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How to manually create folders and move files in iCloud Drive

You'll be able to create folders and arrange files in iCloud Drive any approach you darn-well please!

iCloud Drive permits you to retailer all of your files up on Apple's servers and sync them throughout all of your units, together with iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Whilst you'll be able to let iCloud create files for you and drop files the place it thinks they belong, you'll be able to additionally create your personal folders and move any of your files into them. This is how!

How to manually create a folder in iCloud Drive on Mac

  1. Click on the Finder icon in your Mac's dock.
  2. Click on on iCloud Drive in the menu at the left in your Finder window.

  3. Proper-click within the Finder window.
  4. Click on on New Folder
  5. Input a identify for the brand new folder.

You'll be able to create folders inside folders in iCloud Drive on Mac. Simply double-click a folder and then apply steps 3 - 5 above.

How to manually create a folder in iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad

You'll be able to additionally create new folders proper for your iPhone or iPad while not having get entry to to a PC or Mac.

  1. Open the iCloud Drive app in your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Faucet Make a selection in the highest proper nook of the display.
  3. Faucet New Folder in the ground left nook of the display.

  4. Input a identify for the brand new folder.
  5. Faucet Create.

You'll be able to additionally create folders inside folders in iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad. Simply faucet to open a folder and then practice steps 2 - 5 above.

How to move files to new folders in iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad

You'll be able to move files into new folders in iCloud Drive for your Mac the similar method you possibly can move any document to a brand new folder. On iPhone and iPad, then again, this is a little bit other.

  1. Open the iCloud Drive app in your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Open the folder of the record or files you wish to have to move.
  3. Faucet Make a selection in the higher proper nook of the display.

  4. Make a selection the record or files you wish to have to move.
  5. Faucet Move on the backside middle of the display.
  6. Make a selection the folder you would like to move the files to.

Notice: In the event you would not have any other app in iCloud Drive that helps the record you wish to have to move, you are going to be requested to create a brand new folder as an alternative.

How to create a brand new folder in iCloud Drive on a PC

In case your Mac or iPhone isn't to hand, you'll be able to additionally create folders in iCloud Drive from another Mac or PC thank you to iCloud.com.

  1. Open your internet browser and navigate to iCloud.com. (click on the hyperlink!)
  2. Input the e-mail cope with and password related together with your Apple ID.
  3. Click on on iCloud Drive.

  4. Click on at the New Folder icon on the height of the display. It seems like a folder with a plus (+) image inside it.
  5. Input a identify for the brand new folder.

How to move files to new folders in iCloud Drive on a PC

You'll be able to additionally move files to other folders on some other Mac or PC thank you to iCloud.com.

  1. Open your internet browser and navigate to iCloud.com. (click on the hyperlink!)
  2. Input the e-mail cope with and password related together with your Apple ID.
  3. Click on on iCloud Drive.

  4. Make a selection the folder you wish to have to move the record or files from.
  5. Choose the record or files you wish to have to move to a special folder.
  6. Drag the record or files to iCloud Drive in the ground left nook of the window.

  7. Click on the again arrow button in the higher left nook of the window to navigate again to the primary iCloud Drive folder.
  8. Choose the record or files you simply moved into iCloud Drive.
  9. Drag and drop them into the folder you wish to have to move them to.

Any questions?

Do you've got any questions on developing folders or shifting files round in iCloud Drive for your Mac, iPhone, or iPad? Let me know in the feedback and I'm going to ensure to reply.

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