How to Download iCloud for Windows on Your PC

Get the iCloud app for Windows and learn how to access iCloud from your PC

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Do you have an iPhone and a PC? Are you despairing at the complications involved in accessing your iCloud from your PC? Never fear, downloading iCloud for Windows 10 is quick and easy. Once you do it, you can access everything stored in your iCloud directly from your computer.

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  1. Open the Microsoft Store from the Start menu.

    Start menu
  2. Click Search.

    Microsoft store
  3. Search for iCloud and click on it in the search results.

    Click iCloud
  4. Click Get.

  5. When the download is complete, click Launch.

  6. Enter your Apple ID and password and click Sign In.

    Apple ID signin
  7. A verification code will be sent to your iPhone.
  8. Enter the verification code in the spaces indicated on the iCloud app and click Continue.

    Verification code

Now the iCloud app will launch on your PC, and it will walk you through your customization options. This will make accessing your iCloud files on your PC much easier, so you can see synced content even on a non-Apple computer!

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Elisabeth Garry

Elisabeth Garry is an Associate Editor for iPhone Life. Formerly of Gartner and Software Advice, she has four years’ experience writing about technology for everyday users. As a former college writing instructor, she is passionate about effective, accessible communication, which is perhaps why she loves helping people make the best use of the strongest communication tools they have available: their iPhones. She has a degree in Russian Literature and Language from Reed College.

When she’s not writing for iPhone Life, she’s probably either reading (19th-century Russian literature or fantasy novels), writing fiction, or spending time with her adorable dog, Moosh.