iCloud is a cloud storage service provided by Apple for Apple users. iCloud’s main purpose is to let you access your files, data from anywhere you want on any device you want. You can access iCloud files from different platforms as long as you are using the same iCloud account and syncing everything.
Today, we will be showing you how you can create your own iCloud account directly from any iOS devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad) for free.
How To Create New iCloud Account From Apple Device ?
Tap on Settings icon. Then tap on iCloud from left tab.
Tap on Get a Free Apple ID button from the iCloud login section.
If iCloud account is already signed in and you want to sign up from the scratch, then tap on Delete Account. Then select Delete.
Now select your Birthday. Your birthday is used to determine appropriate services and retrieve your password if you forget it.
Enter your First Name and Last Name. Tap on Next.
Now select ‘Get a free iCloud email address’ and then tap Next.
Choose any username that you want to use for your new Apple ID. Your Apple ID will be email@example.com. It must not be in firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Press Next and then tap on Create.
Create a strong password for your iCloud ID. Verify your password by re-entering it.
Now choose a question as a rescue question and answer it. This question along with your birth-date will be key to your identity verification.
Agree to all the terms & conditions. Wait for some seconds and then your new iCloud account will be created successfully.
These are the steps that you need to follow in order to create new iCloud account. Now go to App Store and search for the app and try to download it. Make sure you choose a free app and not a paid one. If you choose a paid app , then you will be guided to the page where you have to enter your credit card information.
Tap on GET, then INSTALL APP.
Now tap on Use Existing Apple ID.
Enter the Apple ID you just created and the password.
Tap on OK.
Since it is the first time you are using iTunes Store, you have to go to Review. Choose your country.
Scroll down to the bottom and tap on Agree. By default, under billing information, None will be selected. Tap on “Next”.
Under Billing Address, select Title, enter your address and then your phone number. Then tap on Next.
For using iCloud services and other additional Apple services, you need an iCloud account or ‘Apple ID’ as a whole. All you need is an Apple device i.e. iPhone, iPad or iPod with iOS 5 or later. It doesn’t matter whether you have MobileMe account or any other accounts, the thing is you just need a verified Apple account. If you do not know how to create iCloud account, then here are the process for iCloud sign up.
Steps To Create iCloud Account:
Tap the ‘Settings’ icon from the home screen.
Tap ‘Mail, Contacts, Calendars’ in order to create your account.
Again, tap ‘Add Account..’ that you will find within ‘Accounts’ section.
Choose iCloud from the options like iCloud, Microsoft Exchange, GMail, Yahoo!, AoL and Hotmail.
Then tap the “Get a Free Apple ID” tab.
Enter your ‘birth-date’. Remember that your real date of birth is used to determine suitable service retrieve the password if you forget it.
Then hit the ‘Next’ button from the top right corner.
Type in your First and Last name on their respective fields. Tap ‘Next’.
Now you can either choose to use your current iCloud email address or create a new one by tapping on ‘Get a free iCloud email address’. Remember that, if you chose to get a new email address, then this will be used as your new iCloud Apple ID.
Next step that you have to perform is to create a password. Re-enter the password on the ‘Verify’ field to confirm it.
Answer the three security questions. You can change the question just by tapping on the right arrow to Continue.
As a optional question, you are asked to enter a rescue email address.
If you want Email Updates, then you can just tap the toggle to set it ‘ON’ or ‘OFF’.
Review the new Apple ID and hit the “Agree” in the rightmost bottom corner for iCloud Sign up.
Note: You need a verified email address linked with your @me.com or @mac.com Apple ID to set up iCloud. To add a verified email address, go to My Apple ID (appleid.apple.com), sign in with your @me.com or @mac.com email address, and add a valid email address to your already existing account.
After you are done with the above steps, you will get your own new iCloud account. Next time, do not forget to use the new Apple ID for iCloud Login. Basically, you can use this iCloud account to use any Apple services.