How to create an alias for your iCloud email address


How to create an alias for your iCloud email address

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If you want to disguise your iCloud email address when signing up for newsletters, posting comments online, or simply don’t want to give out your true email address, you can use an alias.

Why use an email alias?

An email alias is a different name you set up for your email address, but the emails still come into your primary email inbox. For example, if your email address is myname@icloud.com, you can set up an alias for youcantfindme@icloud.com. Then, use that alias when you don’t want to give out your primary address. All emails to your alias will still arrive to your main iCloud inbox.

Here’s how to create an alias for your iCloud email address.

Head over to iCloud.com

Log into your iCloud.com account and access your Mail. Then, just follow these steps.

1) Click Settings (gear icon) on the bottom left and select Preferences.

2) In the pop-up window, click Accounts.

3) Select Add an alias.

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4) In the next pop-up window, create your Alias, add your Full Name, and optionally choose a Label and Label Color.

5) Click OK.

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6)  Click Close on the confirmation screen and Done to return to your inbox.

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Now you can use that alias email address whenever you like.

Plus, when you compose an email from your iCloud account, you will see a drop-down when you click your email address. Then, pick your alias and the email will be sent with it instead of your primary address. This works on the iCloud website and the Mail app for Mac and iOS.

Disable your alias

If you ever want to disable the alias, head back to iCloud.com, and access Accounts as in the steps above.

1) Select the alias email address in the list.

2) Check the box for Disable alias.

3) Click Done.

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Wrapping it up

Creating an alias for your iCloud email address is a great way to keep your main email concealed. Is this something you plan to set up and use regularly?

How to Remove an Apple ID from a Mac


How to Remove an Apple ID from a Mac

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Have you unintentionally used an Apple ID or logged into an Apple ID on a Mac that isn’t yours, or perhaps that you don’t want iCloud access on? If so, you may wish to remove that Apple ID and iCloud account from that Mac. Similarly, you may want to delete an Apple ID from a Mac if you’re intending on changing the Apple ID in use on that computer for whatever reason.

This article will show you how to remove an Apple ID and iCloud account from a Mac.


Warning: Keep in mind that deleting an Apple ID and iCloud account from a Mac may result in unintended consequences, including loss of data, loss of Contacts syncing, loss of Notes syncing, an inability to use apps purchased or downloaded with a different Apple ID, an inability to access music purchased with a different Apple ID, and much more – if you log out of the Apple ID associated with all of that, then none of that data will be accessible on the Mac unless that Apple ID is used again. Thus you should not casually delete an Apple ID or iCloud account from a Mac.

How to Delete an Apple ID / iCloud Account from Mac OS

It’s a good idea to backup a Mac before modifying any important system settings like these, skipping a backup could result in unintended data loss.

  1. Go to the  Apple menu in the upper left corner then choose ‘System Preferences’
  2. Select “iCloud” from the preference panel options
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  4. Choose “Sign Out” from the iCloud preference panel
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  6. Optionally but recommended for most users, select all possible options and choose to “Keep a Copy” of iCloud data on the local Mac *
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* If you’re aiming to remove iCloud data as well as an Apple ID and iCloud account from a Mac, you may not want to choose “Keep a Copy” but that is ultimately up to you. Note that failure to do so may result in permanent data loss.

Once you are logged out of the Apple ID / iCloud account, the Mac will no longer have any of the iCloud features, files, or other Apple ID related data available to it (unless you then logged into a different Apple ID of course).

Removing the Mac Association from the Apple ID / iCloud Account

A follow-up additional step may be desirable for some Mac users if they are planning on never using the particular Mac again, or if they’re transferring it to a new owner with a different Apple ID, and that is to remove the device from the iCloud account, in this case you’ll be removing the Mac from the associated Apple ID / iCloud account. The simplest way to do this is from an iPhone or iPad using the same Apple ID:

This is a good step to take if you’re selling or transferring ownership of a Mac to someone else, as you wouldn’t want the older compute still showing up on your Apple ID and iCloud account if it’s no longer yours.

Keep in mind it’s unnecessary to manually delete an Apple ID from the Mac if you’re simply aiming to erase and reset a Mac to factory settings, perhaps to sell it, or give to someone else, because that reset process will also delete any Apple ID accounts from the computer. But you probably would want to remove the computer from the Apple ID account as instructed.

