How to Add a Family Member to a Shared iCloud Storage Plan in iOS 11 on iOS Devices

So you have successfully set up Family Sharing on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11. Now you can add members to this Family. iOS 11 has come up with many innovative changes users would like to explore. And if you are a family with multiple iOS devices, you would surely like to use this feature of sharing storage with members of Family Sharing group. If, as an organizer, you are using a larger plan (more than 5GB), your family members will be added automatically to your plan – provided, your family members are using the basic 5GB free plan. To avoid any extra cost of iCloud storage, you can add family member to iCloud storage plan.

If you want to add a family member to a shared iCloud storage plan, this is the right opportunity as Apple has increased the storage limit to its cloud storage plan. Now you can enjoy 2TB storage at the cost of 1TB. You need to pay the old price of $9.99 and get 2TB iCloud storage. For a family organizer, s/he should be using 200GB or 2TB plan on their iCloud account so that they can share iCloud storage with other members of family sharing group.

How to Share iCloud Storage with Family Sharing Members in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

Step #1: Launch Settings app on your iPhone or iPad (the steps are for iCloud family organizer).

Step #2: Now tap on Apple ID banner.

Step #3: Next, tap on Family Sharing.

Step #4: You need to tap iCloud Storage then.

Step #5: Here, tap on ‘Let Your Family Know’.

Step #6: You can invite your family members to share your iCloud storage by tapping the Send button.

Step #7: Finally, tap on Close.

How to Accept Invitation to Share iCloud Storage Plan in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

If an organizer sends an invitation to share iCloud Storage Plan in iOS 11, the recipient receives this message in iMessage app. So if you have got any such invitation:

Step #1: Open Messages app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step #2: Tap on iCloud Invitation.

It is done!

Apple has done an excellent job by launching this plan. The beauty of this plan is that if you have purchased 1TB iCloud storage plan before June 5, 2017, you will be eligible to enjoy the current plan without paying extra bucks.

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