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Can I delete the folder (Mobile Documents) on my Mac?

216 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Oct 8, 2012 11:07 AM by markwmsn RSS
Verzig Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Oct 3, 2012 4:16 PM

I just wanna the Pages document in the Cloud, not on my Mac… I wanna do the download on the iPad. Just like iTunes Match. I have the reference (doc icon to download) but the the file. For files dmg.txt and the how others? Maybe in the System Preferences uncheck Documents & Data? That's it? I just wanna use the iPad to sync Pages docs, the dmg.txt files only in the cloud to download? Is this possible?


  • markwmsn Level 4 Level 4 (3,945 points)
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    Oct 7, 2012 11:39 PM (in response to Verzig)

    If you don't want your Mac dealing with iCloud at all, which is what it sounds like you want, just sign out of iCloud on your Mac.

  • markwmsn Level 4 Level 4 (3,945 points)
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    Oct 8, 2012 11:07 AM (in response to Verzig)

    Sorry. When you said you "unchecked iCloud Mail," I thought you were not wanting to use it on your Mac.


    To answer your original question, I don't know whether you can delete the Mobile Documents folder from your Mac. Or rather, I don't know what might happen if you do. Better have a couple of good backup copies of your boot volume before you try it. (A good idea for anything that requires "sudo" even if you have researched it thoroughly.)


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