While the vast majority of Mac users should be using an Apple ID with their Mac, since an Apple ID functions as basically the login gateway to the entire online Apple ecosystem including iCloud, iTunes, and the App Store, some Mac users also may want to have a Mac that has no iCloud functionality or Apple ID related data either, perhaps because it’s a public workstation or some other community device. That would be another situation where deleting an Apple ID from a computer could be reasonable, but otherwise this is something you should not take lightly. It’s also worth pointing out that if you’re aiming to delete an Apple ID from a computer because it’s outdated or your email address changed, you would want to change the email address associated with the Apple ID and then use that for the login.

An Apple ID is really an important component of using a Mac or iOS device within the Apple ecosystem, giving full access to any of the iCloud environment, App Store, iTunes, iCloud files, photos, Contacts, Notes, and so much more. With that in mind, you will want your own unique Apple ID for your own personal use, as they are not intended to be shared (even with family, each family member, partner, spouse, etc, should have their own unique Apple ID). If you’ve been in the situation where you were previously sharing an Apple ID with a partner or child, then it would be reasonable to backup the computer/devices, create a new Apple ID for the other person(s), and then log out of the shared Apple ID and then back into a unique Apple ID for each person. Just don’t skip over the fact that removing an Apple ID from a Mac can potentially delete files, contacts, notes, and other data you may not intend to remove, so back that data up and keep a copy of it if you’re concerned.

Any questions, comments, experiences, or thoughts about removing or deleting an Apple ID from a Mac? Share in the comments below!

Her kan du se de data, Apple har på dig


Her kan du se de data, Apple har på dig

Apple har netop annonceret, hvordan de planlægger at overholde nogle af GDPR-reglerne.

Ligesom Facebook og (til en vis grad) Google, giver Apple dig nu mulighed for at downloade alle de data, de har samlet ind om dig. Med ganske få klik kan du se, hvilke data, firmaet har gemt, når du bruger din iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV eller andre Apple-produkter.

Du går simpelthen ind på denne side og logger ind med dit Apple-ID. Når du først er inde, bliver du præsenteret for en række muligheder, heriblandt muligheden for at downloade (eller slette) alle dine data. Du kan dog også vælge kun at se data i visse kategorier eller fra visse devices.

Modsat visse andre tjenester skal du dog væbne dig med tålmodighed, når det gælder Apple. I stedet for en direkte download som hos Facebook, samler Apple alle dataene for dig i en ZIP-fil, der så bliver e-mailet til dig indenfor 7 dage.

Det er værd at notere sig, at Apple har åbnet for denne tjeneste i USA samtidigt med EU. Ligesom Facebook lader det altså til, at Apple har tænkt sig, i hvert fald til en vis grad, at lade EUs GDPR-regler diktere deres privatlivs-politikker i USA, selvom GDPR ikke gælder der.

Dette er vigtigt for europæiske brugere, fordi de såkaldte ’EU-US Privacy Shield’-regler, der lige nu regulerer transport af persondata på tværs af Atlanten, muligvis bliver ophævet. Hvis det sker, og indtil eventuelt andre regler bliver forhandlet på plads, vil det være op til tech-giganterne at overholde en god praksis for persondata uden for EU.

Tip: How to recover deleted files from iCloud on your Mac or iOS device


Tip: How to recover deleted files from iCloud on your Mac or iOS device

Many of our files are now hosted from inside of iCloud and you may not even know it. Not only does it this make them available on all your devices, but files can actually be recovered should they ever be deleted —at least most of the time.

Restore iCloud Files




Before you get your hopes up about recovering that long-gone term paper, there are as series of caveats that accompany iCloud file recovery. First, is understanding which files are actually housed in iCloud. Second is being within the recovery window. And third, is knowing from which devices recovery can be accessed cleanly —and how.






Starting with which files live inside iCloud, it can be a bit fuzzy. On recent versions of macOS, Apple syncs your Desktop and Documents folder to iCloud, making them available on the web and your iOS devices. Any files in those two locations can be synced to iCloud, assuming it is turned on.

Other files live there as well, such as those of popular apps such as Pages, Keynote, Numbers, Just Press Record, Affinity Photo, and many more. When files are saved in the default folders, any of these files could be potentially recoverable.

Our second qualifying factor is the timetable. Any files that were stored on iCloud get moved into iCloud’s trash, which keeps files for 30 days. If you delete a recording in Just Press Record, you’ve got about a month to recover it before it is lost forever.

Third, you have to be on a specific device to access to iCloud’s hidden trash depot — namely, a computer. Any iOS device — be it iPhone or iPad — is generally unable to access iCloud.com, which is where Apple keeps the list of deleted files. Therefore, you’be got to be on a Mac or PC to be able to find them. Some files can be restored using an iOS device and the Files app, but we will touch on that in a bit.

On the Mac



With that out of the way, let’s take a look.

