Welcome to the new world: iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite now share files between each other using iCloud Drive, Apple’s new cloud-based file sharing system. Once you’ve enabled it, you’ll have quick access to it in just a few clicks through Finder on your Mac! A word of caution on enabling iCloud Drive iCloud Drive requires you to break with the past. Bear in mind, before starting iCloud Drive on your Mac, that the only devices that are going to be able to access files stored in iCloud Drive are your Macs and iOS devices that are running Yosemite or iOS 8 or later. If you’re running a mixed environment of devices running older operating systems, consider carefully whether you can afford to strand them, if they’re currently sharing files via iCloud. How to access iCloud Drive in OS X Yosemite via Finder Click on the Finder icon in your Mac dock. In the Favorites section, click on iCloud Drive — alternately, you can find iCloud Drive in the Go menu at the top of any Finder menu if you’ve removed it from the Favorites section. By default, iCloud Drive maintains folders for each of the Apple iWork applications — Keynote, Pages and Numbers — along with folders used by Preview, QuickTime Player, Script Editor, TextEdit and Automator. But that doesn’t mean those are the only folders you can keep in iCloud Drive. You can put whatever you want in there, within the limits of your storage allotment for iCloud. Treat iCloud Drive as you would any other remote volume, like an external hard disk or a network drive. You can create new folders inside iCloud Drive, or just drag and drop files and folders from existing locations on your Mac into iCloud Drive. See also: How to set up and use iCloud Drive on IPHONE and IPAD Clearing up the iCloud Drive confusion: No there’s no iCloud Drive app for iOS

Source: The IPhone Blog

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