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What is iCloud Drive? and how does it work?

Author: Rajesh Goyal
by Rajesh Goyal
Posted: Jun 15, 2019
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If you are familiar to it then you have a complete idea that how it can help you. But if you don’t then till now you have got the idea about it. In simple words, you can say that it is the online storage of whole data that you are dealing with.

Mail, Calendars, Tasks, Contacts, and Bookmarks

The different data that you can save there and get access to other devices too include mail, contacts, calendars, tasks, and bookmarks. It is the space that can secure and update your data every time when you add something to your drive.

restarted it then you find that your Download iCloud for windows is already open. If it is not open then you can open it by using the Start menu.

Anything that you will save to your iCloud drive then it will automatically get synced to the other devices too. But all other devices should be accessed through your Apple ID. You will able to access the data to different devices that include iPad, iPhone, and Mac.

How to add to iCloud to File Explorer Quick Access panel?

Now the iCloud drive will not easily be added in File Explorer. For this you need to follow some steps, these steps we have discussed below that will help you to add it in a quick access panel in file explorer. You only have to follow some easy steps. Here’s how:

  • The folder for the iCloud drive will be available in main User Folder by default. For example, in C:/Users/Name/iCloud Drive in your PC.
  • Now you have to go in File Explorer to director’s location.
  • You will get the "iCloud Drive" folder and then you have to right click on it.
  • Here, you will get Pinto Quick Access and this will allow you to get a shortcut to the left-hand
How do iCloud Photos work?

When you have succeeded to enable iCloud drive for windows then you just need to a folder named iCloud Photos in File Explorer. Now, whenever you will add any photo or videos to this folder then you will able to sync everything across all the devices that you are owning.

All the devices that you can log into through your Apple ID. There is also one option available for you named iCloud Photo Sharing with the help of this you can also share images gallery.

What do I need to use iCloud Drive?

To use iCloud drive is not at all the tedious job. It is just a simple task that you can perform after installing the iCloud for windows. We have a complete guide available for you and you have to just read thoroughly to use it.

You also have to enable iCloud drive for your PC windows to allow syncing automatically. Here is the step by step instructions below:

  • First, go to the start menu and the open the iCloud folder.
  • Here in this folder just open the iCloud
  • Now you have to enable iCloud Drive to sync everything automatically.

That’s all you require to perform for this.

once you enabled it you will able to save your data. But there is one problem regarding the iCloud drive that it is little buried. You feel problem to find it. You will find it by clicking Users>> Your User Folder.

To get it quickly you can do one thing just pin it to the start menu. This will allow you to quickly access it without wasting your time. To do this you have right click on the

About the Author

Rajesh is a passionate blogger. He loves new Gadgets and Tools. He generally covers Tech Tricks etc in his posts. and He is Founder of Technozuzu. "Beside this, He also works as a Seo Analyst at Technozuzu"

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Author: Rajesh Goyal

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