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how to back up your iphone or ipad

How do you make sure you don't lose your phoont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>s, messages, and other data? Back up you iPhone and iPad now!Update March 2017: Updated iCloud backup instructions with new steps for iOS 10.3.Your iPhone or iPad sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re all your phoont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>s, messages, health data, documents, accessory setups, settings, and more. In other words, your memories and your preferences. Your data is important, even precious, and should be treated as such. The best way ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> secure your data is ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> back it up. You can back up your iPhone or iPad via iCloud, or directly on your computer using iTunes. Before you download any software, you should always back up your device. You should also maintain a regular backup routine, just in case something happens ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> your iPhone or iPad, like getting lost or sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>len.What is a backup?A backup

guide to icloud storage plans: how to upgrade & manage your storage

Apple includes 5 GB of free cloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage with each iCloud account, yet with iPhone and iPad cameras improving each year and an expanding amount of ways ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> utilize iCloud, that free sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage fills up fast. Let’s take a look at managing your iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage plan along with a few tips and tricks on managing what you’re saving with iCloud.AirPodsIf you know you’d like ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> upgrade or downgrade your current iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage plan we’ll cover that first. If you’d like ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> stick with what you have, feel free ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> skip below a bit further where we’ll cover some ways ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> reduce what you’re sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>ring with iCloud. The images used will sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">howont> ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">howont> ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> do this on an iPhone, but the same steps apply for iPad (it will just look a bit different).iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage pricingIf you’ve run out of the 5 GB of free iCloud space and

2017 ipad teardown by ifixit reveals a souped up ipad air 1

The new iPad (ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>p) and the original iPad Air

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iFixitSo, is the new iPad more like a 9.7-inch iPad Pro, or the original iPad Air? During the teardown, iFixit said it had ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> “check the back just ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> make sure this isn’t an old iPad masquerading around in a new box.” Not check ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> make sure it isn’t an old iPad Pro, mind you, but an old iPad. In fact, iFixit says the 2017 iPad looks very similar ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> the original iPad Air 1, except for these key differences:No physical ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">lockont> switchMicrophone slots shrunk down ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> holesA single row of speaker holesThe presence of a Touch ID sensorThe “iPad 5” still has a headphone jack, surprisingly, but lacks a physical ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">lockont> switch. Inside, the new iPad has 2GB of RAM, twice the memory of the first iPad Air but less than an iPhone 7 Plus. You also enjoy

how to view and delete old iphone backups on icloud

Clear some cloud space and delete those unnecessary backups!Updated March, 2017: Updated steps for deleting iCloud backups in iOS 10.3 (iCloud's location in Settings has changed).Let's face it: You don't much in the way of free sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage with iCloud (5GB), and if you're paying for sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage, then you want ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> use it for the important stuff — not a ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>n of backups that you really don't need.What is an iCloud backup?iCloud auont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>matically backs up all of the data on your iPhone or iPad every day, so long as the device is connected ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> Wi-Fi, turned on, ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">lockont>ed, and connected ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> a power source. This makes it easy ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> resont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re a device if you need ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> wipe it or set up a brand new iPhone or iPad with your existing data.Here's what gets backed up ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> iCloud:iTunes purchase hisont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>ryPhoont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>s and videos (unless yo

how to use icloud keychain on iphone and ipad

With iCloud Keychain, you can create and sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re logins and passwords, credit card details, and personal information across all your iPhone and iPad devices.Updated April 2017: Rewrote ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> reflect the current iCloud and iCloud Keychain process.These days, it seems like you need some kind of password or login information ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> visit practically every website. It is hard ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> keep track of all of those logins, not ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> mention recalling your credit card numbers and expiration dates when you are making purchases online at websites that don't have Apple Pay support. iCloud Keychain makes it possible for you ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> create and save all of your logins and passwords, as well as sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re your credit card details and personal information, like your home address and phone number, so you can quickly add them ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> fill-i

how to manage icloud devices on iphone and ipad

How do I see which devices are connected ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> my iCloud account?In iOS 10.3, you now have the ability ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> see every device connected ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> your iCloud account, thanks ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> everything iCloud being in one spot in your Settings. You can remove old devices you don't use anymore (or devices that shouldn't be there), make sure the devices you want connected are connected, and more.Here's ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">howont>.How ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> check if your device is connectedIf you want ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> see what's connected ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> your iCloud account or you want ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> make sure a particular device is connected, you can now do so in iOS 10.3.Launch Settings from your Home screen.Tap your Apple ID (your name) at the ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>p.All devices connected ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> your iCloud account will appear, including Apple TVs and Macs/MacBooks. This will even include past phones that might not even

