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Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes by Brad Miser

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Lesson 3. Configuring iCloud on Macintosh Computers

In this lesson, you learn how to configure your iCloud account on a Macintosh computer.

Logging Into Your iCloud Account

The iCloud software is built into Mac OS X. To start using it, you simply need to log into your iCloud account using the following steps:

Note: Mac OS X, v 10.7.2 or Later

To use iCloud’s full functionality, your Mac must be running Mac OS X Lion, version 10.7.2 or later. If you are using an earlier version of Mac OS X Lion, you can upgrade by choosing Software Update on the Apple menu. If you aren’t using Mac OS X Lion yet, you can purchase it using the App Store application.

1. Open the System Preferences application.

2. Click iCloud. The iCloud pane opens, as shown in ...

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