iCloud Setup can be done very easily on Windows 7 PC using Apple’s iCloud Control Panel. iCloud Setup is very simple and easy. You will get 5 GB Free Cloud Storage for your Contacts, Mail, Photo Stream and More. We are taking that you already have an Apple ID, if not you can create an Apple ID from here. It is must for iCloud setup.
Before we go in to the details of iCloud Setup, we will overview the features of iCloud in brief.
Why iCloud setup ?
With iCloud, you will get 5GB of free cloud storage. Your purchased music, apps, books, and TV shows, as well as your Photo Stream however is not counted against your free storage. It is quite plenty Cloud Storage for Contacts, Calenders etc.
iCloud setup and use is effortless like any Apple devices, you do not need to synchronize manually yourself. Our guest writer already has written about Streaming Cloud Streaming Music, yes with upcoming iTunes Match, you can listen at songs at 256 kbps even if your original song was of lesser quality. iCloud automatically keeps your documents up to date across all your devices. iCloud backs up your Purchased music, TV shows, apps, iMessage, SMS, MMS, Photos, video and books.
iCloud setup is quite easy on Windows PC. Simply download iCloud Control Panel from here and install it. Before you are going for iCloud setup, you must understand that iCloud Control Panel is only for Windows 7 and Vista SP2. You have almost done the iCloud setup on your Windows PC.
Go to your Control Panel > Network and Internet > iCloud :
Type the Apple ID you used to create your iCloud account and select the iCloud services. That is it. iCloud Setup is complete.
Integrating Windows based applications for iCloud Setup
We have finished our basic iCloud Setup for Windows PC. For making this iCloud setup fully working, you need Outlook 2007 or 2010, Safari 5.1.1, iTunes 10.5 and Internet Explorer 8.
Update : Movies were a big omission from Apple’s iCloud service, it has been launched now.