How to Create a New Account on iCloud

Apple has been working hard for providing its costumers with better and advance services. The advancement in Internet technology and availability of 24/7 online services, has changed the shape of internet enabled devices specially smart phones and OS based devices. Apple first introduced Apple ID (email account) to access different services provided by Apple. However, later on it was termed as “MobileMe” which has now become “iCloud”. iCloud is a latest information sharing and availability service based on latest Cloud technologies of Internet. how to create an icloud account

iCloud from Apple allow usage of its features to users who have Apple ID for which having an Apple made device like iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch is a must. So one can not use iCloud services without an Apple ID and since Apple ID can not be created with an Apple device, therefore, one has to have iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to access iCloud services. Do not get confused, its just that without an Apple ID you can not create an iCloud account but you can use iCloud on Windows based systems too.

Creating an iCloud account is not a difficult and confusing thing, to create Apple iCloud Account you must meet following requirements:-

  • Requirements
    • Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, Mac Book, Mac Book Pro (if you already have an Apple ID you can create iCloud account on Windows 7 or Vista with SP2 or above too).
    • iOS 5 and above for iDevices or OS X Lion v10.7.2 or above for Mac.
    • Apple ID (Can also be created from iCloud setup).

How to Create A New iCloud Account – Mac

  • Step-1. Make sure you meet above given requirements.
  • Step-2. Before you proceed further, update your Mac or Mac Book.
  • Step-3. On your Mac go to System Preferences from Apple Menu.
  • Step-4. Click and open iCloud.
  • Step-5. Enter your Apple ID or Create one by clicking “Create Apple ID”.
  • Step-6. Now select services  which you want to enable on iCloud.

How to Create A New iCloud Account – iOS Devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch)

  • Step-1. Make sure you meet above given requirements.
  • Step-2. Before you proceed further, update your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  • Step-3. On your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch select iCloud from Home Screen.
  • Step-4. Enter your Apple ID or Create one by clicking “Create Apple ID”.
  • Step-5. Now Go to setting and select iCloud.
  • Step-6. Tap the services which you want to enable on iCloud.

How to Create A New iCloud Account – Windows 7 or Vista

  • Step-1. Make sure you meet above given requirements.
  • Step-2. Download iCloud Control Panel from here.
  • Step-3. Go to Start menu, choose Control Panel > Network and Internet > iCloud.
  • Step-4. Enter the Apple ID t create your iCloud account.
  • Step-5. Select the iCloud services you’d like to enable..
  • Step-6. Open iTunes > Edit > Preferences > Store and select Music, Apps, and Books to enable automatic downloads. You can download iTunes from Apple site if you do not have one installed on your PC.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/ijasams Ijas Ams

    on windows it only show an option to sign in.
    when i entered my apple id it shows ” ID valid but no valid iCloud account”

    • Wael Tun

      That’s because you need an apple device to create an icloud account. Then after account creation you can sign in on your windows

      • Aakib khan

        create icloud account in my iphone but not create many time create account