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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
Credits
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
3
Working with Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
4
Collaborate with iMessage, Notes, and Reminders
Index

Index

A

  • Add Field button / On your iOS devices
  • Add This Computer button / Using iTunes Match on Mac
  • Albums tab / Photo Stream on iOS
  • Apple devices
    • searching, iCloud.com used / Find your Apple devices
    • sound alert, sending / Send a sound alert to devices
    • locking, with Lost Mode / Remotely lock your device with Lost Mode
    • data, wiping remotely / Remotely wipe your device
  • Apple ID
    • about / About Apple ID
  • Apple TV
    • purchased music / Purchased music on Apple TV
    • purchased movie / Purchased movies on Apple TV
    • iTunes Match, using / Using iTunes Match on Apple TV

B

  • + button / Find My Friends
  • Back to My Mac feature / Back to My Mac
    • about / Back to My Mac
    • file sharing / Back to My Mac
    • screen sharing / Back to My Mac
    • Remote Airport Configuration / Back to My Mac
    • system requirements / System requirements
    • setting up, on Mac / Setting up Back to My Mac on your Mac
    • setting up, router configuration / Configuring your router
    • using / Using Back to My Mac
    • remote file sharing / Remote file sharing
    • remote screen sharing / Remote screen sharing
  • bookmarks
    • syncing / Syncing bookmarks

C

  • calendar
    • configuring, on Outlook / Configuring Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • accessing, on Outlook / Accessing Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
  • Calendar / Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
    • about / Calendar
    • setting up / Setting up calendars
    • setting up, on iOS devices / On your iOS devices
    • setting up, on Mac / On your Mac
    • sharing, with public / Sharing your calendar with the public
    • on iCloud.com / Calendar on iCloud.com
  • Contacts / Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
  • contacts
    • about / Contacts
    • adding / Add, edit, and search contacts
    • editing / Add, edit, and search contacts
    • searching / Add, edit, and search contacts
    • viewing, on iOS devices / On your iOS devices
    • viewing, on Mac / On your Mac
    • managing, with groups / Managing contacts with groups
    • sending / Sending contacts
    • configuring, on Outlook / Configuring Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • accessing, on Outlook / Accessing Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook

D

  • Delete icon / Photo Stream on iOS
  • documents, in Cloud / Documents in the Cloud
  • Documents in the Cloud
    • about / Documents in the Cloud
  • Drafts folder / Mailbox behaviors
  • Dropbox / iCloud versus Dropbox

F

  • file explorer
    • Photo Stream, integrating with / Integrating Photo Stream with file explorer
  • File | New Calendar | iCloud / On your Mac
  • File | New Smart Group / Managing contacts with groups
  • Find My iPhone / Find My iPhone
    • about / Find My iPhone
    • configuring, on iOS devices / Configure Find My iPhone on iOS devices
    • Apple devices, searching / Find your Apple devices
  • Find My Mac / Find My iPhone
    • configuring, on Mac / Configure Find My Mac on Mac

G

  • Get Free Apple ID button / For existing iOS devices
  • global mail configuration
    • Preview option / Global mail configuration
    • Show To/Cc label option / Global mail configuration
    • Flag Style option / Global mail configuration
    • Ask Before Deleting option / Global mail configuration
    • Load Remote Images option / Global mail configuration
    • Organize By Thread / Global mail configuration
    • Always Bcc Myself option / Global mail configuration
    • Increase Quote Level option / Global mail configuration
    • Signature option / Global mail configuration
    • Default account option / Global mail configuration

