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How to delete all the data stored in iCloud


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After all the controversy that has arisen with Facebook and the sale of private data of millions of users to the company Cambridge Analytica, which by the way after this scandal was closed, iOS users are very concerned about their privacy .

And they do well, in these times it is very common for users to keep extremely sensitive data , both in our personal devices and in cloud services such as iCloud: passwords, codes, projects, bank accounts, credit cards and a long etc. Although, luckily, Apple allows you to request a copy of your data to check what information they collect about you.

Documents and application data can be accumulated very quickly and easily in our iCloud. Whether you have extra storage or not, it's always good to do a little cleaning. In this tutorial we will see how to remove documents and data from iCloud quickly:

Keep in mind that what you are going to erase will be removed from all your devices , so be cautious and get rid of only what you are sure you will not need anymore.

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Delete iCloud data on iOS

The removal of documents and data from an iOS device is possibly the fastest of all, so let's see how to do it from an iPhone or an iPad:

1. Go to Settings> iCloud> Storage> Manage storage .

2. In Documents and data click on "Show all".

3. Select the application from which you want to delete the documents and data and then click on Edit in the upper right corner.

4. Press Delete all and then Delete all again to confirm. These documents and data are deleted instantly from iCloud and all your devices.

5. Repeat the process for each application from which you want to get rid of your stored documents and data.

Delete iCloud data in macOS

Obviously we can also delete the data stored by iCloud from a Mac computer. To do this we must follow these steps:

1. Go to System Preferences> iCloud.

2. Tap Manage in the lower right corner.

3. Select an application from the left column.

4. Click on Delete documents and data, then click on Delete to confirm.

5. Repeat the process for each application from which you want to get rid of your stored documents and data.

And up to here our tutorial to eliminate the data stored in the servers of the cloud of iCloud. As we already anticipated, think carefully before erasing any content , since this system allows data synchronization on all your iPhone, iPad and / or iPod touch.


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