Backup both iCloud and Mac iOS devices?
I went to a Genius Bar appointment today where the genius told me I can't back up my devices iOS by connected directly to my Mac. He said that the backup to iCloud over wifi is the same thing and I need to do both. He said if I've changed devices, I could do the restoration completely to iCloud, I don't have to restore from a Mac or time Machine.
Can it be true? What applications I, who hold their own data? Can I count on iTunes store up to iCloud?
Secondly, whenever I plug in my device iOS directly on my mac, iTunes/Photos wonder if I want to import a large number of photos, and then I end up with duplicates in my library of Photos.
Of course, it is true. Since the launch of iCloud, Apple gives you the ability to save your iCloud or your like before Mac iOS devices. The advantage to backup your iPhone to iCloud, is that a backup is performed automatically when you load your iPhone and it is connected to a Wi - Fi network. See-> about backups in iCloud and iTunes - Apple Support
Note that you can do iCloud backups backups and iTunes at the same time if you wish. When you plug your iPhone to your Mac, iTunes will keep the possibility to make a local backup if you want to.
Regarding your second question, I suggest to create a second thread with it, so that you don't mess this thread with different themes. This will allow people with the same issue find the answer quickly.
I have a home PC and a Mac for travel. Will be a one-time purchase of 11 work items for both because it comes with disks for PC and Mac?
If you already have some diskd for both systems, you should be good to go. Your serial number must be valid for both.
Guys good day.
My device is legitimate and attributed to me by my company.
When I install my camera, I have only connected to App Store to download applications purposes.
I not signed it to iCloud, because I forget my password just like what happened to my personal device...
Now three 3 months, my camera has red screen.
ASP technician that I turned off my find my iphone by iCloud.com app.
I told him, unfortunately I did not sign to iCloud on my device ios, only App Store.
Now my problem is, I couldn't turn off my find my iphone via iCloud simply because I can't find my device using iCloud.com.
What references did you use to connect to the App Store, not your Apple ID?
This problem applies to both my iPad (2) and iPhone 5 s. I now get the following notice: approval requirement sent - "to continue using iCloud on iPhone/iPad, do agree with one of your other devices using iCloud or enter your iCloud Security Code. I have followed the given orientation, including the release of security issues, but NOT, apparently, have solved the problem. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
You must approve of the other device, not MyAppleID.
I created an interactive form in Acrobat using Windows and distributed on a local server. Mac users seem not to be able to use the form or it looks completely different to them. The forms back to Mac user are empty.
Do we need to do something special to enable the form to be used on platforms?
Are you sure that the fields are empty or that you do not see only the data?
Are what product using the view PDFs on Mac?
Apple provides a "universal file viewer" called Preview and this product is known to corrupt the PDF Forms. Script to fix Mac OSX Preview.app form fill and save the
There should be no need of any special program as long as everyone uses the free Adobe Reader software.
I have a single library in my Photos for Mac (MacBook Air) and I put it to automatically forward your photos to iCloud and my iOS devices (photo stream indicator is activated). That's fine when most of my photos is taken with my phone. However, I recently downloaded ~ 1000 photos of my DSLR camera and they take a lot of space on my Mac and now also showed on my phone! What I want to do is to download my photos from digital SLR camera in the Photos app to work on a project, store them on iCloud, but they don't appear on my phone. How should I do? Is it better to create a different library in pictures and there no sync for my iOS devices? I had no such problem with iPhoto because only the photos from my iPhone were download of Photo Stream (rather than 2-way streaming). As to the issue of space I had stored my iPhoto on an external device library. I'm just trying to understand how best to manage this problem in Photos for Mac.
You can have a library that is enabled for iCloud on your Mac, if you activate my Phto Stream for this library to download from your iiPhone, it will be 2-way and also download on the iPhone.
If you want to only download from the iPhone, do not use y Photo Stream, but download by connecting the iPhone to a USB port.
Most of my data is stored in iCloud and when I don't have my camera iOS on me, I have no way to access my drive to iCloud without an iMac. Please let me know if there is a way in which I can collect, use, and download the data in my reader iCloud on an iOS device that is not mine.
If you connect to any device iOS with your Apple ID and password, you have access to your content to iCloud.
Not sure where you can get the data however.
Before buying a new iphone 6 sec, I did as stated and supported my old 5s up to icloud and itunes on my computer windows laptop. Everything seemed to be perfect with the new phone - all contacts, have been downloaded, but I just realized that the photos and YouTube videos are missing. I had four of the five short videos of my granddaughter practicing at the piano that were somewhat specific, but they no longer exist. The backup to icloud and my laptop from my old phone was conducted the same day. Not sure the number of photos I had originally but I have about 186 on my new phone with many of the missing.
Please help me.
Were you sync pictures and videos to iCloud? Check iCloud.com to see if they are there.
