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I have a MacBook Pro with El Capitan 10.11.6 signed in to iCloud. I also have an iPhone 6s Plus which is also signed in to iCloud. After upgrading my iPhone to iOS 10 I have follow-ups showing notifications and also frequently appearing push notifications about “approve your device”.
I push it, then enter my passcode to iPhone and see this:
Approve This iPhone Go to one of your devices signed in to iCloud to approve this iPhone.
Waiting for approval (spinning wheel)
This is a very common scenario when we are asked for the approving devices on iCloud. As a matter of fact, when we buy a new iPhone or iPad, sign in to our iCloud, and we will also run into this question. To do so, Apple just wants to makes sure our data is safe. But in these situations, the viral problem would change to how to approve devices on iCloud for users.
To approve a device on iCloud, we can approve a device on iCloud from Mac, or from other iOS devices. In this tip, we will focus on how to approve a device on iCloud in several ways.
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How to approve iOS devices on iCloud has similarities with approving Mac in many ways, and there is just one point you need to understand.
When we upgrade our Mac OS, or just get a new one, and need to approve it on iCloud, we can figure it out with the following steps:
If you can finish approve this iPhone/iPad, or can’t get the waiting for approval on the phone to go away, some software glitches may happen on your iPhone or iPad. AnyFix – iOS system recovery provides you solutions to fix 130+ iOS/iPadOS/tvOS issues in minutes, and bring your Apple devices back to normal without data loss. If your iPhone/iPad stuck on setting up Apple ID, can’t approve this iPhone, plan to update iCloud settings but stuck, etc., you can get the latest version of AnyFix to get the issue fixed.
Here are the steps:
Step 1. Launch the software on your Mac or Windows PC. Choose System Repair.
Step 2. Select 50+ iPhone Problems > Check what system problems can be fixed on the right and continue. If the issues happen on your iPad, select 40+ iPad Problems.
Step 3. Confirm one repair mode. Standard Repair will not erase data and supports the most common system issues.
Step 4. Tap on Download button to get a matching firmware.
Step 5. After that, head to Fix Now button. AnyFix will start the repairing process and you will get Repair Completed page later. Check on your iPhone if the problem is fixed.
There is also another situation when we need to know how to approve devices on iCloud. We can back up our important data to iCloud from one device. When we want to access these iCloud backup data on another device, we can sign in to the same iCloud, and do as above steps to approve the device on iCloud to restore iCloud backup data.
However, this is not the only way to share iCloud data. We can also sync one iCloud data to another iCloud, and don’t need to sign in to another iCloud and approving operation. You will instantly ask us how. To sync data between two iCloud, we need help from one application – AnyTrans.
AnyTrans is a one-click iOS data manager. AnyTrans enables to transfer iOS data without limitation, like photos, messages, notes, music, movies, and so on. Besides managing iOS data, AnyTrans can also support managing iCloud data, for example, iCloud Sync feature. In the following, we will take photos as an example to show how to sync data between your two iCloud.
Steps to Sync Data between Two iCloud Accounts：
Step 1. Download AnyTrans > Install it on your computer (PC/Mac) > Click iCloud Manager section > Hit the Sign in to iCloud option to log into your two iCloud accounts.
Step 2. Click Photos.
Step 3. Select photos you plan to sync to the other iCloud > Click the To iCloud button, and they will be soon transferred.
How to approve devices on iCloud wouldn’t be a problem anymore if you do step by step above. And if you can’t approve this iPhone/iPad, you can try to approve from another device, or get AnyFix to fix various system problems like that.
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