pages, Microsoft Office documents, PDF, PSD, text and rtf files, or just about anything else, directly to … Read More

How to Save eMail Attachments on iPhone & iPad Mail to iCloud Drive

Nov 16, 2015 - 5 Comments
How to Save Attachments from Mail in iOS to iCloud Drive

The iOS Mail app allows users to save various types of attachments directly to the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This is a great feature that is available in the latest versions of iOS, and for most file attachment, you’ll be able to save whatever the file is directly to iCloud Drive in iOS.

How to Show iCloud Drive Icon on Home Screen of iPhone & iPad

Oct 5, 2015 - 26 Comments
iCloud drive syncs between iOS and OS X seamlessly

iCloud Drive is a wonderfully useful feature that allows files to not only be stored in iCloud, but also be easily accessible to retrieve or edit from any other Mac or iOS device using the same Apple ID. While iOS has long been able to save files to iCloud, the latest versions of iOS now … Read More

2 Ways to Copy Files to iCloud Drive from Mac OS X Finder

Jun 19, 2015 - 33 Comments
How to copy files to iCloud Drive from the Mac with a drag and drop trick

iCloud Drive supports direct file transfers from the Mac, meaning you can take just about any file, folder, document, or item stored in Mac OS X, and copy it over to iCloud Drive, where it will be stored and accessible by your other Macs and iOS devices using the same Apple ID. Using iCloud Drive … Read More

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