Q: Can I have multiple iCloud accounts on one iPhone or iPad? I want to add another iCloud account on my iPhone 7 but do not know how to do. Is anyone knowing how to figure it out? Thanks a lot.
—A user from Apple Community
As you can see from the question quoted above, sometimes, we may want to have two or multiple iCloud accounts on one iPhone or iPad for whatever reasons. If you have this demand as well, read on, this guide will show you how to configure multiple iCloud accounts on one iPhone/iPad with ease.
How to Have Multiple iCloud Accounts on One iPhone/iPad
You can only have one primary iCloud account; another iCloud account can be added with following steps. Let’s see in detail.
Step 1. Tap on Settings icon on your iPhone’s or iPad’s home screen.
Step 2. Scroll down; find Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Notes, and Reminders (take Calendar for example).
Step 3. Tap on Calendar > Accounts > Add Account > iCloud > Input the iCloud account and password, and then tap Next.
Step 4. After verifying, then setup the items, finally, tap Save > The account will be added.
Only your main account can use Bookmarks, Photos, iCloud Drive, Notes, Backup, and Find My iPhone functions.
Bonus Tip: How to Transfer Data from iCloud to iCloud
In this part, we’ll introduce you an amazing iOS data transfer tool – AnyTrans, which is designed to help you transfer and manage iPhone/iPad/iPod data and iCloud content. As for iCloud content function, AnyTrans supports transferring data from iDevice/computer to iCloud, exporting data from iCloud to computer, and even supports transferring data from iCloud to iCloud directly.
With AnyTrans, you can transfer kinds of iCloud data among multiple iCloud accounts, like contacts, notes, reminders and so on. Here, we focus on how to transfer photos from one iCloud to another. Now, let’s see in detail.
Step 1. Download and install AnyTrans on your computer > Launch it and click iCloud Manager > Sign in your iCloud account.
Step 2. Click Add iCloud Account > Sign in another iCloud account.
Step 3. Scroll down, click on Photos, then select pictures you want to transfer, click To iCloud button to start transferring photos from current iCloud to target iCloud.
1. AnyTrans supports up to five iCloud accounts at the same time.
2. You can also use AnyTrans to access and export data from iCloud backup.
The Bottom Line
Hope this guide can give you a hand on how to have multiple iCloud accounts on one iPhone or iPad. If you want to transfer data among multiple iCloud accounts, you can download AnyTrans to have a try. You’ll be surprised by its convenience it brings to you.