Pretty much like what it says. Previously synced 100% with laptop computer (iTunes, photos, videos, etc.) which now shows the blue screen of death permanently.
If I now go back to iCloud synchronization / backup on my phone, will I have all since it's all on my phone to start?
Portable ITunes was there music I ripped and realize that is probably a separate issue. I have off-site backup which I can access once I get a new laptop.
Thanks in advance.
You can activate the backup to iCloud and it backs up your phone as it is currently. See following information from backups for iOS - Apple Support devices for details of what is included:
With a wireless network connection, you can make a backup of your device using iCloud. You don't need to connect your device to a computer or even be home to save with iCloud.
iCloud backups include virtually all the data and parameters stored on your device. iCloud backups do not include:
- Data already stored in iCloud, like Contacts, calendars, Notes, My Photo Stream and iCloud photo library
- Data stored in other cloud services, such as Gmail and Exchange email
- Settings and information Apple pay
- Tap Settings ID
- iCloud library and App Store content (if it is still available in the iTunes, App, or iBooks Store, you can type to re - download your content already purchased.)
I am now running the latest iOS and OS for a Mac and an iPhone 6. I wanted to get my photos in the cloud, and it took a few days (which is fine). I have about 3 000 photos.
My question and the problem lies in the synchronization domain. There is probably a difference in number of 300 photo between the Mac and the iPhone. Why? I thought the point was that they moved as one?
In addition, it makes my crazy OCD.
We can not see you if you have details
What version of the operating system and Photos? What are your iCloud on the Mac and every IOS device settings?
In general you can not pictures of 'Move' to iCloud - if you use iCloud photo library, it's a synchronization service and all changes made on any device (additions, deletions, or modifications) will be made on all devices - with ICPL on devices with limited memory you use optimized photos
With respect to the counts, need us specifics as to what you see and where you see it - and what is the status of each device
Until that all downloads are completed no download occur and charges are presented differently in different places - some number of total elements and some Photos, items and videos separately present demanding add numbers
and the view of the Photos you the County excludes hidden photos and in all the pictures, it includes hidden photos
I have an iPad 2 and mini ipad and do the two together to sync and it used to work, but now it doesn't.
Hello there, irisapple.
Looks like you are having problems with your bookmarks and notes synchronization on multiple iOS devices. The following Knowledge Base article provides a few major steps for troubleshooting of bookmarks:
Before you start
- Check the system status page to see if there are known issues related to bookmarks from iCloud, since your device might not be the cause of your problem.
- Make sure that your settings of date and time on your device are correct. You can easily correct problems caused by an incorrect date and time settings by entering the right information.
- Make sure that you don't lose important information in making copies of your bookmarks.
- If your bookmarks are not in the same order on all of your devices, check to see how many bookmarks is in the folder. If the folder contains more than 500 Favorites, the order of bookmarks may not be the same on all devices.
If you go to a bookmark that you deleted in the last 30 days, you can recover it from iCloud.com. Just click settings and under Advanced Options, click on restore bookmarks.
Learn more if you need help to use iCloud tabs.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
After each step, check to see if the problem persists.
Turn on bookmarks and update your device
- Tap Settings > iCloud on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and make sure that Safari is enabled.
- Install the latest version of iOS , which is supported by your device.
Check your Internet connection
- Open Safari and go to www.apple.com. If you are unable to connect to the Internet, your iCloud does not refresh playlist and Favorites in the app Safari help with your Internet connection.
- Open a secure Web site to your iOS device to see if you can access the ports 80 and 443. Safari requires access to port 443 to push updates between iCloud and your devices.
Check your account details
Tap Settings > iCloud and make sure that you are connected to the same iCloud account that you use on your other supported devices.
Close and restart the Safari app on your iOS device.
In iOS 7 or later:
- Double-click the Home button to see your open applications.
- Find the Safari preview screen and he drag up to close the application.
- Press the home key to return to your home screen.
- Wait a minute, and then reopen the Safari app.
Disable bookmarks to iCloud and turn it back on
- Tap Settings > iCloud.
- Disable Safari.
- You can choose to remove my [device] If your data exist on one or more of your computers. Otherwise, choose keep on my [device].
- Wait a few minutes and then back on Safari.
Restart your device
Press and hold the sleep/wake button, then drag the slider when asked power off. Turn on your device.
This article provides also some good information regarding the Notes on your devices:
Notes on your devices
When you make changes using Notes on iCloud.com, they automatically appear in the Notes on your iOS devices and Mac computers that are connected to the same iCloud account and vice versa. You can also view your notes updated iCloud in Microsoft Outlook on your computer Windows put in place to iCloud.
However, if you upgrade your iCloud account in the Notes application on a device with iOS 9 or later or OS X v10.11 or later:
- Your notes on these devices and iCloud.com keeps them abreast of the notes on any of your devices with iOS 8.4.1 or an earlier version, OS X v10.10.5 or earlier, or Windows.
