How to Start Syncing with iCloud on Mac?

Most of the Mac computers come with the iCloud support built right in. iCloud sync has always been a reliable and convenient way for saving your data and files including photos, music, videos, documents, and events. This article will help you know how you can sync with iCloud on Mac. Follow the steps mentioned below in order to sync with iCloud on Mac:

  1. Tap on the Apple Menu in the upper left corner of your Mac’s screen.
  2. After that, tap on the System Preferences button. You will find it in the second section of the drop-down menu.
  3. Then tap on the iCloud icon. You will find it on the left corner of the screen. Enter your Apple ID and Password if required.
  4. You will need to check the box beside iCloud Drive. You will find it at the top of the pane. Now the documents and files can be accessed and edited on iCloud. For doing so, choose iCloud Drive in any of the Save dialog boxes.
  5. Also, you can select the permission that allows apps to access iCloud Drive by clicking on the Options buttons near iCloud Drive in the dialog box.
  6. Then you will need to select the type of data to synchronize with iCloud to store your chosen data on iCloud. The data that you may set up and access is:
  • Mail: Mail and Outlook for Mac.
  • Calendars: iCal and Calendar.
  • Contacts: Address Book and Contacts.
  • Keychain: Safari
  • Photos: iPhoto and Aperture.
  • Documents & Data: Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and many more.
  1. Now whenever you start to use a synced app, such as Calendars, Photos or Pages on the Mac, you will automatically be syncing and accessing with iCloud.

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