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How to set up and use iCloud Drive on Windows 10

Apple along with the release of the excellent devices managed to create with their help the entire ecosystem, which most users are unlikely to exchange it for something else. Considerable role in this is a matter of habit.

Although iTunes works much better on a Mac than on Windows, not all want and have the opportunity to buy costly laptops and desktops Apple. So the company had to release a number of tools to integrate their services with alternative platforms. Today we will talk about using cloud storage iCloud Drive on devices with operating system Windows 10.

1. Download, install and configure iCloud for Windows

To configure the cloud service, you need to install iCloud for Windows. Programmers from Cupertino has ensured that this process was as simple and convenient. To find a client for the service page on the official website. After downloading and installing, using the username and password of your Apple ID, log in to iCloud.

2. Setting up synchronization

In the main program window, check the boxes of those items sync which you need. In the list of available “iCloud Drive”, “Photos”, “Mail, Contacts, Calendars and Tasks”, “Bookmarks”. After you hit the Apply button, the changes will take effect and the computer will start to sync data.

3. Add in the start menu

For more comfortable use, add the application icon in the start menu or the desktop. To do this, open Windows Explorer, right click on iCloud Drive, and then select “add to start menu”.

After you have completed this simple instruction, you can use iCloud Drive as any other folder on your computer. The service will store and sync photos, videos and other content between all the gadgets. Access to information is available on any device, putting in the username and password of the Apple ID on the website iCloud.com.

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