iPad and Mac

The Advantages of Using iCloud

Launched by Apple on October 12, 2011; iCloud is now being used by over seven million users worldwide to store documents, photos, videos, and music among others and sync it with other iOS-powered devices including iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Mac.

With users with an Apple ID getting free 5 GB of storage to back-up apps and settings on their iOS devices, every user should try this amazing computing solution by Apple. The user can have the option to continue using iCloud when he has a real huge amount of data to store through a paid iCloud plan. You can find out more advantages why more and more users are engrossed with iCloud with the following.

Easy Activation

sincingWhen activating or downloading some apps, users lose patience and do not continue the process because of multiple confusing steps. With iCloud, activating it is as simple as counting one to ten.

To activate iCloud on your Mac; simply go to System Preferences and choose iCloud, and sign in using your Apple ID and password. You may now select the items that you would like to sync.

To activate iCloud on your mobile devices; tap Settings on your iPhone or Ipad, switch on the iCloud menu, and choose the data that you would like to save.

Accessibility of Files

After activating iCloud in your Mac and mobile devices, you can now have access to all synced data in all your devices. This is important to travelers who used to bring all their devices when they travel because of various saved files in their devices. With icloud, you can leave your other devices at home while you travel.

Photo Streaming

When you take pictures using one of your mobile devices, it will automatically show in your other iOS mobile devices and your Mac by activating Photo Stream. With iCloud Photo Library, you can automatically back up and sync photos and videos. If you want to save on storage space, you can delete some old photos from one of your devices, and those pictures will be removed in your other devices.

Sync Reading

scrollingSyncing articles that you didn’t finish reading from your Mac to your mobile devices will let you be able to continue reading where you left off from your iPad or iPhone. This feature is called Reading Lists which syncs documents which you saved from the web to all your devices.

Non-Apple Apps Allowed

Through a Mac operating system called Mountain Lion, more non-Apple applications can be downloaded using iCloud allowing documents, presentations, and drawings to be synced from your Mac to your iPad or iPhone.

With all these benefits you can get by activating iCloud, buying an iCloud plan may be the better choice than to be deleting your files to save on storage space when you have already consumed the initial free 5 GB.…