iCloud is a service that provides its users with cloud storage and computing, which allows the iPad and iPhone users share the various kinds of data like images or music. Using iCloud.com, you can access any your data stored in iCloud by signing in to the iCloud website in your browser. You may use either Windows or Mac; being the only requirement the presence of a desktop web browser.
Setting Up iCloud
Trying to sign in to iCloud from an iPhone or iPad, you willsee the following page:
Why does this page appear? The reason is that Apple doesn’t let you access iCloud from the iOS device while you can sign in to your iCloud account. You can do so through your Settings where you choose iCloud.
Starting to use iCloud is elementary simple. All you need is to toggle the button from “Off” to “On”. Here you can set iCloud services and features to your preference by turning them off and on.
Note that the site works properly only with the latest versions of iOS and Mac OS.
Logging in to iCloud
This is simple both on your mobile device and on your computer.
On your iPhone or iPad:
- Go to Settings and choose iCloud
- Enter your Apple ID and password
From your desktop:
- Open your web browser
- In the address bar: Enter in iCloud.com
- Sign in by entering your Apple ID and password
To raise the security level, you can undergo a two-step verification, where you should follow onscreen instructions and enter a code sent to your trusted device.
How Do I Access iCloud Files?
There are two ways to access iCloud: via the iCloud app or via the iCloud website.
At this point, you can easily check data and storage space. Head to Settings and then to iCloud. In so doing, you get to a convenient place to select which application will save into iCloud and serve as a file manager.
How to Recover Deleted Files
In case you have accidentally deleted a file, it is possible to recover it on iCloud unless more than 30 days have passed since the deletion. For this to be done:
- Sign in on iCloud.com
- Head to Settings
- Under Advanced, choose Restore Files
- From the list of the Restore Files window choose the files you wish to be restored
Do not forget that restoration is only possible within 30 days after deletion.
How Much is the Storage Space?
Initial storage space on iCloud is 5GB. It can be used for any applications or files.
If you lack the free space, you can buy more additional storage space from your Apple device. Prices start with $0.99 for 50GB per month.
And now three simple hints, which may be helpful in dealing with your iCloud account:
- While logging in, enter complete Apple ID
- If you forgot the password you can reset it
- Consult the iCloud support website to find a remedy for your issue
That was the basic info concerning the iCloud. Hopefully, the guide is sufficient to assist you in using the website. If you need more, do not hesitate to visit the Apple support website, which is constantly at your service!