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iCloud is built into every Apple device. That means all your stuff — photos, files, notes, and more — is safe, up to date, and available wherever you are. Everyone gets 5GB of free iCloud storage to start. And you can upgrade to iCloud+ anytime for powerful new features and more storage. 1
After you set up iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, you can set it up on a Windows computer. Get iCloud for Windows. See the Apple Support article Download iCloud for Windows. Open iCloud for Windows. If you’re asked to sign in, enter the Apple ID and password you used to set up iCloud on your Apple device.
If you see a Sign in with Apple button on a participating third-party app or website, you can use your existing Apple ID to quickly set up an account and sign in. Learn how to use Sign in with Apple. When you sign in to the App Store and other media services for the first time, you might need to add a credit card or other payment information.
You need an Apple ID account to use iCloud. Photo: Courtesy of Apple. You can sign up for iCloud using almost any device: iPhone, iPad, Mac, or even Windows PC. Signing up uses your Apple ID details, so if you don’t already have an Apple ID, create a new Apple ID account now or follow the prompts to create one as you go through the iCloud ...
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Your Apple ID is the account you use for all Apple services.
In order to permanently delete you Apple iCloud and Apple ID account you will have to first remove the account in question from any Apple device that you currently use. Once you do that you will have to contact Apple directly in order for them to delete your Apple ID. You can find links containing more information below.
Sign out of an existing Apple ID if necessary. If your iPhone was already signed into a different iCloud account, do the following before you proceed. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Tap Sign Out. Enter the account's password when prompted. Tap OK. Choose whether or not to keep iCloud-synced data on the iPhone.
Sign out if a different account is signed in. If you see a different Apple ID displayed at the top of the iCloud screen, you'll need to sign out of the old account before you sign in with yours: Scroll down and tap Sign Out. Confirm that you want to remove the account's data from the iPhone.
Simply move the data to your new Apple ID once it is set up. Photos. Make sure you download and keep originals when prompted when you turn iCloud photo library off, you want the photos to remain on your device and merge with your new library when you set up your new Apple ID.