iCloud: Set up iCloud

If you haven’t yet set up iCloud on your iOS device or Mac, you can set up iCloud without a device and access web-only features on

Note: Some iCloud features have minimum system requirements. iCloud may not be available in all areas, and iCloud features may vary by area. For more information, visit the iCloud website.
  • Set up iCloud on a device:
    Follow the instructions on the Set up iCloud website.
    Important: Be sure to use the same Apple ID when you set up iCloud on each device.

    When setting up iCloud, you sign in using your Apple ID. If you don’t have one, you can create one while signing in on an iOS device or Mac.

    After using your Apple ID to set up iCloud on any iOS device or Mac, you can use all the features on your other devices by signing in with the same Apple ID.

  • Set up iCloud without a device:
    Go to, click Sign up for iCloud, then follow the onscreen instructions to create an Apple ID you can use to sign in to and access web-only features.
Last Modified: Feb 5, 2015
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