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iCloud Standard Guide

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iCloud Standard Guide

Overview of this book

iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud computing service from Apple Inc. iCloud is a hub in a multi-devices environment, that allows your iPads, iPhones, iPod Touches, and Macs sync with each other and always have the same content. The service allows users to store data, such as music files, on remote computer servers that can be downloaded to multiple devices such as iOS-based devices, and personal computers running OS X or Microsoft Windows. This practical guide provides easy, step-by-step guidance to using the numerous features offered by iCloud, for first time users You will be guided through everything that you need to know about using iCloud on multiple platforms, as well as how to use it on a Windows PC. Learn about what iCloud can offer you with this practical guide, and what makes it better than other cloud services. It will take you through all of the iCloud services available, and help you to manage your contents easily across devices. You will also learn how to use Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and other iCloud services on Mac, PC, iOS devices or in the web browser. This book will also let you explore more on using iPhone and iTunes with iCloud, sync all contents without any hassle, and even back them up with iCloud. If you want to take full advantage of iCloud, then this is the right book for you.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
iCloud Standard Guide
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Working with Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
Collaborate with iMessage, Notes, and Reminders


Notes is the simplest app on Apple devices to keep all of your important notes, simple task lists, or even recipes, and all notes are synchronized to the iCloud server. So, all your notes are available to see on all of your devices authenticated with the same iCloud account.

Notes on your iOS device

Since the introduction of iPhone and iOS, Notes has been the default app for note taking. To create a note, you can open the Notes app and press the + button in the top right-hand corner of the screen. If your iOS device has Siri on it, you can create a note just by dictating. By default, all your Notes are saved to iCloud.

Sharing a note on iOS

You also can share your notes just by tapping the share icon at the bottom of the screen (next to the trash button). You can share it by e-mail, iMessage, or directly print it to any AirPrint-enabled printing machine.

Configuring Notes on iOS

You can change your default account to save and synchronize your notes by navigating to Settings | Notes, as shown...