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There are some documents I don't want posted on i Cloud Drive. How do I remove them without losing them?

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Go to System Preferences/iCloud/iCloud Drive/Options to turn off syncing. Copy the files from iCloud Drive to the desired folder. If desired, you can then delete the files from iCloud if syncing is turned off.

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Mar 14, 2018 8:36 AM in response to Limnos In response to Limnos

No.

What I prefer is that my documents be on my laptop and not in the cloud. I would like to take them out of the cloud but not lose them from the laptop. And I would like to be able to be selective as to what I put in the cloud. At this point every document I create goes to the cloud automatically. I would like to be in control of that.

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Mar 14, 2018 10:32 AM in response to John Clouse1 In response to John Clouse1

Only the documents you save to the folders you have selected to sync to iCloud are synced to iCloud - to stop using iCloud turn it off - to use it selectively save local documents to a non synced folder,and documents you want on iCloud to a synced folder


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Mar 14, 2018 1:15 PM in response to John Clouse1 In response to John Clouse1

Go to System Preferences/iCloud/iCloud Drive/Options to turn off syncing. Copy the files from iCloud Drive to the desired folder. If desired, you can then delete the files from iCloud if syncing is turned off.

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