If you are using Apple devices, you have got familiar with transferring files, sharing photos, and syncing data between Apple devices using iCoud. But how can you perform these tasks between Apple and Windows devices also using iCloud? Well, you can definitely do this! Just read on to get to know how to get iCloud on Windows.
Before diving in, you first need to make sure that you are signed-in to your iCloud account using your Apple ID on your Apple device first. If you haven’t created an Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad yet, just follow these steps to get it done.
Steps to create a new Apple ID on your iPhone/iPad
Step 1: First and foremost, you will need to go to the Settings app.
Step 2: Once you are in, tap iCloud > Create a new Apple ID.
Step 3: You need to type in a birth date, and tap Next.
Step 4: Type in your first and last name, and tap Next.
Step 5: You can choose either Use your existing email address or Get a new iCloud email address.
Step 6: You are now supposed to type in your email address, create a password, and then verify it.
Step 7: You will have to choose a security question, and enter an answer.
Step 8: Repeat two more times.
Step 9: Now, agree to the Terms and Conditions.
Step 10: You are prompted to choose Merge or Don’t Merge to sync iCloud data from Safari, reminders, contacts and calendars.
Step 11: Tap OK to confirm Find My iPhone is enabled.
Steps to get iCloud on Windows
Step 1: Point your web browser to iCloud for Windows webpage.
Step 2: Once here, click Download, and then head to your Downloads folder.
Step 3: You need to double click iCloud Setup, and click the circle next to I accept the terms in the license agreement.
Step 4: Click Install.
Step 5: You will have to wait for iCloud to install.
Step 6: Once done, click Finish.
Step 7: You are required to click Yes to reboot your computer.
Step 8: Type in your Apple ID login information, and then click Sign In.
That’s all there is to it. You have got Apple’s iCloud on your Windows PC.
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