Tools and Downloads

Get the latest software to use iCloud Storage APIs in your app.

Xcode Developer Tools

Xcode is the complete toolset for creating apps for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Download Xcode and enable your apps for iCloud.

Get Xcode for free.

iCloud Web Tools

Debug your iOS 6 and OS X Mountain Lion apps that use iCloud document storage. Sign in to and view the content your app has stored in iCloud.

(iOS Developer Program or Mac Developer Program membership required)


For iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

  • iOS 6Just connect your iOS device to your Mac and follow the onscreen instructions in iTunes.


For Mac

  • OS X Mountain LionGet OS X Mountain Lion on the Mac App Store. Mac Developer Program members can sign in to the Mac Dev Center to get a download code.


For Windows

Set up iCloud

Learn how to set up iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.

Get Started

iCloud requires iOS 5 on iPhone 3GS or later, iPod touch (3rd generation or later), or iPad; a Mac with OS X Lion; or a PC with Windows Vista or Windows 7 (Outlook 2007 or 2010 or an up-to-date browser is required for accessing email, contacts, and calendars). Some features require a Wi-Fi connection. Some features are not available in all countries. Access to some services is limited to 10 devices.