Many users of Apple devices become very happy when they get the possibility to use iCloud on Windows 10 operating system. As iCloud is a tool originally intended for iOS devices, now, with this app being available for the Windows 10 OS, you can easily transfer all data from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac to a Windows PC.
So, how do you use iCloud on Windows 10? Here is some information we gathered for you, so keep reading.
Where to start?
To start, you will need to download iCloud to your Windows 10 device. To do so, go to Microsoft’s Store and find and download iCloud for Windows application. Now that you have downloaded it, you need to set up the app so you can start using it.
Setting up the iCloud app for Windows 10 means that you allow the sync to Windows 10, and to do so, you should go to the menu Start and look for the iCloud files. Now, in those files, you are about to find the iCloud app and click on it. A new window will open, where you must click and mark the checkbox next to the iCloud Drive heading. This action will turn the iCloud on and you can start using it.
What is great about iCloud is that once you install it, you can access all the data you have saved on your iPhone or Mac. You can access all photos, bookmarks, emails, contacts, tasks, calendars, and the rest. This data is not taking up free space on your Windows device, yet you can save it to the hard drive if you want to.
One of the best features is that you can work on any project and save it to iCloud. All other devices hooked up with the exact account details will sync, and you will have this project available to keep working on every device.
Also, all the files and data you saved to your iPad, iPhone, or Mac computer will be shown on iCloud, and you can open them using your Windows computer. The data will be divided into folders, so you will see the differences and also will be able to download all of them to your Windows PC if you want to. You can save up to 5 GB, which is how much space the iCloud provides for Windows 10 users.
Access to iCloud
To access iCloud from your Windows 10 device, you can do so through a browser. Open your browser and type the official iCloud website into the address bar. Once it is open, sign in using your ID and the code you used earlier on the Apple Devices. Simply say that you are about to use your iCloud account to sign in without the need to sign up for another one.
Once you have signed in, you will be able to access all of your saved data which will be divided into sections and contain a hyperlink you can click on. This makes access even more effortless. Everything will be available, including notes, reminders, emails, photos, contacts, calendars, and settings.
If you have trouble running iCloud on your Windows PC, you can contact Apple’s support, which can help you resolve all issues.