Where Do I Find the iCloud Settings on My iPhone?

When you set up your iPhone with your Apple ID, you are also setting up your iCloud account.

This provides a seamless way for you to store important data in the cloud and make it simpler to share files between devices.

But iCloud is capable of working with a lot of your apps and can easily take up more space than the free 5 GB that it comes with.

So if you are finding that iCloud is or is not syncing the data that you want, you can follow the steps below to find and change your iCloud settings.

Figure Out How to Configure iCloud On Your iPhone

Note that these steps will allow you to configure iCloud on your iPhone. You will need to separately configure your iCloud settings for any other Apple product that you have, such as your iPad or Mac computer.

Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

touch the settings icon

Step 2: Scroll down and touch the iCloud option.

how to find the icloud settings on the iphone

Step 3: Move the slider next to an option from left to right to turn it on, or move it from right to left to turn it off. A feature will be synced to iCloud when the shading around the slider button is green.

turn on the icloud options that you want to use

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the screen and touch the Storage & Backup option.

select the storage and backup option

Step 5: Turn on iCloud Backup by moving the slider next to iCloud Backup from the left to the right. As mentioned earlier, you will know that it is turned on where is green shading around the button.

turn on the icloud backup setting

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