How to get the maximum out of iCloud on iPhone X

Memory space is one of the largest issue faced by Apple in their iPhone models. The inability to extend the memory using an external memory card always stayed as their limitation. When other smartphone manufactures increased the external capacity steadily, Apple never bothered it. But this has made it possible for them to increase the security of their device. And they also had a solution for the memory issue.], and it is the iCloud drive. Being a smarter way to store files externally, iCloud is loved by all iPhone users. There are a lot of things you can do with iCloud and here are some steps to follow to get the maximum out of iCloud on iPhone X.

Ways to get the maximum out of iCloud on iPhone X

iCloud can be used as more than just a way to store files. The cloud storage is smart and can benefit you in a lot of ways. Most users know this as an easy to way to store backups and files. But in reality iCloud can be used for many things, some of those are:

  1. You can easily share files through iCloud
  2. You can add multiple devices to one iCloud account
  3. You can enable family sharing
  4. You can use it to locate your iPhone if you anyhow lost it

How to share files using iCloud

With iCloud, you can easily avoid the hustle of attaching files and sharing them. You can with some simple clicks share files from the iCloud drive itself. The steps you should follow are:

  1. Open files app
  2. Tap on the iCloud drive
  3. Click open the file you want to share
  4. Tap on the share icon, which will be on the bottom left corner
  5. Tap on add people option
  6. Use an option to send the link to the desired person

How to add devices

iCloud is really flexible and you can add all of your Apple devices to it. When done you can access the photos from any of your devices. The step to add devices are:

  1. Open settings
  2. Tap on your name
  3. Tap on iCloud
  4. Tap on photos
  5. Toggle on iCloud photo library

Enable family sharing

You can create iCloud storage for your whole family, keeping all your memories at one place accessible to all members of the family. The steps to do this are:

  1. Open settings
  2. Tap on your name
  3. Tap on family sharing
  4. Choose a plan and invite all family members

Finding your lost phone using iCloud

Apple enables you to locate your phone and remotely lock it or ring it. You will have to enable find my iPhone option and you can locate your phone easy by going to the steps to do it are already discussed in a previous article.


I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to get the maximum out of iCloud on iPhone X. If you have any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

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