I

  • iBooks
    • about / iBooks
    • purchased iBooks / Purchased iBooks
  • iCloud
    • about / What is iCloud?, iCloud and Microsoft Outlook
    • advantages / What can iCloud do for you?
    • mails / Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
    • calendar / Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
    • contacts / Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
    • iMessage / iMessage
    • notes / Notes and Reminders
    • reminder / Notes and Reminders
    • Photo Stream / Photo Stream
    • iTunes / iTunes in the Cloud
    • iTunes Match / iTunes Match
    • documents / Documents in the Cloud
    • Find My iPhone / Find My iPhone
    • .com / iCloud.com
    • Back to My Mac feature / Back to My Mac
    • devices, backing up / Back up your devices
    • OS X, collaborating with / Collaborating with OS X
    • Microsoft Windows, collaborating with / Collaborating with Microsoft Windows
    • iWork / iWork for iCloud
    • Keychain / iCloud Keychain
    • comparing / How does iCloud differ from other cloud services?
    • versus Dropbox / iCloud versus Dropbox
    • signing up / Signing up for iCloud
    • mail / Mail
    • Calendar / Calendar
    • used, to backup iOS device / Using iCloud to back up or restore an iOS device
    • used, to restore iOS device / Using iCloud to back up or restore an iOS device
    • iOS device, restoring from / Restoring an iOS device from iCloud
  • iCloud-enabled Mac apps
    • about / iCloud-enabled Mac apps
    • preview / Preview
    • TextEdit / TextEdit
    • iWork for Mac / iWork for Mac
  • iCloud.com / iCloud.com
    • about / iCloud.com
    • settings, changing / Change iCloud.com settings
    • notifications / Notifications on iCloud.com
  • iCloud account
    • managing / Managing your iCloud account, Managing an iCloud account
  • iCloud Backup
    • about / Understanding iCloud Backup
    • enabling, on iOS device / Turning ON iCloud Backup on iOS devices
    • enabling, from iTunes / Turning ON iCloud Backup from iTunes
  • iCloud Control Panel / Collaborating with Microsoft Windows
    • configuring / Configuring the iCloud Control Panel
    • bookmarks, syncing / Syncing bookmarks
    • Photo Stream, integrating with file explorer / Integrating Photo Stream with file explorer
    • iCloud storage, managing / Managing iCloud storage
    • iCloud account, managing / Managing an iCloud account
  • iCloud Keychain / iCloud Keychain
  • iCloud mail settings configuration, on Mac
    • about / Configuring iCloud mail settings on Mac
    • accounts information / Accounts information
    • mailbox behaviors / Mailbox behaviors
    • Advanced option / Advanced
  • iCloud signup
    • system requirements / System requirements
    • Mac / Mac
    • Windows PC / Windows PC
    • iOS device / iOS device
  • iCloud signup, for existing iOS device
    • about / For existing iOS devices
  • iCloud signup, for existing Mac
    • about / For existing Mac
  • iCloud signup, for iOS device
    • about / iOS device, For new iOS devices
  • iCloud signup, for Mac
    • about / Mac
    • new Mac, booting / For new Mac
  • iCloud signup, requirements
    • iOS devices / iOS devices
    • Mac / Mac
    • Windows PC / Windows PC
  • iCloud storage
    • managing, on iOS / Managing iCloud storage on iOS
    • managing, on Mac / Managing iCloud storage on Mac
    • managing / Managing iCloud storage
  • iCloud Tabs / Syncing iCloud Tabs between devices
  • iMessage / Notes and Reminders
    • about / iMessage
    • setting up, on iOS device / Setting up iMessage on your iOS device
    • versus SMS / iMessage or SMS?
    • setting up, on Mac / Setting up Messages on your Mac
    • sending / Sending iMessages
    • texts, sending / Sending texts
    • pictures, sending / Sending pictures
    • location pin, sending / Sending a location pin
    • contacts, sending / Sending contacts
  • iMessage, on iOS device
    • activating / Activating iMessage
    • settings / More iMessage settings in iOS
    • alerts / Alerts and notifications for iMessage on iOS
    • notifications / Alerts and notifications for iMessage on iOS
  • iMessage, on Mac
    • settings / More iMessage settings for Mac
    • alerts / Alerts and notifications for iMessage on Mac
    • notifications / Alerts and notifications for iMessage on Mac
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) / iCloud versus Windows Azure
  • iOS
    • notes, sharing on / Sharing a note on iOS
    • notes, configuring on / Configuring Notes on iOS
    • Photo Stream / Photo Stream on iOS
    • iTunes Match, using / Using iTunes Match on iOS
    • sync for Safari, enabling on / Enabling sync for Safari on iOS
    • iCloud storage, managing on / Managing iCloud storage on iOS
    • storage plan, changing / Changing storage plan on iOS
  • iOS device
    • iCloud Backup, enabling on / Turning ON iCloud Backup on iOS devices
    • restoring, from iCloud / Restoring an iOS device from iCloud
  • iOS device backup
    • iCloud, using / Using iCloud to back up or restore an iOS device
  • iOS device restore
    • iCloud, using / Using iCloud to back up or restore an iOS device
  • iPhoto
    • Photo Stream, viewing on / Viewing Photo Stream on iPhoto
  • iTunes
    • iCloud Backup, enabling from / Turning ON iCloud Backup from iTunes
  • iTunes, in Cloud / iTunes in the Cloud
  • iTunes in the Cloud
    • about / iTunes in the Cloud
    • purchased music / Purchased music
    • purchased movies / Purchased movies
    • purchased apps / Purchased apps
  • iTunes Match / iTunes Match
    • about / iTunes Match
    • setting up / Setting up iTunes Match
    • using, on iOS / Using iTunes Match on iOS
    • using, on Mac / Using iTunes Match on Mac
    • using, on Apple TV / Using iTunes Match on Apple TV
  • iTunes Plus / Purchased music
  • iWork, Cloud / iWork for iCloud
  • iWork documents
    • syncing, with iCloud / Syncing iWork Documents with iCloud
    • syncing, on iOS devices / Syncing documents on iOS devices
    • syncing, on Mac / Syncing documents on Mac
    • data syncing, from other apps / Syncing data from third-party apps
  • iWork for iCloud(beta)
    • about / iWork for iCloud (beta)
    • Pages for iCloud / Pages for iCloud
    • Keynote for iCloud / Keynote for iCloud
    • Numbers for iCloud / Numbers for iCloud
    • Find My Friends / Find My Friends
  • iWork for Mac / iWork for Mac

