Thursday, December 29, 2011

How to Use/Install iCloud Windows Control Panel

How to Use iCloud Windows Control Panel

   1. Download the iCloud For Windows from Apple website
   2. Turn on iCloud: Windows Start menu > Control Panel > Network and Internet > iCloud
   3. Enter the Apple ID associated to your iCloud account and select the iCloud services you’d like to enable.

Please note that Outlook 2007 or 2010 is required for accessing iCloud email, contacts, and calendars. Safari 5.1.1 or Internet Explorer 8 or later is required for accessing bookmarks.

To create an iCloud account you need an iOS device like iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iOS 5, or a Mac with OS X Lion v10.7.2.

    * Enable Automatic downloads on iCloud For Windows Control Panel

To enable automatic downloads for your music, apps, and books, open iTunes > Edit > Preferences > Store and select Music, Apps, and Books. (Requires iTunes 10.5.)
iCloud Windows XP Workaround: How To Install?

How to make iCloud Control Panel for Windows run under Windows XP?

There’s a simple trick to get the iCloud Control Panel for Windows to work on Windows XP. For this iCloud XP trick, you need to have iTunes, a file archiver like 7-Zip or Winrar and Orca MSI Editor.

   1. Download iCloud Windows Control Panel.
   2. Open iCloudSetup.exe file with the file archiver and extract the file contents.
   3. Navigate to and open the iCloud.msi or iCloud64.msi (for 64bit systems) with Orca MSI Editor.
   4. In Orca MSI Editor Window, in the left table section select LaunchCondition. Then change in the right table “VersionNT> = 600” to “VersionNT> = 200” and Save.
   5. Run modified iCloud.msi. Now you can install iCloud Windows XP Control Panel
   6. Run iCloud Control Panel, located in the Windows Control Panel, and set up the settings for iCloud for Windows (The same instructions stated above are valid for iCloud Windows Panel on XP)

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