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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


With Reminders, you can create and group to-do lists from your Apple devices. Just like others, all to-do lists created with Reminders are automatically synchronized to all of your devices authenticated with the same iCloud account.

Reminders on iOS devices

To create a new reminder list, tap the "three lines" button in the top left-hand corner of the screen, tap Edit, and then tap Create New List…. Type the name for a new reminder list, and if finished, tap Done. Then, you can create a new reminder inside the list by clicking on the + button in the top right-hand corner of the screen.

In iOS, tap any reminder and a detail screen is displayed. You can modify any parameters for your reminder here.

There are some parameters you can change, which are explained as follows:

  • Remind Me On a Day: You can set the reminder to alert you on any date you want or after a specific period of time.

  • Remind Me At a Location: Reminders helps you to set up alerts based on your location. You can pick whether...