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How to use iCloud on Windows

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iCloud is Apple’s indispensable cloud service for users who use their electronic devices. It stores data from iCloud Drive files, photos, passwords, contacts, and other personal information that promote integration between devices with security and privacy.

Given its importance, Apple understands that many iPhone users, for example, use Windows PCs and need to have iCloud on their computers. Therefore, the company is making the cloud application available free of charge for the Microsoft operating system, which offers functions similar to those of competitors such as One Drive and Google Drive.

How does iCloud for Windows work?

The iCloud app for Windows is quite simple and only offers the most important functions of Apple’s cloud service: photo synchronization of the photo library, documents saved in iCloud Drive, Safari bookmarks (saved in Google Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer) and passwords from websites ( You need to install an extension in Chrome or Microsoft Edge browsers).

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If you need access to contact information, iWork suite files (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote), notes, calendars, or other resources, you should visit the website. iCloud with your Apple ID.

Go to the iCloud website for more information about the synced data – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

How do I install iCloud on Windows?

To install the iCloud application on a Windows PC, follow the step by step we prepared below.

Step 1: Open the Microsoft Store app. Then download the iCloud app.

Download iCloud from the Microsoft Store – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Step 2: When you start iCloud, sign in with your Apple ID.

Log in to iCloud with your Apple ID – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canatlech)

Step 3: Select the services provided by the app by checking the box next to it.

When logging into iCloud, select the services available through the application – screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Note that iCloud Drive files and iCloud Photo Library photos are available and synced with folders in Windows Explorer.

View your iCloud files and photos in Windows Explorer – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

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The Apple Music app arrives on PS5 with instant background playback

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Starting this Wednesday (27), PS5 owners will be able to use the Apple music to enjoy streaming service on the next generation console. Subscribers to the Apple platform can enjoy the entire catalog of music in the video game, just like in the Spotify app.

PlayStation 5 is the first console the app will be received from Apple music in the catalog. The integration brings 90 million songs, playlists and clips in 4K resolution to the console, with all media controls adapted for DualSense and accessible via the PS button.

The tight integration into the Apple ecosystem is one of the advantages of Apple Music subscribers (Image: Giorgio Trovato / Unsplash)

In a special feature for the console, subscribers to the service receive recommendations for titles and playlists based on the games they enjoy. The Apple Music app for PS5 supports background playback so it can be easily combined for gaming moments.

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This is the second Apple app to land on Sony consoles – the first was Apple TV, released for PS4 and PS5 in 2020. Another recently released app released in the video game was HBO Max.

Apple Music can be found under the All Apps tab in Media Home. Then just download it while there is free space on the console – it’s free. The user must provide their own credentials in order to log into the service immediately. The single subscription to Apple Music costs R $ 16.90 per month, while the family package costs R $ 24.90.

Source: PlayStation (1, two)

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How to access Nubank account from PC

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Nubank customers (Android there iOS there network) can access their accounts either through the application or through their PC. The second option, while not the most popular, allows you to view invoices and purchase history in more detail. The computer gives the user a broader overview of his expenses.

How to access the Nubank account from the computer

Greater control over the account is limited to the application. However, this does not preclude the benefits of accessing your Nubank account from the PC. To get started, go to the website and click “Sign In” in the top right corner of the screen.

Enter your Nubank credentials

Then enter the CPF and password to access the account. To continue, tap the “Next” button. If you forget the password, use the appropriate option to retrieve it.

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Enter your CPF and password (Image: Kris Gaiato / screenshot)

Use the Nubank app to grant access

Use the QR code to grant access (Image: Kris Gaiato / Screenshot)

For security reasons, the web version requires the user to confirm access via the app with a QR code. For authentication, tap the profile (iPhone) or gear icon (Android) and then select the “My data” tab.

Under the last options, click on “Access via website” and point your phone’s camera at the code that appears on your computer screen.

If you don’t have a cell phone, click the option just below the QR code. This gives you three functions: issuing the current note, blocking the card and disconnecting the account from all registered devices.

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Here’s how to enable the Apple Watch emergency feature

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Not only on the iPhone do you have a quick link to your emergency contacts and the SOS emergency call function: on the Apple Watch you can also call for help in an emergency with a short tap of the finger on your wrist device.

Although it’s already on by default in watchOS, it’s always good to confirm and make sure it’s enabled in your smartwatch settings. In addition, your emergency contacts can be edited, updated or a new contact added in the iOS medical record, all via the resource’s own settings.

The following guide shows you how to set up and activate the emergency function on your Apple Watch.

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Here’s how to enable the Apple Watch emergency feature

Step 1: Enter “Emergency SOS” in the Watch app on your iPhone.

Go to Clock> Emergency SOS. Screenshot: Lucas Wetten (Canaltech)

Step 2: Make sure that the feature options on your watch are properly enabled, both “hold side button to dial” and “fall detection”.

Confirm that the feature is enabled on your watch. Screenshot: Lucas Wetten (Canaltech)

Step 3: Scroll down the screen and you will find your emergency contacts. To edit, update or add a new contact, click on “Edit these contacts in the health app”. If you want, this article will give you a better idea of ​​how to register emergency contacts in the medical record of the iOS Health app.

If you want, click to edit your emergency contacts. Screenshot: Lucas Wetten (Canaltech)

Step 4: A screen will open with your emergency contacts registered in your iOS medical record. Edit it, update it, or add any new contact.

Edit and update your emergency contacts or add new ones. Screenshot: Lucas Wetten (Canaltech)

Step 5: To trigger the emergency function of the Apple Watch, click with the device on the wrist and press the side button – the button below or above the Digital Crown – for a few seconds.

Press the side button on the Apple Watch for a few seconds. Photo: Vựa Táo (Unsplash)

Step 6: The options to turn it off, open the medical record or activate the emergency function will appear on your smartwatch screen. Drag the Emergency SOS option from left to right.

Drag the emergency function from left to right. Screenshot: Lucas Wetten (Canaltech)

Step 7: Your Apple Watch automatically calls the emergency number (190).

The clock is calling 911. Screenshot: Lucas Wetten (Canaltech)

Step 8: In addition, emergency contacts registered on your medical record will receive a notification on their registered numbers.

Your emergency contacts will also be notified. Screenshot: Lucas Wetten (Canaltech)

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