PC Doctor June 16, 2020
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Dear PC Doctor:
How do I disconnect my iMac from iCloud? It’s driving me crazy! I have been making videos on my iPhone for work and, right in the middle of filming, the phone chimes and tells me that my iCloud storage is almost full! I didn’t ask iCloud to store anything! I back up my whole computer daily, via Time Machine and an external hard drive. (My OS is Catalina.)
To turn off iCloud, go to your iMac’s apple menu on the top left of your computer screen. Choose System Preferences and then Apple ID. Then, click iCloud. You should get a window that shows each feature of your system that’s backing up to iCloud. There will be a check box next to each feature. Uncheck each one that you no longer wish to have back up to Cloud.
As always, it’s recommended that you make a separate back up of any important files before turning off iCloud. You can back them up to a flash drive, a folder on your hard drive, or the external hard drive that you have.
I hope this helps!
Until next time,
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Posted: to Athol Library News on Tue, Jun 16, 2020
Updated: Tue, Jun 16, 2020