How to create an iCloud account on iOS (with pictures)

How to create an iCloud account on iOS (with pictures)
How to create an iCloud account on iOS (with pictures)
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You are wondering how to create an iCloud account in iOS. You will first need to set up a new Apple ID, and once your new account is created, all you need to do is sign in with your new ID and configure your iCloud settings.

Steps

Part 1 of 2: Create an iCloud Account

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 1

Step 1. Open your device settings

The application icon Settings is gray and contains an image of toothed wheels (⚙️). Usually found on the home screen.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 2

Step 2. Tap Connect to your (device)

This option is at the top of the settings menu.

  • If another Apple ID is already signed in and you want to create a new one, tap the existing Apple ID and then select

    Log out at the bottom of the menu. Follow the on-screen prompts to log out.

  • If you're using an older version of iOS, tap iCloud and then tap Create New Apple ID.
Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 3

Step 3. Select You don't have an Apple ID

The option Don't have an Apple ID or forgot it?

is located below the password field on the screen.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 4

Step 4. Tap Create Apple ID

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 5

Step 5. Enter a valid date of birth

Then tap Next.

  • Scroll up or down the fields Month, Day and Year to select your date of birth.
Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 6

Step 6. Enter a first and last name

Then tap Next.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 7

Step 7. Enter your email address

you can also create a new email address associated with iCloud.

  • To use an existing email address with iCloud, tap Your current email address then enter your email address. Then tap Next.
  • To create a new email address associated with iCloud, tap Get an iCloud address then enter the new address you want to use. Tap Next and then Continue.
Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 8

Step 8. Enter a new password

Then tap Next.

  • Make sure your password:

    • contains at least 8 characters;
    • contains at least 1 digit;
    • contains at least one uppercase letter;
    • contains at least one lowercase letter.
Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 9

Step 9. Enter your phone number

Select the corresponding region and choose whether or not to verify your number by text message or by call. Then tap Next.

Make sure there is a check mark on the selected verification method

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 10

Step 10. Verify your phone number

For iPhone users who choose to verify their phone number by text message, the process will happen automatically.

  • If you have chosen to verify your phone number by text message, a 6-digit verification code will be sent to you and you will only have to enter it in the dedicated field.
  • If you have chosen to verify your phone number by call, you will receive an automatic call that will dictate the 6-digit verification code twice. Enter the code in the dedicated field.
Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 11

Step 11. Accept the terms of use

After reading the terms of service, tap I agree.

You must agree to Apple's terms of service in order to continue

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 12

Step 12. Enter your access code twice

This is the unlock code you created when you first set up your device. You will automatically be signed in to your new Apple ID.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 13

Step 13. Merge your data

If you want calendars, reminders, contacts, notes, and all other data stored on your device to be merged with your new iCloud account, tap Merge. If that's not what you want, press Do not merge.

Part 2 of 2: Set up your iCloud account

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 14

Step 1. Tap iCloud

iCloud can be found in the second section of the Apple ID page in your device's settings.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 15

Step 2. Select the type of data to save to iCloud

In the section APPS USING ICLOUD, slide the switches to the ON (green) or Off (white) position depending on your preference.

Scroll down to see the full list of apps that can access iCloud

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 16

Step 3. Tap Photos

This option is at the top in the section APPS USING ICLOUD.

  • Activate the ICloud Photo Library to automatically import and store Camera Roll photos in iCloud. Your entire photo and video library will be accessible from any mobile platform and from any computer.
  • Activate My Photo Stream to automatically import new photos to iCloud whenever you are connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Activate the ICloud Photo Sharing if you want to create photo albums that your friends can access on the web or on their Apple device.
Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 17

Step 4. Select iCloud

This option is located at the top left of the screen and redirects to the main iCloud settings page.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 18

Step 5. Scroll down to the Keychain option

The option Clothing can be found at the bottom in the section APPS USING ICLOUD.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 19

Step 6. Enable the iCloud Keychain option

The switch will turn green and the stored passwords and payment information will be available on any device signed in with your Apple ID.

Apple does not have access to this encrypted information

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 20

Step 7. Tap iCloud

iCloud is located at the top left of the screen and takes you back to the main iCloud settings page.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 21

Step 8. Scroll down to Find my iPhone option

This option can be found at the bottom of the section APPS USING ICLOUD.

  • Slide the switch to the On position Find my iPhone. This option allows you to locate your device by signing in to iCloud on a computer or mobile platform and clicking Find my iPhone.
  • Activate the option Send last position to allow your device to send its location to Apple when the battery has reached a critical level.
Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 22

Step 9. Select iCloud

The option iCloud at the top left of the screen will redirect you to the main iCloud settings page.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 23

Step 10. Tap iCloud Backup

ICloud backup can be found at the bottom in the section APPS USING ICLOUD.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 24

Step 11. Enable the iCloud Backup option

This option automatically saves all your files, settings, app data, photos, and music to iCloud whenever your device is charged, locked, and connected to Wi-Fi.

ICloud backup allows you to restore your data from iCloud if you replace or erase your device

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 25

Step 12. Return to the main iCloud settings page

Tap iCloud at the top left of the screen to return to the main iCloud settings page.

Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 26

Step 13. Slide the iCloud Drive option to On

This option can be found just under the section APPS USING ICLOUD.

  • Turn it on to allow apps to access and back up data to your iCloud.
  • The applications listed under iCloud Drive with the switch in the On position will be allowed to save documents and data to iCloud. Turn the switch on or off for the apps you want to give or not access to your iCloud Drive.
Create an iCloud Account in iOS Step 27

Step 14. Tap Apple ID

This option is at the top left of the screen and redirects to the Apple ID settings page.

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