Share an iCloud place with family members using Family Sharing


With the release of iOS 11, the “Family access”Has received an improvement where subscribers of some plans can share iCloud storage with their family members.

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Thus, users have the opportunity to save money (Russian prices for iCloud tariffs) by subscribing one subscription to an expensive tariff plan, for example, 2 TB, which can simultaneously be subscribed to by family members (up to six people). In the same way, you can save a lot on Apple Music subscriptions. We talked about this in detail in this article.

With such an impressive amount of storage at your disposal, you can create a huge photo library with iCloud Photo Library and take full advantage of the capabilities of the Files app. Plus, you no longer have to worry about free space on iPhones and iPads with only 32GB or 64GB of internal storage.

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Share a location on iCloud

Sharing iCloud storage is extremely easy as long as your iCloud account has the “Family access“. This feature allows you to share content purchased from iTunes and the App Store with up to six family members.

To share your iCloud plan, go to “Settings»And click on the top of the page. Then click “Family access“→”ICloud storage“.

Share a location on iCloud

A dialog box will appear on the screen allowing you to buy the required tariff plan or (if you already have one) to include relatives in it.

Share a location on iCloud

In case a family member is already a subscriber of a paid plan, they can join you or include you in their plan.

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What iCloud plans can I share?

Sharing iCloud storage is a great chance to save money. Currently, the owners of 200 GB and 2 TB tariff plans can share places in the Apple cloud. The cost of a subscription to a monthly tariff plan for 200 GB is 149 rubles, for 2 TB – 599 rubles.

Also pay attention to the Apple One service, which allows you to profitably purchase a subscription to all popular Apple services with a big discount.

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