Tag / icloud

browse icloud files and folders on computer ftp

The usual way to manage the file data in iCloud is through the app that is using iCloud to store its files. On a Mac however, you can gain access to the iCloud file system in Finder and manually edit, upload or delete files.

This method gives you access to the folder that is used by iCloud to sync all your data. Also from what I have noticed, sometimes apps don’t get fully deleted and part of it is left over in iCloud. I’m not sure why this happens, however with this method you can manually remove that left over app data.

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orgainze contacts in icloud group iphone icloud contacts

So I received an email asking how to organize contacts into groups. My first thought was, “Oh, this will be simple”. So before I started up a response I picked up my iPad, opened the contacts app fully expecting that Apple would have made this easy to do. A couple of minutes later, I realized that you can’t sort contacts into a group on an iOS device.

This was confusing at first because you are able to view grouped contacts on an iOS device, even able to hide and view the groups. It would seem that Apple hasn’t given us the ability to group contacts on either an iPad, iPhone or iPod. If you do want to organize your contacts into groups then you’ll need to have a use the icloud.com website, the Contacts app on a Mac or use a different browser on your iPad.

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how do i change my location in itunes store on iphone mac ipod iPad

Have you ever gotten a message from the Apple iTunes Store saying:

The item you’ve requested is not currently available in [your location] Store, but it is available in the U.S. Store [or whichever location].

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how do i use reminders app, best reminder for iphone ipod and iPad

Reminders is an app made by Apple that comes pre-installed on Macs with Mountain Lion as well as iPads, iPhones and iPods with iOS 5 and higher. Although it’s a simple app to use there are some features you may not know about that really make this app stand out. There are a multitude of task management apps out there in the App Store, and a lot of them have a lot of powerful features. Reminders was designed to be simple and easy to use without having a ton of features to choose from. Although when you know how to use all of Reminders features it can become a little more powerful. In this article we’ll go though some of features of the Reminders app, such as how to add location-based reminders and how to share your Reminders lists.

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copy transfer move iOS iphone ipod ipad contacts from to

Upgrading to a new iPhone or switching to a different device such as an Android phone and want to transfer your contacts? There are a few different ways to move your contacts over. In this article I’ll show you how to copy and transfer the contacts from an iPad, iPhone and an iPod to… well almost anything that can import contacts.

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reclaim icloud backup space manage icloud space

iCloud getting a little bloated? If you’re running low on iCloud backup space you can either buy more space from Apple or clear out some of the space already being used.

This iPhone cannot be backed up because there is not enough iCloud storage available.

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Backing up your iOS device is very important. It could be lost, stolen or even just accidentally erased.


With backing up your device being so simple there is no reason not to keep a backup.

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