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    jon01's Avatar
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    Default iCloud with multiple devices

    i have an iPhone 4, wife has a 3gs, and my son has a iPod touch 4th gen. do i need to create an iCloud acct for each device? or will it backup each device seperately on the same iCloud acct?
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    As long as you keep each device with a different name, you can individually upload separate backups to the same account. Keep in mind that all backups will then subtract from your iCloud storage space.


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    Quote Originally Posted by iPhonejunkie3 View Post
    As long as you keep each device with a different name, you can individually upload separate backups to the same account. Keep in mind that all backups will then subtract from your iCloud storage space.


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    I agree, you can have as many devices you want. Make sure they have different names though, you WILL get confused haha. Good luck!
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    yeah i name them as jons-iphone, wifes-iphone etc... thanks for the responses.
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    Are you doing this for the simplicity of purchases or what? If you set up and account for each you won;t have to share storage space... Just an FYI!
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    yeah i guess since they are free accounts i might as well set one up for each device.
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    Yea for now its a bit of a hassle. Im sure Apple will allow specific profiles and restrictions for devices in a later iOS version (iOS 6?). Surely it will be done very tastefully as always and hopefully retains it Apple simplicity with Steve gone...but yea i think other post solved your question, im just always speculating. I should be a analyst gosh darn it.

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