Windows computers have surfaced as helpful devices to Apple’s iPhone and iPad users. It is not mandatory for iPhone owners to sync their devices to Mac only. They can now sync their iPhone and iPad with iCloud on Windows 10 computers also. All they need to do is to follow a very simple method, which requires a Windows 10 computer and a stable Wi-Fi connection at home or office.
There are many benefits of synchronizing your iOS devices with iCloud on Windows computer. Without using iTunes, you can use iCloud to backup and sync your phone and tablet with Windows 10 PC. You can access all your important data like photos, videos, movies, documents etc. without much hassle on your Windows computer and iOS devices.
Another advantage of synchronizing your devices with iCloud is that you can avail free 5GB storage offered by Apple. If you want to store more data, you need to purchase space on iCloud from Apple.
How to Sync iPhone and iPad with iCloud on Windows 10 Computers
Step #1: Open a web browser on your Windows computer.
Step #2: Next, launch this link to download iCloud for Windows.
Step #3: Now download and install iCloud for Windows on your computer. After the file is downloaded, open it.
Step #4: Click Run and accept the terms and conditions.
Step #5: Click on Install and then Finish.
It is time you computer is restarted and then iCloud appears on your PC’s screen.
Type in your Apple ID and password to log in; a verification code will be sent to your registered email id or phone. Enter the code and you are signed in.
You need to click on check boxes before iCloud Drive, Photos, Contacts, Calendars, & Tasks and Bookmarks.
Finally, click on Apply to finish the process.
It is done! Your iPhone and iPad are synced with iCloud.
Now you can access your iCloud account from the desktop. You need to click on that up-arrow seen at the bottom right corner of your computer’s screen. Hover the mouse there and you can read a tool tip tag “Show hidden icons”. Upon clicking there, a square box will pop up there with a few options; in these options, you will find iCloud icon, which you can click to open.
You can directly go to iCloud Photos (download and upload photos); you can access iCloud Drive and go to the iCloud.com apart from iCloud Settings.