An iCloud account lets you to enjoy iCloud features and storage. You can backup your data in iCloud and can access it on any device. In this guide, you will learn how to create an iCloud account.

If you are going to sign up for iCloud account through iPhone or iPad, follow the steps below.

How to make an iCloud account on iPhone and iPad

To create iCloud account and enjoy its features, you must create a new apple ID before. After than, you have to just configure iCloud on this ID. So, let’s start.

  • On your iPhone/iPad open settings. It is a gear like icon at home screen.
  • Tap on Sign in to your iPhone/iPad1. If you are already signed in and wish to create a new ID, sign out of your current account. To sign out from apple ID, tap on your profile and tap sign out at the end.
  • Tap on Don’t have apple ID or forget it.
  • Tap on Create Apple ID.
  • Provide valid birth date. Swipe up to rotate day, month and year and tap Next.
  • Enter first and last name and tap on Next.
  • Enter email address. You can use existing email ID or create a new one. Tap Next and then continue.
  • Enter password and tap Next. Make sure the password must contain at least one number, capital and small letter.
  • Enter mobile number and select verification method. Tap Next.
  • Enter verification code received via message or call on the number you provided in the step before.
  • Tap Agree.
  • You will be asked to enter iPhone passcode. Enter the passcode you had set while setting up your phone.
  • If you want to merge photos, contacts, documents, music, calendar, reminders etc. with your iCloud, tap on Merge.

Congratulations! You have successfully created new apple ID as well as iCloud account. Now you can set up your iCloud account in Settings->Apple ID->iCloud.

How to make an iCloud account on Mac and iTunes

  • Open iTunes.
  • Under Quick Music Links on right, Click on Accounts.
  • Click on Create Apple ID.
  • Click Continue.
  • Check the Terms and conditions box.
  • Click Agree.
  • Enter required information like email, password etc.
  • Click Continue.
  • Add payment method.
  • Click Create Apple ID.

With new apple ID, you have new account for using iCloud. You can access iCloud on its website and login with apple ID to access your data.

How to check your iCloud remaining storage

iCloud provides 5GB free storage to its users. If you want to check remaining storage of your iCloud drive, here are the steps.

  • Open settings on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Tap on iCloud.
  • Tap on Storage and Backup.
  • Tap on Manage Storage.

If you are on MAC:

  • Open System Preferences.
  • Click on iCloud.
  • Click on Manage located at bottom right corner of screen.

This will show you details about storage in use and what is using how much storage.

To save iCloud storage make sure you delete older backups because they are not so important as the newer ones. Also make backup of selective data instead of whole of it.

Avoid large apps backup to iCloud because it is unnecessary.

How do I make a new iCloud account?

Create an Apple ID on the web
  1. Go to the Apple ID account page and click Create your Apple ID.
  2. Follow the onscreen steps.
  3. Enter a phone number that you can always access.
  4. Check the boxes to subscribe to Apple Updates if you’d like.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Follow the onscreen steps to verify your email address and phone number.

Is Apple ID and iCloud the same?

Your Apple ID is the account you use to access Apple services such as the App Store, the iTunes Store, Apple Books, Apple Music, FaceTime, iCloud, iMessage, and more. iCloud provides you with a free email account and 5 GB of storage for your mail, documents, photos and videos, and backups.

Can I create a new iCloud account if I already have one?

While using Apple’s products is simpler if you only have one Apple ID, there’s nothing stopping you from creating another Apple account if you already have one. Apple uses your email account as a unique identifier in its system, so you can‘t create two accounts with the same email address.

Can I have 2 Apple IDS for 2 phones?

Short answer is you can‘t have both. By sharing an Apple ID, you are the same person using 2 different devices.

Can I have 2 iCloud accounts?

If you have more than one Apple ID, you can use different accounts to sign into your iCloud account and the iTunes and App Stores.

Can I have two iCloud accounts with the same email?

With iCloud Mail, you can have up to three active email aliases. You can‘t use an email alias to sign in to, and you can‘t use an alias to create a separate Apple ID. An email alias can‘t be converted to a primary email account.

Can you have two iCloud accounts with the same phone number?

No you can‘t have 2 Apple ID’s with same phone number. Even if you try creating the 2nd Apple ID with same number that of the 1st ID it shows the number is already in use.

Can you have 2 Apple IDs with the same email address?

Answer: A: Answer: A: No. An AppleID is just an email address, so no two emails can in fact be the same AppleID.

Can I use my Gmail account as my Apple ID?

You can change the email for an Apple ID if it uses any other kind of address, such as one with an or domain. Go to Apple’s My Apple ID page and click the Manage your Apple ID button. Enter your email address and password, then click Sign in. You can even add an alternate email address.

Can you delete an Apple ID and make a new one?

Answer: A: You cannot delete an Apple ID. But you can change an associated email address or create a new one.

Can an Apple ID be changed?

Go to and sign in. In the Account section, choose Edit. Choose Change Apple ID. If you use services like iCloud or Messages to share with friends and colleagues, sign in to those services with your updated Apple ID.

Will changing Apple ID delete everything?

When you change your Apple ID, you will not lose any data. If you create a new Apple ID, that will cause you to have to start over and lose everything that you purchased with that ID.

How do I get rid of someone else’s Apple ID on my iPhone?

Hold your finger down on the app, until it ‘jiggles’. Then, tap the ‘X’ in the corner of the App. You may get another prompt, asking you to confirm the deletion. You can’t remove someone else’s Apple ID.

  1. settings.
  2. store.
  3. click apple id.
  4. sign out.
  5. sign in.
  6. use existing id.
  7. sign in.

How do I transfer my Apple ID to a new account?

Transfer Data from One Apple ID to Another on iPhone

For example, if you want to transfer contacts from one Apple ID to another: Go Settings > Tap your name > Tap iCloud > Toggle off Contacts > Choose Keep on My iPhone option.

How do I change my Apple ID but keep everything?

Yes you do want this. After turning off sync individually Delete the iCloud account for the old Apple ID. Then when you then sign into iCloud with your new Apple ID select the Merge option and it will upload all your contacts and data to the iCloud account for your new Apple ID.

Can I transfer my old Apple ID to a new one?

Unfortunately, for different legal and logistic reasons, Apple does not allow people to merge Apple IDs or consolidate purchases between Apple IDs. If you have more than one compatible Apple device, you could set up Family Sharing between your two Apple IDs as a workaround (see Set up Family Sharing – Apple Support.

How do I separate Apple ID accounts?

To migrate to a separate account she will have to go to Settings>iCloud, tap Delete Account, provide the password for the current account to turn off Find My iPhone when prompted (if she’s running iOS 7), choose Keep on My iPhone (to keep a copy of the iCloud data on her phone), then sign back in with a different Apple