K

  • Keynote for iCloud / Keynote for iCloud

L

  • location pin
    • sending / Sending a location pin
  • Lost Mode button / Remotely lock your device with Lost Mode

M

  • Mac
    • notes, sharing on / Sharing a note on Mac
    • notes, configuring on / Configuring Notes on Mac
    • Photo Stream / Photo Stream on Mac
    • iTunes Match, using / Using iTunes Match on Mac
    • sync for Safari, enabling on / Enabling sync for Safari on Mac
    • Find My Mac, configuring on / Configure Find My Mac on Mac
    • iCloud storage, managing on / Managing iCloud storage on Mac
    • storage plan, changing / Changing storage plan on Mac
  • mail
    • about / Mail
    • setting p, on iOS device / Setting up mail on your iOS device
    • settings, configuring on iOS devices / Configuring mail settings on iOS devices
    • working with, on iCloud.com / Working with mail on iCloud.com
    • configuring, on Outlook / Configuring Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • accessing, on Outlook / Accessing Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
  • mail, on iCloud.com
    • incoming messages, organizing with rules / Organize incoming messages with rules
    • auto response mail / Auto response mail on vacation
  • mails / Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
  • mail setup, on iOS device
    • starting with / Setting up mail on your iOS device
    • settings, configuring / Configuring mail settings on iOS devices
    • global mail configuration / Global mail configuration
    • messages, fetching / Fetch or push your message to iOS device
    • mail notifications, on iOS Notification Center / Notify new mail on iOS Notification Center
  • mail setup, on Mac
    • mail notifications, on iOS Notification Center / Setting up mail on your Mac
    • about / Setting up mail on your Mac
    • iCloud mail settings / Configuring iCloud mail settings on Mac
    • new mail, notifying on OS X Notification Center / Notify new mail on OS X Notification Center
  • Match tab / iTunes Match
  • Microsoft Outlook
    • about / iCloud and Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Plus! Digital Media Edition / 2000s – PC as a digital hub
  • Microsoft Windows
    • collaborating with / Collaborating with Microsoft Windows
    • collaborating / Collaborating with Microsoft Windows
  • MobileMe / 2010s – cloud is the digital hub
    • migrating from / Migrating from MobileMe
  • MobileMe Gallery / Photo Sharing

