iCloud: Visual QuickStart Guide, Second Edition

Book description

Learn how to use Apple's iCloud service to share your content across all your devices. This indispensable guide to Apple's iCloud service walks you through how to share songs, photos, books, apps, files, email, contacts, and calendars across your PC, Mac, and iOS devices. You will learn how to create and manage documents and edit them on any device, with iCloud keeping the files up to date. Find out how to back up important information via the cloud. You will even discover how to find people and locate misplaced devices!

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Special Thanks to
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Table of Contents
  7. 1. Getting Started with iCloud
    1. What Is iCloud?
    2. Hardware and Software Requirements
    3. Apple ID Considerations
    4. Configuring iCloud on Your iOS Devices
    5. Configuring iCloud on Your Mac
    6. Configuring iCloud on Your PC
  8. 2. Working with Mail, Notes, and iMessages
    1. Setting up iCloud Mail Accounts on Your Mac
    2. Setting up Mail Accounts on Your iOS Device
    3. Working with Mail on the iCloud Website
    4. Working with Notes
    5. Sending iMessages
  9. 3. Working with Contacts
    1. Searching, Adding, and Editing Contacts in iCloud
    2. Working with Contact Groups
    3. Using the Action Menu
    4. Setting iCloud Contact Preferences
  10. 4. Working with Calendars and Reminders
    1. Setting up Calendars
    2. Working with Calendars on the iCloud Website
    3. Working with Events
    4. Sharing Your Calendars with Others
    5. Subscribing to Public Calendars
    6. Setting iCloud Calendar Preferences
    7. Adding Reminders
    8. Working with Reminders on Your iOS Device
    9. Managing Notifications on Mac and iOS
  11. 5. Using iPhoto with iCloud
    1. Setting up Photo Stream in iCloud
    2. Working with Photo Stream in iPhoto
    3. Sharing your Photo Stream
    4. Deleting Photos
  12. 6. Using iTunes with iCloud
    1. Configuring iTunes in the Cloud
    2. Configuring and Using iTunes Match
    3. Updating Your Music with iTunes Match
  13. 7. Working with Documents in the Cloud
    1. Configuring Documents in the Cloud
    2. Storing and Working with Documents in iCloud
    3. Working with iWork Documents on the iCloud Website
  14. 8. Backing up to iCloud
    1. Understanding and Configuring iCloud Backup
    2. Restoring an iOS Device from Backup
    3. Managing Your iCloud Storage
  15. 9. Working with Safari
    1. About Bookmark Management
    2. Configuring Bookmark Syncing with iCloud
    3. Using iCloud Tabs and Reading List
    4. Useful Bookmarklets for iOS
  16. 10. Using iCloud to Find People and Devices
    1. Configuring iCloud Locating on the Mac
    2. Finding and Working with Your Devices
    3. Using Find My Mac
    4. Using Find My Friends
    5. Using Back to My Mac
  17. Index
  18. Ad Page

Product information

  • Title: iCloud: Visual QuickStart Guide, Second Edition
  • Author(s): Tom Negrino
  • Release date: February 2013
  • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
  • ISBN: 9780133133004