You want to store specific files into specific folders within the user’s iCloud storage for your app.
Follow these steps:
Make sure your app is set up to use iCloud (see Recipe 17.1)
Select your project file (with the blue icon) in Xcode and select the Summary tab.
In the Summary tab, scroll down until you get to the
Entitlements section. Find the iCloud Containers list and copy the
first value in that list. The value for the project that I have
set up for this recipe is
This value will be different for your app.
In your app delegate, place the string that you copied from iCloud Containers list, into a string. Prefix this string with your Team ID (see Recipe 17.2 on how to find your Team ID).
Now instantiate an object of type
NSFileManager and pass the path that you
created in the previous two steps, to the
method of this class. The value of this method will be the
local address for iCloud storage on the
device that is running your app. Let’s call this path
Root iCloud Path.
Append the folder name that you want to create to the Root
iCloud Path (see previous step). Keep the resulting path in a
string or an instance of
fileExistsAtPath:isDirectory: method of
your file manager. If this method returns NO, then go on to create
the folder using the