  • First, head to iCloud.com and sign in

  • Next, click on the gear icon to access the iCloud Settings web app

  • Scroll to the bottom, and on the left you will see an option to Restore Files. Click that.



  • A window will appear, showing you all of your recently deleted files. Select the check boxes next to the files you’d like to restore, and tap Restore.




That is all you need to do!

There are additional nuances that may help along the way, such as sorting the files by date deleted, name, or size. It is also good to know that iCloud’s recovery feature is also painfully slow. Slowly but surely, your files will appear in their original locations.

iOS limitations



Whenever you head to iCloud.com you are presented with an explainer that outlines the abilities of iCloud but doesn’t give you the option to sign in. You can hold the refresh button in the navigation bar and tap Request Desktop Site, but it is certainly not a mobile-optimized experience, nor in our testing did it work for file recovery every time.



If you head to the Files app, there is an option for recently deleted files, but it does limit you to files that were deleted on your iOS device.

Ones ability to recover deleted files from iCloud is not going to be a full replacement for a real backup, which you absolutely should still have. (Note: check out AppleInsider’s guide on how and why you should be backing up your Mac)

If you’ve ever inadvertently moved a file from your desktop or documents folder to the trash and emptied it, then soon regretted it, you may not completely be out of luck. While slow, iCloud’s file recovery feature can easily be a lifesaver. 

iCloud Photo Library and security: What you need to know!


iCloud Photo Library and security: What you need to know!

iCloud Photo Library and security: What you need to know!

Our photos can be as personal and private as our messages, financial information, and identities. iCloud Photo Library wants to make sure all our pictures and videos are backed up online and available on all our devices. To do that, it moves the bits that make up those pictures and videos from our iPhones, iPads, and Macs up to servers on the internet and then back down to our other iPhones, iPads, and Macs. That means both the transport and the storage needs to be secure so that our content is only ever available to us and us alone.

How does Apple keep my photos secure?

Apple uses end-to-end encryption to keep your photos safe as they move between your devices and iCloud. As Apple notes on its support site, your photos are transmitted under a “minimum of 128-bit AES encryption”. This means that your photos are given the same treatment as your iPhone backups, iCloud Drive, and your other iCloud-stored content.

How does end-to-end encryption keep my photos safe?

On a very basic level, it means that when one of your images is being transmitted (uploaded or downloaded), that photo is protected while it’s in transit. This means that if someone were to get ahold of the data for a photo that you were uploading from your iPhone to iCloud while it was being uploaded, they shouldn’t be able to see the actual image.

What else does Apple do to keep my photos secure?

Apple employs AES and SHA, industry standards for securely encrypting and hashing data. The company goes further in its iOS security paper, which offers greater detail on how the company keeps your photos (and all of your data in iCloud) safe:

Each file is broken into chunks and encrypted by iCloud using AES-128 and a key derived from each chunk’s contents that utilizes SHA-256. The keys and the file’s metadata are stored by Apple in the user’s iCloud account. The encrypted chunks of the file are stored, without any user-identifying information, using third-party storage services, such as Amazon S3 and Windows Azure.

At a basic level, these standards are very good ways to protect photos and other data while they’re being uploaded, downloaded, or stored.

What about privacy?

Apple takes privacy very seriously and, as noted above, stores your data chunks without user-identifying information. The company also gives you options for controlling your own privacy. First, on your iPhone or iPad themselves, it’s easy to grant or revoke permission for third-party apps to access your photos.

However, if you’ve decided that there are images that you don’t want to keep around, it’s easy to delete them from your iCloud Photo Library. What’s really great is that if you want to delete something, you only have to do so on one device. So if you delete an image on your iPhone, it will appear in Recently Deleted not only on that device, but any iPad or Mac connected to that iCloud account.

From there, your photo will remain in Recently Deleted for the next 30 days if you change your mind, or you can choose to completely delete it right away.

Questions?

If you have any other questions about iCloud Photo Library and security, let us know in the comments.

Updated May 2018: This remains the latest information on how iCloud Photo Library keeps your photos and video safe and encrypted.

How to set up Family Sharing and create a child’s Apple ID on iPhone and iPad


How to set up Family Sharing and create a child’s Apple ID on iPhone and iPad

Family Sharing is a handy feature that Apple offers to let up to six people share things like iCloud Storage, Apple Music, iTune purchases, location data, and more. Whether you’ve never needed the feature before or just want to get it set up for the first time, follow along for how to start using Family Sharing.

Family Sharing for iOS was first introduced back in 2014 with iOS 8, but Apple has brought along some handy new features like being able to share one iCloud Storage plan amongst six people more recently.

