To enable iCloud on your Windows PC first set up your iCloud account on your other iOS devices or Mac, then install iCloud for Windows.
With iCloud for Windows, you’ll have your photos, videos, mail, calendar, files, and other important information on the go and on your Windows PC. download iCloud for windows
Turn on iCloud.
Open iCloud for Windows and sign in with the Apple ID you used to create your iCloud account. Select the iCloud services you’d like to enable and click Apply.
Enable automatic downloads.
When you enable iCloud Drive and Photos, iCloud for Windows creates new folders for those files in Windows Explorer. And when you save new files in those folders, the files will also automatically appear on your other iOS devices.
iCloud Photo Library
When you turn on iCloud Photo Library, all the photos and videos you take with iPhone or iPad are automatically uploaded, so you can access them from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and PC and on iCloud.com. By storing all your photos and videos safely in iCloud, you’ll have more space on your iPhone to take even more great shots. And iCloud Photo Sharing makes it easy to show off just the photos and videos you want to just the people you want to see them.
Cloud Drive and the Files app
With iCloud Drive, you can securely store all your files in iCloud and access them from your iPhone or iPad in the new Files app, from your Mac, from a PC, or on iCloud.com. And you can easily invite people to view, download, or work on a file with you from anywhere. No creating copies, managing versions, or adding email attachments.
iCloud Backup and Restore
iCloud backs up your iOS devices each night when they’re connected to power and Wi‑Fi, so you can easily restore all your information. And when you get a new device, your files automatically restore from iCloud so you won’t lose a beat.
Start with 5GB free. Add more or share a plan with your family.
You get 5GB of free iCloud storage to get started. If you have larger collections of photos, videos, or documents and more devices to back up, you can easily upgrade your storage plan — up to 2TB. And now you can share a 200GB or 2TB iCloud storage plan with the whole family, so each family member won’t need to buy separate plans.
Increase your iCloud storage
You automatically get 5GB of iCloud storage just for signing up. When you increase your storage plan, starting at 50GB for $0.99 (USD) a month, you get even more space to securely store what’s more important to you in Apple’s iCloud. That means extra room for all of your photos, videos, documents, apps, and more. You can upgrade right from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.
How to upgrade your iCloud Storage.
Open iCloud for Windows.
Click Storage > View Account.
Enter your Apple ID password.
Click View Account, and then follow the instructions.
The One convenient home for all of your photos
Use iCloud Photo Library on your Windows PC to download all of the photos and videos from iCloud to your computer, or upload your Windows Pictures library to iCloud. And when you turn on iCloud Photo Sharing, you can share your captured memories with just the people you choose.
How to get started with iCloud Photo Library:
Open iCloud for Windows.
Next to Photos, click Options.
Select iCloud Photo Library.
Click Done, then click Apply.
You can manage and delete your photos and videos from the Photos app of your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, and on iCloud.com.
Get everything you love, on every device you use
When you download and set up iCloud on your Windows PC, your photos, videos, mail, files, and bookmarks are accessible on all of your devices. If you need help, you can find solutions to common issues or learn more about iCloud for Windows.