You can check the status of various Apple online services here:
Your iCloud storage is almost fullRecently (2016?) Apple seems to have started sending lots of fear-inducing emails with the subject line:
Your iCloud storage is almost full
Have received these emails recently (in 2016):
iOS 9.x has a UI in the Settings app (iCloud option) for enabling various iCloud Photo features:
iOS 9.x has a UI in the Settings app (Storage option) for enabling various backup features, which use iCloud:
Note: the "Photo Library" backup option is different from the "iCloud Photo Library" and "My Photo Stream" options in the explicit iCloud Photos preferences above.
- Apple ID
- Apple: Manage your iCloud storage including key tips for deleting / removing things to "Make more space available in iCloud" from your iOS and Mac devices.
- Criticism: backups are *not* fully encrypted: https://twitter.com/dnvolz/status/1219596800987889664
- "Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company's iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-fbi-icloud-exclusive-idUSKBN1ZK1CT great scoop from @josephmenn" @dnvolz January 21, 2020