iCloud Features

iCloud

Multi-device cloud content storage

4.45/5 (163 reviews)

iCloud Feature Summary

  • Compatible with Mac and Windows PC
  • Saved safari tabs
  • Mobile device friendly
  • iCloud keychain
  • iPhone, iPad and iPod touch app
  • Saved browser bookmarks
  • 5GB free storage
  • Important personal data storage
  • Lost iPhone locator
  • Real-time device synching
  • Parental permissions
  • File and document sharing
  • Daily backups and version restore
  • Data security and privacy settings
  • App sharing across devices
  • iCloud.com access for upgrades
  • Store music, photos, videos, documents.
  • Apple device set-up assistant
  • Contacts, email and calendar sync and storage
  • Family Sharing tool

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iCloud Feature Reviews

25 reviewers had the following to say about iCloud's features:

Mike Levy

Verified Reviewer

Great for keeping daily backups of iPhone, iPad and syncing multiple IOS devices

2018-08-05

Pros

Great for automatically making daily backups of iPhone, iPad Awesome for syncing data between multiple IOS devices Very inexpensive Easy to subscribe for more (or less) space (monthly) Great for storing data, photos, etc.

Cons

Not as easy to use for storing files as Dropbox Would be nice to get notifications when backups are automatically done

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: GetApp
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Anonymous
Solution Architect (Computer Software company, 10001+ employees)
Verified Reviewer

Smart cloud storage and back-up solution, largely transparent to the user

2019-09-30

Excellent cloud storage solution which works efficiently in the background without active management

Pros

iCloud backs-up my files and data without me needing to manage anything.

Cons

I experience occasional issues with syncing between devices, which is difficult to resolve

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: GetApp
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Faiyaz Tasbee

Great for Apple Ecosystem and several Apple device Users!

2020-08-05

I was able to backup easily my data and then edit them via my PC....

Pros

Again it can be accessed from other platforms. The UI is polished.

Cons

Though the UI is polished but it might be confusing to someones.

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Occasionally

Likelihood to recommend

6/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
General Virtual Employee (Outsourcing/Offshoring company, 51-200 employees)
Verified Reviewer

Good but not always preferred

2018-10-17

Pros

Data syncing is easy. Data backup is handy.

Cons

Also, to totally enjoy iCloud's features, users have no other choice but buy the monthly premium plan.

Rating breakdown

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Features

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: GetApp
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Faith Wagstaff

Icloud

2020-06-14

There is a really easy access and it is very user friendly.

Pros

Easy access to all apps that are required for everyday use.

Cons

Also, sometimes the network does not save the correct data.

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Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Javier Lopez

Verified Reviewer

This can only get better

2018-11-03

Pros

The integration into mobile Apple devices is great.

Cons

There is not a lot of group icloud collaboration going on.

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: GetApp
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shubham sharma

A good cloud storage software

2020-09-17

I'm using apple product for long time so for me iCloud is very essential and good tool.

Pros

File synchronization feature is best.

Cons

They should develop android app of iCloud.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
(Broadcast Media company, 11-50 employees)

A Great Way to Maximize storage

2020-06-26

Pros

I mean the fact that I can store all of my data on iCloud is great and I love that I can access all of it from all my devices.

Cons

The one thing I don't like about iCloud is the fact that it has all my data is known and I have to keep upgrading my storage space all the time.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
A verified reviewer
Verified Reviewer

Most capable and secure cloud service.

2018-10-12

Pros

I like its ability to store unlimited data automatically from my devices.

Cons

I expect its developer to make some provisions to integrate it with other operating systems also.

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Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: GetApp
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Aaron Evans

Works well but needs to be streamlined a bit

2020-05-26

iCloud is nice to have because you feel safe knowing your data is safe but Apple should give away at least 10-15 GB for free so users can have their basic data always protected.

Pros

I love how iCloud stores my iPhone's valuable data every night.

Cons

This is nothing in today's age which has forced me to pay a monthly fee to Apple just to have my basic data backed up.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Sejal Sahni

Icloud email review

2020-06-08

It does not have a collaboration program like google doc where people can work together.

Pros

It contains data from my desktop which is very convenient when I am working away from home.

Cons

It can only be opened on Safari. It only provide 5 GB of space whereas google provides 15 GB. It does not categorize emails into folders like gmail.com does.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Jian Hong Lee

iCloud Review

2020-08-02

Overall, a good experience with iCloud as a user.

Pros

This software is fairly easy to use as a cloud storage system to backup personal data.

Cons

The free storage is useful but if a user requires more storage, the cost might not be worth it for some.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
(Computer Software company, 1-10 employees)
Verified Reviewer

Good complement for iOs, nothing more

2019-11-16

iCloud should be seen as a personal cloud storage solution and should be used with iOs or macOS devices. It has not been planned for business uses.

