iCloud from Apple has been around since 2011, you can use it with your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or other Apple devices, and also through a web browser, this guide will show you how to set up iCloud for your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and other devices.
When you buy an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or other Apple device, you can set up a new iCloud account with that device or you can use an existing one. When you set up your new device, you will automatically get 5GB of free storage space. Apple also offers a range of paid storage plans with iCloud Calling +
How do I set up iCloud on my new Apple device?
To set up an iCloud account, you will need to create an Apple ID on your device. When you set up this account, you will be given the option to set up an iCloud email address.
To do this go to Settings app on your iPhone or iPad, then select Sign in to your iPhone or iPadYou will then be asked to select sign in or You don’t have or forgot an Apple ID.
Choose You don’t have or forgot an Apple ID then select Create an Apple ID. Then you will be located to enter a file First Namehe is Title And the Enter your date of birth. Once done, hit Next and you will be asked to enter your email address.
Select now You don’t have an email address Apple will then set up an iCloud email address based on your name. This is the email you will use for all of your iCloud features on your Apple devices. If you’ve accidentally forgotten your Apple account login details, you might be interested in our quick guide on how to find Apple ID logins which also provides details on how to ask Apple to remind you to use its automated online form.
How do I upgrade from iCloud to iCloud +
Apple’s iCloud comes with 5 GB of free storage, iCloud + available for a monthly fee, and there are three plans to choose from iCloud + with 50 GB, iCloud + with 200 GB, and iCloud + with 2 TB.
To upgrade to one of these plans on your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > “Your Name‘> iCloud > space management. You can then choose one of the different plans available.
In the US, a 50GB plan will cost $0.99 per month, a 200GB plan will cost $2.99 per month and a 2TB plan will cost $9.99 per month. You can then decide which one best suits your storage needs for the monthly fee.
If you subscribe to an Apple One plan for things like Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Apple TV, and more, those plans automatically come with iCloud+ built in.
The single plan comes with Apple Music, TV +, Arcade, and 50 GB of iCloud storage, the family plan comes with Music, TV + m Arcade, 200 GB of iCloud storage, and the Premier plan comes with Music, TV +, Arcade, News + and Fitness+ and 2TB of iCloud storage. You can find out more details about these plans on the Apple website.
What can I use iCloud for?
You can use iCloud to store files, back up your devices, back up your photos, and more, and then you can access those backups on all of your Apple devices. Apple also allows you to access your iCloud account from the web, and this can be done from iCloud.com.
The iCloud.com website gives you full access to your mail, contacts, calendar, photos, and iCloud Drive where your files are stored. In addition to notes, reminders, the Find My app, and also things like Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and more. This means you can always access all your photos, files, email, documents, and more from any device. You can learn more details about how to set up iCloud for your devices on the Apple website.
We hope you find this guide helpful and hope it helps you get the most out of Apple’s iCloud, if you have any questions, please leave a comment below.
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