If you’re using an iPhone operating system, you’ll need an Apple ID, an iCloud account. So, how does this account create? In order to be able to install a new application, back up your existing device information and all applications, or use features such as find my iPhone, you need to create an iCloud account on all devices using the iOS operating system.
With this article you will learn how to create an iCloud account on iOS. To do this, you must create a new Apple ID. After the new account is created, you can sign in with the new Apple ID and configure the iCloud settings.
How to Create an iCloud Account for Free?
Open the Settings application of your device. This is a gray-colored application with a gear image on it and is usually found on the home screen. Tap the Sign In button on your device. This is at the top of the Settings menu.
If you are currently signed in with another Apple ID and want to create a different one, tap the Apple ID of the user concerned, and then tap the Sign Out button at the bottom of the Apple ID menu. Follow the instructions to sign out. If you have an old version of iOS, tap the iCloud button instead, then tap Create a New Apple ID.
How to Create a New Apple ID?
Touch the “Don’t have or forgotten your Apple ID?”. This is below the password field on the screen. Touch the Create Apple ID button. Enter a valid date of birth and tap Next. Slide the buttons up or down in the Day, Month, and Year fields below to select the birthday. Enter a First and Last Name and click Next.
Enter the existing email address or create a new iCloud email address. To use the current email address in iCloud, tap Use your current email address, and then enter; tap the Next button. To create a new iCloud email address, tap Get a free iCloud email address, and then enter the new email address you want. Tap Next and then click Continue. Enter a new password, and then tap Next. Make sure the password meets the following requirements:
- At least 8 characters long;
- Contains at least one digit;
- Contains at least one capital letter;
- Contains at least one lower case.
How to Verify iCloud Account?
Enter your phone number. Choose the country you live in and whether you want to verify this number by text or phone call. Then touch the Next button. Make sure there is a check mark next to the verification method you selected. Verify your phone number. This can happen automatically for iPhone users who choose to verify by text message. If you have selected authentication using a text message, a 6-digit verification code is sent to this number by text message. Enter the verification code. If you have chosen to verify by phone call, you will receive an automatic phone call, and the 6-digit verification code will be said twice. Enter the verification code.
Accept the Terms and Conditions. After reading the Terms and Conditions, tap the Accept button. You must accept Apple’s Terms and Conditions to continue. Enter your device password. This is the unlock code you generated when you first set up your device. You will then automatically log in with your new Apple ID.
Merge data. Tap Merge if you want calendars, reminders, contacts, notes, and other data stored on your device to be merged with your new iCloud account.
How to Set Up an iCloud Account?
- Touch the iCloud button. This is in the second part of the Apple ID page in the device’s Settings application. Select the type of data you want to store in iCloud. In the “APPLICATIONS USING ICLOUD” section, move each desired data type to “On” (green) or “Off” (white). Scroll down to see a complete list of apps that can access iCloud.
- Touch Photos. Turn on the iCloud Photo Library feature to automatically upload Camera Roll to iCloud and store photos. When enabled, the entire photo and video library can be accessed from any mobile or desktop platform. Turn on Photo Stream to automatically upload new photos to iCloud every time you connect to a Wi-Fi connection. Turn on iCloud Photo Sharing if you want to create photo albums that your friends can access over the Internet or from Apple devices.
- Touch the iCloud button. Set “iCloud Key Chain” to “On”. It will turn green. When you do this, you can use your stored passwords and payment information on any device you log in with your Apple ID. Apple does not have access to this encrypted information.
- Touch the iCloud button. Scroll down and touch Find My iPhone. Set the “Find My iPhone” button to “On”. By this way, you can use ue your device anywhere and anytime by logging into iCloud on a computer or mobile platform.
- Touch the iCloud button. Scroll down and touch iCloud Backup. Set “iCloud Backup” to “On”. Do this to automatically save all your files, settings, application data, pictures and music to iCloud every time the device is plugged in, locked, and connected to Wi-Fi. iCloud Backup allows you to restore your data from iCloud if you change your device or delete everything.
- Touch the iCloud button. Set the “iCloud Drive” to “On”. When this is done, applications can access and store data on iCloud Drive. Applications listed under iCloud Drive that are in the “On” (green) position are allowed to save documents and data to iCloud. Open or close applications you want to give access to iCloud Drive.
Touch the Apple ID button. You have now created and set up a new iCloud account with Apple ID for completely free.
Apple ID is an account you use to access Apple services from iCloud, the App Store, the iTunes Store, Apple Music, and more. No matter where you create your Apple ID, remember to use the same ID to log in to all Apple services. This allows you to access and manage everything with a single account and password.