If you are wondering whether you can access and view the data in your iCloud account on PC, the answer is absolutely yes. In fact, there are several ways to do that as we shall see in this article. As a matter of fact, once you set up iCloud for Windows, all the data on your PC will be automatically updated on your iOS device.
Let’s take a look at the various ways you can access iCloud on your PC.
1 Download iCloud for Windows
Before you download iCloud for Windows, it is important that you set up iCloud on all your devices, if you haven’t already. Once you have done that, follow these simple steps to download and set up iCloud for Windows.
Step 1: Download iCloud for Windows https://support.apple.com/en-ke/HT204283 and open the iCloud set-up file if it doesn’t open automatically.
Step 2: Restart the computer and then open iCloud for Windows if it doesn’t open automictically
Step 3: Enter your Apple ID to sign in to iCloud and then select the features and content you want to automatically update across your devices. Click “Apply” to finish.
You can also access iCloud from any browser on your PC. Just go to www.icloud.com and sign in to view your content.
2 Access iCloud from PC using iCloud Backup Viewer
Another way to access your iCloud backup on your PC is to use an iCloud backup viewer like iMyFone D-Back or iMyFone D-Back for Mac. This is a program that is specifically designed to help you gain access to an iCloud backup and even extract data from it. The following are just some of its useful features.
- It is also a data recovery tool that you can use to recover up to 22 types of data such as text messages, iMessages, WhatsApp messages, voice memos, notes and more.
- It can also be used to view data on an iTunes backup.
- You can also recover deleted data directly from an iOS device, even without a backup
- It is very easy to use with a user interface that is easy to navigate.
How to use iMyfone D-Back to View and Access iCloud Backup from PC
The following is a simple step by step tutorial to use iMyfone D-Back to view data on an iCloud backup. Install the program to your PC and then follow these simple steps.
Step 1: Open iMyfone D-Back and from the main window, select “Recover from iCloud Backup.” Click “Start” to begin.
Step 2: Select the type of data you want to view. If you want to see everything, check “Select All” and click “Next” to continue.
Step 3: Sign in to your iCloud account and then select the backup you want to view. Click “Next” to allow the program to download the selected backup.
Step 4: On the next window, all the content on the backup will be visible. Click on any file to view it. You can also select data and click “Recover” to save the files to the PC.