how to get lost icloud contacts back on your iphone

Why has my friend's contact info disappeared from my iPhone? You may need ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> resync your iPhone with iCloud.Whenever I sign out of iCloud and back in on my iPhone, some of my contacts will inevitably disappear. Given enough time, most of them resont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re (it takes a few minutes for iCloud ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> sync). But, sometimes, my contacts don't reappear. If you've had this problem, don't stress out. There is a way ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> fix it!Note: This guide is for people that sync their contacts in iCloud. If you sync with Google, Microsoft, or something else, this isn't for you!How ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> reset your contacts ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> sync with iCloud on your iPhoneIf you've recently signed out of and back inont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> iCloud, you're going ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> have ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> manually change your default account settings for the Contacts app.Launch the Settings app on your iPhone.Ta

how to use family sharing with find my iphone

Can't find your phone or looking for a family member? Use Family Sharing and Find My iPhone!Updated April, 2017: Updated screenshots and steps for iOS 10.Family Sharing not only lets you share iTunes and App Sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re purchases, but it also makes it easier for you ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> track all the devices in your family with the help of Find My iPhone. So next time mom can't find her iPad or dad leaves his iPhone at Starbucks, anyone in your family can help find it!How ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> track an iPhone or iPad with Find My iPhone and Family SharingYou'll need ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> have the Find My iPhone app installed in order ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> track devices in your Family Sharing group. If you don't already have it, you can download it for free via the App Sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re. Each device must also be running iOS 8 or higher and support Family Sharing.The only other stip

how to create a new apple id on your iphone or ipad

New ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> the Apple ecosystem? Your first step is ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> sign up for an Apple ID.Updated March 2017: Added information on changes in iOS 10.3.An Apple ID makes it possible for you ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> download content from iTunes and the App Sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re. It also allows you ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> sync reminders, calendars, and contacts through iCloud, and activates FaceTime and iMessage across multiple devices. It's not mandaont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>ry ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> sign up for an Apple ID if you want ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> use an Apple device, but it is essential ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> getting the most out of your iPhone and iPad. Here's ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">howont> you can create a new ID.How ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> create a new Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 10.3 or laterLaunch the Settings app.Tap Sign in ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> your iPhone at the ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>p of the screen.Tap Don't have an Apple ID or forgot it?Tap Create Apple ID when the window pops up.Enter a birth date.

how to delete old icloud backups from your iphone/ipad

.In our earlier write-up on freeing up iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage space, we covered clearing out documents, turning off backup for specific apps etc. While these are helpful, there is one important step that can actually reclaim a lot of iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage space for your Apple ID.If you have used multiple iDevices in the past, this one is for you. If you've linked more than one device ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> the same iCloud account in the past but you're not using the other device now, you can get rid of the backup of that device. That's what we're going ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> learn ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> do.Step #1. Open Settings → General.Step #2. Tap on Sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage & iCloud Usage.Step #3. Under iCloud section and tap on Manage Sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage.Alternatively, you can Tap on Settings → iCloud → Sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage → Manage Sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage.Note: In iOS 10.3 or later, you need ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> tap on your profil

how to manage your icloud storage on iphone or ipad

How do I free up iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage space? It's all conveniently located in your settings!Updated March, 2017: Updated steps and screenshots ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> reflect changes in iOS 10.3If you're on a free iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage plan, you're probably already aware that you only get 5GB ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re your information. That isn't a lot of space, especially if you own multiple iOS devices. One way you can free up some additional space is by manually choosing what app data gets sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>red and what doesn't.Turning off app data doesn't mean that apps will not return ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> your device during an iCloud resont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re; it just means the app's data will not return. Typically, the camera roll and document-centric apps take up the most space. If you decide ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> turn these off, just make sure you're okay with losing the data within them in the event

how to choose what your iphone backs up to icloud

If you're limited on iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage space, you can manually decide what app data you want, and what you don't!Updated March 2017: Updated the steps for iOS 10.3.If you're on a free iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage plan, you are probably already aware that you only get 5GB ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re your information (cue sad trombone). That isn't a lot of space, especially if you own multiple iOS devices.One way you can free up some additional sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> use elsewhere is by manually choosing what app data gets sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>red, and what won't!Turning off app data doesn't mean that app won't return ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> your device during an iCloud resont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>re, it just means the app's data will not return.Typically the camera roll and document-centric apps are the most sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage hungry. If you decide ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> turn these off, just make sure you're okay with losing the