Setting up Family Sharing is mostly straight forward, but there are a couple of details and restrictions to look out for.

How to set up Family Sharing and create a child’s Apple ID on iPhone and iPad

  1. Open Settings and tap on your name
  2. Tap on Set up Family Sharing
  3. Next tap on Get Started and choose which category you’d like to start sharing first
  4. Follow the prompts until you see the option to Invite Family Members
  5. Add any members that already have an Apple ID that you do not help managing purchases and downloads, etc.

Interesting enough, Apple doesn’t let you turn on sharing for all the of the categories shown in the image above right away. We’ll visit how to do that in a moment.

Continuing on, you’ll need a credit card as the payment method to use Family Sharing. It seems the easiest thing to do is add an someone who has an Apple ID already that doesn’t need any parental controls during the initial set up. We’ll look at adding or creating an Apple ID for a child that will include parental control options.

After completing the steps above, tap on Family Sharing again as shown above in the image on the right.

Notice the list of shared features that you can turn on. Only the first option you started with during the steps above will be turned on for now. For a closer look at sharing iCloud Storage, see our guide here.

To invite more family members or create an Apple ID for a child to be able to approve purchases and downloads, tap on Add Family Member…

At this point you should be all set up for a simpler iOS experience with Family Sharing! For more help getting the most out of your Apple devices, check out our how to guide as well as the following articles:


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How to share iCloud Drive files


How to share iCloud Drive files

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You can share iCloud Drive files with other people to either give them basic access to the document, or to allow them to collaborate and edit the document. This sharing can be initiated via your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or even from iCloud.com using any web browser.

In this tutorial, we will learn how to share iCloud Drive files and documents, how to edit permissions for shared files, and how to revoke access to share documents. We will look at how to do all of that on iOS, Mac, and from iCloud.com.

One of the advantages of being an Apple user when using iCloud Drive file sharing is that you can move from one platform to another seamlessly. For instance, you can start sharing a document from your iPhone, edit the file permissions later on from a Mac, and revoke access to the file from iCloud.com. Each change made on one platform automatically carries over to the others.

Also worth noting is that the person you share the file with will have to have an Apple ID. If the person is opening the file on iPhone, iPad, or Mac, the file will be downloaded locally in their iCloud Drive. If the person is accessing the file from the web, they will first have to login to iCloud.com to retrieve the file

How to share documents in iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad

The following screenshots were taken on an iPhone, but the steps are identical on iPad.

1) Look for the document you want to share in the iCloud Drive app on your iPhone or iPad.

2) Tap the Select button, then tap on the document you want to share to select it.

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3) Tap on the arrow-up icon, then select Add People from the sharing options.

4) Choose how you want to share this document. For this tutorial, we will share the document by email. You can also adjust the Share Options, aka permissions, during this step, but we will look more into this below.

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5) Fill in the email address of the recipient, and tap Send. The person you are sharing this will receive a link from which they can access the document.

6) If you need to share with more people at some point, simply follow steps 1 to 3 above, then select Add People.

How to edit permissions of shared iCloud Drive documents on iPhone and iPad

By default, iCloud Drive documents are set to be accessed by only people you invite, and these people can also make changes to the documents. You can change these permissions.

1) Follow steps 1 to 3 from the section above. You will see people you are sharing the document with. From there you can change permissions for each individual, or for everyone you’re sharing with.

2) To change permissions for one individual, select this person and select either View only or Can make changes.

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3) To change general file permissions, tap on Share Options then select from the options available for who can access (only people you invite, or anyone with the link), and file permission (Can make changes, or View only).

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How to stop sharing iCloud Drive files on iPhone and iPad

You can choose to stop sharing a file with one specific person or everybody you’re sharing with at once.

1) Follow steps 1 to 3 from the first section of this tutorial titled “How to share document in iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad.”

2) To stop sharing with one specific person, select this person, then select Remove Access, then confirm you want to cut off access to this document for this person. Repeat this process for as many people as you want to remove access.

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3) To stop sharing with everyone you’ve shared the document with, simply select Stop Sharing, and confirm your decision.

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How to share documents in iCloud Drive on Mac

1) On your Mac, find the iCloud Drive file you want to share using the Finder. Click on that file to select it.

2) Click on the Share icon, or right-click on the file and select Add People.

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3) Select how you want to invite people to share this document. We will choose to share via email. At this point, you can also adjust sharing permissions, which we will look at in the section below.

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4) Enter the recipient of the document and send the email. The person will receive an email with a link to the document.

