Moving to a new country? What you need to know about your Apple ID and app purchases

If you find yourself moving from one country to another, you will certainly bring some belongings with you (unless you’re an ascetic). But what of your digital goods? Items you’ve downloaded are typically transportable, but those that you’ve purchased and aren’t currently installed on a device you own could lag …

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How to free up iCloud storage space

When Apple introduced iCloud in 2011, it announced that every customer with an Apple ID would receive 5GB of iCloud storage space for free. You can add more storage: 50GB ($1 per month; 200GB ($3 per month); 1TB ($10 per month); or 2TB ($20 per month). But if you’re not …

How to find your Documents and Desktop folder contents after disabling iCloud sync

Apple added an option in late 2016 to give you the equivalent of cloud-based bottomless Desktop and Documents folders in macOS to pair with iCloud Music Library and what’s now called iCloud Photos. In the iCloud preference pane, you can click iCloud Drive and then check the Desktop & Document …

How to turn on iCloud Photos when iOS says you can’t

If you ever used iTunes on the Mac to sync photos and albums with iOS, you could have problems enabling iCloud Photos, Apple’s synchronization and backup options for images and videos captured in and imported into iOS and macOS. Apple This situation can emerge as you switch from iTunes to …