3 Replies Latest reply: Jan 27, 2013 6:00 AM by Winston Churchill
Sam Clapham Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

Hi, as a couple we have an iphone 5 each, 1 ipad, 1 ipod touch and a macbook pro. How can we make photos, contacts etc all come together on the macbook through one icloud? We both have individual apple ids. I don't want to have two user log ons on the computer. I've been searching everywhere and I'm so confused!!


Mac OS X (10.4)
  • 1. Re: iCloud for 2 users
    Winston Churchill Level 10 Level 10 (81,980 points)

    If you don't want separate user accounts on the computer, then your options are somewhat limited.

     

    You could add the second ID as a secondary account (system preferences > mail, contacts & calendars), but secondary accounts don't work with photo stream. As a workaround for the second account and photostream, the user could add photos to shared photostream albums and share them with the first account.

  • 2. Re: iCloud for 2 users
    Sam Clapham Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    Thanks for the reply. Out of interest, if we set up separate users, would each others' photos appear in iPhoto - regardless of which user was logged on? Does iPhoto contain all the same images?

  • 3. Re: iCloud for 2 users
    Winston Churchill Level 10 Level 10 (81,980 points)

    Only your own (my) photo stream photos will show up in each user account, although any photos shared using the shared photo stream feature will show up in iPhoto.

     

    Do you use Document and data syncing.