How to Use iCloud with Microsoft Office Files

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Microsoft recently updated their Microsoft Office apps for iOS making it possible to now use iCloud Drive to sync Office files from a Mac or PC to an iPad or iPhone. We’ll show users how to take advantage of the new feature so they can work on their Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint files on a […]

How to Use iCloud

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This guide will explain how to use iCloud, what iCloud is, and what you can do with iCloud. iCloud is Apple’s online storage and app service that keeps your data synced between iPhone, iPad, Mac and even PC. Using iCloud on a Windows computer is simple, but you do need to set it up. In […]

How to Secure iMessage and FaceTime

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Back in September last year, Apple introduced two-factor authentication for iCloud, and now it’s available for iMessage and FaceTime. Here’s how to enable it for these two services. Apple recently expanded the ability to secure your iCloud account further by enabling two-factor authentication for iCloud backups, allowing users to secure their iPhone and iPad backups […]

How to Stop an iCloud Restore That is Stuck

Use this guide to stop an iCloud restore.

We will show you how to stop an iCloud restore that is stuck or still going after 24 to 48 hours. This can happen when an app installation hangs up or another issue happens, and it will prevent you from installing an iOS update and may deliver poor battery life as backup and restore keeps […]

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud

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This guide will show you how to restore an iPhone from iCloud so that you can start using your iPhone after resetting the iPhone or to quickly move your data to a new iPhone from an iCloud backup. Apple lets users restore an iPhone from iCloud when setting up a new iPhone. You cannot choose […]

How to Remove a Device from Find My iPhone

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If you’re no longer using an iOS or OS X device, here’s how you can remove it from Find My iPhone so that it can be deactivated and sold or given to someone else. Find My iPhone is a service that comes free with every iOS device and Mac computer, and it allows you to […]

How to Delete Photos from iPhone & iCloud

Learn how to delete photos from iPhone and iCloud at the same time.

This guide will show you how to delete photos from iPhone and iCloud in one quick action from your iPhone, iPad or from iCloud on a Mac or a PC. With iOS 8 Apple changed the way iCloud works and offers a new and improved way to use iCloud for photos that does not rely […]

How to Turn On and Use iCloud Photo library

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iOS already has a feature called Photo Stream, which takes your photos that you capture with one of your iOS devices and syncs them across your other iOS devices, including an Apple TV if you have one. However, a new feature called iCloud Photo Library looks to take that to the next level. Here’s how […]

How to Change Your Mac’s Admin Password

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By default, your Mac’s admin password is your iCloud password. This is a new feature introduced in OS X Yosemite, but it’s something that not all users like, so here’s how to go back to using an admin password of your choice. The nice thing about past versions of OS X was that you could […]

iCloud Drive iOS App: When Is it Coming?

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iOS 8 an OS X Yosemite come with a new feature called iCloud Drive, which is essentially Apple’s equivalent to Dropbox and Google Drive. However, while OS X Yosemite has an iCloud Drive folder where you can drag and drop various files in and out of, where’s the equivalent app for iOS? The image below […]

iOS 8 Bug Could Randomly Erase iCloud Drive Data

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iOS 8 is out in full force and users have been taking advantage of all the new features, but a bug that’s been discovered apparently erases iCould Drive documents and data without the user’s permission. According to several users, using the “Reset All Settings” option by navigating to General > Reset has caused files to be […]

How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication in iCloud

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Apple recently expanded the ability to secure your iCloud account further by enabling two-factor authentication for iCloud backups, allowing users to secure their iPhone and iPad backups with more than just a regular password. If you still haven’t enabled two-factor authentication for iCloud, now is a great time to do so. After the recent celebrity […]

How to Use iCloud Drive for Windows

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At its core, iCloud Drive isn’t a revolutionary new idea in cloud computing. In fact, it’s just Apple’s taking some inspiration from cloud storage solutions like DropBox and OneDrive. Recycled idea it may be, iCloud Drive can and will be a very useful tool for anyone who has an iPhone running Apple’s iOS 8 operating […]

How to Delete the Free U2 Album From iTunes

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This week along with the announcement of the all-new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple gave over 500 million iTunes users a free copy of the brand new U2 album Songs of Innocence. The problem isn’t the free album, it’s that Apple forced the entire album on everyone. Below we’ll explain how to quickly […]

Prepare for iPhone 6 with iCloud for Windows

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Pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 began early this morning. Those potential iPhone 6 buyers who were lucky might have managed to snag one of the new devices for delivery on launch day. Those who weren’t lucky will probably need to wait a few weeks past the iPhone 6 launch day. Regardless of […]

Apple iCloud vs Dropbox

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To get ready for the release of iOS 8, the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and OS X Yosemite, Apple cut prices on their iCloud storage levels to compete with popular cloud storage service Dropbox. So how does iCloud compare to Dropbox in terms of storage sizes, prices and features? Dropbox and iCloud both give users a free […]

iCloud Security Improvements Incoming, Says Apple

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In light of the recent celebrity photo leak that apparently happened because of an iCloud security flaw, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that the company will improve iCloud’s security features in order to prevent something like this from happening again and protect users from social engineers. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Cook makes […]

How to Bypass iCloud Lock

Here is how to bypass iCloud lock on an otherwise useless iPhone.

iCloud lock or Find My iPhone Activation Lock prevents someone from stealing an iPhone, erasing it and using it as their own. It can also lock out users who forget their information or who buy a used phone from an owner that did not remove their information from it. There are two ways to bypass […]

How to Share Your iCloud Calendar from iPhone

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If you use iCloud, as well as the Calendar app on your iPhone, there’s a way that you can share your calendar with other iOS users, like your friends and family or even fellow members of a local club that you belong to. Apple allows you to sync your iOS calendar across your Apple devices […]

Why You Should Forget the iPhone 6

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Apple is going to release a new iPhone 6! No, wait. There may be two of them! Or three! Who cares. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is a hot new competitor! And then there’s the Galaxy Note 4! They will really be hot sellers. Pffft. Oh, and Microsoft with new Windows Phone 8.1 devices! And Google’s next […]