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What is iCloud?

Built-in file-sharing solution that's available on all Apple devices. All files, photos, notes, and messages are stored in one place. Access all files across multiple devices using iCloud Drive and secure data with automatic back-ups.

Who Uses iCloud?

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iCloud Software - iCloud device location
iCloud Software - Activity streams in iCloud
iCloud Software - Reports and presentations on iCloud
iCloud Software - File storage in iCloud
iCloud Software - Content sharing on iCloud

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Reviews of iCloud

Average score

Overall
4.7
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Service
4.4
Features
4.5
Value for Money
4.3

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Adham
Adham
Senior Social Media Specialist, Senior Graphic Designer in Jordan
Verified LinkedIn User
Broadcast Media, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

The storage you need, personally and for business

5.0 6 months ago

Comments: i've used iCloud since 2014, and i literally have documents since that day still stored on there without any loss, it's secure so i won't have to worry about my data getting lost or hacked or leaked, our company uses it on daily basis without any worry, it's collaborative, it has real time sharing and synchronization, and it's cheap if you pick the right subscription that suits your needs.

Pros:

The security is by far the best, the ability to access your storage in real time is an added benefit, the ability to go through years of data without a hassle and without any worries that your data would be lost, the synchronization between devices, and personally, you never have to worry about any photos taken that you might not have enough storage, subscribe to an iCloud bundle and take pictures worry free.

Cons:

i haven't faced any issues with iCloud so far and i've used it for years, the smallest price is very good but the 2 Terabyte storage price is a bit expensive personally.

Habibah
Habibah
Information Technology Support Assistant in Malaysia
Verified LinkedIn User
Telecommunications, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

iCloud review from my perspective

4.0 3 years ago

Comments: I enjoy several features of the iCloud service, including the simplicity with which backups can be performed, as well as the speed with which they can be performed directly on the iPhone. I dislike the five GB of space they provide the user with; it should be more. I use iCloud to save the most valuable videos and photos possible for backup purposes and backup WhatsApp.

Pros:

The most valuable feature of I Cloud is how you can store your data for business or personal use in a secure location without having to worry about it. In recent years, as data and required documents and images increased, it became difficult to maintain storage, and you were forced to bring several devices. With I Cloud, you no longer needed to.

Cons:

A reliable and effective method of storing documents and files for Apple product users, where your files and data are protected, is a proper backup solution. It's has an excellent user interface; I've been using it effectively for two years without encountering a single problem. The only thing that needs to be revised is the pricing structure, as it varies by country and by length.

Efrén Alejandro
Software developer in Mexico
Computer Software, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Average service

5.0 2 months ago

Comments: It’s very integrated only in apple devices, if you have like a windows pc or an android device, it’s a pain to configure it. However, it works really well most of the time

Pros:

The integration with apple device is great and it’s really easy to start using it, it really helps if you need more space in your local devices

Cons:

It’s very expensive compared to most cloud services (actually I don’t know any more expensive)

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Accounting, Self Employed
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source

I would not

3.0 4 weeks ago New

Comments: When I first started using iCloud, and apple iPhones in general, I thought it was cool. But now, as I reflect back on my first experience to now, I see that it was a really really freaking hard to navigate anything apple, especially the iCloud. I do not recommend this product.

Pros:

It stores all my documents in one easy to find location.

Cons:

It is super confusing to navigate. I don't like apple products.

Tayeb
CEO in Canada
Graphic Design, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Affordable and reliable

5.0 4 months ago

Comments: I have been using iCloud for years now and I’m more than happy with the service. The plan is affordable and seamlessly integrates across multiple devices. Apple focus on security and them continually adding new security features is something that is much appreciated when storing important data on the cloud. Although, I always recommend backups on a USB just in case.

Pros:

Plans very affordable particularly the 50 GB that is almost free. Reliable Fast synchronization

Cons:

Would love bridges with other file storage systems like Mega. Wish there was some sort of settings to allow direct transfers from one cloud storage service to another