Many popular cloud-storage services like OneDrive, Google Drive, and Dropbox support folder sharing. If you use Apple devices, you can share iCloud folders with others. Here's how you can use your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and a web browser to share iCloud folders with others, manage shared folder permissions, and stop sharing when done.
Try as I might, but I couldn't for the life of me put a folder in iCloud named "Dropbox". As it turns out, it's not just "Dropbox" — people have found out that Apple maintains a blacklist of file and folder names which customers should avoid using at all cost in their iCloud Drive.
Beginning with iOS 13, iPhone has an enhanced Safari browser with a Mac-like download manager. With this, iPhone and iPad users can download all sorts of files from the Internet, like PDFs or ZIPs, and store them locally in a folder inside the Files app.
This brief tutorial shows you how to change the location where Safari on iPhone, iPad, and Mac downloads the files.
Apple has been working on a new iCloud app for Windows for a bit of time now. Today, that app is finally available to download for Windows users.
Whether you store a lot of items in iCloud Drive or just a few, it’s likely that at some point you’ll delete something. But what if you delete it accidentally or simply discover at a later time that you need that item?
You can view and recover recently deleted files in iCloud Drive easily and here’s how.
If you use iCloud Drive often, especially on your iPhone or iPad, then having fast access to it on your Mac can be a big help. You can certainly open your iCloud Drive from Finder or from iCloud.com, but if you want to access it with a click, there’s a better way.
Here’s how to add an iCloud Drive shortcut to your Mac desktop or Dock.
You can share iCloud Drive files with other people to either give them basic access to the document, or to allow them to collaborate and edit the document. This sharing can be initiated via your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or even from iCloud.com using any web browser.
iCloud keeps your personal data like contacts, photos and calendars, along with other files, in perfect sync across multiple macOS, iOS and Windows devices. And with macOS Sierra or later, you can have the same exact files on the desktop and in your Documents folder across multiple Macs.
In this tutorial, you're going to learn how to set up and use Desktop and Documents sync in macOS Sierra, manage and synchronize the files across multiple Mac and Windows PCs, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices and more.
From time to time, you may inadvertently lose data from your iOS devices, Macs, and even your iCloud account. Fortunately, Apple offers you a way to restore previously lost data from iCloud and the feature is streamlined and easy to use.
Our ongoing macOS Sierra previews continue unabated as Andrew and I take a closer look at two new useful features in Sierra: Universal Clipboard and shared Desktop. You're definitely going to use Universal Clipboard quite a bit: in addition to being a great time-saver, it “just works”.
Universal Clipboard lets you copy and paste items across your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch devices and Mac computers like a boss. Sierra also puts your iCloud storage to good use by keeping any Desktop items along with the files within the Documents folder synchronized across your other devices.
Since using my iPad in a more productive way for the past couple of weeks, a few problems I never really had to deal with before started popping up. File management is one of them.
I've recently shared my workflow for downloading files from a web browser, as well as saving attachments from the Mail app on iOS, so naturally, I want to talk about attaching files and documents to an email in the Mail app on iPhone or iPad.