Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating an iCloud account, part of iCloud Essential Training (2014).
- In this movie, I want to see what it takes…to create an iCloud account…but I want you to be careful.…It's possible that you already have an iCloud account…and don't even know it.…To set up an iCloud account…you simply set up an Apple ID.…An Apple ID is a simple, free user name and password…that you set up with Apple.…This one account will store all of your information…on Apple services.…An Apple ID account is required…to make purchases on the iTunes Store…or the Mac App Store.…
So if you've used the iTunes Store in the past…then you already have an Apple ID.…Also, when you set up a new Mac,…an iPhone or an iPad,…you'll see a screen like this…where it prompts you to either log in with an Apple ID…or set up a new one.…You are able to skip this…by selecting this option that says don't sign in…when you set up your computer.…But a lot of people don't skip it.…A lot of people go ahead and set up the account.…So a lot of people have already set up an Apple ID…when they initially set up their Mac or their iPhone.…
So I wouldn't say that an Apple ID…
- What is iCloud?
- Creating an iCloud account
- Linking to iCloud on Mac, Windows, and iOS devices
- Managing storage space
- Synchronizing data
- Locating lost iPhone, iPads, and computers
- Working with iCloud Drive
- Setting up Family Sharing
- Transitioning work from your computer to your iPad or iPhone with Handoff
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up iCloud
2. Using iCloud Services
3. Working with iCloud Drive
4. Using the Photo Library
Sharing photos from iPhoto7m 12s
5. Working with Family Sharing
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