Pros

Has a great integration with iOs, allowing extra storage and cloud-based backups.

Cons

Very pricy for the storage space you get, doesn't allow easy sharing with third-parties.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

2/10
Source: GetApp
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Chris Latimer

Verified Reviewer

Great data back-up and recovery solution for Apple devices

2018-06-05

Pros

Just works - default integration with all Apple devices, providing peace of mind with regard to lost or broken devices

Cons

Expensive solution, which is significantly pricier than other online data storage solutions in the market

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: GetApp
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Natalia Chrzascik

Verified Reviewer

Great solution for storing your data.

2018-12-13

Pros

iCloud is great app for users product's Apple to storage data like photos or music.

Cons

If you want to have more than 5GB space on iCloud you have to pay for that but it isn't too expensive.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Occasionally

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: GetApp
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Yaroslav Kozak

Verified Reviewer

Best cloud solution for Iphone, Mac users

2019-09-12

I am using icloud almost daily for my personal cloud data movements.

Pros

I really love the simplisity and the integrations that icloud provides.

Cons

Pricing often can be an issues, here, I would really appreciate more flexible plans and solutions for students and families.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: GetApp
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Wahyu Arfan

Good for save data

2020-06-29

I like this cloude,and i will use this cloud for save any think, :)

Pros

Can save any data like a photo,doc,and any think u can save without worry if data will lost.. like this cloud

Cons

For storage free to small but that enoght for free space..some time lagging to save to your cloud,u must have good concetion internet..

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

5/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
(Retail company, 1001-5000 employees)

ICloud You

2020-06-13

Overall of using Icloud was not happy due of a 5gb capacity of it and if you travel all the time you will see to your phone that apple will send would you like to upgrade you gb usages.

Pros

You can download some datas and photos but with the limited Gb status.

Cons

Icloud is not a friendly user due everytime you update your phone and plug it to itunes all of your details will remove.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: Free Trial

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

5/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
Director Of Sales And Business Development (Computer Software company, 51-200 employees)
Verified Reviewer

Apple is on the right path, but they are far behind

2018-08-23

Pros

I like how relatively inexpensive it is to purchase large amounts of backup storage, especially knowing that my phone is constantly being backed up to the cloud.

Cons

I hate that I can't edit documents in the cloud, the UI is confusing, especially when trying to share your data with the family members on your plan.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: GetApp
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David Denzer

iCloud review

2020-06-25

Being able to share and have the same data on multiple devices has proven very beneficial and extremely convenient.

Pros

Once I learned how to upload data to the cloud it was very ease to do and teach others.

Cons

There is barely any free space to upload data before you have to pay for more space which is unfortunate.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Evan Wu

Verified Reviewer

Quick and useful

2018-08-14

Pros

in terms of backing up my apple device data, icloud is very useful in the sense that it backs everything up automatically without you having to think about it

Cons

The constant popups that icloud sends you can get quite annoying and the adjustment from android to apple was not helpful either.

Rating breakdown

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Features

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: GetApp
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Anonymous
Children's Program Worker (Individual & Family Services company, 501-1000 employees)
Verified Reviewer

Great easy tool to keep all your data safe

2019-01-05

Pros

The best thing about iCloud is that it comes with any Apple product, it is easy to use, and ensures that all data is stored through daily syncing.

Cons

Apple users and buyers should not have to pay additional for storage, would rather put it into google drive.

Rating breakdown

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Features

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: GetApp
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Chin Koon Tay

Verified Reviewer

Basic cloud storage

2018-06-30

Pros

It makes back-ups to the cloud automatic and the user interface is simple and intuitive.

Cons

That is measly compared to the average user requirements nowadays.

Rating breakdown

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Features

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: GetApp
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Karen Rylee

I love the convenience of sharing files with ICloud

2020-07-09

Overall, iCloud offers safety for my files in case of loss and easy access from one electronic device to another.

Pros

Being able to share files from my phone to my computer saves me a lot of time. It is so easy to pull a photo to my computer from my phone.

Cons

I don't like how it automatically saves all of my iPhone photos to ICloud.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Landon Campbell

iCloud storage for video and photos

2020-09-10

iCloud helped me with backing up my iPhone data to transfer to my new phone.

Pros

I really like that I could use my iCloud on my iPhone anywhere and I could free up space on my phone by putting some data to the iCloud.

Cons

I ran into the issue of running out of iCloud storage pretty fast. I make video content, so I need a lot of storage and I ended up having to switch from iCloud to Google Cloud. I didn't want to keep paying for more storage to store my videos and photos.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

6/10
Source: Capterra
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