How to enable iCloud Drive on your iPhone/iPad?

iCloud-DriveFor many years, Apple really had no solution for their file and document across different devices such as iPhone, iPad, and Mac. But the solution for that is iCloud Drive by which you can manage your files and documents across different devices.

If you have an iCloud account then you can start using iCloud Drive right now. In the start, all users get 5 GB of free storage space which is very low but for some files and documents, it could be enough.

But if you want to then you can upgrade your storage plan any time you want up to 2 TB. Pricing starts from free to 9.99$/month. You can select a storage plan that you think is suitable for you.

First thing’s first, let’s learn How to enable iCloud Drive on your iOS device. The method is pretty simple and easy.

How to enable iCloud Drive on your iPhone/iPad?

When you set up a new iPhone or iPad you get an option whether you want to set up iCloud Drive or not. If you have then iCloud Drive will be already enabled but if you have not then it’s not a very tedious process. You can easily enable iCloud Drive in a few taps.

  1. Launch the Settings App on your iOS device.
  2. Tap on your iCloud Account(Your Name).
  3. Then tap on iCloud.
  4. Look for iCloud Drive and turn on the switch next to iCloud Drive.Enabling-iCloud-Drive

Now, iCloud Drive will be enabled and you can easily manage all of your files and documents via Files app which Apple introduced in iOS 12.

If you think that 5 GB Storage is not enough for you then you can always upgrade your storage plan. To upgrade your storage plan;

  1. Launch the Settings App on your iOS device.
  2. Tap on your iCloud Account(Your Name).
  3. Then tap on iCloud.
  4. Tap on Manage Storage > Change Storage Plan.
  5. Choose the storage plan which you think is suitable for you.

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