With iCloud Drive, you can save any kind of file to your iCloud storage. But how you access all the files in your iCloud Drive storage changes depending on whether you’re using an iPhone, a Mac, a Windows PC, or an Android device. We’ll show you how to access iCloud Drive on any device. With it, you can edit documents, upload files, or free up some iCloud storage no matter where you are or what you’re using. Read more
You give your email address to lots of websites and services. Sometimes you have to sign up for an account, or to receive a newsletter (often to get a one-time discount). Other times you may just want to access content on a website, like a white paper or ebook. Companies often collect email addresses in exchange for free content so they target you for potential sales. But you don’t always want to give out your personal email address. …. Read more
You can balance both account security with the convenience of autofill when you set up two-factor authentication in iCloud Keychain. Here’s how to do it. The built-in iCloud Keychain on your Apple device stores all your account credentials for you, and automatically fills them in at the sign-in screen with just your face or fingerprint. However, the baseline Keychain only memorizes your username and password — which could be made more secure. Read more
Your Apple ID is the key that opens the door to all of Apple’s services. You use it to sign into iCloud, where you manage email, calendars, contacts, and more. You use it for purchases from Apple on the iTunes Store, or on App Stores. And you also use it to sign into Messages and FaceTime, to communicate with friends and family.
Since this single combination of a user name and password is so important to users of Apple devices, managing your Apple ID is important, Read more
If you own an Apple device, that means you also have an iCloud account. Most people know their iCloud account is used to back up their personal data, which makes it easier to upgrade to a new device, find an old photo, or restore a device if it needs to be factory reset. Did you know iCloud is more than just a way to backup your iPhone and MacBook, though?
Much in the same way that Google users have access to a variety of services via their accounts, Apple’s iCloud provides users with a bunch of different features and tools, including everything from office apps that can be accessed with just about any web browser to the ability to track and lock a lost iPhone. Read more