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How to edit permissions of shared iCloud Drive documents on Mac

By default, your Mac will make any document you share via iCloud Drive accessible to only people you invite, and these people can also make changes to the documents. You can edit this either before sharing the document, or after the document has been shared. Assuming you haven’t changed permissions before sharing, here is how you can change them after the file has been shared.

1) On your Mac, find the iCloud Drive file you want to share using the Finder. Click on that file to select it.

2) Click on the Share icon, or right-click on the file and select Show People.

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3) To change permissions for one specific individual, click on the ellipsis icon next to this person, then choose whether this person Can make changes, or View only.

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4) To change permissions for everybody you share with, click on Share Options, then select who can access the document and what permissions you give them regarding editing the document.

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How to stop sharing iCloud Drive files on Mac

You can choose to revoke access to one specific person or to everybody you are currently sharing the document with.

1) Follow steps 1 and 2 from above.

2) To revoke access to one specific person, click on the ellipsis icon next to this person, then choose Remove Access. You can repeat this step for every people you want to stop from accessing the file.

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3) To revoke access to everybody currently being able to access this document, click on Share Options, then Stop Sharing.

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How to share documents in iCloud Drive on iCloud.com

1) Log in to iCloud.com using your Apple ID, then go to the iCloud Drive app and select the file you want to share.

2) Click on the share icon that resembles the outlines of a person’s head. This will give you two sharing options: either via email, or by copying the link. We will select email. At this point, you can also select file permissions by clicking on Share Options, but we will look into this in the next section below.

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3) Click Share.

4) Type in the name or email address of the recipient, then hit Send. The person will receive the invitation and will then be able to access the document.

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How to edit permission of shared iCloud Drive documents on iCloud.com

File permission can be set before sharing or after sharing a document. If you haven’t selected a file permission before, here is how you can adjust it.

1) Login to iCloud.com using your Apple ID, then go to the iCloud Drive app and select the file you want to share.

2) Click on the share icon that resembles the outline of a person’s head. You will now see who you are currently sharing this document with.

3) To edit file permission for one person only, click on the ellipsis next to this person, then choose from Can make changes, or View only.

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4) To adjust sharing options for everybody except you, select Share Options, then choose who can access the document and what kind of editing permission they have.

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How to stop sharing iCloud Drive files on iCloud.com

As the document owner, you have the power to revoke access to one specific person, or to everybody who can currently access the file.

1) Follow steps 1 and 2 from above.

2) To stop sharing the document with one specific person, click on the ellipsis icon next to this person, then select Remove Access.

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3) To stop sharing this document with everyone, click on Share Options, then select Stop Sharing.

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If you have any question about this, please feel free to ask down in the comments.

How to fix iCloud sign-in loop bug on iPhone and iPad


How to fix iCloud sign-in loop bug on iPhone and iPad

How to fix repeat iCloud sign-in requests on iPhone and iPad

Once in a while, often following a major iOS update, you hear complaints about iCloud asking for sign in. Again. And again. And again. And again. And again. And—you get the idea. There’s probably a very technical reason for why iCloud panics and goes into a hyper-vigilant state but let’s just agree to call it super-annoying. Here’s how you can try to fix the problem, and cut down on the number of dialog boxes in your life.

If you want to stop the incessent nagging to enter your iCloud password, try signing out of iCloud, power cycling your device, then signing back into iCloud. Here’s how to do that.

  1. Open Settings on your iPhone and iPad.
  2. Tap the Apple ID banner.
  3. Tap Sign Out.

    Open Settings, tap Apple ID banner, tap Sign Out

  4. Tap Sign Out of iCloud.
  5. Enter your password to disable Find My iPhone on your iPhone or iPad.
  6. Tap Turn Off.

    Tap Sign Out of iCloud, enter password, tap Turn Off

  7. Tap Sign Out.
  8. Tap Sign Out.
  9. Power cycle your iPhone or iPad
  10. Tap the Apple ID banner.

    Tap Sign Out, tap Sign Out, tap Apple ID banner

  11. Tap iCloud.
  12. Tap Not [your name or email address] if you use a separate Apple IDs for iCloud and iTunes/the App Store and you didn’t sign out of the latter.
  13. Enter your iCloud Apple ID and password. Signing into iCloud could take a couple of minutes.

    Tap iCloud, tap Not "name" if necessary, enter Apple ID

  14. Enter the passcode of your current device.
  15. Enter the passcode for the requested device to complete the setup process.

    Enter device passcode, enter other device passcode

Questions?

Need any more help dealing with continual iCloud sign-in requests? Have you found another way to deal with the problem? Let us know below in the comments!

Updated March 2018: Updated steps for iOS 11.