How to Get iCloud Preferences in iOS

This has led to some quantity of confusion with a few users that look for iCloud Preferences, but no longer find a distinctly defined iCloud Settings segment on their iPhone or iPad Preferences app. Not to worry, locating and obtaining the relocated iCloud Preferences on iPhone and iPad is actually simpler than ever before in the past, once you understand where to look in the latest variants of iOS anyhow. So if you’ve been wondering where the heck iCloud Preferences went to the way to locate them, wonder no more, well reveal! – A fast note: this tip can be really obvious to a number of you who know where iCloud Preferences are observed onto an iPad or iPhone, which is excellent. 

But after walking a familiarity during the procedure for finding the relocated iCloud Preferences in the latest iOS releases, I understood this is probably a useful suggestion to share widely with some other users also. Sometimes the evidence is less than evident, after all! – How to Get iCloud Preferences in iOS – Finding and obtaining iCloud settings apply to all iPhone and iPad hardware using new versions of iOS system applications, here’s where to go: Open the Preferences app in iOS as standard on your apparatus – Look at this very top of this iOS Preferences app screen for your name, for instance, Paul Horowitz, with a little subtext under that of Apple ID, iCloud, iTunes & App Store. 



The display shot above shows what to search for to find iCloud Preferences in iOS on an Apple iPhone, whereas this screenshots below show where to locate and access iCloud Preferences on an iPad. Where are iCloud Settings in iOS now? The iCloud Settings are now a sub-section of a broader Apple ID settings segment of the iOS Preferences app, but all iCloud settings options are all now contained in this section of the Preferences app, including controls as a which apps can use iCloud, access iCloud, your iCloud storage usage and storage plan and the way to update iCloud storage plans or downgrade too, where to start the iCloud backups, iCloud backup information and iCloud backup management, Find My iPhone / iPad / Mac settings, keychain settings and iCloud Drive options, and literally every other iCloud related to setting option that used to be contained within this old evident iCloud settings section in iOS. 

As you can tell in the display shot below of this new iCloud iOS Preferences section, all iCloud settings and personal preferences are observed here: This change of iCloud Preferences position is prominent at iOS 11, but first appeared at an iOS 10.3.x point release and remains to that this day. Why is there no obvious iCloud Preferences in iOS anymore? There’s, the iCloud Preferences remains in the iOS Preferences application, but now all iCloud Preferences are all stored within a subsection of an Apple ID management settings display. Apple Consolidated iCloud Preferences into broader general settings as a user’s Apple ID, name, telephone number, e-mail, password, security options, payment options, iCloud syncing, backup, storage, and configuration, along using iTunes and App Store settings everything is now at one single location to make things simpler. And while this can be simpler to have all account type settings at one location, old habits might be tough to break, and changing this location of something might lead to some confusion.


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