And when you make a change, the update is made across all your devices. You can even have everything in your Mac Desktop and Documents folders automatically available in iCloud Drive. You control whether they can view, share or edit each file, and you can change these settings at any time.
So when you add a new phone number, bookmark a website or update a slide in a presentation, the change appears everywhere. With live updates on all your devices, your collaborators will always be on the same page. Search for an address, a funny exchange or anything else. And you can pick up every conversation where you left off. Even when you move to a new phone or computer. That means your account can only be accessed on devices you trust, like your iPhone, iPad or Mac.
You can create as many addresses as you need and disable them at any time, so you stay in control of your inbox. Connect your cameras with HomeKit Secure Video to record, analyse and view your home security footage from anywhere. Footage is stored in an end-to-end encrypted format that only you, and the people you choose, can monitor.
Good for storing all the basics, like contacts, calendars and notes. Private Relay Beta 4. The most popular option for storing photos, videos, files, apps and device backups. Good for anyone with lots of photos and videos. Storage for a lifetime of photos and videos. The best for home security videos. All Apple device owners still get 5GB of iCloud storage for free. And enjoy more for less.
Family Sharing makes it easy for you and up to five family members to share Apple Books and App Store purchases and an iCloud storage plan. Learn more about Family Sharing. Apple takes the security of your data and the privacy of your personal information very seriously. Because of that, iCloud features are designed to keep your information safe, secure and available only to you. Learn more about Privacy.
The best place for all your photos, files and more. Always available. A lifetime of photos on all your devices. Take all the photos you want. Without worrying about space on your devices. The easiest way to share photos with friends and family. All in one place. An account preference allowed the user to decide how much storage space to allocate to either service as they see fit. Users who wanted additional storage capacity could buy up to a total of 30 GB for a higher annual fee. The storage space for both email and an iDisk could be used in any way the user wanted, subject to the terms of the.
Mac license agreement. Mac was also offered in a boxed version, available at stores and online as a physical product. The box contained an activation code that was entered when registering or renewing a subscription. Initial speculation about a new service to replace. Mac came in early June , when Apple bought the me. Mac would be replaced by MobileMe, which was launched on July 9, mac. After several hours of infrequent service, MobileMe officially went live during July 11, The launch of MobileMe was plagued by various issues.
MobileMe, as a. Mac successor, was initially criticized during its launch for being unstable  and for having syncing problems. This was suspected to be related to the. Mac to MobileMe switch-over. Mac accounts and other issues, Apple created a status news page and revamped their support page. After asking them "what MobileMe is supposed to do", when someone answered, Jobs reportedly shot back, "So why the fuck doesn't it do that?
From early onwards, MobileMe retail boxes began being removed entirely from sale at all Apple Stores , with stock slowly being discontinued from other stores, and from June 6, users were prevented from subscribing or renewing to the MobileMe service via Apple's website. On June 6, , at WWDC , iCloud's release was announced for sometime in fall , entirely replacing the MobileMe service which would be discontinued, however both would continue to be run concurrently for current MobileMe subscribers through June 30, Because of MobileMe's perceived public failings, Steve Jobs anticipated skepticism to his claim that iCloud "just works", and asked rhetorically, "Why should I believe them?
They're the ones that brought me MobileMe! On October 12, , alongside the release of iOS 5 and iPhone 4S, iCloud was released to new users, with current MobileMe subscribers being able to move over to iCloud either immediately or anytime before June 30, when MobileMe would be permanently discontinued except for limited download abilities. In addition to MobileMe's email and calendar services, iCloud syncs files across multiple devices.
As promised at WWDC , Apple began the service during fall , giving every user of either or both iOS 5 or Mac OS X Lion 5 GB of cloud data storage for the basic service free at the point of usage, with additional paid-for tiers for more data storage also being available.
A year later, around fall , Apple started to sign-up new users to free icloud. As a first step, Apple sent "30 days left" emails to all existing users of MobileMe on June 1, , which they then followed with "7 days left" emails on June 23, , advising users "Download your photos and files.
MobileMe ends June Remember to download your Gallery photos, iDisk files, and move your iWeb sites before that date. Then as previously advertised by Apple following the announcement of iCloud a year earlier, the main MobileMe service was discontinued on June 30, , as most services were moved to iCloud and users were expected to have moved themselves over to the new service already by then, given they had a year's notice to do so.
One exception was for MobileMe's Gallery and iDisk services, which still had limited downloading abilities remaining, with the online portal showing the banners "MobileMe has ended", with either "You can still download your files for a limited time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Discontinued subscription-based collection of online services and software. Main article: Find My iPhone. Main article: iDisk.
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Sign in to iCloud to access your photos, videos, documents, notes, contacts, and more. Use your Apple ID or create a new account to start using Apple. iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud computing service from Apple Inc. launched on October 12, As of , the service had an estimated million users, up from million users in MobileMe (branded iTools between and ;.Mac until ) is a discontinued subscription-based collection of online services and software offered by.