Set up iCloud on your Windows PC

Learn how to sign in to iCloud and choose the services that you want to use.

For the best iCloud experience, make sure that your device meets the minimum system requirements.

Download iCloud for Windows

iCloud for Windows lets you access your files, photos, contacts, calendars, and more on your Apple devices and your Windows PC.

Download iCloud for Windows.

Want to access iCloud's latest features? See the recommended system requirements. If you're not sure which Windows system you use, find out. iCloud requires an Internet connection. iCloud might not be available in all areas and features vary. If you use a Managed Apple ID, iCloud for Windows isn’t supported.


Sign in to iCloud

After you download iCloud for Windows, sign in using the Apple ID that you use on your Apple devices.

Have questions about Apple ID?

Choose the iCloud services that you want to use

After you sign in to iCloud, select the services that you want to use and click Apply.

For example, if you turn on iCloud Photos and iCloud Drive, iCloud for Windows creates new folders for those files in File Explorer. Now, the files that you add to the iCloud folders automatically appear on your Apple devices.

If you have photos on your PC that you want to see on your iPhone or iPad, upload photos from your PC to iCloud.

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