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Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes by Brad Miser

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Lesson 2. Configuring iCloud on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad

In this lesson, you learn how to set up an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad to use iCloud.

Configuring iCloud on an iOS Device

iCloud was designed for Apple’s iOS devices: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. As you learned in Lesson 1, “Getting Started with Your iCloud Account and Website,” when you configure an iCloud account on one of these devices, you get all kinds of benefits, such as syncing your information across multiple devices, online backup, and so on.

The iCloud software is built into the iOS software, so all you need to do is to configure your iOS device to access your iCloud account. The steps to do this are nearly identical on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. Of course, the screens ...

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