Download and Install iCloud for Windows 10

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Download iCloud for Windows 10 – You may have never been aware that you could use iCloud on your Windows PC. It’s not exactly shouted about since Apple would prefer that you use its own PC hardware and software together. But, if you’re using a mix of iOS and Windows, here’s the basics on how to get set up with iCloud on Windows 10.

Download and Setup iCloud for Windows 10

Where to download iCloud for Windows

All you need to do is visit the link on below and download the iCloud for Windows 10 installer. Apple doesn’t exactly shout about iCloud for Windows on its homepage. If you didn’t know it even existed, you may also not know where to find it.

Download iCloud for Windows

Signing in to iCloud for Windows 10

After you follow the instructions to install the package, the very first thing you have to do is sign-in. You can use your existing Apple ID username and password that you’re signed into on your Apple devices.

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iCloud for windows 10 Login

Choosing Apps what to sync into Windows 10

iCloud covers a few different bases, and you might not want to sync all of them to your PC. Select the ones you want by checking the relevant boxes and then click “Apply.”

The program you’ve installed support iCloud Photos, iCloud Drive and bookmark syncing from Safari to Internet Explorer. It can also integrate your calendars, contacts and more with Outlook on Windows.

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iCloud for Windows 10 synchronize App

How to add to iCloud to File Explorer Quick Access panel

iCloud Drive will not automatically add to your Quick Access panel in File Explorer. But it’s easy to do it yourself. Here’s how:

  1. By default, your iCloud Drive folder will be in your main User folder. For example, in C:/Users/Richard/iCloud Drive, as it is on my PC.
  2. Navigate to the director’s location in File Explorer.
  3. Find the folder “iCloud Drive” and right click on it.
  4. Select Pin to Quick Access to have a shortcut permanently in the left-hand pane in File Explorer as seen in the image above.

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    pin iCloud windows 10 for quick access

That covers off the very basics. We’ll be looking in more detail at each feature offered by iCloud for Windows in specific guides.

For more about iCloud windows, please see the resource at iMore official website. Finally, hope this article will help you on Setup iCloud for Windows 10. Let’s share your experience with us write on the comment form below.