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Working with your iCloud

Everywhere. Automatically. That’s the way it should be, and iCloud makes it a reality. So when you buy a song, you don’t have to download it over and over to enjoy it on multiple devices. Or worry that a document doesn’t contain your latest revisions. Or spend time transferring photos. iCloud takes care of everything for you. Just like that.

Working with iContacts

To work with your contacts from your iDevice do the following:

  • Log into https://www.icloud.com/ with your AppleID you use on your iDevice
  • Click on the Contacts icon
  • Click on the Gear to the bottom left of the screen
  • Click Select All
  • Click on the Gear again
    • Select Print to print your contacts
    • Select Export as vCard to export your contacts

Other things you can do

  • Calendar
  • Notes
  • Reminders
  • Mail
  • Reminders
  • FindMyiPhone
  • iWork: Following the path of Google and Microsoft, Apple now offers iWork as part of your iCloud setup.

From Apple’s iWork page Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are the best way to be productive on a Mac or iOS device. Now we’ve brought that productivity to the web — on Mac and PC. The apps make it incredibly easy to work together with people everywhere. And since it’s all powered by iCloud, your documents are always up to date on each of your devices. I guess this is part of their convergence system of work on any device

Coming this fall:

  • The new iCloud Photo Library makes viewing, organizing, and storing your entire photo and video library effortless and worry-free — from any device. iCloud Drive lets you work on any file from anywhere so you’ll always have the latest version with you. And Family Sharing makes it easy to share family members’ purchases from the iTunes Store, the App Store, and the iBooks Store, as well as family photos, calendars, and more.
  • iCloud Drive: Any kind of file. On all your devices. Now you have the freedom to work with the file of your choice on the device of your choice. Because with iCloud Drive, you can safely store all your presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs, images, and any other kind of document in iCloud and access them from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.
  • Start your work in one app, Add the finishing touches in another: Your apps can now share files, which means you can access and work on the same file across multiple apps. For example, you can create a drawing in a sketching app, then open it in a paint app to color it in. Or create a chart in one app and place it in a slideshow using a presentation app. No more making copies or importing documents from one app to another. It’s a whole new level of collaboration between apps.
  • Family Sharing: Family Sharing is a new way to bring harmony to your family’s digital life. Up to six people in your family can share purchases from iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store without sharing accounts. Pay for family purchases with the same credit card and approve kids’ spending right from a parent’s device. Easily share photos, a family calendar, and more to help keep everyone connected. Family Sharing makes collecting and sharing family memories easier and more fun. It automatically sets up a family photo stream where you can share photos, videos, and comments. And everything stays up to date on everyone’s devices. So you’re all a tap away from the latest vacation shots, birthday highlights, and family pranks.

Read more about the upcoming changes here

 

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