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Topic: iCloud Drive

Apple moves launch of macOS Catalina iCloud folder sharing to spring 2020

10/08/2019, 06:10 am

The promised macOS Catalina feature that will give iCloud the Dropbox-like capability to share an entire folder instead of individual files, has quietly been delayed to early 2020.

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Apple publishes new beta version of iCloud web portal, adds Reminders

08/22/2019, 11:08 pm

Apple on Thursday updated the beta version of its iCloud web portal, bringing a new background and revamped Reminders app to the site.

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iCloud for Windows app with OneDrive Files On-Demand now in Microsoft Store

06/11/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple has released a new iCloud for Windows app that makes iCloud function closer to Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage service in Windows 10, with the app now available to download from the Microsoft Store.

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How to share files using iCloud Drive

04/29/2019, 02:04 pm

Once you understand how it works -- and know the right sequence of steps to go through -- then file sharing with iCloud Drive is tremendous when it's working. It's just that setting it up is surprisingly confusing, so let's walk through it.

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How to see your Mac's documents across your network on your iPad with the Files app

02/25/2019, 03:02 pm

Right from within the Files app on your iPhone or iPad, you can look up any folder or document on your Mac and read it. With one tap you can dig through your Mac as if it were on your iOS device, and we'll show you how to do it.

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How to make the most of iCloud's sharing and collaboration tools

11/12/2018, 10:11 am

Apple has many times talked up how you can have two people collaborating on the same document at the same time using iCloud. However, it doesn't seem that collaboration is a big thing inside the company because if it were, Apple people would've surely fixed an enormous missing feature.

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Understanding iCloud Drive and how to save money with Family Sharing

10/25/2018, 08:10 am

Apple's ubiquitous iCloud is simple to describe yet startlingly complex to understand. Chief amongst its features, though, is iCloud Drive and the storage options Apple gives you with this can be a huge boon. AppleInsider talks about how it really works and how you can exploit it if you've got a bunch of family members.

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Tip: How to recover deleted files from iCloud on your Mac or iOS device

10/15/2018, 02:10 pm

Many of our files are now hosted from inside of iCloud and you may not even know it. Not only does it this make them available on all your devices, but files can actually be recovered should they ever be deleted -- at least most of the time.

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Apple axes Back to My Mac in macOS Mojave

08/21/2018, 02:08 pm

Back to My Mac will be no more once macOS Mojave is released this fall. Apple on Tuesday made the discontinuation official by notifying customers of the removal, and sharing a support document outlining the changes.

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Video: As Dropbox IPO goes live, should you consider switching to iCloud Drive?

03/23/2018, 09:03 am

As Dropbox goes public, AppleInsider examines if it is time to consider whether you should stay put with iCloud Drive, or fully embrace Dropbox for your cloud storage needs.

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How to free up space on your iPhone in iOS 11 without deleting apps or photos

09/15/2017, 11:09 am

As default capacities have grown on the iPhone over the last year, the immediate pinch of space has been eased somewhat for new iPhone users -- but, over time the digital cruft accumulates and stacks up. Here's how to use the iCloud Photo Library to shunt your valuable pictures to the cloud without deleting any forever, and how to prune down lightly used apps automatically.

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App Store, Apple Music, iCloud & other Apple services impacted by Amazon outage [u]

02/28/2017, 03:02 pm

A variety of Apple cloud services experienced outages and slowdowns on Tuesday in what appeared to be a major issue with Amazon Web Services, which hosts some of the biggest online companies in the U.S.

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Photos, iCloud Drive, iMessage, other online Apple services hit by slowdowns & outages [u]

07/01/2015, 02:07 pm

A series of Apple's online services suffered slowdowns on Wednesday, and may be completely inaccessible to some users, according to Apple's official system status page. [Updated]

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iCloud Drive allows OS X Yosemite users to store any type of file in the cloud

10/18/2014, 02:10 am

The launch of OS X Yosemite has brought online Apple's new iCloud Drive, which not only automatically syncs data from Mac and iOS applications, but also for the first time allows Mac users to upload and organize any file types on their own.

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Latest iOS 8 bug reportedly causes unwanted deletion of iCloud Drive documents

09/29/2014, 07:09 pm

Adding to Apple's iOS 8 launch troubles, a report on Monday claims the operating system's "Reset All Settings" feature for hardware wiping user preferences also deletes data stored in iCloud Drive.

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Apple issues first iCloud for Windows beta with iCloud Drive support

09/02/2014, 05:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday sent AppleSeed program members invitations to download and test a new beta version of iCloud for Windows that includes access to the company's upcoming iCloud Drive feature.

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