how to set up an icloud email alias

How do I set up an iCloud email alias? Using your web browser!An iCloud email alias allows you ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> give out your iCloud email address without divulging your true email address. That way you can kill an alias if you don't like the content you're receiving. You can create an iCloud email address on your iPhone or iPad, but you can't create an alias. For that, you'll have ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> use iCloud.com. Here's ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">howont>.How ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> create an iCloud email aliasGo ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> iCloud.com and sign in with your Apple ID.Click Mail.Click the gear icon on the botont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>m left of the window.Click Preferences.Click Accounts.Click Add an alias…Enter an alias for your iCloud email address. You can also choose ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> label the address ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> indicate ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">howont> it's used (ex. for shopping or for business).Click OK.Click Close and Done or continue ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> make mo

what to do when itunes won't recognize your iphone or ipad

When I connect my iPhone ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> my computer, iTunes doesn't recognize it, help! Take a deep breath. We've got your back.At this point, with iCloud sync, it is less and less common for people ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> connect their iPhone or iPad ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> iTunes. There are, ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">howont>ever, still people that use this method as their only means of syncing their music. So, when iTunes doesn't recognize your iPhone or iPad, it's a really big problem. Luckily, we've got the solution.Before you startSome of the most common reasons that your computer and iPhone or iPad aren't talking ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> each other have ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> do with hardware.First, clean all of your ports of dust and debris if they look dirty. Sometimes, a bit of gunk is the only thing sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>pping your technology from working. After making sure all of your iPhone or iPad and computer ports ar

feature request: dropbox-style shared folders and url file sharing with icloud d

Apple’s iCloud Drive feature has matured ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> the point that several months ago I sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>pped using Dropbox on my Mac, iPhone, and iPad without having ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> dramatically change any workflows. I still interact with Dropbox on the web once a week ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> produce the 9ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>5Mac Happy Hour podcast, but iCloud Drive could ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>tally replace Dropbox for me with a few additional features…Sony A6500My iCloud Drive usage surged over the last few months for two reasons.First, I have a great experience with iCloud Phoont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> Library syncing my phoont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>s and videos across my devices. Sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>ring 16,655 images and 1,459 videos takes up 212.78GB of iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage for me so I’m just over the 200GB for $2.99/month plan. The next plan available is 1TB for $9.99 which I gladly pay ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> continue the experience, and that leaves a lot of free

feature request: dropbox-style shared folders and url file sharing with icloud d

Apple’s iCloud Drive feature has matured ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> the point that several months ago I sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>pped using Dropbox on my Mac, iPhone, and iPad without having ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> dramatically change any workflows. I still interact with Dropbox on the web once a week ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> produce the 9ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>5Mac Happy Hour podcast, but iCloud Drive could ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>tally replace Dropbox for me with a few additional features…Sony A6500My iCloud Drive usage surged over the last few months for two reasons.First, I have a great experience with iCloud Phoont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> Library syncing my phoont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>s and videos across my devices. Sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>ring 16,655 images and 1,459 videos takes up 212.78GB of iCloud sont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont>rage for me so I’m just over the 200GB for $2.99/month plan. The next plan available is 1TB for $9.99 which I gladly pay ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> continue the experience, and that leaves a lot of free

apple says bug in ios 10.3 may reactivate disabled icloud services

Apple is sending out emails ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> a small number of iCloud users informing them of a particular bug in iOS 10.3. The bug evidently causes some iCloud services that were previously disabled ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> be re-enabled.From the email, obtained by MacRumors:We discovered a bug in the recent iOS 10.3 software update that impacted a small number of iCloud users. This may have inadvertently reenabled​ some iCloud services that you had previously disabled on your device.We suggest you go ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> iCloud settings on your iOS device ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> make sure that only the services you'd like ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> use are enabled. Learn more about ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">howont> ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">toont> manage your iCloud settings or contact AppleCare with any questions.Outside of "small", it's unknown at this time ont style="color:#666;background-color:#fff5a9;">howont> many iCloud users this may have impacted.You can check which iCloud services are

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