Apple and Microsoft are making it simpler for customers to entry iCloud throughout Home windows 10 PC and Apple units. Here is how.
Here is a fast overview of Apple’s iCloud, a cloud file storage and providers platform that gives customers with safe methods to retailer and share recordsdata, sync info throughout units, and extra.
The brand new iCloud for Home windows app is now accessible on the Microsoft Retailer, making it simpler for Apple and Microsoft prospects to entry their iCloud account throughout Home windows 10 PC and Apple units, Microsoft introduced in a Monday weblog submit.
With the app, customers can entry images, movies, mail, calendar, recordsdata, and different info from their iCloud account on the go, in addition to on their Home windows 10 PC. This consists of iCloud Drive, iCloud Pictures, Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, and Safari Bookmarks, the submit famous.
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Whereas iCloud has been accessible on Home windows for a while, that is the primary time the app has been supplied by way of the Microsoft Retailer. The revamped app is now powered by the identical know-how behind Microsoft OneDrive’s Recordsdata On-Demand function, which permits customers to work offline on cellular units and share recordsdata on iOS, the submit famous.
This group up of sometimes-rivals—Apple and Microsoft—is a brilliant transfer, our sister website ZDNet famous, as there at the moment are 825 million lively Home windows 10 units, lots of the homeowners of which additionally personal an Apple iPhone, iPad, or different Apple system.
iCloud for Home windows is on the market to obtain now within the Microsoft Retailer worldwide. With the app, customers can do the next, in keeping with Microsoft’s submit in addition to an up to date help web page from Apple:
Entry iCloud Drive recordsdata from File Explorer, with out taking over area in your PC
Select the recordsdata and folders you need to preserve in your PC
Safely retailer your recordsdata in iCloud Drive, and entry them out of your iOS system, Mac, and on iCloud.com
Share any file straight from File Explorer, and simply collaborate with others, as edits will sync throughout all your units
Use Shared Albums to share images and movies with the folks you select
For extra, try Apple iOS 13: A cheat sheet on TechRepublic.