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How to Install & Use iCloud on Windows 10

ICloud can be used on Windows 10 as a cloud-based storage media that is integrated with apple devices such as MacBook, iMac, iPad, and iPhone.

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ICloud can be used on Windows 10 as a cloud-based storage media that is integrated with apple devices such as MacBook, iMac, iPad, and iPhone.

Just like OneDrive, iCloud is also available as a PC application for Windows 10 that you can install. How to install iCloud and use it is very easy, we only need to get the application and install it as usual.

On this occasion we will discuss the steps to install ICloud on Windows 10 and how to use it to store files and access them from all connected Apple devices.

How to Install iCloud on Windows 10

1. Download and install the ICloud application

The first step is to download ICloud via the Microsoft Store. Especially for Windows 10 users, the iCloud application is already available on the Microsoft Store, you can get it from there.

Enter the Microsoft Store, in the search field type iCloud, after the application appears immediately install as usual.


You can also via the following link:

2. Restart the computer

After iCloud has finished installing from the Microsoft Store, restart your computer first.

3. Login with Apple ID

After restarting, the iCloud app will automatically open. If it doesn't open you can find it in the Start menu.

Then log in using the Apple ID account that you have.

4. Synchronize files

After successfully logging in, the option will appear to select which files you want to sync on all devices, namely ICloud Drive, Photos, Mail, and Bookmarks.


Select whichever data type you want by giving a check mark => then click the Apply button.

5. Start saving files to iCloud from Windows 10

Now iCloud is ready to use on Windows 10. You can start saving files from your Windows 10 laptop and then use them on other Apple devices.

How to use iCloud  Windows 10

iCloud can be used to store the files you want and then access them from other Apple devices. As long as the device is logged in with the same Apple ID account, all of your files will be there.

Once installed, the iCloud directory will be visible in the Quick Access panel in Windows 10. This directory functions like an ordinary folder, to save files simply by copying and pasting files to that directory.

If you enable the Photos feature, the photo directory will also be in the Quick Access panel in Windows Explorer. Basically, this directory also functions the same as other folders, it's just that it is specifically intended to store image files.

To save photo files from your Windows 10 laptop to iCloud Photos, copy and paste the file directly into the Photos directory in Explorer.


As soon as the file is entered into iCloud the synchronization process will take place automatically, the condition is that the laptop must be connected to the internet.

How to update the iCloud application on Windows 10

To update the iCloud application, you can do it directly from the Microsoft Store. You need to check manually whether there is an update or not from iCloud.

You do this by opening the Microsoft Store program => click the Menu button => select Download and Update => find the iCloud application then click the Update button.

How to uninstall iCloud on Windows 10

To delete the iCloud application from Windows 10 is the same as deleting any other application. You can do this by opening the Control Panel => going to Programs & Features => find the iCloud application then right click => select Uninstall.

If you want to wipe it clean down to the roots you can use this tutorial: How to clean a program.

So that's how to install and use iCloud  Windows 10, isn't it easy? Hope it is useful.