Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_05_IFTTT applet activated

iCloud Photos icon 200x200Sync Android Photos to iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Photo Stream by using an IFTTT applet to upload and automatically transfer camera photos taken on an Android device to an iOS device or a Mac. In addition, the Photosync app, available on iOS, macOS and Android, is a versatile tool to transfer and sync already taken photos in bulk or complete albums to iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Photo Stream via iPhone or iPad.

Connect AirPods to Apple TV

Airpods 225x225AirPods connect automatically to Apple TV (4th or 5th generation) running on tvOS 11 if you’re signed in to your iCloud account. When you have already paired your AirPods to your iPhone, especially your iPhone X, before, the wireless earbuds are automatically connected and paired to your iPad / iPad Pro, Mac / MacBook, Apple Watch or Apple TV with the same iCloud account by automatic setup.

Fix cannot connect MacBook to iPhone via bluetooth_01_iOS message connection unsuccessful

Apple bluetooth logo 128x128Learn how to fix the issue ‘cannot connect MacBook to iPhone via bluetooth’. If you try for the first time to connect and pair your new MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or MacBook 12 inch to your iPhone (5, 5S, SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, iPad air, iPad Pro) or any iOS device via bluetooth tethering, you probably got the message ‘Connection unsuccessful’ and ‘your MacBook’s name‘ is not supported’ on your iOS device and ‘Network is unavailable’ on your MacBook. I bet, you had already set up a Personal Hotspot on your iOS device before. And that’s the source of the problem. I will show you the fix in the following.

iBooks Syncs PDF Files And ePub books Via iCloud_01_set up iCloud for iBooks on Mac OS X

iBooks for Mac icon 120x120iBooks is now natively capable to sync PDF files, ePub books (‘ebooks’) and iBooks author books via iCloud. The requirements are OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan, macOS 10.12 Sierra or macOS 10.13 High Sierra for Macs and MacBooks and iOS 9.3, iOS 10 or iOS 11 for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch). There is no need anymore to sync PDF files, ePub books and iBooks author books via iTunes. The problem that PDF files and ePub books aren’t syncing is solved.

iCloud for Windows 5.1 supports Outlook 2016

iCloud icon 120x120iCloud for Windows 5.1 supports Outlook 2016 on Windows 10. Update iCloud for Windows to access and sync iCloud mail, iCloud contacts, iCloud calendars, iCloud reminders / tasks in Outlook 2016. iCloud notes are not supported. iCloud for Windows 5.1 also supports iCloud drive and iCloud photos and syncs browser’s bookmarks via iCloud on Windows 10. For downloading iCloud for Windows 5.1 and for details, see Apple’s support document.

iCloud for Windows 5_Photos Options

iCloud icon 120x120iCloud for Windows 5 update adds iCloud Photo Library and two-factor Authentication for Apple ID accounts and needs Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Windows users were previously limited to accessing iCloud Photo Library through the web interface. Despite iCloud for Windows 5 is compatible to Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2013. Based on the release notes, the latest Outlook 2016 is not supported.

iCloud for Windows 10_03_repair failed

iCloud icon 120x120iCloud for Windows 10 repair and installation failures are fixed by uninstalling Outlook and all Apple software with Revo uninstaller pro and re-install all components in a certain order. iCloud for Windows (formerly known as ‘iCloud control Panel’) includes iCloud Drive, iCloud Photos, iCloud Bookmarks and iCloud eMail, Contacts, Calendars and Tasks with Outlook. Download iCloud for Windows. The System requirements for iCloud say that ‘Windows 10 currently isn’t supported with iCloud for Windows‘. But iCloud for Windows is working on Windows 10, if it is properly installed.

iPhone and iPad other space_01_space occupied by other

iTunes12.2 iconLearn how to delete ‘Other‘ space on iPhone and iPad running on iOS 8, iOS 9, iOS 10 or iOS 11. ‘Other’ storage can claim a huge amount of your iPhone or iPad storage. The ‘Other’ data is very often full of Safari bookmarks, text-message or email attachments and calendar entries (for more information see Apple’s support document for ‘Other’ space on Mac). Deleting all caches on your iPhone or iPad will free up some amount of the ‘Other’ space. However, if you restore your iPhone from your iCloud or iTunes backup, you will gain much more free space again.

Windows 10 Calendar App_05_Multiple iCloud calendars

Windows 10 icon blueWindows 10 will natively support CalDAV and CardDAV protocol for iCloud calendars, iCloud contacts, Google calendars and Google contacts. The previous work-around for iCloud calendars via ‘read-only’ subscription on Outlook.com is not necessary anymore. The Windows 10 Mail and the Calendar app is already working on Windows 10 (Insider preview, build 10130), the Windows 10 People app is still crashing, but it looks like it will support CardDAV.

iCloud email in Outlook 2016 on Windows 10_01_set up iCloud for Windows

Outlook 2013 Logo 256x256On Windows 10, you can set up iCloud Email in Outlook 2016 (Preview) by using iCloud for Windows (formerly known as ‘iCloud control panel’). Beside iCloud Email, you can also set up iCloud Calendars, iCloud contacts and iCloud tasks in Outlook 2016 (Preview) on Windows 10 (Insider Preview, build number 10074 tested).