iCloud Standard Guide
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- Explore the differences between iCloud and other cloud services
- Understand how iCloud can easily be used in Microsoft Windows
- Learn how to facilitate storage, backup, and management across all devices with iCloud
Table of ContentsPreface
Chapter 1: Hello, iCloud!
Chapter 2: Getting Started with iCloud
Chapter 3: Working with Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
Chapter 4: Collaborate with iMessage, Notes, and Reminders
Chapter 5: Using iPhoto and iTunes with iCloud
Chapter 6: Syncing Your Contents with iCloud
Chapter 7: Exploring iCloud Apps
Chapter 8: Backing Up Devices to iCloud
Chapter 9: Using iCloud with OS X
Chapter 10: Using iCloud with Windows
- Chapter 1: Hello, iCloud!
- 2000s – PC as a digital hub
- 2010s – cloud is the digital hub
- What is iCloud?
- What can iCloud do for you?
- How does iCloud differ from other cloud services?
- Chapter 2: Getting Started with iCloud
- About Apple ID
- Signing up for iCloud
- Migrating from MobileMe
- Managing your iCloud account
- Chapter 3: Working with Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
- Chapter 4: Collaborate with iMessage, Notes, and Reminders
- Chapter 5: Using iPhoto and iTunes with iCloud
- Photo Stream
- iTunes in the Cloud
- iTunes Match
- Chapter 6: Syncing Your Contents with iCloud
- Documents in the Cloud
- The Safari web browser
- Chapter 7: Exploring iCloud Apps
- Find My iPhone
- iWork for iCloud (beta)
- Find My Friends
- Chapter 8: Backing Up Devices to iCloud
- Understanding iCloud Backup
- Using iCloud to back up or restore an iOS device
- iCloud storage plans
- Chapter 9: Using iCloud with OS X
- iCloud-enabled Mac apps
- Back to My Mac
- Chapter 10: Using iCloud with Windows
- Configuring the iCloud Control Panel
- iCloud and Microsoft Outlook
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What you will learn from this book
- Sign up for iCloud using Apple ID
- Setup iCloud on Mac, PC, and iOS devices
- Migrate contents from MobileMe to iCloud
- Use Mail, Contacts, and Calendar and manage their contents
- Configure iMessage, using Notes and Reminders
- Create a shared Photo Stream on supported devices
- Manage purchased contents on iTunes, including iTunes Match
- Sync contents with iCloud, including documents and bookmarks
- Explore more iCloud apps and iCloud.com
- Back up devices easily to iCloud
- Operate iCloud with OS X and Windows PC
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.
An easy-to-use guide, filled with tutorials that will teach you how to set up and use iCloud, and profit from all of its marvellous features.
Who this book is for
This book is for anyone with basic knowledge of computers and mobile operations. Prior knowledge of cloud computing or iCloud is not expected.