- Your notes are not are stored in your @icloud e-mail account.
Notes in other accounts
If you upgrade the notes in your iCloud account or not, they are separated from the notes in other accounts that you have, for example a Yahoo! or Google account. iCloud keeps only the notes in your iCloud up-to-date account.
Use iCloud Notes from a web browser
If you use another iCloud application, you can move Notes by clicking on the name of the application at the top of the iCloud.com window.
When you work with Notes on iCloud.com, make sure that you use a browser that is recommended in the Apple Support article system requirements for iCloud.
If you see Pages, Numbers, Keynote and parameters on iCloud.com, your account has fair access to the web features only in iCloud. To see and use the Notes and other features iCloud, iCloud implemented on your Mac or iOS device.
If you try to use Notes on iCloud.com, but get a message indicating that an iCloud email address is necessary, your iCloud account is not configured with a free email account @icloud.com. iCloud uses the e-mail account to store notes for the original app Notes on iCloud.com and 8.4.1 iOS devices or an earlier version, OS X v10.10.5 or earlier, or Windows. If you do not have an email address @icloud.com, you can create a turning on Notes in the iCloud on your Mac preferences or in the iCloud on your iOS device settings.
Thank you for reaching out to the communities of Apple Support.
My storage is full on my ipad, I bought an extra storage in icloud.
I want to "liberate" space on my ipad to store the photos on my icloud and their elimination from the ipad. Currently I can only store them at a time, which seems to go to the purchase of storage additional icloud.
any help gratefully received.
Thank you for using communities Support from Apple! If you are currently using iCloud photo library and looking to save space on your iPad, you can find the option optimize the described in the following article useful:
Can I use iCloud photo library to save space on my device?
iCloud photo library automatically keeps all of your photos and videos in the original version, in high resolution. Follow these steps to choose how you store your photos and videos on your device:
- On your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, tap Settings > iCloud > pictures or settings > Photos & camera, then select a storage parameter.
- On your Mac, click on Photos > Preferences > iCloud, and select a storage parameter.
If you turn on [device] Optimize storage, iCloud photo library manages automatically the size of your library on your device, you can make the most of your device storage and access photos more than ever. All of your original photos, full resolution and the videos are stored in iCloud while unit size versions are stored on your device. You can download original photos and videos over Wi - Fi or cell phone when you need it.
If you turn on download original, iCloud photo library will keep your original, full resolution photos and videos on iCloud and on your device. Download the originals is the default setting for iOS devices with 5 GB free storage plan and all Mac devices.
You need an Internet connection to access a photo original or video that is stored only in iCloud.
See you soon
Ask for help to understand how to manage an iPhoto library. What is the sequence for recording on a Mac, to eliminate duplicates on iPhone and iPad?
Depends on undisclosed information
You have posted the pictures to Mac forum but ask questions about iPhoto - who you? What operating system do you use?
Assuming you have pictures where you posted what settings do you have for iCLoud in preferences Mac system, of Photos and your IOS devices preferences
as duplicates there is no way for Apple to do except manually - there is third party including PowerPhotos packets, Duplicate Annihilator for Photos PhotoSweeper for the Photos help
Regarding the management of the best way is to use iCloud photo library so any changes made on any device are made on all devices
If I delete the photos on my ipad or iphone original will always be in my library icloud?
I would still be able to access my photos, my icloud, on my ios devices, but do not want to store photos on them. I already have icloud configuration to optimize storage and photo stream is disabled on ipad, but turned on, on my iphone. It's possible?
The warning that I get when I delete a photo tells me that it will also be deleted in iCloud.
have you thought about a service like Flickr? You can configure it to automatically download photos, and he keeps private until make them you public. It is also free and works on android, iOS, and office. (Given the iCloud limit size, that's what Ive started to use for my photos, you get a terabyte of space instead of 5 gig)
And beyond their downloading, what you change on Flickr is not performing what is on your device and vice versa... I deleted the photos off my camera and had them again are on my flickr.
I save my photos from my ipnone in icloud. Today, I needed to free up space on my phone so I made sure the photos and videos have been backed up in the cloud, but when I removed them from my phone, they are now gone from the Cloud. Why?
I thought that kept any cloud, so you can free your phone. What I'm doing wrong that will keep my photos and info on the cloud when I delete from the phone.
And of course I did not sync my phone in over a month!
If you have settings > iCloud > Photos > iCloud library turned on then all of the photos you delete from your phone will be deleted to iCloud and any other device connected to this library to iCloud.
iCloud photo library as is currently is above all a method of synchronization between devices. It is NOT a backup, and it is not designed to be a storage cloud solution only.
You can reduce the space required for the photos on your phone by selecting "Optimize iPhone storage" on the same above-mentioned settings screen.
More information: iCloud photo library - Apple Support
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