How to Set Up Icloud on Iphone 6 Plus
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iCloud Drive. this is a new data storage technology in “cloudy” storage, which replaced the already familiar standard synchronization of user data with an iCloud account. With prefix “drive” Apple storage capabilities have expanded significantly: now users can store inside “the clouds” almost any data, while using the new service has become much more convenient. To that how to set up iCloud Drive on iPhone, iPad, and also Mac or Windows computers, this article is devoted.
So, for starters, let’s talk about which devices can work iCloud Drive:
- iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iOS 8 or higher installed;
- MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, or Mac mini with OS X Yosemite installed
- A computer with Windows 7 installed and iCloud 4.0 Control Panel installed
1. How to activate iCloud Drive
Activating iCloud Drive for all devices tied to your Apple ID account is possible only after all mobile devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch) are updated to the latest version of the operating system (currently, iOS 8.1), and computers Mac to OS X Yosemite.
Windows-based personal computers must have at least Windows 7 on board, while additionally they need to install additional software (iCloud Control Panel), available for download on the official Apple website. In addition, iCloud Drive can be accessed via the web interface from any device with Internet access.
2. How to set up iCloud Drive on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
To connect your account to services iCloud Drive First of all, you need to enter your existing Apple ID account in the main settings of the device (Settings. Item “iCloud”) Next, find the menu item “iCloud Drive” (it is under point “Storage”) and go inside. this is where you can enable iCloud Drive on your current device.
While turning on iCloud Drive A pop-up window may appear on your device informing you that the full use of iCloud Drive services can be available only after repeating the same procedure on all your Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac).
After that, in the menu item “iCloud Drive” A list of applications will appear, the data of which will be synchronized (or have ever been synchronized previously on this or other devices) with “cloudy” Apple repository. In addition, here you can also see a list of documents stored in your cloud storage, but for which there is no match among the programs installed on the device (these files are displayed under the heading “Other documents”) Here, if necessary, you can enable or disable the synchronization of the data of certain applications with your account.
3. How to use iCloud Drive on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
At this point, access data stored in iCloud Drive, it is possible only with the help of applications, the data of which, in fact, lie in the corresponding folder inside your data warehouse on the server. By default, all branded “apple” Applications (Pages, Numbers, Keynote, etc.) support iCloud Drive synchronization; third-party programs will receive support for the new service as developers release new versions. However, it is worth noting that already now there are more and more applications supporting iCloud Drive.
It is worth noting that if you want to have full access to iCloud Drive storage from the screen of your iPhone or iPad, then you will need to install some third-party application on your device that allows you to connect to a remote server and work with files stored on it. Of the programs personally tested by our employees, we can distinguish two applications: Cloud drive explorer, created exclusively for viewing data stored in iCloud Drive, or a more functional file manager Documents, allowing, in addition to connecting to iCloud Drive, synchronize with many other popular “cloud” services, as well as store data and work with them inside the memory of your device.
It is likely that in the near future, as the iCloud Drive service develops and spreads among users, Apple will introduce its software solution that allows you to access all the data stored on the server directly from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
4. How to set up iCloud Drive on Mac and Windows computers
On Mac or Windows computers (with iCloud Control Panel installed) use iCloud Drive much more convenient: all files stored in “the cloud”are displayed inside the operating system in the form of standard folders, which makes working with them very convenient. you just copy files to a folder “iCloud Drive”then they will immediately be available for viewing or editing on all your devices.
Set up iCloud Drive Mac is very simple. Go to settings, select “iCloud” and enter your Apple ID account information. After that, you can choose the types of personal data (contacts, notes, reminders, calendars), as well as application data that will be synchronized with your account. After a simple setup in the tab “iCloud Drive” Finder will display all files stored in “the cloud”.
On windows configure iCloud Drive You can use the iCloud Control Panel, which can be installed from the official Apple website. The setup procedure is similar to that on a Mac: after entering account information and choosing synchronization settings, a tab will appear in Windows Explorer “iCloud Drive”With the help of which you will get access to all your files.
In addition, iCloud Drive can be accessed from any computer with Internet access using the web interface through icloud.com. enter your Apple ID and work with your files online, wherever you are; the main thing. availability of a browser and access to the World Wide Web.
5. Features of using iCloud Drive
There are no restrictions on the number or types of files stored in iCloud Drive. However, there is a limit on the maximum file size. in “the cloud” You cannot store files larger than 15 gigabytes. However, for most users this limitation is unlikely to cause any inconvenience: the conditions for using iCloud Drive are quite sufficient for the full storage of almost any documents, photos ands.
The only inconvenience for users iCloud Drive. the inability to get full access to the entire storage from the iOS interface, however, third-party developers who have already implemented iCloud Drive support in their applications and file managers come to the rescue of Apple mobile device users.
Using iCloud Drive it is worth remembering that the amount of space allocated for each Apple ID user for free is limited to 5 gigabytes of disk space on the server. If you use your account actively and at the same time have several devices synchronizing with it, then very soon the free space will simply end and the time will come to think about expanding it. This is quite simple, especially since Apple kindly offers this to every user. # 128578;
Subscription for additional iCloud free space include 20 gigabytes for 39 rubles a month, 200 gigabytes for 149 rubles a month, 500 gigabytes for 379 rubles a month and 1 terabyte for 749 rubles a month. Agree, the prices, despite all the orderly already sanctioned sanctions and restrictions, are quite affordable.
At the end of the article, it is worth noting that presenting iCloud Drive, Apple has managed to create a full-fledged alternative to a variety of popular “cloudy” data storages (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.), which is very convenient to use, thanks to built-in integration with all “apple” devices, high speed synchronization and easy access to files. Therefore, iCloud Drive, in our opinion, will be the best solution “cloud” data storage for all owners of iPhone, iPad and Mac.
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