N

  • Notes
    • about / Notes
    • on iOS device / Notes on your iOS device
    • sharing, on iOS / Sharing a note on iOS
    • configuring, on iOS / Configuring Notes on iOS
    • on Mac / Notes on your Mac
    • sharing, on Mac / Sharing a note on Mac
    • configuring, on Mac / Configuring Notes on Mac
    • on iCloud.com / Notes on iCloud.com
  • notes / Notes and Reminders
  • Notification Center / Notify new mail on iOS Notification Center
  • Numbers for iCloud / Numbers for iCloud

O

  • OS X
    • collaborating with / Collaborating with OS X
  • Outlook
    • mail, configuring on / Configuring Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • calendar, configuring on / Configuring Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • reminders, configuring on / Configuring Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • contacts, configuring on / Configuring Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • mail, accessing on / Accessing Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • contacts, accessing on / Accessing Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • calendar, accessing on / Accessing Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • reminders, accessing on / Accessing Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook

P

  • Pages for iCloud / Pages for iCloud
  • personal computer (PC) / 2000s – PC as a digital hub
  • Photo Sharing feature / Photo Sharing
  • Photo Stream / Photo Stream
    • working / Photo Stream
    • setting up / Setting up Photo Stream
    • setting up, on iOS / Photo Stream on iOS
    • setting up, on Mac / Photo Stream on Mac
    • setting up, on iPhoto / Viewing Photo Stream on iPhoto
    • Photo Sharing feature / Photo Sharing
    • integrating, with file explorer / Integrating Photo Stream with file explorer
  • pictures
    • sending / Sending pictures
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) / iCloud versus Windows Azure
  • Play Sound button / Send a sound alert to devices
  • Power Adapter button / Setting up Back to My Mac on your Mac
  • preview / Preview
  • purchased movies
    • on Apple TV / Purchased movies on Apple TV
  • purchased music
    • on Apple TV / Purchased music on Apple TV
  • Purchased tab / Purchased iBooks

R

  • Reminders
    • about / Reminders
    • on iOS devices / Reminders on iOS devices
    • on Mac / Reminders on Mac
    • on iCloud.com / Reminders on iCloud.com
  • reminders
    • configuring, on Outlook / Configuring Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
    • accessing, on Outlook / Accessing Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders on Outlook
  • remote file sharing / Remote file sharing
  • remote screen sharing / Remote screen sharing

S

  • Safari web browser
    • about / The Safari web browser
    • sync for Safari on iOS, enabling / Enabling sync for Safari on iOS
    • sync for Safari on Mac, enabling / Enabling sync for Safari on Mac
    • bookmarks, syncing / Syncing bookmarks
    • iCloud Tabs, syncing between devices / Syncing iCloud Tabs between devices
    • Reading List, syncing / Syncing Reading List
  • Save to Camera Roll icon / Photo Stream on iOS
  • Send button / Sending pictures
  • Sent folder / Mailbox behaviors
  • Settings | iCloud / Managing your iCloud account
  • Share button / Sharing your calendar with the public
  • Share Location button / Sending a location pin
  • SMS
    • about / iMessage
    • versus iMessage / iMessage or SMS?
  • storage plan
    • changing, on iOS / Changing storage plan on iOS
    • changing, on Mac / Changing storage plan on Mac

T

  • TextEdit / TextEdit
  • texts
    • sending / Sending texts

W

  • Wake on Demand / Setting up Back to My Mac on your Mac
  • Worldwide Developer Conference 2013 / What can iCloud do for you?