Apple World Today Video Tip: Recovering Deleted iCloud Drive Files

Apple World Today Video Tip: Recovering Deleted iCloud Drive Files

In today's Apple World Today Video Tip, we show you how you can recover deleted files from iCloud Drive, which is especially useful if you accidentally delete them from your Mac desktop or documents folder. This trick also works for files you may have inadvertently deleted from iCloud Drive on your iPhone or iPad.

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Apple warning some iCloud users that disabled services were reenabled by iOS 10.3

One of our longtime readers and supporters, Hal Sherman, let us know today that he had received an email from Apple regarding iCloud and the iOS 10.3 update. The email notes that a bug in 10.3 "impacted a small number of iCloud users. This may have inadvertently reenabled some iCloud services that you had previously disabled on your device."

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The note, seen above, suggests opening iCloud settings (now found at the top of Settings > iCloud) and making sure that services that had previously been disabled are still set that way. If not, iCloud users can tap the green buttons to disable the services again (see image below).

iTunes Match, iCloud Music Library track limits finally increase to 100,000

iTunes Match, iCloud Music Library track limits finally increase to 100,000

For years, those who have large libraries of ripped CD tracks have found that they can only add 25,000 of those tracks to their iTunes Match and iCloud Music Library libraries. Kirk McElhearn reported on his Kirkville blog that Apple has increased the number to 100,000 tracks.

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iCloud fails and foibles that need to be addressed in iOS 9 and OS X 10.11

iCloud fails and foibles that need to be addressed in iOS 9 and OS X 10.11

When we asked people to comment on [what Apple products or services are causing them angst, the overwhelming winners in the negativity column were iCloud and other online services such as Messages. With Apple continuing to embrace these services, hopefully, some of the issues below will be remedied in iOS 9 and OS X 10.11, both of which may be unveiled at WWDC 2015. Below you will find the top five complaints about iCloud and Messages listed in no particular order. 

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